VideoPad Tutorial


VideoPad Video Editor makes editing videos easy. This full featured video editor lets you create professional looking videos with transitions, music and narration in minutes, helping you make the most of your captured memories and create movies you will be proud to share with family and friends.

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VideoPad Interface for VideoPad v6.01

This video explains the VideoPad interface, showing you the toolbar, media file bins, preview windows, sequence views, and workflow tabs.


Adding Media

This tutorial will guide you through the fast and easy process of adding media to your video projects with VideoPad. The tutorial covers drag and drop, navigating to files, recording a webcam, media file bins, previewing clips, and adding clips to a sequence.


Add Media from your Phone

This tutorial video will show you how to open videos, photos or audio from your phone to edit in VideoPad.


Add Audio to Your Movie

This tutorial shows you how to add audio to your movie using VideoPad. You will learn how to import audio, how to record narration, and how to access the NCH Software sound effect library.


Add Text to Videos

This tutorial explains how to add both Simple Text overlays and Animated Text overlays. Learn how to format your text, add scrolling and edit animated text properties. Use the information in this tutorial to add captions, title screens, credits and text overlays to your videos.


How to Add Subtitles

This tutorial shows you how to add and edit subtitles in your video. Learn how to use the subtitles dialog to create your own subtitles and load subtitle files (SSA, SRT, & VTT.) You will also learn how to format your subtitles by editing the font, text and color.


Editing Your Video

This tutorial shows you how to easily edit your video using VideoPad. It covers clip length, in and out points, clip sequencing, splitting clips, and deleting clips.


How to Increase Audio Volume

This video will show you how to increase the audio volume in your video. Learn how to increase audio volume using the Normalize and the Amplify effects.


How to Remove Audio from Videos

This tutorial will demonstrate how to remove audio from video clips. Learn how to unlink the audio from a video clip and delete it, as well as how to relink an audio clip to your video.


How to Remove Noise from Audio

This tutorial will demonstrate how to remove noise from the audio in your VideoPad project. Learn how to remove noise from your audio using the Default Preset or by using the Remove Hum and Hiss effect.


How to Trim Videos

This video will show you how to trim video clips in VideoPad. This tutorial covers how to change the start or end point of your clip.


How to Crop Videos

This video editing tutorial will show you how to crop a video clip.


How to Split Video

This video will show you how to cut or split a video clip. This tutorial covers how to cut out a part of a clip in the sequence timeline or how to split a clip in the preview windows.


How to Change Clip Speed

This tutorial will show you how to slow down or speed up your video clip using VideoPad.


How to Flip a Video

This tutorial video demonstrates how to flip a video clip horizontally or vertically.


360 Degree Video Editing with VideoPad v6.01

This tutorial guides you through the basics of 360 editing in VideoPad. Learn how to switch to 360 preview mode and how to apply the Place in 360 effect to flat clips.


How to Add Effects

This tutorial will show you how to add effects to your video using VideoPad. You'll learn how to add effects, how to edit effects and how to save the effects in your project.


How to Add a Zoom Effect

This tutorial video will show you how to add a zoom effect to a video clip. This tutorial also covers how to add a zoom anmation to a clip.


Using Pan and Zoom for a Ken Burns Effect

This tutorial shows you how to use VideoPad's pan and zoom effect. This makes it easy to apply the Ken Burns Effect. You will learn how to adjust and preview the effect before applying it to your video clip.


Adding Transitions

In this tutorial you'll learn about using transitions in VideoPad. This video will teach you how to add transitions, how to preview them, and how to edit transitions.


Using the Animation Editor

This tutorial shows you how to use the animation editor to animate effect parameters in your video. Learn how to view a parameters's animation line, use the parameter menu and add keyframes.


Add a Logo or Watermark to Your Video

This tutorial shows you how to add a logo or watermark to your video with VideoPad Video Editor. Learn to plan the location and duration of your watermark and use effects to make adjustments to its appearance.


How to Blur Part of a Video

This tutorial will show you how to add a blur effect to a video clip. It will demonstrate how to apply the blur effect to only part of a clip as well as how to adjust and animate the blur effect in your video clip.


Saving and Exporting Your Movie

This tutorial shows you how to save your VideoPad file project to work on later and how to export your finished movie to the desired location and format. Learn how to export using presets for different portable devices, to burn to Blu-ray or DVD, export as a sequence of images, export to social media platforms, or export using the Export Wizard.


Upload to YouTube

This video tutorial will show you how to upload your videos to YouTube directly from VideoPad.


How to Save as MP4

This tutorial will show you how to save your video as an MP4. It will also demonstrate how to change the default encoding settings and adjust the resolution and frame rate. Learn how to manage multiple export tasks and run them in the background while you edit.


Note: the tutorials on this page are for VideoPad beginning with version 4.48. For tutorials on earlier versions of VideoPad, see the VideoPad Playlist. For tutorials on other NCH Software products see the NCH Software YouTube Channel.




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