Before you start converting the video to Blu-ray/DVD disc or ISO file or burning it to a blank disc, you are allowed to edit the video. There are several video editing feature built-in that you can use.
To enter the video editing panel, click the Edit button on the file. You can see all the video editing features: Trim, Watermark, Crop, Effect and 3D.
In the Trim section, you can cut the video by deciding the exact time at which the video will begin and end. You can do that by directly dragging the slider under the time bar , and the time points on the slider will correspond to the Start Time and End Time under the slider. And you can put in the exact time as to when the video will start and end accurate to microseconds. Next to the time bar are a few buttons. Click the Play button to start playing the video on the preview window above. The Start Time button is used for setting the time point that the video being played on the preview window is at as the start time. The End Time button , just as what its name suggests, is used for setting the time point that the video is at as the end time after you set the start time. This Play button is for playing the selected part of the video. The Clip Length shows the length of the video you’ve edited. And you can undo all those above steps by clicking Reset button.
In the Watermark section, you can add text or image on the video as watermark. First click the Watermark button to enable it. You can choose to add either text or image on the video, but not both.
1. Add text.
Click the button next to the text option to enable text watermark. And input the words you want in the text box .
1.1 To change the color of the font, click the button next to the text box. In the color selecting window, you can choose whatever color it has on the colorboard for the text.
1.2 Click the button to call out the font selecting window. In the window you can choose another font, select a font style you like, and set the right size for the text. There are also effect for the text like Strikeout and Underline. There’s a preview box showing the sample of the font.
2. Add image.
To add image to the video as a watermark, first enable this option by clicking the button next to the Image option. Next click the Folder button to choose an image file from your computer to be added to the video.
3. Related watermark settings.
After adding text or image on the video, there are several options provided for you to adjust.
3.1 You can adjust the transparency of the watermark from 0% to 100% with the slider.
3.2 You can adjust the size of the watermark by inputting the exact number of pixels.
3.3 You can also adjust the position of the watermark by directly dragging it to the ideal location or inputting the coordinates.
3.4 You can apply the watermark to all videos by checking Apply to All or undo the watermark by clicking Reset button.
In Crop tab, you can choose one fraction of the movie screen and remove other parts. There are two ways to crop the video: one is directly choose one part of the screen on the preview window, another is enter the coordinates of left and right and the size value.
The buttons next to the time bar is for adjusting the selected part of the screen. Click to flip the screen horizontally; click to flip the screen vertically; click to rotate the screen 90 degree clockwise and click to rotate the screen 90 degree counter clockwise.
There are a few effects in the Zoom section which can adjust the border of the screen.
In the Effect section, you can adjust the brightness, saturation, contrast and volume of the video. You can directly pull the slider or put in a value to adjust them. And you can preview the adjusted image on the preview window. Check Apply to All to apply the changes to all the videos. Click Reset button to undo all the changes of Effect.
You can turn your 2D video into 3D in 3D section. Click the 3D Mode button to enable 3D effect. There are 6 types of 3D modes provided. You can choose 3D modes from Red/Cyan, Red/Green, Red/Blue, Blue/Yellow, Interleaved and Side by Side. And you can adjust the value of 3D depth by adjusting the slider or inputting a value.
f. Remove Noise
In the Remove Noise section, you could simply click the Remove Noise button to activate it.
g. Create Chapter
In the Create Chapter section, you could choose the Set chapter to create chapters by directly typing the number, or choose Set chapter length to input the value of every chapter duration. You could also insert and edit chapters one by one by dragging the slider to the point that you would like to create the chapter and click Insert chapter for creating the chapter. If you are not satisfied with the chapter creating results, you could also click Delete or Delete All to delete the chapters. This feature is only available to Blu-ray output.