How to Choose a Video Transition for Your Video

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How to add a transition to your video


Picking the right transitions and adding them to your video can be a lengthy and tricky process. Movavi Video Editor lets you easily create a seamless story from separate clips. Choose from hundreds of simple or creative fades, add them in a click, and make videos that people will watch till the very last second.

You can use basic transitions or enhance your video with thematic and catchy transitions from Movavi Effects Store.

Basic transitions in Movavi Video Editor


The picture slowly fades to black, and the next frame gradually appears on the screen.


One shot slowly erases the other, traveling from one side of the frame to the other.


The next frame appears on the screen, growing larger or smaller.

How to add transitions using Movavi Video Editor

Step 1. Download and install Movavi Video Editor

Download the program below and run the installation file. After the installation is finished, launch the app.

Step 2. Open the program and add your videos

Add your videos by clicking the Add Files button or simply drag and drop your file to the program window. The videos you selected will appear in the Project Files.

Step 3. Add your videos to the timeline

Before you can edit your videos, add them to the Timeline. Simply drag them to the video track at the bottom. After that, you can rearrange them as you want.

Step 4. Apply transitions

On the left side panel, click Transitions. Here, you can choose from multiple options available to you. Just choose the one you like and drag it to the video track between your videos.

If you want something more creative, Movavi Effects Store offers dozens of additional effects, overlays, titles, and more. Open Effects Store and explore a wide diversity of transitions.

Step 5. Edit your videos (optional)

To add a more creative touch to your video, you can explore the Titles, Effects, and More Tools menus on the left side panel and experiment with more editing tools.

Step 6. Export your result

When you’ve finished editing your video, click on the Export button. In the opened window, you can change your save folder and output quality. The Advanced menu has some more options, such as frame rate and resolution. When you have everything set, click Start.

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Overview of awesome transitions in Movavi Video Editor

In Movavi Effects Store, you can choose thematic transitions for any of your videos.

Vlogging and Style

Packs from this category will make your content more memorable and engaging.

Add a crafty touch to your vlog with Cutout Alphabet Pack – its hand-cut letters will help make eye-catching captions.

Holiday and Events

These packs will create a festive and fun mood for your videos.

Check out Winter Sports Pack to amp up the atmosphere of winter action.


These packs will make sure you set the perfect aesthetic for any content. You’ll find a variety of transitions and effects of different colors and shapes.

Collage Pack will turn your videos into an eye-catching, dynamic video collage.

Gaming and tech

Make gaming montages and tech videos with an assortment of futuristic effects.

Check out Let’s Play pack with neon effects – it’s perfect for Let’s Plays or gaming reviews.

Family and Kids

Cute and funny effects will make any family content more entertaining and eye-catching.

Do you have zoo trip footage you want to share? Use Baby Zoo Pack and its adorable effects.

Movavi Effects Store

A huge library of creative effects and background music to lift your videos from wow to wowzers

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