Clipchamp is a new video editing tool that is now included with Microsoft 365 Business. It allows you to create and edit professional-looking videos quickly and easily with a drag-and-drop interface and a variety of features. You can use Clipchamp to edit your Teams meeting recordings, create marketing and social media content for your company, and more. Here is a comprehensive instructional guide on how to use Clipchamp for different purposes.
How to edit Teams meeting recordings with Clipchamp
If you want to trim, crop, or add captions to your Teams meeting recordings, you can use Clipchamp to do so. Here are the steps:
- In Teams, go to the meeting recording in the chat history and click More options > Open in Microsoft Stream.
- On the Microsoft Stream portal, click More options > Edit.
- Under Options, go to Captions and click Download file. This will download the VTT caption file to your computer.
- Click Create a video and choose the aspect ratio that suits your video.
- Click Browse my files and upload the video file from Microsoft Stream. You can also drag and drop the file into the editor.
- Click Add media and upload the VTT caption file that you downloaded earlier. You can also drag and drop the file into the editor.
- Drag the video file and the caption file to the timeline. Make sure they are aligned at the start of the video.
- To trim the video, click on the video clip and drag the handles at the start or end of the clip to cut off unwanted parts.
- To crop the video, click on the video clip and then click on Crop in the toolbar. You can drag the corners or sides of the crop box to adjust the size and position of the video.
- To edit the captions, double-click on the caption clip and then click on Edit captions in the toolbar. You can change the text, font, color, size, position, and timing of the captions as you like.
- To add transitions, effects, filters, text, stickers, audio, or voiceover to your video, use the tools on the left side of the editor.
- When you are done editing, click Export in the top right corner of the editor. Choose a resolution and quality for your video and then click Start export.
- Once your video is exported, you can download it to your computer or share it directly to social media platforms or cloud storage services.
How to create marketing and social media content with Clipchamp
If you want to create engaging and eye-catching videos for your marketing and social media campaigns, you can use Clipchamp to do so. Here are some tips:
Clipchamp has a library of templates that you can use as a starting point for your videos. You can browse by category, such as business, education, lifestyle, or social media. You can also filter by aspect ratio, such as square, vertical, or horizontal. To use a template, just click on it and then click Use this template. You can then customize it with your own content, such as images, videos, text, logo, etc.
Use stock media
Clipchamp has a collection of stock media that you can use for free in your videos. You can access it by clicking on Stock in the editor. You can search by keywords or browse by category, such as animals, nature, people, or technology. You can also filter by type, such as photos, videos, audio, or graphics. To use stock media, just drag and drop it into the timeline or preview window.
Clipchamp has a feature that lets you animate your text, images, stickers, or shapes in your videos. You can access it by clicking on Animations in the editor. You can choose from different types of animations, such as fade in/out, slide in/out, bounce in/out, or zoom in/out. You can also adjust the speed and duration of the animations as you like.
Clipchamp lets you add your own branding elements to your videos, such as logo, colors, fonts, or watermark. You can access them by clicking on Branding in the editor. You can upload your logo or choose from Clipchamp’s logo maker tool. You can also select your brand colors from a color picker or enter a hex code. You can also choose your brand fonts from a list of fonts or upload your own fonts.
Clipchamp lets you add call-to-actions to your videos, such as buttons, links, or forms. You can access them by clicking on Call-to-action in the editor. You can choose from different types of call-to-actions, such as subscribe, sign up, learn more, or buy now. You can also customize them with your own text, color, size, position, and URL.
Learn more about Clipchamp
Clipchamp is more than just a video editing tool. It’s a powerful and versatile solution that can help you create stunning videos for work or school. Whether you want to edit your Teams meeting recordings, create marketing and social media content, or showcase your projects and presentations, Clipchamp has everything you need to make it happen. You can access Clipchamp for free with your Microsoft 365 Business account and enjoy unlimited exports, storage, and features. Don’t miss this opportunity to unleash your creativity and impress your audience with Clipchamp. To learn more about Clipchamp, click here and get started today.