Add filters to your videos or images to change the color and contrast, make them black and white, or add blur in Clipchamp.

You can also use filters to add special effects such as a slow zoom (similar to a Ken Burns effect), glitch, smoke, filmic noise, VHS crackle, blur fill, or green screen.

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How to add a filter to your media file

Step 1. Drag and drop the video or image into the timeline

Drag and drop the video or image from the Your media tab into the timeline.

Step 2. Add a filter

Click on your video in the timeline, so it's highlighted green. A sidebar will appear on the right-hand side of the editor.

Click on the filters tab to view all of the filters you can add to your video. Hover over the filter icons to preview what they will look like on your video. When you have chosen a filter, click on the filter to add it to your video.

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Removing a Filter

You can return the video to its original state at any time by clicking on the clip in the timeline, opening the filters tab, and clicking the unfiltered filter. Alternatively, drag and drop the original video into your timeline again from your media library.

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Adjusting colors yourself

If you would like to custom adjust the exposure, contrast, saturation, or temperature of the video or image yourself, you can use the sliders in the color balance tab. For tips on how to do this, see: changing the color of a video.

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Try it out

Ready to get started? Head straight to Clipchamp to try it out for yourself:

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