Video Transition Effects to Make Your Videos Stand Out
Seamlessly merge video clips together with animated transition effects. Choose from 15+ transition styles available right in the online video editor.
What is a video transition?
Video transitions are added to video clips during post production. Transition effects help you blend one shot into another and conceal cuts between scenes.
How to add transition effects to videos
Step 1. Get your videos ready.
Upload videos or create new ones with hundreds of ready-made video templates and stock assets.
Step 2. Merge videos together.
Combine multiple video clips and images into one video by using the “+” button on the video timeline.
Step 3. Add transitions between the clips.
Click the “><” button between the videos to apply transition animations. Choose from 15+ animated effects and customize their appearance.
Step 4. Share or download the video.
Proceed to the Publish step and render your video. Then, share it to social media, set up a video landing page, embed it into websites and emails, or download.
Ready-made templates with stunning transitions
Click on any video template to customize it for your business and use case.
Why Your Video Needs Transitions
Merge two video clips seamlessly
Simple transitions such as cut and fade blend two pieces of footage together, ensuring a smooth and enjoyable watching experience.
Grab viewers’ attention
More creative animations like glitch effect or ink transitions can give hour videos a unique, trendy look. A perfect way to hook your audience!
Set the pace and mood
The length of each scene and the transitions between them affect the feel of your video. Use quick cuts and buoyant effects for a vibrant feel. Or take it slower with smooth transitions and close up shots.
Tips to Using Video Transitions Like a Pro
Choose transitions that match your video styleUse dynamic transitions for energetic, fast-paced videos. Such videos work best as ads and engaging social media content. Other video types require transitions that are more subtle and smooth to create a relaxing, calming feel.
Don’t get carried awayAnimated transitions are fun and engaging, but try to resist the temptation to use every one of them in your video. It’s better to choose one or two transition effects that best match your video project and stick to them.
Try a creative approachDo you want your video to look like the next Pixar animation? Geometric transitions combined with colorful video backgrounds can give your videos a unique look that will wow your audience.
Use the video effects consistentlyMake sure that your video doesn’t overwhelm the user with a crazy mix of all possible animation effects. Find animations that have a similar feel and use them consistently across different elements of your video. For example, apply a spin animation to an animated sticker and use the circle transition to glew the videos together.
Sometimes you don’t need any transitionsSometimes using no transition can make your video even more unique and eye-catching. Try combining several static images into a video clip and remove all transition effects between them. You’ll be amazed at how gripping such a simple video can be!