How To Make Cool Video Edits: 10 Cool Effects to use in 2021

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Editing videos is one of the most important stages of the entire video-making process. Why? Because this is where everything that you’ve done so far comes together to give you the final amazing result.

A lot of people have this misconception that video editing can be quite hard. Well, I’m not going to disagree there. But today, there are so many online video editors like Typito that make editing extremely easy.

There’s so much you can do with editing to make your videos 10x better. And what’s more? You can enjoy the whole process and have fun playing around with different cool edits.

Adding cool edits can make your video fun and engage the audience. At the same time, you can make your brand stand out on online platforms and make sure it stays with the audience.

So without further ado, let’s jump into the different cool edits that you can add to your videos using Typito.

10 Cool Video Edits You Can Make Using Typito

Here we’ve listed down 10 edits that you can add to your video to increase its cool factor.

Now before you dive into the editing process, make sure you’ve logged into Typito, or you can sign up for free. Create a new project with an aspect ratio of your choice and upload all your videos or images. Once this is done, you can begin this exciting process.

1. Add An Image Inside Text

This is a really cool effect that lets you add images inside text. An easy way to do this is to use the image stencil template. This template is exactly what it sounds like. Your video will fill the space inside the letters giving it a cool stencil effect. It’s super easy to use as it’s just a template and helps make your video a whole lot cooler.

Where can you use it?

The image inside the text template is ideal to use for the titles in your videos. You can use it at the beginning of videos like a travel vlog to instantly grab your viewer’s attention.

How to use it?

How to make cool video edits: Add effects
Add effects like fade in or fade out, adjust the size, duration, and text font to your convenience

And voila! You now have yourself a cool intro to your video with the image inside the text template.

2. The Typewriter Text Effect

So, the next cool edit that you can make to your video is using the Typewriter effect. This effect displays each letter one at a time and gives it a nice effect of revelation.

You could also make it look old school by changing the font to an apt typewriter font for it to look like an actual typewriter.

Where can you use it?

This template is again suitable for titles. For instance, you can use it for the intro of your videos which talk about a routine or tips to follow. It’s also great for storytelling, trailer videos, promo videos, and much more.

How to use it?

How to make cool video edits: Typewriter Template
Search for ‘Beauty Routine’ to find the Typewriter Template
You can change the font of the text, color, and speed as desired
You can change the font of the text, color, and speed as desired

And with that, you have a cool typewriter effect to add a much more fun element to your videos!

3. The Tutorial Template

This is another interesting template that you can make use of to create video listicles or video tutorials. This animated tutorial template includes steps to follow in your tutorial videos. When you choose this template, you can add three steps or more to follow at one go and you can just click it again to add more steps.

Where can you use it?

The name says it all. You can use this template for any kind of tutorial or lifestyle video that you create like DIY tutorials, makeup video tutorials, a tutorial to learn a musical instrument, or any other kind of video that involves instructions.

This template can also be used as an outro of your video when you want to summarize all the steps that were mentioned throughout the video.

How to use it?

How to make cool video edits: Tutorial Template
Search for ‘Lifestyle Listicle’ to find the tutorial template
How to make cool video edits: Change the font style, color of the text to make it more interesting
You can play around with the font style, the color of the text, add shadows and make it look interesting

And here you have a really cool way to add instructions to your videos.

4. Add a Branded Logo to Video

A visible logo on your video does wonders for your brand impression. However, adding a logo to your video isn’t all that easy- you might have to put in thought to where you want to place a logo or how to blend it well with text on your video.

You can add a logo to your video as an image overlay and neatly place it in the top or bottom right corners of your video. You could also use any of our templates to blend your logo with a text caption.

Where can you use it?

You can use these templates in the intro, outro, or as a logo watermark throughout your video to create an identity. This is a great way to create social media videos that might take your brand to a larger audience when shared.

How to use it?

How to make cool video edits: Logo Templates
Choose an exciting logo template that will go the best with your video

 

And that’s how you can easily get a cool looking brand logo for your video.

5. Add Emojis, Shapes, and Icons to Videos

What else can you do to create ‘fun’ videos? Well, there’s a whole lot like- emojis or shapes and icons that you can creatively make use of in your videos. Adding emojis to your video can give it a nice touch of animation and using them creatively can help you make really funny and cool videos.

Where can you use it?

You can use these elements anywhere in your videos as a nice and fun element. There are shapes for dialogue boxes, hearts, thinking clouds, icons for Instagram, Facebook, and a ton of different emojis to choose from.

How to use it?

To add shapes and icons

To add emojis

How to make cool video edits: Emoji Templates
Click on a template and choose ‘Save’ to import it into your project
How to make cool video edits: Emojis, Shapes and Icons
You can creatively make use of emojis, shapes, and icons to make cool videos

And that’s how easy it is to use different shapes, icons, and emojis to make your video catchy.

6. Highlight Text Captions in your Video

Now captions are used by many video creators in their videos for the viewers to clearly understand what is being said in the video. But this is also a great way to highlight and emphasize the important parts of your video content and boost SEO.

Videotext captions complement the visuals in your video and can make your video fascinating and engaging for the audience.

Where can you use it?

You can use these caption templates for explainer videos, vlogs, podcast videos, video interviews, or any other kind of video to help the viewers follow what is being said or done easily.

How to use it?

How to make cool video edits: Caption Templates
Check out various other caption templates under Typito’s templates section
How to make cool video edits: Caption Template
Choose a suitable caption template to give your video more context

And just like that, your captions look much more appealing, thus making your video look great overall.

Apart from captions, you can also add subtitles to your video when your video requires translations, instructions, or anything else that can help your video be understood better by the audience.

7. Countdown Videos (Top 10)

Videos that provide countdowns for different things, otherwise known as ‘Top 10′ videos, are one of the most popular kinds of videos that we see on social media. People love watching countdown listicle videos and now creating listicle videos or count down videos just got easier. You can choose from any of the exciting templates to create your ‘Top 10′ video.

Where can you use it?

These templates can ideally be used for any kind of video that involves listing or ranking different things. An example could be a countdown of the top 10 movies of 2020 or even the blog that you’re reading right now – 10 Cool Video Edits.

How to use it?

How yo make cool video edits: Top 10 Templates
Click on a template and choose ‘Save’ to import it into your project
How to make cool video edits: Top 10 Template
Choose suitable templates for each part of the video and customize their color, font, etc.

And your Top 10 video is ready to be posted on social media.

8. Add Background Music

Music is that important factor in your video that helps make it lively. So incorporating some good old background music in your video is one of the best ways to increase engagement. Typito has a nice collection of music that you can pick for your videos.

To make it a little easier to choose an appropriate soundtrack we’ve categorized all audio tracks into categories like- corporate, promo, etc so you explore categories depending on what type of video you’re creating.

Where can you use it?

Music can be added to almost any kind of video even if it doesn’t have a significant role in it. A soft pleasant sounding tune would be enough to help create an emotional impact on your viewers. In addition to adding tunes or soft sounds to videos, they can also be added to your podcasts also for creating an impact. Making an emotional connection in this manner can be a great way to engage your consumers. If you are curious to know how to edit a podcast you can either do some quick searches for the same or look at websites like The Podcast Host. So try to use it in every kind of video and audio file you are making.

How to use it?

How to make cool video edits: Music Tracks
The music tracks are categorized into different genres
How to make cool video edits: Background music tracks
We’ve added a music track called ‘Sunshine’ under the category ‘Adventure’

And those are the simple steps to add cool background music to your video.

9. Add a Timer Count Down Effect

Timer countdowns on video are great for timing an activity sequence or simply opening your video with a more dramatic and suspenseful intro. You’ve probably noticed the timer inserted in fitness videos or DIY videos.

Where can you use it?

If you’re looking for a quick way to use the timer countdown effect for your video, Typito has a collection of timer countdown templates that are ideal for fitness and wellness videos. Videos that require a countdown for different kinds of workouts, yoga sessions, or anything else can make use of this timer template pretty well.

How to use it?

How to make cool video edits: Timer Templates
Timer Templates for different kinds of workout videos
Fitness Video Templates to make cool video edits.
Fitness Video Templates to make cool video edits.

And there you have an exciting way to make your fitness videos a whole lot more engaging.

10. Social Media CTAs

And last but not the least, since you’ll be posting all your videos on various social media platforms, you’ll definitely need to attach your social media handles in your video. But is there a cool way to do this as well? Yes, there is. You can use animated stickers or CTAs linked to your account.

Where can you use it?

You’re likely to attach your social media handles towards the end of the video as a call to action for viewers to follow your pages. So, they make great outros letting you mark your brand identity for viewers to remember.

How to use it?

How to make cool video edits: Social Media Templates
You can position your social media brand name on the top or at the bottom of the video

And you’re now ready to upload your video to any social media platform.

Wrapping Up,

Videos have to be as attractive and engaging as possible to grab your viewer’s attention. So, make the editing process fun and easy using these exciting edits to create really cool videos. Happy Editing!

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