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Edit a video using quick edit

With Hippo Video, you can now do basic editing using the Quick Edit feature such as,

  • Trim - Allows to remove either part of the beginning or end of a video clip

  • Crop - Use to move or adjust the edges of a video clip

  • Text - Add text

  • Image - Add image

  • Emoji - Add emojis

  • Callout - Add callouts to give emphasis to an important fact or quote 

  • Blur - Add blur to hide any sensitive information

  • Resize - Lets you change the dimensions and aspect ratio of your video

Note: Please make sure you click on Save only after completing all your changes.    

To edit the video:

  1. Log in to  Hippo Video with your existing credentials.

  2. Click on the Assets icon from the left navigation bar > All Assets and open the video you want to edit.

  1. Below the video preview, click on Edit & Personalize button and then select Quick Edit from the pop-up.

  1. The below steps lets you understand each editing feature in detail,

Trim: Hippo Video lets you trim from the beginning to end parts of your video with millisecond precision.

  1. Click on the Trim icon and then drag the bar over the video track, to trim out the beginning or end of the video.

Crop: There will be some videos where you want to showcase your viewers' specific screen area. We offer you the flexibility to crop your recorded video to any size.

  1. Click on the Crop icon and you will see the orange selection across your video. 

  2. Now, resize the borders to the desired dimension to crop.

  1. Once you’re done, click on Apply.

Text: Any video you record can be further improved by adding text making it understandable for the viewers.

  1. Click on the text icon to add a message or greeting to your prospect.

  2. You can also merge fields and create personalized videos for your users. All you have to do is choose the field you want to insert in your video and place it in the right position.

  3. Use the orange seek bar at the bottom to enter Start Time and End Time for the text and click Save. This determines the duration and position of the text in the video.

Note: You can change your text style, font size, and color of your text and callout.

Image: You also have an option to add images such as:

  1. Click on the Image icon and then select the appropriate buttons.

    • Add Image - You can add images from your local drive/recently used/etc.

    • Add Personalized Image - You can add custom images to personalize your videos. E.g. Logo of your company.

    • Add Website Snapshot - You can personalize your videos by adding the prospect’s website snapshot.

For e.g., click Add Website Snapshot,

  1. Once you’re done, click on Save.

Emojis and Callouts: You also have the option to add emojis and callouts by clicking on the appropriate icons.

Blur: Sometimes your video might contain sensitive information that you'd rather not like to share with everyone. For instance, your phone number or personal email id may appear in the video. You can use a blur effect to prevent the misuse of sensitive data. 

  1. Click on the Blur and then click on the Add New Blur below the video.

  1. You can drag the squared blur anywhere on your screen to hide your data.

  1. To intensify the blur effect, increase the strength digit.

  2. Once you’re done, click on Save.
    Note: You can adjust the size and position of the blurred area to cover the desired section.

Resize: You have an option to resize your video.

  1. Click on the Resize icon and you will see the orange selection across your video.

  1. Now, resize the borders to the desired dimension to crop.

  2. Once you’re done, click on Save.

  1. You will have the edited version of your video.

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