How to Edit Videos with CapCut: A Complete Beginners Guide

CapCut is a free and easy-to-use video editing app that is available for Android and iOS devices. It has a user-friendly interface that makes it easy for beginners to use, and it includes a variety of features for editing videos, including trimming, cropping, adding text and stickers, applying filters and effects, and creating transitions.

In this blog post, we will walk you through the basics of editing videos with CapCut. We will cover the following topics:

  • How to get started with CapCut
  • How to trim and crop videos
  • How to add text and stickers
  • How to apply filters and effects
  • How to create transitions

By the end of this blog post, you will be able to create stunning videos that will impress your friends and followers.

How to Get Started with CapCut

The first step is to download and install CapCut on your device. Once you have installed the app, open it and create a new project. You can then import your videos and photos into the project.

How to Trim and Crop Videos

Once you have imported your videos and photos, you can trim and crop them. To trim a video, simply drag the edges of the video clip to the desired start and end points. To crop a video, simply tap on the crop button and drag the corners of the crop box to the desired size.

How to Add Text and Stickers

CapCut allows you to add text and stickers to your videos. To add text, simply tap on the text button and enter your text. You can then customize the font, size, color, and position of the text. To add stickers, simply tap on the sticker button and select a sticker from the library. You can then resize, rotate, and reposition the sticker.

How to Apply Filters and Effects

CapCut has a variety of filters and effects that you can apply to your videos. To apply a filter, simply tap on the filter button and select a filter from the library. You can also adjust the intensity of the filter. To apply an effect, simply tap on the effect button and select an effect from the library.

How to Create Transitions

CapCut allows you to create transitions between your video clips. To create a transition, simply tap on the transition button and select a transition from the library. You can also adjust the duration of the transition.


These are just a few of the basics of editing videos with CapCut. There are many other features that you can explore, so be sure to experiment and have fun!

Here are some additional tips for editing videos with CapCut:

  • Use high-quality videos and photos.
  • Keep your videos short and to the point.
  • Use a consistent theme throughout your videos.
  • Add music or sound effects to your videos.
  • Publish your videos on social media to share them with others.

I hope this blog post has helped you learn how to edit videos with CapCut. If you have any questions, please feel free to leave a comment below.