This guide will explain the common video transitions for video editing. Learn what cut, dissolve, fade, dip, and other transitions mean and when to use them.
This is not by any means an exhaustive resource on video transitions. This is a high-level overview designed for the brand new video editor.
Maybe you recently started (or want to start) a YouTube Channel. Maybe your boss asked you to make a video for a presentation and you’ve never edited before and are lost in a maze of tutorials. Or maybe you’ve decided you want to become a video editor and are just getting started on your journey. This article is for you.
At the end of the article you can grab a free PDF download guide of this information on common video transitions. It is condensed down even further for easy consumption when you’re editing.
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