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OpenGL issues
Viewed 55827 times since Wed, Aug 5, 2015
OpenGL is a software interface used for programming and executing applications which use 2D and 3D computer graphics.OpenGL 2.1 and higher is actively used within Movavi's products for effects, transitions and also interface elements and preview... Read More
Editor crashes during launch.
Viewed 15083 times since Mon, May 25, 2015
If Movavi Video Editor crashes upon launch, it's most likely due to your graphic adapter or its current drivers not interacting correctly with the OpenGL (OpenGL is a software interface used for programming and executing applications which use 2... Read More
How to reinstall the program?
Viewed 13674 times since Wed, May 6, 2015
Please uninstall the software using Start -> Control Panel -> Programs and Features. Download and run this cleaner tool. Temporarily disable antivirus and firewall. Download your program at the following link and install again. Read More
Editor crashes mid-exporting or not exporting at all.
Viewed 12145 times since Wed, May 20, 2015
Program crash during editing or exporting may be caused by high system load, thus it's recommended to close other programs while working in Editor. You can also generally reduce system load by disabling certain options in Editor. Launch Movavi ... Read More
Video and audio in resulting file are out of sync.
Viewed 11264 times since Wed, May 20, 2015
Please check your input video files before saving - play entire project in Editor and make sure that video and audio are synchronized. If de-sync appear in Editor preview as well, please close other programs - de-sync can be a result of high system l... Read More
Exported file has no video, but I can hear audio playing.
Viewed 10689 times since Mon, May 25, 2015
Lack of video in the exported video might indicate troubles with the OpenGL implementation in the program. OpenGL is a software interface used for programming and executing applications which use 2D and 3D computer graphics. Switching to software Ope... Read More
My imported videofile has no video/audio in Editor.
Viewed 9986 times since Mon, May 25, 2015
Firstly, make sure that the format of your media file is supported in Video Editor - you can check that in the list of supported formats. If you use SE version of Video Editor (check full program name to find out which version you use), please note t... Read More
I want to add overlays
Viewed 8796 times since Fri, Mar 18, 2016
This article is a copy of the user manual page. Overlays are video or image clips that are shown over the main video. You can use these to create a split screen or picture in picture effect, add a logo or watermark, or insert a short clip without cut... Read More
How to get rid of the trial watermark
Viewed 8016 times since Wed, Nov 16, 2016
In order to get rid of the MOVAVI watermark across your video, you'll have to acquire a license on our site and activate the program with your activation key. Please note that it's impossible to get rid of the watermark from the existing vi... Read More
Program interface is too large or too small for my screen (DPI issues)
Viewed 7848 times since Tue, Jan 31, 2017
There are cases where unusual screen DPI causes program interface to scale incorrectly and similar issues. Common symptoms are: Program interface is too large visually, or doesn't fit into screen; Program interface is too small; Captured video ... Read More
I want to reverse video
Viewed 7491 times since Wed, Feb 17, 2016
Reversing the video will play the clip and its audio backwards. Step 1: On the Timeline, select the clip that you want to reverse. You can reverse both video and audio clips. Step 2: On the toolbar, click the Clip Properties button to open the proper... Read More
How to switch between integrated and dedicated video cards
Viewed 7444 times since Thu, Jul 28, 2016
It is quite common for laptops to switch between 2 video cards to preserve battery life. Integrated video card (usually Intel) features low performance and low energy consumption, but its performance is enough for basic tasks such as web surfing, or... Read More
How can I use Chroma Key?
Viewed 7212 times since Tue, Dec 8, 2015
This article is a copy of this user guide page: user guide page   The Chroma key effect allows you to remove any color from the image or video, leaving the background transparent.   Step 1: Add the foreground and background clips   Add the video or... Read More
Project exporting goes very slow
Viewed 6910 times since Wed, May 20, 2015
Time of encoding mostly depends on the capacity of your hardware, but there are few ways to increase exporting speed. If you're using Intel processor that supports QuickSync technology, you can install the latest version of Intel HD Graphics dri... Read More
How to cut a video
Viewed 6877 times since Wed, Nov 16, 2016
This article is a copy of this user guide page: user guide page    Using Movavi Video Editor, you can easily split videos into parts and cut out fragments with the Split tool. You can find it on the toolbar of the main window, marked with a scissors ... Read More
A small window stating "404 Not Found" blocks the program after launch
Viewed 6791 times since Mon, Jan 16, 2017
Our programs usually show special promotions, usage manuals or other useful info after their launch in separate windows. The content of these windows is variable and is loaded from our server on the fly. Therefore, in case there are any connectivity ... Read More
How to export videos
Viewed 6369 times since Wed, Nov 16, 2016
This article is a copy of this user guide page: user guide page  When you're done with your project, you'll need to export it as a media file to be able to play it back in media players, mobile devices, and so on. This section will guide yo... Read More
How to add titles
Viewed 6293 times since Wed, Nov 16, 2016
This article is a copy of this user guide page: user guide page  Adding text titles to your movie allows you to express your thoughts and supplement the audio with subtitles. PLEASE NOTE that you can not add existing subtitle files to Movavi Video Ed... Read More
Managing audio tracks
Viewed 6288 times since Wed, Nov 16, 2016
This article is a copy of this user guide page: user guide page  Audio in your project can be located on the video track as built-in audio, the linked audio track, or on the independent audio track. When you add audio files to your project, they are ... Read More
Video in output file has black bars or surrounded by black rectangle
Viewed 5719 times since Mon, May 25, 2015
This article is a copy of this user guide page: user guide page  Sometimes, when you use videos of different aspect ratios, or if the project is set up incorrectly, some videos may have black bars around them. You can remove black bars from videos us... Read More
Audio noise removal
Viewed 5023 times since Wed, Nov 16, 2016
This article is a copy of this user guide page: user guide page  Step 1: Select the audio clip that you want to edit. This can also be a built-in audio clip on the video track. Step 2: Click the Audio Properties button on the toolbar to open the audi... Read More
How to add callouts
Viewed 4667 times since Wed, Nov 16, 2016
This article is a copy of this user guide page: user guide page    Using callouts, you can annotate your video with arrows, speech bubbles, icons, and other shapes.     Step 1: Open the Callouts tab   Click the Callouts button on the left sidebar t... Read More
How to conceal or highlight parts of your video
Viewed 4223 times since Wed, Nov 16, 2016
This article is a copy of this user guide page: user guide page  Using the Highlight and Conceal tool, you can control the focus in the frame, and blur or darken parts of the video. PLEASE NOTE that you can not conceal a rapidly moving object, concea... Read More
Project settings
Viewed 3834 times since Wed, Nov 16, 2016
This article is a copy of this user guide page: user guide page  Project settings affect your entire project and define how different kinds of videos, photos, and audio files are composed into your finished video. You can set up your project's v... Read More
My audio clip appears on the video track
Viewed 3394 times since Wed, Nov 16, 2016
Some audio files contain album art, which may sometimes be recognized as the video stream. Therefore, these files may be placed on the video track. In that case, drag the audio clip down onto the audio track, and delete the album art from the video t... Read More