Requirements:
Hippo Video Account. Sign-up here if you are a new user. 

With Hippo Video Pro Edit you can import video clips and audios, customize and attach them to the recorded video. 

You can remove the unwanted part from the video by using a clip cutter and crop the video. You can add effects like fade-in, fade-out, and set the opacity to the elements added (Text, emoji) inside Pro Edit. To give a personal touch, you can add voice and webcam narration to your videos. Finally, you can also convert text to speech.

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

  2. Click on Library from the tab on top and then select the video you want to edit.

  3. Below the video preview, by clicking on Edit Video you will notice two options: Quick Edit and Pro Edit.

  4. Now, click the Pro Edit


Import Video/Audio

  1. Click on Import Video from the top left corner of your screen. 

  2. From the options select the file or simply drag & drop the file. 

  3. Click on the Proceed

  4. Once the files are imported, drag it to the timeline and edit with the help of Clip Cutter icon, which is located above the track. 

Note: You can Undo and Redo any action

Basic editing features 

  1. Clip Cutter: Trim out the unwanted part of the video.

    1. Click on the Clip Cutter icon and you will be able to see that your mouse changes to Blade icon.

    2. Now, click on the specific part of the video and then click & drag the bars with the help of this  double-headed arrow.

    3. Once you’re done, click on the .

  2. Crop: Allows you to frame the video to the desired area. 

    1. Click on the  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 the Crop.

  1. Add Text: Any video you record has to be improved by adding text to make it easier for the viewers’ to understand. 

    1. Click on the icon.

    1. Enter the text you greet your prospects and also insert merge fields such as First Name, Company Name, etc.

    2. You can format the text by changing font family, size, and color.

  1. Emojis and Callouts: You can add emojis and callout to make your video understandable by the users. 

  2. Add Effects : Select the Image/Video clip, to add effects such as:

    1. Video fade-in/out, positions, size, and opacity

    2. Audio fade-in/out & increase volume.

    3. Add blur: You can add a blur to sensitive sections in your video. E.g., Phone number, Personal email id, etc.

    4. Chroma Key (Green screens/chroma key is all about differentiating the foreground and the background based on color).

  3. Add Image: You also have an option to add images 

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

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

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

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

  4. Below the Narration label, you have various options such as:

    1. Record Audio- To record only the audio.

      1. Click on the Mic icon. You will notice that the narration track appears above the video track.

      2. Start recording your audio.

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

    Note: To select the audio source, click the Mic icon.

    1. To Record Video, click .

      1. Click on the Webcam. You will notice that the narration track appears above the video track.

      2. Start recording your audio.

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

Note: To select the webcam source, position, & size, click the Gear icon. 

    1. Text to Speech- To convert your text into a speech format.

      1. Click on the Mic icon.

      1. Enter the text, select the voice as Female, Male, etc, speed, and pitch.

      2. You also have an option to preview the speech.

      3. Once you’re done, click on Add.

  1. Once you’ve done with editing, click on the Save.