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One-tap social videos with Adobe Express.

What story are you ready to tell? Whatever it is, the Adobe Express free online video editor allows you and your brand story to shine. Your followers may think you've got a film editing crew on staff. This video editor's beauty is the simple, intuitive interface and the fact that anyone can use it. And it's free. There's no need for complicated timelines or investment in complex video editing software. The pre-formatted story templates are perfect for slideshows, teaser videos, explainer videos, lesson plan videos, campaign videos, recap videos, promo videos, as a music video editor, and so much more.

How to edit videos.

Trim your video.
Get right to the good stuff with the trimming tool. When you upload video content to your timeline, a trimming option will appear. Trim any video clip to a key moment and then drop it in to your video. You can trim at any point in the editing process with the freedom to go back and revise your trimming choices.
Add music to your video.
Music can add an entirely new dimension to your video. Adobe Express hooks you up with library of songs categorized by mood, waiting for you under the Music tab. Or upload your own music file for further personalization. Use the sliding lever to adjust the music volume level throughout the video.
Add messaging to video.
Select the plus icon to add text to your video. The full-screen, caption, and title and text layouts overlay your messaging over your video clip. Use the split screen to separate the two. Choose the caption layout to add subtitles. For a voiceover, select and hold the microphone button to record voice narration over the audio of your clip or the soundtrack.
Add images to video.
Wherever you can add video clips, you can also add images. Choose images from your own photo library, or the Adobe Express selection of free and premium stock photos. Adjust the time as needed for each photo slide.
Merge videos clips.
Use the Trim tool to adjust the length of a video clip and where to cut it so you can create a transition into the next video. You can also adjust the timestamp at the bottom of the frame to set the time for a video clip or photo slide and control how it merges into the next.
Resize your video.
Reformat your video for dozens of destinations. Select the Resize menu to scale your video to fit a square, widescreen, or vertical format.
Select your video theme.
Themes dictate how one slide transitions to the next, how media appears in each slide, and how the text enters the slide. The video editor toolbar lets you swap between and preview themes and colors to settle on what best suits your video story. You can even swap out fonts and text color to best convey your message, goal, and video mood.

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Frequently asked questions.

Can I edit a video online for free?
Absolutely – Adobe Express is free to use, no credit card required.
What is the best video editing app?
Adobe Express boasts some of the quickest and easiest video editing available on both web and mobile. Additionally, our video editing tools are powered by Adobe Premiere, which provides you with professional quality results in seconds.
Can I edit a video for TikTok?
It’s easy to make content for TikTok using Adobe Express. Resize a video to the right dimensions for TikTok, merge videos for an epic transition, or speed up and slow down videos for fun effects.
How do I edit a video on my phone?
Launch the Adobe Express app on your phone, or browse through our Video Quick Actions to make a quick edit using your mobile browser.
Can I get Adobe Express for free? If so, what’s included?
Yes, we have a free plan available for anyone. Enjoy everything you need to stand out, including thousands of templates, hundreds of Adobe Stock images, photo editing and effects, and much more. Visit our plans and pricing for details.