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Version: 10.3.1

Editing videos

Using the video editor on your BlackBerry device, you can edit and improve the videos that you record. For example, you can crop and change the length of your video, as well as enhance the brightness, color, volume, and more.

Tip: When you edit a video, to see more editing options, swipe on the visible themes.

Rotate a video

  1. In the Videos app, touch and hold the video that you want to rotate.
  2. Tap The Edit icon > The Crop icon.
  3. Tap an editing option.
  4. When you're done rotating your video, do one of the following:
    • To save your changes, tap Save.
    • To discard your changes, tap The More Actions icon> The Restore icon.

Change the length of a video

  1. In the Videos app, touch and hold the video that you want to change.
  2. Tap The Edit icon > The Length icon.
  3. Touch and hold the paddle icons and slide your finger until your video is the length that you want. The section of video that plays for the length of time between the paddle icons is the length of the revised video.
  4. When you're done changing the length of the video, do one of the following:
    • To save your changes, tap Save.
    • To discard your changes, tap The More Actions icon> The Restore icon.

Enhance a video

You can use the video editor on your BlackBerry device to improve the quality of your videos by changing the brightness, contrast, saturation, and more.

  1. In the Videos app, touch and hold the video that you want to change.
  2. Tap The Edit icon > The Enhance icon.
  3. Tap an editing option.
  4. If necessary, move the slider to achieve the effect that you want.
  5. When you're done editing your video, do one of the following:
    • To save your changes, tap Save.
    • To discard your changes, tap The More Actions icon> The Restore icon.

Tip: If you select an editing option and don't like the results, to quickly discard the changes, tap the editing option a second time.

Add slow motion to a video

  1. In the Videos app, touch and hold the video that you want to change.
  2. Tap The Edit icon > The Enhance icon.
  3. Tap The Slow Motion icon.
  4. Touch and hold the paddle icons and slide your finger until the section of the video that you want to slow down is in between the paddle icons.
  5. When you're done editing the video, do one of the following:
    • To save your changes, tap Save.
    • To discard your changes, tap The More Actions icon> The Restore icon.

Add filters to a video

You can use the video editor on your BlackBerry device to add filters to your video to change the appearance. Some options include black and white, vintage, and aged filters.

  1. In the Videos app, touch and hold the video that you want to change.
  2. Tap The Edit icon > The Filters icon.
  3. Tap a filter.
  4. When you're done editing your video, do one of the following:
    • To save your changes, tap Save.
    • To discard your changes, tap The More Actions icon> The Restore icon.

Tip: If you select an editing option and don't like the results, to quickly discard the changes, tap the editing option a second time.