New Features to Customize Your Video

Magisto has always been your go-to video editor with dozens of innovative features that bring your stories to life. Now, thanks to our new and improved editor, you get access to even more editing goodness with a heap of customizable features for one-of-a-kind, personalized content that’s as unique as you.

TL;DR: With Magisto’s powerful new video editor, you get access to customizable features with the ability to: 

  1. Choose your own font
  2. Define your color palette
  3. Select different layouts
  4. Implement text animations
  5. Upload a signature scene
  6. Add your logo
  7. Enhance your design with stickersֿ
  8. Add a custom soundtrack
  9. Select a style to fit your mood

Make your video, uniquely you!

Front Runner: Choose Your Own Font

Whether you fancy yourself a serif or sans-serif type of person, (or both) you can now choose from over 50+ customizable fonts to satisfy your typeface needs. Add text, create captions, and spread your message with font styles that match your video style.

How it works: 

  • To add a new font, click on “Preset” found on the top right-hand side of your dashboard.
  • Then, select “Edit Font.”
  • From there choose from our selected list of fonts, and find the perfect one that suits your style or brand.
  • Finally, click “Save” and add your video text.

A Refined Palette: Define Your Color Palette

 

Your videos say a lot. And with a defined color palette you can say even more. Whether you want to convey a vibe that’s cheerful, bold, empowering, chic, or adventurous, the color palette you choose will set the tone. 

How it works: 

  • Click on “Colors” on the left-hand side of your dashboard.
  • Pick from Magisto’s versatile color combinations, OR click on the pen icon to the right of your chosen brand colors to customize your own assortment.

Want to make a palette permanent? (after all, brand consistency is key) 

Here’s how: 

  • Simply click on “Preset” on the left-hand side of your screen.
  • Customize and change your video’s colors, logos, fonts, and business details. 

Lay It All Out: Select Different Layout Styles

Breakaway from standard layouts. With Magisto’s new layout designs, you can arrange your video content and design elements that harmonize with your unique image and style. 

How it works: 

  • To change the layout of a scene, find and click on the draft you’d like to edit on the “My Videos” tab. 
  • Choose the “Edit” button to open your story.
  • Next, choose the photo or video scene you’d like to edit.
  • In the “Photo Scene” or “Video Scene” click on “Change” beside “Layout.”
  • Choose from six different layout styles that fit your creative vision. 
  • Once you’ve chosen your desired layout, click “change: and exit out of the layout box to confirm.

So Animated: Implement Text Animations

Words on an image can sometimes fall flat, or go unread. So why not liven them up? During the editing process, you can add text and text blocks to your video that slide, flash, and beam in with pizzazz. 

How it works: 

  • First, select the scene you want to add text to.
  • Next click on the “+” sign at the top left-hand side.
  • Click on “Text” in the dropdown menu to add a text box to the scene. You can add up to 10 text boxes per scene.
  • A new window will pop up. Add your message and click “Done.”
  • Now bring your text to life by clicking on the “Text Scene” panel on the right-hand side. 
  • To create special text effects, choose from our variety of “Text Stickers” by clicking on “Change”. Select your desired effect and click on “Change” again to save.
  • Adjust the scale of your text by moving the slider right or left. You can also manually enter the text size number to the right of the slider.
  • Select a font from our supported fonts list and align the text in the text box by clicking on the Align Left, Align Center, or Align Right icon.
  • Choose your text color, background color, and background opacity in the final step.

Behind-the-Scenes: Uploading Your Signature Scene

Make a statement with a signature video scene. Your signature scene will set the stage for everything your brand represents and distinguish yourself from the rest of the pack. Before you know it, your content will become so recognizable, that your viewers will know it’s your work with just a glance.

How it works:

  • Upload your footage, select style, soundtrack and when you’re ready, after the preview click “Edit.”
  • Make it yours! Click Preset on the left toolbar.
  • Upload: logo, colors, and edit your font.
  • Hit the “Add a signature scene to your video” button.
  • Your signature scene will now appear at the end of your video.
  • Click the scene to edit (if needed) or reposition however you’d like.

Make Your Mark: Add Your Logo

If you’re creating a professional video or one that reflects your personal brand, you need your signature mark stamped front and center.

How it works:

  • Click on “Preset” in the top right-hand corner of your dashboard.
  • Your Brand Kit will appear in a new window where you can input all of the important details like your: your name, contact info, tagline, and your logo.
  • Click on “Logo” to upload your logo file. (The minimum recommended image file size is 64 by 64 pixels), with a transparent background (.PNG file) for the best result. 
  • If you don’t want to include your logo on a particular video, simply disable “Add logo watermark” in settings and click “Save” to confirm the changes.

Sticker Crazy: Getting Creative with Stickers

Need to enhance the aesthetics of your message? We’ve got a sticker for that. 650 to be exact. And if you’re feeling particularly inspired you can add up to 10 stickers per scene! 

How it works: 

  • Select and click on the scene where you would like to add a sticker. 
  • Click on the “+” symbol at the top right-hand side. 
  • Click on “Sticker” in the dropdown menu.
  • Browse through our collection of stickers OR filter your search by tapping on the arrow beside “All”.
  • Want to add your own sticker? Tap “Upload” and filter your search by tapping on “All photos”.
  • Once you’ve found the perfect sticker, simply click on and add it to your scene. 

Face the Music: Add a Soundtrack

Take your video to the next level with a soundtrack that supports the emotion of your message. Set the pace, enhance the mood, and connect your audience closer to what you’re saying. Choose from our collection of over 750+ tracks, or upload your own music.

How it works: 

  • Preview the soundtrack by hovering your cursor over the soundtrack’s thumbnail. Click on the soundtrack’s thumbnail to select it. A green frame will surround the thumbnail you’ve chosen. 
  • Browse through a list of recommended music, based on the style you’ve chosen.
  • Click on “All music” to search the entire library, and use filters to narrow the search results.
  • Find your recently chosen music under the “Recent” tab. 
  • Or choose “No Music” in your video.
  • Click on “Preview” and add your title.
  • You also have the option to upload your own music.

#CurrentMood: Select Styles That Match Your Mood

Your videos aren’t just random content thrown together. They’re thoughtful creations, backed by a powerful statement. To complete the finishing touches of your video, choose a style that reflects your mood. 

How it works: 

  • Select your footage and pick a style. To do so, click on “All” to view our complete library and scroll down to view all.
  • Hover over a style to preview, or click on a style and the “Enlarge” button at the bottom left-hand side to watch a sample video.
  • Choose from editing styles exclusive to Premium, Professional, and Business subscribers (they are tagged as such).
  • Change your colors and edit your font during this stage before clicking “Next.” 

But Wait…There’s More (to Come)

We’re continuously working hard to bring you the best and brightest when it comes to video creation. These exciting new customized features are just a taste of what’s to come. Stay tuned!