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Getting Started with Filmora

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Filmora is an easy to use, affordable, and simple video editing software. Filmora comes with many features out of the box; filters,  merge, split, trim, crop, contrast, and many others. FIlmora is a simple video editing software similar to iMovie or Windows Movie Maker, it’s not an alternative for Vegas, Premiere, Resolve and the likes.

Learning Filmora would be helpful for small YouTube content creators, home videos, teachers creating small educational videos for students, and editing action cam videos.

The aim of this post is to present and compare between free online sources that beginners can rely on to learn Filmora, the sources stated here are full-structured courses that beginners can follow along.

If you just want the bottom line (the road map to learn Filmora) and you don’t wish to read the entire article then go to the “Bottom Line” section at the end of the article.

Getting Started with Filmora from Scratch

Wondershare Website

Wondershare Website is the first outlet where beginners can start learning Filmora through mainly text tutorials (there are some video tutorials). You don’t have to register to have access to the training.

Structure: The training is divided into 7 sections, each section is divided into lessons and each of the lessons covers a certain tool/technique in Filmora.

Interface: the interface is simple, click on the section you’re interested in from the side menu, then select the lesson/topic you’re interested in learning more about and you’ll be directed to the page where the lesson resides.

1 - Womdershare Filmora Website Filmora Tutorials

Now the pros and cons:

Pros

  1. Free.
  2. The training covers the basics beginners should be familiarized with in order to start using Filmora.
  3. The training is well-structured and organized for complete beginners.

Cons

  1. Not all of the lessons are available as videos, which might be a problem for some.

Verdict: This is the best free online outlet where beginners can start learning to use Filmora through text tutorials.

Filmora Video Editor YouTube Channel

Filmora Video Editor YouTube Channel is the second free online outlet where beginners can start learning Filmora through video tutorials.

Structure: The training is divided into 17 video lessons, each video lesson covers a certain tool/technique in the software.

Interface: Standard YouTube interface.

2 - Filmora Video Editor YouTube Channel Filmora Tutorials

Now the pros and cons:

Pros

  1. Free.
  2. The training is well-structured and organized for complete beginners.

Cons

  1. The training doesn’t cover some of the advanced tips (they are available in other playlists on the same channel), though that won’t be a problem for beginners.

Verdict: This is the best free online outlet where beginners can start learning to use Filmora through video tutorials.

Wondershare Store YouTube Channel

Wondershare Store YouTube Channel is the third free online outlet where beginners can start learning Filmora through video tutorials.

Structure: The training is divided into 28 video lessons, each video covers  a certain tool/technique in the software.

Interface: Standard YouTube interface.

3 - WondershareStore YouTube Channel Filmora Tutorials

Now the pros and cons:

Pros

  1. Free.
  2. The training covers the basics beginners should be familiarized with in order to start using Filmora.

Cons

  1. The training isn’t well organized for beginners, though that won’t be an obstacle for many.

Verdict: This is a very good free online outlet where beginners can start learning to use Filmora through video tutorials.

Bottom Line

The recipe for learning to use Filmora:

  1. Wondershare Website is the best outlet for beginners to start learning to use Filmora through text (and some video) tutorials.
  2. Filmora Video Editor YouTube Channel is the best outlet for beginners to start learning to use Filmora through video tutorials.

Remember that the first step is always the toughest step, and the aim of this post is to provide you with resources that will help you take your first step in learning to use Filmora.