Video Editing

New! Floating toolbar and property panel in Clipchamp 

Posted November 3, 2022
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Step up your editing game with Clipchamp’s thoughtful new upgrades. The updated floating toolbar and new property panel are designed to make your editing experience faster, easier and more accessible. 

You can now find the layout, flip and rotate tools in the floating toolbar next to your video preview, and efficiently access editing features all in one place within the property panel.  

Explore how these features improve your workflow in Clipchamp and how to use them.

How is the updated floating toolbar and property panel better?

The property panel and floating toolbar redesigns let you edit your videos faster than ever before. Find everything you need in just one click. 

  • Easily locate the audio, fade, filters, adjust colors, speed, transitions, and color tabs on the right property panel. 

  • Edit the appearance and layout of your video by simply locating the fill, crop, picture-in-picture, rotate, flip horizontal, and flip vertical buttons grouped in the floating toolbar.

How to use the floating toolbar

Step 1. Add media to the timeline

Drag and drop your media assets from the Your media tab to the timeline. Make sure to place your video above your audio file. Collapse the left sidebar when you’re finished.

An image of a user adding media to the timeline.

Step 2. Select the asset you would like to edit

Click on the asset on your timeline that you would like to edit. The media will highlight in green.

An image of a user clicking on an asset on the timeline.

Step 3. Use the floating toolbar to edit the layout and appearance of your video

The floating toolbar will appear on the left side of your video preview. Here, you can edit your video using the fill, crop, picture-in-picture, rotate, flip horizontal, and flip vertical buttons.

An image of the floating toolbar.

How to use the property panel

Step 1. Add media to the timeline

Drag and drop your media assets from the Your media tab to the timeline. Make sure to place your video above your audio file. Collapse the left sidebar when you’re finished.

An image of a user adding an asset to the timeline.

Step 2. Locate the property panel

The property panel will appear on the right side of the editor.

An image of the editor with the property panel open.

Step 3. Edit your media with the property panel 

Click on the media on the timeline that you would like to edit. Depending on what editing options your asset has, the tabs will appear on the property panel. Here, you can adjust the audio, add fades, and transitions, edit the speed, and adjust colors.

An image of a user clicking on the property panel.

Try it out today

It’s time to check out the floating toolbar and property panel redesign for yourself. Make a video for free with Clipchamp

Curious about what else is new inside Clipchamp? Check out our updated speed selector feature and exciting new fonts.

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