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How to merge videos online

Updated November 13, 2022
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Need a way to merge videos but don’t want to download any software? We’ve got the easiest tool to combine videos, trim them to the perfect length, and even add special effects like titles and transitions–right in your browser.

Whether you need to merge videos to make a tutorial, slideshow or promo video, Clipchamp has all the editing tools you need to make social media-ready videos in minutes. Learn more in this quick guide.

How to merge videos online with Clipchamp

Step 1. Upload your media or select stock footage

Upload your videos, images, and audio files to your media tab or select free stock assets using the stock image or stock video tabs.

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Step 2. Add your media to the timeline

Drag and drop your media assets onto the timeline one after the other. Placing your media side by side automatically merges videos.

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To rearrange the order of your timeline assets, simply drag and drop the media file again. You can swap the order of your timeline as many times as you like.

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Step 3. Trim your video clips

If your video clips are too long, simply use the trimming handles to edit the length of your video.

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If black spaces appear on your timeline, you may require the gap removal feature. Just click on the trash can icon to remove any gaps between your clips on the timeline.

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Step 4. Add transitions between your assets

Place transitions between each clip to add extra personality to your merged video. Click on the transitions tab on the left sidebar. Drag and drop a transition onto the timeline between two clips.

An image of a user adding transitions between assets on the timeline.

Merge videos and edit with special effects

Save time with grouping and ungrouping

Never have a clip out of place ever again with the group function. Merge your video clips, then easily group them in one simple click. Freely move the entire video around your timeline without losing the order of your clips. You can also ungroup assets anytime and make changes to items outside the group.

Preview your video in full-screen mode

Ensure your video is accurate and polished before exporting by watching the playback inside the editor in full-screen mode. All you have to do is click on the full-screen button or minimize your timeline and sidebars using the arrows. 

Instantly export and share your video in HD

Pro videos require HD exporting options. Choose from 480p, 720p, and 1080p video resolutions to instantly export your video to your device. You can also share your videos through the exporting page to platforms like YouTube and LinkedIn, or via the sharepage link or embed code. If your video’s less than 15 seconds, save it as a GIF for easy social media sharing.

Frequently asked questions

Is merging videos online in Clipchamp free?

Yes. Merging videos online with Clipchamp is free for all users. To access our selection of premium audio, image, & video stock, consider upgrading your account.

How many videos can I combine?

There is no limit on the number of videos you can combine on Clipchamp. Merge as many videos as you need.

Can I merge videos and images?

Yes. Our video editor timeline lets you merge any type of media like videos, images, audio, GIFs, and stickers.

How to edit and merge videos on Windows?

Clipchamp’s free online video editor works on all Windows 7, Windows 10, Windows 11, with an internet connection. You can access Clipchamp via Edge browser or download the Windows app.

Ready, steady, merge!

Our online video editor is beginner friendly with helpful toolbars, free to use, and can turn your separate clips into memorable videos. When you’re ready, you can even add groovy text animation to your video

Smoothly merge video clips with Clipchamp video editor.

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