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How to Add Video Transitions in Canva (4 Easy Steps)

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Have you ever tried adding video transitions in Canva but failed?

Maybe you have then searched for some tutorial on how to add video transitions in Canva, but are still not able to figure out how to do it properly.

This whole process can be quite frustrating, especially when you are a newbie and do not have much experience with Canva.

Well, worry not, today in this article I will be showing you step by step guide on How to add video transitions in Canva.

No matter if you have just started using Canva, I have covered all the important steps along with the screenshots to help you out!

So you ready? let’s dive in.

Key Takeaways

  • Users can easily add video transitions in Canva by hovering over the slides and clicking on the “Add Transition” icon
  • There are a total of 9 different transitions that can be added between video slides.
  • Users can also edit the Duration and Direction of the transition

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How To Add Video Transitions In Canva(In 4-Simple Steps)

Here are the four simple steps you can follow to add video transitions in Canva.

Step 1: Create a Blank Video Or Choose a Template

Visit the Canva Website and log in to your account.

Click on the “Create a design” button present on the upper left corner of the Canva homepage.

Now search “Videos” in the search bar and click on “Video” from the options.

How to add video transitions in canva step 1

Alternatively, you can click on the “Search bar” present on the Canvas homepage. Type “Video” in the search bar and hit the “Enter” key on your keyboard. This will open up the “Video Template” page on your screen. Click on “Create a blank video”.

It will open up a blank video canvas on your screen.

Step 2: Create Your Video

You can now start creating your video using Canva’s library of elements, stock images, videos, sound effects, etc.

How to add video transitions in canva step 2

If you want you can even upload your custom media like videos, images, and voiceovers by clicking on the “Upload” section from the left sidebar and dragging and dropping your media over there.

Once you are done creating your video, it is now time to add transitions between the slides of your video.

Step 3: Adding The Transitions

Now after you are satisfied with your video, you can now hover between any of the 2 slides, and there you will see 2 options which are “Add page” and “Transition”.

[NOTE- In mobile and tablets, you will see a + sign between two slides. Click on the + sign, you will see two options, i.e, add page and transition]

Click on “Transition”. It will open up a transitions panel on the left side with eight different types of transitions to choose from, which are

  1. Dissolve
  2. Slide
  3. Circle wipe
  4. Color Wipe
  5. Line Wipe
  6. Match and Move
  7. Flow
  8. Stack
  9. Chop

You can choose any transition to apply between your two video clips. Just click on the transition you want to apply.

After adding a transition, a mini icon will be displayed between your slides that confirms that there is an active transition between the 2 slides.

Transition added successfully

If you want to edit the transition, you can click on that mini icon.

You can use the same steps to add transitions between all the slides

Step 4: Exporting Your Video

Now when you are done with the transition, you can now export your video.

Click on the “Share” button present in the top left corner.

A menu will appear, from there click on “Download”. Choose the file type as “MP4 Video” and select all pages under the category ‘Select Pages’.

Now again hit the “Download” button.

Your video will start downloading in the lower right corner.

That’s it. You have successfully exported your video.

FAQ – How To Add Video Transitions In Canva

Here are some FAQs based on the topic of how to add video transitions in canva.

1. Can I Add Transitions To My Videos With A Free Canva Account?

Yes, you can add transitions to your video with your free Canva account. Presently, there are nine different types of transitions available for both free and pro-Canva accounts.

2. How To Change The Duration Of A Video Transition In Canva?

To change the duration of a video transition in Canva, follow these simple steps.
Click on the “Transition Icon” present between the slides (Note: The transition icon will only appear if you already have an active transition between the 2 slides ), and a transition window will appear on the left, and under your selected transition you will see 2 options: Duration (duration of your transition in seconds) and other one is Direction (direction of your transition)
Now just play with the duration slider to adjust the transition duration time.

3. When Should I Use Video Transitions In My Video?

Use video transitions when you want to show a smooth transfer between two or more video clips of your video. Transitions in a video make it fun to watch by adding extra elements to it.
You can easily add transitions and export your video in Canva by following the 4-easy steps mentioned in this article.

Before You Leave

So I hope I was able to answer your query on how to add video transitions in Canva.

Now before you leave I have something special for you, do you know you can add shadows in Canva using our in-depth guide on How To Add Shadow In Canva (4 Easy Steps).

It will help you add shadows to your photos in both the free and pro versions of Canva.

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