MP4 Video Editor
1.1 MP4 Editor
1.2 MP4 Joiner
1.3 MP4 Splitter
1.4 MP4 Trimmer
1.5 MP4 Cutter
1.6 Edit MP4 Video
1.7 Rotate MP4
1.8 Combine MP4 Files
1.9 Extract Audio from MP4
1.10 Remove Audio from MP4
1.11 How to Add Subtitles to MP4
1.12 Trim MP4 Video
1.13 Compress MP4

How to Edit MP4 Video on Windows 10/8/7 and Mac (macOS High Sierra included)

It is a social media era and you might want to share your idea or run your business through video in virtual communities and network. With H.264 being packed in MP4, and the continuing shift to H.264 implementation, you might need an MP4 video editor to get better video effect.

Edit MP4 Videos

You might find various MP4 editors with different features, even free MP4 editors. Some programs only provide limited functions, and when you turn back for more functions, you may find it cost more than you realize. In this article, we would like to introduce you the ways to edit your MP4 videos on Windows or Mac for free or with little cost.

Part 1: How to edit MP4 video with Windows Movie Maker on Windows 10/8/7

If you are a Windows users, you can use Windows Movie Maker to edit MP4 video files for free. Even Microsoft has stopped released new version Windows Movie Maker, you can still easily find the version on the internet for your Windows 10.

Step 1 Add MP4 video to Windows Movie Maker

Download and install Windows Movie Maker on your computer. Choose the MP4 video files you want to edit from your Windows by tapping "Click here to browse for videos and photos" on the right side of the main interface or clicking "Add videos and photos" button on the top menu.

Add MP4 videos

Step 2 Edit MP4 video with various functions

For editing your MP4 videos, you can crop, split and cut your MP4. You can also add background music by clicking "Add music", subtitle and watermark to your MP4 videos. For Visual Effects, you can choose the suitable effect (Blur, Edge Detection, Black and white, 3D ripper, Fade in/out, etc.) to apply to your video.

Edit MP4 videos

Step 3 Save the edited MP4 video

After editing, you can click "Save movie" button to choose export edited MP4. And you can also do some custom setting (resolution, bit rate, frame rate and audio format) before saving. You can also choose the edited MP4 as a project for further editing or share it with your family and friends by publishing to Facebook, YouTube, etc.

Save the edited MP4 video

Part 2: How to edit MP4 video with All-in-one MP4 editor

Video Converter Ultimate For Mac

Step 1 Load MP4 video(s)

Download and install MP4 editor for Windows. If you are using Mac, just download the Mac version. By clicking the "Add File" button, you can load MP4 files or folder to the program. If your video files are not in MP4 format, you can convert the video to MP4 (as to the converting, please refer to the next step).


Step 2 Cut and join MP4 clips

Select the MP4 video file and click the "Clip" option in the main interface to cut the MP4 video into certain parts. You can merge selected video clips into one MP4 file either from the main interface or the "Clip" menu.


Step 3 Effect, crop and watermark to touch up MP4 video

If you find the video effect unsatisfying, check the video and click the "Edit" option. You can easily adjust video brightness, saturation, contrast, hue and volume by dragging slide bars in "Effect" window to retouch your videos and eliminate jaggedness from interlacing videos. The "Deinterlacing" feature of the Windows version converts an interlaced video to a higher quality progressive one.

You can crop video frame, add text or picture watermark to video to produce your desired video effect.


Step 4 Enhance MP4 video quality

If you are not satisfied with the bad MP4 video quality, you can enhance MP4 video quality with one click.

The Enhance function allows you to upscale MP4 video resolution optimize MP4 video brightness and contrast and remove MP4 video noise with one simple check. For rotating and flipping MP4 videos, the Rotate feature can assist you. It offers you four ways to rotate MP4 video and flip MP4 video files: rotate 90 clockwise, rotate 90 counterclockwise, horizontally flip and vertically flip. Just enhance MP4 video quality as you like.



This tool also enables you to rotate videos.

Rotate and flip:

Rotate and Flip

Step 5 Save or share the edited MP4 file

After the above settings have been done, click the "Convert" button to start the conversion. Aiseesoft MP4 Editor provides a list of formats for different devices. You can also save as MP4 and share to Video sites freely.

Part 3: How to edit MP4 video with free MP4 editor on Mac (macOS High Sierra included)

If you are a Mac users, you can also choose this Free Video Editor to edit your MP4 video. With this professional MP4 video editing program, you can rotate, clip, crop, watermark, add effects and convert MP4 video files on your Mac. This video editing software cannot only edit MP4 file, but also support editing, MOV, M4V, M4A, etc. and even 1080p HD and 4K video.

Step 1 Add MP4 video files on Mac

Download and install Free Video Editor for Mac on your Mac OS X. Choose any editing function on the main interface to enter the edit window. All the editing function can be shown on the top toolbar for switching directly on the edit window without you back to the main interface. Add MP4 video by click "Add File" button.


Step 2 Edit MP4 video files on Mac

You can choose to rotate your MP4 video with 90 clockwise, 90 counterclockwise, horizontal flip or vertical flip. You can also crop the MP4 video by dragging the highlight frame by zooming in to change the size of the frame. You can also add effect or watermark to your MP4 video or enhance the video quality by enhancing function.

Edit MP4 video

Step 3 Save edited MP4 video files on Mac

After finishing editing, you can click the "Save" button to save the edited MP4 video. It will take a minute to save the file. After saving, you can click "Open Output Folder" to check the output MP4 video. Or you can also click "Reset" to erase all the editing operation and edit again with the original MP4.

Save edited MP4 video

You can also check the following video guide for the quick understanding of the editing operation.

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May 21, 2018 16:38 / Updated by to Video Editing