Importing Files into OpenShot

The first step in creating a new video project is to import some files. These can be video clips, audio files or still images. There are several ways to import files:

If you use either of the first two methods, the Import Files window will open. Select the file(s) to import, then click Add.

OpenShot import window

The files will appear in the Project Files tree, ready to be used. To preview a file, double-click its name and it will play in the Video Preview.

Imported files

Notes: Use the same method(s) to import audio files and still images.

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