Step By Step LumaFusion Tutorial For Beginners (LumaFusion 2.0)

Well you have requested a tutorial on
how to use luma fusion but I wanted to wait until luma fusion 2.0 came out so
that’s what we’re gonna do here today and I’m gonna be using this on an iPad
it looks practically identical on an iPhone it’s just the iPad has a little
bit of a bigger screen but if you really want a luma fusion tutorial on an iPhone
hit me up down in the comments let me know and I’ll try to make it happen but
today we’re gonna dive into the nitty gritty details of using luma fusion on
the iPad step-by-step to edit your YouTube video so this is a beginner’s
guide to luma fusion and if creating and editing videos for YouTube in social
media is your jam – then welcome to the vid from um YouTube channel I invite you
to hit that subscribe button tap the Bell notification I am using my iPad
Mini here and since it’s not compatible with the Apple pencil I am gonna be
using this stylus let me show it to you it’s not necessary to use a stylus I
think it’s just easier for editing it’s just a little bit easier than using your
finger so let’s dive in okay let’s dive right into luma fusion now my iPad is up
to date and we my fusion is up to date as of this recording so we should be
good to go here I’m just going to tap it to open it up I have a completely blank
slate here first thing that we want to do is create our first project so I’m
gonna hit that plus button I’m going to tap my project and we’re gonna call this
will say video 1 so we can set our settings here right off the bat my frame
rate is going to be 30 you see that there are a bunch of different options
there depending on what you want to do we do want the landscape frame aspect so
this 16 to 9 ratio if you’re gonna do something for IG TV or instagrams story
something vertical you have that option and you have all these other options as
well we’re gonna stick with the landscape because this is going to be a
YouTube video so once you have your settings set and you have
your project names you’re gonna hit that plus button on the top right and we have
a completely blank timeline so the first thing we need to do is import our
footage into luma fusion you do have to have your footage on your iPad or you
know accessible on your iPad so first off we need to get that media into luma
fusion I’m gonna hit this top menu here kind of in the middle there’s a little
down arrow and you’ll get to a whole list of sources where you can import
your media you have Dropbox Google Drive lots of different options there I should
have something here inside of my iTunes file share so I’m going to select that
and when you hit that another down arrow here now this particular clip is going
to be pretty short but I’ll be able to show you everything you need to learn
about women fusion with just this short clip so here’s our file on the left hand
side if I select it then I it shows up in the preview window and I can use my
stylus or my finger to kind of scroll through and see what we’re working with
here you can also see the waveforms a little bit now there’s a couple
different ways you could import this to your timeline but that’s the first thing
we need to do we need to get this file down onto the lower half of the screen
where our timeline is so normally what I would do is just add the entire thing to
the timeline and then chop it up trim it cut it rearrange it and we’ll get to
that in a second but if you know that you just have one little section that
you’re going to use you can bring your those orange yellow orange bars in and
just select this portion and drop that portion into the timeline and to do that
I have it selected there’s a down arrow on the right hand side I’ll highlight it
for you here if you tap that it’s going to just add it right down to the
timeline you can see we have that blue bar you can see the waveforms if you
take your two fingers you can do the pinch and zoom and if you take one
finger you can move along your timeline here and kind of
scrub along as you go so that you can kind of check things out here so the
other way of importing clips let me just delete this would be to take this entire
clip and bring the whole thing down into the timeline like this so we have this
one clip you can definitely see the waveforms which I use those waveforms as
a visual cue of where I’m talking and where I’m just looking at my notes or
trying to figure out what I’m supposed to say on the bottom of the app there’s
a couple of controls in in different settings there’s this one here that will
show you and display your different tracks here so we only have the one
track happening but if you wanted to mute that track or make it invisible you
have that option there and if you don’t want it to take up space on your screen
you can make it go away there’s also the audio indication here which you can make
adjustments but again this takes up space on the screen so that’s where you
can access them but then you can make them go away if you need to have more
space on your screen and then I’m gonna select this file here on the timeline
and you’ll see that we have a few other options in in the center area down at
the bottom so the first one is a duplication button which just takes the
selected clip and duplicates it I’m gonna delete that I’m gonna select that
again the next one over is going to separate your audio from your visual and
if we do that that means that you can then edit your audio track separately
from your video track there are a few other options under here but one I
really want to show you this is an important one and you see that this is
giving me a warning here it says it’s not compatible it’s fine we’re gonna be
we’re gonna be fine but the little scissor icon right here
is gonna split your clip wherever that blue time indicator bar is so you can
see here I’m talking and then I’m not talking of course you can’t hear the
audio but that’s okay and right here we want to split that so that we can get
rid of this middle part where I’m just making faces at my notes so that middle
section is selected I can hit the trashcan and get rid of it and then it
just pulls those clips together like this now I’m actually gonna hit undo and
we’re gonna actually use this and pretend that it’s b-roll in just a
little bit so the other way that you could trim your Clips is by just pulling
the end so you can see the waveforms here on this one you can see where I
sort of stopped talking and I say goodbye right so if I just grab the end
of this and drag it over that will trim the very end off of that particular clip
now what if you have b-roll to go on top of this talking head footage I’m gonna
pretend that me making these faces is my b-roll I’m going to trim this up a
little bit if I take this and just bring it out I can put it anywhere I want on
my timeline and create another layer create another track here so I’ll still
be talking in the background and then it’s going to cut in with this b-roll
and you’ll notice the B roll clip still has the audio there it’s just pretty low
because I’m not talking so you may want to mute that by hitting that little
speaker icon that will mute the entire track and you can actually create
multiple tracks here and honestly you can get as complicated as you want let’s
take this you can pull it up and make even another track on top here so you’ve
imported your clips made some cuts made some trims added in some b-roll what if
you wanted to do transitions now I typically don’t do very many elaborate
transitions with my footage but you do have the opportunity to do this
here inside of luma fusion so what we need to do is find a place where we have
a split clip here so you can see this is just a jump cut I’m going from here to
here not that big of a transition but we’re gonna select one side of this
transition here and right below that there’s a plus button on that bottom
menu we’re going to tap that we have a couple things here a voiceover
transition blank clip main title overlay title we’re gonna choose transition
obviously and it just gives us this cross dissolve so if we see what it
looks like here we have the one clip is dissolving out while the other clip
dissolves in if I hit play we’ll see in real time if we wanted to make it not as
slow we could just shorten it up a little bit by trimming the ends there
like that so that’s how you can add your transitions and you saw that we also
have the ability to add a title let me come back over here to the beginning so
I’m gonna hit that plus button again I’m gonna choose overlay title and you can
see it just gives us a plain title here so I’m going to select that and to open
the title menu just double tap on that title clip this opens a whole bunch of
options for our titles so we can make it be something completely different down
here we can change let’s see change the color let’s go back to the
style we can make it angled we can do so many different things here’s a lower
left-hand side lower third so we have two texts that we need to update so you
have these little menus down here you can change the opacity you can
change the font let’s see let’s do this one you can change the size and then you
can change whether it’s left adjusted center or right so you can change all
these different things with the font typeface here and if you wanted to
change and put your actual text in here then you just select it on the screen
and put in your text I think I’m gonna hide this one down here in fact I’m
going to select that top one and move it down here a little bit and you can see
we have these different styles here there’s a lot of different things that
you could do here to get creative and I could probably do an entire tutorial but
that’ll get you started there are the basic functions of creating that title
and in this title acts just like a regular clip just like a regular video
clip so you can adjust the length and you know going either direction so there
you have it now there are so many other features of luma fusion 2.0 it’s such a
robust editing platform but this will get you started these are the basics now
if you’re done editing and you have everything you want to have in there on
the bottom right hand side there is the up arrow and if I hit that we’re going
to be able to share or export it so what we’re going to do is we’re gonna select
movie and it wants us to choose a destination so I’m gonna choose probably
just my photos and this is where we have our settings our export settings so this
is going to be a 1080p with 30 frames per second video standard video quality
I think is fine I’m just gonna stick with all of the normal stuff here but
what’s really cool is it gives you the stats on how much space this
sportive video is going to take up on your iPad which i think is great so if
you’re happy with your settings your export settings just hit this up arrow
again and it’s going to export this video for you and when it’s done
exporting you can close out of luma fusion open up your Photos app and then
you’ll have that video right there inside of your photos where you can then
hit the share icon you can add it to Dropbox you could upload it directly to
social media right from here or share it with your desktop via iCloud or files
but it’s right here inside of your photos on your iPad now that you know
how to edit your YouTube videos with luma fusion I want to let you know about
the social video blueprint which is my guide that you can download with tips
layout ideas and best practices for repurposing videos for Instagram
Facebook ID TV and even Pinterest so you can download this social video blueprint
at social video blueprint com or you can just hit the link down in the
description below and if you’re wondering about some other software
options for editing videos for social media you can watch that video next bye


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