WonderShare Filmora Review | Record and Edit Videos Like a Pro

Wondershare Filmora is a video capture and editing tool. It allows its user to capture, and edit videos, apply special filters, insert motion elements, add texts and many more.

This WonderShare filmora Review will provide insight into this tool quality, usefulness and function. I will share information from my own experiences so that you can determine if it’s the right product for you or not.

I will point out Filmora main features, pricing plus pros and cons.

Wondershare Filmora Review

It was developed in Canada in 2003 by Wondershare. It has a free and paid version.

Make high-quality videos at any experience level with WonderShare Filmora. 

It is one of the best software for recording and video editing. It makes video editing easy with its controls, filters, built in effects, intuitive interface and drag and drop editing.

It has also advanced video editing features that will surely make your videos stand out.

Product Details

  • It is a video recording and editing software
  • Has easy to use controls
  • It features frame by frame preview
  • It features built-in effects, filters and overlays
  • Has record frame of up to 120 fps
  • Has split screen and timeline editing
  • Features reverse and control speed
  • Interface skin can be changed from light to dark


  • Can create and edit videos. You apply special filters, add texts, and insert motion elements
  • Can export videos at resolution of up to 4K
  • It will export your videos in almost all kinds of formats such as MP4, MP3, MOV
  • Has a trial version


  • You can try it for free but there will be a watermark on your videos

Pricing and Starting Up

It is worth noting that Filmora wondershare has a trial and paid version. A trial version will give you a chance of testing before buying it. It put watermarks on your recorded videos and let you only export 10 videos.

Paid Version

In order to access all video editing features, upgrade to Filmora Pro which is among the best game recording software tools and a top-notch recording and editing app. In addition, you will be able to get tons of effects and delete the watermark at an affordable price (you also get 24/7 access to customer support).

No user of the Wondershare Filmora will want to see watermark on their videos! Personally, I think it is best to get the paid version in order to access all features plus thank its creators for creating the best recording and editing software.

The company offers a subscription model and a permanent license. The Window version costs $ 39.99 and $ 59.99 for complete purchase. The Mac version is $ 44.99 a year, or $ 59.99 for complete purchase.


Turn your video into a work of art using its drag & drop user interface. There is no doubt that Wondershare Filmora is a great piece of video editing software that is easy to use.

Create stunning videos with its simple timeline interface.  Import images, audios or videos into the media library then drag and drop in the timeline to edit. 

In addition to the basic editing functions, filters, special effects, image adjustments, transitions and image adjustments can be accessed.

 I loved its special effects such as voice changing, slow, fast motion etc.

Full Editor

Edit videos with minimal effort with a paid version. You can crop, merge, split, flip and rotate your videos.  It comes with royalty free songs and sound effects to add to your videos.

These are great for adding humor, love, tension in any scene of your videos. Wondershare Filmora also lets you add texts, titles and impressive transitions. More editing features include the following:

- Interface skin can be changed from light to dark

-Can edit the color, font and size of text

-Eliminate the effects of camera shake

With its scissors icon, you can split a clip if you want to remove something from its center.

Filmora allows you only to trim from the beginning or end of a video and you cannot drag a clip over another.

Special Effects and Color Editing

With a paid version, you get tons of filters, effects plus movie templates that are all visible in the timeline. There are about 140 preprogrammed templates.


It is also possible to create PiP effects.  In addition, special effects will help you achieve the following:

  • slow or speed up your videos
  • Create journalistic, entertaining, guides or journalistic videos
  • Make your videos go in reverse
  • Pan and zoom across your footage

Color section has a lot of options to choose from such as cool fill, 007, B&W Film, Walking dead, just to name a few.

Wondershare Filmora Text Effects

The Filmora Effects Store has amazing texts elements you can use to help enhance your videos. You can add and personalize text and title with free effects and text overlays.

Change font, color and texts to achieve the right videos. These texts are useful when creating tutorials or engaging with your audience. More cool texts effects include the following:

-Animated text effects

-3D effects

-1000 creative fonts

-Logo design

Music and Audio

Filmora is a one-stop shop for music and sound effects. It has built in library of royalty free music from real bands. They are over 50 audio effects and free music. They are all organized into categories.

Audio is useful when creating a tutorial, movie clips, promote a brand or create an ad.

Adding music is as equally important as audio. Music will not only make your video interesting but will add a professional touch. Fimora’s music sections has 22 background songs to make your videos look better and cool.

-Edit audio separately by detaching it from video

-There is a microphone button that will make it easy for you to add voiceover to your videos

-it is easy to add music or audio to your videos in editor

Instant Cutter

Wondershare Filmora is designed with various modes and they include Instant Cutter, Easy Mode and full feature mode. Instant cutter mode lets you trim and merge video. To perform this function, import with instant cutter tool.

You can click “Open File” to import it to the software or can simply drag and drop from your computer on its window. I noticed that the software hang after splitting my videos into too many segments.

Filmora Easy Mode

Record your screen with simple steps using this mode. It comes with 6 themes namely sport, travel, simple, old days, happy and love. It supports GIF files and 4K videos but comes with less music soundtracks. It is perfect for people who are just looking to edit casual videos.

 In this mode, you can access free background music and themes. You can preview the video frame by frame. You can also export the video to the most popular formats.

Full Function Mode

Full function mode has all the editing effects and features that you would require to create a masterpiece. If you want to create a professional videos, you should try this mode.

Wondershare Filmora Performance

During our tests, we liked what Filmora had to offer. It is perfect for creating casual to professional videos. It is a recording and editing software for both the beginners and experienced people.

You can access more editing features by clicking the "advanced" button. The interface can be a bit confusing when you go through all its editing features. However, this is only because there are so many options and not because it is designed poorly.

Sharing and Output






This tool has many output options. These include MP4, MKV, MP3, MOV and WMV. It also supports GIF files and 4K resolution videos.

When exporting your videos, you can select the quality settings: Good, better and Best. Best.

There are buttons to export photos and clips to YouTube and Vimeo as well as social media platforms like Facebook.


And that's not all, you can use the video editor to export files in popular video formats such as HD and DVD as well as device-specific formats.

Filmora, or More?

Filmora offers a fairly elegant and user-friendly interface, especially in simple mode. Its Easy Mode has a very simple interface that is aimed for users who want to edit simple videos.

Full featured mode is designed with advanced features to make your videos look professional.

It comes with a bucketful of effects, both for audio and videos. Another useful feature about Filmora is that their effects are updated every month. The software comes with audio and video controls such as crop, trim, contract, and rotate plus options of adding saturation, hue, brightness and changing aspect ratio.

Its supports advanced text editing, video stabilization, video mixer, Tilt Shift, picture in picture support, ability to add overlays to make your clips interesting and attractive and many more.

You can use it for both windows and Mac.

Probably Best Software for Recording & Video Editing

Filmora Wondershare is one of the best software for recording and video editing. It enables its users to create amazing high quality videos efficiently with its tons of editing tools. You can try it for free with its trial version.

Latest version is 9.3 and features simple and advanced video editing and recording features. It is also a one stop shop for royalty free effects for video, audio and images. You can also add text effects, annotations, callouts etc.

It is designed with an interface that can be used by novice and experienced video recorders. Drag and drop videos, audio and image files onto the window of the software or use its import feature.

It offers GIF support and features a noise removal feature that is perfect for removing background noise.

Gamers, app developers, marketers, vloggers, trainers can use it. Professional trainers can use Wondershare Filmora to provide tutorials. Record and edit your videos anytime and share with your class. It has option of uploading videos to popular social media, Vimeo and YouTube.

If you are a blogger or Vlogger, Filmora can aid to bring more traffic to your content. It is perfect for making and editing product reviews or creating product demonstrations. It is also perfect for marketers to create and edit promotional videos.

Pros of Wondershare Filmora

  • It is reasonably priced
  • Can create and edit videos. You apply special filters, add texts, and insert motion elements
  • Can export videos at resolution of up to 4K
  • It will export your videos in almost all kinds of formats such as MP4, MP3, MOV
  • It is easy to use
  • Comes with royalty free songs to make your videos interesting
  • Creates high quality videos, audios and images
  • Has a trial version
  • Paid version comes with about 140 preprogrammed templates
  • Has easy to use controls


  • You can try it for free but there will be a watermark on your videos

Wrapping up

I hope this Wondershare Filmora review will help you make the right decision. So far I am impressed with it and can recommend it to YouTubers, trainers, markers, gamers, bloggers, just to name a few.  

Take advantage of its free trial and see if it’s the right tool for you or not.

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