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How to Merge Videos Using Various Tools

join videos together One of the most used form of media are videos. When someone has to demonstrate something to make a point, most of the time, they use videos in a meeting. Those types of people need to keep track of the videos they play because mistakes can happen, and they might play the wrong video during important meetings. That is why people who have to use multiple videos for their presentation can merge videos to play in succession. It means that they will join multiple videos into one video file so that they only need to play a video once. It ensures that only the right videos are played, and saves time selecting the next video to play. Luckily, some tools can merge videos and more. Below are some of the best video merger tools that you can use whenever you need to join video files together.

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AceThinker Video Master

AceThinker Video Master is a reliable and powerful video converter software that merges multiple videos into one file. This tool also has a video editor where you can rotate or crop the video, add filters and effects, put your own made watermark on the video, and more. It is also helpful to burn MP4 videos to MKV, AVI, FLV, MOV, WEBM, GIF, and more. To know more about this tool, see the guidelines below.

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Step 1 Get the installer of Video Master

First, download the installer of this tool by pressing one of the “Download” buttons above. Then, launch the installer and follow the steps on installing the tool to your computer. Once done, open the app, and click the “Add” icon and select the videos that you want to combine.

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Step 2 Begin combining the videos

After that, check the box of “Merge into one file” at the lower part of the tool to combine them when you start converting the video. Before you start, select your preferred video format by clicking the “Convert All to” drop-down button at the upper rightmost part of its interface. Then, click the “Convert All” button at the lower part of the tool to start merging and converting the video files.

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Step 3 Watch the merged videos

Once finished, it will show you its output folder where you can watch the video. Just double-click on the video to play it. You can also go to its “Converted” tab where the videos are listed. You can then click the “Play” button to watch the video from there.

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Windows Movie Maker

Another tool that you can use to join videos is Windows Movie Maker. It is the built-in video-editing tool of Windows that has simple editing functions. Movie Maker is easy enough to use that even first-timers won't have any issues using it. This tool offers basic drag and arranges functions for joining videos together. Below are the steps on how to merge videos with Movie Maker.

Step 1 Launch Windows Movie Maker

To launch the tool, type in "Movie Maker" on the search bar and click the application that will appear under the "Best Match" section. On the launch screen of the tool, select "New Project" from the list of available options. This option will open a blank editing panel, where you can create a new video.

select new project

Step 2 Add and Arrange Video Clips

On the editor window, click the "Add clip" option to select which videos to join together. Make sure to select all the videos that you want to join together into one file. Next, arrange the videos to the right order by dragging them in their proper places according to your preference.

arrange video sequence

Step 3 Save the video

Once ready, click the "Save Video" option and select the primary output of the video like its file format and video quality and click "Make Movie." Next, choose where to save the video. The video will automatically play after saving the file, which means that it was saved properly.

make movie option

Merge videos on Mac - iMovie

When it comes to Mac devices, there are free tools that allow you to join videos together into a single file. One of these tools is iMovie. It's the most used free video editor for Mac devices and happens to be the most popular. One feature of iMovie is that it allows people to merge multiple videos into one single video file. At first glance, the process seems complicated, but with proper instructions, you won't have any problems using iMovie. To learn how to use iMovie to merge videos, follow the steps below.

Step 1 Install iMovie

Download the installer of iMovie from the link above, and run it on your Mac device. Follow the setup wizard accordingly to ensure that the tool is installed correctly. After installation, launch iMovie by clicking the "Finder" and look for it under "Application."

launch imovie application

Step 2 Add videos to iMovie

From the toolbar, click the "File" tab, and select the "New Project" option. Name the project and click OK to proceed to the editor. You can now add the videos that you want to merge to iMovie. Under the "File" tab, click the "Import" option and select "Movies" from the menu. A window will appear where you can choose the videos that you want to join together.

import the videos

Step 3 Arrange the video sequence

Once done importing the videos, drop them to the "Timeline" and from there, you can arrange them into the sequence that you want them to play. Once done with the video, save it by clicking the "File" tab, and select "Save." Name the video and click the "Save" button to complete the saving process.

arrange the files

Online way to merge videos - Aconvert

If installing a video editor is not your thing, you can also choose to merge videos using an online tool. Aconvert is a web-based converter that has different converter functions, and a video converter is one of them. The video converter allows the necessary merging of video files into a single file. However, the tool's speed depends on the internet connection; the time it will consume to upload the videos will take too long. If you want to use this tool to merge files, follow the steps below.

Step 1 Launch Aconvert

Open the video converter of Aconvert by clicking this link. Add the videos that you want to merge by clicking the "Choose File" button. It would help if you made sure that the videos have the same format for it to work.

add the videos

Step 2 Start merging the videos

Once all videos are uploaded, click the "Submit" button to start merging the videos into one file. The merging process might take some time to finish, depending on your internet speed.

start the conversion process

Step 3 Download the merged video

When the process reaches one hundred percent, the new video will appear together with a download button. Click the download button to get the merged video.

download the video

Merge videos on iOS - iMovie for iOs

Smartphones nowadays are so powerful that they can perform functions that were once exclusive for PC. One of them is video editing, and iOS devices can handle this perfectly with the help of iMovie for iOS. The tool is the mobile version of the iMovie on Mac devices. Although on a different platform, the capabilities of the tool are still the same. It can merge multiple videos, and since it is on a smartphone, you can do it anytime, anywhere. The tool is available for download from the App Store on all iOS devices, making it pretty convenient.

imovie ios version

Merge videos on Android - CuteCut

Last on the list is CuteCut which is an Android application. It is a great video editor that can merge videos from your Android smartphone, and best of all, it is free. The only downside of the tool is the ads that occasionally appear. It confuses users, especially when they are editing their video. They accidentally tap the advertisement, which opens a different application. However, regarding its capabilities, it can provide a smooth editing experience and works perfectly fine. The interface is straightforward and does not confuse its users. Over-all, this is a tool worth trying out for Android users.

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Conclusion

With the advancement of technology today, you edit videos on almost every device. From PC to Smartphones, there are a lot of ways to merge videos. The mentioned above are all efficient and can join videos smoothly without compromising the video quality. With the steps provided, there sure won't be any problems with their operation if you want to try them out. However, for a more professional way to merge videos, you can use Acethinker Video Master. This robust tool can enhance your videos with its wide range of options and combining videos.

Posted by Trafalgar Law on December 2, 2018 to Video Convert Master

Last updated on July 30, 2020

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