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It isn’t Photoshop, or even a lesser editor, like Pixlr, but for the general public it does just about all of what you’d need a photo editor to do. For professionals, it’s great for quick edits, but isn’t feature-rich enough — at least not yet — to abandon your professional software.

Editing video within the app is simple enough for anyone to pick up within minutes. Today, we’re going to show you just how simple by adding a theme to spice up a royalty free clip we found online.

1. Open Photos.

open copy2. At the top right, choose Import. We’re going to bring in a video from the Downloads folder, but you’re free to select any folder you’d like, and even auto-import future additions to that folder.

import-copy_cropped3. Select From a folder from the dropdown menu. <folder.png>

folder copy4. I’ve chosen my Downloads folder, but you can choose anything. Just select the folder, and click Add this folder to pictures at the bottom right.

add-copy_v25. Choose Edit & Create from the top right.

edit-create copy6. Scroll to the bottom of the drop-down and choose the Create a video with text option from the bottom. 

create copy7. Drag your video into the timeline at the bottom.

drag copy8. At the top, you’ll see the option to change Themes. Click the icon.

click copy9. Choose a theme from the list and click Done when you’re ready. done copy

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