Use Unfold Video to create social media videos

With Unfold Video, you can use video templates to combine several video clips into one video for social media. Create videos from clips you already have, or capture and edit media to add them to your videos. Save your videos, or upload them directly to social media.

Unfold Video is currently available on iOS only.

Creating videos with templates

To download a video template:

  1. On the Unfold home screen, tap Video, and swipe to cycle through the available templates. Tap a template thumbnail to view the preview in full screen. Continue swiping to view other templates in full screen.
  2. Pause on a template to preview the style of video the template creates, and toggle the Mute setting to preview the music used with the template.
  3. Tap Download for free on the full-screen preview of the template you want to use.

To create a video using a video template:

  1. Tap the template thumbnail to open the full screen preview, then tap Use this template
  2. A notification stating the number of photos of video clips needed for the video template. Note the number, then tap X.
  3. Tap the images or clips you want to turn into one video in the order you want them to appear, or tap Unsplash to select images from the Unsplash library. 
  4. Tap Done to build your video.
  5. Preview your video. If you’re happy with your preview, tap the save icon to save the edited image or video to your device. You can also upload your video directly to social media.

Editing videos

After you create a video using a template, you can delete or replace the video clips and photos you used in the video. 

To edit a video clip with the Unfold video template editor:

  1. Swipe through the thumbnails of the shots in the video, then tap the thumbnail of the shot you want to edit.
  2. Tap   to access the edit options for that shot.
  3. Tap Replace or Delete.
  4. If you’re replacing the image or clip, tap the image or video clip to be used as a replacement, or tap Unsplash to select images from the Unsplash library.  
  5. Wait for the video to be built and preview. Repeat the process as needed, then save.

Each template accepts a maximum number of video clips or photos. This number is included in the notification that displays when you choose a template. If you created the video using fewer than the maximum number of clips and photos, you can edit the video to add more clips, up to the maximum.

To add a clip with the Unfold video template editor:

  1. Swipe left through all of the thumbnails.
  2. Tap +.
  3. Tap the image or video clip to be added, or tap Unsplash to select images from the Unsplash library.  
  4. Wait for the video to be built and preview. Repeat the process as needed, then save.

Edit images and videos on your device

You can use Unfold’s video editor to edit any image or video on your device.

Keep in mind:

  • If you edit a photo or video on your device, then upload it to social media, depending on the app, you may have an opportunity to edit your content in the social media app before you hit publish.
  • After editing and saving your images and videos, you can add them to Unfold story templates, where you can edit them again. To learn more, visit Creating stories.

To edit an image or video:

  1. On the Unfold home screen, tap Video.
  2. Tap Load photo/video and select the image or video from your device.
  3. Tap Filters, Effects, or Adjust to edit.
  4. After making changes, tap the save icon to save the edited image or video to your device. You can also upload it directly to social media.
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