How to Add Elements to Video | MiniTool Tutorial [Help]

Cartoon animated elements are fun animated graphics to enhance your videos.

MiniTool MovieMaker offers more than 30 different types of cartoon animated elements like emoji, nature, pets, props to decorate your videos. You can click Elements to access the elements library.


Add Elements

  1. Go to the Elements.
  2. Click the download button to download the online animated elements source. Or right-click on an element and then select Download All to get all the elements.
  3. Locate the place where you want to add elements on the timeline, select the desired element. Click the + button or simply drag the desired element to the track above the target clip.

add animated elements to video

Edit Elements

After adding elements to videos, you can make some changes to the elements in the Elements Property window.

Change the duration of the element

  • Select the desired element on the timeline to access the Elements Property window. Or right-click on the target element and select Edit.
  • Move the element clip’s start point or end point to change the duration. The duration of the element will be present on the element clip.

Adjust the position of the element

  • Select the target element.
  • Drag the element to the place where you want it to appear on the preview window.

Customize the size of the element

  • Locate the element on the timeline and hit it to open the preview window.
  • Move the Scale slider to customize the size you want it present in the video.

change the duration, position and size of the element

Flip the element

  • Click the element clip on the timeline to open the editing window.
  • Choose the option Flip Horizontal or Flip Vertical to flip the element horizontally or vertically.

Rotate the element

  • Locate the element and click it.
  • Move the Rotate slider to rotate the element by any certain angle.

flip or rotate the element

Delete Elements

There are two options to delete unwanted elements.

  1. Select the element clip on the timeline, click the trash icon or press Delete on the keyboard.
  2. Right-click the element clip and choose Delete from the pop-up window.

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