Here is a full guide on how to add mirror effect to videos in Windows 11/10. A mirror effect adds reflection to the video. If you want to do that, you can easily add mirror reflection to your videos and then save the videos having a mirror effect. In this article, we are going to discuss different freeware that allows you to add a mirror effect to your videos. Let us get straight to the solutions now!
How do you mirror a video effect?
You can add a mirror video effect to your clips. Simply use the listed freeware and follow the steps mentioned in this post and you will be able to add a mirror video effect. You can even use the VLC media player to add a mirror effect to videos. To learn more, keep on reading this post.
How do I flip my video?
To simply flip a video, you can use a dedicated tool. There are some online video flipper tools and free software using which you can flip your videos.
Do note that the flip and mirror effects are different. The Flip feature will only turn the side of the video and flip it either horizontally or vertically. On the other hand, the mirror effect will add a reflection alongside the actual video in the resulting video.
How to add Mirror effect to Videos in Windows 11/10
Here are the methods to add mirror effect to videos on Windows 11/10 PC:
- Use free video editing software to add a mirror effect to videos.
- Add mirror effect to videos in VLC media player.
1] Use free video editing software to add a mirror effect to videos
You can use a free video editor that offers a mirror effect to add to your videos. Here, we will list some video editors that allow you to apply the mirror effect to videos. These video editor freeware are as follow:
- XMedia Recode
- VideoPad Video Editor
- VSDC Free Video Editor
Let us now check out the procedure to add mirror effect to videos using above listed software.
1] XMedia Recode
XMedia Recode is free portable video editor software that can add a mirror effect to video. It can process and add a mirror effect to multiple videos at once. Apart from that, it can resize your videos, speed up or speed down videos, blur videos, rotate videos, sharpen videos, etc.
How to add a mirror effect to videos in bulk using XMedia Recode:
Here are the main steps to add a mirror to videos in bulk using XMedia Recode:
- Download XMedia Recode.
- Launch the application.
- Add multiple video files.
- Select a video from added ones.
- Go to the Filters/ Preview tab.
- Add the ‘Mirror Effect’ filter.
- Repeat steps (4), (5), and (6) for other videos.
- Export videos with the added mirror effect.
Let us discuss the above steps in detail!
Firstly, download the portable edition of XMedia Recode and then, launch the application to start using it. It also provides you an installer version that you can install and use on your PC.
Now, click on the Open File button and add multiple videos to which you want to apply a mirror effect. After that, select a video and go to the Filter/ Preview tab. From here, click on the Add Filter button. This will open up a dialog box with a list of available filters. Select Mirror Effect filter and then press the Add button.
Next, select the mirror effect mode to Horizontal or Vertical, as per your preference. You can also adjust the duration up to which you want to apply the mirror effect.
You can repeat the above steps to other added videos to apply a mirror effect to all the videos. Select the video and add the mirror effect filter.
Finally, select all the source videos, click on the Add to queue button, and then press the Encode button to start processing all the source videos at once.
So, this is how you can add a mirror effect to multiple videos on your Windows 11/10 PC using this had freeware. You can download it from xmedia-recode.de.
2] VideoPad Video Editor
You can try this free video editor called VideoPad Video Editor to add a mirror effect to videos. It provides a great set of video editing features one of which includes a “Mirror Effect”. Let us see how you can add a mirror effect to a video using it.
- Download and install VideoPad Video Editor.
- Launch the software.
- Add one or more video files to create a video project.
- Drag the videos to the Timeline.
- Click on the Video Effects option.
- Select Mirror video effect.
- Choose mirror effect’s direction.
- Preview and export the mirrored video.
Firstly, to use this software, download and install it on your PC. Then, open up its main GUI.
Now, create a new project and then import one or more source videos files using which you want to create a full video. Use the Add Files button from the toolbar to do so. Next, drag and drop the videos to the Timeline of this software.
After that, click on the Video Effects button and then select the Mirror effect from the available ones.
Then, select the direction of the mirror effect from the Direction drop-down option. You can select left to right, right to left, top to bottom, and bottom to top. Also, make sure the Enabled checkbox is selected.
You can preview the resulting videos from its Clip Preview tab. It shows you a real-time preview of the edited video as you apply a mirror or any other effect.
If the video preview looks well and good to you, you can export it. For that, click on the Export Video button and then select an output option from Video File, 3D Video File, Portable Video, Image Sequence, etc. You can save edited video in various formats including MP4, 3GP, ASF, WMV, FLV, MOV, SWF, etc. Additionally, you can also upload it through YouTube, Flickr, Vimeo, Google Drive, Dropbox, and OneDrive.
The output video with added mirror effect will be exported and saved on your PC.
3] VSDC Free Video Editor
VSDC Free Video Editor is another video editor using which you can add a mirror effect to your videos. It is a very user-friendly video editing software that comes with a good set of editing tools. Let us check out how you can use it to add mirror effect to videos.
- Download and install VSDC Free Video Editor.
- Launch the main GUI of this software.
- Click on the Import Content button and add the source video file.
- Go to the Editor tab.
- Click on the Video Effects > Transforms > Mirror option.
- Edit mirror effect properties.
- Preview the output video.
- Export the output video.
Simply download and install VSDC Free Video Editor from here and then open the software. Now, click on the Import Content option and add a video file.
Next, go to its Editor tab and click on the Video Effects > Transforms > Mirror option. A mirror effect will be added to the timeline.
Select the mirror effect and then from the Properties window, set up the effect parameters including effect duration, mirror levels, transparency, mirror type (direction), and more.
When done, preview the output video from the interface and if it looks good, export the video.
You can export the output video from the Export project tab. Select an output video, set up video options, and the Export Project button.
2] Add mirror effect to videos in VLC media player
You might be surprised to see the VLC media player on this list. Well, no joke, it can really add a mirror effect to your videos. VLC is not just a media player, but it also has capabilities to convert videos, stream videos, add audio and video tags, and do much more. It also comes up with some video filters including a mirror effect that you can add to your videos. Let us check out how!
How to add mirror effect to a video in VLC media player:
Here are the steps to apply a mirror effect to a video in VLC media player:
- Download and install the VLC media player.
- Launch this media player.
- Go to the File > Convert/Save option.
- Add the source video file.
- Click the Convert/Save button.
- Select an output video profile.
- Press the Edit Profile button.
- Navigate to the Video Codec tab.
- From the Filters tab, enable the Mirror video filter.
- Click the Save button.
- Choose an output file location and then tap on the Start button.
Let us discuss the above steps in detail.
First of all, make sure you have the VLC media player installed on your PC. And then, simply open up the interface of this software.
Now, click on the File > Convert/ Save option or press the Ctrl + R hotkey to open up the Convert dialog.
Next, add the input video file and tap on the Convert/ Save button.
In the next window, select the desired output profile for the resulting video and then click the Edit Profile button.
You will now be able to edit the video profile. From the Profile Edition dialog window, go to the Video Codec > Filters tab. A list of available video filters will be visible. Scroll down to the Mirror video filter, enable its checkbox, and then click on the Save button.
Finally, select an output file location and then press the Start button to apply the mirror effect to the video.
It will take some time to process the video. When the process is completed, you can open and watch the resulting video with a mirror effect.
That’s it! Hope this article helps you to add a mirror effect to your videos on Windows 11/10.