How to Add Border/Frame to Video

By Cecilia Hwung | Last Update:

Sometimes a border can change the style of a video. Many social media videos have their own characteristics. For example, movies, vlogs, government videos, and education videos have different video borders or frames. Adding a border to the video can play a good role in modifying the video.

This can also add a better visual effect to the video when making video. No matter you want a white border, black border, or colored border, we've got you covered. If you still want to learn how to add borders to video, continue to read this tutorial.

How to Add Border to Video

4 Ways to Add Border to Video

  • Add Border to Video on Computer
  • Add Border to Video Online
  • Add Border to Video on Android
  • Add Border to Video on iOS

Method 1. Add Border to Video on Computer

To add frame to video on Windows or Mac, you can rely on a comprehensive video editor - VideoProc Movie. This video editor allows you to add border to video within simple steps, including white border, black border, colored border, and customized border.

VideoProc Movie offers several ways to add frame to video. You can download a frame picture with transparent background and add the frame to video. Also, can change the aspect ratio and change the background color as you like.

Besides, it's built with many powerful video editing features like trimming, splitting, adding music, adding watermark, merging, changing speed, recording voice, cropping and more. You can edit your videos like a pro even without any editing experience.

Now let's get VideoProc Movie to your computer and follow the steps below to add border to video:

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Step 1. Launch VideoProc Movie on your computer and go to Media Library on the left top corner.

Add Border to Video on Computer - Step 1

Step 2. Click Add Video icon to upload your videos to media library. Drag it to the MainVideoTrack to preview it.

Add Border to Video on Computer - Step 2

Step 3. Click Add Picture to upload the frame picture with transparent background. Drag the picture to the Overlay Track.

Add Border to Video on Computer - Step 3

Method 2. Add Border to Video Online

What if you don't want to download and install an application? At this time, add border to video online is an option to go. Kapwing is an online video editor to help you add border to video online for free. No downloading is needed, no experience is required. All you need is a browser and stable network connection. Now let's check the detailed instructions below to learn how to add border to video online.

Step 1. Visit Kapwing Collage Maker and click the Get Started button.

Add Border to Video Online - Step 1

Step 2. Drag the corners to resize your video. You can set the width and height of the video border.

You can click Lock Ratio once you're satisfied with the size you adjusted.

Add Border to Video Online - Step 2

Step 3. Double click the border to set the background color.

Add Border to Video Online - Step 3

Method 3. Add Border to Video on Android

For android users, add border to video with Video Collage is a great idea. It offers a lot of video frames and stickers for your videos. And it only takes a few steps to add border to video on Android phone.

Step 1. Download and install Video Collage from Google Play.

Step 2. Launch the app and tap Edited Videos to select your video.

Step 3. Click the plus icon and you'll see various types of borders. Choose one frame you like and tap on Export to save the video.

How to Add Border to Video on Android

Method 4. Add Border to Video on iOS

Instagram users should be familiar with this app. Squaready is an impressive iOS application that can help you add border to video. Besides, it has other editing features. You can edit videos like trim, rotate, add filters, add texts, and more. Let's check this step-by-step instruction to add border to video on iPhone or iPad.

Step 1. Download and install Squaready to iOS device and tap on Import button to upload the video you want to add border.

Step 2. Select color tool at the bottom of the screen. Choose the color you like.

Step 3. Tap on Save button to export the video to device.

How to Add Border to Video on iOS

The Bottom Line

Now you've got 4 useful methods to add border to video on computer, online, on android, and on iOS devices. If you want to add border to video on PC, VideoProc Movie is definitely a great helper. It also offers editing features to let you polish your videos and share it on social apps!

About The Author

Cecilia Hwung is the marketing manager of Digiarty Software and the editor-in-chief of VideoProc team. She pursues common progress with her team and expects to share more creative content and useful information to readers. She has strong interest in copywriting and rich experience in video editing tips.

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