Do you need a tutorial on how to edit your GoPro video using the Quik App?

Then, you have landed on the right page.

This article will take you through all the necessary steps and some super cool tricks using which you can give your video a professional-quality look.

In this article, you will get a step-by-step guide on how to edit your GoPro Quik video quickly.

To start with, watch my tutorial on how to edit GoPro videos with Quik (the video is for Hero 12 but the steps are the same):

How to Use GoPro HERO 12 [Beginner’s Guide 2024]



Download GoPro Quik 

Editing a video can be a lot of work but with the right steps in mind you can bring out the best in no time. GoPro Quick App is a free, basic editing app that lets you transfer, edit and share the footage in no time. It comes with several features for you to create a beautiful video of your mesmerizing moments to share with your loved ones.

How To Download Quik for FREE ( Desktop and Mobile)

Here are the download links of GoPro Quik for your mobile phone:

The latest version of Quik for Windows will be available in the second half of 2024.

More information: GoPro Quik: How to Download and Install

GoPro Quik App tutorial



Steps To Edit Quik App Video

GoPro is a wonderful device in itself. The action-packed camera lets you record some amazing footage of your trips. With the Quik app, you can edit and share the footage on spot with your friends and family in just a few clicks. The steps to edit a video on Desktop or Mobile using Quik App are as follows:

Import The Footage

Quik is a free desktop and mobile app available on both Android and iOS systems. Connect your GoPro with your device and import all the footage to start editing.

GoPro Quik Mac

Choose Your Best Shots

When you come across an interesting clip or photo from your footage, use the HiLight tag function to bookmark them. While shooting, choose the mode button or use voice commands to HiLight tag your clip. You can then easily combine all your best moments to make the final video.

GoPro Quik for Mac favorite moments

Start Editing

After you have chosen your favorite parts. The next step is to start editing your clips to create a final video. Use the different features available to trim, crop, and reframe the clips. You can also add effects and filters to make the output video look more pleasing.

While using a mobile, not only you can edit the footage from the cloud but the Quik App also lets you import data directly from your phone’s photo album.

GoPro Quik App editing

Add Music

The next step is to add a suitable soundtrack to your final video. Select your tunes and add them to the video. Quik comes with 10 free songs to add to your story, you can also get the membership to access an entire library of songs to choose from.

GoPro Quik for Mac soundtrack

Save and Share

The last step is to share the final output on social media with your friends and family. You can give a name to your story before sharing it.

GoPro Quik for sharing content


Some Tips For Beginners

Below mentioned are some of the amazing tips that will help you edit your GoPro footage using the Quik App easily. These little changes can make a huge impact on the output video. Read on to get all the magic details.

GoPro Quik App tips

Cut and Trim, Crop and Reframe

You can snag a high-quality frame from any video and save it. Frame accurate trimming controls ensure that you only include the good parts. You can use different options to edit the clip like changing the aspect ratio, rotating, changing the horizon level, zooming the clip, and more. Trimming and Reframing the clips can get you the best possible results for the final video.

Remove the Background Noise

To give a more professional-quality look to your video, it is important to remove the unwanted noises. The noise can be referred to as the sound of the wind or people or others. You can use different filters to reduce the level of background noise.

Correct Fisheye

If you use wide or superview angles to shoot your video, you must be aware of the distorted edges. To give the video a quality look, remove the distorted edges which are called fisheye distortion.

Change the Speed of the Video

Speed is an important aspect when comes to editing videos. You can either create smooth slow-motion GoPro videos or you can speed up the video to skip the repeated parts. Change the speed of multiple sections of your video with speed ramping. You can also toggle freeze-frame to stop time aka that particular frame from the clip.

Use Effects and Filters

Adding Effects or Color Adjust gives a new look to your video. Let Quik use auto adjust or manually control exposure, contrast, vibrance, temperature, shadows, and highlights. There are numerous filters available for you to choose from. Select the filter that fits your picture or video the best and gives it a surreal environment.

Use Soundtracks to make the Video more Appealing

GoPro Quik offers 10 free music tracks and lots of choices for background music. Add a suitable soothing or thrilling track to your video to convey the joyous moments of your adventure in a fun way.

Use Stickers

You can easily get real-time animated overlays that display your speed, altitude, track position, and G forces. Stickers give a more appealing look to the video and makes it interesting for the viewers.

Save the Video in a Suitable Format

Finally, the edited video should be saved in a suitable format.

PC video formats: MP4, AVI, WMV, H.264, MPEG, MOV.
iPhone/iPad/Mac video formats: MP4, MOV, M4V.
Android video formats: MP4, H.264, 3GP, WebM.



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I hope this guide helped you get all the information about editing videos using GoPro Quik App  🙂


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