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The Most Practical and Easy Black and White Video Editor

Author by Oswald

Updated on Apr 20, 2020

Are you crazy about black and white video effect like I am? I’m so into that clean, old-school and unadorned visual expression. Some Frank Miller comics and movies especially, of which I’m a huge fan.

Make videos look old, remove unwanted garish color, express a specific idea, etc. – It would be awesome if we can make our own video collection/footage black and white, and it would be much sweeter if it can be done effortlessly, right? Well, here’s a perfect black and white video editor I’m currently using that manages that job perfectly. Keep reading for more info and details.

How to Make Video Black and White?

Q: I'm looking for ideas and suggestions on creating an old fashioned look for some footage in a short I'm working on. The footage was shot on SONY FDR-AX60. (Diametrically, the footage was supposed to be from a VHS camcorder). So how to make a video look like an old film?

A: Nowadays, many people want to render their own video works into a vintage style, but most of the pro-level video editors are too hard for beginners to handle. The incomprehensible GUI and complicated operation steps will definitely make you scratch your head.

Don't worry, I’ll introduce an extremely simple black and white video editor to you to get started in a breeze – without any complex explanation. It can't be simpler any more!

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How to Make Videos Look Old and Pretty?

Make video black and white right away! With the help of WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro, it’s so easy. Besides, thanks to Picture Enhancement, the program will automatically enhance your video quality for a satisfactory result. Now, I’ll show you the operation on how to convert video to black and white with it, step-by-step. Free download the program to get started.

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Black and White Video Converter

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Step 1. Load Your Video into the Black and White Video Editor

Install & Launch WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro. Select “Converter” to enter the video editing section. Click “+Add Files” button/drag the file to the center to add your video/footage from local. Click the inverted triangle at the lower-middle side of the interface to preset the destination folder. Then go to the video effect section by clicking the magic wand (don’t get me wrong) icon.

Black and White Editor

Step 2. Select from Four Types of Black and White Video Effects

Four types of B&W effects are provided by the black and white video maker:
Grayscale: No extra fancy effect. Black and white, plain and simple.
Old Film: Scratches, “artifacts”, soft output, etc. effects for simulating older vintage lenses.
BWParticles: The picture consists of moving particles, a bit like old TV and is a bit of flickering by sight.
Monochrome: The most unadorned black and white combination that makes your video full comic style.

Select one of the effects and click on the play button above to preview, choose the one preferred. Besides, you can also drag the dotted box to customize a certain area to add filters partially.

Make an “Old Film Video”

Step 3. Customize Color Appearance Parameters and Start the Conversion

Brightness: Needless to explain.
Contrast: The difference between light and dark tones, the higher the more “contrasty”.
Saturation: The higher the more intense the color.
Hue: Pointless to adjust, if it’s just about to make video black and white.

A barely satisfactory result? Click the “Reset” button to redo anytime.

Once you’re done, click the “Ok” button to save the settings, and you’ll be led back to the main workplace. Click on the “Run” button to start the conversion, you’ll be noticed whether to open the destination folder when the conversion completes.

Tips: As you may notice, there are many other special effects provided for you to blur a video, sharpen a video, bright a video, etc. if you like.

At last...

Apart from being a decent silent movie maker with black and white video editor, there are plenty more that HD Video Converter Factory Pro can do. Do you want to download 4K videos and add B&W effect? Want to make a 60fps silky smooth B&W video? Upscale-video resolution for a bigger screen? You’ve got it, free download now to have a try!

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Make a Black and White Video Clip from Your DVD Collection

Make a Black and White Video Clip from Your DVD Collection

WonderFox DVD Ripper Pro

Some of your DVDs are the best materials for making B&W video clip – Besides the fact that they are classic, they are old enough themselves. WonderFox DVD Ripper Pro can help you to decrypt/bypass DVD CSS, Multi-angle, Sony ARccOS, Cinavia Protection, Region Code, UOP, RCE and Disney X-Project DRM and make awesome B&W artwork.

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