This is a short tip if you use Shotcut.

If you have a lot of clips say from holiday that you want to make into a video with transitions, here’s how to do it in less than 2 minutes.

This uses the Playlist function. By the way, the Playlist is useful in many ways. If you want to learn how, check out my Shotcut Training.

Here are the steps.

First, place the clips you want to use into the Playlist.

Next click on the Playlist menu and select Add Selected to Slideshow.

Choose your clips duration, zoom amount, transition length and transition type. Click on OK.

Your clips and transitions will be added onto the Timeline.

That is it. Watch the video for the step by step.