Guide on Adjusting the Saturation of Video with zShot

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Do you want to know the step in adjusting the saturation of your video? In this tutorial, you will learn the step by step process of changing the saturation using the zShot video editor.

For a quick refresher, let us recall the concept of saturation and its importance to video editing.

Significance of adjusting the saturation

Color saturation refers to the intensity or purity of a color. The higher the saturation of a color, the more vivid it is. The lower the saturation of a color, the closer it is to gray.

Decreasing the saturation of a video or photo can display a muting or calming effect while increasing it can demonstrate a more vivid feel. It is important not to over-saturate or under saturate a video. Why? It is because over saturation might produce unnatural color or too strong feelings to an output. On the other hand, under-saturated videos can leave an emotional feel that might not be accurate to the subject of the video.

Color saturation affects the overall structure and mood of a video. The level of saturation can leave a muting or vibrant effect. Thus, desaturating a video or image will produce a muted effect and conveys constrained emotion. Over saturating on a different note, can make videos intense and vibrant that reflects extreme feeling and passion.

Step-By-Step Guide on Editing saturation with zShot Video Editor

With the brief information given above on the concept of color saturation and its importance, you will be able to properly adjust the saturation of videos with the following steps without over saturating or under saturating it:

  1. Download and launch zShot video editor app

Download the zShot video editor on your phone, then launch to edit the saturation of your video. zShot is available to download on App Store.

2. Choose the source of the video

Once the app is open, at the homepage, there are two available options to choose from for the source of your video to edit.

First is the “Edit Existing Video.” This option will direct you to your camera roll to choose the existing video to edit.

The second option is the “Record and Edit.” With this option, you will be given a chance to shoot and record the video on the spot.

3. Tweaking the saturation of the video

Once you have chosen or recorded the video you want to edit, it will lead you back to the video editing platform. On the editing platform, you will see the features at the bottom to choose from. Click the “Enhance” icon, then click “Adjustments” to adjust your video’s saturation.

After clicking the “Adjustments,” you will be directed to a different set of features: “Contrast,” “Brightness,” “Saturation,” “Tint,” and a lot more.

Hover the circular icon to adjust the desired saturation of your video. Remember not to oversaturate your video.

4. Save video

Once you are satisfied with the saturation of the video, click the green check button found on the right side of the video editing platform. Then tap the “Export and Save” icon.