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Add Border to Video Online for Instagram/TikTok/Facebook

Last Updated: May. 12, 2021

Summary: Here is a detailed tutorial on how to add a border to video online. Follow steps below and you will find getting a border for videos can’t be easier. No experience, no skill is needed.

You can see videos with border nearly on every social media platforms. The thin margin (usually black or white) around the video helps change aspect ratio, deliver a sense of consistency and attract more views, that is why more and more people, including you, decide to add a border to the video first, then post on social platforms.

Here in this blog, we will show you how to get a white or black border for videos online for Instagram/TikTok/Facebook. If you need to add borders to videos in other colors, the method below also works. Check it out.

Also Read: How to Add Music to Instagram Story >

Add Border to Video for Instagram/Facebook/TikTok

Step 1. Prepare

Before getting started, please get your video on the computer and click the Create a Video button below to enter FlexClip’s editor tool.

FlexClip is an easy-to-operate video editor. In a few clicks, you can add a white border to videos. Besides the white border, you can also add borders in other colors. The whole process is quite efficient and involves no quality loss. What’s more, there are interesting dynamic widgets you can apply to make your video more interesting. Last but not least, FlexClip allows you to make other cool video edits, like adding filters, transitions, changing video speed. Let’s get started to use it!

Step 2. Add video to the storyboard

Upload the video to which you want to add a border and then apply it to the storyboard. This video clip will be added to the storyboard.

How to Add Border to Videos - Step 2

Image Board: How to Add Border to Videos - Step 2

Step 3. Add Border/Frame to Video

Zoom in the video by adjusting the ratio down below 100%. After zooming in, a black margin would appear around the video. Please be noted that zooming in video doesn’t reduce the video quality.

How to Add Border to Videos - Zoom in

Image Board: How to Add Border to Videos - Zoom in

Tap the Add Color button, pick any color you like, and you now have a video with border.

How to Add Border to Videos - Add Color

Image Board: How to Add Border to Videos - Add Color

Step 4. Preview and save

Click the preview button to check the video. If you are satisfied, download the video to your computer in 480p, 720p, or 1080p.


  • 1. FlexClip can be used to touch up your video. It has powerful editing tools and a media library with rich music and video resources. Give it a try to make cool video edits.
  • 2. It is entirely free to use FlexClip. We don’t charge a penny for using any tools or any resources in the media library. The output video contains no watermark.
  • 3. We are working hard to update FlexClip to provide interesting frames. Please stay toned.

The Bottom Line

With the detailed steps above, you can easily add border to videos. As you can see, FlexClip is indeed a nice tool to add border to a video. By the way, FlexClip can also help you make other video edits, like inserting photos to a video. Give it a try!

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