Add Border to Video for Instagram/TikTok/Facebook on PC/Mobile

Last Updated: Mar. 10, 2022
This post is also available in:繁體中文
Summary
Here is a detailed tutorial on how to add a simple black/white border or elegant frame to video. Follow steps below and you will find putting a border around a video can’t be easier. No experience, no skill is needed.

You can see videos with border or frame nearly on every social media platforms. The thin margin around the video helps change aspect ratio, delivers a sense of consistency. Except for these simple borders, lots of video creators also add some elegant-designed frames to video to attract more views. It is true that adding border to video is beneficial, that is why more and more people, including you, decide to add a border/frame to the video first, then post on social platforms.

Here in this blog, we will show you easy methods to add border/frame to video on Windows and Mobile. Please refer to the part you need.

Also Read: How to Add Music to Instagram Story >

Video Templates You May Like

Holiday Vacation Recap
Preview
Holiday Vacation Recap
Use This Template
Happy 1st Birthday For Boy
Preview
Happy 1st Birthday For Boy
Use This Template

Part 1. Add A Border to Video for Instagram/Facebook/TikTok Online

The reason why we list the method of adding border to video online at the very beginning is you don't have to download anything to your computer. Also, it is the easiest method to follow. Please get started.

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 pure color border to any video, like black, white, pink, etc. In case you find pure color background is boring, numerous elegant frames turns your work into pieces of art. The best thing is FlexClip doesn't require you to download launcher or register. All you need to do is editing and getting your video without paying.

Step 2
Add empty background

Once you enter the editing page, there will be a black background video on the storyboard. Change the background color and then adjust the background durance to the same length as your video.

How to Add Border to Videos - Add Background

How to Add Border to Videos - Add Background

Step 3
Apply to Storyboard

Drag and drop your video to the Media section. Use Picture-in-Picture effect to apply your video to the background.

How to Add Border to Videos - Use Picture in Picture Effect

How to Add Border to Videos - Use Picture in Picture Effect

Step 4
Adjustments

Drag and drop the video so that your video is in the perfect position. FlexClip provides you numerous tools to level up your video. You can use them to add text, filters, change video speed etc.

How to Add Border to Videos - Adjustment

How to Add Border to Videos - Adjustment

Step 5
Download & Share

Need a frame instead of a border for your video? Here's how!

On the sidebar, click Elements > Frame. Select the frames you like, add to your video. Go back to the Media section, and then drag and drop your video to the frame you just added. Now, you have successfully added a frame to video!

How to Add Border to Videos - More Frames

How to Add Border to Videos - More Frames

Part 2. Add A Frame to Video for Instagram/Facebook/TikTok on Windows

If you are on Windows, the best software to add frame to video is Premiere Pro. Adobe Premiere, as one of the leading video editors in film production industry, helps you add border to video in a most natural way. The border will always go well with video. However, the process could be sort of complicated for a beginner in video editing.

Step 1
Upload your video clip to the Premiere Pro and drag it to the timeline.
Step 2
Go to the Effects panel, and type the Grid. Drag the Grid effect to the timeline.
Step 3
Go back to the Grid effect, select Effect Control. Change both the anchor values to zero.
Step 4
Change the Size from to Width & Height Sliders.
Step 5
Enter the width and height of your video, for example, 1920 * 1080. Then enter a number for the thickness of border.

Add Border to Video on Windows Premiere Pro

Part 2. Add A Frame to Video for Instagram/Facebook/TikTok on Mac

iMovie wins the throne of the best video editor for Mac. iMovie is powerful and equipped on every Mac and iOS devices. It would be easy to add frame to video on iMovie. However, please noted that it would be a little complicated if you have to deal with 9:16 videos with iMovie.

Step 1
Open an empty project and upload your video to iMovie's My Media section.
Step 2
Go to the Backgrounds, select any color you like and drag it to the timeline.
Step 3
Drag your video to the sub-track. Adjust your background to the same length of your video.
Step 4
Go to Picture in Picture effects, zoom in or zoom out your video so that you have a perfect video border.

Add Border to Video on Mac iMovie

Part 4. Add A Frame to Video for Instagram/Facebook/TikTok on Mobile

Video Collage is an impressive video border application for phones. It has lots of cute and classic frames and stickers. In addition, it also has numerous video editing tools available for everyone. Here are detailed steps to use it.

Step 1
Install Video Collage App and launch it.
Step 2
Go to Edited Videos and select the video from THE Gallary.
Step 3
Tap the Plus Monitor icon, choose any frame you like.

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!

Group 11
{MakeVideoData.title_text}
Make a Video for Free with FlexClip Now
Get Started - Free