Add Light or Brightness In Dark Light Shot Videos

There are times when you may find out that the video you recorded with your camera is quite dark and does not have much light which makes it difficult for you to see the things inside the video. You may feel that there is no way you can make a video brighter unless you shoot the video again in better light conditions.

Add Light In Dark Video

This may surprise you but just like you can enhance photos which are dark similarly there are software’s which can edit a video and increase the light in the video by increasing the brightness in the video. One such simple free tool is Windows Live Movie Maker which comes for free and can be freely downloaded and used.

Windows live movie maker is a basic video editing software with no brainer options and a simple easy to understand interface which anyone can use. You can edit video or photo file in almost most of the popular formats but not in RAW.

Once you have downloaded and installed windows live writer you can start it and then drag and drop the video file which you want to edit and add light or increase the brightness in the video so that objects in the video appear more clear to eyes.

A dark video added in live movie maker without any modification looks like as you see in the screenshot below.

Add Light In Movie Maker In Video Editing

and in order to add the light to the video you will need to click text which says brightness and then move the slider towards right.

Control Brightness In Live Movie Maker

Once you increase the brightness using this option, you will notice a noticeable difference in light in the video thumbnail visible windows live writer.

Add More Light In Video Editing In Live Movie Maker

Now once you have set a custom level of brightness on a particular video frame, it will appear all over the video, now you just need to save this video as a new file and the final video processed and saved by live writer will have better light conditions.

In order to produce the final video, you will need to save the video with a new name or same name in other folder by selecting the save option and quality of the video as shown in the image below.

Save movie live writer


This is how you can add light in a video file which is dark and does not look good while playing to due less light, however this technique is a digital way to enhance the quality of the video. if you have a related tip to share or some how the above procedure does not work for you let us know by leaving a comment at the end of this page trough the comment section, let us know if this tip is helpful for you.


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