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Now, many videos are shown on the same screen at the same time. That can convey much information. Some people think it is not easy to split a video screen with Adobe Premiere Elements. In this essay, we will talk about how to split screen with Adobe Premiere Elements and introduce the alternatives to this software.

how to split video screen with adobe premiere elements

Part 1: What is Adobe Premiere Elements?

Adobe Premiere Elements is the powerful video editing software developed by Adobe. It can create the contented videos with different transition effects and animations. Besides, it can brighten and blur video. Some common functions, such as cutting, are provided in the software. It is really an advanced video editor for those professional people.

Part 2: How to Split Screen with Adobe Premiere Elements?

Here are the steps:
Step 1: Download and install Adobe Premiere Elements. Open the software and then import the two or more target videos.
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Step 2: Highlight the first timeline. Then, select [Effects] – [Video Effects] – [Transform] – [Crop]. Crop the video. The left part of the screen will be used to show the other videos.
how to split video screen with adobe premiere elements
Step 3: Next, select [Effects Controls] – [Motion] – [Position]. Adjust the position of the videos. Finally, save and output the edited video.
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This is the tutorial about how to split video screen with Adobe Premiere Elements. If you are a new user, you can try the following alternatives.

Part 3: Alternatives to Adobe Premiere Elements

1. Renee Video Editor Pro

What is Renee Video Editor?
Renee Video Editor is the multifunctional video editing software which can not only convert various formats, such as WMV, AVI, MP4, M4A, MOV and MKV, but also recommend the suitable formats for your devices. Besides, it offers many editing tools used to merge videos into one, cut and crop video, add subtitles/watermark/effect/background music, and convert video to GIF.
The software is clear and easy to use. Even though you are a beginner, you can easily use the software to edit videos.
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Separate videos with different parametersUsers can separate videos into equal clips by time, size and self-set parameter.

Cut Videos & AudiosUsers are free to cut videos and audios clips by setting start and end time.

Multiple Edit ToolsMerge, crop, rotate, cut and transform video easily. Change and add background music, subtitles and watermark to video.

Format ConversionSupport to convert videos and audios into different formats.

Separate videosSeparate videos into equal clips by time, size and self-set parameter.

Cut Videos & AudiosCut videos and audios clips by setting start and end time.

Format ConversionConvert videos and audios into different formats.

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How to split video screen with Renee Video Eiditor?
You can split a screen into pieces with Renee Split Video Screen Maker. It allows users to select the same video and play different clips at the same time on the same screen. Of course, you can select the different videos.
Step 1: Download and install Renee Video Editor. Open the software and click on [Video Split Screen].
get into split in renee video editor
Step 2: Select [Template] at the left side, and then select one of the types. Next, click at the [+] icon to select one or more videos.
select a template in renee video editor
Options of Split Screen Video Maker:

Template: Split a screen into pieces and put 2 to 5 videos into different areas.

Proportion: Set the aspect ratio to be 16:9, 9:16, 4:3 or 1:1.

Border: Select the width and color of the video border.

Sequence: Select to play simultaneously or in order.

Audio: Add the audio file and set as background music.

Export: Select the output format, MP4 or AVI, and select the resolution, 360P, 720P or 1080P.

Step 3: Select each video and set the part that is to be played. Then, select the proportion, the border and the other options.
how to cut the split video with renee video editor
Step 4: Finally, click on [Export] at the left side and select the output format and the video resolution. Click on [Export] to split screen and save the video.
how to split video screen with renee video editor

2. Kapwing

You can use the online tool Kapwing to split video screen.
Step 1: Get access to Kapwing (link: Then, click on [Click to upload] to upload the first video.
open kapwing to edit video
Step 2: Select the video proportion, 1:1, 9:16 or the other options. Then, click on [Upload] to select the second video. Next, drag the videos in the preview window to adjust the position. Finally, click on [Export Video] to save the video, or share the video to Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
use kapwing to split video scren online

Part 4: Conclusions

In this essay, we’ve talked about how to split video screen with Adobe Premiere Elements and the alternatives to this application. If you think this software is hard to use, you can use the alternaives, Kapwing and Renee Video Editor. Kapwing is the online tool relying on the stable network. It is not safe enough to upload the videos to the online servers. If you want to avoid these problems, Renee Video Editor is your choice.