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Trim Video Footage Using Movavi Video Editor

29th May 2018

Trimming out unnecessary video footage is one of the most important parts of editing, as it allows you to get rid of any ‘bad’ or unwanted video footage from what you record, and is key in transforming raw footage into a polished and professional-looking video. When you want to trim video footage, you will essentially need to split your video into segments to isolate the parts that you want to remove so that they can be deleted.

All of that is really easy using Movavi Video Editor, and its intuitive approach will ensure that you’re able to trim out any parts of your video that you don’t want quickly and effectively. If you want you can get started right this minute by launching the software and clicking ‘Create project in full feature mode’.

Once you’ve launched Movavi Video Editor the first thing you’ll want to do is click ‘Add Media Files’ and select the video that you want to trim. That video should then appear in the ‘Timeline’, and you can click on it to select it.

In the ‘Timeline’ you’ll see a marker that you can drag and position at the point where you want to split the video then click on the ‘Split’ icon to actually split it. Sometimes you may have to split a video twice using Movavi Video Editor to isolate the part that you want to remove, then click on it to select it and press the ‘Delete’ key on your keyboard. For more detailed instructions you can refer to www.movavi.com/support/how-to/how-to-trim-video.html.

If necessary you can repeat these steps until you’ve trimmed out all the parts of your video footage that you don’t need. On top of that Movavi Video Editor will let you merge several videos together, arrange them in the right order, improve the video quality, and fix any other issues that may be present as well. It has features that you can use to apply effects and filters, add animated transitions, insert text fields, include audio tracks, and more.

Once you’re done click ‘Export’ to save your video. That is really all that is involved in trimming video footage using Movavi Video Editor, and it really shouldn’t take long for you to familiarize yourself with it. By being able to trim your video footage, you’ll be one step closer to creating much more impressive videos of your own.

Corey is an all round tech guru who has worked at some major blue chip companies. He started Poweronemedia to share his views and knowledge with the rest of the blogging world.