How To Trim A Video

Are you dealing with a video that includes some preamble and extra time at the end that you don’t want? Maybe you can hear the camera crew talking at the beginning and the end and you want to cut around it to just leave the juicy part. You can easily trim a video in Pinnacle Studio to the desired length, removing any unwanted excess. Learn how to trim a video in the guide below.

1. Install Pinnacle Studio

To install Pinnacle Studio video editing software on your PC, download and run the installation file above. Continue following on-screen instructions to complete the setup process.

2. Select a Clip

Select your clip on the timeline and drag your scrubber along the clip to the point in the video you wish to trim.

Select a Clip

3. Split Clip

After you have the scrubber at the point that you want to trim; from the timeline toolbar select the Split Clips tool or press N on your keyboard. The clip should now be trimmer to the length you want it. Now you can rearrange the clips or delete unwanted sections. Or, by selecting your clip on the timeline, move your cursor to the edge of the clip and drag inwards to where you wish to the part you wish to trim your video to.

Split Clip

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