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Edit Videos in QuickTime
Edit Videos in QuickTime

Save time by easily trimming, splitting, and combining videos in QuickTime. No need to use Premiere, Final Cut Pro, etc...

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Written by Patrick Farley
Updated over a week ago

Here's a powerful and helpful feature of QuickTime that not many people know about. It will save you a lot of time be letting you do the basic edits to videos that you need without using the more time-consuming and advanced editing systems like Premiere or Final Cut Pro.

You can trim, edit, split and combine videos right in QuickTime. Here's how...

Split Clip

⌘Y or navigate to Edit / Split Clip - This will cut the clip in two. You can then click on one of the sections hit the delete key to erase it.

Combine Clips

Drag a video file from your finder onto a video that's opened in QuickTime. It will be automatically added to the end of the video.

Save Edited Video

Once you split or combine videos it will create a new "untitled" video. Simply close this new video or press ⌘S and it will prompt you to save as a new file.

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