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Split & Cut Videos

Split a video or cut the unnecessary parts are frequently used editing features. Here’s the steps of how to split or trim video in Filmora.

Split Video

There are two methods you can use to split video. After you imported the video into Filmora, drag the video to the timeline.

Move red scissor icon on the timeline to the position where you want to split; and then right click on it. Now you’ll see the “Split” option, click it.

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split video option

Another way to split video is, select the video from timeline, move the red line to the target dot, click the red scissor or the scissor on the top of the timeline.

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start video split

If you want to split video into several parts instantly, the “Quick Split Mode” will help you out. Click the icon from the top of the timeline, and then click on the position of the video you want to split.

quick split mode

Cut video

Different from split video, “cut video” means cut and remove part of the video. Thus, it usually requires to split the video and then cut it.

First, drag the target video to the timeline, and then split it into 2 or more parts.

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cut video mac

Choose the part(s) you don’t need and right click on it, select “Cut” to remove it.

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start video cut