Do you want to cut some unwanted elements from a video you just shot, downloaded from online video sharing sites like youtube, or recorded from TV?
Are you planning to extract some highlights and key messages from hours of raw video footage and join them in your research project presentation?
Cutting and joining video clips can be done very fast without losing any of the quality if you use the right tools. In this article, you will see how Wondershare Filmora X video cutter and joiner lets you cut and join the best of your original footage and then make these clips available on any video sharing sites like youtube, Facebook, Vimeo, etc., various mobile devices, DVDs and more.
What are the common problems people often face when they cut and join videos?
Before diving into how to cut and join videos with Wondershare Filmora video cutter and joiner, we want you to get a glimpse of problems people often face when they deal with this issue so that you will be having a clearer idea as to what kind of video cutter and joiner you are really looking for.
Often, instead of solving your problem, the choice of a wrong tool can cause you much more headaches, such as:
The poor-designed user interface, the tool is very difficult to use
Only supports running on limited Windows OS such as Windows 7, not applicable for Windows 8 and Windows 10, no Mac version
It takes an eternity for two videos clips to be merged
Very few video formats supported/ only videos with the same formats can be merged
Only videos with the same aspect ratio can be merged
Poor quality on the output/resulting file, serious loss of quality from the sourcing files
Painful to export to multiple devices
In light of those above-mentioned reasons, it is wise for you to identify the following points before you move forward with your endeavor:
The operation system of your computer, a Windows 7, or Windows8, Mac OS 10.10?
The formats of your source video clips, .mp4, .avi, .flv, or any other popular formats?
To what device you are planning to export your resulting file to/play your resulting file on?
Follow this process we are about to outline and you will have no issues with your video chopping and merging experience. It is worth mentioning that this video cutting and joining tool works on all Windows OS (Windows 10/8/7/XP/Vista), Mac OS (OS X 10.10 or later).
To get started, download Filmora Video cutter and Joiner (the latest version 10 of Filmora video editor), and then install the file on your computer [Win and Mac available]. Once you have the program open, click New Project to create a new project and enter the main interface.
1. Import and Cut Videos
First, click the “Import” button and choose the source video file from your local hard drive, then drag and drop the file on the timeline below.
If you want to cut out the beginning or ending part of the video, you can use the Trim feature in Filmora. Move your Cursor to the timeline, and drag it towards left or right to squeeze or expand unit time for precise video trimming and cutting. The beginning or closing part will be trimmed out automatically.
If the unwanted part is located in the middle of the clip, then you can zoom in the timeline to preview the video frames precisely. Find the part you’d want, then move the playhead to the starting point of the wanted clip, click the scissor button now.
Move the playhead again to the ending point of your wanted clip, further, click the scissor button again. Now you’ve successfully separated your video clips. If you want to cut out some unwanted parts, just select it in the timeline and click the Trash icon in the timeline to remove it. While to avoid gaps between each clip, we recommend you right-click the related clip and select Ripple Delete. Click the “Export” button to save the video on a computer or share it with YouTube or Vimeo directly. There you go! Your video is now successfully cut.
2. Join Video
Import all your source files to Wondershare Filmora (the Latest Filmora version 10). Then drag the clips to the timeline one by one in order. You can also cut unwanted content by referring to the cutting guide shown above. Then click “Export”.
3. Save&Share the chopped and merged video
Videos cut and joined by Filmora Video cutting and joining tools can be exported to a variety of mobile devices or online video sharing directly, or export to DVDs. Giving you the flexibilities to share the edited video anywhere!