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Split and Crop Video Clips

If you want to cut a clip into two pieces, use "Split Clip at Playhead." If you want to redefine the endpoint(s) of a clip, use "Crop." Remember that the material cropped off cannot be saved, while split clips can be.

Step 1:
Drag a clip or clips from the viewing pane to the editing region below and select a clip by clicking on it, making it blue.

Step 2:
To Split a Clip: Place the cursor beneath the viewing window at the place in the movie where you want to split the clip into two. Go up to the "Edit" menu at the top, and select "Split Video Clip at Playhead."

Step 3:
To Crop a Clip: Drag the little triangles beneath the viewing window timeline to the desired in and out points. Go to the "Edit" menu at the top and select "Crop."

Step 4:
Save your project.

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