Unwanted material can be trimmed easily from the beginning and end of a movie with no effect on the imported source files. You trim movies in the Preview window, and you can also see the effect of trimming in the Timeline window. Trimming affects all tracks simultaneously; tracks are trimmed even if they are locked or empty.
To trim a movie:
- Double-click the movie’s icon in the Project window. The movie appears in the Preview window.
- To trim the beginning of the movie, do one of the following:
- To trim the end of the movie, do one of the following:
As you trim a movie, its video, audio, and subtitle tracks become shorter in the Timeline window. You can change the trim points or restore trimmed material as often as necessary.
To change a trim point, do one of the following:
To restore material trimmed from the start of the movie:
To restore material trimmed from the end of the movie:
To restore all the material trimmed from the movie: