It is always useful to be informed about all modern technologies and features. Moreover, this knowledge is now required not only for professionals and people who deal with it every day. We are quite sure that you have some skills in regard to video editing. It is great to make a video from the party for fun or for posting on the social networks. Besides, it is wide-spread nowadays to have video blogs and it is great when a person can cope with it on her or his own. In fact, this topic provides endless space for development and acquiring new skills. We are going to help you with learning basic and essential tricks in order to edit video if you are going to work on Mac and iOS.
Working with Video Files on iOS
When you are going to perform any operations with the video clips on iOS, remember that this should be done in the Photos apps. Thus, you need to find the video at this location and open it. When opened in the Photos apps, there will be the Edit button. Now the editing screen is available for you. You can view the video from any time point and perform the whole bunch of different functions. The video can be stored on your device or on the Cloud storage. In case of the second variant, the clip will be downloaded from the device before editing automatically.
Select the Required Part of the Video with the Cutting Option
The most required and wide-spread option is to cut the necessary fragment of your video. To be able to cope with this you need to know some things. There are displayed arrows on each timeline. When you grab one of those arrows there will appear the yellow box. This box indicates what part of the video you select and this part is reproduced when clicking the Play button. It is very convenient to change the size and time of the video part. It can be performed by moving the end and the start points of the fragment. When you have selected the right clip and feel satisfied with the result, press Done. There will appear a prompt with the Save as a New Clip option. In such a way you obtain the smaller video, which is more appropriate for posting or saving. You can cut the clips, which are valuable for you, and delete the original video if it is unnecessary.
Editing Video on iPad, iPhone or Mac
It is very easy to trim your video on Mac, as well as on the iPad and iPhone. Here the similar approach is used. Navigate to the Photos apps and find the necessary video file. Find Settings cog and select Trim. There will appear the above mentioned yellow box and you can proceed with the already specified instructions.
You should bear in mind that when you perform video cut via the Trim option, there will be no possibility to save a new fragment. It is so since the source file is left unchanged and you can revert back at any moment. Do it by going to Menubar>Image and selecting the Revert to Original option.
Working with video makes your life and social networks more interesting and vivid. Besides, by means of trimming video, you can save your space and exclude storing of unnecessary data.