How to Clip Video on iPhone

Joel Mason

iPhone, Tutorials

In this tutorial, we will learn how to clip a video on your iPhone using the built-in editing tools. Clipping a video allows you to trim the footage and remove any unwanted sections, making your videos more concise and professional-looking.

Step 1: Open the Photos app
To get started, locate and open the Photos app on your iPhone. This app is pre-installed on all iOS devices and can be found on your home screen.

Step 2: Select the video
Once you have opened the Photos app, navigate to the “Albums” tab located at the bottom of the screen. Inside this tab, select the album that contains the video you want to clip. Once you have found the video, tap on it to open it.

Step 3: Tap “Edit”
After opening the video, tap on the “Edit” button located in the upper-right corner of the screen. This will bring up a set of editing tools for your video.

Step 4: Trim the video
To start trimming your video, locate and tap on the timeline at the bottom of the screen. You will see two yellow handles appear at either end of the timeline. Drag these handles inward to adjust where you want your video to start and end.

Note: You can use pinch gestures to zoom in or out on the timeline for more precise adjustments.

Step 5: Preview and save
Once you have made your desired adjustments, tap on the “Play” button located in the center of the screen to preview your clipped video. If everything looks good, tap on “Done” in the lower-right corner of your screen.

Additional Editing Tools

If you’re looking for more advanced editing options for your videos, here are a few additional tools you can utilize:

Rotate

If your video is oriented incorrectly, you can rotate it to the desired position. Simply tap on the “Rotate” button located next to the timeline and choose the appropriate rotation option.

Filters

To enhance the visual appeal of your video, you can apply filters. Tap on the “Filters” button located next to the timeline to access a variety of filters. Scroll through and select the one that best suits your video.

Crop

If you want to adjust the framing of your video, you can crop it. Tap on the “Crop” button located next to the timeline and use your fingers to adjust the frame as desired.

Step 6: Save your changes
After making any additional edits, tap on “Done” in the lower-right corner of your screen to save all changes made to your video.

Congratulations! You have successfully learned how to clip a video on your iPhone using its built-in editing tools. Now you can create captivating videos by removing unwanted sections and enhancing them with filters or rotations.

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