Knowledge Base

Trim videos

Do you need to trim one of your videos? There is no need to download your videos first and use another tool to trim them. Find out below how you can trim your videos in just a few clicks using Bynder.

How to trim a video?

  1. Go to your portal and open the video you want to trim.

  2. Click Clip video in the Info tab.

  3. Click and drag the slider in the video player to the desired start position and click set_position_video_trimming.png in the Start position box.

  4. Click and drag the slider in the video player to the desired end position and click set_position_video_trimming.png in the End position box.

  5. Select your desired output format in the Preset dropdown.

  6. Use the other drop down to select how your trimmed video needs to be processed.

    • Extra version

      The trimmed video will be added as a new version to the existing asset.

    • New asset

      The trimmed video will be added as a new asset.

    • Download

      You can download the trimmed video and the trimmed video will not be saved in your portal.

  7. Click Clip video to trim your video.

    Tip

    Pause your video so you can more easily set the start and end position.

Limitations

  • When ProRes video playback is enabled for your portal you cannot trim videos with a .MOV file format.

  • Videos with a custom thumbnail cannot be trimmed.

  • Watermarked videos cannot be trimmed. This also goes for users who do have the rights to see watermarked videos.