How to Trim Videos

Alexandra Meyer
by Alexandra Meyer

Whether you're a content creator, educator, or business professional, the need to trim and refine your video recordings is paramount for conveying your message effectively.

Fortunately, with the advancement of technology, screen recording software has evolved to offer not just the capability to capture on-screen activities but also powerful editing features, including video trimming.

This article serves as your comprehensive manual for mastering video trimming specifically with Icecream Screen Recorder.

Please be aware that currently, this feature is accessible only for Windows users, and it allows cutting sections from the beginning and end of videos exclusively.

Read on to learn more about how to use this feature.

1. Download and install Icecream Screen Recorder

To get the latest version of the screen recorder, simply download it from our website. Launch the program right away as soon as the setup is complete.

Step 1

2. Record a video

Begin the recording process, and when finished, click "Stop". A pop-up window will appear with options for what you can do with the recording. Select "Edit" to proceed.

Icecream Screen Recorder also allows you to edit previously captured video. To do so, navigate to the "History" panel. Once there, click the pencil button to start the trimming process.

Step 4

3. Trim the video

Now, the chosen video appears in a new window. Take note of the labels on the left and right sides of the timeline; these are the tools for adjusting the clip's start and end points.

Step 5

Hover your mouse cursor over either of these labels. Then, click and hold the left mouse button, dragging the selected label to the desired position on the timeline.

Step 6

The round marker situated on the video timeline indicates the start of playback. Position it to initiate playback from the desired moment, using the "Play" button for assistance.

Step 7

4. Apply the changes

Once you've positioned both labels correctly, hit "Save" to implement the edits and obtain the newly trimmed video.

Step 8

Upon completion of the video modifying and applying the changes, a new pop-up window will emerge. Click the "Open folder" button to locate the processed video. Alternatively, select "Continue editing" to resume making edits to the current video.

Step 9
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Alexandra Meyer
by Alexandra Meyer
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