Edit Videos

After recording a video capture, the MP4 file opens in Snagit Editor to preview and edit.

The video playback controls appear under the video.

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  Video Control Description
1red.png Elapsed time Displays the elapsed time at the playhead's position on the timeline.
2red.png Start handle Drag the handle to select the starting point for a video selection.
3red.png Playhead Controls which frame in the video is displayed. Drag the playhead to jump to a specific point in the video.
4red.png End handle

Drag the handle to select the end point for a video selection.

5red.png Previous Frame

Click to move back one frame.

Click and hold the button to rewind.

6red.png Play / Pause Play or pause the video.
7red.png Next Frame

Click to move forward one frame.

Click and hold the button to fast forward.

8red.png Create Animated GIF

Save entire video or the current selection as an Animated GIF file.

9red.png Save Frame as PNG Save the current video frame as a still image. The new image opens in the tray.
10red.png Time Displays the total length of the video.

 

Trim or Cut Out Unwanted Video Sections

Cut out unwanted parts of a video such as mistakes or coughs, or trim the beginning or end of the video.

  1. Drag the Start handle on the timeline to the location to start the cut.
    sw13edit-startcut.png
  2. Drag the End handle on the timeline to the location to end the cut.
    sw13edit-endcut.png
  3. To preview the cut, drag the playhead to where you want to start the video playback. Click the Play button.
    sw13edit-playhead.png
  4. Click the Cut button.
    sw13edit-cutbutton.png

The segment cut from the video is shown as a yellow line on the timeline.
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Save a Video Frame as an Image

Capture the current video frame as a still image.

  1. Open a video capture or click to select a video from the Recent Captures Tray.
  2. Drag the playhead to the desired video frame.
  3. Click the Save Frame as PNG button.

The new image opens in the tray.

TIP: Need More Video Editing Options?

For additional editing options, share the video to Camtasia.

 

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