With more and more people able to film high quality videos with ease, the need for simple editing tools has grown. For many of the videos we make, either for fun or to use on youtube or other sites, we do not require advanced editing programs like Final Cut or Premiere Pro. These programs are certainly good, but are far too expensive for the needs of the average home editor. If you are looking to perform simple editing task on your videos, here is a step by step guide to take you through the process on Windows 10.
Using Movavi Video Editor
The Movavi video editor is a professional editing program that is free to download and offers excellent tools for basic video editing. It supports many common video file formats, which include MP4, AVI, MOV, WMV, MPG , ASF, MKV, M4V, DV, VOB. If you require splitting your video into different parts effectively, the Movavi video editor is an excellent option for you. Here’s how you can go about using this program to split your video, using Windows 10.
Step 1:The first step to splitting is, within the Movavi Video Suite Launcher, choose the “Split Video” option.
Step 2:To start the process of cutting, click “Open File”, which you will be able to see in the middle of the window. Choose whichever file you wish to split.
Step 3:In order to cut your video into shorter segments, use the marker tool, which you can use to slide over the timeline. Once you have decided on the position you wish to cut, press the scissors button. This will cut out the part of the video you want separated. Do this as many times as required.
Step 4:If you have a section of your video you wish to delete completely, place the marker at the start of the section, then place another marker at the end of the area you want gone. Press the scissors button to split the file. Now press the trash button and the section you have split will be removed.
Step 5:To save your video, you now have two options. Found on the bottom right-hand corner of the window, you can either save your files as separate videos or as a single file. Choose which option you want and press save. This will begin the saving process and you’re done!
Using the WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe
As the name suggests, the WinX HD video converter is mainly used to change one video format to another. But this can also be used as a video splitter as well. The WinX supports almost any kinda of video file type, including, MKV, MP4, AVI, MOV, WMV, MPEG, VOB, FLV, HEVC, M2TS, AVCHD, 3GP. Although this doesn’t have the editing options you can get with the Movavi video editor, it is still a very good tool for splitting your videos and can be easily downloaded to Windows 10. On top of its video converting and video splitting capabilities, the WinX can also be used to join separate video clips together, creating one single file. On top of this, you can also use the WinX to crop out unwanted parts of a video, as well as a whole lot more.
The WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe, may not be a top of the range video editing tool in the same league as Final Cut or Premiere Pro, but if all you require are some simple editing tools for your videos then this is a perfectly good option to go for. It is simple to use and free to download.
Here’s how you can easily split videos with the WinX Video Converter in Windows 10.
Step 1:The first step to splitting is to launch the program. Once the WinX Video Converter is open, you are able to simply drag any video files you want to split onto the main window of the program. Alternatively, you can also press the “+Video” button and choose the file from there.
Step 2:After you have chosen the video file you wish to split, an “Output Profile Window” will appear. Here you can choose what type you want your video to be. Choose from the selection or keep your video the same, it is up to you.
Step 3:Now it’s time to start splitting. To do this, press the scissor icon and find the tab that says “Trim”. Make sure you have selected the enable trim option as well. Now you can move the slide bar across the preview window. This will be where you decide the sections you wish to keep. You can set the start and end points on your videos, determining the areas that will be split and become separate clips. Alternatively, you can also input the start time and the end time of the section you wish to split. Once you have chosen which area you wish to separate, click “Done”.
If you need more of the video split, you can repeat the process of adding the whole video and selecting the sections you wish to cut.
Step 4:Now it is time to export your split video clips. To do this, all you need to do is press the “Run” button. This will begin to export your split videos into your desired folders.