02: Cut Out Mistakes or Unwanted Parts of the Video

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

  1. Drag the Start handle on the timeline to the location where you want the cut to start.
    Drag the green start handle
  2. Drag the End handle on the timeline to the location where you want the cut to end.
    Drag the red end handle
  3. To preview the selected area, drag the playhead to where you want to start the video playback. Click the Play button.
    Drag the playhead on the timeline
  4. Click the Cut button.
    Cut button

The section cut out of a video is shown as a yellow line on the timeline.
Yellow line on timeline to show cut section

For additional video editing options, share the video capture to Camtasia Studio.

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