Clip or Trim a Video

By using the Clipping feature, you can create a separate entry for a section within a video. You can use this to divide videos into smaller parts, or to highlight a certain part of a video.

Note: If you are using Safari, you need to change your cookies settings in order for the tool to load properly. 

  • On the toolbar, click Safari > Preferences
  • Go to the Privacy tab
  • Under the Cookies and website data: setting, select Always allow

  1.  In the My Media area, click on the link for the video you want to clip.
  2. Underneath the video player, click the Actions menu on the right.
    Mediaspace - Actions
  3. Click Launch Editor.
  4. Set the portion of the video you wish to clip. 
    1. Spool Through Video and Set Start/End Points:
      1. Underneath the video player, click and drag the gray sidebar on the left hand side until you find the point in the video where you want the clip to start.
        Scroll Bar to Edit Start Time
      2. Repeat Step i. to select where you want the clip to end by dragging the gray sidebar from the right hand side.
        Scroll Sidebar to Change End Time
  5. Click Preview below the timeline to ensure you have the correct start and end points.
  6. Click Save a Copy to create your clip as a new video. (Clicking Save will change the original video.) Save a Copy
  7. Type in a Name for the clip, and optionally a quick Description. Click Create when finished.
    Add Title to Clip
  8. You will see a message confirming that your clip was created and can be found in your My MediaConfirmation Message