To trim videos on Windows 10, you do not necessarily need third party software. It can accomplished using the native features. We will guide you through video trimming process without any additional installation of program.
Sometimes, the videos you download contain the introduction or conclusion part, which does not add value to you. Though not a big turn-off, you can easily remove these parts without using a third-party app. Every time you want to enjoy a video or share it with your friends, you can trim the parts that matter to them and send them instantly.
Let’s see how you can trim videos in Windows 10.
1. Using the Movies & TV app
The movies & TV app is also useful for trimming a video. Follow the steps below:
Step 1: To open a video using the app, Right-click on the video, and select the ‘Open with‘ option.
Step 2: On the drop-down menu click on the ‘Movies & TV‘ application.
Step 3: Upon opening the video, locate the Pencil icon at the bottom right section of the screen as shown :
Step 4: Click on the Pencil icon and select the ‘Trim‘ option from the pull-up menu that appears.
Step 5: Move the sliders along the time progress bar to mark the length to be trimmed.
Step 6: Press ENTER and Click the ‘Save a Copy‘ button at the top.
Step 7: This opens File Explorer’s ‘Save As‘ window. Specify a file name and click the ‘Save‘ button.
2. Using third-party apps
Besides the native windows apps, you can use a third-party media player to trim your video. You can check out the list of popular video editing software which provides you with a platform to trim your videos. However, we cannot review the third-party apps in our review as each has its method of cutting the video. Still likely, it’s best to use the native Windows apps as they offer a reliable video trimming.
Does the video quality remain the same after trimming?
Video trimming involves cutting a video to your ideal streaming duration and has nothing to do with reducing the quality or resolution of your video. However, with some apps, video trimming reduces video quality. It’s recommended however to use the native movies app in windows for trimming your videos. It not only ensure you retain the original features of your video but also keeping the quality.
Windows users have a huge advantage and can easily leverage the free and easy to use Movies and TV application. We do hope that you found this article fun and engaging. Consider using the application for your videos and avoid any hassle. In this topic, we demonstrated how you can trim videos in Windows 10.