iMovie Edit
1.1 How to Add Subtitles in iMovie
1.2 Add Music in iMovie
1.3 iMovie Effect
1.4 iMovie Green Screen
1.5 iMovie Trailers
1.6 iMovie Picture in Picture
1.7 iMovie Slow Motion
1.8 How to Rotate Video in iMovie
1.9 iMovie Split Screen
1.10 How to Add Transitions in iMovie
1.11 iMovie Time Lapse
1.12 iMovie Stop Motion
1.13 iMovie Split Clip
1.14 How to Crop Videos on iMovie
1.15 How to Do a Voiceover on iMovie
1.16 iMovie Aspect Ratio
1.17 How to Fast Forward in iMovie
1.18 Zoom in/out on iMovie
1.19 iMovie Stabilization
1.20 iMovie Fade Audio
1.21 How to Reverse Video in iMovie
1.22 How to Join Clips in iMovie
1.23 Trim Auido in iMovie

How to Split a Video Clip in iMovie: iMovie Split Clip Tutorial

iMovie Split Clip

As the most professional video editing and making tool from Apple, iMovie gives you all basic as well as advanced video editing features to help you get better video. If you have long video clips that contain different scenes, you can use iMovie split clip feature to split these large clips into several smaller ones for better management. This article aims to give you a complete guide on how to split a video clip using iMovie on Mac/iPad/iPhone. If you are using Windows PC or just don't feel like iMovie, you can also check an alternative option to iMovie split clip.

Part 1. How to split video clip using iMovie 11/10/09 on Mac?

Step 1 Open iMovie, load and drag the video clip you want to split into the timeline and select it.

Step 2 Use your mouse to move the playhead to the first frame of a new scene.

Step 3 Click Modify on the main menu bar and choose Split Clip or use the keyboard shortcut Command + B to split the original clip into two separate scenes.

Then you can easily save the iMovie splits on your Mac.

iMovie 10 Split Clip

You can check the video tutorial down below:

Edit Video with iMovie play-button

Part 2. How to split clip in iMovie on iPad/iPhone?

It is actually also quite easy to split clip in iMovie for iPad/iPhone. Now take iPhone 8 as an example, you can follow the steps below to make iMovie split clip:

Step 1 Open iMovie on your iPad/iPhone. Click the "Projects" tab on top, and then "Create Project" to load the video clip you want to split.

Step 2 Slide the playhead and position it where you want to split the clip.

Load Video Position Playhead

Step 3 Tap the clip in the timeline, in the bottom appears basic video editing tools. Click the scissors icon on the bottom-left corner, and then click Split in the bottom right corner. Now the clip have been split with iMovie on your iPad/iPhone.

Split Clip iMovie on iPhone iPad

Part 3. Alternative method to iMovie split clip

Aiseesoft Video Converter Ultimate For Mac

How to split video clip using this video editing program? You can learn how to split video clip with the best video splitter here.

In this article, we have mianly taught you how to split video clips using iMovie for Mac/iPad/iPhone. Still have more questions about iMovie split clip? Feel free to leave your comments down below.

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January 11, 2021 07:24 / Updated by to Edit Video

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