Edit with VLC
1.1 VLC Rotate Video
1.2 Edit Video with VLC
1.3 VLC Trim Video
1.4 VLC Crop Video
1.5 VLC Loop Video
1.6 VLC Subtitle Delay
1.7 VLC Cut Video

VLC Cut Video - How to Cut Video Using VLC Player

When talking about VLC Media Player, the first though in your mind will be an open source and powerful media player. In fact, VLC is more than just a media player. All kinds of editing features are designed in VLC to make it a video editor tool. VLC gives you a great way to edit your video with simple tools.

You may frequently have the need to cut video while editing. VLC can be a good helper when you want to cut the unnecessary parts. In this post, we will focus on VLC cut video. If you just have the same need to cut video in VLC, you can keep reading to find the answer.

VLC Cut Video

VLC Cut Video

Part 1. VLC cut video

Too much useless parts on your video? Trimming video will be a good way to solve the issue. You can take the following guide to use VLC cut video.

Step 1Launch VLC Player on your computer and import the video you want to cut. Click "View" tab on the menu bar. From the drop-down list, select and click on "Advanced Controls" option.

Edit Video with VLC View

Step 2Click the red "Record" button, locate the point where you want to cut and play the video. When you reach the ending point, hit the record button again to complete the VLC video cutting.

Edit Video with VLC - Trim Video

You can handily use VLC cut video in this recording way. The clipped video will be saved to "My Video" folder on your computer.

Part 2. Cut video with VLC alternative

The first method enables you to cut video in VLC to remove the unnecessary parts. But you may feel a little bit awkward to cut video by recording. Here we sincerely recommend the Free Video Editor to help you cut/trim video. You can free download it and have a try.


Step 1After downloading, install and launch Free Video Editor on your PC or Mac. This free video editor features an easy-to-learn interface and gives you handy video editing control. Click on "Basic Clip" to enter the video clipping window.

AVI Video Editor Interface

Step 2Import your video to this free video editor by clicking on "Add File" button. You are also allowed to directly drag your file to it.

Basic Clip

Step 3Drag the process bar to set the beginning and ending time of the video clip. The build-in video player enables you to preview the video. In this way, you can cut your video with ease.

Cut Video in VLC Alternative

Step 4Click "Save" > "Convert" to cut video and save the trimmed video to your computer.

Check how to cut video from the video below:

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In this article, we mainly talk about how to cut video with VLC Media Player. We show you how to cut video in VLC step by step. Moreover, we introduce you with an easy-to-use Free Video Editor to help you clip video to only save the useful part. Hope you can easily cut video after reading this post.

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December 14, 2020 11:10 / Updated by to Edit Video

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