On more than one occasion you've surely recorded videos on your smartphone or digital camera and ended up thinking that you could go without certain parts. Well, don't despair, because you don't need to be the best video editor or a postproduction expert to do so. You only need to get hold of a simple program of the likes of Free Video Dub.
Cut out the scenes you're not interested in
Regarding how to use this program to crop videos, there's not much mystery to it. You only need to open the video file and select those fragments to be removed by using the markers. It turns out to be quite a simple editing system. You can also advance frame by frame to refine each one of your crops. You basically have to follow the instructions of this review:
- Step 1: drag and drop the video file on the program's interface or open it from the tab that allows you to browse your PC's folders.
- Step 2: explore the video with the playback controls or move the cursor over the timeline to get to the right timestamp.
- Step 3: establish the video segment to be cut out using the left and right crop buttons and do so as many times as you want.
Remove unwanted scenes or adverts within TV programs, movies or series that you've recorded.
You don't really need anything else. This software download, which is also available in a portable version, offers us a very basic interface from which we can control all the most important functions, such as the playback, the cutting tools, and the input and output folders.
On the other hand, if you were wondering about which formats this online video editor is compatible with, here's a list: DIVX, XVID, MOV, FLV, M4V, MPEG 4 and MPEG 1/2.
This application is definitely very useful to complement other editing programs capable of applying effects and filters, and with which you'll no longer have to mess around trying to crop your video. This video cutter is all you need to give a bright start to your editing project.
By the way, you should also know that, regardless of whether you're using an old version such as 1.8.12 or this new edition, the original input quality and format are preserved. In other words, you won't need to encode the video again and the original file is never overwritten.