Q:"Can you trim a video on Facebook? I'd like to cut off some undesired sections before uploading. May I?" - Danger

Like Danger, a number of Facebook users want to post their own videos sharing to the platform for more fans to see. But at upload time, you can only add title, description, customize cover or do more basic operations rather than trim Facebook video. Don't get upset too early, this doesn't mean you can't trim your video in other way. In this article, check which tool can work to help and also know extra tips to trim Facebook live video on your own in case you need.

Trim Facebook Video with Joyoshare Facebook Video Cutter

Would you like to make your video more relevant to your needs before uploading to Facebook? Here Joyoshare Media Cutter for Windows (or Joyoshare Media Cutter for Mac) is able to trim and cut videos in any format, like MOV, F4V, SWF, MP4, AVI, MPEG, HD MKV, etc.

To get the video protected, Joyoshare Media Cutter can further personalize and add watermark with your unique logo or brand. If you create it in improper orientation before Facebook sharing, this tool functions to rotate and flip even and offers ability to preset quality or adjust parameters as you like.

Key Features of Joyoshare Media Cutter:

Cut, watermark, flip, crop, subtitle and rotate Facebook videos

Edit any video with different formats before uploading

Support video conversion and parameters customization

Trim Facebook videos with 3 ways to guarantee accuracy

Built-in media player, 60X speed and direct editor

Step 1 Open Joyoshare program to add video

add facebook video to joyoshare media cutter
Install the package of Joyoshare Media Cutter on your computer and directly launch. Next, add the appointed video that you're going to upload on Facebook to the main interface by clicking "Open" button or drag-n-drop.

Step 2 Choose trimming mode

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Ask yourself what you plan to do for the video and then go to "Format" window to confirm. Suppose you only trim the video and desire for lossless quality, turn to "High-Speed" mode for help. Nevertheless, there's "Encoding" mode to allow editing, like apply effect, adjust aspect ratio, embed watermark, insert subtitle, etc. Sure, in addition to mode, remember to set output format too.

Step 3 Trim Facebook video and save

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When go back to the main interface, you can click the Play button to watch the imported video at every frame. Later, you can stop anywhere you wish to trim and apply "Set Segment Start Time" and "Set Segment End Time" shortcut buttons. More than that, you can also drag the yellow slider around to quickly choose a part. To improve the preciseness, it's workable to set both start time and end time to millisecond. After all finishes, just click on the "Start" button to output trimmed Facebook video.

Tips: How to Trim Facebook Live Video

As we all know, Live video on Facebook allows you to instantly connect with your fans and increase interaction, which makes it popular to use likewise. However, according to user reports and complaints, Facebook Live always starts off informal or unprepared, and doesn't allow for the clipping of unwanted beginnings and endings. Consequently, Facebook has introduced a new editing feature to trim Facebook live video easier.

trim facebook live video
Step 1: Open Facebook to choose a specified live video on a desktop;
Step 2: Click on the "..." to see editing functions;
Step 3: Scroll down in the right column to find and tap on "Video Trimming";
Step 4: Move to set a yellow portion or type to decide temporal interval;
Step 5: Simply play it to check and save now.

Jan 10, 2020 5:40 PM

Posted by Josh White to Video Cutting

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