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Catch the perfect timing on your clips with Canva’s Video Trimmer

Feature the best moments of your recordings and create a better story timeline for your video project. Cut, trim, splice, or split your videos online with Canva’s video cutter and trimmer for free.

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Trim videos online to its right length

Get the perfect length for various video platforms—down to a tenth of a second. Meet the video length limits for TikTok, Instagram Stories, Facebook Stories, and YouTube. Use our free video trimmer to take off the lull during the first and last few seconds of a clip.

Cut the boring bits

Cut your video to remove unwanted frames. With our online video cutter, you can split the clip and cut out any dull moments. Delete dead air, grainy scenes, or unnecessary snippets. Polish your storytelling and download the freshly cut video for free. You’ll keep your online audience hooked from beginning to end.

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Split and splice your videos

Split your video into multiple parts online, if you want to work on individual sections. You can delete segments, add transitions, or even insert a different clip in between. And no matter how many frames you remove, our video editor automatically closes the gap on the video timeline. Splicing is a breeze.

How to trim video online

  1. Start your video project
    Open Canva and launch a video design.
  2. Upload your video
    Upload or drag and drop the video file you want to cut. Canva’s online video editor supports MP4, MPEG, MOV, MKV, and WEBM file formats.
  3. Cut your video

    Click the video timeline and hover over either of the two ends until a double-headed arrow appears. Drag the edges until you reach the desired length.

    Alternatively, you may click the video element, then click the Trim tool (scissor icon). Input a specific duration in seconds and click Done. You can also right-click at a particular point of a video scene, and hit Split to cut the scene in two.

  4. Edit as needed
    You may edit the video further. Add text, adjust the volume, splice and merge clips, split and insert transitions, etc.
  5. Download and save
    Download the freshly trimmed video as a high-quality MP4 file or share it directly with your social media accounts.
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Frequently Asked Questions

Cut out any part of a video online into sections by right-clicking the timeline and selecting Split. Then, delete every section you want to remove from the video. The remaining ones will automatically merge and leave no gaps on the timeline, but you can apply transitions to smoothen the flow. Click the plus (+) icon between the spliced sections and select Add Transition.

It’s super easy to stitch multiple clips together on our editor. Simply upload your videos and drag-and-drop them to the timeline in order. You can add transitions by clicking the plus (+) icon between the clips.

With our free online video editor, cut and merge multiple video files efficiently. Upload the clips then drag and drop them to the timeline in order. To trim videos online for free, click the element and drag its edges. When you use our video cutter, your clips automatically merge. No gaps on the timeline! You can personalize your videos with more design elements after.
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