How to Shorten a Video on iPhone

Well, you may need to shorten a Video on your device for various reasons. Like, if you don’t need the starting portion of the video, or you recorded the last few seconds mistakenly, or even shot the wrong scene. In such cases you may need to trim your video. So, if you want to trim a video on your iPhone, here are the tips on how you can do it.

You need to follow these steps to trim your Video on iPhone.

How to Trim Video in iPhone using the inbuilt feature

The process is very simple.

  • Open your Photo Gallery.
  • Open the video you want to shorten
  • Click on the Edit Option given in the bottom
  • Now you will see a slider at the bottom. You can slide it from the beginning or the end from where you want to trim
  • Adjust the slider according to your choice
  • Now Click on either Save Video or Save as New Clip and you video will be saved

If you choose Save Video, then the new version of the video will be saved in the place of the old one. However, if you choose Save as a new clip then your old video will remain the same, and a new video will be created.

Can we restore the trimmed and saved video back to the original in iPhone?

The answer is ‘Yes’. You can restore your edited video back to the original one anytime you want to. Just Go back to the Editing Option appearing on the screen when you open the video > On the redirected screen you will see the option – ‘Revert’ > Now tap on ‘Revert to Original’.

And your video will be restored back to its original.

How to Trim Video in iPhone – Some alternative Ways

If you don’t want to use the inbuilt feature of the iPhone for editing your video, you can use any third-party video editing app as well.

The best video editing/trimming app for iPhone are-

  • iMovie
  • GoPro Quik
  • Inshot
  • Power Director
  • KineMaster
  • Adobe Premiere Rush
  • Film Maker Pro
  • Video Shop
  • Action Director
  • Vimeo Create

How to Shorten Videos on iPhone 13

You will be happy to know that the process of trimming videos on the iPhone is similar in all the models. You can trim your video on any iPhone using the simple and direct option given in your Photo Gallery through the editing option.

How to Cut Out Part of a Video on iPhone for Free

You can make small clips from the inbuilt video editing options given on your iPhone. You only need to open the video from which you want to cut out the clips > Go on the editing option appearing on your screen > Adjust the slider to select the part of the videos you want to cut out > Once you are done, save the video as a new clip. Keep adjusting the slider and save the selected part as new clips.

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