There’re always sometimes we need to cut the movie and get a short video clip out of the movie for multiple purposes, like editing, using it as a demostration clip, playing back on iPhone 5 or other smartphones, etc. In such cases, to cut and shorten video length, Leawo Video Converter could be the best helper. As a professional video converter and vidoe editor, it could help you easily cut the unneccessary part of videos and retain the video clips you want for uploaing to YouTube or playback on smartphones such as iPhone 5, Lumia 920 or Galaxy S III. The below steps would show you how to cut a MP4 video out of a movie.
Step 1: Install the program on your computer and launch it. Load source MP4 video files to the program. The loaded videos would be listed on the left processing panel.
Step 2: Find the "Edit" icon below the menu bar and click to open it. You will enter the "Video Edit" panel. Click the "Trim" tab and you can cut the videos as you like. You can set the "Start Time" and "End Time", or directly drag the triangles on the play bar. This would help you cut MP4 videos and get the video clips you want out of the source MP4 movies.
Step 3: Move the mouse to the “Profile” panel to choose an output profile. You can choose to output the trimmed videos in the same format as source MP4 videos, or save it in other formats like AVI or other formats.
Step 4: Click “settings” button next to the “Profile” box to enter the parameter settings panel, where you can reset the video codec, audio codec, video size, bit rate, aspect ratio, frame rate, etc.
Step 5: Return to the main interface and click the convert button on the bottom right to start outputting.
Note: If you want to cut and shorten video clips on Mac OS computer, you can turn to use Leawo null.