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How to Edit a QuickTime (MOV) Video in 2 Easy Ways

Last Updated: Sep. 28, 2020

Summary: Want to know how to edit a QuickTime video? You’ve just come to the right place. This blog introduces you to two easy ways to edit a QuickTime video quickly.

Editing a QuickTime video can be easy if you have the right tool in hand. In this tutorial, you’re going to learn how to edit a QuickTime video in two easy ways. Let’s have a look.

Also Read: Top 8 MOV Editors in 2020

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Edit a QuickTime (MOV) Video via FlexClip (Recommended)

FlexClip is the best free online MOV video editor that anyone can use. It works in browsers, meaning that you can use it without downloading it. The tool provides you with rich video editing features and royalty-free media resources. Designed to be super easy to use, the video editor allows you to make stunning videos in minutes, even you are a novice.

QuickTime (MOV) Video Editor - FlexClip

Image Board: QuickTime (MOV) Video Editor - FlexClip

Detailed Steps:

Step 1Click the "Create a Video" button below to open FlexClip's video editor.

Step 2Click the + button to upload a QuickTime (MOV) video to the editor.

Edit with FlexClip - Upload

Image Board: Edit with FlexClip - Upload

Step 3Trim or split your video according to your needs.

Edit with FlexClip - Trim/Split

Image Board: Edit with FlexClip - Trim/Split

Step 4Add text and overlays.

Edit with FlexClip - Add Text

Image Board: Edit with FlexClip - Add Text

Step 5Add your favorite widgets: dynamic elements, arrows, shapes, buttons, emojis, etc.

Edit with FlexClip - Add Widget

Image Board: Edit with FlexClip - Add Widget

Step 6Add music: either choose from our music stock or upload one from your computer.

Edit with FlexClip - Add Music

Image Board: Edit with FlexClip - Add Music

Step 7Add more effects: filters, transitions, voiceovers, etc.

Edit with FlexClip - Add Effects

Image Board: Edit with FlexClip - Add Effects

Step 8Preview your video and export it in a resolution of 1080p, 720p or 480p.

Edit with FlexClip - Export

Image Board: Edit with FlexClip - Export

Edit a QuickTime (MOV) Video via QuickTime Player

1. How to Trim a Video

Edit with QuickTime Player - Trim Handles

Image Board: Edit with QuickTime Player - Trim Handles

  1. Open the video you want to split in the QuickTime Player.
  2. Choose Edit>Trim.
  3. When you’re finished, click the "Done" button.

2. How to Split a Video

Edit with QuickTime Player - Split Video

Image Board: Edit with QuickTime Player - Split Video

  1. Open the video you want to split in the QuickTime Player and choose View>Show Clips.
  2. Move the red vertical line to the place where you want to split the video and choose Edit>Split Clip. (Repeat this step if you need more clips.)
  3. When you’re finished, click the "Done" button.

3. How to Combine Two or More Video Clips

  1. Open one video in QuickTime Player.
  2. Drag and drop more video clips into the QuickTime Player.
  3. Reposition these video clips according to your needs and click "Done."

4. How to Rotate or Flip a Video

  1. Open the video you want to rotate or flip in the QuickTime Player.
  2. Show Clips, then select the clip. (The selected clip is outlined in yellow.)
  3. Go to the Edit menu, choose to rotate the clip left or right, or flip it horizontally or vertically.
  4. When you’re finished, click Done.

The Bottom Line

That’s how to edit a QuickTime video using FlexClip and QuickTime Player. Overall, both of these two MOV video editors can help you quickly edit a video. As for how to choose from them, it depends on your needs. If you want to make your video more compelling and engaging, FlexClip, powerful and professional, is definitely your best bet. It's kindly to beginners, and you don't need to have any experience or skills. Well, if you just need some basic video editing functions like trimming or splitting, QuickTime Player is enough. Have a try now.

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