How to fix when YouTube says "error video too long"？
How to solve "send failed: video too long(large)"?
- Just shorten your video right now!
You may want to trim off a few seconds from the beginning or end of your video to keep the funniest part of it, or you need to shorten a video but keep it in the same material as the original ones.
Here in this blog, we'll introduce you various ways to shorten a video on iPhone & online. According to your demands and preference, select one hoping they can solve your problem.
Part 1. How to Short Videos on iPhone
Here we'll show you two ways to shorten a video on your iPhone with the built-in Photos app and iMovie.
Shorten Videos on iPhone with the Photos App
If you just need to cut the dead time at the beginning or end of the video to keep it shorter and in funniest parts, the built-in Photos app of your iPhone can help you to change the length and pace of the video directly.
If you need to shorten videos on your iPhone this way, just follow the simple steps below:
Image Board: Shorten Videos on iPhone with the Built-in Photos App
Shorten Videos on iPhone with iMovie
iMovie must be the best option for iPhone users who want to do a bit more with their video than the basic Photos app allows them to.
You can use iMovie to shorten a video not only by trimming off the beginning or ending part of the video but also trimming the middle of a video on the iPhone. Besides, you can also make your video shorter while keeping it in the same materials as the original ones via iMovie.
Just follow our steps below to shorten your video with iMovie.
Open iMovie on your iPhone. Click the "Projects" tab on top, and then "Create Project" to upload the video clip by selecting the "Movie" from the pop-up.
Image Board: Import the Video You Want to Shorten
You can shorten your video in 3 ways with iMovie:
Tap the video clip in the timeline, and then a yellow highlight will appear around the selected clip. To make the clip shorter, you can drag the edge of the clip towards the center of the clip.
When you choose to split a clip, you can adjust the duration of each section, remove unwanted sections in the middle part of the video.
Image Board: Split & Delete
If you want to shorten your video but keep the same video content with just a different duration, you can change the speed of your video.
Just click the Speed button, which looks like a speedometer. Drag the speed slider to the right side to speed up your video.
Image Board: Change the Speed of Your Video
Part 2. How to Shorten Videos Online
Here also a simple yet powerful online video editing tool, FlexClip video editor, is introduced to you for shortening a video.
FlexClip gives you an easy way to shorten your videos and also lets you level up your footage with its powerful editing functions.
Go to FlexClip online video editor, upload the video to the media library, and add it to the storyboard.
Image Board: Upload Your Video
FlexClip video editor allows you to shorten your video by trimming it, or cutting parts out of it, and speeding up the video.
First, you can easily trim off a few seconds from the beginning or end of your video with the Trim Video icon located in the lower right corner of the screen.
Image Board: Trim the Video
Second, you can also shorten your video with the split feature of FlexClip. This way can help you trim off the unwanted part from the middle of the video easily. Just do as the short video shown as follow.
Image Board: Split & Delete
Besides, you can also speed up the video to shorten it and keep the same content as the original one. FlexClip allows you to adjust the video speed from 0.5x to 3x.
Image Board: Speed up
Step 4 Level up Your Video with More Edits (Optional)
What's more, FlexClip provides you with more video editing functions for you to level up your video, like add text, set background music, record voice-over, etc.
That's all for how to shorten a video on iPhone and online. Hopefully, with the ways we shared, everyone can shorten a video with great ease.