(Free) How to Trim a Screen Recording Easily?

Author: Vita
Publish date
Sep 25, 2023
How to Trim Recordings
  • Free download Free download the video trimming tool on your Windows PC,
  • Step 1. Add your screen recording,
  • Step 2. Trim the screen recording,
  • Step 3. Select an output format,
  • Step 4. Export the edited screen recording.
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How to Trim a Screen Recording?
1. Add Screen Recording
2. Trim Screen Recording
3. Pick Output Format
4. Export Final File

Many people record videos from the website which doesn’t provide a download option for watching movies locally. However, there may be empty parts at the beginning or end of the screen recording due to the inaccurate recording start/end time. Moreover, there may be advertisements included in the movie. You can remove these unwanted or unnecessary parts from a screen recording with the help of a free video trimmer.

The following part illustrates how to trim a screen recording easy & free. Read on.

How to Cut a Screen Recording Windows 10?

The editor’s pick to cut an audio recording, screen recording, or other a/v files on PC is WonderFox Free HD Video Converter Factory. This free software can trim, cut, crop screen recordings with simple clicks. Beyond that, it allows you to add subtitles, watermarks, and stickers, merge multiple recordings into one, compress video size, and improve the screen recording quality. It can also help you convert screen recordings to MP4, MP3, or other 300 formats you need. The freeware is well-organized and easy to use for everyone. You can see and follow how to cut out parts of a screen recording below.

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With WonderFox Free HD Video Converter Factory, you can cut any portion of a screen recording and split it into multiple clips in handy. You only need several clicks to trim the video file. Easy, fast, and effective. Try the freeware!

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How to Trim a Screen Recording in Simple Clicks?

Before start, please download and installdownload and install the free video cutter on your desktop.

Step 1. Add a Screen Recording

Launch Free HD Video Converter Factory and select the Converter. Then, click Add Files to import a screen recording or directly drag and drop it into the main interface.

Tips. Free HD Video Converter Factory consists of two function modules. The “Converter” helps you change the file format and make basic edits (i.e., trim, crop, rotate, flip, etc.), while the “Downloader” lets you download videos from 500+ streaming sites like YouTube and Facebook.

Import the Recorded Video
Import the Recorded Video

Step 2. Trim the Screen Recording

Click the “scissors” icon below the source file to open the Trim window. Then, drag the sliders on the timeline to select where to save. Once done, click the green Trim button to create a video clip. You can repeat it to make more clips as needed. Press OK to save your changes.

Cut Screen Recording
Cut Screen Recording

Step 3. Pick an Output Format

Click the format image on the right side of the interface to select an export profile. Choose MP4 (under the “Video” tab), for example.

Tips. The MP4 video format is supported by a wide range of devices and platforms. You can also choose any other output format, such as HTML5 for smooth upload to websites and MP3 to save the audio only from the recording

Choose Output Format
Choose Output Format

Step 4. Export the Final File

Click the bottom inverted triangle button to specify an output path. Finally, press Run to export the final video clip. The process will be completed very soon.

Finalize the Process
Finalize the Process


That is how to cut a screen recording on Windows 10. WonderFox Free HD Video Converter Factory offers an easy way to help you achieve that goal. Besides, it provides other features, such as cropping, merging, compressing, converting, and downloading.

Tips. The Pro version of the HD Video Converter Factory has even more features than the free version, including an additional screen recorder, GIF maker, and toolbox (ringtone maker, subtitle extractor, etc.). For those who want a screen recorder that can do crop and trim video as well, WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro is the best way to go.

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FAQs of How to Cut a Screen Recording

Q1. How to cut screen recording on iPhone?
Select the screen recording in your “Photos” app → open the video → tap the “Edit” option → drag either end of the frame viewer to choose a start and stop time → press “Done” → tap “Save Video” (you can also tap “Save Video as New Clip” if you want to save both versions of the video).

Q2. How to trim screen recording on Mac?
Open the screen recording in the QuickTime Player app on your Mac → choose “Edit” > “Trim” → drag the yellow handles in the trimming bar → click “Trim” to remove the area outside of the handles.

Q3. How to edit QuickTime screen recording?
Open the QuickTime app on your computer → go to “File” > “Open File” to open the screen recording you want to edit → click the “Edit” tab, where you can rotate, flip, split, add clip, trim, and add emoji & symbols to your movie → save or export your edited video.

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