On most occasions, video editing including trimming will affect the output video quality, especially when the video codec, resolution, bitrate, and frame rate (the factors that determine the quality) are changed. But some programs can keep the quality loss to the lowest degree, and you won’t notice any quality drop with your naked eyes. And with proper settings, a good video cutter can make it easy and fast to trim video without losing quality. In the next part, we will go over how to cut video without losing quality with a simple, dedicated video trimmer. Read on for more details.
WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro is the best-recommended video cutter without losing quality for Windows users. It is super easy to use, and with simple clicks, it can help you trim any video, cut out the unwanted parts, and split the video into multiple clips effortlessly. Meanwhile, it can trim video without changing the codec, resolution, and frame rate, thereby preserving the original quality. Besides video cutting, the software can do some other simple editing, like merging videos without re-encoding, rotating videos 90/180/270 degrees, cropping videos to any size, and more.
* The example shows how to trim an MP4 without losing quality.
Launch HD Video Converter Factory Pro on your PC and open the “Converter.” Next, click the “Add File” or “+” button to import your video into the program. Drag-and-drop is supported as well.
(Optional) Click the bottom triangle button to set an output folder in advance.
Under the video task profile, click the scissor icon to open the Trim window. Drag the two markers on the timeline or input the accurate start time and end time to select the segment you want to keep. Use the “Play” button to preview the selected part, and click “Trim” to cut the clip. You can repeat this step to split the video into multiple parts. When you are done with trimming, click “OK” to save the changes.
To edit video without losing quality, you are going to keep the codec, resolution, and frame rate unchanged. But before that, you need to choose a video container. Hit the format image to open the output format list. Then head to the “Video” section and select a video format. You are advised to keep the same video format or choose a format that supports the codec the original file is using.
Next, open the “Parameter settings” and find the before mentioned parameters. Smart-Fit the “Encoder” and “Frame rate”, and Keep Original the “Resolution” and “Bit rate”. Check the “Lossless mode” if you want. Do not alter other settings and click “Ok” to close the window.
Finally, click “Run” to finish the video trimming process.
Tips. From the video task, you can see a lightning icon that indicates the settings are kept the same as the original. This will trigger a 50x faster conversion and help you trim a video without losing quality.