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How to Trim a Video on the New iPad

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The new iPad has a much improved camera — so much improved you might even find it convenient to take quick, fun videos to share with family and friends by uploading iPad videos on YouTube and Facebook. Earlier we posted a tutorial on How to Upload iPad 1080P HD Videos to YouTube. Now we will sharing the another tip about how to trim video on new iPad before uploading to YouTube. Instead of cracking your head on using complicated post editing video software, Apple has included the basic editing ability of trimming your videos with the iPad. All you need to know is a few touches on the iPad and you will get those unwanted scenes trimmed off.

Step 1. Access your video from either your Camera Roll in the Photos app, or from the Camera app by tapping the thumbnail after recording a video.

Step 2. If you don’t see the bar at the top of the screen, tap anywhere (except on the play button)

Step 3. In the middle of the toolbar at the top of the screen, you’ll see a timeline for your video. The curser in the middle indicates which part of the video you’re watching (or will watch if you hit play).

Step 4. A gray border with ends that have little handles will be surrounding the timeline. Tap one of these handles.

Step 5. The border will change to yellow and you can drag the handles along the timeline.

Step 6. For more precision, hold your finger down on one of the handles to zoom in to the timeline.

Step 7.Tap the play button on the left of the timeline after you’ve adjusted the endpoints as desired to preview the selection.

Step 8.When it’s as you wanted it, hit the Trim button in the upper right corner of the screen.

Step 9.Now you will be asked to select Save as a New Clip or Trim Original. Hit according to your choice.

By following these simple steps, you can easily trim videos on your iPad 3/ new iPad.

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2 Comments »

  • Happy New Year from iPadinTouch | iPadinTouch said:

    [...] Feel free to browse through our archives throughout the weekend, and be sure to read the tip to get start with your new iPad. [...]

  • Arturo Tena said:

    In July 2012, iOS 5.1.1, still no HDR. Hope remains for iOS 6.

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