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Summary

VLC is a free and open-source cross-platform media player developed by the VideoLAN project. VLC supports many audio and video compression methods and file formats, including DVD, CD and streaming protocols. Besides, it is able to run in various operating systems and play online videos on IPv4a and IPv6 addresses. So, is it possible to cut videos with VLC? How?



Part 1: What is VLC?
VLC is a well-performing open-source media player. It supports many audio and video decoders, DVD, VCD and various file formats and streaming protocols.

Meanwhile, it can receive unicast and multicast streams under the IPv4 and IPv6 high-speed network. Combing with the decoder of the FFmpeg project and the libdvdcss library, it can also encrypt DVD videos.

how to cut videos with vlc media player
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Multiple edit tools Edit videos with tools like cut, crop, merge and rotate.

Multiple effects Users can add effects, watermark, subtitle, background music, and even remove watermarks.

Support multiple formats It can edit videos / audios in different formats.

Format Conversion Support to convert videos and audios into different formats.

Output formats recommendation Provide output format recommendation on the basis of different models.

Different Effects Effects, watermark, background music and subtitle can be added to videos.

Multiple Edit Tools Merge, crop, rotate, cut and transform video easily.

Convert Convert videos and audios into different formats.

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Part 2: Is it Possible to Cut Videos with VLC?
VLC is not a video cutter, so, theoretically, videos cannot be cut with VLC. Yet, the function [Record] under the menu Playback can record the playing clips. Or, you can press the shortcuts [Shift + R] to realize this idea.
cut videos with vlc by cutting
Part 3: How to Cut Videos with VLC?
MKV is an exceptional case in video cutting. MKV is a multi-media format container where unlimited video, audios, images and subtitles can be saved. It is similar with other formats, such as AVI, MP4 and ASF but its technical specification is completely open.

Although much software offers video cutters to cut MKV videos, they are not able to select and output the specific audio tracks and subtitles. Yet, Renee Video Editor can fulfill this requirement. It not only edits videos losslessly but also keeps synchronization of audios and videos.

Hot Topic - ADsRenee Video Editor – Multi-function Video Editing Software

Seperate videos with different parameters Users can seperate videos into equal clips by time, size, etc.

Cut Videos & Audios Cut videos and auidos clips by setting start and end time.

Multiple Edit Tools Merge, crop, rotate, cut and transform video easily.

Format Conversion Support to convert videos and audios into different formats.

Highly compatible Supports various media formats.

Seperate videos Clip files with different parameters.

Multiple Edit Tools Merge, crop, rotate, cut and transform video easily.

Convert Convert videos and audios into different formats.

Free TrialFree TrialFree Trial 2000 users have downloaded and enjoyed Renee Video Editor!
Launch Renee Video Editor. In the function [Crop], you can select the target subtitles and audio tracks in the tabs [Subtitle] and [Music].
select crop function in Renee Video Editor
load subtitle files and select the subtitle for the video
select the original video sounds in Renee Video Editor
TipsChecking [Force video re-coding] ensures that audios and videos are not out of synchronization. But that will prolong the processing time.

Cut Video by Time

Renee Video Editor allows users to select the audio tracks and subtitles to edit specifically. Meanwhile, it can split package segments for a video by time and by size, helping users to divide a large video into pieces of clips effectively.

As we all know, different video platforms limit the upload video to different length: YouTube, 15mins; Facebook, 20mins; Dailymotion, 60mins; Twitter, 2mins 2s. If you want to split a video up to hours, you have to divide it into several parts and upload segments. The function [Limit each Segment to] in Renee Video Editor really help you!

renee video editor split clips by tiime

Cut Video by Size

Besides, the video platforms limit each video size from MB to GB. When your video is large but the network travels slowly, it’s hard to upload.

At this situation, you can use Renee Video Editor to divide the video into batches. It never limits any video size so you can edit your video freely.

If you want to save a large video into a CD or other storage devices, you can also try this approach.

renee video editor split videos by size

Split Equally

Imagine you were an interviewee. When you want to show your video to your future boss, your old laptop turns on the large video at a snail pace. Are you sure it is good to your interview?

Yet, if you equally split the video and play them one by one, your boss can appreciate your works well.

renee video editor devide video into parts
TipsRenee Video Editor is able to check the target videos and take priority to lossless editing if allowed.

If the video resolutions are not identical, the automatic recoding will get started. That will not degrade the video quality but make convenience for users because they don’t need to reset the parameters with the complex coding tool.

What’s more, Renee Video Editor offers users to add various special effects, watermarks, music, subtitles and opening/ending to their videos.
add special effects in renee video editor