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Swing Video Editing Question - Mac users

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Q for Mac users. I don't have my Casio camera with me, just the SD card and I usually use it to clip videos - it's so easy. iMovie is a pain in my a$$. Any simple app recommendations to clip the beginning and end of videos? I can use a screen capture app, but mine seems to make the video more blurry. I don't want to use an internet app. Looking for a desk/lap top app. Thanks in advance.

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I know there's QT 7 Pro - but is it worth $30? Doesn't iMovie do everything QT 7 Pro does?

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We're way, way beyond using QT 7 Pro. Just open it in QuickTime Player and hit cmd-t and Trim the video yourself. It'll save it as an MP4 file but it's more like a wrapper, so the quality loss should be negligible.

It creates a self-contained file, too, so you can throw away the original.

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Quicktime's trim feature will do it, but you do have to save the video separately, you can't just edit it in place (as far as I know).
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Cr@p, all this time I've been wasting in iMovie. Bleeehhh. :mad:

OK, I'm a video dumb dumb - anything else I need to know to bring me up to 2013? I haven't upgraded to Mavericks yet.

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Question on vid files for the site?  I haven't uploaded camera videos to the site, just wanted to ask which file formats will work?

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2 hours ago, Club Rat said:

Question on vid files for the site?  I haven't uploaded camera videos to the site, just wanted to ask which file formats will work?

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For what site? Here?

Just upload them to YouTube. Please don't upload video files to this site as attachments.

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1 minute ago, iacas said:

For what site? Here?

Just upload them to YouTube. Please don't upload video files to this site as attachments.

Got it, wanted to ask to be sure.

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