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How to Split MP4 Files

If you have some MP4 files that are too big and want to break them up into smaller files, you can actually choose to split MP4 files. A reliable MP4 splitter can make the job much easier than you think. Wondershare Video Editor (Video Editor for Mac) can be such a powerful MP4 video splitter, which enables you to split a large MP4 file into clips easily or exactly extract selected segments of your MP4 file to new files without re-encoding. After that, these smaller MP4 files will make more convenient for you to use, for example, play on space-limited devices like Xbox 360.

Now, download and install this intelligent MP4 splitter first. And then learn how to split MP4 files with it step by step.

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Step 1: Import MP4 files to MP4 splitter

There are two optional ways you can use to import MP4 files from the computer to the album of this MP4 video splitter. One is to click "Import" option to import MP4 files; the other is to drag MP4 files to your album. After that, drag the imported MP4 files from the album to the Timeline at the bottom.

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Step 2: Split MP4 files

If there are some unwanted MP4 clips, just delete them by right-clicking -> "Delete" option. If you need to re-arrange these MP4 clips, simply drag and drop clips to change the order. But don't drag one clip to another, if not, you'll split the original video clip.

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Save the project for backup purpose. To do it, just click the button in the top left corner of this smart MP4 video splitter, and then select "Save as" option.

Step 3: Export the new MP4 file

Click the "Create" button to pop up the output window. Here, you can go to "Format" tab > "MP4" format. Next, name the output file and select the output path you want if necessary. At last, press the "Create" button again to export the new file.

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See also a step by step video tutorial below:

Note: If you want to extract each segment to a separate file, you need to import the same project you saved to repeat the delete and export job again and again.

Further reading:

Convert Video_TS to MP4: An easy guide to convert VIDEO_TS to MP4 for personal entertainment on MP4 players like iPhone or video editing in iMovie. 

Import MP4 to QuickTime: A useful tutorial about how to convert MP4 to MP3 in Mac/Windows with this easy-to-use mp4 to mp3 converter.

Convert MP4 to ISO: This tutorial shares a quick and easy way to achieve seamless torrent to MP4 conversion.

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