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How to Edit QuickTime Videos

QuickTime video features high definition and is originally designed for Apple users. However, with its widespread adoption by digital cameras and camcorders, and the extensive use in streaming videos via the internet, people tend to receive and keep more and more QuickTime videos. Ready to give your QuickTimes videos a spin?

Well, iMovie comes a handy editing program on Mac, but it involves a learning curve for casual users like you and me. Windows Movie Maker, on the other hand, fail to load QuickTime movies due to format limitation. So here, Wondershare Video Editor (Video Editor for Mac) is directly shared with you to edit QuickTime files in an easy and efficient way. Download below free trial now.

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Note: Below step-by-step guide is based on Mac version. The operations with windows and Mac version are almost the same.

1Import QuickTime files

This QuickTime video editor provides a Media browser for you to import files from your iTunes library, iMovie, etc. When all files loaded into place, you can double click a clip to preview in full-screen. Freely take snapshots of your favorite scene.

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2Edit QuickTime videos

To edit QuickTime videos, you can take full advantage of the Timeline for precise video editing and fulfill your different needs. Click the gear icon to reveal the drop-down list, you can easily trim out the unwanted segments, remove black bars by cropping, rotate 90 degrees clockwise. etc. Want to apply special visual effects, transitions, intros/credits, titles? Simply click the corresponding tab in the top left menu bar, and pick up your favorite template from rich resources to further customize it.

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Different from other video tools, this QuickTime video editor also designs a "Power Tool" feature to help you achieve more. In the Power Tool window, you can apply a Tilt-shift to create a special miniature, create a photo mosaic to hide private information, replace faces in the picture with the funny masks.

3Save edited QuickTime video

When you finish QuickTime video editing, simply click Export to save your creation. In the pop-up window, you can save it to all popular video formats, or directly share it to YouTube from this app. If you want to play the output on your portable devices, simply click "Devices" and pick up the optimized preset like iPhone 4, iPad, Zune, PSP as per your needs.

Creating DVD files from your QuickTime video is also possible with this versatile QuickTime editor for Mac, then you can cozily enjoy the output file on widescreen TV with your DVD player hooked up.

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