How do I trim a 4K video?

How do I trim a 4K video

With the popularity of 4K video, the need for editing 4K video is also increasing. Using Windows Movie Maker can help you edit 4K video and export videos in 4K format quickly and easily. This article will explain how to trim a 4K video clip quickly and easily in several ways in Windows Movie Maker.

What is 4K

4K is a video standard, which literally means' 4,000 '. This means a lens width of approximately 4000 pixels.

The 1080P HD picture is only 1920 x 1080. 4K is the resolution of the video. The pixel value of each line in the horizontal direction of the video is at or near 4096. The resolution is 4096* 2160, which is the standard 4 K. 

System requirement

To edit 4K video, you should choose the software that supports Intel Quick Sync Video technology,it play and clip 4K H.264 or H.265 video files more smoothly.

It is recommended to choose Intel Core i7 which meets the following requirements:

  • CPU: Intel i7 or better

  • GPU:  NVIDIA GTX1060 above

  • Memory: At least 16GB memory


Using Windows Movie Maker edit 4K video

While there are a lot of similar software like iMovie,adobe premierewhich supports editing 4K videos, it is easier for novice to use Windows Movie Maker.

Step1: Import 4K video

Click "+"to import the 4K video clip, which can be placed on the main video track at the same time. Or, you can drag it directly to the Timeline. 


Step2: Edit 4K video

Select the video you want to cut.  Then move the progress bar to the position where you want to split your video and  click the “scissor” above the progress bar.

In addition, there are also a few parameters such as Fade-in, Fade-out, Opciaty, Contrast, Saturation and so on when you click “ parameters” icon.

Windows Movie Maker also provides cool effects, such as subtitle templates, filters, transitons, etc., to make your video close to the movie effects. 


Step3: Export 4K video

When exporting to 4K video, just scroll the resolution in the Export window to select the resolution is 4096 x 2160. You can also change the frame rate and bit rate. 


Now you can upload the latest version of Windows Movie Maker PC via the official link below and follow above steps to edit your 4K videos.

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