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MyMedia: Trim Video


MyMedia videos can be edited to trim the length of the original video clip. 

  • University NetID login access to MyMedia.
  1. Open the MyMedia Landing HomePage from D2L or from
  2. Click the My Media menu item.
  3. A new page displaying saved media is displayed.

    My Media page listing the saved media content

  4. Click the Edit  button to edit the video type media.
    Note: The Wildlife.wmv is the video media for this example here.
  5. A new page is displayed to allow editing the details, comment and other properties.

    Note: For more information about the features and control click here.

    Edit page is displayed with the video

  6. Click the Trim Video tab to trim the start and end times for this saved video clip.

    Trim Video tab to trim the video timeline

  7. To change the video clip start time, select the red-line playhead control  to adjust the current playing time to a new start time location.
  8. Click the Set Starting Point  button after a new start time location is determined.
  9. To change the video clip end time, select the red-line playhead control  to adjust the current playing time to a new end time location.
  10. Click the Set Ending Point  button after a new end time location is determined.
  11. Click the Preview  button to preview the temporary trimmed video clip using the video player window on the page.
  12. Click the Trim Video  button to save the trimmed video clip.
  13. Click the Trim Video button in the Trim Confirmation dialog box to replace the original video with the updated trimmed video clip.

    Trim Confirmation dialog box

If you have questions, please contact the ITS Help Desk at 608.342.1400 or  You may also visit the Help Desk on the first floor of the Karrmann Library.

Keywords:Quickguide Edit MyMedia My Media Home Trim Video   Doc ID:53961
Owner:Andrew P.Group:UW Platteville
Created:2015-07-15 13:36 CSTUpdated:2018-01-29 14:10 CST
Sites:UW Platteville
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