Created: November 28, 2022

I have save a nest video clip and want to shorten the video, how do I do that?

Last Edit: January 6, 2023
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Henry Miller
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Nice to meet you, *****!
Customer Reply
you too
Henry Miller
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Tell me, please, you want to cut the video so it would be shorter?
Customer Reply
yes it is to long
Henry Miller
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Got it
Tell me, please, what device do you use?
Customer Reply
nest camera
Henry Miller
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Do you have the video on your phone or PC?
Customer Reply
I can download it on my pc
Henry Miller
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Can you do that now, please?
Customer Reply
Are you wanting to connect to my computer?
I don't want you connecting to my computer
Henry Miller
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No, I can assist you via this chat
Customer Reply
ok
give me a second
Henry Miller
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Sure
Take your time
Customer Reply
ok it is downloaded
Henry Miller
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Fine
Let's wait till it finishes
Customer Reply
it has already finished
Henry Miller
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Great
Now could you, please, find the Video Editor in the Windows search bar?
Customer Reply
found
Henry Miller
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Open it
Customer Reply
I did
Henry Miller
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Do you see "New video project" in the top-left corner?
Customer Reply
yes
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Click on it and you'll be prompt to enter the name of the video
You can name it whatever you want
Customer Reply
I named it
Henry Miller
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Now you should see the Project library on the left
Click on the Add button and choose From this PC
Then find your video file
Customer Reply
ok i did
Henry Miller
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Do you see your video on the left now?
Customer Reply
yes
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Do you see the Storyboard at the bottom?
Customer Reply
yes
Henry Miller
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Click on your video and drag it to the Storyboard
Customer Reply
i did
Henry Miller
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You should see your video preview on the right now
Customer Reply
yes
Henry Miller
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Great
Do you see Trim option under it?
Customer Reply
yes
Henry Miller
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Click on it
Now you should see your video and the timeline under it
Customer Reply
I did and was able to move the curser to shorten the video
Henry Miller
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That's right
Customer Reply
now i just need to save it
Henry Miller
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Now you just have to click on the Finish video at the top-right corner
Customer Reply
this one only has a done button on the bottom right
I clicked done and looks like it save it to my story board
Henry Miller
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Yes, that's right
You've confirmed the trimming
Do you see the Finish video option now?
Customer Reply
How do I get it back to my pc to save it
Yes I already saved it
Henry Miller
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You've clicked on the Export after Finish video, right?
Customer Reply
Oh I see finish video now on the upper right corner
yes4
Henry Miller
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After you click on Export you can choose where to save the video
Customer Reply
great it is exporting to my pc
Henry Miller
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Cool
After it finishes, it'll opens
Customer Reply
it did
Henry Miller
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Does it finish exporting?
Customer Reply
It did and I have opened it up on my pc
Henry Miller
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That's it!
Customer Reply
How can I send this and save it on my i pad
Henry Miller
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Have you ever sent anything to your iPad?
Customer Reply
no
just opening up apps
Henry Miller
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You can send it via email
Customer Reply
If it's not to long
Henry Miller
Henry Miller Tech Expert & Writer
Yes, that's right
How long is your video?
Customer Reply
3 minutes
Henry Miller
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It seems to be too long to send by email
Customer Reply
i can put it on my icloud
and should be able to open it up on my i pad
Henry Miller
Henry Miller Tech Expert & Writer
Yes, you can try that
Customer Reply
Great thank you for your help, I need to get to work. I will definitely use this service again,
Henry Miller
Henry Miller Tech Expert & Writer
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