Microsoft Photos: How To Trim A Video Clip


Microsoft Photos is a part of Windows 10 ( Version 15063.0 and above;launched with Fall Creators Update). With Microsoft Photos we can organize, edit and share our memories. Movie making is easy, we can pick a theme, pick a soundtrack, add text or sub-titles, add filter or 3D effect or, automatically generate a movie with one click. Our story telling becomes so vivid with Microsoft Photos. But as usual nothing becomes final if we don’t remove the unnecessary scene during shooting a video. In this WiKi article we will discuss how to trim a video.

What is Trimming?

This is  a process by which you can remove the unwanted content at the beginning or end of the clip, or both.


How To:

  • Select any video clip with .mp4, .mkv, .avi, .mov, MPEG, mpg, mts,.wmv or .3gp extension.
  • The following video extensions are not supported: vob,flv,webm.
  • Right click and choose to Open with Microsoft Photos.
  • Click Edit & Create
  • Click Trim.
  • Set the Starting Point and End Point on Timeline of the video. This will help to remove the unwanted portion of the video clip.
  • Click Save a Copy.
  • By default, it will be saved as a .mp4 extension to Pictures Folder.

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This article was first published in Microsoft TechNet