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Trim Videos

A simple edit function which can cut out your favorite parts of movie content and saves them as new video files in the same format. You can also capture photos of your favorite scene in videos and save them as a still image.

Click [Tools] > [Edit/Convert Videos] > [Trim Videos].

Drag and drop the video file shown in thumbnails into the right area then click [Next] to open the edit window.

Set the IN point (start) / OUT point (end).

The video data designated between the IN Point and OUT Point remains.

Move the IN Point(IN Point) or OUT Point(OUT Point) slider, or start the playback and click the [Set IN Point] or [Set OUT Point] button during the playback.

When the trimming is complete, click [Save Edited Video...].

When the [Save Video] window opens, optionally change the file name and select [Save]. The trimmed video file is saved on the same folder leaving the original video file as it is.

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Combine Videos

This function can combine multiple video files to one file. You can only process the video materials in the same file format.

  • The combine function is only available for video materials in XAVC S, AVCHD, MPEG-2, and MP4 format. Same file formats are required for combining video materials.
  • The combine function is NOT available in case where different codec, video size, frame rate, and bit rate are used for each video material, even if they are in the same format.
  • The combine function is NOT available for the NTSC and PAL combination.

Click [Tools] > [Edit/Convert Videos] > [Combine Videos].

Drag and drop the video file shown in thumbnails into the right area then click [Next] to open the edit window.

Change the order of selected multiple video files by dragging and dropping if necessary. Click [Combine] to start the combining process.

When the combining process is complete, the combined video file is saved on the same folder of the first video material. Each video file remains on the same place the original video file existed.

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Save Frame

You can capture photos of your favorite scenes from videos and save them as picture files.

Click [Tools] > [Edit/Convert Videos] > [Save Frame].

Drag and drop the video file shown in thumbnails into the right area then click [Next] to open the edit window.

Play back the video and pause it at your favorite scene.

Select trimming or autocorrecting option if necessary, and click the [Save] button.

Filtering
In case of video contents which include markers, the displayed markers can be selected.
Trimming
Aspect ratio for trimming can be set.
Autocorrect
The brightness and contrast of images are automatically corrected.
  • The [Edit/Convert Photos] function allows you to adjust brightness and contrast more finely.
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Convert to MP4 and Save

You can save video files after converting them to MP4 format. MP4 format is suitable for uploading to the Web.

Click [Tools] > [Edit/Convert Videos] > [Convert to MP4 and Save].

Drag and drop the video file shown in thumbnails into the right area then click [Next] to open the edit window.

Set the image quality and destination folder for the converted video, and click [Start]. The convert process begins.

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Rotate Left / Rotate Right

You can rotate videos in XAVC S, MP4 format or photos 90 degrees to the left or right.

  • Only videos in XAVC S, MP4 format or photos can be rotated.

Click [Tools] > [Edit/Convert Videos].

Select the video file shown in thumbnails, then click [Rotate Left] or [Rotate Right] to rotate the video 90 degrees to the left or right.

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Create Multi View

You can create a multi view video using up to four videos. The edited videos are saved in MP4 format. In the multi view, you can use various edit functions, for example:

inserting music or captions.

displaying the track information including the route and speed data.

Click [Tools] > [Edit/Convert Videos] > [Create Multi View].

Drag and drop the video files* shown in thumbnails into the right area then click [Next] to open the [Edit] window.

* You can select up to four videos.

Edit the video contents in the [Edit] window. When editing is complete, click [Next].

A Layout
When multiple video contents are selected, click the [Details] button to make the following arrangements.

Changing the location of video materials

Selecting applied sound materials and GPS information

Rotating or reversing the direction of video material

Changing the display size for some layout

Track information (GPS)
You can select the display pattern of video materials which contains route and speed data.
Synchronizing Multiple Videos
You can analyze multiple video contents which are simultaneously recorded and adjust the gap of start points for playing each video.
Music
You can select the music for the video content.
Music Settings
You can adjust the volume level of music or video content.
B Timeline
If markers are included in the video content, they are shown on the upper timeline. When editing the content with the modes [Trim], [Speed], [Repeat], and [Captions], you can adjust each setting with the bottom timeline.
C Trim
You can cut out the unneeded parts of video contents.
Speed
You can set slow-motion or double speed areas in the video content as well as the playback speed.
Repeat
You can repeat or play back the same scenes in reverse.
Captions
Enter letters in the video content. Details such as letter location, colors, and font can be selected.
D Save Project
You can save material being edited as a project file. By using project files, you can continue editing a project in progress.

Enter the file name, select the destination folder and image quality, and click [Save] to save the edited video.

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Create time-lapse movie

You can create time-lapse movies using photos captured with the continuous shooting or interval timer shooting modes. The created video is saved in MP4 format.

  • You need at least 15 photos to create a time-lapse movie. The maximum number of photos that can be used for creating time-lapse movies are unlimited.
  • Only JPEG file format is supported.

Click [Tools] > [Edit/Convert Videos] > [Create time-lapse movie].

Drag and drop multiple photos shown in thumbnails into the right area, then click [Next] to open the edit window.

If other file formats are mixed in with the video or JPEG files, check the box for [Display only JPEG files] to sort out the JPEG files.

  • The photos are shown in grouped photos on the thumbnails when the photos match the below conditions:
  • photos which have group information
  • photos which are taken in regular intervals (no group information)
  • You can group the photos manually. Right click on the selected photos > [Group Photos as a Burst/Time-Lapse Group].

Edit the video contents in the edit window. When editing is complete, click [Next].

A Time-lapse settings
You can adjust the playback speed of photos.
Music
You can select the music for the video content.
Music Settings
You can adjust the volume level of music or video content.
B Timeline
If markers are included in the video content, they are shown on the upper timeline. When editing the content with the modes [Trim] and/or [Captions], you can adjust each setting with the bottom timeline.
C Trim
You can cut out the unneeded parts of video contents.
Captions
Enter letters in the video content. Details such as letter location, colors, and font can be selected.
D Save Project
You can save material being edited as a project file. By using project files, you can continue editing a project in progress.

Enter the file name, select the destination folder and image quality, and click [Save] to save the edited time-lapse video.

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Multiple Edit (speed/captions/sound)

You can use various edit functions such as inserting music or captions. The edited videos are saved in MP4 format. When you edit multiple videos, the vidoes are saved as one combined video.

Click [Tools] > [Edit/Convert Videos] > [Multiple Edit (speed/captions/sound)].

Drag and drop a video or multiple video files shown in thumbnails into the right area then click [Next] to open the edit window.

Edit the video contents in the edit window. When editing is complete, click [Next].

A Content
You can rotate or reverse the direction of video material.
Music
You can select the music for the video content.
Music Settings
You can adjust the volume level of music or video content.
B Timeline
If markers are included in the video content, they are shown on the upper timeline. When editing the content with the modes [Trim], [Speed], [Repeat], and [Captions], you can adjust each setting with the bottom timeline.
C Trim
You can cut out the unneeded parts of video contents.
Speed
You can set slow-motion or double speed areas in the video content as well as the playback speed.
Repeat
You can repeat or play back the same scenes in reverse.
Captions
Enter letters in the video content. Details such as letter location, colors, and font can be selected.
D Save Project
You can save material being edited as a project file. By using project files, you can continue editing a project in progress.

Enter the file name, select the destination folder and image quality, and click [Save] to save the edited video.

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