Videos can be edited using the following options:

Option

Description

9

[Trim video]

Trim unwanted footage.

4

[Save current frame]

Save a selected frame as a JPEG still.

  • These options are not available with videos recorded with [ProRes 422 HQ 10-bit (MOV)] or [H.265 10-bit (MOV)] selected for [Video file type] in the video recording menu.

Trimming Videos

  1. Display a video full frame.

  2. Pause the video on the new opening frame.
    • Press J to start playback. Press 3 to pause.

    • Your approximate position in the video can be ascertained from the video progress bar.

    • Press 4 or 2 or rotate the command dials to locate the desired frame.

  3. Select [Trim video].

    Press the i button, highlight [Trim video], and press 2.

  4. Choose the start point.

    To create a copy that begins from the current frame, highlight [Start point] and press J.

  5. Confirm the new start point.
    • If the desired frame is not currently displayed, press 4 or 2 to advance or rewind a frame at a time.

    • Rotate the main command dial one stop to skip ahead or back 10 frames.

    • Rotate the sub-command dial one stop to skip ahead or back 10 s.

  6. Choose the end point.

    Press the center of the sub-selector to switch to the end-point selection tool (x) and then select the closing frame (x) as described in Step 5.

  7. Press 1 to create the copy.

  8. Preview the copy.
    • To preview the copy, highlight [Preview] and press J (to interrupt the preview and return to the save options menu, press 1).

    • To abandon the current copy and return to Step 5, highlight [Cancel] and press J.

  9. Choose a save option.

    Choose [Save as new file] to save the edited copy as a new file. To replace the original video with the edited copy, choose [Overwrite existing file].

  10. Save the copy.

    Press J to save the copy.

Cautions: Trimming Videos
  • The copy will not be saved if there is insufficient space available on the memory card.

  • Videos less than two seconds long cannot be edited using [Trim video].

  • Copies have the same time and date of creation as the original.

Removing Opening or Closing Footage
  • To remove only the closing footage from a video, highlight [End point] and press J in Step 4, select the closing frame, and proceed to Step 7 without pressing the center of sub-selector in Step 6.

  • To remove only the opening footage, proceed to Step 7 without pressing the center of sub-selector in Step 6.

The i Menu [Trim Video] Option

Videos can also be edited using the [Trim video] item in the i menu.

Saving Selected Frames as JPEG Stills

  1. Pause the video on the desired frame.
    • Press 3 to pause playback.

    • Your approximate position in the video can be ascertained from the video progress bar.

    • Press 4 or 2 or rotate the command dials to locate the desired frame.

  2. Choose [Save current frame].

    Press the i button, then highlight [Save current frame] and press J to create a JPEG copy of the current frame.

[Save Current Frame]
  • Stills are saved at the dimensions selected for [Frame size/frame rate] in the video recording menu when the video was recorded.

  • They cannot be retouched.

  • Some categories of photo information are not displayed during playback.