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  • Best VLC alternative to trim/cut/merge/crop videos easily on Windows/Mac.
  • Other editing features like editing subtitles, applying effects, adding watermarks, etc.
  • Support 1000+ video and audio formats including MP4, MOV, WMV, AVI, FLV, MPEG, and more.
  • All-in-one tool: video compressor, screen recorder, video downloader, DVD burner, and more.
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3. Editing with VLC+
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A Full Guide to Use VLC as An Video Editor You Deserve to Collect

by Christine Smith • 2024-01-11 10:25:32 • Proven solutions

VLC is a free and powerful video player equipped with many cool features like cut, merge, add effect, etc. to create fun videos, which makes it more than a video player and gain popularity among users across the world. Here in this article, we will introduce three cool features of the VLC media player, and you can know how to edit a video using VLC media player.

Video Tutorial on How to Use VLC Media Player as a Video Editor

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Part 1. How to Rotate Video with VLC

VLC comes with a handy feature that is a rotation of videos. You can easily rotate videos while playing them. If your video is recorded via mobile or camcorder, there're chances that it is recorded in the portrait. If you need it in the landscape view, then you must rotate to make it watchable.

Step 1 Launch VLC media player on your Windows computer and then click on Tools to choose the Effect and Filters option from the drop-down menu.

launch vlc player

Step 2 Click on the Video Effect tab and check the Rotate option, then the 360-degree slider would become clickable. Now just move it as you need.

click video effect in vlc

Part 2. How to Trim/Cut Video Using VLC

VLC media player software also helps to cut any video at any point you want from the beginning to the end. This feature allows you to make smaller clips from a big video or cut video songs from playing movies for easy sharing with friends and family. Now follow the steps to know how to use VLC as a video cutting tool.

Step 1 Launch VLC first, click on the View tab and select the Advanced Controls option.

edit video with vlc

Step 2 Click on the red-circle Recording button from the downside, play this video until you reach the endpoint where you want to split the video. Then the cut video will be recorded and saved to the My Video folder on your computer.

split video with vlc

Part 3. How to Merge Video Using VLC

The feature of merging multiple videos in VLC is so useful that it can create a new single video. But note that only videos in the same video format can be merged in VLC.

Step 1 Launch VLC media player and click on the Media menu. Select Open Multiple Files from the drop-down menu.

open multiple file

Step 2 Click on the Add button under the File tab, add the files according to the sequence you want to play after merging.

add video to vlc

Step 3 Now, Go the Play button and click on the Convert from the drop-down menu. Then it will ask you to set the location for saving files location, and you can keep the merged file anywhere you want on a computer.

edit video with vlc

Part 4. Best Alternative to VLC to Edit Videos Easily

In the above parts, we discuss some main features of VLC media player. Now we are going to tell you a complete video solution software with which you can easily edit videos with trimming, cropping, rotating, cutting, merging, and more others. It is Wondershare UniConverter (originally Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate), an all-in-one video toolbox works on both Windows and Mac operating system. Free download it and enjoy the wonderful functions to create your videos.

video converter logo Wondershare UniConverter - VLC Alternative to Edit and Convert Videos

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  • Edit, enhance & personalize your videos file via cropping, merging, rotating, applying effects, etc.
  • Convert any video to over 1000 formats, like AVI, MKV, MOV, MP4, etc.
  • It has a 120X faster conversion speed than any common converters.
  • Download/record videos from 10,000+ video sharing sites.
  • Best video converter for Apple TV, Xbox 360, PS3, etc.
  • Burn video to playable DVD with an attractive free DVD template.
  • Versatile toolbox includes fixing video metadata, GIF maker, DVD converter, and screen recorder.
  • Supported OS: Windows 10/8/7/XP/Vista, Mac OS 10.15 (Catalina), 10.14, 10.13, 10.12, 10.11, 10.10, 10.9, 10.8, 10.7, 10.6
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Video Tutorial on How to Edit Videos Using Wondershare UniConverter

Steps to Cut/Trim/Merge/Crop Videos with VLC Alternative - Wondershare UniConverter

Step 1 Launch VLC Alternative Video Editor and Add Videos

Please download this software to your computer and launch it after installation, then you will see an interface like the screen below. Select the option of Converter, click on the Add Files option, then select your target video and click on the Open button. Or you can directly drag and drop the video here.

add video to vlc alternative for editing

Step 2 Trim and Cut Video with Alternative to VLC

The editing buttons are just under the uploaded video. Click the first one to start cutting and trimming. You can trim the video into segments and only save what you need.

trim videos using VLC alternative

Step 3 Crop Video Black Edges and Make Other Changes

After trimming videos, you can back to the main interface and click on the second or third button to crop videos or make other changes. A new Editor window will open, choose the Crop option, and customize the video easily.

crop video with VLC alternative

You can also add watermark, effects, and subtitles to the video. Changing audio volume is also available. Just choose the related option. Or you can learn the detailed guide from How to Edit Videos Easily with Wondershare UniConverter.

Step 4 Merge Videos into One and Save All Changes

After all editing features have been done, click on the Output Format tab to choose your desired format. You can select the Merge All Videos button before converting to merge all your videos into one. Finally, click the Start All tab.

merge videos into one

With Wondershare UniConverter, you can enjoy video editing and converting more easily. Just free download this best VLC alternative and have a try.

Christine Smith

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