Tips & Tricks
If you’ve recorded a fun little video and it needs just a small amount of tidying at the start and end before it goes online, there’s an easier way than delving into iMovie. QuickTime X can trim the start and ends of videos if you go to Edit > Trim… in the menu, then drag the handles at the start and end of the timeline that appears to set a new beginning and end of the clip. Click Trim when you’re happy with it.
If you want to take a section out of the middle of a clip, you can use the Split Clip menu option. You can split your video more than once and remove sections you don’t want, and you can even insert other videos where the splits are.