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How to Split Clips in Premiere Pro

If you are working with a project in Premiere Pro, it can be useful to know how to split clips. Using this feature can help you to keep track of all your clips. Splitting a clip into individual clips lets you save time and also allows you to create different edits from a single source.

View clips in the Project pane

The Project pane of Premiere Pro allows you to view clips and imported media. You can also edit or delete media. It is possible to customize the appearance of the panel.

Premiere Pro’s Media Browser is built into the program, and is located on the lower left corner of the editing workspace. It is similar to a Windows Explorer, and displays the files on your computer. Aside from previewing, you can drag the files into the Timeline pane, which will place them in the correct video track.

In addition to showing your clips, the Project panel can display any XMP metadata fields that you wish. For example, you can use this feature to add a subtitle.

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Another feature of the Project panel is a Find box. If you are searching for a particular file, the results will match your search conditions. Once you find the clip you are looking for, you can select it and then right-click on it to open the Import menu. This menu includes buttons to insert, overwrite, and clear the clip.

Mark the in and out point of individual clips

Marking the in and out points of individual clips in Premiere Pro is a great way to cut around unwanted footage. There are several ways to do it, including using the Markers panel and the Source monitor. However, the easiest way to mark in and out points is by selecting the clip on the timeline and dragging the playhead. This will create a marker, which can then be used to preview or modify the video.

In Premiere, you can mark the in and out points of clips on the timeline with a keyboard shortcut or by pressing the F key. You can also use the Razor tool. A horizontal line will appear across the waveform. If you hover over the line, you’ll see a red trim bracket. The trim bracket indicates the new location.

You can also edit markers by right-clicking the timecode track marker. If the source clip has both an in and out point, you can change them before or after you add the clip to the Timeline.

Turn off snapping

Snapping in Premiere Pro is a feature that helps to align your clips when you are trimming them. This is especially useful when you are trying to create graphics. However, if you don’t like the way that it works, you can turn off the snapping feature.

Premiere has a variety of other tools to assist you when editing clips. For example, the “Make Subsequence” command will place selected clips in a new sequence in the bin. There is also the Razor tool, which looks a lot like a razor blade.

You may also need to import files from external sources. Premiere has a Media Browser that can help you to do that. Selecting a file will open the Import menu and allow you to add it to your project.

If you need to change the length of a clip, you can use the Insert edit and Overwrite buttons. These two functions will place the clip where the playhead is located.

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Export a sequence

If you need to split clips in Premier Pro, there are several options. You can either drag one clip over another clip to split it, or you can use the Razor Tool. It can be a tricky process, though.

First, you’ll need to create a new project. To do so, open Premiere and select File > New Project. Then, you’ll be asked to select the project type and format. Choose Premiere Pro.

Next, you’ll need to import the files. Go to the Media Browser and click the Ingest checkbox. This will open the Media Encoder. A pop-up window will display your files. Click OK.

When you’re finished, you’ll need to copy the imported clips into the Timeline. Once that’s done, you can add transitions between the clips and mark in and out points. Finally, you can export the sequence.

Adobe Premiere Pro allows you to export the sequence as a video file, an AAF or an Open Media Framework. You can also add effects, such as LUTs and transitions.

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