How to Trim a Recording

Trimming a recording means cutting unwanted footage from the beginning and end.  

If you just finished recording and clicked "DONE", your recording will already be open in a preview window.

Or you can open and trim a recording from the CaptureSpace Lite Library.

Click the LIBRARY tab in the CaptureSpace Lite Desktop Recorder tool panel

Click on a recording to select it

Click PREVIEW in the Upload Options window

The recording opens in a preview window and starts playing

Click PLAY or PAUSE to preview the recording

While the clip is playing, click anywhere in the timeline to jump to that spot.

The timeline cursor shows where you are in the recording

Click the TRIM button in the left-hand tool panel

The timeline darkens and blue "handles" appear

Move each handle to the precise spot where you want the recording to start and stop

Click APPLY to trim the recording

NOTE: These changes are temporary until you click DONE

To discard the edits without saving, click CANCEL

To save the edits, click DONE

Indicate how you want to save the changes

Rename the recording if needed, and click SAVE