Editing Video Content on Mobile

Learn how to edit videos on mobile devices with Slate app. Add clips, edit duration, resize, reposition, and trim clips easily.

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Adding clips in the video editor

  1. Select the “Media” button after opening the Slate app
  2. Select the Video icon in the bottom right corner
  3. Add in as many clips as you would like
  4. Tap and hold to reorder your clips before pressing “Next” to start editing

 

 

Editing Duration

  1. Once in duration settings, set the slider bars to the desire time for each asset
  2. While in the duration settings you can adjust any other asset contained within the content by tapping on it
  3. Select “Apply” to save changes

Selecting Video Export Dimensions

  1. Pull your desired clips into the video editor
  2. Toggle between the four rectangle and square icons underneath your displayed content to select your export dimensions

Note: This will not change you canvas size. You can, for example, create a 1:1 video then drop it into a 9:16 canvas in Slate.

Resizing clips

  1. Pull your desired clips into the video editor
  2. Select the video export dimensions
  3. Tap the clip you want to resize
  4. Use two fingers to zoom your clip in or out within the frame
  5. Select “Apply” to save your changes

Repositioning clips

  1. Pull your desired clips into the video editor
  2. Select the video export dimensions
  3. Tap the clip you want to reposition
  4. Drag the clip around within the frame to reposition
  5. Select “Apply” to save your changes

Trimming clips Trimming

  1. Pull your desired clips into the video editor
  2. Select the video export dimensions
  3. Tap the clip you want to trim
  4. Use the slider bars at the beginning and end of the clip to trim
  5. Select “Apply” to save your changes