How to cut a video based on start and end time using ffmpegTutorials
This is the fastest command to cut the video in ffmpeg.
ffmpeg -ss 00:01:00 -i input.mp4 -to 00:02:00 -c copy output.mp4
note: the above command trims your video in seconds.
explanation of command parts:
-i: This specifies the input file. In that case, it is (
-ss: Used with
-i, this seeks in the input file (
input.mp4) to position.
00:01:00: the time your trimmed video will start with.
-to: This specifies duration from start (
00:01:40) to end (
00:02:00: the time your trimmed video will end with.
-c copy: an option to trim via stream copy. (NB: Very fast)
The timing format is:
hh:mm:ss; it is
hours : minutes : seconds.