Trim Clip in Premiere

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Steps

  1. 1
    To trim a clip, we double-click the audio track first.
    This will expand it.
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  2. 2
    We press the "+" key to zoom in.
    We can see that there is some dead space before the talent start talking. There are a few ways of trimming the dead space.
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  3. 3
    One way of trimming the dead space is pressing the "V" key and clicking and dragging the start of the clip to the right.
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  4. 4
    We right click the empty audio area and select "Ripple Delete".
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  5. 5
    Alternatively, we can select the entire clip and move it to the left.
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  6. 6
    The other way of trimming the dead space is pressing the "C" key.
    The clip will be cut at the cursor position. Then, we can edit the clip.
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  7. 7
    We press the "V" and "delete" keys.
    We'll have to move the entire clip or use "Ripple Delete" again as in step 4.
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  8. 8
    Alternatively, we press "option" and "delete" keys to close the gap.
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  9. 9
    The quickest way of trimming the dead space is to use the playhead.
    We place the playhead where we want to trim the clip.
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  10. 10
    We press the "Q" key.
    The "Q" key will delete everything to the left of the playhead.
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  11. 11
    We press "fn" and the right arrow key.
    We will go to the end of the clip. We will see where the end of the audio is.
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  12. 12
    We move the playhead to the end of the audio.
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  13. 13
    We press the "W" key to delete everything to the right of the playhead.
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