Use the Razor Tool to Split Clips in Premiere Pro CS6


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Splitting clips using the Razor tool

Now that we are comfortable with moving clips around and extending their edit points, there's is another great tool if I actually want to cut out a part of a clip or cut a clip in half, and that's the Razor tool. And this is the first time we have actually switched from our Selection tool, which has a keyboard shortcut of the letter V, to a different tool, and we are going to switch to the Razor tool, and its shortcut is the letter C, think of that as cutting, so C for cutting. I am going to select the Razor tool, and you'll notice now that that is highlighted, and now when I come across any of these clips, the icon has changed, and I actually see a little bar, and if I click where the Razor tool is hovering, it actually cuts that clip in half and makes it into two clips.

Now, why would I want to do that? Well, there is a lot of reasons. If you wanted to perhaps go from black and white to color, I may put a filter on the first clip and leave the second one in color and simpl...

Splitting clips using the Razor tool
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Splitting clips using the Razor tool provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Abba Shapiro as part of the Premiere Pro CS6 Essential Training

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Video
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Premiere Pro
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