EDIUS Transition Trimming

 

The new way of trimming transitions takes a bit of getting used to, but once you know, it is pretty easy.

 

You will need to make use of the mouse, and the following keys:

 

Common transition trim keys

 

To lengthen or shorten video and audio transition by equal amounts on either side of the cut, use the following:

 

  1. Click anywhere on timeline so that no clips are selected
  2. Hold the Ctrl key and click one side of the video or audio transition, then the other side.
  3. Then let go of Ctrl key and drag the edge for lengthening or shortening or use the comma or full stop keys to lengthen or shorten one frame at a time. (Shift key plus the comma or full stop keys will do 10 frames at a time)

 

See the movie: Trimming Equal Amounts (270kb)

 

To lengthen or shorten and audio or video transition by any uneven amount, use the following technique:

 

  1. Click anywhere on timeline so that no clips are selected
  2. Hold your mouse over the edge of a transition and then push Alt key and click the transition edge.
  3. Let go of the Alt key and drag the transition edge to lengthen or shorten, or use the comma or full stop keys to lengthen or shorten one frame at a time. (Shift key plus the comma or full stop keys will do 10 frames at a time)

 

See the movie: Trimming Transitions Individually (330kb)

 

 

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