Basic Trimming and Rearranging

Premiere defaults to the Selection tool, which can do quite a bit. It’s our go-to for selecting clips, making basic trims, and moving clips around. It should already be selected, unless you’ve accidentally hit a keystroke. Note the selection of the Selection tool in the Toolbar, or activate it with the hotkey V.

Trimming a Clip

  • Hover your cursor over the end of 02PremiereLaunch so it automatically changes into a red arrow.
  • Let’s drag this to the left to shorten 02PremiereLaunch.

Note the UI that pops up as ...

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