Not many editors seem to know about top and tail editing. Boiled down, a top edit cuts out everything to the left of the play head*, and a tail edit cuts everything on the right (*up to the next edit point) and everything will shuffle down. This is often MUCH faster than using In and
In this video we look at how to use Top and Tail to edit in Media Composer across multiple tracks/clips (audio and video) in our sequence. Top and Tail Editing will have you speeding through your edits like never before! Try it out and I’m sure it will become an integral part of your editing
Check out this tip to quickly trim footage in the Timeline using Top & Tail – Media Composer.