How do I split multiple video clips in iMovie?

How to Split Video Clips in iMovie Into Separate Scenes

  1. Drag the clip you want to split into the iMovie timeline and select it by clicking on it.
  2. Use your mouse to move the playhead to the first frame of a new scene and Click to position it.
  3. Click Modify in the main menu bar, then click Split Clip.

How many split screens can you have in iMovie?

More videos on YouTube Limited Split-screen Layouts: There are only 2 split-screen modes (Left-Right, Top-Bottom) to display your video footage; Limited Video Tracks: You can only add 2 video tracks, which means you can only display 2 videos side by side in iMovie at most.

How do you do a triple split screen on iMovie?

Select a clip and drag it into the iMovie timeline. Resize the video clip display on the right Preview window. Later, import the other 3 split screen clips into iMovie for further editing. That’s how you use iMovie to split screen into 4 and even more.

How do I split a video on Mac?

In the QuickTime Player app on your Mac, open the movie you want to split into clips, then choose View > Show Clips. Move the playhead (the red vertical line) to the place where you want to split the clip (or use the Touch Bar), then choose Edit > Split Clip. Your movie splits into two clips.

How do you save split clips separately in iMovie?


  1. Click File > Import > Movies.
  2. The file will load in the Event Window on the bottom screen of iMovie.
  3. In the Event Window, select the portion of the video you want to isolate as your first video clip and move it to the Project Window.
  4. Click Share > Export.
  5. Select the quality of the video and Export.

Does iMovie have multiple video tracks?

Answer: A: Two video tracks is the max for video in iMovie. As for audio tracks, the number might be unlimited. I have stacked as many as 10.

Can you put 3 videos next to each other in iMovie?

Launch the iMovie app, and start a new project. In the Timeline, choose and add the first video clip, then click the “plus” button on the left to add another video clip. Tap on the three-dot More icon and then select the Split Screen option from the drop-down list. Now, you should see the videos playing side by side.

Why can’t I split a clip in iMovie iPhone?

If you are unable to split a clip in your iMovie project, then you might not have selected the proper clip in the project itself. In order to split a clip please follow the directions below. In the timeline, select the clip you want to split. Position the playhead where you want to split the clip.