How to cut event recordings

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When you record segments of your event, you can also trim them so you can add a specific section of the recording to your Replay tab. for attendees to view. On Hopin these edited recordings are called ‘Cuts’

To do this, you need to head over to your recordings in Event Dashboard > Recordings and find the recording that you would like to edit from the ‘Original Recordings’ tab. Click on the recording to open it up. Then select ‘Create a Cut’. This will allow you to create a new cut from the Original Recording. It will NOT change the Original Recording, which will be retained so that you can create multiple cuts from the same original.




Once opened you need to select ‘Add Cut’ to create a new cut from the original. Once you have done this, a timeline will appear below the video. You can change the start and end times of the Cut by either grabbing and stretching the ends of the timeline at the bottom of the screen, or by entering the precise timings into the cuts summary to the left of the screen.



Once you are happy with the Cut, you select the tick icon and this cut will be confirmed. Note that this does NOT yet mean it is saved/created - you need to also select Create Cuts in the top right hand corner of the screen.

If you want to start again, click the X icon and the cut will be deleted.

To add another Cut, you repeat the process. Select ‘+ Add Cut’ and then stretch the Cut to the right start and end time.



Once you have created all the Cuts that you want to create you select ‘Create Cuts’ in the top right hand corner. You will be presented with a confirmation screen where you need to select ‘Create’. Once you have done so, you will be returned to the ‘Cuts’ page where you will see the status of your Cuts (initially they should say ‘Processing’). Once this process has been completed, you will be able to publish the Cuts to Replay.





Can I make further edits to a Cut once I have created it?
No, once a Cut has been created it cannot be edited. You need to return to the Original Recording and create a new Cut.

Do I need to add captions to my Cuts?
No, captioning will automatically be added to all new Cuts that you create.


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