As a creator, you will keep having new ideas all the time in your mind, which might bring variation in your content. Sometimes, viewership is also a factor that brings many changes in the way you produce your content because the audience preferences matter. A lot!

Suppose your current content and plans for the future one are changing. In that case, you might also want to edit your previous videos a bit, too, to sync them with the other content. Your audience expects high-quality content from your channel, so your videos must be in accordance with the latest trend. How to edit a video on YouTube that’s already uploaded? Let’s see if there is a way.

How to Edit a Video on YouTube Studio?

YouTube Studio allows creators to make some simple changes to their already uploaded videos, like trimming the start or end parts or blurring some portions too. You can make permanent changes to your videos using the editor, so preview your video before you save it. Keep reading to know the basic editing techniques in detail.

Open Your Editor:

  • Sign in to your YouTube channel and navigate to your profile ‘Settings’. From there, open the studio or editor for videos.
  • It can also be labeled as a video manager. Go to your content
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  • By clicking ‘Videos’, you will come across all the videos you have uploaded to your channel.
  • Select the video you want to edit and then click the ‘Edit’ option mentioned beside it.
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Start Editing:

  • As you click the ‘Edit’, the video will open in the editor, where you can choose the actions you want to perform on your video. For example, you can trim your video from the start or the end. You can also cut from the middle section if you want.
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How to Trim the Video?

  • Trimming the video is really easy, even for the beginners. Just select the ‘Trim’ option at the bottom and drag the cursors to adjust them where you want to make changes. The area of the video outside the cursors will be trimmed.
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  • You can also split the clips to edit them separately.
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  • Be sure to preview your edit to make sure there are no glitches or any miss-matched content.

How to Blur the Video?

  • To use the blur feature, choose the ‘Add Blur’ option in the editor.
  • Choose from ‘Blur Faces’ or ‘Custom Blur’, for the type of blurring you want in your video.
  • Blur Faces will automatically find faces in the video and blur them. Whereas, if you use Custom Blur, you will have to select the part where you want the blur with a cursor.

After you are done editing your video, preview it to see how the changes you made will affect the video. Then, click the ‘Save’ button at the bottom to save the changes you made.

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The video will take some time to save, and then it will be ready to view by your subscribers again. By using YouTube Editor, you can keep your new, as well as the old content up-to-date so your subscribers won’t ever get bored of you.

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YouTube offers some basic changes to your videos while editing. However, if you want to edit a video on YouTube Studio, it will be really basic. Thus, you will have to use some other specialized video editors with advanced features for any advanced editing.

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