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Editing QuickTime Movies > Creating a New QuickTime Movie with Cut and Paste - Pg. 18

QuickTime Pro: Making It All Happen Remove Frames from a QuickTime Movie 18 1. 2. 3. 4. Open the movie that you want to edit and save a copy of it. Use the crop markers to select frames; this time, choose the frames that you want to delete rather than those you want to keep. Choose Edit, Cut (or press +X). The selected frames will be removed from the movie. Preview your movie and save it if it is what you want. TIP When you drag a crop marker, it becomes larger and has a transparent center so that you can more easily see you have selected it. When you release the mouse button, the crop marker remains selected and the current location marker "sticks" to it. When this happens, you can move the crop marker by pressing the left or right arrow key. This helps you make very fine selections, even down to individual frames (see Figure 1.7). Figure 1.7. When a crop marker is selected, you can move it using the left and right arrow keys on your keyboard. Creating a New QuickTime Movie with Cut and Paste You can create a new movie by pasting clips from other movies into it. Create a New QuickTime Movie with Cut and Paste 1. 2. Open QuickTime Player it if isn't already open. Choose File, New Player. You will see an empty QuickTime Player window. There isn't anything in the viewing area, so it is collapsed and all you see are the QuickTime Player controls (see Figure 1.8).