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In Clipchamp, you can remove a video, image, audio clip, or part of a clip, from your timeline (so it doesn't appear in your finished video) or remove it from your video entirely by deleting it from Your media library. See below for instructions.

How to remove a clip from your timeline

To delete any media (including videos, audio clips, images, titles, or backgrounds) from the timeline, click on the media file, so it's highlighted green. Next, click on the delete button (trash can icon). You can also click on the delete key on your keyboard.

User clicking the delete button above the timeline

The asset you delete off your timeline will not be deleted from the your media tab. If you have made a mistake or want to re-add the asset back onto the timeline, simply drag and drop the media onto the timeline again from the your media tab. However, it will not repopulate any previous instances where the clip was used on the timeline.

How to remove part of a clip

If you only want to delete a section of the clip from your timeline, either:

  • Use the trim tool or

  • Use the split tool and then delete the unwanted part by selecting it and clicking delete.

How to delete assets from your media library

Step 1. Find the file in the media area in the top left of your project

To delete a video, image, or audio file from the Your media tab, click on the trash can icon on the asset you want to delete.

An image of a user clicking the trash can in the your media tab.

Before your media deletes, a warning will appear on your screen. Either click Yes, delete, or Cancel if you have made a mistake or changed your mind. The Yes, delete button will remove the asset from the editor entirely.

An image of a user previewing the delete pop up window.

Try it out

Head over to Clipchamp to try it out for yourself.

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