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YouTube Video Splicing


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Don’t you hate when you want to share a YouTube video, but the beginning or ending drones on and on OR is inappropriate OR just poorly done and not good enough for your blog? Or perhaps you just want a specific scene for use. Now, all you have to do is enter the timestamp of the beginning and ending time of the YouTube URL and Splicd creates a new URL with just your specified time (you know, the portion that makes you happy)!

Before & After:

Here is the original YouTube video but THIS is the part I want you to see without having to watch the weird build up to the punchline. The problem I discovered with Splicd is that it does not have an embed option, so it’s got a ways to go. I can see how this will be helpful for putting together neighborhood or office staff montages, coverage of local events and more- what can you see Splicd as used in real estate?

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Lani is the COO and News Director at The American Genius, has co-authored a book, co-founded BASHH, Austin Digital Jobs, Remote Digital Jobs, and is a seasoned business writer and editorialist with a penchant for the irreverent.

8 Comments

8 Comments

  1. Cyndee Haydon

    October 1, 2008 at 3:35 pm

    Lani – thanks for digging up all these great tech tools 🙂 was just creating working on Youtube videos – perfect timing!

  2. Chris Shouse

    October 1, 2008 at 3:41 pm

    Very interesting Lani you rock:)

  3. Missy Caulk

    October 1, 2008 at 5:30 pm

    I wish I had this yesterday, do you know of a good tool for removing background noise. MLBroadcast suggested audacity, but it is too hard. Others said get a Mac.

  4. Jack Leblond

    October 2, 2008 at 7:24 am

    I love tech tools that make my life easier. Here comes the “but”…But, as a guy who has made videos, I would remind you that when you alter someone else’s work for your own gain – some may call it less than legal, certainly not quite ethical. Do most You-Tubers care if you do this, probably not – but what if it was one of your home or neighborhood tours that was being borrowed – and the part they removed was your agency info.

    OK, scolding is over – have fun with this…it really is cool.

    Missy – Audacity is a great tool, spend some time to figure it out. When you do – start pod-casting.

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