Editing a Movie's First and Last Scenes

You can edit out the first and last scenes of a movie in approx. 1-sec. increments.

  1. In single-image display, press SET.

  2. On the movie playback panel, select [Edit].

  3. Specify the part to be edited out.

    • Select either [Cut beginning] (Cut beginning) or [Cut end] (Cut end).
    • Press Multi-controller left or right to go back or forward one frame. Keep pressing the multi-controller to fast rewind or fast forward frames. Each turn of the Quick control dial 1 dial goes back or forward one frame.
    • After deciding which part to edit out, press SET. The portion indicated by a line at the bottom of the screen will remain.
  4. Check the edited movie.

    • Select [Playback] to play back the edited movie.
    • To change the edited part, go back to step 3.
    • To cancel the editing, press the MENU button.
  5. Save.

    • Select [Save and exit] (1).
    • The save screen will appear.
    • To save it as a new file, select [New file], or to save it and overwrite the original movie file, select [Overwrite].
      Select [Save compressed] (2) to save a compressed version of the file. 4K movies are converted to Full HD movies before compression.
    • On the confirmation screen, select [OK] to save the edited movie and return to the movie playback screen.


  • Because editing is performed in approx. 1 sec. increments (at the position indicated by [Specified position] at the bottom of the screen), the actual position where movies are trimmed may differ from your specified position.
  • Movies shot with another camera cannot be edited with this camera.
  • You cannot edit a movie when the camera is connected to a computer.
  • Compress and save is not available ([Save compressed] is not displayed) for movies recorded with [HDR shooting HDR PQ] set to [Enable] or Canon Log set, or for movies recorded in sizes of Full HD29.97fpsIPB (Light) (NTSC) or Full HD25.00fpsIPB (Light) (PAL).