Editing a video can take hours, and the first stage is often the most tedious. You examine each second of your footage and repeatedly click and split to cut out the silences and end up with a set of refined clips. But what if technology could do this for you? Kapwing's Smart Cut tool automates your video editing process by detecting and removing silences from your video in a matter of seconds. You'll be saving hours of editing time and completing your rough cut faster than ever for talking head videos, recorded presentations, tutorials, vlogs, and more. Editing has never been so seamless.
Whether you’re creating long-form content for YouTube, Facebook, LinkedIn, or short-form content for TikTok, Instagram, Twitter, being able to quickly remove the silences in your video makes the creating process much easier.
Smart Cut by Kapwing is a brand new way to edit your videos online. The first of its kind in an online video editor, Smart Cut allows you to take any video and remove silences instantaneously in just two clicks. The edits happen in real time and the silence threshold can be adjusted to best fit your needs.
To get started, record or upload a video into the editor. Once your video has been uploaded, you can use Kapwing’s Smart Cut tool to identify all of the silences within your video and remove them. With Smart Cut, you can adjust the sensitivity by multiple levels of granularity to make sure you’re cutting out the different silences within your video - the white noise, silences between dialogue, and background sounds, without cutting out your voice.
After you remove the silences with Smart Cut, you can further edit your video by trimming the sections of your video to remove any mistakes or irrelevant content to make sure your video is engaging and smooth for your viewers. Once you’re finished editing, you can click the export button to export your video and have it ready for whatever platform you’d like to upload to.
Our mission at Kapwing is to make content creation easy and accessible to anyone. Now with Smart Cut, creators no longer need to trim every piece of their video out. With Kapwing, videos can be shortened, adjusted, then exported in one place.
Manually editing silences out of your videos can be time consuming, but is definitely worth it. The easiest way is to have an editor that shows the audio waves visually so that you can cut out sections where the waves seem lower or non existent. If you do not have an editor that shows audio waves, you can still remove silences from your video by playing the video through and splitting sections of silence out as you watch.
The fastest way would be to use Kapwing, which would allow you to take all of the silences out of your project with 2 clicks, with the ability to control the sensitivity.
Kapwing is free to use for teams of any size. We also offer paid plans with additional features, storage, and support.