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How to Edit MKV Files on Win/Mac

When you get a file from internet, BitTorrent or others, high possibility that you will get a MKV contained file. MKV is a multimedia container format that can hold a bunch of video, audio, subtitles into one file. If you plan to edit MKV files, you may find that many video editor programs are not compatible with this format. What to do? Actually, the ideal solution is turn to a powerful MKV Editor.

Aimersoft Video Editor is such full-featured editor that you shouldn't miss out. With its help, it’s very easy to edit MKV video to your desired effect. Therefore you can directly load your MKV files as many as possible to the program for further editing. Split, merge, trim, crop, adjust video effect, or add transitions are only part of its features. There are also many other professional-grade functions available. The editing process is so straightforward that your video will turn to a remarkable movie in minutes. If you like, you can also convert the MKV file to almost any other format like AVI, MP4, FLV,MOV and etc. so that the video can be well played on different devices.

Download and install Video Editor:

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How to edit MKV video (Take Mac version as an example)

Before following the tutorial, please make sure you have successfully downloaded and installed the right version on your computer. Windows users please install MKV video editor for Windows.

1Load target files

The first thing you need to do is to launch the program and click “Import+” to load your target MKV videos. The imported video will be listed in the right side as thumbnail.

load MKV files

2Edit MKV file with rich features

Drag the video that you want to edit from the resource library to the timeline panel. Aimersoft Video Editor provides two professional editing panels to fully meet your different editing requirement.

Timeline Panel

If you want to merge, split, copy, paste, add transitions or personalize background music to your video, the timeline panel undoubtedly is the best for precise editing.

Timeline Panel

Editing Box

But if you would like to add the movie effects, rotate the image or video some unwanted segments of the video, you should choose the editing box as your editing helper. By double clicking on the thumbnail in the video track, you can easily access to this window.

Editing Box

3Save and share the edited file

This program offers many export options for you to save your edited MKV files. For example, you can save your file to target directory on your local computer. If you like, you can also save the video in almost any other formats. Or export to the portable devices like iPhone, iPad, PSP, etc for more convenient enjoyment. Moreover, this program also allows you to publish your video on YouTube so that it can be immediately shared with family and friends.

Export and save MKV file

Below is a video tutorial on how to edit MKV files:

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Note: If you want, you can learn how to burn the edited video to DVD with video to DVD burner Mac. It's definitely up to you.

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The editing of MKV video file has now become so easy by using this Aimersoft Video Editor; as never could I manage to edit a MKV file by myself!!
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