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MKV Splitter - How to Split MKV Files to Small Clips

MKV is a popular container format that is widely used with HD content. So sometimes, video with MKV format can be very large. In order to make the uploading and emailing processes easier, many people are seeking for an awesome MKV Splitter to split a large MKV file to multiple short clips.

Though there is plenty of MKV splitting software, many of them work slowly and the output quality is not so satisfactory. However, Aimersoft Video Editor is different from them. It lets you split MKV files quickly and precisely without any quality loss. By simply dragging the playback indicator, you are free to cut the video at any spot you like and get rid of any unwanted segment. In addition to splitting MKV files, this handy tool will also give you great support in editing and touching up your video. You can use it to create stunning movies by applying special effects, adding text or picture watermarks, etc. After splitting, you can even convert MKV video into any popular format as you like.

Besides MKV, this application is fully compatible with almost all the video formats including MP4, FLV, AVI, VOB, 3GP, MOV, F4V, M4V, MPG, WMV and etc. Just download the program and have a try right now, it will never let you down.

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How to split MKV files easily

The guide below will show you how to split a video in Windows. If you are using a Mac, please get the Mac version. The interface and related guide for clipping MKV video on Mac is almost the same.

1Add the MKV files

The initial step is to launch the program. There are two screen ratio for you to choose: widescreen (16 : 9) and standard screen (4 : 3). Then you need to load your file by clicking "Import". You can also directly drag the target video from local computer to media library.

Load target files

2Cut MKV file into multiple clips

Next, you need to drag the MKV video from the media library to the timeline panel. After the video appearing in the video track, you can move the playback indicator to the spot where you want to separate the video and then click the "Scissors" button. Alternatively, you can also cut the file by right clicking on the thumbnail and selecting "Split". The program will automatically cut the video into two parts for you.

Cut mkv file

Note: In order to make the cutting more precisely, you can play the video in the preview window and then pause at the exact cutting spot.

3Export the video clips

After that, you can click "Create" to choose an appropriate way to export your video. This program provides users with four different options for output, you can

  • save the video to destination folder in local computer;
  • export it to portable device for watching anywhere;
  • publish it on YouTube from the application;
  • burn it to DVD for long-time preservation.

When everything is ready, you can click "Create" again to generate the new file.

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Lila Hayes
I don’t think I will ever use any other MKV splitter than Aimersoft Video Editor, which is so brilliant in cutting short a large MKV video file precisely, while maintaining its quality.
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