How to Clip a YouTube Video on PC and Mobile in 2022

How to clip a YouTube video? It is easy to clip and share YouTube clips using the new clipping feature on WorkinTool. But this feature doesn’t allow users to download YouTube video clips. What if viewers need to use a part of a YouTube video clip for creation or presentation? How to download and clip a YouTube video on PC and mobiles? You are at the right place! This article explains how to clip a part of a YouTube video on Windows PC, Android, and iPhone. You can also find answers for some requently-asked questions. Read on to know more!

Last updated on Aug 29, 2022 by Eleanor Written by Eleanor
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How to Clip a YouTube Video on PC and Mobile in 2022

How to Clip a YouTube Video on PC and Mobile in 2022

Long videos with tedious beginnings will shun part of your audience. If you insert some unnecessary voiceover into a video, you may also lose your viewers. And when you need to use a clip of other YouTubers’ videos, you must ask the content creators’ permission first. Then you can download and trim them. For whatever reasons, whether to use for the creation or share with others, sometimes, you need to clip YouTube videos. But how to do it? As we know, you cannot directly download and cut parts of YouTube videos if you are not the video owner or buy YouTube Premium Plan. No worries! This article will share how to clip a YouTube video that is not yours on Windows PC, Android, and iPhone.

YouTube adds a new clipping feature in the bar beneath the video you watch. It enables video creators and viewers to create a clip from a YouTube video and share it on WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, and other social media platforms through an URL. But it remains undownloadble. To achieve that, we need to use YouTube video downloaders or screen recorders to save a YouTube video. (Refer to how to download YouTube videos and how to record YouTube videos for detailed information.) There are many YouTube downloaders online. You can search and pick one as desired. After downloading, it is time to put YouTube video clippers into use. This article explains four methods to take a clip from a YouTube video, including two video trimmers on Windows, one on Android, and one on iPhone. Read on to learn more!

How to Clip a YouTube Video on Windows PC

YouTube clip makers on Windows PC are easy to get. There are two practical tools I would like to recommend. One is WorkinTool Watermark Eraser, which supports you to cut videos with a watermark removal tool. The other is Microsoft PowerPoint, where you can cut part of YouTube videos in seconds.

How to Cut a YouTube video via WorkinTool Watermark Eraser

WorkinTool Watermark Eraser is an all-in-one video clipper as well. You can free download this tool to Windows PC and use its free functions without registration. It equips a clean interface with no ads and clearly labels each feature. Therefore, everyone will find this YouTube clip maker easy to use. The fast running speed makes it easy to get a video clip in no time. In addition, it is not only a YouTube clipper make but also a watermark remover, as the name shows, and a watermark maker as well. Other than that, it also enables users to crop videos and edit images, making video trimming more advanced. Here is how to clip a YouTube video with WorkinTool Watermark Eraser.

  • First Step: Download WorkinTool Watermark Eraser and click on Trim Video. (Supported file types: MP4, MKV, and MOV)

workintool watermark eraser trim video

  • Second Step: Upload a YouTube video, then drag the two sides of the yellow box to adjust the active time of the current cut. (You can manually enter the time span as well.)

clip a youtube video workintool

  • Third Step: Press Preview to see the outcome and click Trim Now to save the video as a new clip after checking.

save the video clip workintool

How to Trim a YouTube Video in PowerPoint

MS PowerPoint is a frequently-used program for presentation. But few people know it is surprisingly useful to cut a part of a video. PowerPoint allows you to get a clip from a YouTube video without downloading a third-party video trimmer. It is not difficult. You can download a YouTube to your PC to clip it or use the YouTube clipping feature to insert a video with an embed code in PowerPoint. Follow the steps below, and you will know how.

  • First Step: Open PowerPoint, create a blank presentation and click on Insert to import a YouTube video.

insert a video in powerpoint

  • Second Step: Right-click the video to find the Trim icon.

clip a youtube video in powerpoint

  • Third Step: In the pop-up windows, drag both sliders to pinpoint the specific start and end time.

save the trimmed video clip in powerpoint

  • Final Step: Right-click the video clip, then locate Save Media as…Ā to save the YouTube video clip.


It is not feasible to download a YouTube video clip embedded in PowerPoint via an outside link. The link item can’t be saved because it is stored outside the presentation. Only embedded items can be saved.

How to Make a Clip of a YouTube Video on Mobile

Mobile phones can save YouTube videos by screen recording. After screen recording, it is easy to cut and share a YouTube video clip.

How to Clip a Video from YouTube on Android

Find the screen recording feature on your device to record a YouTube video. After that, open the default photo album app, then you can create a video clip easily. Due to the operating system differences, some Android phones do not have the clipping feature. In this situation, you can download Video Eraser from Google Store. This app equips both paid and free features. You can use it as a video trimmer, video compressor, watermark remover, watermark maker, and more. Here is how to clip a YouTube video on Video Eraser.

clip a video on android video eraser

  • First Step: Open Video Eraser and find Trim Video to import a YouTube video.
  • Second Step: Slide both ends of the timeline to trim the video and tap Done to save the change.
  • Third Step: Save the video clip to your album or share it directly with your friends.

How to Cut a YouTube Video on iPhone

iPhone built-in features in Photos allow users to trim YouTube a video directly. You just need to record a YouTube video, which will automatically be saved to Photos. In addition, when you finish trimming, you can cover the original video or save the clip as a new video. The clipping method can’t be simpler. Follow the steps below, and you will understand how to clip a YouTube video on iPhone.

trim a video on iphone

  • First Step: Open Photos, locate the YouTube video, and click Edit in the upper right corner.
  • Second Step: Slide both ends of the timeline to trim the video and tap done to save the change.
  • Third Step: Save the video clip to your album or share it directly with your friends.


Is it possible to trim a YouTube video on YouTube?

Of course! You can trim your YouTube videos on YouTube Studio if you are the content creator. If not, you need to follow the steps above to download and trim it offline.

How to clip a YouTube video and share it online?

  • Sign in to your YouTube account and open a video.
  • Find the Clips icon below the video you are watching.
  • Click on it and select a section from the video you want to clip.
  • Name the video clip and hit Share Clip.
  • Select a way to share the clip.


Here is the end of this tutorial. I believe you know how to clip a YouTube video on Windows PC and mobiles now. Is this post intuitive? If so, find a way to create your YouTube video clips!

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