Have many too large MPEG video files that you want to cut these video files into small files, or shrink your big MPEG video and trim black content in the begin and end of video or chop and convert one video clip from a large MPEG video file? The good news is that there are limitless number of free MPEG cutters in the market for your choice, but you may have no ideal how to make a good choice among so much options, this article will take an in-depth look at the best 4 free MPEG cutter and their main features as well as pros and cons and also introduces a one video editor to fix all your MPEG editing issues.
#1. Pavtube Free Video DVD Converter Ultimate
Pavtube Free Video DVD Converter Ultimate is a 100% free and clean MPEG Cutter tool that’s available on both Windows 10/8.1/8/7. This free application has full support all MPEG files encoding with various different compression codec such as MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-3 and MPEG-4. The program supports batch cutting mode, you can that you load multiple MPEG files into the program for cutting at one time. The whole MPEG cutting process is pretty easy, just import or drag and drop the MPEG files into the program, then freely set the start point and end point by dragging the slider control bars or clicking the left/right square bracket or inputting the specific values.
Pavtube Free Video DVD Converter Ultimate allows you to save cut files to various popular SD and HD file formats including AVI, WMV, MKV, MOV, FLV, WebM, ASF, 3GP, MPEG-1, MPEG-2 and MPEG-2 HD, MPEG-TS HD, MKV HD, WMV HD, Divx HD, AVI HD. You can also choose to directly output the same MPEG file format as original file format while keep all the other profile settings unchanged.
Tips: The biggest limitation of this program is that it is only available on Windows platform. In addition, it won’t give you the choice to save MPEG files to the more popular MP4 file format such as MPEG-4 MP4, H.264 MP4, H.265 MP4, etc.
#2: Free Video Cutter Joiner
By the use of Free Video Cutter Joiner, you can cut and save long video files. You can also delete undesired portions like commercial advertisements, trailers etc from the long video files that you cut and save. This software supports formats like MP4, MPEG, 3GP, AVI, WMV, FLV etc. By the use of this software you can also join several video files into the supported format.
– Two cutting modes for you, covering all your needs if you want to save time or configure your own format and resolution.
- Set video quality, frame rate, audio quality as you wish.
- Have no preview function.
#3. Weeny Free Video Cutter
Weeny Free Video Cutter is a free video cutting software to cut video file into small pieces. Weeny Free Video Cutter can cut video files from 3gp, asf, avi, flv, mp4, mpg, rm, rmvb, vob, wmv and more to 3gp, avi, flv, mp4, mpg or wmv files. With this wonderful program, you can cut loaded videos to output the needed parts without trailer or advertisements.
– Support multiple video formats.
- Customize audio and video formats as you wish.
- The slider in the timeline is difficult to slide, you can’t use it to set the time accurately.
#4. iTech Video Cutter
iTech Video Cutter is a lightweight and powerful video cutter software to help you cut your favorite audio or video segments from one file. It supports almost all popular audio and video formats such as VOB, AVI, MPEG, WMV, MOV, ASF, DAT (the video format used in VCD), MP3, WMA, and WAV. As unique video cutter software, it supports previewing the original file, setting the start-point and end-point accurately, the function to specify the ‘After Done’ action.
– Lightweight and powerful video cutter software.
- Support many video file formats.
- Lack in functionality and crashes often
If you are looking for a one video editor tool to not only assist you to cut MPEG files but also assist you to complete other simple MPEG editing task, you can’t miss Pavtube Video Converter. As a cross-platform application that’s available on both Windows and Mac (get Mac version), the program not only assists you to cut or trim MPEG file length, but also allows you to merge separate MPEG files into one single file, flip or rotate MPEG file orientation, crop MPEG files to remove unwanted black bars or size area, split large MPEG files into smaller parts by file size, count or length, deinterlace interlaced video into progressive form, add video/image/transparent text watermark to MPEG video, apply special rendering effects, change output video picture effect, insert external SRT/ASS/SSA subtitle to MPEG video, etc.
Different from Pavtube Free Video DVD Converter Ultimate reviewed above, you can get great benefit by using this program to convert cut MPEG file to MP4 files encoded with various different compression codec such as MPEG-4, H.264, H.265, etc.
Step by Step to Cut MPEG Files with Pavtube Video Converter
Step 1: Load MPEG files into the program.
Download the free trial version of the program. Launch it on your computer. Click “File” menu and select “Add Video/Audio” or click the “Add Video” button on the top tool bar to import source MPEG video files into the program.
Tips: The program supports batch conversion mode, so that you can import multiple MPEG files at one time for cutting.
Step 2: Define the output format.
Clicking the Format bar, from its drop-down list, select one of your desired file format to output. You can also choose to out the same format as original file format while keep other profile parameters unchanged.
Step 3: Trim/Cut MPEG files.
In the video editor window, choose the “Trim” tab and this tab is selected by default when the editing window appears. You can use the trim function to cut off unwanted parts from start and end. You can either drag pointers on the process bar or set exact time point in Start and End boxes to set.
The “Trim” feature allows users to decide where to start and where to end when converting the selected clip, so that unwanted segments will be cut out after conversion. To trim a video, switch to “Trim” tab in “Video Editor” window and follow any of the methods below:
1. Drag the control sliders to include the segment you want to remain.
2. Click the left square bracket to set start point, and click the right square bracket to set end point when previewing the video.
3. Input specific values to “Start” and “End” box.
Step 4: Begin the conversion process.
After all setting is completed, hit the “Convert” button at the right bottom of the main interface to begin the MPEG video cutting process.
When the conversion is finished, click “Open Output Folder” icon on the main interface to open the folder with generated files. Then you can get a small MPEG video file with the specific part or portions that you like.