How to repeat a section of a video clip in a media player

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QuickTime Player, free for download, allows you to edit audio and/or video by copying and pasting sections of video into the order of your choosing; this includes repeating video clips. Although QuickTime's general file format is a MOV, you can import many other types of files for editing, including AVIs and FLVs.

Skill level:
Moderately Easy

Things you need

  • QuickTime Player

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  1. 1

    Download QuickTime Player. Agree to the terms of licensing and install. Open your video clip in QuickTime Player.

  2. 2

    Select your "in" and "out" points for your video clip (i.e., the section you want repeated). Do this by placing your cursor at your "in" mark and pressing "i" on your keyboard. Repeat for your "out" point by pressing "o." You can also set these marks by dragging the half-arrow cursors already on the time line to your points.

  3. 3

    Click on "Edit" in your QuickTime toolbar. Click "Copy." Now you have a sectioned clip you can paste.

  4. 4

    Set your cursor where you want your repeated clip to start. Click "Edit" and "Paste" the number of times you want the clip repeated. The cursor will automatically move along the time line as you paste, so you don't need to move it.

Tips and warnings

  • If on a Mac, click "Apple-C" to copy and "Apple-V" to paste.

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