If you're a fan of TikTok, you know that one of the best parts of the app are the creative sound effects and editing you can apply to your videos on TikTok. However, sometimes you may want to trim or edit the sound on your videos to make them more polished or to fit a particular video theme.
As TikTok short videos last between 15 seconds to 3 minutes, naturally, you can’t fit an entire song in the video. Also, your TikTok choreography might work with only one part of the song, so you need to trim the audio accordingly.
Luckily, TikTok makes it easy to do just that. In this article, we'll show you how to trim a TikTok sound so you can get the perfect audio for your videos.
There are two ways you can trim a sound or music on TikTok: before starting to record a video or after recording a video.
Bonus read: Explore how to crop a TikTok video using third-party tools.
You can also trim a sound on TikTok by editing the music clip after recording a video.
If you’ve already posted the video on TikTok and unfortunately, you can’t edit or trim the sound of the video. If you are not satisfied with the sound, the only way to change it is to delete the video and redo it.
Make sure you do all the video edits before it’s live on TikTok, including changing the music, captions, editing the video, etc. You can preview the video as many times as you want and be 100% satisfied before posting it because deleting the video also impacts its virality.
You can also use a third-party video app if you want to use more professional video and sound editing tools.
InShot is available both on iPhone and Android and it offers advanced options for editing your TikTok video, including selecting and trimming sounds to correspond to your video.
TikTok truly stands out among the social media channels with its video editing features. However, it’s also valuable to know how to edit your videos and how to trim sound on TikTok to make your TikToks stand out.
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