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Ways To Split Large Video File

Manisha Rawat Manisha Rawat Published On - 04 Feb 2020

Large and bulky videos are difficult to transfer or send as attachments. If you want to send such large-sized videos via mail, then you must split it first before sending it. Even if you are not sending it via mail, splitting bulky videos is a wise choice to handle it better. If you are planning to split a video but don’t know how this blog will guide you through a step by step method to do so.

Split Video File With VLC Media Player Smoothly

The VLC media player is not only a multimedia player but a powerful utility to perform actions further than that. The VLC media player can perform numerous tasks, one of which is splitting videos. Let’s start splitting videos with VLC media player.

  1. Run VLC Media Player and add the video file you want to split, by clicking on the Media tab and then selecting the Open File option.
  2. Run VLC Media Player and add the video file

  3. Now, decide from where you want to start splitting the video and forward the video to that point. If you want to do it from the start, keep it from the start.
  4. After deciding the point to split from, click on the View option on the top and select Advanced Controls option from the menu.
  5. Click on View and select Advanced Controls

  6. Once you click on the Advanced Controls option, you will see that a few video control options are added.
  7. Now click on the Tools option and select Preferences from the tool’s menu.
  8. click on the Tools option

  9. You will get a new separate Window of Simple Preferences; there select Input/Codecs category from the listed categories. Now scroll down and look for Record directory or filename in Files section; now provide a destination to the recordings you are going to split by clicking on the Browse button. Once done, click on the Save button to finish.
  10. Select Input/Codecs

  11. Once you click the save button, you will be back on the screen where the video is playing. Now you need to click on the recording icon to start the recording. Record until you want to record and click on the recording icon again to stop the recording process. (This process can be repeated as required.)
  12. Now you can find all the recorded videos at the location where you saved it.
  13. find all the recorded videos

Here as you can see, we have split the video with VLC media player very smoothly and faced no trouble in between. It was a smooth process and didn’t need any type of technological skills. After working with VLC, I have found out a few advantages of using it; let’s put some light on it:

  • Easily available and accessible.
  • Free of cost.
  • Easy and friendly interface.
  • No harm to the video quality, it is as fine as the original one.
  • It can also split audio by following similar steps.

What If The Video Gets Corrupt?

Well, it may also happen that the video gets corrupt meanwhile due to whatsoever reason or you got an already corrupt video for the process. Well. In that case, I would suggest using an automated tool to fix any type of corruption in the video. Automated tools are third-party solutions for the corrupt, damaged and broken videos and can help you to fix them in a few easy steps.

Here I am going to talk about Kernel Video Repair Tool, which is a renowned Video Repair tool that can fix any sort of corruption in the video of any size. Let’s know the tool closely:

  • Fixes video corruption (even severe corruption)
  • Can process single or multiple video files in a single cycle.
  • Can recover video files of any size.
  • Simple GUI.
  • Compatible with all versions of Windows.
  • Can process a wide range of video file formats.
  • Comes with a free trial Version
  • Kernel Video Repair Tool

    Tool in the process of repairing a video file.

Conclusion:

In this blog, we have discussed how one can split a bulky video in a few easy steps with VLC media player. We have shown all the steps involved in the process and have described in detail how to obtain the desired results. We have also discussed what to do in the case of corruption and have suggested the best way to face it. Don’t let your beautiful memories or favorite videos die, install Kernel Video Repair to have them forever.