Instant Shorts: Video Trim Made Effortless

Craft strikingly engaging short videos for TikTok, Instagram Reels, and YouTube Shorts effortlessly with our AI-powered Video Shortener. Extracting key moments from longer videos, it ensures your content shines in under 60 seconds.


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The Complete Guide to Video Shortening
  • Step 1. Upload or create a video.
    Step 1. Upload or create a video.

    Click “+ New Video” and select one of the options to start: you can upload a video file, create a new video from templates and stock assets, or start with a blank canvas. If you choose to upload a video, wait until it has finished uploading, then click on the thumbnail and select “Edit”.

  • Step 2. Add captions and subtitles.
    Step 2. Add captions and subtitles.

    Once you are in the Editor, go to the Captions step on the left menu to access the subtitle editor. Click “Auto Captions” and select the video or audio file and language to generate subtitles automatically. You can also upload your custom subtitles file in an .srt or .vtt file format.

  • Step 3. Edit and customize the captions.
    Step 3. Edit and customize the captions.

    Customize the look and feel of your captions by changing their color, font and animation. Edit the transcribed text and adjust their timing if needed. Click the Play button to preview all changes in real time.

  • Step 4. Download and share.
    Step 4. Download and share.

    Proceed to the Publish step and render your video. After the rendering is done, you can share your video as a landing page, publish it directly to social media, embed it into sites and emails, or download it to your computer.

Benefits of shortening long videos
  • Effortless Condensing

    Effortless Condensing

    Transform lengthy videos into concise, impactful shorts without the hassle of manual editing, saving you valuable time and effort.
  • Optimized for Platforms

    Optimized for Platforms

    Ensure your content thrives on TikTok, Instagram Reels, and YouTube Shorts by effortlessly creating videos tailored to their shorter format requirements.
  • AI-Powered Precision

    AI-Powered Precision

    Our advanced AI technology intelligently extracts the most captivating segments from your videos, preserving the essence of your message.
  • Professional Results

    Professional Results

    Craft professionally edited short videos with ease, even if you're not an experienced video editor, and impress your audience with polished visuals.
  • Streamlined Sharing

    Streamlined Sharing

    Share your stories effectively on various platforms by quickly generating engaging short videos that captivate and resonate with your viewers.
Frequently Asked Questions
What languages are supported by the Wave.video online subtitle tool?
At the moment, the following languages are supported for auto-generated captions: English (US, Australian, British, Indian, Irish, Scottish, Welsh), Spanish (and US Spanish), Portuguese (and Brazilian Portuguese), French (and Canadian French), Dutch, German (and Swiss German), Chinese Mandarin — Mainland, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Russian, Turkish.
How am I going to be charged for video subtitling?

Free plan users can create subtitles by uploading their own subtitle text file in .srt and .vtt formats.

Auto generated subtitles and captions are included only in the Business subscription. Business users can create up to 200 minutes of captioned videos per month. They can also buy extra minutes of auto captioning for 5¢ per minutes. Open your account settings to see your current plan.

How can I share and download the captioned video?
With the Free version, you can share the video content you create via direct links to video landing pages, or publish them directly to social media platforms. Creator and Business plan users can create and download as many videos as they want without limits.
Can I download captions as a file?
Yes, you can download the subtitles in the .srt file format. To do so, go to the Settings tab in the inspector, and click “Download .Srt file”.
How can I customize the subtitles?
Choose form one of the ready-made captions styles or create your own. You can edit the subtitles text, change the font style, size and color, and select one of the subtitles animation styles, including the trendy karaoke style animation.
Can I burn subtitles into my videos?
TL;DR Yes, you can. Burnt-in subtitles or closed subtitles as they are also called are an integral part of your video that can’t be turned off and on. You can burn captions into your video with Wave.video by choosing this option in the Settings tab.
What subtitle files are supported?

You can upload subtitles in .vtt and .srt file formats. Make sure that your subtitles have time codes. This ensures that they sync accurately with the audio.

Learn more about how to create a custom SRT subtitle file for your video on our blog.

What is the difference between closed captions and open captions?
Closed captions are more versatile as they can be turned on and off depending on the viewers' needs and preferences. Open captions, also referred to as burnt-in captions, are added to the video permanently and can’t be turned on and off. It’s best to use closed captions if the video platform or visual display you want to share the video to support this functionality.