Editing a Movie's First and Last Scenes on the EOS R50

Article ID: ART182844 | Date published: 05/11/2023 | Date last updated: 05/25/2023


You can edit out the first and last scenes of a movie in approx. 1-sec. increments.



Editing a Movie's First and Last Scenes

You can edit out the first and last scenes of a movie in approx. 1-sec. increments.

  1. Pause movie playback.

    • The movie playback panel will appear.
  2. Press the AF point selection button, then select [Edit].

  3. Specify the part to be edited out.

    • Select either [Cut beginning] (cut beginning) or [Cut end] (cut end).
    • Press the Left keyRight key keys to go back or forward one frame. Each turn of the Dial dial goes back or forward one frame.
    • After deciding which part to edit out, press the Quick Control/Set button. The portion indicated by a line at the bottom of the screen will remain.
  4. Check the edited movie.

    • Select [Playback] to play back the edited movie.
    • To change the edited part, go back to step 3.
    • To cancel the editing, press the MENU button.
  5. Save.

    • Select [Save and exit] (1).
    • The save screen will appear.
    • To save it as a new file, select [New file], or to save it and overwrite the original movie file, select [Overwrite].
      Select [Save compressed] (2) to save a compressed version of the file. 4K movies are converted to Full HD movies before compression.
    • On the confirmation screen, select [OK] to save the edited movie and return to the movie playback screen.


  • Because editing is performed in approx. 1 sec. increments (at the position indicated by [Specified position] at the bottom of the screen), the actual position where movies are trimmed may differ from your specified position.
  • Movies shot with another camera cannot be edited with this camera.
  • You cannot edit a movie when the camera is connected to a computer.
  • Compress and save is not available for the following movies.

    • Movies recorded with [Shooting: HDR shooting HDR PQ] set to [Enable]
    • Movies recorded in Full HD29.97 fpsIPB (Light) (NTSC), Full HD25.00 fpsIPB (Light) (PAL), or Full HD23.98 fpsIPB (Light) (NTSC) sizes
  • Movies may not be compressed when the remaining battery capacity is low. Use of a fully charged battery or a household power outlet accessory (sold separately) is recommended.
  • For extensive movie editing, consider using an optional household power outlet accessory.




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