How to Trim A Sound On TikTok [2022]

TikTok is one of the most popular entertaining social media platforms which is being widely used by users. This is an application that allows you to share your content as a medium of video and also keeps you entertained with the content shared by the other users.

The videos created and shared on TikTok are generally of short duration i.e., of 15 seconds or 30 seconds, and under which is usually less than a minute. This is where the need of trimming a sound is required for TikTok videos.

Note:- You can also create longer videos of about 3 minutes, however the most commonly used duration is of less than a minute.

You might be facing some issues syncing the sound of the music with the video you’ve created or recorded. Hence, I am here to help you with that. In this article, I would explain to you how to trim a sound on Tiktok.

In this article, you’ll learn how to trim a sound on TikTok.

How to Trim a Sound On TikTok (New Update)

With the updated version of TikTok, you can trim the sound on TikTok in two different ways as per your scenario/requirement. I’ve explained the methods to trim a sound from a song for both scenarios in this post.

Can I Trim Tiktok Sound Before Recording a Video?

Yes, you can trim the TikTok sound before recording a video on TikTok. You can trim the sound on TikTok Before Recording a Video as well as After Recording a Video.

The steps for both cases are explained below.

Trim a Sound on Tiktok Before Recording

Step 1: Open the TikTok application on your device.

Step 2: To create your video, tap the “+ icon” that appears in the center at the bottom of the screen.

Step 3: To add your sound, Tap on “Add sound” option appearing in the center at the top of the screen.

Step 4: You can now choose the song/music that you want to add to your video from the music library.

Step 5: Once you’ve chosen the music, click on the “Scissor Icon” next to the song’s name. If you’ve selected the song directly, you can see an option below the selected sound which says “Choose the part you want to use“.

Step 6: To trim the sound, drag and adjust the slider to left and right so that you select the part of the sound you want in your video. You can listen to the sound and adjust the slider accordingly.

Step 7: Once the sound is trimmed, tap on the “Red Checkmark Icon” that appears to the right of the sound selected to confirm your selection of the sound portion.

With this, the sound would be trimmed with the portion of the music that you want to be used in your video. You can now start recording or creating your video.

Trim a Sound on Tiktok After Recording

Step 1: Open the TikTok application on your device.

Step 2: To create your video, tap the “+ icon” that appears in the center at the bottom of the screen.

Step 3: Start creating the video by recording a new video or selecting one from your device, and then tap on Next.

Step 4: Now, to add music to your video, tap the “Sounds” option in the bottom-left corner of the screen and choose the desired music for your recorded video or selected video.

You can search for the music from the library of Tiktok’s recommendations or the favorites.

Step 4: Once you’ve chosen the music, click on the “Scissor Icon” next to the name of the song that you’ve just selected to trim the sound.

Step 6: To trim the sound, drag and adjust the slider to left and right so that you select the part of the sound you want in your video. You can listen to the sound and adjust the slider accordingly.

After you’ve trimmed the sound, you can confirm it by clicking on Done Option.

This is how you can trim sound on TikTok before and after recording your video.

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