I have a nearly finished project with 50+ clips in it. I HAD every clip’s beginning and end trimmed perfect, but all of a sudden, I realize every clip in the timeline is trimmed different by a few seconds from how I trimmed them. This essentially ruined the entire project. Some clips are cut short at the end. Some have extra at the beginning that I had previously trimmed off.
I don’t know if maybe I accidentally hit something or what. While editing, I’ve obviously reviewed the timeline/project hundreds of times either from the beginning or a small portion, and its been fine for a couple days of editing with no issue like this. Then all of a sudden every clip is shortened or lengthened.
I tried hitting undo as soon as I noticed it, thinking I made a mistake causing this, but I’ve hit undo enough to a point where I know the project was still okay.
Now that everything is messed up, I can click and drag on the end of a clip in the timeline to trim what has been randomly added, but I CAN’T do this to gain the seconds that I’ve lost from clips. If there isn’t a simple solution I will pretty much have to start over after hours and hours of work
I believe it may have to do with me going to video mode and then hitting automatic, and in turn changing the frame rate.
But I’m still not sure how to fix this. Or if its possible to restore my project to how it was before this.
I tried a few different ones. I got a few clips closer to where they originally were but nothing that put it back exactly how it was. I’ve also notice that it has split some clips that were never split and rearranged them to a different order.
I’m pretty sure I will have to start from scratch… or just never try to make a video again because that’s how I’m feeling currently. I know its my fault and not shotcut’s, but its such an awful situation to have a 50+ clip project with several filters and days of work to be trashed.