How to Copy & Paste Videos

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As the size of the contents of your file library increases, it may be necessary to organize your video files by moving them to a new folder or to a different location. This can easily be done by learning how to copy and paste your videos. Copying and pasting is a universal function and does not just apply to videos. After learning how to copy and paste you will be able to utilize this technique on everything including text and other kinds of media.


How to Copy & Paste Videos

Step 1

Browse for your video file(s) that you want to copy and paste. Type the name of the video file into the search bar found in the start menu if you are unable to find your files.

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Step 2

Right click on the file and select "Copy". Holding the ctrl and c keys down together will also copy your video.


Step 3

Browse for the location you want to paste your video files to. Choose a location that is easy to remember.

Step 4

Right-click on the area where you want to paste the video to and select "Paste". Holding in the ctrl and v keys together will also paste your video.


Right-click on a folder and click "copy" and "paste" to move all of its contents.

Click on a file and hold the ctrl button while clicking on more files to copy and paste multiple files.