How to use the Clips feature on Twitch

Updated: 10/07/2019 by Computer Hope
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Twitch is a great place to watch the some of the world's best players stream your favorite video games. Many times there are memorable moments that viewers would like to record, but that can be difficult as the video content is live. The Clips feature allows users to capture between 5 and 60 seconds of a stream. The following sections detail how to use the Clips feature on Twitch.

How to take, trim, and post a Clip

  1. Navigate to the Twitch website.
  2. On the homepage, click the Log In button in the upper-right corner of the browser window.

Twitch bar with the Log In button.

  1. Start watching a stream.
  2. In the lower-right corner of the window, click the Clip icon; you may also press Alt+X.

Menu button to take a clip on Twitch.

  1. Once you've created a clip, you'll be taken to a separate window where you may trim it or make it longer.
  2. Drag either end of the yellow slider at the bottom of the screen to adjust the clip length.

Slider used to change the length of a Twitch clip.

  1. When you're done making adjustments, click the Publish button in the lower-right corner.

Twitch publish clip button.

  1. On the next screen, you can make changes to your clip description and watch it before you save it to the channel you've been viewing.
  2. Once you're done, click the Save button.

Save button for a Clip on Twitch.

How to delete Clips

  1. Navigate to the Twitch website.
  2. On the homepage, click the Log In button in the upper-right corner of the browser window.

Twitch bar with the Log In button highlighted.

  1. Find the Twitch channel to which you've posted the Clip.
  2. Near the top of the screen, click on Clips.

Clips tab on Twitch.

  1. On the next screen, click on the Manage My Clips button on Twitch. button.
  2. In the Clips menu, check the boxes next to the Clips you'd like to delete.

Checkboxes used to select Twitch Clips.

  1. When you're done making your selections, click the Delete all selected Button to delete clips on Twitch. button.