Twitch Clips: Everything You Need to Know

Twitch Clips: Everything You Need to Know – A Twitch clip is a 5-60 second video segment that you and your viewers can create on your streams. Are you a Twitch streamer? If so, you probably wanted to keep the best moments from each live stream. That’s what a Twitch clip does.

How can Twitch clips help you?

Create an interaction with your audience

You interact with your viewers by inviting them to participate in the show via the creation of your clips.

Increase your audience

You attract new viewers by sharing the clips you create on your social networks, showing the funniest moments. 

Surely you already want to start creating your clips, how do you do it?

How to Create Twitch clip?

Creating a Twitch clip is as easy as making yourself a cup of coffee, once you know how to do it, you won’t be able to stop recording the best moments of your live videos.

  1. Go to the streamer’s channel and choose the live video you want to save to a clip.
  2. Once inside, there are two ways to clip depending on whether you have a Windows or Mac computer. 

In case of Windows, you need to press Alt + X and Mac ⌥ + X. 

  1. By typing this combination, Twitch will take you to another webpage to make your clip.
  1. Here you can choose the segment of the live you want to record, choose the duration and a title that catches the eye or is related to the clip and click on Publish. 
  2. Finally, Twitch will provide you with a link to the clip as well as various options for sharing (on Facebook, Twitter, Reddit) and downloading the clip.
  3. You have now created your own clip or that of your streamer!
  4. You will now be able to see the clip in its entirety , along with its creator, even if it’s you, the date it was created, and the number of views.

How to create Twitch clip from your smartphone?

Twitch is undoubtedly an application that is often used from a smartphone. You are right, you can also make a clip from a mobile phone, whether it is Android or iOS.

How to record Twitch clips from smartphones?

  1. Open the streamer channel and the live video you want to record a clip from. 
  2. When you have the moment of the streaming from which you want to save the clip, press the button “Create a clip” located at the top right. It looks like a movie scene poster, like this:
  1. The application creates the clip automatically, but you can edit it, trim it and add the title as if you were doing it from your PC.
  2. Once you edit it to your liking, you can share the clip or copy the link to circulate on your social channels. 

Have you already created several clips of your streams? Where to find them?

How to find Twitch Clips on your channel?

If you’ve been on Twitch for a while, your viewers may have created clips from your live streams and you may not have noticed. 

You can find, view, and manage your clips from your channel page and dashboard. 

  • From your channel page.

When you visit your channel page, i.e. the place where you can see your own live videos, you have the option to check your timeline, videos, etc.

In the videos you have all the live shows you have done and with the filter option you can select highlights, past shows or clips, whichever we are interested in.

In the clip, if it was created by a user, you have different options: watch the full video, report a problem, delete, delete all clips in the video, veto the user or kick him temporarily .

As you can see, the platform gives you options to control everything surrounding your streaming.

  • From the control panel.

Another way to control your clips is in the creator control panel. You’ll find this option in your icon drop-down list, located in the upper-right corner of the Twitch homepage.

Once you are in the control panel, in the left column, open the Content tab and click on the Clips option.

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In this section, simpler and more complete than the previous one, you can filter the clips you have created or those of viewers, search by category, and sort by creation date and number of views.

Now that you know where your channel clips are, how can you download them to upload to your social media? It’s simple, keep reading.

How do I download a Twitch clip?

To download a Twitch clip to your computer, go to the creator control panel, where you manage your clips by following the steps in the previous section.

Here you will find clips created by you and clips created by your viewers.

How to download each of them?

  • To upload your clips.

You will have to choose the one you want to download and, in the drop-down window, click on the icon at the top right, “View in clips page”. 

Here you will be able to see the full clip and download it using the top left button, showing the download arrow.

  • To download clips created by users.

In the clip library, choose “Clips from my channel”, where the clips created by your followers are stored.

This step is easier because you have the download button to the right of the clip. You press the button and the platform will automatically download it to your computer. 

What if you want to delete a clip? Don’t worry, it’s easier than you think.

How to delete clips from Twitch?

You might want to delete a clip that your followers created that you don’t like because they might take it out of context, because it doesn’t have a good resolution, etc.

Deleting a Twitch Clip is easy and can be done from your channel page or from the Creator Dashboard. 

  • From your channel page.

In the video section, following the same steps as above, select the clip you want to delete. 

When you enter the clip, click on the three vertical dots on the right, press “Delete” and confirm by clicking “Delete” again when the “Delete this clip” window appears.

  • From the panel of creators.

In the same clips section of your creation panel, where you store all your clips, you can delete these short videos one by one or select them and delete the selected ones.

Just click on the box to the left of the clip you want to remove and press “Remove Selected”. You can also delete all your clips by tapping “Delete all clips I created” or “Delete all clips from my channel”. 

That’s all you can do with Twitch Clips. Take advantage of all the possibilities to continue to grow as a streamer and increase your community of viewers.

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