How to Create a Clip on Twitch

Hello guys, are you looking for ways to create clips on Twitch? If yes then this is the perfect place for you. Today we have shared this article with all of you where you will get to know how to create a clip on Twitch in just a few steps. You must read this post till the end so that you can do it easily without any hassle. Before talking about this, let us first know something about Twitch.


Twitch is a live streaming platform and more than thousands of games use it to connect with their fans or friends. It helps in hosting many esports competitions. In addition, it also serves as a source of application for music broadcasts, talk shows, creative topics right from traveling and food to lifestyle and daily habits.

Twitch being a really helpful application, you have now come to the right place to know how to create a clip of live streaming or any kind of video that is streamed on Twitch. Like most of the other applications, Twitch also provides its users the access to clip, edit, and publish a particular section of the video that is being streamed. Now we will see one step at a time on how to clip on Twitch.

How to Create a Clip on Twitch using PC

  • Open the Twitch app on your PC and log in to your Twitch account.
  • To create a clip, select a live streaming video or a video of your interest that has already been streamed.
  • You can choose an already streamed video by searching it using the search bar or finding it from a user you are following.
  • Now you can clip a portion from the stream ranging between 5 seconds to 60 seconds.
  • To create a clip, first drift the cursor over the video.
  • You’ll find a small icon on the right bottom of your screen. Click on that “Clip” icon to create a clip of your desire.

There is a shortcut in the keyboard that you can use to clip a segment on a computer.

  • If you’re using the Twitch app on a Windows OS computer then press “Alt + X” to create a clip. Or, if you’re using the Twitch app on a mac OS computer then press the ”symbol” provided for “Alt + X” to create a clip.
  • A new page or tab will then open for the exact segment you want to clip. Here you can drag on the section of the video to be clipped, and that’s it.
  • Now you have to give the suitable title in the pop up box to publish your clip to Twitch.
  • In the end, click on the publish button to share it with your fellow Twitch users.

We hope this gives you a clear idea of how to create a clip on Twitch while using it on your desktop or laptop.

How to Create a Clip on Twitch using Smartphone

Likewise, now let us tell you how to use clips on Twitch using a mobile. There is a slight difference in the process between Android and iOS. Let’s learn how to create clips on mobile phones.

For Android users:

  • Open the Twitch application and log in to your Twitch account.
  • Choose your desired live streaming, or your favorite formerly streamed video.
  • You can create a clip by tapping on the video, and you will be provided with the option “create a clip”.
  • Just click on that option to create the clip, a segment from the streaming.

For iOS users:

  • Open the Twitch application and log in to your Twitch account.
  • Choose your desired live streaming, or your favorite formerly streamed video.
  • You now need to tap on the video and select “Share” option to clip it.
  • Twitch helps you create a 30-second clip by doing this.
  • As soon as you create the clip, you can edit it by trimming out the unwanted parts.
  • When you are ready to share your video on Twitch, give it a good title and click the “publish” button.

Creating a clip on Twitch is now as simple as that.

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Twitch provides the other options too like you can download your clip by clicking on the “download”, or “export” option given. It is really useful and exciting for the gamers who find other streamers’ activity on Twitch to be interesting.

To be kept in mind, even if you do not click the “publish” icon, the video you clipped will be published automatically. So if you have changed your thought to not share your clip publicly on Twitch, you can delete it whenever you want to. It is simple, right? Track down the clip you published and hit the ”delete” option given alongside the clip, and it will be deleted.

Near any of the clips i.e., towards the right side, you will always be able to find the details of the clip. In this way, you could know the title, creator, date of creation, and the number of views the clip had got. If you have ever thought of changing the title of the clip you created, you can do that too. Also, you can share the clip on other social media sites by the link provided at the bottom of the video clip. Everything becomes an easy process with the step-by-step guide.

You can also manage and sort Clips in Twitch by view count and creation date. For doing this you have to select ”Clips” under the heading ”Content” in the dashboard provided on the app. With this option, you will be able to view the clips you have created. And also, you’ll see the clips others have created, using your channel, or from the videos, you streamed.

Also, there is an option to highlight the clip. For this, you have to click on the ”Save as highlight” button. The clips do not have an expiry date. Just like the highlights, every clip can be viewed as long as the owner of the broadcast or the creator of the clip doesn’t delete it.

Final words:

We all use Twitch for a wide range of video streaming purposes. By providing users with the option to clip the desired part of the video, Twitch enables them to enjoy streaming moments from their favorite streamers. Not only that, they can share joyful moments with other people too!

Hope this article on How to Create a Clip in Twitch has helped you understand it. If you think it can help any of your friends then share it with them.

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