We all know Twitch is a video streaming platform where users watch the streams of their favorite streamers. It is mostly used by gamers to stream games.
While watching the stream you may encounter some magical moments that you would like to clip it and save it but you may not know how to do it.
No worries because Twitch allows you to capture your favorite moments from the stream using its clip feature.
So in this article, we will see a detailed guide on how we can clip on Twitch and how we can share and delete that clip. We will also discuss how to download a clip that we created on Twitch and what is the difference between a clip and highlight.
- 1 Introduction to Twitch:
- 2 What is a Clip on Twitch:
- 3 How to create a Clip on Twitch:
- 4 How to clip on Twitch using a mobile device:
- 5 How to share your Twitch clip:
- 6 How to delete a Twitch clip:
- 7 How to download a clip that you created on Twitch:
- 8 Where do Twitch clips go?
- 9 Difference between clip and highlights on Twitch:
- 10 FAQ:
- 11 Conclusion:
Introduction to Twitch:
Twitch is a video streaming platform that was officially launched 9 years ago on 6 June 2011. It is operated by Twitch Interactive and it is a subsidiary of Amazon.com
It is very famous among the gaming community for streaming video games. However, it is also used to broadcast sports events, broadcast music, Vlogging, etc.
Twitch has more than 15 million daily active users that watch streams on Twitch every day. Also, according to the Twitch Tracker 3.8 million broadcasted streams on their channels in February 2020.
It is available for macOS, Android, iOS, Windows operating systems.
Twitch is also used as a teaching tool to teach software development, game tips, etc. Also, because of its popularity, people often choose Twitch to broadcast seminars.
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What is a Clip on Twitch:
The Clip is a feature in Twitch that allows you to capture and publish best moments during a live stream. Note that you can only use the clip feature on a live stream.
The streamers can allow all viewers, or his followers, or only the subscribers to clip moments during his streams. He can also enable or disable the clip feature on his stream
At the start of the stream, the streamers ask their viewers to share clips of the best moments of his stream. So after the stream, they can select and share the best moment of the stream and gain popularity.
How to create a Clip on Twitch:
To create clip on Twitch follow the below steps:
1: Open the twitch application on the computer or go to Twitch.tv in your browser and log-in to your account.
2: Open the stream that you want to watch
3: And when the magical moment comes click on the clip icon in the bottom right corner or press the key combination Alt + X to capture the moment.
4: A new window will appear to edit the clip length, add a title to the clip. After that click on publish.
5: Note that twitch will publish it automatically even if you don’t click on the publish button.
6: After that copy the URL to share the clip from there.
How to clip on Twitch using a mobile device:
If you want to know how to clip on Twitch using Twitch mobile application follow the below steps:
1. Open the Twitch mobile app and open the stream that you want to watch.
2. Now tap on the stream and click on the clip icon at the top of the video player.
3. After that click on edit and title to the clip and click on publish on top
You get the option to share the clip right after you click on the publish button.
However, if you closed that window by mistake and now you don’t know how to share your clip then follow the below steps:
1) Click on your Avatar icon in the top right corner to open the list of options.
2) In that click on the creator dashboard option. It will take you to a new window.
3) Now click on the content menu on the side navigation bar and click on clips
4) It will show you all the clips that you have created.
5) Tap on the clip that you want to share and click on the share icon.
6) After that click on the social media platform where you want to share or just copy the clip URL to your clipboard and share it as a text message to anyone you like.
How to delete a Twitch clip:
To delete the clip that you captured on Twitch follow the below steps:
1] Tap on you Avatar on the top and click on the creator dashboard option from the list of options
2] Now tap on the contents drop-down menu on the side navigation bar and click on the clips option
3] Now you will get a list of all the clips that you have created. If not then click on the clips I have created option under list view
4] Select the clip that you want to delete by clicking on the checkbox and click on the delete button above to delete it.
How to download a clip that you created on Twitch:
If you want to download the clip that you recorded on Twitch then follow the below steps:
Step1: Go to the clip that you want to download and copy its URL (read how to share your clip on Twitch above to know how to copy the clip URL)
Step2: After that search clipr.xyz on your browser or just click here to go to the website
Step3: Now paste the copied URL in the box to generate the download link
Step4: Lastly tap on the click to download button to download the clip successfully
Where do Twitch clips go?
A lot of users face difficulty in finding the clips of their favorite moments that they created on Twitch. If you are also having a hard time finding where the twitch clips are saved then read the steps below.
All the Twitch clips created by you are stored in one place in Twitch. They can be accessed in a few simple steps. Here are the steps to locate where the twitch clips are saved:
1} Open the Twitch application on your respective devices or the browser.
2} Next, click on your profile avatar to open the menu and click on the Content Dashboard option
3} Click on the content dropdown menu and then click on clips.
4} Here you will find all the clips that you have created.
Difference between clip and highlights on Twitch:
The only difference between clip and highlights on Twitch is that:
All people can create a clip of any live streaming channels or archived channels but you can create highlights only from your archived streams.
To be more precise you can create a clip of any stream channel whereas you can only create highlights of your personal channel streams and archives.
Q: How long a Twitch clip can be?
A: You can create a Twitch clip with a minimum duration of 5 seconds and a maximum of 60 seconds
Q: Do Twitch clips expire?
A: No, Twitch clips do not expire
Q: How do I find my old Twitch clips?
A: You can find all your Twitch clips (old and new) on Content Dashboard>> Content >>Clips
In the above article, we have discussed how we can use the Twitch clip feature to clip the best moments from a stream and share it. We also discussed how to delete a clip and what is the difference between a clip and a highlight on Twitch. Let us know in the comment box if the article was helpful.