Youtube has recently launched the Youtube Clip feature for all devices including Android and iOS. This new feature called Youtube clip lets users crop and share 60 seconds of video clip using the share button on the app intself. User can directly cut 60 seconds of video clip from any existing youtube video directly on the app and share it across all the platform using the in-app share feature.
What is Youtube Clip?
Followed by the popular game streaming app Twitch, Youtube has recently launched the clip and share feature to the official Youtube app across all devices including android and iOS. This new feature is called Youtube Clip.
The feature lets the user crop or cut a specific 60 seconds video clip of any video on the app and share it across all social media platforms using the standard in-app share button.
Users can see an additional button called “clip” just after the dislike button under the video. Tapping the button allows the users to clip a specific 60 seconds video clip from the video and share it using the built-in share button.
How to use Youtube Clip on Android?
Youtube clips have not been rolled out for all users for now as Youtube is planning to roll out the new Youtube clip for desktop and beta users only. You can use the clip feature on Android if you are beta use of the app. Here is the complete steps to uses the Youtube clip feature on your Android and share the clip across platforms.
Step 1: Find the video you want to clip
The feature is limited to few videos for now. If you are lucky enough you may find a tiny “clip” text followed by pair of scissors icon just beneath your favorite video. Just play the video and tap on the clip icon.
Step 2: Select the Clip on the video
Now select the video clip either by seeking the progress bar below the video clipping tool or enter the starting and end of the video duration. remember the duration of the clipped video should not exceed 60 seconds.
Step 3: Tap on the Share button to share the cropped video
Once finished cropping, tap on the share clip button to open the share dialogue box.
The feature is however limited to desktop and beta versions of the Youtube app on all platforms including Andriod and iOS. Youtube has officially confirmed that the shared clip will be eligible for monetization if the length of the video is more than 30 seconds.