The Clips feature in Switcher Studio makes it easy to repurpose parts of your video recordings for sharing on other short-form video platforms like a Facebook Story. There are three main steps for sharing a clip to Facebook as a Story:

  1. Create a Clip in Switcher Studio

  2. Export the Clip from Switcher Studio

  3. Post the video to Facebook

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Creating a Clip

You can create a clip immediately after recording a video, or you can go back to a previous recording and create a clip. For either scenario, follow the instructions in the article Creating a Video Clip.

A few of the most commonly used Clip settings include:

  • Adjusting the start/end time of the video to create the clip.

  • Adjusting the playback speed.

  • Removing the audio from the clip.

  • Adjusting the aspect ratio - if your video recording is horizontal, you can use Clips > Format to change the aspect ratio to 9:16.

Note: Be sure to check the duration limit for a Facebook Story. If the clip is longer than the allowable length, you will not be able to post it.

Exporting a Clip

Step 1: Access the Clip

  • Tap the hamburger menu in the top left corner of the app (three horizontal lines).

  • Tap My Recordings.

  • Tap the recording with the clip you want to view.

  • Tap Clips in the lower left-hand corner.

  • Tap the name of the clip you want to view.

Step 2: Export the file.

  • Tap the Share button (the icon that looks like a box with an arrow pointing up).

  • Tap Send to Photo Library to save the clip to the Photos app.

  • Tap Copy.

  • You will receive a confirmation message when the clip has been saved to Photos.

Note: If you do not want to use Photos to export the clip, select Open In... from the Share popup to choose from additional options like AirDrop, Email, etc.

Sharing the the Clip to Facebook

  • Open Facebook on your device.

  • Tap Create Story.

  • Choose the video you want to share.

  • Optional: Customize the clip using stickers or the options in the top right.

  • Optional: Tap Privacy in the lower-left corner to adjust the audience and privacy settings.

  • Tap Share to Story.

  • Choose between Only Share to Facebook and Alway Share to Instagram.

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