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How to record, edit, share, delete, and manage Game Clips on Xbox One

Xbox One not only can take screenshots, but it also allows gamers to record, share and manage game clips. That said, while Xbox One allows basic functions natively, the Xbox Team has a dedicated application – Upload Studio – to enhance the overall experience. But lets first learn how to capture game clips.

How to capture Game Clips on Xbox One

If that’s not enough, there is more.

1] Increase Instant Recording Time:

2] Record Previous Moments of GamePlay:

It is obvious that you would want to record something amazon that you just did seconds ago. To do this, you can open the Capture Option, and select Capture what happened from 15 sec to 2 min.The game will not pause when you do that, so you might have to think about crucial moments before recording it.

Download & Install Upload Studio

The app is not installed, but whenever you try editing, it will take you to the Store, and ask you to download it.

Upload Studio is no simple editing tool, by this I mean, it offers a lot of features, and ability to upload 30 minutes of clips that you don’t really need a dedicated PC unless you are a professional.

Upload Studio features:

How to edit your game clips on Xbox One

Open Upload Studio, and then select Manage Clips. This will open the Xbox DVR where you can see all your Captures. Filter with On this Xbox and Game clips.  Navigate to the clip you want to edit, and Select EDIT. It will launch Upload Studio with that game clip.

You get all editing options including, Trimming and Add Voiceover. Select Trim to make sure you can remove things which weren’t needed. Here, you will have to use the Xbox One controller sticks to trim parts from left and right. You can also change the timeline by moving down, and shift the entire timeline.

If you want to combine multiple clips, you can use the Plus button, available both on left, and right, to add clips accordingly from the DVR. You may click on the following images to enlarge them.

Once done, you can upload it to OneDrive by selecting Finish. It will also be uploaded to Xbox Live, and it sends out a warning about Privacy & Xbox Live code of conduct.

In Short, All clips uploaded to Xbox Live needs to follow the Xbox Live code of conduct. If they don’t fall into the guidelines, the clip will not be shown to all. So if your clip takes a bit of time to show in the Live feed, that’s the reason.

About Privacy & Online Safety

It is always a good idea to check who can see your game clips and screenshots. Go to Settings > Account > Privacy & online safety. Here you can configure following options:

Sharing game clips from Xbox One

Game Clips which you have edited using Upload Studio, are instantly uploaded to Xbox Live. However, if your settings don’t allow it, then you can always come back here, and then share it manually.

How to delete Gameclips on Xbox Live

If you wish to delete any clip which you uploaded to Xbox Live, then go to Manage Captures, and make sure Xbox Live is selected, and then filter out Screenshots. Then use the right bumper to select the multi-select option which is at extreme right. Here you can select one or multiple game clips to delete.

This covers most of the things you will need to edit your clips right on Xbox One. If you feel the need of professional editing, it’s a good idea to use an external drive, and save everything there. However, you will have to appreciate the kind of features you get from Upload Studio which helps so many.

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