In this post, we will show you how to add or remove Edit with Clipchamp option from Windows 11 context menu. Clipchamp is a free online video maker and editor platform. Later, Microsoft acquired Clipchamp and it is a Microsoft Store app now that comes pre-installed in Windows 11. If you have installed or upgraded to Windows 11 2022 Update Version 22H2, you must have noticed that when you right-click on a video, an Edit with Clipchamp option is visible there. Clicking on that option opens the Clipchamp video editor app for further use. If you don’t find this option useful or don’t use it, you can simply remove it from the right-click context menu of Windows 11.
Removing this option from the context menu won’t delete or uninstall the Clipchamp app from your Windows 11 PC. It only removes this right-click option of Clipchamp. You can also get back the Edit with Clipchamp option in right-click menu when you want it. This post includes both options.
How to remove Edit with Clipchamp from Windows 11 Context Menu
If you want to add or remove the Edit with Clipchamp option from right-click context menu of your Windows 11 computer, then you need to make changes to the Registry Editor. Before you start doing that, it is recommended to take a backup of the Registry Editor. In case you need to restore the Registry later, the backup will help you with that. After creating the Registry backup, you can follow the steps mentioned below:
- Open the Registry Editor
- Select the Shell Extensions Registry key
- Create a Blocked key
- Create a String Value
- Rename that String Value with the required name
- Close the Registry Editor.
Let’s check all these steps with a detailed explanation.
The first step of this process is to open the Registry Editor on your Windows 11 system. You can open the Run Command box (Win+R), type regedit there, and hit Enter to open the Windows Registry.
Now select the Shell Extensions key in the Registry Editor. You need to access it from the
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE root Registry so that you can disable it for all users on your system. The path is:
If you want to remove Edit with Clipchamp option for the current user, then you need to access the
HKEY_CURRENT_USER root key path.
In the Shell Extensions Registry key, create a new Registry key, and name it Blocked, as visible in the screenshot above.
Right-click on the Blocked key that you created, access the New menu and select the String Value option. When a new value is added, rename it as:
At last, you can close the Registry Editor window.
When you will access the right-click context menu for a video file, you will notice that Edit with Clipchamp option is gone.
If you want to add the Edit with Clipchamp option again in Windows 11 context menu, then use the above steps and select the Blocked key. Right-click on that key, use the Delete option and click on the Yes button in the confirmation box. The Edit with Clipchamp option will be added to the right-click menu immediately.
Hope it is helpful.
What is Windows 11 Clipchamp?
Clipchamp is a free Windows 11 app owned by Microsoft Corporation. This app comes pre-added with Windows 11 Update 2022 version and helps to create and edit videos. You can select a template from different categories like YouTube, Social media ads, Events and holidays, Gaming, Intro/Outro, Social handles, etc., for a video and export the video as MP4 in 480p, 720p, or 1080p quality. Different filters, transition types, and other options can also be used for generating an interesting video.
How do I remove edit from the context menu?
If you are looking for a way to remove the Edit with Clipchamp option from the context menu of Windows 11, then it can be done with a Windows Registry tweak. You have to create a Blocked name Registry key and a String Value that can remove this option from the right-click menu. In this post, you can check the steps required to remove Edit with Clipchamp option from Windows 11 context menu.
How do I remove something from the context menu in Windows 11?
If you want to add, remove, or edit context menu items in Windows 11 or Windows 10 OS, then the built-in way for doing that is using the Registry Editor. You need to access the associated Registry key and/or value and do the customization for a context menu item. On the other hand, you can also use some free context menu editor tools like our Ultimate Windows Tweaker, Easy Context Menu, etc., to customize the context menu.
Does Windows 11 have a video editor?
Yes, Windows 11 does have a built-in video editor. Starting with Windows 11 2022 Update Version 22H2, it comes with a pre-installed video editor app called Clipchamp. It contains Music & SFX, templates, stock videos and images, and other features. Your video can also be exported as an animated GIF or MP4 video file.