View, save, and delete clips

When you capture with Google Clips, your clips are stored on the camera until you choose to save them to your phone or delete them. Clips are saved to your phone as motion photos by default and can also be saved as still photos, animated GIFs, or videos. 

View clips

  • After capturing with Google Clips, open the Google Clips app and connect to your camera.
  • Once your camera's connected, clips will appear on the Google Clips app's home screen. Scroll to the clip you want to view to begin playing the clip.
  • You can filter between Suggested Moments and all clips using the toggle in the top right corner of the Google Clips app.

Save and delete clips

When you connect your camera, clips appear on the Google Clips app's home screen:

  1. Swipe right on a clip to save it to Google Photos or your phone's gallery.
  2. Swipe left on a clip to permanently delete it from your camera and the Google Clips app.
  3. Tap the blue button in the bottom right corner of the home screen to save or delete multiple clips at once. You can Save all, Save suggested, or Delete all clips.

Note: You can also save or delete clips by tapping on them and then tapping Save or Delete.

Edit clips

Save a still photo from a clip

  1. Tap a clip Right arrow Edit.
  2. Use the frame slider to find the frame you want to save as a still photo.
  3. Drag the corners of the image to crop.
  4. Tap Save to save the still photo to Google Photos or your phone's gallery.

Save a clip as a motion photo, video, or GIF

  1. Tap a clip Right arrow Edit.
  2. Tap the Motion tab.
  3. Drag the corners of the image to crop or use the trim bar to trim the length of the clip.
  4. Tap Save.
  5. Choose your preferred save format.

Note: You can also change the default save format for clips in the Google Clips app Settings menu.

Trim a clip

  1. Tap a clip Right arrow Edit.
  2. Tap the Motion tab.
  3. Use the trim bar to adjust the start and end of your clip.
  4. Tap Save.
  5. Choose your preferred save format.

Crop a clip

  1. Tap a clip Right arrow Edit.
  2. Drag the corners to crop.
  3. Tap Save.
  4. Choose your preferred save format.

 

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