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9/22/17
Expert - Google Employee
Marissa - Community Manager

youtube.com/editor and Photo slideshows are no longer available

Hi everyone, 


We wanted to let you know that the Video Editor (youtube.com/editor) and Photo slideshows are no longer available as of September 20th, 2017. We’ve seen limited usage of these features, so we've retired them to focus our efforts on building new tools and improving on other existing features. 


We are keeping the Enhancements feature in Video Manager. With Enhancements, you can continue to enhance your uploaded videos with edits such as trimming, blurring and filters. Features that are still available:

  • Trimming
  • Blurring
  • Audio Library
  • Filters
  • End Screens
  • Cards
  • Subtitles
  • Sound effects
  • Quick fixes (stabilize, contrast, slow motion, saturation, etc) 
After September 20, 2017, the following is no longer available:
  • The tool specifically at the destination youtube.com/editor (raw video clip editing)
  • The Photo slideshow tool

You can download your own videos from YouTube in 720p or use Google Takeout to retrieve your original files, in case you are looking to remix your uploaded videos into a new video. 


There are also many free and paid third-party editing tools available if you’re looking for new editing software. If you have any questions or suggestions on editing software, please feel free to check out this forum, our Creator Community or share which software you use.


Thanks,

Marissa

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7/20/17
Expert - Gold
PeggyK
Thanks for the update!
James Welbes
7/21/17
James Welbes
That's terrible. That was the only option for editing video on a Chromebook. It was actually a very useful tool.
 
This is very bad news. We've been waiting for MORE and BETTER video editing options to come to Chromebooks, and instead we lost the only one =[
klix
7/21/17
klix
disappointment. discontinue without alternative solution.. 
Google Map Maker , Youtube Editor
losing faith on Google.
7/21/17
Expert - Rising Star
+DidierT (VSoccerGameShow)
With a video editor worthy of the current web standards and with powerful features, YouTube would not have had to remove it. :-P

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GraphiteGB
7/21/17
GraphiteGB
Back to editing with Android app on mobile or Chromebooks (Google store enabled required ) or kdenlive...
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antibiologist10112
9/24/17
antibiologist10112
I don't understand your post.

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