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Kanopy: Creating a Clip/Playlist

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A clip is a shortened excerpt, or cut, of a video. Instructors will often create clips to show in class or share with students when a particular section of the video is of interest. Students also find the clip-making tool useful in assignments and class projects. 
A "playlist" is a set of different clips or films that are collected and collated together into a single URL with the intention of being viewed together. For example, instructors can create mandatory or suggested viewing playlists for their students, or a student can create a playlist of their favorite videos for future reference.
You can create clips and playlists for any film on Kanopy and you can also provide annotations, titles, etc. Essentially, this tool helps students, faculty and other users to better prepare films for class or other uses.
When a clip or playlist is created, it has a unique URL and can be made public or kept private. The URL can be shared with others via email or other methods, which include embed code. All clips and playlists will be saved on the platform for you under your profile, so that it is not lost and you can always revisit it (unless you manually delete the clip/playlist).  
Creating a Clip/Playlist?
Here are some instructions on how to create playlists and clips on Kanopy. Remember that to create a clip or playlist you must have a "User Profile." Create your profile by following the instructions found on the "Create your User Profile" tab on this guide or log using your existing account. 
1. Find the video that you want to create your first clip from. You can access the Playlist and Clip Creation Tool from any video on the Video Portal by clicking the "More" button under the video player.
2. A prompt will appear directly below the "Create Clip/Playlist" button showing any existing playlists and prompting you to create a playlist. Enter a name for you playlist and click "Create."
3. Your new playlist will appear in the list. To create the clip click "Edit playlist." 
4. You can now edit the playlist title if you want to change it. Remember to click "Save Changes" before navigating away from the page if you want the new title to be saved.
 5. To trim down the whole video into a clip, click "Edit."
6. You can enter or change the clip title and provide an optional description of the clip.
7. To create the clip you can:
  • Click the player to start the film. When you want your clip to start, click "Capture" next to "Start Time". Then click "Capture" next to "Stop Time" when you want the clip to end.
  • Enter in the times manually.
Hints: You can slow the speed of the playback using the speed setting in the control bar at the bottom of the video. You can also control captioning and video size from the control bar.

 

 

8. Click "Save Clip" when you are finished.
9. If you require more clips to be added to your playlist do one of the following:
  • Add additional clips from the same video by clicking "Duplicate."
  • Add clips frm a different video by clicking "+ Click here to add a new clip."
Repeat the editing instructions above to edit you new clip. You may see the message "Clip running time: Invalid size." If you do just ignore it.
10. As you build your playlist you can drag the clips to reorder them. Delete the clips, or view the clip in a separate window.