Use Clip audio and screen recording

Record team trainings and demos. Record project plans to unite team objectives. Provide feedback on a team member's work.  

Use Clip to record audio or your screen in or outside of ClickUp. 

Clips 3.0 beta

Clips 3.0 streamlines how you share feedback, collaborate, and work in ClickUp. Capture your screen, embed videos into tasks and Docs, enhance communication across timezones, and eliminate the need for other recording tools.

Clips 3.0 is currently in beta. Once the beta has concluded, you'll retain access to all Clips you created during the beta regardless of your plan type. 

What you'll need

  • Clips 3.0 is available for free on every ClickUp plan during beta. Pricing and plan limitations are subject to change after the beta.
    • If you're on the Free Forever Plan, Clip recordings use storage space.
  • Guests cannot create Clips.
  • Clip only works on Chrome and Firefox.
  • For Mac users, learn how to allow screen recording.
  • Clips have a 45-minute limit.

Enable the ClickApp

Before using Clip to record, an owner or admin must enable the ClickApp for the Workspace.

To enable the ClickApp:

  1. In the upper-left corner, click your Workspace avatar.
  2. Select Apps, then ClickApps.
  3. Browse or search for Clip: Screen Recording and enable it.

Record a Clip

Once the ClickApp is enabled, you can start recording.

You can record a Clip from the toolbar, a comment, or the Clips Hub.

If it's your first time using Clip on your browser, a popup displays asking to give ClickUp access to your microphone. Click Allow. Permission can also be given later in your browser's Privacy & Security settings.

Clips created by people no longer in your Workspace remain accessible via URL. Clips created in a task comment are also accessible from the comment.

Record a Clip from the toolbar

To record a Clip from the toolbar:

  1. In the upper-right corner, click the Quick Action menu and select Clips.

    If Clips is not pinned to your toolbar, you can pin it for easier access. 

  2. From the Record Clip modal, click the default audio input to select a different one. 
  3. Under the default audio setting, you'll see one of the following recording options:
    • Full screen
    • Window
    • Current tab
      Screenshot of the recording options dropdown.
      • Click the default option to select a different option. 
  4. Click Start recording. Or use the keyboard shortcut Cmd + Option + S.
    • Depending on your browser, you may be asked to confirm your recording option.  
  5. Click Share. After a three-second countdown, the recording will begin.
  6. While recording, you can stop, restart, pause, or delete the Clip using the controls in the upper-right corner of the toolbar.
    Screenshot of the stop, restart, pause, and delete options while a Clip is running.png
  7. When you stop recording, the Clip will start uploading. You can track its progress in the lower-left corner.
  8. Your Clip opens in a new tab. You can download the Clip or copy the link in the upper-right corner. 
  9. After downloading, a popup in the lower-left corner displays options to:
    • Create new task: Create a new task and attach the Clip.
    • Copy link: Copy the link to the Clip to share it anywhere.
      Screenshot of the create task or copy link options after a clip uploads.
  10. The Clip is available to view from your Clips Hub.

Record a Clip from a comment

To record a Clip from any comment:
  1. In the comment field, click the record icon.
  2. From the Record Clip modal, click the default audio input to select a different one. 
  3. Under the default audio setting, you'll see one of the following recording options:
    • Full screen
    • Window
    • Current tab
      • Click the default option to select a different option.
  4. Click Start recording. Or use the keyboard shortcut Cmd + Option + S.
    • Depending on your browser, you may be asked to confirm your recording option. 
  5. Click Share.
  6. After a three-second countdown, the recording will begin.
  7. While recording, you can stop, restart, pause, or delete the Clip using the controls in the comment field or upper-right corner of the toolbar.
  8. When you stop recording, the Clip starts uploading. Upon completion, it is embedded in the draft comment and added to your Clips Hub. A popup in the lower-left corner of your Workspace will also display with options to:
    • Create new task: Create a new task and attach the Clip.
    • Copy link: Copy the link to the Clip to share it anywhere.
      Screenshot of the create task or copy link options after a clip uploads.
  9. Click Send to send the comment with your embedded Clip.

Record a Clip from the Clips Hub

Learn how to record a Clip from the Clips Hub.

Comment on a Clip

You can comment on a clip from a comment or the Clips Hub.

When you view a Clip, you'll see a timeline of all comments on the video progress bar at the bottom so you can quickly navigate through all comments on the Clip. Each comment you leave includes a timestamp that can be clicked to play the Clip from the moment the comment was left.

Comment on a Clip from a comment

To comment on a Clip from a comment:

  1. Click the Clip embedded in a comment to expand it.
  2. In the right sidebar, click Activity.
    Screenshot of 2 comments on a Clip.
  3. At the moment in the Clip you want to leave the comment, click the location in the recording you want to display your personal avatar.
  4. Type your comment. Comments are automatically assigned to anyone, but can be manually assigned to an individual or Team before sending.
  5. Click Send.
  6. The Clip comment will display in the Clip Activity and the task's Activity tab as a new comment. Assignees and watchers will be notified of the comment.

Comment on a Clip from the Clips Hub

Learn how to comment on a Clip from the Clips Hub.

Share a Clip

You can share a Clip from a comment or the Clips Hub.

When you paste a Clip URL in a ClickUp task description, comment, or Doc, the Clip is automatically embedded.

Anyone with the link to a Clip can access it.

Share a Clip from a comment

To share a Clip you recorded in a comment:

  1. Click the Clip embedded in a comment to expand it.
  2. In the upper-right corner, click the share icon.
  3. The Clip URL is copied to your clipboard.

Share a Clip from the Clips Hub

Learn how to share a Clip from the Clips Hub.

Transcribe a Clip

If you have ClickUp AI enabled in your Workspace, it will automatically transcribe all Clips.

Screenshot of a Clip transcription.

When viewing an expanded Clip, the transcription plays along with the Clip automatically. To view the entire transcript with timestamps, clickTranscriptin the right sidebar.

Click a transcript snippet to skip to that timestamp in the Clip.

When you ask ClickUp AI a question, ClickUp Brain searches the transcripts of all Clips you've created to find an answer.

Copy snippets and transcripts

You can copy snippets or the entire transcript.

To copy a snippet:

  1. Hover over the snippet.
  2. Click the Copy icon.
    Screenshot of the copy button in a Clip transcription.
  3. The snippet's text is copied to your clipboard.

To copy the entire Clip transcript:

  1. In the upper-right corner of the transcript, click Copy all.
  2. The entire transcript's text is copied to your clipboard.

Download a Clip

You can download a Clip while it is uploading, from the Clips Hub, or from a comment.

Download a Clip while it uploads

To download a Clip as it uploads, click the Download button from either the popup or the draft comment.

Screenshot of the download button on an uploading clip in the lower-left popup.Screenshot of the download button next to an uploading clip in a draft comment.png

Download a Clip from the Clips Hub

Learn how to download a Clip from the Clips Hub.

Download a Clip from a comment

To download a Clip from a comment:

  1. Click the Clip embedded in a comment to expand it.
  2. In the upper-right corner, click Download.

Rename a Clip

The Clip creator can rename Clips from a comment or from the Clips Hub.

Rename a Clip from a comment

To rename a Clip that was recorded from a comment:

  1. Click the Clip embedded in a comment to expand it.
  2. Click the Clip name to edit it.
    Screenshot of someone renaming a Clip.png
  3. Rename the Clip.

Rename a Clip from the Clips Hub

Clips recorded anywhere in your Workspace can be renamed from the Clips Hub.

Learn how to rename a Clip from the Clips Hub.

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