How to Use Opus Clip: AI for Your Social Media Videos

Ever seen those reels, stories, or shorts where the editing is so smooth and the captions are on point? Turns out there’s a faster and easier way to make them through AI.

Enter Opus Clip! It’s an AI tool that can extract the most engaging parts of long videos to create viral shorts and other social media content. Let’s dive deep into how you can use it to elevate your social media game.

Step-by-Step Guide to Using Opus Clip

Social media now is constantly spinning TikTok, YouTube Shorts, Instagram Reels, and other short-form videos. While it is necessary to keep up with the times, the problem is… creating these snippets can be time-consuming.

Opus Clip is here to change all that. This AI can simplify the process, turning your lengthy videos into high-quality, engaging shorts ready for social media success. Here’s how to use it.

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Step 1: Sign In or Register

Head over to the Opus Clip website and either sign in to your account or register if you’re a new user. They’re offering a free trial so no need to worry about making an immediate payment.

Step 2: Upload Your Video

Once logged in, you’ll have the option to upload your long video. This can be a talk, seminar, tutorial, or any content you wish to repurpose. You can either upload from your device, through a YouTube link, or a Google Drive link.

We used one of our YouTube videos here as an example for this article. Watch it in full here: 5 Financial Mistakes You Need To Avoid In 2023.

Step 3: Let the AI Work Its Magic

When ready, click “Get clips in 1click” and let the AI do its magic. Opus Clip uses generative AI to analyze your video and identify the most compelling parts. It then extracts these highlights and rearranges them into cohesive short videos.

Take note the process may take some time depending on the video you uploaded.

Some keywords you should know:

  • Processing timeframe: Choose a timeframe in your video where the clips will be extracted.
  • Preferred clip length: The duration of the clips. Choose how long you want your videos to be.
  • Topic filter by keywords: Choose a topic for the AI to focus on. It can be anything from life goals to money tips.
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Step 4: Review and Edit

After the AI processes your video, you’ll be presented with several short clips. Review them, and if necessary, use the AI Co-Pilot feature to select specific timeframes or keywords to refine the clips further.

The top option with the highest score indicates which clip the AI thinks would be most impactful. It’s worth reading the note provided by Opus, located on the side, to know what the clip features, what makes it stand out for viewers, and offers recommendations.

Step 5: Download and Share

Once satisfied, download the clips and share them on your preferred social media platforms. It’s that easy!

Note: You need to upgrade your subscription to use their auto-post feature.

A few other points of interest when using Opus:

  • AI Curation (ClipGenius™): Identifies interesting hooks and rearranges them into viral shorts.
  • AI Virality Score™: Provides a score showing the virality potential of each clip.
  • AI Keyword Highlighter: Highlights valuable keywords, increasing watch time by an average of 65%.
  • AI Emoji Generator: Adds relevant emojis, boosting views by an average of 42%.
  • Active Speaker Detection: The AI ensures that the speaker’s face remains at the center of the video frame, enhancing viewer engagement.
  • Customization: Opus Clip allows for brand customization, ensuring your shorts align with your brand’s visual identity.
  • Multi-Language Support: The tool supports multiple languages, including German, French, Portuguese, and Spanish, with more on the way.
  • Free Usage: New users enjoy 90 free minutes, with an additional 60 free minutes provided monthly.

Final Thoughts

With so many videos to watch on so many platforms, our attention spans are shrinking. It either… we find a video worth watching within the first few seconds or we keep on scrolling. Don’t you agree?

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That is why short-form content currently reigns supreme, making tools like Opus Clip invaluable. By integrating AI into the video editing process, Opus Clip not only saves time but also ensures that the content you share is of great quality and adds value to your social media.

So, how about you? Would you consider using Opus Clip to make videos? Try it and tell us your thoughts!

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