Turn your Videos 📹 into Viral Shorts 🚀 in a snap!

Turn your videos into captivating clips with Opus Clip! Learn how to quickly create viral content and boost your social media presence

Turn your Videos 📹 into Viral Shorts 🚀 in a snap!
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Imagine being able to turn your long videos into highly engaging short formats like Reels and Shorts in just a few clicks.

Not only would you capture the attention of new audiences, but you could also significantly increase your reach and advertising revenue.

That's exactly what's on offer Opus Clip 3.0, and in this detailed guide, you will learn how to exploit its full potential to boost your social media presence.

Opus Clip 3.0 uses the power of AI to select the most eye-catching moments from your videos and turn them into clips optimized for mobile formats.

No more long hours of viewing and cutting manually! With this new version, even more intuitive, you will be able to create content with high viral potential in record time.

Ready to revolutionize your video strategy?

Follow the guide!

Step-by-Step Detailed Guide to Transforming Your Videos

Step 1: Upload Your Source Video

The first step is to import the video you want to cut into short formats into Opus Clip.

  1. Log in to your Opus Clip account and click on the” buttonUpload Video“or paste the URL of a video (ex: YouTube)
  2. In the window that opens, drag and drop your video file or click on”Select Video File“to choose it from your computer.
  3. Give your project a name in the” fieldProject Name“and click on the blue button”Upload“or “Get Free Clips” if you are testing this for the first time.
upload de vidéos sous OpusClip

During processing, Opus Clip will analyze your video and automatically identify the most engaging passages thanks to its AI engine.

It's like having an assistant editor working for you 24 hours a day!

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traitement de la vidéo sous OpusClip

Step 2: Select the Best Moments

Once the upload is complete, Opus Clip presents you with an interactive timeline of your video divided into segments.

Each segment is evaluated by a Virality score that predicts its engagement potential.

The higher the score, the more likely the passage is to capture viewers' attention.

You then have two options:

  1. Manually select the clips you want to keep by clicking on them in the timeline. Selected passages appear with a blue outline.
  2. Let the “Co-Pilot” AI choose the best moments for you according to your criteria (total duration, number of clips, etc.). To do this, click on the “AI Select” button and adjust the settings according to your needs.
score de viralité avec OpusClip

If you selected manually, you can precisely adjust the length of each clip by moving the start and end handles on the timeline. Ensure that each clip has an optimal hang time (between 2 and 10 seconds) to maximize engagement.

Step 3: Enrich Your Clips Automatically

Now that you have your best moments, it's time to make them even more engaging with the automatic editing features of Opus Clip 3.0. On the menu:

  1. AI B-Roll sequences : Opus Clip can automatically insert relevant cut planes generated by AI to illustrate your words. To activate this option, click on “AI B-Roll” and choose a style (photorealistic, pop art...).
  2. Dynamic Legends : Grab viewers' eyes with super engaging animated captions. Click on “Caption Templates” and select one of the predefined “viral” templates. You can preview the rendering in real time.
  3. Keyword and Emojis Detection : To further increase the impact, let Opus Clip detect important keywords in your clips and associate them with clickable emojis. All you have to do is activate the “Smart Emojis” option.
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In a few clicks, your clips are enhanced with visual elements that maximize audience retention. It's proven that videos with B-Rolls, powerful captions, and emojis generate more views, likes, and shares!

Step 4: Personalize and Optimize for Social Media

Opus Clip 3.0 integrates powerful tools to adapt your clips to the codes of each distribution platform:

  1. Brand templates : Give a strong visual identity to your clips by applying your graphic charter. Click on “Branding” then choose an existing template or create your own with your colors, fonts and logo. Brand consistency is essential to be recognizable at first glance!
  2. Optimizing Titles and Descriptions : The right title and description can make your reach explode. Luckily, there's no need to rack your brains anymore! Click on “Title & Description” and let Opus Clip's AI generate highly effective suggestions adapted to the selected platform (Instagram, TikTok, YouTube...).
  3. Ratio and Vertical Format : Short formats like Reels and Shorts require vertical orientation (9:16) for an optimal mobile experience. Don't worry, Opus Clip automatically converts your clips to the right format. Just check the rendering in the preview before exporting.
ratio des vidéos sous OpusClip

Step 5: Export and Publish Your Clips

That's it, your clips are ready to conquer social networks. To export them:

  1. Click on “Download HD” at the bottom of each video
  2. Choose a resolution (720p, 1080p...) and the file format (MP4, MOV...)
  3. If necessary, adjust options such as adding a watermark or activating subtitles
  4. Click “Download HD” and save the file to your computer after the processing is complete
OpusClip téléchargement de vidéo

You can now publish your clips directly on the platforms of your choice. If you have subscribed to a paid Opus Clip plan, you can even schedule your publications in advance from the “Schedule” tab.


As you may have noticed, Opus Clip 3.0 is a powerful ally to increase your presence on social networks without spending hours on it. With its advanced AI, it does the heavy lifting for you, from selecting the best moments to dynamic editing to optimizing for each platform.

Short formats like Reels and Shorts are essential for capturing the attention of today's audiences and generating more views, engagement, and ad revenue. With Opus Clip, you have in your hands the ideal tool to transform your existing videos into clips with high viral potential, almost instantly.

Imagine how much time and energy you're going to save. No more tedious viewing, time-consuming editing, and countless attempts to find the right titles and descriptions. With Opus Clip, you can create dozens of high-impact clips in a few minutes, multiply your reach by 10, 20, 30 and ultimately, make the most of your content.

So don't wait any longer, go ahead and test Opus Clip 3.0 and explode your engagement scores like never before. Social networks just have to be good, your clips will go viral!

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