This article shows you how to start a new video when you're logged in to Clipchamp. If you haven't signed in yet or used our editor before, please see our signing up to Clipchamp article first.


Start editing a new video

Edit a video via the dashboard page: Once you have created a Clipchamp account and signed in, you'll be on the dashboard page at

The screen will look like this. In our example screenshot, all options to start a new video are highlighted in red.

Edit a video from inside the editor: If you are already inside the editor and have a current video project open, return to the dashboard by clicking on the Clipchamp menu logo, then click the back to home button.

All new videos default to a widescreen aspect ratio of 16:9. You can change the aspect ratio by clicking on the dropdown 16:9 button in the top right.


Where to next?

If you'd like to know how to start editing videos, check out how to edit a video help article. It provides quick tips and images that show you how to use Clipchamp's editing features.


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