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How to loop a video online for free 

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Sometimes a video is just too good not to watch it on an automatic repeat. If you are looking to create a website video, meme, GIF or simply want to watch your wipeout video over and over again, our new online loop video and GIF feature is the perfect tool for you! Below is everything you need to know about how to loop a YouTube video, social media video or GIF online in 5 easy steps. We also assist you through how to directly upload your loop YouTube video to social media.

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Step by step guide on how to loop video

Below is how to create free video loops with Clipchamp. 

Step 1. Log into Clipchamp or sign up for free

Loop YouTube video by head on over to Clipchamp, sign up today for free or log into your existing account. Click the Login button at the top right corner. The editor will automatically open once you sign in.  

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Step 2. Create a new project

Select the purple + Create a Video button at the top right corner of your screen. The editor will automatically open. Change the size ratio of your project by clicking on the 16:9 ratio button on the right hand side. Hover over the ratios and click on your preferred ratio. We are using 16:9 Widescreen video ratio for the purpose of this tutorial. 

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Step 3. Upload video file or choose from our stock footage

To loop your video online, you will first need to upload your video file. To upload your personal video file, YouTube video or instagram video, click on the + Browse Files purple button on the editor. Select the video you would like to loop to return back to the editor. You can also Drag and Drop your video file into the library. 

If you are wanting to use stock footage, select Stock on the left sidebar to open the Stock library. Search a specific genre or scroll through our folders. Once you have found the video file you would like to use, click on the + add button then Close to return to the editor. Your soon to be loop video will appear in your media library. You can also use a YMP4 converter to upload a better downloaded quality videos from YouTube into the library.

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Step 4. How to loop a video for free

Drag and drop your video onto the timeline. Click on the Duplicate button to loop video. Click the Duplicate button as many times as you want to loop the video and it will automatically create a copy. To see your full timeline, click the → ← Fit To Screen button and all of your duplicated videos will appear on the screen without having to scroll across.

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Step 5. Export your loop mp4 video

The final step will be to finish and save your video as a loop mp4 video file. Once you have finished reviewing your video and made any changes, click on the Export button at the top right corner of the editor. A pull out window will appear with saving options. We recommend saving in 1080p for the highest quality resolution and clicking Compression for a smaller video file size. Click Continue to start exporting your new loop mp4. Save your video to your computer, Box, Google Drive, Dropbox, OneDrive or directly upload to YouTube.

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Check out our loop video!

In 5 easy steps you too can create your very own loop YouTube video. Share with friends directly through Clipchamp using email, Facebook Messenger or WhatsApp. You can even upload your loop YouTube video directly to YouTube via the export page. An embed link will also be provided. 

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Written by Christie Passaris on March 3, 2021
About the Author

Christie Passaris is a freelance writer by day, and fashion designer by night. While she enjoys creating iconic looks and teaching others about Clipchamp's latest features, her true love is for her dog, Billy the Beagle.

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