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Preview your videos in full-screen. All you need to do is collapse the timeline, property panel, and content sidebar, or click on the video preview button.

Step 1. Create a video or open an existing video in Clipchamp

An image of a video open in the editor.

Step 2. Collapse the sidebar

Collapse the content sidebar and property panel by clicking on the collapse/expand button (pictured). A keyboard shortcut isn't currently available.

An image of a user minimizing the side bars

A collapsed sidebar should look like this.

An image of collapsed side bars

Step 3. Collapse the timeline

Collapse the timeline by clicking the collapse/expand button (pictured), or use the keyboard shortcut command + option + 3.

An image of collapsing the timeline.

A collapsed timeline and sidebar should look like this, aka a full-screen preview!

An image of a preview of full screen mode.

If you have minimized your sidebars or timeline, click on the same collapse/expand button to expand the sidebar again.


You can also click on the full-screen preview button to preview your video.

An image of a user clicking on the full-screen preview button

Watch your video in full-screen mode. Press the esc key on your keyboard to return to the editor, or click on the full-screen mode button at the bottom right corner of your screen.

An image of full screen mode.

Try it in Clipchamp.

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