Tips and Tricks

To use the new Stitch feature on TikTok

When you post a video on TikTok, your creativity has the potential to ignite a chain reaction. Videos can kickstart new trends, inspire Duets, and transform into remixes. Today, we’re excited to announce the launch of a new editing feature called Stitch, which introduces yet another way for users to engage with the world of content that’s made and shared every day by the ever-creative TikTok community.

Stitch allows users the ability to clip and integrate scenes from another user’s video into their own. Like Duet, Stitch is a way to reinterpret and add to another user’s content, building on their stories, tutorials, recipes, math lessons, and more.

Users can decide in their settings whether or not others can Stitch their content, just like with Duet. The option can be accessed on the Privacy and Safety page under ‘Settings and Privacy,’ where users can enable or disable Stitch for all videos. The option can also be toggled for each individual video uploaded. Every video made with Stitch attributes the original creator in the new video’s caption, and the caption attribution links directly to the original, clipped video.

We have lots of ideas about how users will make use of Stitch, but we’re confident we’ll be delighted and surprised by our community’s ingenuity in creating with it and bringing new stories to life. The possibilities are endless!

To use the new Stitch feature, follow these simple instructions:

  1. Open the TikTok app, find a video you’d like to Stitch, and hit the “Send to” button.
  1. Press the “Stitch” button.
  1. Select up to five seconds from the video. You can trim the clip to your preferred duration.
  1. Record your addition to the Stitched clip.
  1. Start Stitching together your videos for expanded storytelling!

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