How to edit Moments and video recordings captured on BlueStacks 5

How will this help?

You can now edit your Moments and video recordings effortlessly and give your videos a makeover using our video editor.

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Cut and trim your video to suit your choice and resize it in a single click to create videos for Tiktok, YouTube shorts and more!

Once you’ve completely edited the video, simply click on "Save Copy". You can then download, stream, and share the edited video with your community!

Get ready to unleash your editing prowess and craft your gaming moments like a pro!

How can I edit my videos?

1. Firstly, capture your gameplay by clicking on the "Screen Recording" icon on the Side toolbar and then select any of the following options:

  • Moments mode: Enable "Moments mode" and press "Ctrl+M" to capture the last 30 seconds of your gameplay.
  • Record Gameplay: Click on "Start recording" and once your gameplay is close to an end, click on the "Stop" button on the top bar.

NOTE: 1. If you are a Guest user, you can edit videos on BlueStacks 5.14.20 and above.
           2. To learn more about how to record your gameplay in BlueStacks 5, click here


2. Once your recording is complete, click on the "Media Gallery" icon on the Side toolbar. Then click on the three dots icon, as shown below, and select "Open on cloud".


3. Once your video opens on Cloud, click on the "Edit video" icon, as shown below.


3. A new tab for the video editor will open where you can trim, resize rename, download and share your videos! Click on the links below to learn more.

How to trim videos

  • Click on the "Trim" icon and then on the "Play" icon.
  • Drag the slider on the video timeline to set the "Start" and "End" time.
  • Once done, click on "Save Copy".
  • Your edited video will be saved in your Cloud folder library



  • All your edited videos can be accessed anytime from the "cloud folder". They will not be available in your "local folder".
  • If at any point you want to start over, you can click on the "Reset" option at the bottom bar.

How to crop videos

  • Click on the "Crop" icon at the bottom bar.
  • Select a preset size from the options available such as 1:1 (Instagram post), or 9:16 (YouTube short).
  • Once done, click on "Save Copy".
  • Your edited video will be saved in your Cloud folder.


How to rename videos

  • Click on the "Pen" icon on the top bar and rename the video as per your choice.
  • Once done, simply click on "Save Copy".


How to share videos

To share a video, simply click on the "Copy Link" icon on the top bar. The video link will be copied to the clipboard and you can paste the link anywhere and share your video!


How to download videos

To download a video, simply click on the "Download" icon on the top bar, as shown below. The video will be saved in your Downloads folder.


How to delete videos

To remove a video, simply click on the "Delete" icon on the top bar, as shown below. On the confirmation message, click on "Delete" and the video will be deleted.

NOTE: Once a video is deleted, you will not be able to access it again.


You are now all set to elevate your gameplay videos using our integrated video editor and transform your gaming moments into a work of art!

Thank you for choosing BlueStacks. We hope you enjoy using it. Happy Gaming!

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