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How To Export Video in CapCut More Than 15 Minutes

How To Export Video in CapCut More Than 15 Minutes

Have you ever invested all your passion and energy into a project, only to realize that you cannot export a video in CapCut which is more than 15 minutes long?

To export a video in CapCut more than 15 minutes, play the video within the app. Now, use the screen recording feature on your mobile device or computer to capture and save the video directly to your mobile device gallery or computer folder. 

In this comprehensive article, we’ll answer how to export a video in CapCut that is more than 15 minutes long. We’ll also discuss where exported CapCut videos are located on your device.

How many minutes is the limit of CapCut?

CapCut imposes a maximum time limit of 15 minutes for editing and exporting a video. So, if you try to save or export a project that exceeds this duration, the CapCut app crashes or throws an error message, indicating that the video cannot be processed due to its length.

How do I export video in CapCut more than 15 minutes?

If you want to bypass the limit and export a video in CapCut, which is more than 15 minutes, here are 2 solutions to help you do so without any hassle.

Export Short Clips and Merge 

One way to export a video in CapCut that exceeds the 15-minute limit is to divide it into multiple parts and save them individually.

Afterward, use another video editing application to merge the clips. To do this:

iOS/Android:

  • LaunchCapCut.”
  • Tap “New Project.”
  • Choose a video and tap “Add.”
  • Edit a clip that is shorter than 15 minutes.
  • Tap the export icon at the screen’s upper-right corner and tap “Other.”
  • Select “Save Video” to export the video to your gallery.
  • Repeat the process till you save the entire video in your phone gallery.

Now, install Filmora,” open it, tap “New Project,” select the edited video clips you want to merge, and tap “Import.” Edit the video in the timeline to properly combine the clips, tap “Export,” and share it to any social media platform.

Computer:

  • Open “CapCut.” 
  • Click “New Project.” 
  • Select “Import.” 
  • Choose the video you want to edit, hold it, and drag it to the timeline.
  • Edit a clip that is shorter than 15 minutes.
  • Click the “Export” button in the upper-right corner of the screen.
  • Click “Export” on the pop-up bar.
  • Repeat the process till you save the entire video on your computer.

Next, use Filmora Video Editor to merge the edited clips by following these steps:

Downloading Filmora to merge CapCut video clips
  • Go to “Import” > “Import with Instant Cutter Tool” > “Merge” and click “Open Files.”
  • Locate and select the video clips you want to combine.
  • Click “Export.”
  • Rename your merged video file and choose where you want to save the video.
  • Select “OK” from the pop-up bar, and your video clip will be saved in the folder you chose while exporting.

Screen Record the Video

Another way to export longer videos in CapCut that surpass the 15-minute limit is to screen record it on your mobile device or PC. Here’s how:

iOS:

  • Open “Settings.”
  • Go to the “Control Centre.”
  • Now tap the plus icon next to “Screen Recording.”
Screen recording CapCut video on iPhone
  • Next, open the “Capcut” app.
  • Select the video project you want to export and tap the full-screen icon.
  • Swipe down from the lower-left corner of your phone to open the Control Centre.
  • Tap ”Screen Recording” and play the video.
  • Once the video has ended, open the Control Centre, and tap “Screen Recording” to turn off the recording.

Android:

  • Launch the “Capcut” app.
  • Tap the project you want to export.
  • Tap the full-screen icon at the lower-left corner of the preview. 
  • Swipe down on your device’s screen to open the Quick Settings panel.
  • Tap “Screen Record.”
  • Tap “Start” and play the video.
  • Once the video has ended, open “Quick Settings” again and tap “Screen Recorder” to turn off the recording. 

Mac:

  • Open “CapCut.”
  • Go to “Menu.”
  • Select “Back to home page.”
  • Click the project you want to export.
  • Click the full-screen icon.
  • Press “Shift” + “Command” + “5” to open the Screenshot toolbar.
  • Select “Record” from the toolbar and play the video.
  • Once the video has ended, press “Control” + “Command” + “esc.” 

Windows:

  • Open “CapCut.”
  • Go to “Menu.”
  • Select “Back to home page.”
  • Click the project you want to export.
  • Click the full-screen icon.
  • Press “Windows” + “Alt” + “R” and play the video.
  • Once the video has ended, press “Windows” + “Alt” + “R” to stop recording.

Once you stop screen recording, you can find the recorded videos in your mobile device’s gallery or a designated computer folder.

Where is CapCut video exported?

Now that you’ve exported your videos for over 15 minutes, you might want to know where to find the saved CapCut projects on your mobile device or computer

iOS:

Your videos are saved in the “CapCut” folder within the “Files” app on your iOS device. However, you can also locate them in the “Photos” app. 

Android:

On Android devices, CapCut creates a folder named “CapCut” in the Files Manager or Files app and saves your exported video to it.

To locate this folder:

Computer:

When using CapCut on Windows or Mac, you have the flexibility to select the desired location for saving your exported videos that are more than 15 minutes.

CapCut automatically saves videos to C:\Users\[your name]\AppData\Local\CapCut\User Data\Projects\com.lveditor.draft in Windows. 

If you are a Mac user, you’ll find the exported projects in this default folder:

 /User/[Your Name]/Movies/CapCut/User Data/Projects/com.lveditor.draft.

Conclusion

In this article, we’ve discussed how to export a video in CapCut that is more than 15 minutes and explored 2 easy-to-follow workarounds to exceed the duration of the default maximum recording time.

Hopefully, now you can showcase your creativity and export your content from CapCut easily without any duration restrictions holding you back.

Author

  • Tauqeer Ahmed

    Tauqeer Ahmed is a technology expert with over 10 years of experience in the industry. He has a degree in Computer Science and specializes in network security and software troubleshooting. You can find out more about him at https://helpfixthat.com/tauqeer-ahmed/