YouTube now allows creators to remove copyrighted content from videos

YouTubers have always suffered from copyright infringement strikes. Often times, creators have to remove, edit, and re-upload the video to maintain monetization, which in turn affects user engagement. Well, with the latest YouTube Studio update, YouTube introduced a new tool called Assisted Trim to provide more flexibility for creators.

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With the Assisted Trim feature, YouTubers can simply remove the copyrighted content to lift the claim, thus eliminating the need to completely remove video from the platform. It would help a lot of YouTube creators who unknowingly add copyrighted content to their videos.

As you can see in the GIF above, YouTube offers three ways to remove the claimed content. You can either cut the segment containing the content, mute the disputed audio, or even replace the audio with another audio portion of your choice.

For now, the Claimed segment endpoints are predefined and you cannot modify them. YouTube says it would allow the endpoints to be adjusted later so the viewer experience isn’t interrupted.

With Assisted Trim, YouTube will now display information about a channel’s copyright notice on the Studio dashboard. “We also provide more transparency about the content of the copyright removal than ever before, now surfacing the specific description of the copyrighted work by the requester in the takedown notice. In cases where this information is not readily available, it is possible to contact our copyright team to obtain a copy of the takedown notice. “, AT writes the company representative on a support page .

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A new “Copyright Claims” video list filter and a “Restrictions” column have also been added to the Videos page which allows creators to quickly filter all videos affected by copyright infringement or copyright infringement. Content ID claims.