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This tutorial will show you how to share and/or download your Express Video project.

Once you have finished working on your video, you can share and/or download it. The buttons for each of these are located above the video preview area.  

Share and download buttons

Download an Express Video

If you want to upload your video somewhere such as Canvas or YouTube, you will need to first download it to your computer.

  1. Click the Download button above the video preview area.
download button

Express Video will prepare your video for downloading, and then a window will pop up so you can select where to download your video to on your computer (will look different on Windows).

  1. Navigate to where you want the video to go, then click the blue Save button in the lower-right corner of this window.
download destination

Your video will download to your computer, how the progress of this is shown will differ by which web browser you’re using.

Sharing an Express Video

If you want to send as a link of your video instead of the video file, you will be able to Publish your video and get a sharable link. 

  1. Click the Share button above the video preview area.
share button
  1. Click Publish.
share options
  1. Apply a title, category, and/or subtitle to your video as well as adjust how your name displays.
publish settings

For example, you may want to adjust the name field if it’s showing your legal first name, but you go by your middle name. To do this, click the switch next to the Author field to unlock the field.

  1. When you’re done with your video’s settings, click Create Link.

These settings can be updated if needed later.

Express Video will upload your video to your Creative Cloud account and then create a sharable link for you.


  1. Click the Copy button so that you can paste it where you need to.
published video link

NOTE: Do NOT copy/paste the web address from the address bar of the browser. This address is only available to you for editing your video.

You can paste the copied link to whom/wherever you need to and your video will be viewable on any web browser.