Forums  /  Speedrunning  /  Can someone explain to a Twitch n00b how using 'highlights' to submit speeduns works?

Was just doing a quick Google and apparently Twitch deletes VODs unless you make a highlight of the specific speedrun. How does that work? Is that like a separate VOD that doesn't delete, and that you can put as a link when submitting runs?


Yes, Twitch deletes stream vods after 14 days automatically. Highlighting the interesting part of the vod (or the whole) prevents deletion.
When you highlight a vod a separate video is created. So if you submitted a run with the original vod you should probably edit that submission and insert the link for the highlight.

For info how to create one, see the official guide:

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