Remove “Create a new video” Option from Right-click Menu in Windows 10

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With the Windows 10 Photos app set as the default image viewer, when you right-click on an image or video file (or a group of files), you’ll see the Create a new video option in the context menu.

"create a new video" context menu

The Create a new video option lets you create a video clip from the list of selected image files, and optionally export the video file or save to your OneDrive account via the Photos app.

"create a new video" context menu using photos app

This article tells you how to remove the Create a new video option from the right-click menu if you don’t use it and would like to declutter the right-click menu.

Remove “Create a new video” Option from Right-click Menu

To remove the Create a new video right-click menu option, follow these steps:



Note: The Create a new video option doesn’t show up in the right-click menu if you’ve set Windows Photo Viewer or any other app (other than the Photos app) is set as the default photo viewer.

  1. Right-click Start, click Run
  2. Type regedit.exe and click OK.
  3. In the Registry Editor window, go to the following branch:
    HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\AppX43hnxtbyyps62jhe9sqpdzxn1790zetc\Shell\ShellCreateVideo
  4. Right-click the key ShellCreateVideo and choose Delete. Click Yes to confirm.
  5. Then, go to the following branch:
    HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\AppXk0g4vb8gvt7b93tg50ybcy892pge6jmt\Shell\ShellCreateVideo
  6. Right-click the key ShellCreateVideo and choose Delete. Click Yes to confirm.
  7. Exit the Registry Editor.

Additional note

AppX43hnxtbyyps62jhe9sqpdzxn1790zetc programmatic identifier applies to the following image file types:

.bmp, .dib, .gif, .heic, .ico, .jfif, .jpe, .jpeg, .jpg, .jxr, .png, .thumb, .tif, .tiff, .wdp

AppXk0g4vb8gvt7b93tg50ybcy892pge6jmt programmatic identifier applies to the following video file types:

.3g2, .3gp, .3gp2, .3gpp, .asf, .avi, .m2t, m2ts, .m4v, .mkv, .mov, .mp4, mp4v, .mts, .wm, .wmv

That’s it! You’ve now removed the “Create a new video” context menu option for image and video file types in Windows 10.

See also How to Remove “Edit with Paint 3D” & “Edit with Photos” from Right-click Menu in Windows 10

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