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Ever wonder how The Daily Show gets its TV clips?

  • SnapStream, the cloud DVR for business, provides access to live TV for your entire team—wherever they are
  • Clip live TV using a side-by-side transcript
  • Easy to learn & use for non-experts to work with video
  • Search real-time closed captions of your recordings
  • Post directly to social media, YouTube, Slack & more

Find and publish video fast to engage your audiences

SnapStream is used by the major players in news, politics, sports, and entertainment to clip live TV and make moments that matter.

7+ billion

Video views

100+ million

Audience engagements

300+ thousand

Social media posts by customers


Clip & share from anywhere

SnapStream runs in the cloud and integrates with 20+ cloud storage, video, and social media services.


SnapStream TV Search features


SnapStream is a DirecTV National Accounts Partner

Kiss your cable box goodbye

With SnapStream's Managed TV Hosting service, we facilitate your DirecTV contract and run your cable boxes in our Houston data center.

Throw away your monthly cable bill—let us handle it for you instead.

155+ HDTV channels out of the box & in the cloud

Get channels unavailable on TV clipping services

Your own original recordings for fair use purposes


Streamlined user interface

Easy to learn & teach

Empower your team to work efficiently & collaboratively with broadcast TV content from anywhere—at home, in the office, or even on the go.

Side-by-side live transcript (closed captions)

Post clips directly to social media

Slack & email integrations support your work

Responsive mobile user interface


Comprehensive TV guide

Record anything or everything—automatically

Don’t miss a thing. Record any number of channels, shows, or episodes using SnapStream's powerful Guide interface and recording schedules.

Record any number of broadcast channels 24/7

Detailed guide for easy scheduling

Flexible recording (e.g. new episodes only)


TV multi-viewer

Keep an eye on everything

Scan multiple channels at once. Something catch your eye? Focus on a single source and play back a key moment.

Watch up to 4 shows at once

Volume, rewind, and jump to live edge

Clip & share without looking away


Search TV instantly, archive-wide

Find anything in a flash

Instantly search through years of your recordings. Transcripts are keyword-indexed— search for names, places, events or anything mentioned on TV. Jump directly in the video at the exact moment and make your clip—quick!

Advanced keyword & boolean search

Email alerts for mentions

Tag, annotate, and sort recordings

Easily source clips for topical mashups

For pro users

TV workflows for power-users

Integrate TV into your tech stack

SnapStream can plug TV content into your organization's existing technical infrastructure and production workflows in multiple ways. Have questions? Just ask!

Single sign-on (SSO) via SAML

Security group-based permissions

AWS S3-compatible storage options

Powerful workflows enable customized, automatic data retention schedules

20+ integrations with cloud storage and video services 


Let us show you how TV can be so much better

SnapStream TV Search is easy to learn and use. It's built for non-experts to do more—much, much more—with their cable TV.

Reach out today to learn how SnapStream can enable you to record and clip live TV in the cloud, from anywhere at any time.

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