How to put a video in fast motion on iPhone

We have a few options to put a video in fast motion on iPhone and logically some of them are more complicated to do than others. In this sense, today we will see how you can adjust the speed of a video directly using editing programs such as the native of Apple iMovie which is also free, Tilshift video, Perfect video and other apps.

The important thing when editing a video is that the tool is simple to use and above all that it allows the user to carry out the type of editing they want. It is evident that For iOS users, it is undoubtedly best to use the one that comes native to the iPhone, which is iMovie, but you can also choose other apps or tools that allow the action of putting a video in fast and slow motion and offering editing options.

How to put a video in fast motion on iPhone with iMovie

We will start with iMovie. And is that most users are unaware of the potential of this great application that Apple offers both on iOS devices and macOS. The possibilities that iMovie offers to adjust the speed in video clips are really enormous, we can set multiple intervals so that single clip go fast, then slow, then fast again, but the possibilities are endless at the time of editing.

One point to keep in mind in iMovie video editing is to have the application updated to the latest version available in this case for iOS users it is 2.3.3 and offers a good handful of options for editing Video from our iPhone.

Once we have the iMovie application open, what we have to do is click on open a project at the + symbol. When we have the project open, we must select it so that the Actions button appears at the bottom, the speed button that is the one we are interested in, along with the volume, titles and filters.

What we have to do is drag directly with your finger To the right the bar that appears once we select the speed setting, if we go to the right we will increase the video playback speed and if we go to the left we will reduce it by putting it in slow motion. It is important to be clear that this double speed setting (X2) is available for the iPhone 5s, iPad Air, iPad mini with Retina display and later devices. So we have the fast-motion video ready, we save the project and that’s it.

It is important to mention that iMovie maintains the audio pitch of video clips that are sped up or slowed down. You can change this configuration from the project configuration section itself and it is not complicated at all. For this reason, what we achieve is to keep the audio in normal mode if we only want to accelerate the images.

With the project open, we tap on the project configuration button that appears as the cogwheel and then we press to activate “The speed changes the pitch”. This makes a recorded voice higher when the speed is increased or lower when the video speed is decreased.

Adjust video speed in sections in iMovie

Another option that we have available is to adjust the speed by sections and for this we have to tocar the part of the clip directly that we want to adjust the speed. In this sense, it is important to remember that the clip or part of the video has to be cut in phases, it cannot be a whole clip since in this case it would increase the speed of the entire video.

To cut the entire video in the event that we do not have several clips, we simply have to click on it and choose the “Scissors” icon and then click on the divide option, this is obviously done by keeping the perpendicular white line (which appears in the center of the editor) right at the point we want to cut the video. Once the video is cut or divided, we simply have to click on the box again until a part of the video that we want to increase the speed and click again on the speed icon that appears at the bottom.

Do not be afraid to make a mistake when cutting the video or editing it iMovie is very simple but it also offers the option to go back. This is done by clicking on the arrow that appears in the upper right part (shaped like a backward curve) we will go back a previous step to undo what was edited.

It is also good to remember that in iMovie maintains the speed of video clips recorded in slow motion. This means that if we have a video recorded in slow motion, iMovie will project it the same. This can be clearly seen at the bottom of the video itself with a small white streak.

When click on the «speedometer» icon, it will be marked in yellow. We can adjust the space that we want to see in slow motion by dragging with our finger or even eliminate it completely by bringing this space together by dragging.

Tilshift video is another video editing app

But not everything stays in iMovie, there are many other applications such as Tilshift video to put our videos in fast motion. In this case, the application has a single cost of 3.99 euros for iOS devices and offers its full potential without integrated purchases.

We can say that these are the simplest applications to carry out this video editing and that our shorts are played in fast or slow motion. Personally, the native Apple application is much more intuitive for me, but in this case Tilshift video can also be useful. It is a veteran app with few updates so it is quite archaic in terms of the interface, although it is true that the functionality is really satisfactory.

In this case we simply have to open the application itself, pass the video clip in it and click on the settings to edit the playback speed. All settings appear on the main screen so its use is not complicated at all.

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Perfect video is another app available for iOS

This is a somewhat more current application, with many settings and video editing options. It is true that most video editing apps on iOS resemble native Apple, but in this case it is also somewhat more complicated to use compared to the previous ones shown in this article.

Obviously each user can choose one or another application but in this case if you want to add some mosaic view, color effects, add chroma effects and other configurations you will have to pay for it. This does not happen with native applications and less so with Apple ones.

To edit the video in this application, the settings are somewhat more elaborate and we have to investigate the menu to carry out our purpose, which in this case is to increase the speed of the video. The speed edit option appears at the bottom of the menu, with a bar just like it does in iMovie. We select the speed and save the project. Ready, we already have the speed of the edited video.

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The recommendation in this case is that each one chooses the application that can best suit their task, but for most users the native Apple is more than enough.

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