How To Slow Down a Video on iPhone

How To Slow Down a Video on iPhone – Video editing is an increasingly popular skill in the digital age, and with the advanced capabilities of iPhones, it’s easier than ever to create stunning, professional-quality videos right from your phone.

One particularly interesting aspect of video editing is the ability to slow down footage, adding dramatic effect or clarity to certain scenes.

In this comprehensive guide, we’ll explore everything you need to know about how to slow down a video on your iPhone, including built-in features, third-party apps, and expert tips.

How To Slow Down a Video on iPhone

Method 1: Using iMovie (for iOS 13 and later):

  1. Download iMovie from the App Store if you don’t already have it installed on your iPhone.
  2. Open iMovie.
  3. Tap on the “+” icon to create a new project.
  4. Choose “Movie” as your project type.
  5. Select the video you want to slow down from your Camera Roll or Albums.
  6. Drag the video clip to the timeline at the bottom of the screen.
  7. Pinch or use the slider on the timeline to adjust the duration of the clip, making it longer to slow it down. The slower you want it, the more you should extend the clip.
  8. To slow it down even further, you can tap on the speedometer icon (turtle icon) above the timeline. Select “Slow” to reduce the speed further.
  9. Once you’re satisfied with the speed, tap the checkmark in the upper-right corner.
  10. To save your edited video, tap the share icon (box with an arrow) and choose the desired export settings.

Method 2: Using the Photos app (for iOS 14 and later):

  1. Open the “Photos” app on your iPhone.
  2. Find and select the video you want to slow down in your Camera Roll or Albums.
  3. Tap “Edit” in the upper-right corner of the screen.
  4. At the bottom of the screen, you’ll see a timeline of your video. Tap on it to reveal the editing controls.
  5. You’ll see a slider labeled “Speed.” Slide it to the left to reduce the speed and slow down the video. As you move the slider to the left, the video will play more slowly.
  6. Preview the video to make sure you’re satisfied with the speed adjustment.
  7. Once you’re happy with the slowed-down video, tap “Done.”
  8. Tap “Save as New Clip” if you want to keep the original video and save the slowed-down version separately.

Your video should now be slowed down using either the iMovie app or the Photos app, depending on the method you chose.

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