Slowing Down a Video with Movavi Video Editor

Although most videos tend to be filmed (and played) at a normal speed, sometimes altering that speed and slowing it down can be useful. In fact you may even have seen this sort of ‘slow motion’ effect in action in the past, as it is widely used in action movies as well as lots of other videos.

Assuming you want to slow down the playback speed of your videos then you will need to edit it. While you may not have much experience editing videos, rest assured that Movavi Video Editor will make it easy for you to edit your video and slow down its playback speed by whatever factor you see fit.

Due to the clean and intuitive user interface of Movavi Video Editor it shouldn’t take long for you to find the feature that controls the video speed. Essentially you just need to look under the ‘Clip Properties’ – which will show up as a ‘cogwheel’ icon once you add a video to the software.

Within the Clip Properties you’ll find all the various properties of your video – including it playback speed. All you need to do is move the slider marked as ‘Speed’ to the left to slow down your video however much you see fit, or move it to the right to speed it up.

If you feel you need more detailed instructions just head over to Odds are you probably won’t however, as it should take you a minute or two at most to locate the setting and adjust the speed of your video.

Initially you may want to experiment a little bit and set the playback speed at different quantities to see how your video looks. Additionally you may also want to experiment with the other features in Movavi Video Editor and use them in tandem with the slow motion effect as well to trim out unwanted parts, merge clips together, improve the video quality, apply special effects, add captions, and much more.

After you experiment a little with the features in Movavi Video Editor, you should get a feel for how they work and be able to apply them to your videos. It won’t be long before you’re able to quickly edit your videos in exactly the shape and form that you require, and that will open up even more options in terms of the effects that you can produce.

By Franklin Cedric