How to Slow Down a Video on iPhone [Only three step]

2021-05-31 16:40:33

Ever seen how a cat or a peacock struts, taking their sweet time?

Now try recording that strut and making it into a slo-mo.

Yeah, same. Majestic walk.

Let’s use a popular social media platform like TikTok as an instance.

TikTok is known for its unique, amazing challenges.

A popular challenge that was widespread this year 2021, was the slow-motion challenge.

Whereby, you could be making a move and then, suddenly the slow-motion effect takes place and voila! A creative slow-motion video.

 It is quite known that Apple has some restrictions and that might seem less fun but, hey who said there isn’t a way out in every situation?

Escape rooms do have a way out as well.

As an iOS user, if you want to slow down a video outside the TikTok platform but you are not sure if that's possible or you perhaps,  you don’t know how to slow down a video on iPhone.

Well, then pop out the confetti, blow the whistle, and beat the drums because we’ve got creative steps for you on how to slow down a video on your iPhone.

Tag along with this article.

The in-built slo-mo function of an iPhone camera was created only for recording purposes.

You can’t make a solo video and directly use the slo-mo function of the camera, it doesn’t work that way.

However, there are applications with this slow-motion effect.

A top slow-motion application with over 80 million downloads is FilmoraGo.

FilmoraGo is the first iOS user-friendly video editor with both a dual camera function for recording and magical video editing tools created with stunning features such as aesthetic filters, movie-like effects, over 10,000 royalty-free background music, animated stickers and, texts and lots more creativity.

To slow down a video on your iPhone using FilmoraGo, we’ve got the guidelines ready for you.

Part1. Steps to slow down a video on your iPhone with FilmoraGo

Step 1: Install FilmoraGo from the App store. Tap on “new project” to begin your slow-motion project. Then select your desired video and import it to the timeline.

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Step 2: Tap on the “trim” option, scroll backward to access the “speed” option.

Click the “speed" option and drag the wheel to the left to slow down the video.

Step 3:  Use the “play head” above the timeline to preview your video. Once the speed changed, you can export the video to your iPhone Photos.

Now you are quite conversant with how to slow down a video on iPhone but, how about slowing a part of a video?

There are videos worthy of having the slow-motion effect but then, the real creativity and beauty of a slow-motion video are when just a part of it has the slow-motion effect.

To slow down a part of a video, you’d still require a third-party app and, a multi-functional third-party app is FilmoraGo.

FilmoraGo is the Siri to your iPhone videos. Whatever video editing wish you have, FilmoraGo fulfills it.

We’ve provided you with the step-by-step guide to slowing down part of a video with FilmoraGo;

Part2. Steps to slow down part of a video with the FilmoraGo

Step 1: Install FilmoraGo from the App store.

Step 2: Tap on “new project” to begin your slow-motion project.

Step 3: Select your desired video and import it to the timeline.

Step 4: Tap on the “trim” option, move the “cursor line” to the part you want to slow down and, tap on “split” below.

Step 5: Click on the split part of the video below the timeline, then tap on the “speed" option and drag the wheel to the left to slow down the video.

Step 6: Export your video to your iPhone Photos.

Final Word

The guidelines on how to slow down a video on iPhone weren't that hard, yeah? 

They say practice makes perfect, but on the first try of slowing down a video on iPhone with FilmoraGo, you'd already been a pro that needs no further practice.

Regardless of the type or size of video you want to slow down, FilmoraGo does the job with, zero hassle.

Keep in mind that, you don't have to limit editing your video to just the slow-motion effect, you can give it a movie-like shine by adding filters, effects, and background music.

Download FilmoraGo from the App Store and get creative! 

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