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How to add slow motion effect to video

How to add slow motion effect to video

Slow motion is a cool video effect, if you want to make some special slow motion video for your YouTube channel, here is a step by step guide will show you how to add slow motion to video, easy to follow, I’m sure you can handle it.

The tool you need is this Video Editor, not free, but specially designed for newbie to video editing, it built-in many cool video effects. Only a few clicks to make amazing video. Well worth the money.

Step1. Download and install Video Editor. You can either click “Import” on the primary windows and select the video file from your computer, or simply drag and drop the video file to the User’s Album. Next, drag the video from User’s Album to Timeline for editing. Besides slow motion for your video, Video Editor comes with powerful features such as adding titles, photos with transition, applying visual effects, Picture-in-Picture video, and so on.

Step2. On the Timeline, double click on the added video to open up the video editing panel. You will see the Speed option, and the speed number indicates fast or slow motion. Move the little triangle button to 0.5 and you get a slow down version of the video. Click Play button in the preview windows to have a look at the new edited video.

  • 0.5: half of the original speed (Slow Down, Half)
  • 1: The original speed
  • 1.5: 1.5 times of the original speed (Speed Up, 1.5 x Speed)
  • 2: Double of the original speed (Speed Up, Double)

Tips: You can also click the bottom Audio menubar to make audio edits like change audio volume, pitch, set fade in/fade out effect, and more.

Step3. You could continue editing the videos. When all done, click “Create” to save the result. You can save the video in any popular formats on the computer by clicking “Format”. If you want to play YouTube video on iPod, iPhone, iPad, click “Device” and select your device. You can also share the video up to YouTube directly or burn the video to DVD.

If you need more detailed info, you can refer to this video guides of how to add slow motion effect to videos.

How to use iMovie to rotate videos

How to use iMovie to rotate videos

Sometimes you may record videos with your phone and you want to rotate the video. And here is a step by step guide will show you how to use iMovie to rotate the videos, the tutorial is easy to understand, even you are new to Mac can handle it.


iMovie is a proprietary video editing software application sold by Apple Inc. for the Mac and iOS (iPhone, iPad, iPad Mini and iPod Touch). Many Youtubers use iMovie to make and edit video for his YouTube channel, you can refer to this website to learn more tips about iMovie. Now, let’s start the guide.

Step1. Open your iMovie project first and import your video. iMovie supports MP4/MOV video, if your videos are not supported by iMovie, you can use this video converter for mac to convert the video first.

Step2. After you add the video into iMovie, hit the Rotate button to rotate your videos to the left or right. Each click turns your image 90 degrees.


Step3. Click the Play button in the viewer to preview the video. When you’re satisfied with the video rotating effect, simply click Done to finish rotating videos in iMovie.