3 Things About Slow Motion You Need to Know


Do you like slow motion video? Slow motion effect has long been one of the coolest effects in video. In the past, we used to use expensive cameras to create slow motion video. Now, with the development of video technology, we can easily apply slow motion effects to video without needing any expensive slow motion camera.

Part 1. Shoot Slow Motion Video with Cameras
Some phone cameras have slo-mo features that help you shoot video in slow motion. Open your Android or iOS phones, select the settings icon, select the slo-mo or slow motion option to shoot your video. It is recommended to shoot video no longer than 10 seconds.

When shooting video with a slow motion camera, you need to keep the camera as steady as possible. Otherwise, it will cause blurriness and change of focus.

Slo-mo feature indeed can shoot slow-motion video. But, if you want to create a perfectly slow motion video, you need to use slow motion video editor.

Part 2. Create Slow Motion Video with Video Editor
In addition to slow motion cameras, you can turn to slow motion app to create and edit slow motion videos. However, which video editor is the best choice for you. Here, we will show the top 3 slow motion apps with detailed steps.

MiniTool MovieMaker
MiniTool MovieMaker, free, watermark-free video editor, is your first choice to make a slow motion video because of its simple interfaces as well as powerful functions. Besides, with this free video editor, you can speed up video, and reverse video.

MiniTool MovieMaker, no ads, no bundle video editor, not only can create slow motion videos, but also contains many other cool video effects. For instance, it contains about 100 video transitions including fade-in, back to white, dissolve, etc. And, it contains video filter effects and animated text modules including titles, subtitles, and end credits.
How to Make Slow Motion Videos?

Step1. Download and install MiniTool MovieMaker on PC. Open it and close the movie templates window to enter into its main interface. (Templates can help you create cool movies as well as movie trailers easily.)
Step 2. Import your videos files, drag and drop them to the timeline.
Step 3. Slow down video

To make a slow motion video, you can right-click the video in the timeline and choose the speed icon, tap Slow and choose from 0.5X to 0.01X. You can review the slow motion effect.

When slowing down video, you will find there are other 2 options, Fast and Reverse. With these two excellent features, you can speed up video, and reverse video.

Step 4. Save slow motion video.

After making a slow motion video, you can click the Export button to save it on your PC with different formats including MP4, WMV, AVI, etc. Of you course, you can save the video into GIF. While saving video, you can change video bitrate, video resolution and video quality.

Part 3. Slow Motion Video Players
Do you know which video player has the feature of playing a video in slow motion? The following are the top 3 media players with slow motion feature.

Windows Media player
Windows Media player, developed by Microsoft, can play almost all audio and video files, and lets you view images. It has been the standard video player for Windows.

And, this tool lets you watch a video in slow motion. Open the video in Windows Media Player, select Menu and choose Enhancements. Click the Play speed settings and move the slider to a desired space to watch the video in slow motion.

Like slow motion effects? You can shoot slow motion video with cameras, you can watch video in slow motion and you can use video editing software to add a permanent slow motion effect to your video. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us!

What is slow motion used for?
Formally, slow motion effect is referred to as speed ramping. When watching action movies, we can see there are some slow motion effects. For instance, we will notice the famous bullet-dodging effect in The Matrix. We can watch videos in slow motion in video players, and we can create slow motion videos with video editors.
How do I watch MP4 in slow motion?
To watch MP4 video in slow motion, you can try video players or video editors. MiniTool MovieMaker is recommended here since it can add a permanent slow motion effect to your MP4. Open this free editor, import MP4, drag and drop it to timeline, select it, click the speed button, choose slow and pick up a speed option. Now, you can watch MP4 in slow motion.
Can you watch YouTube in slow motion?
Open your video in YouTube.
Click the settings button.
Tap Playback speed.
Select a speed (0.25, 0.5, or 0.75) to watch it in slow motion.
Can VLC play slow motion?
Open VLC.
Select Playback.
Tap Speed.
Select a speed option like Slower (fine) and Slower.
Watch your video in slow motion.

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Created by Baojin Lee 2 years 35 weeks ago – Made popular 2 years 35 weeks ago
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