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How to Make Time-Lapse Video (with Pictures)

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What Is Time-Lapse?
Capturing a lot of photos of a scene over some time, and assembling them to create a seamless sped-up video. In other words, film frames are captured is much more spread out than the frequency used to view the sequence.
How to Make Time-Lapse Videos with MiniTool MovieMaker
Step 1. Download and install MiniTool MovieMaker on PC.

Download free MiniTool MovieMaker, install it on Windows by following the installation instructions. After that, launch this free time-lapse video editor to get its main interface as follows.
Step 2. Upload video file.

Click the Import Media Files button to import the video file, then drag and drop it to the timeline.

Step 3. Create time-lapse video.

Select the video file in the timeline, and click the Speed icon. Then, tap Fast, and choose an option like 2X to make time-lapse video by converting a standard video.
Step 4. Add music to video.

Some people always say that music is the soul of video. It sounds like a bit of an exaggeration. However, a successful video, especially time-lapse video, always has an appropriate soundtrack.

Step 5. Save the time-lapse video.

How to Make Time-Lapse Video Online
If you don’t want to install any time-lapse video editor, you also can speed up your video to make a time-lapse as long as you turn to a free online tool such as Kapwing, Animoto, etc.

Here, we’ll show how to make a time-lapse video online via Kapwing.

Step 1: Open the online speed change tool, Kapwing, and upload the video file from your PC. You also can import a video from YouTube, or Vimeo.

Step 2: To make time-lapse video online, click a speed, like 4x, to increase the speed of your video. The Kapwing editor will show the expected length of the output video once you click on a speed.

How to Make Time-Lapse Videos in Phone
Most smartphone cameras have built-in time-lapse feature. To create time-lapse videos, you can open your phone camera, and select the Time Lapse feature to shoot a video.
When shooting a time-lapse video, please place your phone in a secure spot where it won't move around a lot. After that, click the record button to start shooting a video. Tap the record button when you are done. Finally, save video in your Camera Roll, thus you can easily upload it to social media to share.

Tips: To make your time-lapse video is wide instead of tall, you need to turn your phone when you're making a landscape video.

How to Make Time-Lapse Videos with GoPro or Other Action Cameras
If you are planning to combine some interval shooting to create a movie that spans many minutes, hours, or even days, you can try time-lapse cameras to shoot videos. Here, we take GoPro for example.

To shoot time-lapse videos via GoPro, it is recommended to prepare a tripod attachment for the GoPro.

If you don’t want to buy a tripod, you need to move around to shoot time-lapse video.

Mount the camera on the tripod, turn the camera on, go to the menu and find the Time Lapse Video option. Next, record the video. After stop recording, you can watch it, and import it to computer to edit it.

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