How to reverse a video with Movavi Video Editor

Fancy making reverse videos?

Use Movavi Video Editor!
  • Edit and enhance videos easily
  • Add stylish transitions, titles, and filters
  • Stabilize and reverse video, equalize sound, and more

Download the program and follow the instructions below

How to Use Our Video Reverser

Edited by Pat Bitton

July 23, 2019

Want to play some videos backwards to surprise your relatives and friends? All you need is a special app that enables you to take advantage of this exciting effect. One of the better options is Movavi Video Editor – a powerful piece of software for editing multimedia files and much more. Download it now and you'll see how easy and fun video editing can be!

Learn how to reverse a video with our simple instructions!

Install the Reverse Video Editor

Double-click the downloaded file to run it and install the app following the on-screen instructions.

Add a Video Clip to the Program

Click the Add Media Files button and open the movie you want to play in reverse. It will appear on the Timeline in the lower part of the program window.

Add files to the reverse video editor

Make a Backward Video

Click the file on the Timeline and then the cogwheel icon (Clip Properties). In the Tools tab that opens, select the Reverse check box.

Reverse a video using the tools

Save the Edited Video

You can preview the result in the built-in player on the right. To save the reversed video, click Export and choose your preferred video format from the tabs in the export window: MP4, WMV, MKV, 3GP, etc. Enter the folder path in the Save to field and click Start. Now you know how to make videos go backwards. Go ahead and start changing the course of time!

Save the reversed video
Movavi Video-Editing Software

Movavi Video Editor

Creating videos has never been so easy!

  • Edit video clips, images, and audio on a timeline
  • Add transitions, filters, titles, and callouts
  • Use special effects like Chroma Key and Slo Mo
  • Export videos in any popular format