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How to speed up a video?

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 Make A Fast Motion Video

Video acceleration is often used in movies and TV shows to create a comedic effect. You can also apply a fast forward video effect to long scenes in your movie to reduce the time they take. It’s particularly helpful in instances where you want to show the whole scene but don’t want to make the movie overly long.

You can use Movavi software to speed up video with just a couple of clicks. Movavi Video Editor is an all-in-one video editing program that you can use to create your own movie, complete with special effects, music, and title text.

Creating video that uses the fast motion effect is really easy. Just follow these five simple steps and see for yourself!

1. Install Movavi Video Editor

Download the software installation file to your computer, launch the setup, and follow the installation instructions.

2. Add Your Video to the Program

Start the program and choose Create project in full feature mode. After that, click the Add Media Files button, and locate the video file you want to speed up.

The video you’ve chosen will be automatically added to the Timeline at the bottom of the program window.

3. Speed Up Video Playback

To change video speed click the Clip Properties button and move the Speed slider to the right to increase the speed of your clip.

4 (Optional). Adjust the Soundtrack

When you change the video playback speed, the audio speed also changes. If you want to speed up only the video sequence, keeping the original soundtrack speed, here’s how to do it.



First, mute the original audio. To do this, click the Mute track icon as shown in the screen image.



Upload the original video to the program one more time. Click on the audio under the video clip, drag it to the Audio Track, and place it below the original video clip. Then delete the video you’ve just added.



Now you have the accelerated video with the original soundtrack. You can also add a completely new audio track to your speeded-up scene – check our guide to adding audio to video for more information.

5. Export the Finished Video

You can save your speeded-up video in any popular video format, burn it to DVD, or upload to the web right from the program interface.

Click the Export button and choose your preferred option, for example Save as Video or For Apple Devices. Then choose your desired video format or device model and click Start. The program will save the movie to your computer’s hard drive, in the folder you specified.

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

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