How to Do Slow-Mo on CapCut?

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Written by: Alex Popa

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How to Do Slow-Mo on CapCut?

Are you looking for a guide on how to do a slow-mo video on CapCut? You’ve come to the right place!

Follow these simple steps, and you’ll have a slow-mo video in no time:

  1. Select “New project
  2. Select your video
  3. Tap on “Edit
  4. Select “Speed
  5. Select “Normal
  6. Move the speed marker to the left
  7. Select the “Make it smoother” option
  8. Select “Better quality
  9. Tap on the checkmark icon to finish

Read below for a step-by-step guide on how to do a slow-mo effect on CapCut!

1. Tap on “New Project

Tap on "New Project"
Tap on “New Project

First step – open CapCut and tap on the “New Project” button in the top-left corner. It’s how you start editing a new video.

2. Select a video and tap on “Add

Select a video and tap on "Add"
Select a video and tap on “Add

Find the video you want to edit, select it, and tap on the “Add” button in the bottom-right corner to start editing it.

3. Select “Edit

Select "Edit"
Select “Edit

Once you open the editing screen, look for the “Edit” button in the bottom-left corner. You’ll find it next to other options like “Audio“, “Text“, “Stickers“, and more.

Tap on it when you find it!

4. Select “Speed

Select "Speed"
Select “Speed

The next step after selecting “Edit” is to select “Speed” from the bottom menu bar. This will take you to another page where you can choose speed options.

5. Select “Normal

Select "Normal"
Select “Normal

Once you select “Speed“, you’ll get to this page, where you need to choose between “Normal” and “Curve“.

To do a general slow-mo effect on the entire video, select “Normal“.

6. Decrease the speed

Decrease the speed
Decrease the speed

This page is where you can create the slow-mo effect on your video. Move the speed marker to the left to decrease the playback speed.

0.1x is the lowest available speed, and 1x is the average speed. Play around with the marker, replay the video, and find the good slow-mo effect.

7. Tap on the “Make it smoother” option

Tap on the "Make it smoother" option
Tap on the “Make it smoother” option

To make your video smoother, I recommend using the “Make it smoother” option, which CapCut added recently.

Tap on the option and select “Better quality” from the menu.

Select "Better quality" from the menu
Select “Better quality” from the menu

The “Better quality” option will smoothen your video even when playing at slow-mo, removing any frames or rough visuals.

8. Tap on the checkmark icon

Tap on the checkmark icon
Tap on the checkmark icon

Once satisfied with the slow-mo effect, save your changes by tapping on the “Checkmark” icon in the bottom-right corner.

You’ll know that the video has saved the slow-mo effect once you see the loading screen and the following notification.

Read the notification to see that the slow-mo effect was applied
Read the notification to see that the slow-mo effect was applied

You’ll know that CapCut has saved the slow-mo modifications to the video once the “Smooth slow motion applied” notification appears.

Once that happens, you can export the video or share it via social media!

Conclusion

So, there you have it. To apply a slow-motion effect on your video in CapCut, follow the steps below:

  1. Select “New project
  2. Select your video
  3. Tap on “Edit
  4. Select “Speed
  5. Select “Normal
  6. Move the speed marker to the left
  7. Select the “Make it smoother” option
  8. Select “Better quality
  9. Tap on the checkmark icon to finish

Remember, this method lets you only apply a slow-mo effect on the entire video. You can’t use slow-mo on individual segments of the video.

If you want to do that, use the “Curve” option instead of the “Normal” option when you select the “Speed” feature.

If you have any questions, leave a comment below, and I’ll reply as soon as possible!

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Alex Popa

My name is Alex and I have a knack for social media in all its shapes and forms. I’ve dealt with such things for quite some time and I noticed that many people have issues with social media and technicalities.

Unforeseen errors, bugs, and other problems make their use of social media problematic. These things will be discussed amply in the guides on Whizcase.

I'll present the facts as they are, and offer quick and easy solutions for them.

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