How to Slow down a TikTok in 2021

Monday July 5, 2021 6:45 PM PDT by webmaster webmaster

You got some cool moves, and then it’s time to flaunt them. Oftentimes you come across innovative videos on TikTok with a plethora of effects. Amongst them, slow motion is one of the most used features on the app.

There are two ways to slow down on a video on TikTok. One is available while recording the video using the speed option. Another one is after you are done recording or adding a pre-recorded video for posting, which involves going into the effects section.

How to Slow Down a TikTok Directly

There are 2 options to slow down TikTok in the app directly. You can slow down the TikTok video while recording the video or after recording. Both of them can slow down the TikTok video but in different steps. Here in this part, to slow down a TikTok video while recording will be your best bet. Now let’s check these methods out in detail.

#1. How to Slow Down TikTok Video While Recording

Step 1. Open TikTok from your home screen or your launcher and tap on the plus button given at the bottom. It will take you to the recording screen

Tap on the + Button

Tap on the + Button

Step 2. In the recording mode, first tap on the speed button given on the right side of the screen, along with other options. A speed dashboard will open up above the record button. You can go 0.5x or 0.3x slower on the video. Tap on either of the options for slowing down the video.

Click the Speed Button

Click the Speed Button

Step 3. Click the red button and start recording in slow motion. Single tap the record button for finishing the video recording. Then, select the next button and post a video like you normally would do after applying effects, stickers, and captions.

Select Next Button to Post the TikTok

Select Next Button to Post the TikTok

#2. How to Slow Down TikTok Video After Recording

Step 1. Head to the recording mode and tap on the upload button located on the right of the record button.

Upload TikTok

Upload TikTok

Step 2. Select video(s) for creating a Tik Tok video. Then tap on the Next button.

Select Video from TikTok

Select Video from TikTok

Step 3. Now select the speed button as denoted by the arrow A. After that, select the 0.5x speed for slowing down your Tik Tok video, as denoted by the arrow B.

Change TikTok Speed

Change TikTok Speed

Once the video has been slowed down, you can post in the typical fashion.

Further Reading – How to Change Speed on TikTok

The in-house speed slowing down is perfect as a last-minute resort. However, when you want to do it right with attention to detail, FilmForth gets the job done. FilmForth is a free video editor that makes it easy to slow down or speed up a TikTok video without a watermark, just like what we do on the app.

With FilmForth, you can easily add special effects to the video, change speed, volume, and background of the video , etc.

You can also check the detailed steps from this video tutorial to change the TikTok video speed.

Step 1. Download and launch FilmForth and create a new project through the new project button.

New Project on FilmForth

New Project on FilmForth

Step 2. Import a video through drag and drop. Alternatively, you can also use the Add Video/Photo Clips button.

Drag and Drop the Video to FilmForth

Drag and Drop the Video to FilmForth

Step 3. Click on the speed button for heading to the menu, from where you will slow down the TikTok video. It is located in the tool’s dashboard.

Change TikTok Video on Windows 10

Change TikTok Video on Windows 10

Step 4. Slide the button to the left to slow down the video. You have three options – 0.25x, 0.50x, 0.75x.

Change TikTok Video Speed on FilmForth

Change TikTok Video Speed on FilmForth

5. Once you have calibrated the speed, head back to the main menu for other kinds of editing. You can save the video using the button which is given in the tool’s dashboard.

Save the TikTok Video

Save the TikTok Video

Any idea to resize the TikTok video? Watch the video below.

Conclusion

The TikTok app is suitable for a quick fix when you have missed the slowdown. However, the feature has its limitations and hits the ceiling pretty quickly.

Another great way to slow down a TikTok video is using a video editor like FilmForth. Suitable for all users, doesn’t cost a dime, and does not impose a watermark either.

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