Learn from this guide about how to make smooth pull-in and pull-out videos in the CapCut video editing app. Use wisely the effect and it’ll make your video gorgeous.
The Pull-in and Pull-out effects are two camera effects in the video editing app CapCut, which are easily looked over when you’re using CapCut. Yet the extensive use of pull-in and pull-out effects on TikTok, photo compilation videos notably, the pull-in and pull-out videos gradually acquired attention and imitation. And it actually turned out really good!
In this guide, we’ll talk about how to make a nice pull-in/pull-out video. We’ll start with the basic steps for applying the pull-in/pull-out effect, and there are advanced tips and tricks for you to bring your pull-in & pull-out CapCut videos to the next level!
First and foremost, you should know that the popular pull-in and pull-out videos you see on social media are video clips and photo compilations using the pull-in and pull-out transition effects.
Video transitions, also called video transition effects, is a post-production video editing skill used to connect two video clips with a smooth transition effect. And the Pull-in and Pull-out effects we’ll talk about today, are two Camera transitions effects in the CapCut app, while the Camera category covers the transitions that mimic movements of a filming camera.
Below is the step-by-step guide for you to get the basic idea of using pull-in and pull-out transitions.
The tutorial below is demonstrated with the latest version of CapCut on PC, the method works with mobile devices as well. For details, please see our guide on how to use CapCut on PC.
Launch the CapCut app on your mobile phone, hit the New Project button to start a new project, and then import your videos or photos to CapCut. For making a unique pull-in and pull-out video, you should sometimes use both of them.
If you’re using a single video clip, hit Edit and then Split to split it into multiple video clips, and you can add pull-in/pull-out transitions in the conjunction. And if you’re using multiple photo clips to make the pull-in/pull-out video, you’ll see the transition mark already there.
You should also adjust the length of each clip/photo on the timeline, around 2 seconds duration for each clip/photo is ideal for a better viewing experience.
Hit the separator mark in the conjunction of the clips to add transitions to the video. You can find Pull-in and Pull-out transitions from the Camera category, and then hit the lower-right checkmark. Repeat the pull effect adding for each photo clip.
And by dragging the slider underneath, you get to adjust the duration of pull-in and pull-out transition effects from 0.1s to 0.3s.
When you’re satisfied with your video editing, hit the export button from the upper-right side of the main workplace to save and export the pull-in and pull-out videos. Now it’s time for sharing!
What’s the optimal duration of a pull-in or pull-out video effect in CapCut? According to our testing, to make a cool and eye-pleasing pull-in/pull–out video, the ideal duration for the photo/split clip is 2 to 3 seconds, and the duration for the pull-in or pull-out effect is 0.2 to 0.3 seconds.
After introducing the detailed steps of making pull-in & pull-out videos, here are some useful tips from the CapCut video editing experience of my own. With these small tricks, you’ll get your video clip to the next level, and totally impress your friends and followers on YouTube and TikTok!
Moreover, as CapCut is such a versatile video editing app encompassing an ocean of video editing features in one place, there’re plenty of other things such as CapCut green screen, CapCut overlay, etc. waiting for you to try.
Now it’s time to try these tricks on your own to see if you like them!
In conclusion, the pull-in and pull-out effects are just two transition effects in the CapCut video editor, and you can use them to make great transition videos and picture compilation videos. The effects will give your photos a much more dynamic look, yet to get a clearer look at the images, your audience may need to pause the video from time to time.
And there are tons of other excellent options waiting for you to release your creative mind, launch CapCut on your mobile phone, and let’s get started!