To make a video clip faster or slower in your Create project, simply click on the clip in the timeline. In the Transform menu that appears, choose a desired speed from the Clip speed drop down (fast/normal/slow) and specify how much you would like it sped up (2x/4x/8x faster) or slowed down by (0.5x/0.25x/0.1x as slow).
See below for a step by step guide with images.
NOTE: audio cannot currently be sped up or slowed down. If you change the speed of a video clip to anything other than 'Normal' it will no longer play the clip's audio.
How to change the speed of a video
1. Drag and drop the video into the timeline
If it's not already there, drag and drop the video from the media library into the timeline at the bottom of your project.
2. Click on the clip in the timeline
The clip will be highlighted when selected and a Transform menu will appear above, as shown here:
2. Click the drop down under 'Clip speed' and choose a speed
The default speed is Normal and you can change it to Fast or Slow:
3. In the next dropdown, choose how much faster or slower you want it to be
In this dropdown that appears you can make a video clip:
- 2 times, 4 times, or 8 times faster
- 2 times, 4 times, or 10 times slower
The clip will now play faster or slower depending on the settings you have chosen. Note that it may take a few seconds to load and play back properly.
4. Close the Transform window
Once you are finished adjusting, simply close the Transform menu by clicking the X in the top right.
Notice that this example clip, which has been slowed to a tenth (0.1) of the speed, now takes up 10 times more space in the timeline than it did at the start:
Undoing a speed change
You can return the video to its original state at any time by clicking on the clip in the timeline and resetting the speed to 'Normal' in the Transform menu.
Alternatively, drag and drop the original video into your timeline again from your media library.