How to Use Slow Motion Effect on TikTok Videos

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TikTok is a music video creation application that allows users to make fun, creative and attractive videos. The application provides users with many tools and options to improve their creativity and innovation when it comes to their content. One of the tools which TikTok provides to it’s users is the option of adding Slow motion effect.

The slow-motion effect will reduce the speed of that particular section of the video and will provide a very drastic effect to our content. The following article explains the steps to put slow motion effect on TikTok videos.

Steps to put slow motion effect on TikTok videos (Method 1)

1-Launch TikTok: The first step is to open the app, which is done by locating the application in the app drawer. TikTok application will be represented by it’s trademark white color music note icon as shown in the picture below. Tap on the icon once, to open the application. Slow Motion Effect

2-Go to “Add new” (+) option: When you open the application, it will automatically open in the feed section. You have to navigate to the new video screen by tapping on the + icon at the bottom of the screen once as shown in the picture below. You will be redirected to the recording section and it will automatically launch your phone’s camera. Slow Motion Effect

3-Select the slowest speed: When you open the new video section, a bar containing the different recording speeds appears as shown below. You have to select the slowest possible speed. You can choose the speed also based on your choice depending on how slow you want to make the video. Slow Motion Effect

5-Tap on the 'Tick" option: After you select the required speed, you have to go to the next screen. you will notice a tick mark option that appears in the right-hand corner of the screen as shown in the picture. Tap on it once to go to the next step. Slow Motion Effect

6-Record the video: Once you select the speed, you can go ahead with the next step. You have to record the video by tapping an holding the red color record button as shown below. When you record the video, it will automatically record the video in slow motion. In this way, you can add the slow-motion effect on your TikTok videos. Slow Motion Effect

Steps to put slow motion effect in TikTok videos (Second method)

The following steps show how you can add slow motion effect to TikTok videos after you record the video. To record the video, you have to simply open the "Add new" section and record the video of your choice. Tap on the next option when you finish recording. After doing so, you can follow the steps.

1-Select the Circular clock icon: Once you are in the next screen, you have to select the Circular clock icon to add effect. The icon is present at the bottom left corner of the screen as represented through the picture below. Tap on it once to access the effects. When you do so, it will automatically open the effects in Filter effects section. Slow Motion Effect

2-Go to the “Time effects” Section: In the effects section, you have to navigate to the time effects section. To do this, tap on the “Time effects” option in the bottom right of the screen as shown by the arrow in the picture below. It will give you the various time effects. Slow Motion Effect

3-Choose “Slow motion” option: From the options that appear, You have to choose the slow-motion option as shown below in the picture. This will add the slow motion effect to the video. You can change the duration of the slow motion by dragging the green square hat appears. Drag it to any section to which you want to add the slow motion effect. Slow Motion Effect

4-Tap on save” option: Once you are satisfied, you can save the effect by tapping the save option. The save option is represented by the arrow in the picture below. This will take you back to the previous screen. You can then add any Filters, and post it like any other video. Slow Motion Effect

Thus the above article shows the two different stages involved in putting slow motion effect to TikTok videos. To add the slow-motion effect to any video you want by just selecting it from the time effects or record in slow motion.

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