There are so many effects you can add to your TikTok video to make them special and one of the most popular is turning up the video speed or slowing it down.
Whether you’re creating a fun timelapse, looking to imitate fast-paced action, or doing something entirely unique, hitting fast forward has a lot of practical use on TikTok. Want to know how to speed up a TikTok video? Here’s how to get it done.
TikTok users can increase the speed of a video by using the speed icon in the corner of the screen while recording.
The effect can be tested in real-time so you can see if it’s coming out as desired. Keep in mind that TikTok’s maximum speed is only three times faster than the original speed. TikTok’s native speed-up function can only speed up the entire TikTok video, not specific parts. Here’s how to use it:
Don’t want the sound speeded up? You can keep the original audio without it getting distorted if you tap “Add Sound” first and then press “Speed” after.
Users can also make an existing video move faster before they post it to TikTok.
If you already have a video pre-recorded but feel it would do better numbers with this effect, you can luckily still add that effect when you go to upload it. Here’s how: