This post introduces you four ways to freeze frame, including PR, iMovie, Final Cut Pro and FlexClip. Follow the easiest way and freeze frame in a video.
On TikTok, Instagram, Facebook and YouTube, you see lots of videos with freezed frames, keeping people in the funniest moment of a story. It seems hard to freeze frame of a video. Actually, as long as you have the right tool at hand, freezing frames is just a piece of cake.
Premiere Pro, iMovie, Final Cut Pro and FlexClip is frequently used tool to freeze frame. Check the detailed steps to freeze frame with these tools and pick the easiest one to go. Let’s get started!
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How to Freeze Frame with FlexClip
We list the FlexClip method on the first because FlexClip is a free, and easy-to-use video editing tool to go. It helps extract any frame you like and then extend the frame as long as you want. The extracted frame would perfectly suit the video and maintain high quality. No need to download, or register.
Following are the detailed steps of using FlexClip to freeze do frame. Click on the Create a Video button and get started.
Upload your video clip to the Media section, and then apply to the timeline. You can also directly drag and drop the video to the timeline.
Upload Media Resources to FlexClip
Play the video and stop at the frame where you want to freeze. Right click the video on the timeline, click on Export Frame. A picture would be downloaded to your computer.
Spilt the video from the frame you want to freeze by clicking the Split icon. Drag and drop the frame you just downloaded between the clips in the timeline.
Export Frame and Split Video
Click on the frame, go to Animation above the preview window. Set the Animation to none and then confirm. FlexClip automatically adds zoom in animation to photos between the video clips. Doing so would remove the animation.
Remove Default Animation
Edit the freeze frame, for instance, add texts, narrations, add emojis.
Edit Freeze Frame
How to Freeze Frame with Premiere Pro
Import your video and drag it to the timeline.
Drag the slider to where you want to freeze, right click the timeline, select insert frame hold segment, this will add a two-second frame hold at the slider’s position.
How to Freeze a Frame with Premiere Pro
How to Freeze Frame with iMovie
Import your video to iMovie and apply it to the timeline.
Move the playhead over a frame you want to freeze.
Right click the timeline or go to Modify, select Add Freeze Frame.
There is a hand over freezed frame. Edit the freezed frame as you like.
How to Freeze a Frame with iMovie
How to Freeze Frame with Final Cut Pro
Import your video to Final Cut Pro and apply it to the timeline.
Let the playhead stay at the frame you want to freeze.
Go to the clock-shaped icon below the preview window and hit the drop down menu.
A two-second freeze frame will be added. Extend it or make other edits.
How to Freeze a Frame with Final Cut Pro
The Bottom Line
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