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How to Make a Velocity Edit on CapCut

Last Updated: 2021. 11. 09

CapCut is an all-in-one video editing app available for Android and iOS. It has gained a large amount of popularity among individuals, especially TikTok users. With this application, you can make basic edits, including trimming, splitting, reversing. In addition, it is packed with various filters, transitions, texts, stickers, background music, and more.

When it comes to speed control, CapCut offers two options - "Normal" and "Curve." The first option allows you to edit the video speed as a whole. The "Curve" option enables you to make a velocity edit. In other words, you can change the speed of certain sections in a video simultaneously. For instance, if a video duration is sixteen seconds, you can slow down the first six seconds and then speed up the rest of ten seconds, depending on your requirements. The velocity tool makes the video more creative and engaging. Keep reading and find how to make a velocity edit on CapCut.

How to Make a Velocity Edit on CapCut

Whenever you want to modify a certain video clip on CapCut, make sure that you activate the edit menu first by tapping the video clip, or there is only the default menu at the bottom. Making a velocity edit on CapCut is easy and fun. Let's see how to use it.

Step 1
Add your video to the timeline.

Tap on New project and select a video from your gallery. Then, click the button "Add" at the bottom right corner of the screen.

Step 2
Activate the edit menu.

Click the video clip on the timeline or tap "Edit" at the bottom-left corner of the screen to activate the edit menu.

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Step 3
Tap on "Speed" and choose "Curve."

After you tap "Speed", two options will pop up at the bottom. The "Curve" option allows you to make a velocity edit, while the "Normal" option is just for standard speed manipulation. So, choose the option "Curve."

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Step 4
Choose "Custom" and tap on it again to access the beats.

You will find five beats which means the video is divided into five symmetrical sections.

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Step 5
Adjust the speed the way you like.

To speed up a section, you can drag the beat point upward. Or you can slide a beat point downward to slow down an area.

Apart from that, it also allows you to add or delete beats. To achieve this, place the play head at the part where you want to add or delete a beat. Then, tap on Add beat/Delete beat at the right of the play button.

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Step 6
Apply the effects.

When you are done, click the tick button at the bottom to apply the effects.

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Note
You can quickly make velocity edit by using CapCut's preset velocity - Montage, Hero, Bullet, Jump Cut, Flash In, Flash Out. Tap on Edit > Speed > Curve. Then, select the preset velocity you like.

How to Make a Velocity Edit on CapCut with Flash

To smooth the video, you can apply white flash effects to your video clip while making a velocity edit. Most individuals prefer to use CapCut's overlay feature to add white flash. However, it is time-consuming. An effortless way is to use its transition feature. Let's see how to make it.

After you finish the velocity editing, follow the guide below:

Step 1
Split the video.

Position the play head on the part where you want to add flash effect. Click on Edit > Split.

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Step 2
Access the transition menu.

After splitting the video, a transition icon will appear between the two video clips. Tap on the transition button to activate the menu.

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Step 3
Apply the white flash effect.

Select the basic transition section. Scroll the transition effects to the left of the screen. Tap on White Flash and click the check mark.

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Step 4
Export the video.

Tap on the save button at the top-right corner of the screen.

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Bottom line

CapCut's velocity tool gives the users more control over the video speed, making the video more creative and attractive. If you want to level up your video with more interesting stickers and stylish text animations, try FlexClip for free now!

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