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Step by Step: How to Speed up Video in Premiere (Slow Motion & Fast Forward)

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Last Updated: Aug. 21, 2020

Summary:This blogs shows you step-by-step guide for how to Speed up Video in Premiere. You can follow one of the 3 easiest ways to slow down or speed up your video in Premiere.

When you edit video clips, the most common and effective transition is when you film in slow motion and then speed up the ending.

Today, this blog introduces you 2 editing tool (FlexClip&Premiere) to speed up or slow down you video. Try them out now, change your video speed with few steps.

Part 1: How to Speed up Video in Premiere

1.‘Speed/duration’ Option ( Only 3 Steps)

√ For Some Video Clip And Whole Video

It's quite easy to find ‘Speed/duration’ option to speed up your video in Premiere, if you drag your video to ‘timeline’. Follow the 3 steps to check out how to speed up video in Premiere (first way).

Depict video: How to Speed up Video in Premiere by ‘Speed/duration’ Option

Step 1Drag your video file into your premiere project, and then drag the video clip to the ‘Timeline’.

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Image board: How to Speed up Video: Step 1 Upload video clip to Premiere

Step 2Select the video footage, tab right mouse click.

Right click your mouse, there is a ‘speed/duration’ option to allow you speed up or slow dow your video clip.

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Image board: How to Speed up Video in Premiere: Step 2 ‘Speed/duration’ option

Step 3Change video speed

Change the percentage to less than 100% (100% represents your original video speed), you can slow down the video speed. Increase the number to 200% for example, you will speed up the video clip.

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Image board: How to Speed up Video in Premiere: Step 3 Change the percentage

2.Change Video Fame (2 Steps)

√ For the Whole Video

You can also speed up Video in Premiere by changing video frame. When the moving picture is displayed, each frame is flashed on a screen for a short time (nowadays, usually 1/24, 1/25 or 1/30 of a second), so if you want to change video speed, you can try to increase or reduce the number of frames per second.

Depict video: How to Speed up Video in Premiere by changing frame rate

Step 1Import and Right click

First of all, import your local video and then right click the mouse, select Modify > Interpret Footage...

Step 2Change the frame information. Select ‘Assume this frame rate’, and change the number of frame rate:

> 25 Speed up (25 is your original video frame rate)

< 25 Slow down

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Image board: How to Speed up Video in Premiere: Step 2 change frame rate

3.Clip Key Frames (remapping tool)

Remapping tool is the best for some clip speed changing. You can select exact part zone of video you want to speed up.

Depict video: How to Speed up Video in Premiere by remapping tool

Step 1 Select the exact zone you want to speed up

step 2 Right click the video clip, and show the ‘Key Frames’ > ‘Speed’

Step 3 Lock the area you want to speed up by ‘Pen Tool’( ), and drag the ‘Speed Line’ by ‘Selection tool’(), up or down to slow down or speed up the video speed

Part 2: Change Video Speed Fast Without Professional Skills Using FlexClip Video Maker

FlexClip ‘Speed’ tool allows you to adjust video speed fast and easily.

Just choose which times you want to play the video: 0.5x, 1x, 1.5x...

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Image board: How to Speed up Video by FlexClip

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The Bottom Line

These are 3 easiest ways for how to speed up your video in Premiere, meanwhile, follow the 3 ways you can also slow down video clips, too. So you can edit your video by speeding up and then slow down to get awesome video effects. Come to check out how to speed up your video in Premiere with only few steps.

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