Recording a video in slow motion can add an artistic flair to your content and make it visually appealing. However, there may be times when you want to remove the slow motion effect from a video for various reasons. Luckily, this is easy to do on your iPhone.
Accidentally recorded a video in slow motion? Don’t worry, removing the slow motion effect from your video is quick and painless. This guide will show you how to convert slow motion videos to regular videos using the Photos and iMovie apps on your iPhone. So without further ado, let’s get down to business.
How to convert slow motion videos to regular videos using Photos app
The Photos app on your iPhone includes some useful video editing tools that you can use to crop, rotate, trim, and fine-tune different aspects of a video. Apart from that, Photos app allows you to convert slow motion video to regular video without any quality loss. Let’s see how.
Step 1: Open the Photos app on your iPhone and tap on the Albums tab at the bottom.
Step 2: Scroll down to Media Types and select Slow Motion.
Step 3: Find and select the video that you want to remove slow motion effect from and tap on Edit option on the top right.
Step 4: Below you will see a slider with a series of vertical lines. Swipe the slider from left to right until all the widely spaced lines are closely aligned.
Step 5: Tap on the play button to preview your video and make any necessary changes.
Step 6: At last, tap Done on the bottom right to save the changes.
After completing the steps above, your video should play normally. Note that this process will overwrite the original file, so your video will still show up in the Slo-Mo category.
Conveniently, the Photos app also lets you undo the above change. If you change your mind later, you can convert your video back to slow motion with the following steps.
Step 1: Open your video in Photos app and tap on the Edit option at the top right.
Step 2: Tap on “Reset” on the bottom right and select “Revert to Original” from the menu that opens.
And that was about it. Any changes made to your video should be undone.
How to convert slow motion videos to regular videos using iMovie app
With the iMovie app on your iPhone, you can create professional-looking videos with little expertise. Moreover, the app allows you to convert slow motion video to regular video on your iPhone along with other features.
How to use iMovie app to remove slow motion effect from video on iPhone.
Step 1: Open iMovie app on your iPhone. If you can’t find it, download the app from the App Store.
Step 2: Under Start New Project, choose Movie.
Step 3 Find and select the video you want to convert to normal speed. Then tap on the Make Movie option at the bottom.
Step 4: Tap on the gear-shaped icon on the bottom right corner.
Step 5: Turn on the toggle next to “Speed changes pitch” and tap “Done” at the top.
Step 6 Tap on the video timeline to select it.
Step 7: Tap on the speed icon at the bottom and drag the yellow bars on the timeline to select a part of the video you want to remove the slow motion effect from.
Step 8: Drag the slider below to the right to increase the speed to your liking.
Step 9: Tap the play button to watch your edited video and tap Done on the top left to save it.
Step 10: Tap on the Share icon at the bottom and select the Save Video option.
Likewise, you can use iMovie app to slow down a regular video on your iPhone. The app also lets you add text, merge videos, add or remove sound, and more.
Transform your videos
Removing the slow motion effect from a video isn’t too difficult whether you’re using the Photos app or the iMovie app. In addition, numerous third-party video editing apps for iPhone can help you convert slow motion video to regular video. However, it’s best to stick to native options whenever possible.
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