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How to Change Playback Speed on Android

change Playback Speed on Android
Written by Hassan Abbas

Most of us use our smartphones for occasional videography. The native video app in our devices takes care of most of our needs but falls short in the post-processing department. Changing the playback speed is one of the most basic post-processing operations, so, it’s important for videographers to keep an app (or three) handy which achieves this simple task with ease. In this article, we are going to talk about How to Change Playback Speed on Android. Let’s begin!

In this section, we will take a look at three Android applications that make changing your playback speed also seem like a walk in the park.

How to change playback speed using VivaVideo app

  • Make sure you have the VivaVideo app installed.
  • Then open the app and tap on Edit video.
  • Select the video you want to edit and tap Next.
  • Go to the Clip edit tab.
  • Then tap Speed.
  • Pick new playback speed between 0.25x and 4x. 
  • Tap on the green tick. 
  • When redirected to the main screen, tap Save/Upload.
  • Tap Export and select Normal 480P (for free users).
  • Share after completion.

How to change playback speed using InShot app

  • Download and install the app from Google Play.
  • Open the app and tap on Video under the Create new menu. 
  • Select the video.
  • When redirected to the editing screen, tap on Speed.
  • Select new playback speed between 0.5x and 2.0x. 
  • Tap on the white tick icon. 
  • Then tap Save.
  • Pick the resulting video’s output resolution.
  • Also, share after it is completed.

How to change playback speed using Microsoft Hyperlapse app

Well, Microsoft Hyperlapse is not really a video editor, but if you solely want to speed up your video. This time-lapse making app has got you covered.

  • Download and install the app from Google Play.
  • Open the app and tap Import existing video.
  • Then select the video you want to speed up.
  • Tap on the white tick. 
  • Select new playback speed between 1x and 32x. 
  • Then tap on the white tick to save.
  • Share or also choose New Speed.


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About the author

Hassan Abbas

Tech enthusiast with too many items on his wish-list and not nearly enough money! Specializing in all things tech, with a slight Apple bent he has been writing for various blogs for the best part of (too many) years

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