I know the struggle of trying to edit videos in Canva and wanting them to move a little faster.
It can be frustrating when you make this great video but it feels too drawn out or slow.
Well, you’ve come to the right place!
In this quick guide, I’ll walk you through the simple steps for how to speed up video in Canva.
The key is learning how to use Canva’s speed settings to your advantage.
Stick with me and soon you’ll be editing fast, fun videos that captivate your audience’s attention from start to finish.
I’ll show you exactly how in just a few easy steps.
Let’s dive in…
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How To Speed Up Video In Canva (Step By Step)
Below are the steps to speed up the video in Canva:
1. Open Your Video Design
Look for the ‘Recent Designs’ section on the Canva homepage. This section usually contains all the designs on which you have worked in the past.
Click on the thumbnail of the design whose speed you want to increase. And the design will open in the Canva editor.
2. Speed Up Your Video
After opening up your design in the Canva editor, click on the video whose speed you want to increase, and a top toolbar will appear in front of you.
Click on the ‘Playback’ button from the top toolbar to get access to the new menu on the left-hand side.
You will see a “Video Speed” slider on the left side along with some extra settings.
So, drag the video speed slider towards the right-hand side to increase the speed of the video.
Or you can simply enter your desired speed value on the box opposite the ‘Video Speed’ slider.
Although the maximum number of video speed values can be set up to 2.
How To Speed Up Video Using Ezgif
The only limitation of Canva is that it does not allow you to increase the speed of video after 2x.
But what if you want to make a high-speed video?
Don’t worry, you can use Ezgif.com. It is a free online platform from where you can easily increase the speed of the video in just a few clicks.
But firstly, we have to set the video as the background and then save your design on your computer from Canva.
So, keep reading.
1. Set Your Video As Background
Create a design type from your Canva homepage to get redirected to a blank Canvas.
Now if you want to upload your own video to Canva, then click on the ‘Uploads’ button from the left sidebar and then on the ‘Upload Files’ button to select a video from your computer.
When the video is successfully uploaded in Canva, it will be visible under your upload library.
Drag and drop the video on your canvas.
Or if you want to use one of Canva’s stock videos then click on the ‘Apps’ button from the left sidebar and scroll down to click on the ‘Videos’ button.
Now Canva library of stock videos will open in front of you. Either search for your desired from the top search or scroll through the available options.
When you find a video that you like, click on it to add it to your canvas.
Once you have your video on the design, right-click on it to get access to a new menu.
From the new menu, click on the ‘Set Video As Background’ button.
Now your video will act as a background for your design.
2. Download Your Video
After setting your video as a background, click on the ‘Share’ button from the top right corner of the screen and then on the ‘Download’ button.
From the download setting, set your file type to ‘MP4 Video’ and then click on ‘Download’ at the end.
3. Change Video Speed On EZGIF
Go to EZGIF and then click on the ‘Choose File’ button to upload the previously saved video from your computer.
Or simply drag and drop the video to the EZGIF site and then click on the ‘Upload Video’ button.
Now firstly, remove the existing speed value on the ‘Multiplier’ box by clicking on the ‘Backspace’ key from your keyboard.
And then enter your desired speed value in the ‘Multiplier’ box.
Note: For this tutorial, I will enter 4 in the ‘Multiplier’ box.
Now it is compulsory to tick one of the ‘Sound Options’ checkboxes.
You will see three sound options in front of you such as mute sound, keep the original sound, and change the speed of sound.
For example, I want my video to have no sound, so I will tick the ‘Mute Sound’ checkbox.
But you can tick any checkbox, and then click on the ‘Change Video Speed’ button at the end.
Now scroll down the existing page to get a preview of your output video.
Preview your video by clicking on the ‘Play’ button and then click on the ‘Save’ button from the bottom right corner of the screen to save your output video to your computer.
4. Reupload The Video On Canva
Revert back to your Canva design, and then click on the ‘Add Page’ button or ‘+’ icon from the bottom of the screen.
Now a blank new page will appear in front of you, Reupload your previously saved video from EZGIF by clicking on the ‘Uploads’ button from the left sidebar and then follow the further process (as mentioned above).
Once you have your re-uploaded video on your canvas.
Again, right-click on the video and then on the ‘Set Video As Background’ button.
Now you have your video with increased speed inside Canva and you can further edit your video in Canva, you can trim your video clips, add transitions between them, add audio to the video, add audio texts, and whatnot.
Want to know how?
Go through our How To Edit Video In Canva blog post.
Note: After customizing your video according to your preference, download the design on your computer by following the process explained above.
FAQ- How To Speed Up Video In Canva
Below are a few frequently asked questions:
How Do You Speed Up And Slow Down Video In Canva?
Open a recent design in Canva, and then click on the video whose speed you want to change. From the top toolbar, click on the ‘Playback’ button.
A menu will open on the left-hand side. Drag the ‘Video Speed’ slider towards the right-hand side to increase the speed of the video and drag the ‘Video Speed’ slider towards the left-hand side to decrease the speed of the video.
How Do I Trim A Video In Canva?
To trim a video in Canva, click on your desired video clip from the bottom of your screen to get access to handles. Then drag the left-side handle of the video towards the right side to trim the starting of the video clip.
Or if you want to trim the ending of the video clip, then drag the right-side handle of the video towards the left side.
And there you have it! You can now easily speed up Canva videos in just a few clicks.
Quick recap: Use Canva’s video speed slider for simple speed changes. Or use a third-party tool for more control over the Video Speed.
Let me know if you have any other questions! I’m always happy to help you out.
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