How to turn a clip into a video loop.
Repetition can be a great artistic tool for enhancing the impact of videos. Use Adobe Premiere Rush to turn a single video into a looping clip of any length.
Could you repeat that? If it’s a video, then yes.
Looping videos make compelling web content, music videos, marketing videos, social media posts, and more. They help you add style to simple motions or add emphasis to instructional footage by showing them again and again. You might be tempted to use a free online video looper to quickly loop a video file. But a more complete video editor is a better way to make a video loop that’s professional in quality, doesn’t have a watermark, and can be exported in various aspect ratios for different platforms. Plus, with Premiere Rush, you can loop a video by duplicating it on any device, from iPhone and iPad to Android or desktop.
How to loop a video in Premiere Rush.
While there’s no loop-video button in Premiere Rush, you can create a looping video in just a few minutes by editing to create a duplicated clip that plays over and over to appear as though the video is looped.
- Tap (+) to start a new project, then tap Add Media to upload your video. Premiere Rush supports several types of video files, including MOV, M4V, and MP4.
- Cut your clip down to just the section you’d like to loop.
- Highlight your clip and tap the (+) icon to the left of the timeline to duplicate it as many times as you need to achieve the length of video that you want.
- Click and drag to highlight every clip on the timeline, open the Effects panel to the right, and pull a Transition onto the timeline to smooth out the change between clips. Cross Dissolve is a great option for this.
- Export your project.
Take your looping videos to the next level.
Once you edit your video in Premiere Rush, you can easily open your project in Adobe Premiere Pro to access more advanced editing options. Even bring still images from Adobe Photoshop or Illustrator into your video projects.
Make a video loop that plays forward and then reverses.
You can reverse a clip in Premiere Pro. Duplicate your video and then reverse every other clip for a fun effect where the action plays forward, then backward, again and again.
Looking to make an infinite loop? Create a GIF.
If you want to play videos that repeat forever, like for a webpage or presentation, a high-quality GIF is the way to go. Follow these instructions to make an animated GIF from images or a video in Photoshop.
Make a surreal moving picture in Premiere Pro.
A cinemagraph is a more artistic take on the GIF. One action of a clip is isolated and looped for a dreamlike moving image that appears to loop forever. Make a cinemagraph with this step-by-step tutorial.
Create a stylized looping video from static images.
Add color filters to layers of still images and have them repeat for a hip looping photo collage. Try out this simple yet impressive loop for social media or other web uses today.
Don’t have original images or footage to work with? Find amazing static and video assets in Adobe Stock to create imaginative looping videos on any subject you can think of. The options are limitless.
Do more with Adobe Premiere Rush.
Create and edit video from anywhere—phone, tablet, and desktop. Edit and share for social your professional-looking videos.
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