Sped-up clips, meanwhile, use shorter frame duration to play back the clip at a quicker pace. This technique speeds up long, slow-paced clips, such as time lapses. It can also alter the mood of the clip – which is why this technique is often used for comedic effect.
It’s quite simple to alter the speed of your video clips. Many leading smartphone cameras or DSLR cameras have built-in options to modify the speed of your clips, whether when shooting directly or in playback mode.
Even if your camera doesn’t have any built-in speed editing features, you can change the speed of your clips on a desktop device or laptop with the right software.
How to speed up video on a PC.
On a PC, you can speed up your video clips once you’ve imported them onto your hard drive. You’ll need specific editing software to alter them – such as Windows Movie Maker.