You can create an eye-catching time-lapse video with the exceptional  Fast Forward effects as this is quite a popular thing in the world of cinema.

You will be glad to know that now you don't have to wait for a  professional for having these excellent effects in your video, you can do this  task without much effort by your own in Camtasia.

Part 1: How to Speed up Video in Camtasia

You can have your video edited in Camtasia by following the below  mentioned five easy steps:

Step 1: Import Files  in Camtasia

Before incorporating with the speed thing, make sure you have placed  the video clip on the editor's timeline in which you are going to change the  speed, for this import your to be edited file in Camtasia. Drag this on to the  timeline. 

Import Files in Camtasia

Step 2: Select Clip Speed Effect Option

After adding the clip to the timeline, click the Audio Effects option  placed in the editor's menu. Resultantly a tab will open in which you can add  the countless audio effects of your own choice. Here, go with the Clip Speed  effect, drag and drop this on your timeline's video clip.

Make sure to position this effect properly, because it if the user  has not correctly placed the effect, you will be unable to change the speed of  your video.

Select Clip Speed Effect Option in Camtasia

Step 3: Speed Adjustment

The Clip Speed effect you have selected will enable you to get into  the Clip Speed options displayed in the properties section present next to the  editor's preview window on the right side of the video editor.

In the speed box, you can view the value 1.0 that indicates your  video speed is in normal mode. You can increase or decrease the video speed  from here. For instance, if you will select the speed to 1.50, the video will  get one and a half times faster.

Speed Adjustment in Camtasia

Step 4: Audio and Video Separation

It is understood that increasing the video speed will affect the  audio quality too if you are facing this issue, now no need to worry.

Go with the edit option and click Separate Audio and Video option.  Once you have done this, you can quickly increase the video speed, and this  will not affect the audio track.

Step 5: Export and Share

Now you are done with the effects, and it is the time to export your  video. Look for the share button located in the video editor's right corner and  choose where and how you are willing to export your edited video.

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Part 2: 3 Recommended Alternatives to Camtasia for Speeding up Video

You can also use various alternative software to Camtasia for elevating  the video's speed. Some of the well-known software whether you are a Windows,  or Mac user or want it done online are:

1 iMyFone Filme [Windows]

iMyFone Filme ranks among the most easy-to-use video editors with  unique features. You can edit the videos using it for several occasions whether  it is a family or friends gathering or even a business dinner. Its notable features include:


  • You can enjoy stunning slideshows with spectacular templates.

  • There are countless filters, titles, animations, transitions, music  and others that will add up to the beauty of the video.

  • You can create a Slideshow Fast with Fast Video Mode.

  • Share the special and memorable moments of your life like festivals,  birthdays, weddings, trips with iMyFone Filme.

  • You can record and even modify the music to capture your special moments.

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How to Speed Up Video in iMyFone Filme?

Step 1: For changing the speed of the  video, select your clip at the timeline.

Step 2: Click the Speed icon located  in the Toolbar that will direct you to the Speed window.

Step 3: From the speed bar, you can manage  the speed with ease. If you move the slider to the right, it will result in  the acceleration of video's speed and vice versa for slowing down the speed.

Step 4: After setting the speed press  "OK" to confirm the changes. Want to undo the speed change, go  with the Undo icon on the right and close the Speed window.

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Watch this video to learn how to use Filme to change video speed:

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2 iMovie [Mac]

Are you a Mac user and looking for a video editor for upgrading the speed of the clip? iMac can be the right choice for you as it offers you  special effects, including a picture-in-picture or freeze-frame effect.

Adding these beautiful effects imparts to the aura of those  memorable events of your life. Also, you can change the speed of the clip on  Mac without any issue in tackling with the software. Have a look at the steps  that how can to do this task:

Step 1: Click "File" > "Import  Media" for adding the clip. You can do it the other way round by  directly drag-n-drop to add your video. 

Step 2: Go with the video editing panel by  double-clicking the added video. Search for the "Speed" option,  and adjust the speed by locating the speed numbers.

Step 3: Preview the changes you have made  in the preview window.

Step 4: Export your video if you are  satisfied with your editing and export it to the specific folder you want to.

speed up video in iMovie

3 VEED [Online]

Do not have much time to download software for editing your videos?  No worries. Search for VEED. It is an online video editor where you can change the  speed of videos without any delay in downloading any extra software or  extensions.

Even you do not need to have an account for incorporating with the  website. Follow the below-mentioned guidelines to add videos directly from  their URL—no need to download or save them.

Step 1: Upload the clip you want to change  the speed, and the editor will open.

Step 2: From here, select the Speed tool and choose what exact speed you demand in your video.

Step 3:  Are you satisfied with the results? Press the download button  to save the new video.

speed up video in VEED

Final Words

Increasing the speed in your video is not a difficult task. It would  be best if you made the right choice of software for you, how to use it and a  little bit of practice. We have gathered up the best software and how to use  them and hope it will help you in making your memorable moments special.Try iMyFone Filme if you don't want to make it too complicated for ediitng videos.

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