❗❗❗You can only increase the speed of an Instagram Reel before you start recording it. ❗❗❗You cannot increase the speed of a previously recorded video within Instagram, but you can use free online video editing tools.
The idea behind the reels on any social media is to provide viewers with short and fun video clips to watch, hopefully capturing their attention until the end of that reel.
But what if the video we want to share is long and tiring? Then we must shorten it and speed up the action in it.
In this article, you will learn how to increase the speed of your clip as a reel on Instagram.
So, if you want to learn how to do this, keep scrolling to learn the steps.
Important Note: If your video reel is too long (over a minute), it might not appear on people’s feeds.
And that is it. You can then publish your Reel at the increased speed you want. You won’t believe how cool it looks with its speeded version.
Bonus read: How to add captions to reels (Instagram)
You cannot increase the speed of an existing video you already have in your phone’s gallery; however, you can use some third-party editors.
You can use several online reels of video editors, like InShot, Canva, FlexClip, iMovie, Filmora, etc.
For example, if you choose Canva, here are the steps to accelerate your pre-recorded video:
Hopefully, this article taught you that you could only increase the speed of a video clip you want to share as an IG Reel before you record it.
To increase the speed of a pre-recorded video clip, use third-party tools like Canva, InShot, FlexClip, iMovie, etc.
Either way, the steps to follow are easy if you choose to increase the speed of a video you record in the moment or on an existing video you have in your gallery.
If you also want to learn how to do other things on your IG Reels, you might be interested in learning how to repost a reel on Instagram or how to add a Reel to your profile grid on Instagram.