You can apply various effects to photo and video snaps on Snapchat, including one that plays your video snap backwards. Follow these instructions on how to reverse video snaps before sending them to friends or posting them to your stories.
How to reverse a video snapshot
Reversing a video snapshot is as easy as applying a filter to it. You can do this in both iOS and Android versions of the Snapchat app by following the same steps.
1. Record a new video in the app by long pressing the buttonregistration. Your video must be less than 10 seconds for the reverse filter to be available.
Note : You can apply the reverse filter effect only to videos you have recorded on Snapchat. You will not be able to reverse video snaps of videos you have uploaded to Snapchat from your device.
2. Swipe left on your video preview to cycle through filters until three inverted arrows (<<<) appear on your video. It applies to the reverse video filter, which will automatically play your video in reverse as a preview. Any sound in the video will also play backwards.
The reverse video filter is approximately the eighth filter as you swipe left. You can find the reverse filter by swiping through the filters, but it will take you longer to get to it. Some filters allow you to speed up your video capture (filter rabbit) or to slow it down (filter snail).
3. Optionally add other effects (text, stickers, drawings, etc.) to your video snapshot. To push on Send to to send it to friends and/or post it to your stories.
When to apply the inverted filter on video stills
Reversing your video shots is a fun way to show a series of events upside down. This filter is often best applied to action-packed videos.
For example, consider something as simple as dropping a rock onto a frozen pond that breaks the ice. Instead of watching the ice break up at the end of the video, you can apply the reverse filter to show the fractured ice building up as the video sequence plays in reverse.
How to save Snapchat video?
To record a Snapchat video, record your video, then tap the icon To download (down arrow). To record a video in the Stories tab, select the three dot menuthen tap a video and select the down arrow. Also, to record other users’ videos, you need a screen recorder.
How do I add music to my Snapchat video?
To add music to a Snapchat video, tap the icon Camera, then touch Music notes to search for songs. To push on Reading next to the desired track, press Next, select a song clip, then save your Snap video. To push on + Create sound within sounds featured to record your own audio.
How long can a Snapchat video last?
Snapchat videos can be up to 60 seconds long. When you upload videos to Snapchat, they are split into 10 second clips.
In this guide, you have learned how to reverse a video on Snapchat. If you have any questions or suggestions, let us know in the comments.