Tutorial: playing a video in reverse in iMovie

This week I’m going to show you all how to play a video in reverse on iMovie. It is very simple!

First, import your video into iMovie. You can do this by going to “File” at the drop, then scroll over “Import” and click on “Movies…” Click on your video in import it.


Once your video is imported, you will click on the “+” button to create a new project. Name it if you would like.


If you don’t want to use your whole video, click and drag on the video to select the parts of the clip you want. Press command+C to copy and command+V to paste it in your new project.

Once you have your video pasted in the project section, you can reverse the video. Hover your mouse over the clip in the project section and click on the settings button in the bottom left corner of the clip.


Press clip adjustments.


Check the “Reverse” box, then click done.

That’s it! Check out my reversed video:



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