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Reverse Video

Play a video backwards or reverse video online

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Reverse a video easily

Whether you want to reveal a hidden message in the audio or recreate a scene from Tenet, this easy online tool will help you reverse your video in just a few clicks. Kapwing works in real time, so you can play your reversed video immediately, but it also supports exporting a reversed video which will let you download and share the backwards version.

Sometimes, we need to apply a backwards effect in videos to show the impossible, or just to play with time. You've come to the right place if you're looking for an easy way to reverse your video or audio online.

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How to Reverse a Video Online

  1. Upload your video

    Upload a video directly from your device. You can also paste a link to a video from Youtube, TikTok, or any other video source.

  2. Select `Reverse`

    Once your upload loads, find the `Reverse` button in the right-hand sidebar and select it to turn your video into reverse. Even after your video is reversed, you can still trim it or make other adjustments to its speed, volume, and more.

  3. Download and share

    When the video is reversed and edited to your liking, hit “Export Project”, adjust your export settings, and your final output video will be produced. Enjoy your newly reversed video and be sure to share it with your friends.

Play a Video Backwards

Reversing a video is one of the prime ways to make an eye-catching effect from your content. Viewers aren't used to seeing time move backwards so many creators opt to reverse just a small portion of their clip to create a brief rewind effect. Other creators like turning a sound bite backwards just to see what comes out of it - think of the famous Missy Elliot lyric `Ti esrever dna ti pilf nwod gniht ym tup I` from the hit song "Work It".

Whatever your creative challenge, Kapwing's reverse video tool is here to help you accomplish your goal. Simply upload the content that you wish to reverse, and Kapwing will do the rest. Your video will be played backwards in the preview, but can also be exported for a final, reversed version.

While you're reversing your video, you can also combine this effect with many of Kapwing's other features, including trimming, adjusting volume, adding text, applying animations, and so much more. Our goal is to give creators fast, accessible tools that make their lives easier. Hope that it helps you reverse your videos easily online.

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