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Reverse Video

Play a video backwards

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 to Kapwing using our easy editing interface. You can also paste a link to a video from Youtube, TikTok, or 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 you're satisfied with your backwards video, just hit Export, and your final output video will be produced. Enjoy your newly reversed video and be sure to share it with your friends.

Reverse Video

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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Mary P.
News Writer / Executive Producer
A brilliant content creation tool for social media that has a tonne of features available even in the free version. Kapwing is an incredible tool for social media content creation, be it GIF's, images, videos, it has a suite of tools to create awesome looking content in minutes.
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Tom F.
Co-Founder in Marketing
Kapwing is great for various reasons. There's a lot of features for both images and video, all of which are extremely easy to use. I also like that the Kapwing staff responds quickly to user feedback and input. If you create content, even using high end software, there's likely a reason for you to still use Kapwing for something.
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Rosa W.
Media Production Partner
Kapwing is pure genius. It takes a number of small, easy video tasks, and makes them easier. No need to download software just to reverse or resize a video.
Millions of people every month choose Kapwing to create, edit, and share content across the internet. Kapwing is loved and trusted by employees of companies large and small.
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