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Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge: How to Create and Edit a Slow Motion Video in Camera App in Android 5.1.1 Lollipop

You can use the rear camera in your Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge to record a video at a high frame rate so you can view it in slow motion. It's best used when you'd like to record a video of a moving object and make a scene or more within the video to be more attention grabbing or dramatic. When needed, you can edit the video to suit it with your need, e.g., trim the beginning or the end part of the video, split the slow motion section, adjust the slow motion speed, etc.


How to create a slow motion video in the Camera app?
You can do so by using the following steps:
  1. Open the Camera app. If the quick launch camera feature is enabled, you can quickly launch the Camera app from any screen by pressing the Home key twice in quick succession.
  2. Tap Mode to show all available shooting modes.
  3. Tap Slow motion to select and enable this mode.
  4. Aim the camera to the object.
  5. Tap to start recording the video.
  6. When you're finished, tap to stop recording the video.

How to edit a slow motion video?
When needed, after recording a video with the slow motion mode, you can edit it to suit your need by using the following steps:
  1. In the preview screen of the Camera app, tap the preview thumbnail to view the video you have just recorded in the Gallery app.
  2. Tap to play the video. Your phone will play the video with a randomly set slow motion section.
  3. Tap to pause the playback.
  4. Drag to the desired point to trim the beginning or end part of the video. If you'd like trim it with more precisely, tap and hold and then drag it to the left or right so you can move through the section frame by frame.
  5. Drag to adjust the selected area of the video you want to play in slow motion. If you'd like adjust it with more precisely, tap and hold and then drag it to the left or right so you can move through the section frame by frame.
  6. To adjust the slow motion speed, tap within the slow motion section and then select Speed. Select from: 1/2, 1/4(this option is enabled by default), or 1/8. As the example, if you select 1/8, your phone will play the video eight times slower than the actual.
  7. To divide a slow motion section into two parts, tap within the slow motion section and then select Split.
  8. Tap to preview the playback.
  9. If you'd like to save the video, tap Export. The video will be saved in the Video Editor album.

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