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Super Slow Motion with Optical Flow for Mac

Slo-mo has always been in trend, and now, with Filmora's upgrade, you can make your videos super slow to match the trends. It uses advanced AI functioning to slow video without losing its quality. If you want to learn more about commencing this feature, here are the directions for you:

Activate the Optical Flow Option

There is no need to search for software with difficult functioning to create a slo-mo because here we are going to perform the steps for activating optical flow in Filmora for super slow motion:

Method 1: Using the Settings Panel

Step 1: Initiate a New Project after Launching Filmora

After getting Filmora on your Mac, navigate toward the top bar of the main screen and click on the "Profile" icon to log in. After that, click on the "New Project" button from the main menu to start editing.

new project in filmora
New project in filmora
Step 2: Import Clips and Add Them To The Timeline

Once you are in the main interface of Filmora, use the "Command + I" key on your keyboard to import media from your device. Once the files are in the Media Library, drag and drop one of them into the timeline by using your cursor.

import video in timeline
Import video in timeline
Step 3: Activate Optical Flow

Afterward, select the video clip in the timeline and access the settings panel on the left side. Under the "Speed" tab, choose "Uniform Speed" and expand the "AI Frame Interpolation" section. From the dropdown menu, choose "Optical Flow" from the provided options.

access speed tab and impose ai
Access speed tab and impose ai
Step 4: Render Preview to See the Final Outcome

A notification will pop up pointing to "Render Preview" or "Export" to see the final results. So, choose either of the options to get the outcome.

render and export video
Render and export video

Method 2: Utilizing the Timeline Options Menu

Right-click on the clip in the timeline track and choose "Uniform Speed" from the options panel. After selecting "Uniform Speed", speed settings will appear on the left-side panel. Expand the "AI Frame Interpolation" section and choose "Optical Flow" from the dropdown menu.

access speed settings from timeline
Access speed settings from timeline

Method 3: Utilizing the Top Toolbar

Select the clip in the timeline track and navigate to the top toolbar. Click "Tools" and expand the "Speed" option from the dropdown menu. Choose "Uniform Speed" from the available options. Within the "Speed" settings on the left, select "Optical Flow" under the "AI Frame Interpolation" section.

access speed settings from tools tab
Access speed settings from tools tab