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Zoom on CapCut – Here’s How to Do It

Zoom on CapCut – Here’s How to Do It

Liza Brown
Liza Brown Originally published Jul 14, 22, updated Jul 14, 22

There are always some video editor apps that get viral due to certain amazing filters that can transform photos and videos into something stunning. CapCut is a viral video editor app that has become popular due to CapCut 3D Zoom effect. CapCut is the most trending video editor among TikTok video creators as the app transforms regular photos into 3D photos, and you create a video out of them.

If you are new to CapCut app, you could be wondering how to zoom in on CapCut. There are various zoom options available starting from slow zoom effect to pan & zoom effect. On top of that, there is the trending 3D zoom effect to apply to your photos. You can zoom in on your pre-recorded videos using CapCut app to create captivating videos. We will illustrate how to zoom in CapCut as well as state a better alternative to zoom into videos on your computer.

In this article
  1. Part 1: How to Slow Zoom in on CapCut
  2. Part 2: How to Pan and Zoom in CapCut
  3. Part 3: How to Use CapCut 3D Zoom
  4. Part 4: Alternative Way to Zoom Videos on Computer

Part 1: How to Slow Zoom in on CapCut

Slow zoom effect is extremely popular where you combination slow-motion effect and zoom effect together to bring a section into focus. The slow zoom effect on CapCut slowly zooms into the middle part of the video slowly as per the duration you set. In fact, slow zoom effect is the default zoom effect on CapCut. Here are the steps on how to zoom in on CapCut.

Step1Download and install CapCut app. Launch the app after installation.

Step2Once the app opens, tap on New Project. Add you desired photo or video that you want to zoom in.

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Step3Tap on Effects option at the bottom of the app. Thereafter, tap on Video Effects option.

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Step4Go to Basic section and tap on Slow Zoom effect. Finally, tap on Tick mar at the top-right corner.

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Step5You can set the duration of Slow Zoom effect by shifting the white marker line.

Part 2: How to Pan and Zoom in CapCut

The slow zoom effect slowly zooms into the middle part of the photo or video. If you want to zoom into the video in all directions, Pan and Zoom effect can be highly effective. You can select the direction of zooming and the object or portion of the video you want to magnify. Pan and Zoom effect comes under Keyframe feature, and here are the steps on how to Pan and Zoom in CapCut.

Step1Launch CapCut and tap on New Project. Add the video that you want to pan and zoom.

Step2Place the white marker line on the video from where you want to start Pan and Zoom effect. Tap on Edit button at the bottom-left corner to begin editing.

Step3Tap on Keyframe icon, and you will see a Dot icon appear on the video where you have placed the white marker line.

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Step4Now go to the end part of the video where you want the Pan and Zoom effect to finish. Place the white marker line there and tap on Keyframe icon again.

Step5Now pan and zoom the video to focus on the portion of the video by zooming effect. Play the video, and you will notice the Pan and Zoom effect between two keyframe points. The farther the keyframes, the slower will be the pan and zoom effect.

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Part 3: How to Use CapCut 3D Zoom

CapCut app has become such a popular video editor app mostly because of its 3D Zoom effect. It is widely used by TikTok video creators as it transforms 2D photos into 3D photos and creates 3D videos. It focuses on the subject of the photo, and the background stretches out so that the subject gets highlighted. Here are the steps on how to zoom in CapCut with 3D Zoom effect.

Step1Install CapCut app on your smartphone. Launch the app and tap on New Project.

Step2Choose a set of photos to make a video. Tap on individual photo or place the playhead on the photo and tap on Edit option.

Step3Scroll the bottom bar to the left and tap on Style option.

Step4Tap on 3D Zoom style from the list and the effect will be applied to the photo. Finally tap on Tick mark to finalize the effect on the photo.

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Repeat the steps for all photos and then play them in the video format. Thereafter, you can tap on Export icon at the top-right corner to save the final video.

Part 4: Alternative Way to Zoom Videos on Computer

CapCut app is available for Android and iOS users. If you want to zoom into a video on your computer, you will need a dedicated video editor software. We recommend Wondershare Filmora that is available for both Windows and MacOS users. You can zoom into any specific portion of the video as per your requirements. Here are the steps on how to zoom into videos with Filmora.

Step1Download and install Wondershare Filmora. Launch Wondershare and click on New Project.

Step2Import your video on Filmora into Project Media folder. You can also drag and drop photos that you can turn into a video with zoom effect.

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Step3Drag and drop the video file or set of photos into Timeline. Thereafter, click on Crop icon from the top toolbar of Timeline.

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Step4Once Crop window option, click on Pan & Zoom tab. Place the rectangular box in the desired position to apply the zoom effect in the video. Finally, play the video and export the final video.

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The Bottom Line

If you are considering to use CapCut video editor app for creating short TikTok videos, you must be eager to use the trending and viral 3D zoom effect. If your objective is to use slow zoom and pan & zoom effect on your photos and videos, CapCut app is the best for smartphone users. If you want to zoom into videos on your computer, we recommend Wondershare Filmora for the best zoom effects.

Liza Brown
Liza Brown Jul 14, 22
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