How to make an infinite loop timelapse video

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In today's tutorial, you will learn how to make an infinite loop video.

You can apply this concept to timelapse, or any other type of video.

As long as you have a static frame, using the explained “cut in half, switch sides and crossfade” method will give you great results.

Keep scrolling for the written tutorial.

What do you need to make an infinite loop video

  • You will need a (timelapse video) with the same beginning and end frame. The easiest way to get this is to shoot on a tripod.
  • You will need a video editor, like Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro or you could even do this on your phone using an app like InShot.

How to edit an infinite loop video

  • Open up your video editing software and put your video or timelapse clip into your timeline.
  • Select the part of the video you want to loop and remove the rest.
  • With the blade or cut tool, but the video in half.
  • Place the first half of the video after the second half.
  • Remove the newly created empty space in front of the second half.
  • Apply a crossfade transition in the middle of the two halfs. Make sure this is a few seconds in length to get a subtle transition.

Export your video and share it online, or turn it into a GIF like below.

Get all the best tools and techniques to become a great timelapse photographer.

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