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[Best Guide 2020] How to Make a Boomerang Video on PC/Android/iPhone/Online

Vanessa Chiang updated on Sep 25, 2020 to Video Editing Tips | How-to Articles

Many of us must have watched the boomerang videos on various social platforms for several times. Those short video loops can let us turn everyday moments into something fun and unexpected. 

But you may wonder about how to make a boomerang video by yourself from your camera roll or other existing videos. On most occasions, people can complete video production with the aid of Instagram, but what to do if Instagram is not available for that moment? 

If you want to find new ways to make boomerang video, just keep reading this post.

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How to Make a Boomerang Video on PC 

For PC users, sometimes it's not so convenient for you to make a boomerang video since most of your materials are existing videos on the hard drive. Besides that, the lack of specialized apps further increases the difficulty of editing the videos.  

Nevertheless, if you know how to edit videos with EaseUS Video Editor, all those problems we mentioned above will be readily solved.

This versatile software enables you to create awesome boomerang videos without too many tedious steps. In addition to that, you can also trim, split, crop, and rotate your video clips easily. After you finish the editing process and merge them into a whole one, you can export an excellent work. 

Additionally, 300 kinds of stunning effects make it easy to create the most impressive videos on social platforms. Come and download it right now!

Stunning Features of EaseUS Video Editor:

  • Trim, split, trim, mix, rotate, and merge video clips
  • More than 300 visual effects and 50 transitions
  • Green screen cutout can help you change the background into an interesting one
  • Speech & Text converter makes it easy to add subtitles
  • Share your video to most trendy video platforms in one step 

Steps of making a Boomerang video with EaseUS Video Editor:

Step 1. Import Your File 

Launch EaseUS Video Editor. On the main screen, click "Import" or drag your video material to the media area.

make a boomerang video import file

Step 2. Add to Project

Right-click your video material in the media area and choose "Add to Project" or directly drag the video to the timeline.

make a boomerang video add to project

Step 3. Copy and Paste 

Click on your file on the timeline, when the frame of your video turn yellow, right-click it. Then, you need to choose the "Copy" option. 

After that, move your cursor back to the timeline and right-click it. Now, you can choose the "Paste" option to have one more video clip that is the same as your original one. 

make a boomerang copy and paste

Step 4. Adjust Speed and Reverse 

Click one of your video clips, then click the "Edit" button on the toolbar. 

When the Editing Window appears in the left upper quadrant of the screen, select the most appropriate speed for your video clips, then tick the box behind "Reverse". It will cost you a few seconds to wait for the converting process. 

Notice:  you need to adjust the speed of both the two videos, but reverse only one of them. 

make a boomerang reverse and adjust

Step 5. Export the File 

Choose the format that you want to get, then click the "Export" button to save the finished product after you edit the file name, customize the output folder and settings.

make a boomerang export a video

How to Make a Boomerang Video on Mac

For the users of Mac, use the built-in software iMovie to make a boomerang video is the most convenient way. 

iMovie is one of the most popular editing tools that are designed for Mac users. It features a massive number of editing options, including but not limited to trimming, cropping, splitting as well as reversing. 

iMovie can support various video formats, like MKV, MP4, AVI, and so on. If you want to make an excellent boomerang video and share it on social platforms, it's reasonable to convert your video into the required format of the platforms. 

Features: 

  • Basic editing functions, such as trimming and splitting
  • Add delicate filters and effects to video
  • Support dynamic transitions and animations 
  • Combine voice recording to a video for free

Step 1. Start and Import 

Launch iMovie and import your video into iMovie.

make a boomerang imovie import file

Step 2. Duplicate the Video

Select your video clip and then tap the "Actions" button at the bottom. You can then choose to duplicate it, and you will have two identical videos. 

make a boomerang duplicate video

Step 3. Adjust the Speed

Select the clips on your timeline, then click the "Speed" button in speed controls. Choose either Slow or Fast from the Speed pop-up menu, and click a speed button to set an appropriate speed.

make a boomerang adjust speed

Step 4. Reverse the File 

Select one of the video clips on your movie timeline. Click the "Speed" button above the Viewer. Then check the box for Reverse.

make a boomerang reverse the file

Step 5. Export

Fill in the "Save As" file name to export your boomerang video, then click the "Save" button. Now, you have succeeded in making a boomerang video, share it with your friends!

make a boomerang save as mac

How to Make a Boomerang Video on Android

Android phones come in a great many varieties of brands and models. Android users may wonder if there is any specific method to make a boomerang video on his type of phone. Perhaps you even google "how to make a boomerang on Samsung," but in fact, things are not so troublesome as imaged. 

VivaVideo is an excellent video editing app for Android and iPhone, and it gradually comes into fashion in recent years. VivaVideo can help you cut, trim, crop, merge, add music, and add text to video. It can make a video with transition effects, overlays, and pictures for you in a short period.

Features:

  • Provide a variety of video editing features, such as crop, merge, copy, paste, and more
  • Add glitch effect to make your video an eye-catcher
  • Pick favorite emoji & text to make your video even more entertaining
  • Adjust video speed to create fast/slow motion
  • Export video in 720p, Full HD 1080p, and 4K

Step 1. Import File

Tap the "Edit" button on the main interface of VivaVideo to import the file from your camera roll. 

vivavideo import file

Step 2. Duplicate and Reverse

Tap the "Duplicate" button on the toolbar. Seconds later, you will have two identical videos.

Then, select one of the videos, and tap the "Reverse" button.

vivavideo duplicate and reverse

Step 3. Adjust the Speed

Tap the "Speed" button on the toolbar, and click "All Clips" to adjust the speed of videos simultaneously.

vivavideo adjust the speed

Step 4. Export

Click the "Save" button to export your work.

vivavideo export file

How to Make a Boomerang Video Online

For those who plan to make a boomerang video without downloading extra software, it's a friendly alternative for you to edit it online. We recommend you some suitable online boomerang converters. 

#1. Kapwing 

Kapwing is a useful free website that allows users to edit videos online. As an online editing tool, it could be regarded as feature-rich, and it supports many different functions. For example, you can add audio or image to your video clips and optimize your work by adding effects. 

Features:

  • Add overlay and position text to videos, GIFs, and images
  • Easily apply filters to videos online 
  • Add captions and subtitles to video entirely in the browser
  • Water photos and videos with your logo

Step 1. Upload Your Video

You can upload your resource video to the website, or paste a link to the video. You need to wait a few minutes before the tool completes this task.

make a boomerang kapwing stop motion

Step 2. Choose Boomerang Options 

Firstly, you can trim your video and cut out unnecessary parts. Secondly, you can change the speed and clip rate to adjust the tempo of the boomerang. Last but not least, don't forget to check "Playback in reverse"; this operation is crucial in making your video become a boomerang video. 

make a boomerang kapwing create stop motion

Steps 3. Download Your Product 

When you complete the operations above, you need to click the "Create!" button and download the finished work. When you see "Your content is being processed!" the only thing you need to do is wait for minutes and refresh this page to get your boomerang video.

make a boomerang kapwing create

Website: https://www.kapwing.com/tools/stop-motion

#2. Clideo 

If you don't want to upload your video to a specific app from your camera roll, Clideo can make a boomerang from the existing video. One of the advantages of this tool is that the uploading speed of Clideo is faster than many other online editing tools. However, you cannot upload videos that are larger than 500MB.  

Features: 

  • Merge video clips into a whole one
  • Resize the video and change its aspect ratio
  • Rotate the video within seconds
  • Convert a file to desired formats right away

Step 1. Import the File

Open the website of Clideo and choose the Reverse Video tool. Then, import your video from your computer. 

make a boomerang clideo reverse

Step 2. Reverse and Export

Choose the most appropriate speed for your video by tapping the options on the right side. Then, you can click the "format" button at the bottom left and choose the output format. If you need to mute your video, check the box. 

Finally, click the "Reverse" button to export your file.

make a boomerang clideo reverse video

Step 3. Import the Reversed File

Choose another tool of Clideo. The tool is named as Merge Video. Then, import the reversed video. 

make a boomerang clideo merge two video

Step 4. Merge and Export

Click the "Add more videos" button at the bottom of the page, then import your original video. Finally, click the "Merge" to export the result.

make a boomerang clideo merge reverse

Website: https://clideo.com/reverse-video

Conclusion 

All in all, it's not that troublesome for you to make your boomerang video. You can even make the most adorable boomerang video in only a few steps; however, the premise is that you can use a suitable and powerful video editing tool. Among the many choices, EaseUS Video Editor is second to none. 

With the help of EaseUS Video Editor, you can also optimize your boomerang by applying various kinds of transitions and effects to it. What's more, you can directly upload your work to several trendy social platforms. So, do not hesitate to download it!

How to Make a Boomerang Video FAQs

Does the content above provide you some ideas to solve your problem? Here are some more questions you may be interested in, check them out!

How to make a boomerang on iPhone? 

Step 1. Download the Boomerang app on your iPhone, and open it.

Step 2. Find the "Record" button at the center of the interface, then hold it to shoot a fantastic boomerang video. 

Step 3. Click "Share" to post it to Stories or your Feed.

How to loop a video?

Step 1. Launch a video editing tool that can support the function. Then, import your file.

Step 2. Click the "Loop" option to loop the video clip, select the needed number of repetitions, or click the Infinity symbol to create an endless GIF.

Step 3. Download the final work.

How do you put boomerang videos on Instagram?

Step 1. Open EaseUS Video Editor and import a video.

Step 2. Process the video by speeding it up and reversing it. Then, it becomes a boomerang video. 

Step 3. Click the "Export" button and upload it directly to Instagram.

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