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Free Software to Reverse YouTube Video on Windows PC/iPhone/Android

Jane Zhou updated on Dec 11, 2020 to Video Editing Tips | How-to Articles

Have you ever watched a reversed video like a video of water flowing backward on YouTube? This kind of video, funny and interesting, can get more attention and create business value. If you want to record your life with videos in a particular way, you can try to reverse them. If you are a vlogger or blogger on YouTube or any other sharing platform, you can use the rewind effect to make your videos more attractive. But how to reverse YouTube video? In this article, we are going to show you some free and easy approaches to play YouTube videos backward, including using free video editing programs, online tools, and applications.

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How to Reverse YouTube Video Online

Many of you think that downloading the software will waste a lot of time. So are there any methods for you to make video backward without downloading any software? Sure! There are many online video reverses on the internet, to save your time, we will introduce two great tools to help you play YouTube video in reverse.

1. Kapwing

Kapwing is a professional online video editor and easy to use. With Kapwing, you can add a rewind effect to your video to play the YouTube video in reverse without downloading any software. Besides, while reversing, you can choose the reversed speed and simply trim the YouTube video. 

reverse YouTube video with online tool - Kapwing

Step by step to make YouTube Video backward Online Using Kapwing:

Step 1. Go to the website and click "Upload" to select the YouTube video that you want to reverse. Or you can paste a URL of a YouTube video.

Step 2. After uploading the YouTube video, you can choose the reversed speed (0.5x, 1x, 2x). Also, you can trim your video easily here.

Step 3. Once done, click "CREATE" and then download the reversed YouTube video.

2. Ezgif

Ezgif is one of the most popular online video editor and video reverser. This online tool allows you to make video backward without downloading any software. You just need to upload a video file that is less than 100 MB, or you paste the video URL from YouTube. Then, it will show you the video size and you should click on the Reverse video. After that, you can get the reversed video that you want.

reverse YouTube video with tool - Ezgif

Let's take a look at how to play YouTube video backwards online.

Step 1. Open the page and upload a YouTube video to Ezgif. Click "Choose file" to select a YouTube video from your computer or paste a video URL in the box.

Step 2. Click "Reverse video" to start reversing YouTube video. Once done, choose the "Save" button to download the video on your computer.

The two online video editors are convenient for you to edit videos, but they have some shortcomings. Online tools may be affected by the network speed and have a limitation of the uploaded video files. Moreover, for most of you, online video editors are public, so your privacy may be compromised.

How to Reverse YouTube Video on Windows 10

EaseUS Video Editor is one of the best videos and audio editing software for beginners or pros to edit videos and share to the platform. It enables you to reverse your videos in a few simple steps. Beyond that, it also a video speed changer software, an audio mixer software, a gaming video editor, which offers some other functions for you to make your videos more powerful. Let's see its unique features as follows.

  • Has an ability to cut, split, rotate, trim, zoom, crop, speed up/slow down videos
  • Has filters, overlays, transitions, texts, elements effects to make videos stand out
  • Supports all types of files and devices, including Apple, Samsung, HTC, SanDisk, Sony, LG, Huawei, BlackBerry, Amazon, etc.
  • Support various format conversions like convert M4A to MP3 and many more

Before you start, you need to prepare a YouTube video. After that, download the free video editor to reverse video in high quality, then follow the steps as below: 

Step 1. Launch EaseUS Video Editor, select aspect ratio from the given options. Click on the "Import" option to select a video.

import files

Step 2. Right-click on the selected video and select the "Add to Project" option from the context menu.

add to project

Step 3. Double click the video from the track and select the "Reverse" option. Wait for the process to finish. 

Note: Reverse operation may take time, depending on the length of the video.

reverse a video

Step 4. Click on the Export option, and select the media format or platform in which you want to export the video. Make sure to choose the quality of output, video encoder, frame rate, and bitrate.

export the reversed video

Bonus Tip: How to Download YouTube Video for Free

Maybe it is difficult for you to download videos from YouTube. But don't worry, the software called EaseUS MobiMover can help you. Using it, you can transfer data between two IOS devices, migrate content from iPhone/iPad to computer, and you can unlock all kinds of devices locked screen.

Most importantly, running EaseUS MobiMover, you can download YouTube videos to phone once you connect your device to your computer. Also, you can download it directly to your computer. Now download it and follow the simple steps to download the YouTube video that you want.

Step 1. Launch EaseUS MobiMover, choose "Video Downloader" and select the location to save the video.

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Step 2. Copy the URL of the YouTube video you want to download, paste it into the bar in MobiMover, then tap Download. 

Free Instant YouTube Downloader-2

Step 3. After you click the "Download" button, MobiMover will quickly analyze the URL and download the YouTube video. When it has finished, you can go to your selected location to check the downloaded item.

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How to Reverse YouTube Video on Mobile Phones

Do you have this kind of experience? You may see something wonderful or strange outdoors, and want to make a reversed YouTube video to share. But you don't know how to reverse videos on your mobile phone. It may confuse you. Here, we will show you some mobile apps to help you make YouTube videos backward anytime, anywhere.

1. Reverse Video Editor for Android

Reversa Video

Reversa video is a free reverse video app for Android devices. It not only has a smooth interface to browse all the reversed videos but also can play huge, long video backward with the best quality and speed. It can work in a short time. If you are in a hurry, you can have a try.

reverse YouTube video with app - Reversa Video

Download address: https://reversavideo.en.aptoide.com/app

Reverse Video Master

Reverse video master is a cool and free app for Android users. It won't take up much space on the device and enables you to edit and record videos. It is easy to make videos backward. All you have to do is to record a video, then choose the video you want and get to start. Your video will be reversed.

reverse YouTube video with android app- Reverse video master

Download address: https://reverse-master.en.aptoide.com/app

2. Reverse Video Editor for iPhone

Reverse Movie FX

Reverse Movie FX is designed for iPhone users to reserve YouTube video. It enables you to create some fantastic reversed videos. What's more, it also has some other functions like transitions and animations. You can make your reversed video standout.

everse YouTube video with app- Reverse Movie FX

Download address: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/reverse-movie-fx-magic-video/id1327800711

Reverse Vid

Reverse Vid is a powerful tool to reverse videos. It offers the quickest and easiest way to make your videos backward. You can choose playback speed and rewind the action. Most importantly, to reverse a video, you just upload it, reverse it, and play it.

reverse YouTube video with app- Reverse Vid

Download address: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/reverse-vid-play-it-backwards/id950551948


In this article, we have discussed seven reliable solutions to help you reverse YouTube videos effortlessly. You can choose the best one according to your needs.

For Windows users, EaseUS Video Editor is your best choice to play YouTube video backwards. Using this software, you can reverse your YouTube video with a few simple clicks, moreover, you can speed up or slow down your video easily. Apart from that, this video editing software offers a lot of basic and advanced editing tools, and visual effects to enrich your videos while reversing. Just try this software now!

FAQs About Reversing YouTube Video

If you still have some problems with reversing YouTube videos, you can check these tips as follows.

1. How do I reverse a YouTube video?

First, download EaseUS Video Editor and import YouTube videos. Then double click the video and select the "Reverse" option. Last, export and save the video.

2. Can you watch a YouTube video in reverse?

To play a YouTube video backward, you need a video editor to reverse the video and the audio. You can use online tools like Kapwing and Ezgif to reverse YouTube video. Then you can watch it in reverse.

3. How do I reverse a video?

Firstly, open a video file, and choose a clip for reversing. Secondly, edit the video of the special effects and reversing speed. Last, save the reversed video.

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