Reversing a video

  • 4
  • Idea
  • Updated 7 months ago
Merged

This conversation has been merged. Please reference the main conversation: Play video clip in reverse

This is a desirable feature in preparing training videos. Is it in your roadmap?
Photo of Warrier

Warrier

  • 1 Post
  • 0 Reply Likes

Posted 1 year ago

  • 4
Photo of paulwilliamengle

paulwilliamengle

  • 104 Posts
  • 44 Reply Likes
Hey Warrior, can you explain what you mean by “reversing a video”?


Cheers!
(Edited)
Photo of Rick Stone

Rick Stone

  • 5622 Posts
  • 2667 Reply Likes
Hi there

I'm not Warrior of course, but here is a use case.

Imagine you are recording a screen activity. Part of that recording involves typing some text. During the recording, you may make one or more typos as you type. Then you backspace over the typo. You then type the correct text. All of that is recorded.

During the editing process, you have lots of cutting and whatnot to "erase" the typo stuff and it gets tedious.

If we had video reversal capability, this would be simplified a great deal. You could have perhaps an instance of a text editor with all the text correctly typed. You would then paste it into the field. Then rapidly backspace to erase the text letter by letter.

So if we could reverse playback, we could just cut that segment to a segment of its own, apply reverse playback and it would appear that the text were being typed out all pixel perfect and all.

I'm sure there are many other uses, but this one seems to stand out in my mind as being among the top of the list.

Cheers... Rick :)
Photo of Jenm

Jenm

  • 52 Posts
  • 25 Reply Likes
Hi,

Another use case - when recording software that has scrolling it would be VERY nice to be able to reverse the scroll if you change your mind when editing. I have had to reverse this one frame at a time, aaugh.

Cheers,
Jen :)
Photo of Mark Firehammer

Mark Firehammer

  • 1 Post
  • 1 Reply Like
Even simpler, just the ability to play any piece of video backwards........ such is the content we get from the  techSmith assets...... not screen recordings actual footage.  
Photo of SALES

SALES

  • 1 Post
  • 0 Reply Likes
I agree.... the simple concept of reversing your own video clip would be a great idea to help make engaging content. Instagram has this function with the "Boomerang" App. Would love to have this.
Photo of kayakman

kayakman, Champion

  • 7070 Posts
  • 2320 Reply Likes
How To Capture Clip Playing Backwards In CS 2018 2018-09-15
http://www.screencast.com/t/1eHK4X2iC

This conversation is no longer open for comments or replies.