How can I animate (zoom in/out) my photos or videos – Ken Burns?

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With the Ken Burns effect, you can create motion from static images or show a video from different angles. 

👉 To apply the Ken Burns effect, follow these steps: 

  1. Open your Splice project
  2. On the timeline, select the clip you wish to animate: it becomes blue
  3. Tap on Animate from the bottom toolbar
  4. Tap on Enable Ken Burns: it becomes blue

To apply this change to all clips, tap on the button with the two blue ticks that appear in the bottom-right corner > tap Apply to all

👉 To change the Start and End frame, follow these steps: 

  1. As you tap on Enable Ken Burns, you'll see Start frame and End frame 
  2. To choose the point where you want the effect to start > tap Start frame 
  3. On the preview screen (the main one at the top), position the photo as preferred using the pinching gesture (you can zoom in/ zoom out/ move in any direction)
  4. To choose the point where you want the effect to end, tap End frame and position the clip on the main preview screen

👉 To remove the effect, on the timeline, select the clip: it becomes blue > tap Animate from the bottom menu > tap on the blue ball under the timeline. 

👉 To change the speed of Ken Burns, change your photo duration. The longer the duration, the slower the Ken Burns effect: 

  1. On the timeline, tap on the photo whose duration you wish to change: it becomes blue
  2. Hold your finger on one of the side handles and move it left/right to customize its duration

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