How to play a Youtube video in slow motion

Playing a YouTube video in slow motion is a matter of a few steps, but it can be easily accomplished using a local video player. YouTube gives you a menu of options by clicking on the video that is playing, but slow motion video playback is not one of them. First you have to download the video and save it on your computer.

Playing a YouTube video in slow motion is a matter of a few steps, but it can be easily accomplished using a local video player. YouTube gives you a menu of options by clicking on the video that is playing, but slow motion video playback is not one of them. First you have to download the video and save it on your computer.

Download the YouTube video

Step 1

Open your Internet browser and go to YouTube.com. Find the YouTube video you want to play in slow motion. Highlight the URL, right click and click “Copy.”

Step 2

Navigate to Keepvid.com and press “Ctrl” and “V” to paste the URL in the text box next to “URL”. Click on “Download.” Click “Run” if a security warning appears on your browser.

Step 3

Click on a format of the available links, such as the MP4 or FLV format, to launch the “File download” dialog window. Click on “Save” and find the folder where you want to save the video on YouTube. Wait for the download to finish.

BS.Player

Step 1

Start BS.Player, by clicking on the “Menu” icon and click on “Open file”. Find the YouTube video you have downloaded and click “Open” to start playing the video.

Step 2

Right click on the video screen and click “Play” to display a second menu. Click on “Playback speed” and select “Reduce by 10%” to stop the video.

Step 3

Press “Shift F6” to continue decreasing the playback speed and play the video in slow motion until it suits your needs.

Windows Live Movie Maker

Step 1

Start Windows Live Movie Maker and load the YouTube video file. Click on the “Play” button to start playing the video.

Step 2

Click on the “Edit” tab and click on the “ComboBox” next to “Speed:”. Choose “0.5x” and click on the “Play” button to start playing the video in slow motion.

Step 3

Choose a different value, such as “0.25 x” or “0.125x” to further delay video playback.

TrakAxPC Pro

Step 1

Start TrakAxPC Pro and open the YouTube video file. Click on the “Play” icon to start playing the video.

Step 2

Click “Stop” to stop playing the video. Click on the text box next to the “Play speed setting” icon and type “30”.

Step 3

Click on “Play” to continue playing the video in slow motion. Decrease the speed of the video playback device even more by entering a lower number.

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