How Long Can a Video be on TikTok?

You probably have heard of the viral app TikTok, or seen a video which is also called TikTok on the app. Even if you don’t have the app or an account, the viral TikToks are all over the internet and other social media platforms, getting millions of views each day. When first getting started with the app itself, the editing part before posting can get a little bit confusing. For example, probably most of the TikToks you have seen are short ones, but you might have also come across longer ones. So how long exactly can a video be on TikTok? 

Editing and Adjusting the Time on TikTok Videos

When you are recording a TikTok, you see the option to choose the time. You can either take one clip of 15 seconds (shown as 15s) or attach four clips by choosing the 60s option below the screen. So, your videos can last from 15 seconds to 60 seconds in total. You can also record videos in slow motion or fast. 

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Some Other Features of TikTok 

On the same page where you set the time and speed, you can also change some other things. Here are some additional features you can use on your videos:

  • You can swipe left or right to see other filters. 
  • Zoom while swiping your finger upwards or downwards. 
  • Choose effects from the right side of the screen.
  • And also change the features of the footage with the Beautify option.

FAQs About Video Length

Do I need to shoot four different clips to make a video 1 minute long?

No, while shooting four clips is an option, you can just choose 60 seconds and keep recording.

How do I trim a clip I just shoot but not the whole video?

You can click Adjust Clips to trim your video as you like.

Can I upload videos from my phone to TikTok?

Yes, you can, with the upload option on the bottom right corner. But you will need to adjust or trim it if it’s too long.

Conclusion on TikTok Video Length

In this article, we talked about how long a video can be on TikTok and some other features that you can benefit from. Hope we were helpful for you to figure out your way to TikTok. If you want to keep up with the latest news about the topic, please follow our blog posts.

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