Quik for mobile - Video And Photo Editing Options

What are you trying to do?

Explain the editing options for video and photos in Quik for mobile

Where does it apply?

  • Quik for mobile
  • iOS Devices
  • Android Devices

How to do it

iOS Devices

While your video preview is playing you can switch to the edit view by taping the pencil icon.
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Add Photo or Video:

  • Add photos/video clips
  • Add text slides (text alone) and text overlays (text on a photo/video)

Edit Text Slides:

  • Edit text
  • Delete
  • Duration: long / normal / short
  • Duplicate 

Edit Photos:

  • Add text overlays: Quik suggests captions/emojis for your photos based on where you were and what you were doing 
  • Delete
  • Adjust: rotate, adjust horizon precisely with a slider, flip vertically and horizontally, zoom in and out, move in media
  • Choose a point of focus: this is particularly useful for portrait pictures
  • Duration: long / normal / short
  • Fit: Fill the screen or fit in the screen
  • Duplicate 

Edit Video Clips:

  • Add text overlays: Quik suggests captions/emojis for your videos based on where you were and what you were doing 
  • Delete
  • Add/Edit/Remove HiLights
  • Trim: move the sliders on the right and on the left 
  • Choose Smart Cut options: Balanced / Action / Travel / People / Manual / HiLights Only
  • Play clip in full: Choose Manual
  • Adjust: rotate 90°, adjust horizon precisely with a slider, flip vertically and horizontally, zoom in and out, move in media
  • Activate the sound: off / mixed with music / boost. By default on most of your videos the sound isn't activated. However Quik can automatically turn on the audio for videos in which it detects voices.
  • Speed: Fast, slow-mo, regular
  • Fit: Fill the screen or fit in the screen
  • Duplicate
  • Activate Speedometer


Android Devices

While your video preview is playing you can switch to the EDIT VIEW: tap the PENCIL icon or anywhere on the preview. In EDIT VIEW you will see your TIMELINE. This allows you to quickly reorder your video. The timeline is fully synchronized with the video preview. Simply drag and drop text, photos and videos to reorder or delete them. You can also remove the GoPro/Quik Outro.
User-added image

Add Photo or Video:

  • Add photos/video clips
  • Add text slides (text alone) and text overlays (text on a photo/video)

Edit Text Slides:

  • Edit text
  • Choose duration: extended / normal / short
  • Delete
  • Duplicate 

Edit Photos:

  • Add text overlays
  • Layout: Fill the screen or fit in the screen
  • Rotate
  • Choose a point of focus: this is particularly useful for portrait pictures
  • Choose duration: extended / normal / short
  • Delete
  • Duplicate 

Edit Video Clips:

  • Add text overlays
  • Add/Edit HiLights - You can choose the SloMo effect for your HiLights
  • Trim: Move the sliders on the right and on the left to trim
  • Choose Smart Cut options: Balanced / Action / Travel / People / Manual / HiLights Only
  • Play clip in full: Choose "Manual"
  • Activate the sound: off / mixed with music / boost. By default on most of your videos the sound isn't activated. However Quik can automatically turn on the audio for videos in which it detects voices.
  • Speedometer
  • Layout: Fill the screen or fit in the screen
  • Rotate
  • Crop: if your video clips don’t show the right parts, directly move the video up and down (if it’s a portrait and you're in cinema mode) or left and right (if it’s a landscape and you're in square mode) 
  • Split your video clip into two separate clips
  • Delete

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