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Oct 4, 2021

5 min read

How to make a TikTok

TikTok is one of the most popular social media platforms and so you can easily reach your target audience on it. But how do you create a TikTok?

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Choose a trending song or fun song

TikTok is all about the music. There are several ways to find the right song for your TikTok. One of these ways is if you come across a nice song while scrolling that you would like to use yourself. In that case, you should do the following:

  • Click on the music track at the bottom left
  • Click on ‘use this sound

Determining the right settings

You can set several things before recording to make the TikTok just the way you want it. For example, do you want to film (partly) in slow motion or accelerated? Then click on the “speed” button and make a choice between the five options. These are 0.3x, 0.5x, 2x, 3x or just the standard speed of 1x.

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Let the show begin!

Once you have found the right settings for your TikTok it is time to start recording. This is done by simply clicking on the red button at the bottom of your screen. Make sure you select 15 seconds or 60 seconds. This option is under the red button. It is a shame if you are fully occupied with showing your dance skills, only to find out that the recording was stopped too early.

Finishing touch and share!

When you are finished recording you can make some final adjustments. You can change the starting point of the music if it is not quite right. This is done in the same way as in the beginning: click on the scissor tool and drag it around. You can also apply a filter. You do this by clicking on the three circles. And if you still regret not applying the trending effect, you can do so by clicking on effects at the bottom of your screen.