When we make a slideshow or a video with pictures, the duration of those pictures always affects the duration of the video. Due to the restriction of the length of a video on TikTok, the video length is important which decides if we can upload our videos on it successfully. Although there is a default duration for each picture when you make a video with pictures, it is not always appropriate for you. Learning how to edit photo length on TikTok will help you decide the length of your pictures by yourself. Here we prepared three methods for you and you can try them when you need them.

edit pictures duration on tiktok

Part 1: How to Edit Photo Length on TikTok

On tiktok, there are two methods to edit photo length. We will learn them at this part.

1.1 Edit the Duration of Photos with TikTok Adjust Clips

This method is suitable for slideshows and those videos with a few pictures. When you are going to make a TikTok video on TikTok, this method will help you a lot. The steps are as follows:

Step 1: Open the TikTok app on your phone and click the icon on the center of the homepage;

Step 2: Slide the time, 3m, 60s, 15s, above the red button on the center of the screen to choose the duration of your video;

choose video duration

Step 3: Click the Upload icon and select the videos and pictures you want and click the Next icon to enter the next step;

Step 4: Click the Adjust Clips icon on the right of the screen;

adjust clips icon

Step 5: Then you will see the screen as follows; click the Default button;

adjust clips default

Step 6: You can find that there is a red frame at the edge of the video and each video and picture you have chosen will be shown on the bottom of the screen; click one of the pictures or videos and then drag the red frame from the right to left to change the length of it; other elements can be adjusted as that way;

Step 7: Or you can change the speed of the picture and you can also adjust the length of those pictures; For example, if you choose 0.3X, the length will be longer and if you choose 2X, the length will be shorter; to achieve that, you can just click the clock icon and choose a suitable speed;

adjust clips picture speed

Step 8: When you finish, click the Save button and then upload it on TikTok.

1.2 Edit Photo Length with TikTok Green Screen

When you want to make a slideshow on TikTok, the effect, Green Screen, can help you make it quickly. It is a little different from common ways, so following the steps is important.

Step 1: Open the TikTok app on your phone and click the icon on the center of the screen;

Step 2: Choose the duration of your slideshow, 3m, 60s, or 15s; here we take 60s as example;

Step 3: Click the Effects icon on the bottom left of the screen;

green screen effects

Step 4: Now you can find many effects; search Green Screen with the search bar and choose the one like this;

search green screen

Step 5: Choose a picture from prepared pictures or add your pictures from your phone;

green screen pictures

Step 6: Hold on the red button until its length is up to your desire;

record green screen pictures 1

Step 7: Click the Effects icon again and choose another picture to record; add other pictures like that step until the duration of the whole slideshow is 60s;

Step 8: When you finish, click the red button.

record green screen pictures 2

Part 2: How to Edit the Duration of Photos with a Video Editor

Maybe you also want to upload a slideshow or a video on another platform like YouTube, TikTok is not enough for you to make a perfect slideshow or video. A professional video editor can help you more.

TunesKit AceMovi Video Editor is one of the best video editors with a lot of editing features. The feature to change the duration of the picture is easy-to-use and just needs a few steps. AceMovi allows you to adjust the color and filter effects of your picture to make it suitable for your video. In addition, AceMovi offers most of the popular formats which are compatible with a lot of platforms. You can output your videos according to your destination.


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Steps to edit the duration of photos with TunesKit AceMovi Video Editor

Download Software

Download and open TunesKit AceMovi Video Editor;

Import Pictures

Click the Import button to import the pictures you want or just drag the pictures into the software;

import icon media

Add Pictures to the Timeline

Click the yellow button to add those pictures to the timeline; you should put those pictures on the same track;

acemovi add pictures to timeline

Adjust the Duration of Pictures One by One

Click one of the pictures and then right-click your mouse and choose the Duration option to change the length of the picture; other pictures can be adjusted in the same way; or you can drag the edge of each picture on the timeline to adjust their duration;

acemovi pictures duration

Edit Pictures with Other Features

There are many other features on this software and you can use them as you want;

video edit features

Export Video

Click the Export > Web > TikTok button in order to set the output format of your video; on the right of the window, you can rename your video and change the saved place on your computer; finally, click the Export button again.

export tiktok video

The Bottom Line

Now you have got two ways on how to edit photo length on TikTok and another way to change the duration of pictures on a video editor, TunesKit AceMovi Video Editor. You can choose one of the three ways to make your videos. Or you can just retain these ways and use them when you need them. Looking forward to your excellent work.