How to Record Slow Motion Video on Samsung Mobile Phone?

Slow motion (commonly abbreviated as slowmo) is very common in filmmaking. Smartphones with slow-mo video support can capture sports activities or objects that are moving fast. It is very useful for training. Recent Samsung smartphone and tablets models are all equipped with the most capable slow motion videos shooters, including Galaxy S9, S8, S7, S6, S5, S4, Note 4, Note 3, etc. You can refer to this guide to enable & record slow motion video on Samsung mobile phones. If you are on an earlier phone model that does not come with slow-mo video capture feature, how can you record slow motion videos? In this guide we will introduce you slow motion video recording apps that can help you record slow-mo videos on any Samsung mobile phones. If your cellphone does not have the built-in feature to capture slow-mo videos, you may consider to download following slow-mo video apps instead.

Record Slow Motion Video on Samsung Mobile Phone using Slow Motion FX

slow motion video fx app on samsung mobile phone

Slow Motion FX is easy to use app on Google Play Store that can help any Android users take slow motion videos or convert existing videos to slow motion videos on Samsung and Android mobile phones. We have used this app in an related guide to show you how to record slow-mo videos on Nexus. You can also make magic fast motion video. Output video can be uploaded to YouTube or Instagram directly from this app. Slow Motion Video FX lets you choose the speed of the output movie, you can either slow down or speed up any videos on Samsung phone as you like.

choose slow-mo video speed on samsung mobile phone

You can’t set a value of frame rate of the output video. Instead, you need to choose movie speed by drag the slider bar. Output movie will be slower for values lower than 1 or faster for values higher than 1. For example, if you drag the slider to 0.2 it means the output video will play at 1/5 speed  as the original or normal play speed. With Slow Motion FX, you will be able to save a original copy of the same video on your Samsung phone, you can convert the source video to slow motion videos encoded with the selected play speed above. You can find them in Gallery app on Samsung mobile phone. The original video will be saved to the Camera folder on Samsung galaxy phones, a SlowMotion folder will be created with all slow-mo videos recorded or converted using this Slow Motion FX app on Samsung phone.

If you accidentally deleted or lost these videos, you can refer to this guide to recover deleted videos on Samsung mobile phones.

Note that your recorded voice or speech along with the video will sound really strange when you maker it fast or slow. In such case, you can export the slo-mo videos from Samsung phone to PC and mute the videos using Windows Movie Maker for free as this video editor was pre-installed in Windows OS.


Update 2018: this article was originally published in 2015. In this update, the way to remove sound from slow motion videos was added.