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Mirror videos for a fresh perspective

Whether you're making an experimental art project or a trippy video ad, making video mirrors is easy. Duplicate a clip, flip the video horizontally or vertically, and create cool and captivating mirrors.

See your videos on the flip side

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Achieve that fun mirror effect to elevate your video projects. Just duplicate your video, click the Flip button on the toolbar, and choose between horizontal and vertical video flip options. Create vertical video mirrors for a portrait social media video, or go for horizontal mirrors for a cinematic landscape ad.

Get on your creative side

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Edit your flipped video clips to the perfect dimension and length with our cropping(opens in a new tab or window), trimming(opens in a new tab or window), and merging(opens in a new tab or window) tools. Sharpen details with our video enhancer(opens in a new tab or window) and add color filters to match your overall aesthetic. You can also explore our abstract or artistic videos to create optical illusions for your creative mirror video portfolios or your eye-catching video ads.

Features to mirror your style

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Style your mirrored or flipped video any way you want by adding media and other design elements from our media library or your own Brand Kit (Pro). Add stylized texts(opens in a new tab or window) to your flipped videos for your catchy promo tagline, insert your own background music(opens in a new tab or window) to show off in your portfolio, or add quirky transitions(opens in a new tab or window) and animations for a fun birthday video greeting.

How to flip and mirror a video

How to flip and mirror a video
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Launch Canva and pick a template. Upload your video or choose one from our media library. Drag-and-drop your selected video to the editor and crop, scale, and trim as desired.

To create a mirror video, you need to duplicate your clip. To do this, just right click on your video and click Duplicate, or simply select your clip and type Ctrl/Command + D.

Select the duplicated video and click the Flip button on the upper toolbar. You can choose between the Flip horizontal and Flip vertical options.

Adjust your videos’ colors and contrasts. You can also use different color filters on your flipped videos to create variety. Then personalize your video mirror — add texts, images, and illustrations to finish off.

Download your mirror video project as an MP4 file, or publish your design directly to your social media platforms.
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Frequently Asked Questions

On your iPhone, download Canva Mobile to use our flip video app. Choose a template or open a blank design and upload your video clip. Press your video and select Flip on the bottom toolbar. Choose to flip your video horizontally or vertically, depending on what you prefer. When you’re done flipping your video, download it as an MP4 file or publish it directly to your social media platforms.

Video mirroring means creating a mirror-like effect for your videos. You can do this with our mirror video app when you duplicate the original, flip the copied version, and place them side by side. Reverse a landscape video horizontally to switch the left and right orientation. Or flip a portrait video vertically to turn it upside-down.

Download the YouTube video and launch Canva. From a blank canvas, upload the video online and add it to your project to flip it. Select the video and duplicate it, then place the two videos next to each other. Select the duplicated video and click Flip from the toolbar. You can flip it horizontally or vertically to mirror the YouTube video. Once done, download or publish your project.
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