How to Create Dynamic Object Movements in Capcut

Capcut, a remarkable mobile video editor, continues to dominate the market with its exceptional editing capabilities.

This article aims to provide a step-by-step tutorial on how to make objects smoothly transition from one side of the video screen to another using Capcut.

With this powerful application, you can effortlessly transform your videos into professional-grade content. So, let’s dive in and explore the process together.

Getting Started

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To begin, familiarize yourself with the visual demonstration of the process by watching our accompanying video. If you prefer reading, feel free to follow along with the article.

Moving Objects in Capcut

Step 1: Import Your Video

Import video into Capcut

Start by importing your video(s) into Capcut and initiate the editing process.

Step 2: Select the Timeline Video

Select video timeline

To enable object movement, highlight the desired video on the timeline by simply tapping on it.

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Step 3: Determine the Object’s Starting Point

Decide where you want the object to commence its movement. This can be at the center, middle, or any other specific location within the video.

Step 4: Access the Keyframe Icon

Access the Keyframe's icon

Locate and click on the keyframe icon (a rhombus-shaped button with a positive or plus sign), situated next to the play button.

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Step 5: Adjust the Video Timeline

Adjust the video timeline

Move the video footage on the timeline to the desired time increment, be it in milliseconds, seconds, or minutes.

Step 6: Manipulate the Object’s Movement

Manipulate the object's movement

Tap the object on the screen and shift it to the next frame, allowing it to smoothly traverse the video screen.

Repeat steps 5 and 6 until you achieve the desired object movement.

Preview and Finalize

Now, play the video starting from where the keyframes were introduced to observe the changes made. Fine-tune the movements until you are satisfied with the overall effect.


Congratulations! You have successfully learned how to animate objects within your videos using Capcut.

By following the steps outlined in this guide, you can effortlessly create dynamic and engaging content that captivates your audience.

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By Sir Chike

Sir Chike is an Imo born teacher and actor. He studied at Alvan Ikoku Federal college of Education (AIFCE) Owerri, Imo state. He has obtained the following qualifications; 1. Nigeria Certificate in Education (NCE) in Political Science and Social Studies. 2. Bachelor in Education (B.Ed) in Social Studies