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How Do HiLights Work In Quik for mobile?

by GoPro ‎09-30-2019 07:31 PM - edited ‎08-06-2020 10:14 PM
How do HiLights work in Quik for mobile?


Where does it apply?
  • Quik for mobile
  • iOS Devices
  • Android Devices

When you select videos to import, you can add HiLights, to tell Quik where the best moments in your video are. For each HiLight, Quik will cut the perfect clip around that moment. If you want Quik to play only the HiLights you’ve chosen and no Quik generated HiLights you’ll have to go in the Trim View and scroll right to choose HiLight only. See this page for more detail
Note: you don't set up a beginning or an end, you set up a point of interest and Quik takes a clip around that point. 

Quik will show a portion of your video containing your HiLight, the length of this clip may vary: 
  • Minimum: 0.5 sec    
  • Optimal: 2 sec  
  • Maximum: 4 sec  
The length will depend on many parameters such as, number and position of HiLights in the clip, global video duration and other factors... 
The HiLight isn't necessarily in the middle of the video clip (so it's not exactly 0.25 before and after / 1 sec before and after / 2 secs before and after).  
If you put many HiLights next to each other it's possible that we merged them together. 
Quik also tried to synchronize the video cuts between the rushs on a music beat or a change in the song.

HiLights can be added during media selection. 
During the preview of your video, you can add new ones, edit / remove existing ones.

Android Devices
When you add HiLights to videos, Quik knows your favorite moments. 
Now you can have your HiLights play with cool SloMo effects! Works with videos shot at 48fps or above. 

For videos in 100fps or above: they are played in full slomo.  
However, if you activate the SloMo Effect on a HiLight then only this part will be played in slow motion and the rest of the video will be set to 'regular speed'. 

You won't be able to use this feature with media coming from GoPro+ because GoPro+ converts the framerate to 30fps.