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Vine™ in 10 Minutes, Sams Teach Yourself by Michael Miller

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Lesson 16. Creating the Perfect Loop

In this lesson, you learn how to create Vine videos that loop perfectly back to the start.

What’s a Loop?

Vines are looping videos—that is, they play continuously from start to finish and back to start again. Because of this constantly repeating nature, watching a vine can be a bit of a jarring experience if the end doesn’t match back up to the beginning.

It’s important, then, to recognize the looping nature of Vine videos, and to plan your videos around that repetition. The best vines are infinite loops, where you can’t tell where the video begins and where it ends. (The worst, by implication, are those that have an abrupt ending that doesn’t relate at all to the beginning.)

To accomplish a perfect loop, ...

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