Undoubtedly, there will be times when you need to rotate a video in the wrong direction and then crop it to get rid of the black bars so as to fill the screen perfectly. By using a right video editor tool, rotating and cropping a video file can be as easy as pie. Here we will introduce a very useful video rotator and cropper to help you crop and rotate video clip easily and quickly, and the detailed tutorial for how to rotate and crop video will also be explained in the second part.

Part 1 The Simplest Way to Crop and Rotate a Video - Joyoshare Media Cutter

Joyoshare Media Cutter is one of the most easy-to-use video editors that can help users to cut, trim, split, join, rotate and crop videos in high quality at a very fast speed.

With this program, you can easily rotate a video by 90 degree in the clockwise or counter clockwise direction, flip the clip left to right, up to down with only one click. Besides, you can also crop the video to get rid of unnecessary information as you wish.

Additionally, Joyoshare Media Cutter also offers other advanced options for editing the videos, such as adjust the video’s contrast, brightness, saturation and hue, insert subtitles and watermark to the file, or add special sound effects and video effects, etc. You can enhance your video according to your requirements.

Moreover, the software supports a wide range of media file formats MP4, AVI, M4V, MPG, MPEG, WMV, 3GP, 3G2, MOV, ASF, MKV, RM, RMVB, H.264, DV, etc., as well as many popular portable devices like mobile phones, tablets, game consoles, smart TVs and more.

Why Choose Joyoshare Video Rotator and Cropper:

Rotate and crop video with ease

Rotate, crop and edit video in high quality

Powerful video editing features offered

Support plenty of video formats and devices

Part 2 A Complete Guide on How to Rotate and Crop a Video with Joyoshare


Rotating and cropping a video with Joyoshare Media Cutter can be incredibly quickly. Then we will show you how to rotate and crop video with this simple solution step by step. Here we take Joyoshare Media Cutter Mac version as an example.

Step 1 Run Joyoshare and add target video file

Make sure you have installed Joyoshare Media Cutter for Mac on your computer in advance. Launch the program and import the video you want to rotate and crop by clicking the "Open" button, or just drag and drop the file to the center of main interface.
main screen

Step 2 Rotate the video

Once the target video is imported, you can click the edit icon edit icon to let the edit window pop up. On the top of menu bar, you can see six tabs for video editing. Press the "Adjust" tab and four rotation options are there on the lower left corner. The upper two options allow you to rotate the video by 90 degrees clockwise or counter clockwise while the lower two enable you to flip the video horizontally or vertically. Choose one to rotate the video file until it’s correctly orientated.
rotate video in joyoshare
Note: If you cannot find the edit icon, just hit the "Show segment list" icon segment list icon, and the edit icon is right there near to your video clip.

Step 3 Crop the video

Just beside the rotation options, there is an option for you to crop your video by entering the resolution (width*height) you want manually. Alternatively, you can crop the video file by simply dragging the white sliders to determine the cropped area till you’re satisfied with it. On the right of main interface, you can preview clearly about the video image. Then hit the "OK" button to close the window.
crop video in joyoshare

Step 4 Choose an output mode and export the video

Now click the "Format" button and select the "Encoding mode" that will allow you to rotate and crop the video with high quality. Then select a mobile device or a kind of video format based on your needs. You’re also freely to change the codec, frame rate and bit rate if necessary. Next, press the "Start" button on the main interface of the program and start to convert your adjusted video. Wait for a minute, your video will be rotated and cropped successfully. Find your new video on the local folder of your computer by clicking the destination folder icon converted files.
joyoshare output formats

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June 29, 2018 14:22 pm

Posted by Justin Price to Edit Videos

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