Although Sony Vegas is generally accepted as one of the best options, its Windows-only limitation has deterred some users. Instead, Joyoshare Media Cutter
works fine on Windows and Mac. It provides essential yet advanced functionalities you need, including crop, rotate, watermark, flip, subtitle, apply effects or even adjust parameters. The user-friendly and straightforward interface also optimizes operations to the maximum extent possible.
Crop video in any format manually and flexibly
With preset aspect ratio, like 16:9, 4:3, Pan Scan, Full Screen, etc.
Built-in media player, snapshot capture, video editor and real-time preview
Basic 60X high-speed mode to trim and cut video with no quality loss
Step 1 Add a video to Joyoshare Media Cutter
Complete the download and installation for this Sony Vegas alternative - Joyoshare Media Cutter. Afterward, you can run the program on PC/Mac and add the video file you're going to crop. It's handy to either import with navigable "Open" button or directly drag and drop from a ready open folder.
Step 2 Set format for output video
Joyoshare Media Cutter will load the video and play with compatible player. Herein, go to the bottom of the main interface to find and press "Format". Then select Encoding mode and output format from the pop-up window. Possibly, you can go further to check and change resolution, frame rate, codec, etc. in the accessible upper-right gear option.
Step 3 Start to "Crop" video
Confirm your previous operations and tap on the "Edit"
option in the main interface to call out the editing tools. Simply head to "Adjust" > "Crop Area Size" to manually set cropping size or move adjustable cropping window. You can also select the system's default aspect ratio configuration, like Original Resolution, 16:9, 4:3, Pan Scan, etc. from the drop-down list and finalize with "OK".
Step 4 Save and export cropped video
Having checked the cropped video in the real-time preview window in Joyoshare Media Cutter, you can make additional editing doings as you wish. Then, click on the "Start" button to output and save this cropped video on your local storage path.