Regarding the drawbacks of VirtualDub (like for Windows only, incompatible with some general formats - MOV, MP4, WMV, etc), a comprehensive VirtualDub Alternative - Joyoshare Media Cutter
is proposed here. In comparison with VirtualDub, Joyoshare Media Cutter not simply goes for Windows as well as Mac but also plays nicely with various and sundry media formats, such as MP4, MPEG, AVI, WMV, DVD, VOB, FLV, TS, MP3, OGG, ASF, HD, web videos, device-compatible formats, and many.
An additional enticement of Joyoshare video cutter is that two modes are featured. The high-speed mode provides a lossless method to achieve video cutting and trimming at mind-blowing speeds. The other one, encoding mode, allows retouching videos by parameter customization and various editing items application. Its transparent interface generates both higher practicality and simpler operation.
Powerful video cropper to crop a video flexibly
A lossless mode to cut and split video at 60X speed
Give preset aspect ratio - Full Screen, Pan Screen, 16:9, Original Resolution, etc
Quickly extract audio from video, remove noise from audio and add background to video
Built-in video editor to easily trim, rotate, flip video and enrich video with effects, watermarks, etc
Step 1 Upload the video to Joyoshare Media Cutter
Click the "Download" button shown above to get the compatible version of Joyoshare Media Cutter on your computer. Next, run it and go for "Open" to upload your video files, which is one way of adding files. Besides, simply drag and drop video you need to crop to it.
Step 2 Specify output format under encoding mode
Once your video is uploaded, locate and press on "Format" to get into format setting window. Next, enable "Encoding mode" and specify a desired format for the output video. Remember that the "Encoding mode" gives you the privilege to perform further operations, such as changing parameters of codec, resolution, frame rate, bit rate, etc by means of an upper-right gear icon.
Step 3 Alternative to VirtualDub crops video
Now, click on "OK" to quit the format window and get back to the home interface. Find and touch "Edit"
icon for the application of editing tools. In the editor window, move to "Adjust" - "Crop Area Size". Set the height and width for the cropped video in the input field. Or, you can drag the white dashed box for manual cropping to eliminate unwanted frames and black bars off your video.
Step 4 Start exporting the cropped video
Having cropped the video, preview it and proceed to adjust aspect ratio, trim video, add special effects and subtitles, design text or image watermarks, etc if desired. Finally, just tap on "Start" to export and save the cropped video in your local file folder.