4 ways to rotate a video

4 ways to rotate a video
4 ways to rotate a video
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Learn how to change the vertical or horizontal orientation of a video. You can rotate video by downloading and using Movie Maker on Windows computer, QuickTime on Mac, or free apps on iPhone and Android smartphones.

Steps

Method 1 of 4: Rotate video in Windows

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Step 1. Download and install Windows Movie Maker

Windows Movie Maker was discontinued in 2012, but you can still download and install it on Windows 10 by visiting a third-party site and downloading it from there.

Although it is possible to use VLC Media Player to rotate a video, it will remove audio from the final result

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Step 2. Open Windows Movie Maker

The application icon looks like a strip of film. Click on it to open the Movie Maker projects section.

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Step 3. Click Add Videos and Photos

This option is located at the top left of the window in the section Add. A new window will open.

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Step 4. Select your video

Go to the location of the video you want to rotate and click on it.

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Step 5. Click Open

This button is located at the bottom right of the window. Your video will open in Movie Maker.

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Step 6. Rotate the video

Click either on Rotate to the left be sure Rotate to the right in the section Editing from the toolbar. Your video should rotate accordingly.

  • You may need to do this step more than once to get the correct orientation.
  • In some cases, Rotate to the left will rotate the video to the right once it is recorded (and vice versa for Rotate to the right).
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Step 7. Click File

This option is in the upper left corner of the window. A menu will appear.

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Step 8. Select Save Movie

This option is in the middle of the menu and opens a pop-up window.

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Step 9. Click Recommended for this project

This option is at the top of the pop-up window.

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Step 10. Enter a title

Type in the title you want to give your movie.

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Step 11. Click Save

This button is located at the bottom right of the window. Your video will be saved under the name you specified. When you read it in any media player, it will be oriented the way you want it to be.

Method 2 of 4: Rotate video on Mac

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Step 1. Open Spotlight

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Click the magnifying glass icon in the upper right corner of your Mac screen. A search bar will appear.

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Step 2. Type quicktime

Spotlight will search for the QuickTime application on your machine.

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Step 3. Double-click on QuickTime

QuickTime should be at the top of the Spotlight search results. Double click on it to open the video player.

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Step 4. Click File

You'll find this option at the top left of your Mac screen. A drop-down menu will appear.

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Step 5. Select Open File…

This option is at the top of the drop-down menu.

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Step 6. Open your video

Click on the video you want to rotate.

You may need to open the folder that contains the video first by clicking on the appropriate folder on the left side of the window

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Step 7. Click Open

This button is located at the bottom right of the window. It opens the video in QuickTime player.

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Step 8. Select Edit

This item is at the top of the screen. A drop-down menu will open.

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Step 9. Click on the Rotate option

You will find several options of Rotation from the drop-down menu. Click on the one you want to apply to your video.

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Step 10. Record your video

  • Click again on File.
  • Select Export.
  • Choose a quality (for example 1080p).
  • Add a name and select a backup folder.
  • Click on Save.

Method 3 of 4: Rotate Video on iPhone

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Step 1. Download the Rotate & Flip Video app

  • Open theApp Store

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  • Press on To research.
  • Tap the search bar.
  • Type rotate & flip video
  • Press on To research.
  • Select GET to the right of the "Rotate & Flip Video" heading.
  • Use Touch ID or enter the email address associated with your Apple ID and press To install.
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Step 2. Open Rotate & Flip Video

Press on TO OPEN in the App Store or tap the Rotate & Flip Video app icon.

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Step 3. Tap the camera icon

It sits in the middle of the screen and opens a context menu at the bottom of the screen.

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Step 4. Select Video

You will find this option in the context menu.

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Step 5. Press OK when prompted

This allows Rotate & Flip Video to access videos from your iPhone.

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Step 6. Select a video album

Tap the album the video is in.

  • If you don't know what to select, press Film.
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Step 7. Choose a video

Tap the video you want to edit.

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Step 8. Press Select

This option is located at the bottom right of the screen. Tap on it to open your video in the main window.

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Step 9. Rotate your video

Tap the option 90 until your video has the orientation you prefer.

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Step 10. Press Save

This option is at the bottom of the screen and allows you to save the rotated video to your iPhone's Camera Roll.

When you see an advertisement window appear, you can exit the Rotate & Flip Video application

Method 4 of 4: Rotate video on Android

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Step 1. Download the Rotate Video FX application

  • Open the Google play store

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  • Tap the search bar.
  • Type rotate video fx
  • Select Rotate Video FX in search results.
  • Press on TO INSTALL.
  • Choose ACCEPT.
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Step 2. Open Rotate Video FX

Press on TO OPEN in the Google Play Store or tap the Rotate Video FX app icon.

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Step 3. Press START ROTATE

This option is on the right of the screen.

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Step 4. Select Choose movie when prompted

Your Android photo album will open.

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Step 5. Choose a video

Tap the video you want to rotate.

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Step 6. Close the ad if necessary

After selecting a video, you may need to tap X Or on TO CLOSE on an advertisement before continuing.

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Step 7. Rotate the video

Press any of the arrows at the bottom left or bottom right of the screen to rotate your video 90 degrees left or right.

If you want to rotate your video 180 degrees, just tap the arrow twice

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Step 8. Press START

This button is located at the bottom of the screen.

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Step 9. Select a conversion speed

Press on Quick method to quickly rotate the video or on Normal method to be sure the video will remain rotated in all supported media players.

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Step 10. Wait for the conversion to complete

When you see the video playing, it will mean it has been rotated and saved to your Android's photo album.

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