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Crop and Zoom Videos

Follow the steps below to crop out and zoom into sections of your video clips on Mac with Filmora:

Select the video from the timeline, click on the “Crop” icon.

crop video option on mac
crop video option on mac

A new window will show out to let you adjust the ratio (preset dimensions: 16:9, 4:3, 1:1 or 9:16) and customize the region. Click “OK” once set.

crop video on mac
crop video on mac

To pan and zoom videos, switch to the “Pan and Zoom” function, you’ll see 4 options in the right corner.

switch pan zoom
switch pan and zoom on mac

Zoom in: Using this option you can zoom in from the larger frame to the smaller blue frame. This feature can be used to zoom in on a character’s face in the video.

zoom in mac
zoom in mac

Zoom out: You can also zoom out from the smaller red frame to the larger green frame to show a larger screen.

zoom out mac
zoom out mac

Pan right: Move horizontally from the right red frame to the left green frame. To move from the right frame to the left to showcase other characters and focus on a particular subject.

pan right mac
pan right mac

Pan left: You can move horizontally from the left red frame to the green frame on the right side. This can be done to follow a subject or move among characters.

pan left mac
pan left mac

Swap the start and end areas: You can swap the start and end area instantly just by clicking the swap button.