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How to Crop WMV Files

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Sep 13, 2021• Proven solutions

This article here introduces the fastest and easiest way to help you crop WMV files. And all you need is just a supper easy and yet powerful WMV cropper Wondershare Filmora (for Win and Mac). By using it, you can quickly and easily crop any screen area of the WMV video, so you can get rid of black bars around your video, or focus on some area, or reduce the WMV video size etc.

The operation is so damn easy. You just drag a dashed rectangle to select your wanted screen area of the WMV video and view the real-time effect on the right side. When it’s ok, click “OK” to save it and then export it. That’s all. And below is the detailed guide you can follow.

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1 Import WMV videos to this WMV cropper

Double click this app’s desk icon to launch it and then choose“16:9 Widescreen” or “4:3 Standard” option to enter into the editing interface. Next, you need to import your local WMV files to this WMV cropper. To do it, just click the “Import” option in the top-left corner of the interface or drag and drop the target files from your computer to this app’s album. After that, continue to drag one of your WMV videos from this app’s the album to the Timeline, shown as follows.

import videos to crop

2 Crop WMV files

There are two different ways to crop WMV files. One is to right click the WMV file on the Timeline and then select “Crop” option from the submenu, the other is to double click the file and then hit the “Crop” option at the bottom of the video editing panel. Both can bring you into the Crop interface, where you can do the cropping job quickly and easily.

First, press the “Play” button here, and then on the left window, you can feel free to drag any one corner of the dashed rectangle and move it to select your wanted screen area of the video. Immediately, you can preview the effect on the right window. When you finish it, just click “OK” to save it.

crop videos

3 Export the new WMV file

At last step, you can select WMV as the output format in this app’s output format window by hitting the “Create” button. And the detail step is to go to “Format” >”WMV” and then hit the “Create” button again to let this app do the rest thing. Also, you can set some video parameters like frame rate, resolution, bit rate etc by hitting the "Advanced settings" option. To find the new WMV file, just open the output folder according to the output path you’ve set.

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Liza Brown
Liza Brown is a writer and a lover of all things video.