Video Rotator for Mac: How to Rotate Videos in Mac
Have you ever recorded video with your iPhone, Sony or camcorder only to find that the video is rotated 90 degrees or 180 degrees when you play it back on your Mac? Do you think it's a bother that it is not easy to roate video? Fortunately, there's an excellent solution - Filmroa for Mac. This simple video rotator for Mac lets you rotate MP4, FLV, AVI, VOB, TS, TRP, M2TS, MTS, TP, DAT, WMV and MKV videos horizontally or vertically with ease. In the end, you also can learn how to rotate video with QuickTime easily.
Part 1: How to Rotate Videos on Mac with Filmora
1. Add the video you want to rotate
Just free download Filmroa for Mac(Originally Wondershare Video Editor for Mac) and launch it. To add your video files, directly drag and drop them from Finder to the program. Then the imported files will appear in album of the primary window. After that, drag the files from album to storyboard.
2. Rotate your videos in few clicks
Once the video files are added to the storyboard, click the "Rotate" button (it's in the middle of the tool bar). Then in the editing window, click the one of the flip buttons to rotate the videos. The first button allows you to rotate videos by 90 degrees clockwise. Click it repeatedly and you can rotate the videos 90 degrees, 180 degrees, 270 degrees and no change. The second button enables to rotate by 90 degrees counterclockwise. The third and fourth button let you flip MP4 video horizontally and vertically respectively. While clicking the button, you could see the effect in the preview screen at the same time. If you're satisfied with the result, click "Done".
3. Rotate the rotated video permanently
When your video file is rotated perfectly, click the "Export" button. To save it in different formats, go to the "Formats" tab and choose whatever format you want. All popular video formats like MOV, M4V, MP4, AVI, WMV, FLV, MPEG and so on are supported. If you want to save and play the video on iPhone, iPad and iPod, go to "Device" tab and select a device from the list. You can also burn the upright videos to DVD discs for watching on TV or directly upload it to YouTube for sharing online.
Besides the rotating function, this great video editing tool for Mac users also enables you to split videos into smaller sections, trim videos, join, separate video files into one file, crop unwanted parts off videos, apply special effects to your videos, etc. All of these features are here for you to explore!
Part 2: How to Rotate Videos on Mac with QuickTime
If you can stand QuickTime's limited features, I am sure QuickTime can meet your needs. With QuickTime you can also rotate video, no need to installing any other video editor. Below are the steps.
Step 1: Open the video file that you want to rotate on Mac.
Step 2: Then click "Edit" on the top where you can choose "Rotate Left", "Rotate Right", "Flip Horizontal" and "Flip Vertical". Just select one that you like.
Step 3: Go to "File" and "Save" your work, or you can also use Command+S to save it.
By now, you have completed the rotating. How simple it is! However, if you have more needs like add video or audio effects, Filmora is better for you.
It is not that hard to rotate video on Mac. I am sure you have got a new skill today. If you have a better method, please let us know.
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