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How to Crop AVI Videos to Cut off Black Bars

Do you have lots of AVI files on your computer? If so, you might want to edit these files by cropping certain sections. After that, you might be planning to burn or convert them to DVD to watch on a standalone player. Whatever you want to do you are in luck as this article will tell you about a video editing tool that you can use to crop AVI files with ease.

AVI or Audio Video Interleaved is a common multimedia container format used to store audio and video files in a single stream for convenient playback. AVI files usually have a high image quality and you can play them in a number of mainstream media players. This makes the format a popular choice for many people. However, in most cases you have to edit these files to make the videos a lot more enjoyable. You can do this with a powerful editor.

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Aimersoft Video Editor is introduced here because it has many editing options, which include tools that you can use to crop AVI video files. It also facilitates the merging, trimming, rotating and the cutting of certain parts from audio and video files. What's more, this tool will allow you to take advantage of cool effects and many other outstanding features that can take your videos to the next level. Some tips are provided below to help you get started.

Part 1. Instruction on AVI crop

Part 2. Share your videos via different channels

Part 1. How to crop an AVI video on Windows

Note that these steps can also be used to crop your AVI videos in Mac, but first you have to download and install the AVI Cropper for Mac.

1Upload the AVI files to the program

When you have successfully completed the process to download and run the video editor on your Windows PC, you can move on to uploading the files. This can be done by clicking on the Import tab to find the AVI videos to upload to the User's Album or by dragging the files directly from the computer to the editor.

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2Crop the AVI files

Drag the video files from the User's Album to the Timeline Panel. Next, you would right click the thumbnail in the video track and choose Crop from the list. You can freely adjust the dashed-line frame to crop video in the left window and check the real-time result in the right window. If you'd like to let the program automatically crop the video, you can choose an aspect ratio from 16:9 and 4:3 on the bottom of the interface. When everything is done, click OK to confirm the change.

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Tips: Remember that this AVI cropper can also merge, split, rotate, change playback speed, adjust the shade and do just about any other editing that you want. The Timeline Panel also has some tabs on top with options that you can use to touch up the videos with special effects, PIP effects, transitions, credit/intro, text, etc.

Another important thing to point out is that the program can do more than just editing because it also serves as a DVD burner and video converter. You could use the converter function to change your original format and then save them to local computer or use them in any other way.

Part 2. How to share and save your AVI file after cropping

After completing the editing task, you will have several choices to choose from when saving the final results. Aimersoft Video Editor is a powerful program with multiple output options to help you play, save and share your video creations anywhere. Once you complete the desired editing, you can click on the large Create button to select a destination folder and an output format. These are the available options for the output file:

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Device: Whether you are using iPad, iPhone 5 / 4S, iPod touch, PSP, Wii, Zune, Xbox 360 or any other device, you are able to choose one of these as the output format. Just choose the desired one from the drop down list of portable media players.

Format: The program has many other video formats that you can choose for your files. This includes WMV, MP4, FLV, MOV, MKV and much more.

YouTube: You can share your cropped AVI videos on YouTube with friends and family a lot easier than ever before. Log on to your YouTube account, enter your password and any other info and then click on Create to upload the videos directly.

Facebook: With you new videos, you will now have the desired clips to publish as movies on your Facebook page. Once you log in to your account, you would simply click the Create button again in order to upload your videos.

DVD: This professional video editor will allow you to burn your cropped video files to DVD for sharing or storage. Start by clicking the DVD button to define the settings, be it for the DVD Label, Video Quality, Aspect Ratio, and so on. After doing that, you would put a blank DVD into the DVD drive on your computer and click on the create button to burn your videos. Another option is to save the videos as ISO files or DVD folders to burn at a later date.

Hopefully, this article will help to make the process easy for you to crop AVI videos and complete other editing task with ease.

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