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MOV Rotator-How to Rotate MOV File on Win/Mac

After shooting a video with your phones or cameras, you may suddenly find that the MOV file is playing upside down or sideways when viewing on your computer. Want to rotate MOV files back to the correct viewing position but have no idea what to do? Take it easy! You can work out this problem easily with Aimersoft Video Editor.

This fabulous MOV rotator is an ideal tool for rotating your sideways-shot or upside-down MOV files back to the correct viewing position with high quality. By simply clicking the icon for rotation, you can turn your MOV file 90 degrees to the right or to the left, or flip it vertically and horizontally for instance. With its help, the video you shot will be as enjoyable as you thought.

Besides MOV files, this software also can well read or write many other video formats, such as AVI, WMV, MOV, MKV, FLV, ASF, VOB and so on. This guide will show you how to rotate MOV video files step by step to make them play normally.

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How to rotate MOV file

The sreenshots are taken from Windows. Mac users please install MOV rotator for Mac and then follow the same tutorial.

1Import MOV files into the software

Firstly, launch the program and import the MOV files that need to be rotated to the media libray.You can either load your MOV file simply by clicking “Import” or clicking the video editor icon located in the left-upper corner and selecting "Add Files".

Import video

2Rotate MOV files

Once you have the video imported, drag the target MOV file from the media library to the timeline panel and click the "Editing" button to open the video edit window. Alternatively, you can also right click on the mouse and choose "Edit" to access to the window. There are four rotating options: 90 degree clockwise, 90 degree anti-clockwise, horizontal flip and vertical flip. You can select how much you want the MOV clip to rotate by clicking the corresponding icon. The effect after rotating will be displayed immediately in the preview window. To reset the rotation, please click "Reset".

Rotate mov

3Save the rotated video

After checking you have rotated your MOV file in correct orientation, you can click "Create" to save the new file. In the pop-up window, you are provided with four different ways of output:

  • Click "Format" tag to save the MOV file to local computer both in its original format or other regular formats;
  • Click "Device" tag and select the corresponding device from the list to export your file directly;
  • Click "YouTube" tag and type in the required info to immediately share the rotated video on YouTube;
  • Click "DVD" tag and select the parameters respectively to burn it to DVD disc.

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I love this software... I've used a trial before and it works effortlessly. However I did not know that you could rotate mov files... this is so cool! Learn something new every day :)
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