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How to Rotate QuickTime Video with Ease

When you shooting a video with the camera turned 90 degrees, you will probably get a sideways QuickTime video. The best way to resolve this problem is rotating QuickTime video to the normal viewing position. It's a pity that QuickTime compatible format is not supported in many programs. But with Aimersoft Video Editor, your worries can be eliminated easily.

This fabulous QuickTime Rotator offers you different options for changing video orientation. You can not only rotate QuickTime video 90 degrees and more, but also flip it upside-down or left-right. You will find that this program also has a user-friendly workspace that allows you to turn the video to any angle with simple clicks. And the picture quality of the output video is well guaranteed, which will be as good as the original one.

In addition to QuickTime rotation, this program has rich features that will help you to edit QuickTime videos in many ways. It will allow you to make your videos professional-grade using stylish effects, background music, scene transitions and more. Besides, you could also output video in nearly any formats including MP4, AVI, MKV, VOB, WMV, FLV, MPEG and more.

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How to re-orientate QuickTime video (Windows screenshots)

This program is compatible with Windows and Mac. If you are a Mac user, you can also take the following steps to handle the task with QuickTime Rotator for Mac.

1Open video in the program

After successful installation, you need to launch the program and start to load your QuickTime files. To do this, you can directly drag all the files from local folder to the program or simply click the Import button to browse for target videos. All the added files will be listed in the User's Album.

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2Correct QuickTime video to normal orientation

After the video is loaded successfully, the next step is to drag the clip to the Timeline panel. Then you need to double click on the thumbnail in the video track to open up the Edit box.

The following picture is attached for your reference. As shown, four options for rotation and flip are offered: rotate 90 degrees clockwise/anticlockwise, flip horizontally/vertically.

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Note: The result after rotating will be instantly displayed in the Preview window. If you're not happy with the result, you can click Reset to start over at anytime.

3Personalize your QuickTime video (Optional)

If you want to give your video a professional look, you can take advantage of other features in the Edit box. Here you can adjust contrast/saturation/brightness/hue, change the playback speed and crop videos.

In addition to doing these basic editing jobs, you can further touch up your QuickTime video with the options above the Timeline panel. These include adding special effects, picture in picture, text, title, credit or intro, transitions and much more. Click on the desired buttons on the Timeline panel to access to different windows.

Edit M2TS video

4Export the video after rotating

If everything is done to suit your needs, you can then click Create to get the Output window. From here, you are able to:

  • Export videos to multimedia devices such as iPad, Xbox or smartphones;
  • Save videos to the destination folder in local computer;
  • Directly upload videos to YouTube for sharing;
  • Burn the videos to DVDs after configuring the parameters.

Tips: If needed, you could also change the video to other preferred formats, such as WMV, AVI, MOV, FLV, MKV, MP4, ASF, M4V and more. Click Format and select a most suitable format in the drop-down list.

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I was specifically looking for something that could easily rotate quicktime videos and I just couldn't find any until this. Now I do all my video editing with aimersoft and I can do just about anything I'd like with my video clips. The real cool part is choosing the output videos, because that way I can be sure that I can play in any device, as long as I choose the output to a supported file format.
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