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How to Rotate Video 90 Degrees Easily in Windows/Mac

Nowadays, recording daily life with the built-in camera of mobile phones has become a trend all over the world. But when shooting a video, you may unconsciously hold your mobile phone horizontally so as to get a wider scene. The result is, when you play the video on computer, you'll suddenly find that the video can’t be viewed in normal orientation. So if you don’t want to get a crick in the neck, you need to rotate video 90 degrees.

Aimersoft Video Editor is a fabulous program to rotate video file 90 degrees. With just a few clicks, you are able to correct the viewing issue by turning the video 90, 180, 270 degrees or flipping it upside-down or left-right. Also, the rotation speed is so very fast and it won't cause you any sacrifice in picture quality. Minutes later, you can happily watch the video in correct orientation. The software supports almost all the formats, including MP4, AVI, WMV, MOV, MKV, FLV, ASF, VOB, MPG, M2TS, SWF, WMA, MP3, OGG, AAC, FLAC, etc. So feel free to load your videos to the program.

In addition to 90 degrees rotation, this awesome tool also has many other powerful editing functions, which enable you to crop, split, and merge videos, adding watermarks and applying stunning effects, etc. Video Editor works as well as it looks. Just download the program and follow the guide below.

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How to rotate a video 90 degrees easily

Video Editor also has a powerful Mac version. Make sure you have installed the right version on your computer. The steps for rotating video 90 degrees on Mac are the same. Here we just take Windows (Including Windows 8) version as an example.

1Import the video that you want to rotate

Launch the program and click "Import" to load your videos. If you want to load the whole folder to the program, you can click the triangle button next to "Import" and select "Add folder". Then all your videos will be added to the media library at one go.

Import the video

2Rotate video clip 90 degrees

The next step is to drag the video from media library to the timeline panel. The target video will be displayed as thumbnail in the video track. Double click on it to open the "Edit box". As the following picture shown, there are four options for rotation available: Rotate video 90°clockwise/anticlockwise, flip video horizontally/vertically.

Turn the video 90 degrees

If you need to rotate the video 180 degrees or 270 degrees clockwise/anticlockwise, please click the corresponding button twice or three times.

Note: You are free to choose any of the options according to your need. In the "Preview window", the result after rotating will be shown in real time. Make sure the video has been turned to correct orientation.

3Export the rotated video

When everything is OK, click "Create" to choose your desired way of output. This program allows you to

  • save the video to local computer for further processing;
  • export to mobile devices for later watching;
  • directly upload to YouTube for more sharing;
  • burn to DVD for long-time preservation.

Note: By clicking "Format", you are able to change the output video format to any format you like. Then your video can be playable in different systems and video players.

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Janis Long
When I need to rotate my videos by 90 degree, I just use Aimersoft Video Editor which is such programmed to rotate any video file and bring in the desired effect.
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