How to Rotate Videos on computer?

Do you have videos sideways or upside down on computer or mobile phones? For example your iPhone videos may be sideways when playing on a Windows PC. We have discussed why iPhone iPad videos are Upside Down or Sideways in this article. If you are looking for a method to rotate videos or struggling in rotating videos for display on other devices, you can follow below instructions to rotate any video as you wish.

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How to Rotate Videos on PC or Mac?

You need to download a video converter which can rotate videos. Video Converter Ultimate is the best in class for years. It is designed with both beginners and professional users in mind, so it is extremely easy for newbies and yet powerful enough to meet the needs of veterans. Go to download it for free now from below links.

Now follow below steps to rotate a video using this video rotator & converter on your PC or Mac.

Step 1. Load videos into the converter software

Videos can be loaded into the video converter in various ways. The most straightforward way to add a video to this video converter software is to drag and drop it from your media library to it.

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Step 2. Rotate videos

Besides each video clips added you can find an Edit button. Click on it, you will open a video editing pop-up dialogue as below. Switch to the Adjust tab from the top right section of the video editing window. Now you can find options to roate or flip videos. For example you can rotate video 90 degree clockwise (rotate 90 degrees Left), 90 degree anticlockwise (rotate 90 degrees Right), flip horizontally (horizontal mirror), and flip vertically (upside-down). To rotate videos 180 degress simply double click the 90 degree clockwise video rotating button or 90 degree anticlockwise video rotating button. You can preview the change after rotation in the preview window. Click Ok button to save the settings.

rotate videos using video converter ultimate

Step 3. Output new rotated videos

The last step is to select a output video format from the Format selection or Device selection area at the right side. For example, if you want to play the video on iPhone, choose the iPhone model and hit the Convert button, then the video will be converted to iPhone compatible forrmat. You can refer to this guide for more instructions to convert videos to iPhone. A lot of devices are supported, like iPhone, iPad, iPod, Apple TV, Samsung, Nokia, Motorola, Sony, LG, Lenovo, HTC and so on. Check out this guide to convert videos to Sony Play Station 4, just as another example.

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Extra Video Converting & Editing Tips

In another guide we have showed you steps to rotate iPhone videos in Windows Live Movie Maker. The above video rotating method is a greater alternative to video ratating on Windows computer. Except rotating videos, this video converter can help you edit videos such as trim videos, crop videos, merge videos, add watermark to videos, add special video effects and many more. See this guide to merge iPhone videos.

Should you have any trouble in playing, converting, or rotating videos, feel free to leave us a message in the comment section below.

2 thoughts on “How to Rotate Videos on computer?”

  1. Hi there.

    I’m a little confused and was wondering of you could help me:

    I clicked on the ‘download’ for free button and have rotated all my iPhone 5 videos. When I try to export them now to my PC, the free version only allows the export to be a third of the size. As I refuse to pay $50 simply to rotate my iPhone videos, any ideas how I export them for free? Even on other software?!

    Many thanks in advance,
    David

    1. Hi David,
      The Video Converter is a multi-functional video solution with limited features on the free trial version. Still you can use many of its useful features for free, such as burning videos, downloading videos, streaming videos, etc. You can use it to rotate videos on Mac or PC as well. However if you merely want to rotate iPhone videos, you can also refer to other alternative tools suggested in the “Extra Video Converting & Editing Tips” section from above guide.

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