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How to Change Video Orientation

Author by Cooper

Updated on Jan 10, 2023

If your video is in the wrong direction, you can follow this article to learn how to change video orientation to turn your video right side up. It's recommended to free download this video rotator and read on:

When we shoot some videos on our mobile devices and play them on a computer, we may encounter a wrong video orientation, and we have to rotate our necks 90 degrees to view the video. What a bad posture! It would nice if we know how to change orientation of videos so we can have a better viewing experience. But how to change video orientation easily? Keep reading to find out an easy guide below.

How to Change the Orientation of a Video on Desktop?

To rotate video orientation, a good video orientation changer is necessary. Here, I will recommend you use WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro to change video orientation. The built-in video rotator it offers can help you change orientation of videos to the perfect position, such as rotate video 90 degrees clockwise/counter-clockwise. It also includes other practical editing functions like resizing videos. It can easily convert video to horizontal (16:9), portrait, square, and other custom sizes.

Now, free download the software and see how to change the orientation of a video with the steps below.

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Import media video file

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Step 1. Add Video File

Launch the software and click “Converter.” In the new pop-up window, click “Add Files” to import the video you want to change orientation. Alternatively, you can choose to directly drag and drop your file therein.

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Step 2. Change the Orientation of Video

Under the added video, click the “Rotate” button to open the orientation changing window. Then, you are able to change your video orientation in four modes. You can preview the effect in the right window. When you have your wanted result, click “OK” to save the changes.

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Step 3. Output File

After changing the video orientation, click the format image on the right side of the interface to choose an output format. Next, at the bottom of the window, click the inverted triangle icon to select the output path. Finally, click the “Run” button to finish the process.

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How to Change the Orientation of a Video Online?

If you don’t want to install any third-party software, there are also many online rotators, such as Ezgif, Clideo, Kapwing and the like. Here, I recommend you to use Ezgif, which is easier and no pop-up advertisement. Now, let us check it.

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Step 1. Upload Video File into Ezgif

First of all, copy and paste the official site into a browser to visit Ezgif’s rotator:

Click Choose File to select the video files you want to change orientation. Optionally, the online rotator allows you to paste a video URL so that you can save lots of time in uploading videos. Now, click the blue Upload video! button to enter the rotating page. Incidentally, you are limited to upload files smaller than 100Mb.

Step 2. Rotate Videos and Save

On the rotating page, there are five rotating buttons, including vertical, horizontal, 90 degree, 180 degree, and 270 degree. It's worth mentioning that you cannot preview the rotated video, you may try several times to get the desired video by clicking rotating buttons and Save (You can find this button on the top menu bar).


Besides the methods above, some media players can also show you how to change video orientation, such as rotating a video in windows media player, rotating video in VLC. But for the best output result, the dedicated program HD Video Converter Factory Pro is the better answer. It helps not only change video orientation but also convert, compress, download, and record videos as well. Free download the software to explore more exciting features!

That’s all for how can I change the orientation of a video. Thanks for reading!

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