Many people like watching MKV videos online because these HD videos can bring them ultimate enjoyment. Some download the videos from websites and play on their own devices, only to find there’re black edges around the screen. That’s because the original video aspect ratio is not suitable for the player. So this article shares an easy yet useful method to crop MKV files to a proper aspect ratio or delete the unwanted screens. Read on for more details.
The process is simple if you use a good MKV editor. Here, I’d recommend WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro, a video editing app that can help you crop any video in a free or fixed aspect ratio with ease. Besides cropping, the software also supports cutting, rotating, merging, adding audio tracks/subtitles/watermarks/effects to your MKV files. What’s more, it enables you to reduce the video size with high quality preserved and convert from MKV to other formats for smooth playback or upload.
Launch the MKV video cropper on your computer. Open the Converter to enter the Video Converter interface. Then click + Add Files to import the videos you want to edit or just drag them into the program. The imported videos will display on the interface immediately. Next, click on the fourth icon under the video to initiate the cropping function.
Entering the cropping interface, you can see two preview windows. Drag the four dotted lines in the Original Preview window to adjust the cropping area. You can preview the output video on the right player.
If you want a normal video resolution, you can input specific numbers in the “Free Aspect Ratio” or choose one model from the “Fixed Aspect ratio”. Fine Tuning is also provided for more precise video cropping. Don’t forget to save the changes by clicking the OK button after selecting the cropping parts.
Back to the main interface, click on the format image at the upper right. Here are more than 500 output profiles. Choose MKV under the Video tab. If you want to change the video format from MKV to MP4, AVI, MOV, WMV, etc. just hit the corresponding icon to set it as the output format.
Click the inverted triangle button to specify an output path. Press Run to export the edited videos to your computer. When the process is over, you can check the output videos in the folder you set before.
That’s the whole process of how to crop MKV files simple and quickly on a PC. Apart from the method introduced in this article, you can also make use of online video editors to crop a small MKV clip. When using editing services on the web, you should notice the max file size limit and keep a stable internet connection. In a nutshell, you can choose your preferred solution to crop your MKV files according to your actual needs. Thanks for reading! Have a nice day!