This article will introduce a simple screen recording cropper to easily crop a screen recording on Windows. After reading this article, you will know how to crop screen recorded videos to remove unwanted parts or change the aspect ratio for better sharing on social platforms. Please read for more details.

Tip: Download the screen recording cropper (watermark-free) to get started: hd-video-converter-pro.exe

Michelle Michelle | Updated on Feb 18, 2024

Method 1: How to Crop a Screen Recording in a Video Cropper?

WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro is a feature-rich program with a handy and useful video cropper that can help you crop your screen recording video to any form you like. It can crop unwanted parts, such as black bars, from the recorded video as well as crop the video into square, landscape, portrait or any custom size. It can also convert screen recording to MP4 for widespread compatibility. As the cherry on top, it has no watermark and will output video in high quality.

Now, just free download free download this tool and see how to crop a screen recorded video below.

(Note: WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro comes with a pratical screen recorder that can help you record your screen in the desired region. We will cover more details in the next part.)

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Step 1. Add Screen Recording to the Converter

Launch WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro and enter the Converter module. Click the center + button to import the screen recording into the program. You can also drag and drop the source file into the interface directly.

Add File

Step 2. Crop the Screen Recorded Video

Go to the added video and click the middle Crop button to open the crop window. Then, customize the aspect ratio to remove the edges you don’t want. You can choose Free Aspect Ratio to crop only your desired area or use Fixed Aspect Ratio for a specific setting. You can also make use of Fine Tuning to adjust the area more accurately. When you finish the cropping, click OK to save the changes.

Tips. The program can also flexibly cut, splice, rotate, and add special effects to videos.

How to Crop a Screen Recording

Step 3. Choose Output Format and Export the Final Video

Now, click the right-side format image to choose an output profile. It supports 500+ formats and device presets. Finally, click the bottom ▼ button to set an output folder and hit Run to start outputting the cropped video.

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More of HD Video Converter Factory Pro

• Save music and full-length HD movies from 1000+ websites directly;

• Convert video to 500+ profiles for smooth playback on any device;

• Batch compress large files to save device space;

• Merge multiple videos into a single file seamlessly;

• Improve video quality from SD to HD.

Method 2: How to Crop Screen Recording Video by Re-recording?

If you don’t feel like cropping screen recording with a video editor, you can also try re-recording the screen in the area you want. As mentioned earlier, WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro can also help you record screens with its built-in screen recorder. It can not only record a custom region on your screen but also capture the entire desktop in high quality. It’s pretty easy to use this screen recorder. Free download Free download the software and follow the instructions below.

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Compatible with Windows

100% Clean & Safe

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Step 1. Open Screen Recorder

Run WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro and select Recorder to open the screen recorder.

Open Screen Recorder

Step 2. Select Area You Want to Record

Click the left Custom mode and customize a region you want to record. After the area is selected, click OK and move to the next step.

How to Crop Screen Recording Windows 10

Step 3. Adjust Recording Settings and Start Recording

Now, click the bottom-right down arrow button to open the recording settings. Choose a recording format, quality, frame rate, and GPU acceleration based on your needs, or you can leave them as default. Next, check the “Desktop” audio source or “Microphone” or both to record video with audio. Then, set an output folder below.

Finally, click the “REC” button to start recording your wanted area. When you are done, press ‘Ctrl + F1’ on your keyboard to stop the recording. You can view the recorded video in the output folder you just set.

Start Recording

In Conclusion

If you recorded some unwanted parts in your video, it's necessary to crop them to keep only what's important. Fortunately, you can use a video editor to effectively crop your recording or use a screen recorder to re-record your screen properly. Just follow the guide to crop screen recording on Windows.

That's all I want to share. I hope this article was helpful. Thanks for reading.

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