In this article, we will introduce a simple screen recording cropper to easily crop a screen recording on Windows. You’ll learn how to crop screen recorded videos to remove undesired parts or to change the aspect ratio for better sharing on social platforms. Read on for more details.

Tips. Download the screen recording cropper (watermark-free) before we start:

Michelle | Updated on Jan 28, 2023

How to Crop a Screen Recording Efficiently in a Video Editor?

WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro is a feature-rich program that includes a handy video cropper which can crop your screen recording videos to any form you like. It can crop out the unwanted parts from your recorded video and crop the video to square, landscape, portrait, or any custom dimension. Meanwhile, it can flexibly cut, join, rotate, and add special effects to videos. No watermark is added and the video will be output in high quality.

The video cropper is easy to use. Free download Free download this tool and see how to crop a screen recorded video below.

(Note: HD Video Converter comes with a handy screen recorder that you can use to re-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 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.

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.

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 triangle button to set an output folder and hit Run to start outputting the cropped video.

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.

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, HD Video Converter Factory Pro can also help you record screens with its built-in screen recorder. It can not only record a customized region on your screen but also capture the entire desktop in high quality. Moreover, it is a screen recorder with no lag, no watermark, and no time limit. It’s pretty easy to use this screen recorder. Free download Free download the software and follow the instructions below.

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Step 1. Open Screen Recorder

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

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.


That’s the two easy methods on how to crop a screen recording on Windows. I hope you find this article helpful. Thanks for reading.

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