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[Fixed!]How to Turn a Video Sideways to Correct Orientation in Just Several Clicks?

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Updated on July 20, 2023

Sometimes we can't watch videos with incorrect orientation and these sideways or upside down videos always give us terrible watching experience. So we need to turn the videos into the right orientation with a video rotator. This post introduces two simple yet effective methods of how to turn a video sideways to correct orientation. You can download the recommended tool here in advance and follow the tutorial below to quickly turn videos to the right orientation!

"My video is sideways, what can I do to fix it?"

Nowadays, many people would rather record video with smartphones, iPad devices, and high-resolution digital cameras than with traditional cameras. However, you might have found that the captured video is sideways or reversed. Naturally, you search for some ways to solve this problem with ease and efficiency. However, there is so much information on the Web that you may fail to find a proper tool for your videos. So this article offers two direct and simple approaches to help you turn videos sideways to the correct orientation.

How to Turn a Video Sideways to Correct Direction with Desktop Software?

Video rotators on the market vary and sometimes it can be a tough task to find a suitable one. Here, I recommend a really easy and functional video rotator that is suitable for novices and experienced users - WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro. It can help you turn video sideways to the orientation you want effortlessly. Additionally, by means of the tool, you can also trim a video into clips, add logo to videos, etc. With its intuitive workflow, you can easily finish the video rotating process just in a few simple clicks. In the following part, I will show you the detailed steps for fixing how to turn a video sideways.

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Three Steps about How to Turn a Video Sideways to Correct Orientation

 Launch the Software and Import Sideways Video

Before you turn a video sideways, Please free downloadfree download this program on your PC.

Step 1. Launch the Software and Import Sideways Video

After finishing installing the software, double click its shortcut on the desktop to launch it. Then, select Converter selection. Hit Add Files button to input your sideways video /drag and drop the video into the conversion window.

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Step 2. Turn Video Sideways to the Orientation You Need

Click the Rotate option below the inputted sideways video. Next, you will see a rotate interface, choose any of the four rotate options below the playback window to turn the sideways video to the direction you desire, and you are able to preview the output video. Lastly, press OK button to save your changes. You can adjust the direction of the sideways video to 90, 180, 270 degrees.

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Step 3. Start to Convert the Sideways Video

When you finish the rotating operation, click Output Format button on the right of the conversion window to choose the output format you like. Now, hit the inverted triangle icon on the bottom of the conversion window to select the output folder. Finally, press Run button to start to convert the sideways video.

TIPS: The Parameter Settings option on the right of the conversion window gives you many choices to change videos/audio parameters. For example, you can change videos bit rate & resolution, compress videos file size, etc. It is also a video volume booster.

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Optional Method - How to Turn a Video Sideways with an Online Tool

If your video is sideways and you want to turn it to the direction you need without installing any plug-ins or applications, an online tool is a better choice for you. I have selected an online rotator to help you solve the issue that how to fix sideways video online- Clideo ( ). You can turn a sideways video with several clicks:

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Step 1. Open this website. Click Choose file button on the webpage to add your sideways video.

Step 2. Wait for uploading the video. Then, you will be directed to a new window. Hit rotate button on the right of the new window. You can choose from clockwise and anticlockwise options.

Step 3. After the video is rotated to the right orientation, press Rotate button on the bottom-right to start to rotate the video. Please be patient, as this process can take several minutes due to network speed and file size.

Step 4. Click Download button to save the video to your computer.


That's all about the two ways for flipping sideways videos. WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro is highly recommended to you. In addition to rotating videos, this desktop program can meet your other requirements, for instance, convert videos/audio files to more than 500 formats & devices, download free courses from Udemy, download videos in 4shared and more.

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