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Three Methods to Rotate Video in Windows 10 With Great Ease

Author by Cooper

Feb 21, 2020

Many multimedia applications provide video rotation features to users, such as VLC media player. It is what I used to rotate video in Windows 10 as an example in this article. Additionally, I will further introduce a much simpler video rotator to you. Follow me and find out how to rotate a video in Windows 10.

To rotate a video in Windows 10, suitable tools must be necessary. In this article, we are going to process Windows 10 rotate video job via three accessible and well-acclaimed applications. Let me briefly introduce them to you. The first video rotator in Windows 10 is WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro. It is an all-powerful video processor. It assists you to grab videos from URLs, convert videos,  download YouTube video subtitles, and the things you can image. Secondly, VLC Media Player is one of the most widely used players in the Windows operating system. It provides users with lots of features. For instance, you are allowed to copy DVDs via VLC, record webcam videos, and the like. The last one is Windows Movie Maker. Right, it is not Windows Media Player, which is widely used to mislead users via a title " how to rotate videos in Windows Media Player" but actually does nothing in rotating videos.

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Method 1. How to Rotate a Video in Windows 10 via the Simplest Rotator

Import video into the rotator

Before starting to rotate video in Windows 10, please free downloadfree download WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro for preparation.

Step 1. Import Video into the Rotator

As soon as you download the rotator, double-click to launch it. In the first interface, click Converter to enter a new conversion window. Click Add Files… in the new pop-up conversion module to import the video you want to change orientation. Under the imported video, click Rotator to enable the rotation dialog.

Flip video according to your needs

Step 2. Flip Video According to Your Needs

In the rotation dialog, click the buttons to flip videos . You are allowed to modify the orientation of videos from clockwise 90 degree to anticlockwise 90 degree via the four rotation buttons. As you get the orientation you desired, click Ok to go back to the conversion window.

Choose output format and save settings

Step 3. Choose Output Format and Save Settings

On the right side of the conversion window, click the output format button to keep the format of the output video as same as the original video. Find the format you need under the video tab. Lastly, click the Run button to save your rotation settings.

Method 2. How to Rotate a Video on Windows 10 via VLC

Please make sure you have installed VLC media player, or download it from its official site:

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Pre-set Video Rotation Filter

Start to flip and save video

Step 1. Pre-set Video Rotation Filter

VLC provides users a way to rotate and save videos, you need to intervene in the conversion process. For that, click Tool in the upper menu bar, then Preference. In the left-bottom corner, click All to enable the complete setting window. Next, scroll down the left list, find Video and click Filter to show all the sub-options. Click transformation and modify the rotation degree here. Lastly, do not forget to click Save.

Step 2. Start to Rotate Video in Windows 10 via VLC

As similar as converting MP4 videos via VLC, in the top-left corner, click Media > Convert/Save… > + Add > Convert/Save > Browse to nominate the output path. Lastly, click Start to rotate your video in VLC.

Method 3. How to Rotate a Video in Windows 10 via Windows Movie Maker

Because Windows Essentials 2012 (which contains Windows Movie Maker) is no longer available for direct download and not supported by Windows 10, you can choose to directly download Windows Essentials 2012 from the official archived link:

Related read: How to Download Windows Movie Maker for Windows 10

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Pre-set Video Rotation Filter

Start to flip and save video

Start to flip and save video

After you installed and launched Windows Movie Maker, find the Add videos and photos button and click it.

In the Windows Explorer, find the video you want to rotate. As soon as the video is imported, click Rotate left or Rotate right to modify the orientation of the video.

Lastly, click the blue folder-shaped button in the upper-left corner. In the sub-option list, slide and hover your mouse on Save movie > Recommended for this project to rotate video in Windows 10 via Windows Movie Maker.


Now, you’ve learned three handy methods to rotate video in Windows 10 via different applications. Personally, I prefer to use WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro and Windows Movie Maker due to their simple operations. In addition, if you are going to rotate multiple videos, HD Video Converter Factory Pro must be your best choice from applications above. It allows you to batch rotate videos. Moreover, thanks to the GPU acceleration technology and lightning converting mode, this application provides you with up to 50 times faster speed than the other two. Lastly, I sincerely hope this article helps you rotate video in Windows 10. If you do think so, please thump up this article and share it with more people for their needs.

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