How to Crop a Video on an Android Phone
Edited by Pat Bitton
July 24, 2019
If you like to shoot videos for social networks with your Android phone, you probably know about each platform’s particular requirements. For example, on Instagram your clips must be square for regular posts or rectangular for Stories. So, for this platform, you’ll probably need to use a crop video app for Android.
Try Movavi Clips: it has many functions, including video cropping. Movavi Clips was developed for mobile devices, so its interface is simple and the app is easy-to-master for users who want to crop a video frame on an Android phone or otherwise manipulate video. You can also use this app if you want to make your video shorter: here’s a guide to video trimming.
Below, you’ll find instructions for how to crop a video on Android phone using Movavi Clips.
Download the App for Android
Go to the Play Market and find Movavi Clips. Once it’s downloaded, launch the application by tapping on the icon.
Add Your Footage
Touch the Plus button at the very bottom and choose Video to upload a clip. Select the video you need to crop and tap Start editing. Specify the aspect ratio needed, e.g., square for a regular Instagram post or rectangular 9:16 for Instagram Stories. The footage will be added to the Timeline.
Crop a Video on an Android Phone
Tap the Crop icon on the toolbar. In the window, move the frame around until you like the result. You can also zoom in on the video to highlight specific details of your footage. Tap the Check mark icon to apply the changes.
Save the Cropped Clip
To transfer the resulting video to your gallery, touch the Floppy disc icon. On the new screen, tap Save. Now you can upload the cropped clip wherever you want!
Movavi Clips is a great tool for users who want to edit video quickly and with minimal effort right on their phone. There’s no need to download a professional video editor for Instagram or other social networks: just get Movavi Clips and edit any clip you want.
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