How To Crop A Video On iPhone - iGeeks Club

How to Crop A Video On iPhone (Detailed Guide)

You took a video on your iPhone, but there is too much background. Maybe you want the video to focus on something important. Perhaps you want to fit the video into a particular aspect ratio. In this article, I will walk you through how to crop a video on an iPhone.

How to crop a video on iPhone? – Change the aspect ratio/resize the video –

Here is a step-by-step guide on how to crop a video on iPhone:

Step #1: Open the Photos app on your iPhone.

Step #2: Scroll down until you find “Videos” under “Media types”

You find Videos under Media types

Step #3: Tap on the video you want to crop.

Tap on the video you want to crop

Step #4: Tap on “Edit.” It’s the second option from the top right.

Tap on “Edit.” It’s the second option from the top right

Step #5: Tap on the crop icon. It’s the 4th option at the bottom.

Tap on the crop icon

Step #6: Freeform Crop: Now, you can crop by sliding either corner. You can also crop by siding either bar. 

crop by sliding either corner

Step #7: Aspect Ratio Crop: If you want your video to remain in a fixed aspect ratio, tap on the second icon from the top right corner. 

 Aspect Ratio Crop

Step #8: Select the aspect ratio you want

Select the aspect ratio you want

Step #9: Tap on “done” in the bottom right corner

Tap on “done” in the bottom right corner

Step #10: Tap on “Save Video.”

 Tap on “Save Video

Your cropped video will be saved. 

How to trim a video on iPhone? – Crop the timeline – A step-by-step guide

Here is a step-by-step guide on how to trim a video on iPhone:

Step #1: Open the Photos app on your iPhone.

Step #2: Scroll down until you find “Videos” under “Media types”

Step #3: Tap on the video you want to crop.

Step #4: Tap on “Edit.” It’s the second option from the top right.

Step #5: There is a timeline right next to the play button. If you want to trim the video from the beginning, slide the arrow on the left side and place it where you want the video to begin. 

If you want to trim the video from the end, slide the arrow on the right and place it where you want the video to end.

 trim the video from the end,

Pro Tip: If you want the slider to move slower, swipe up from the arrow and hold it, Once you get haptic feedback from your iPhone, swipe left or right and place the arrow on the frame you want to start/end your video.

the slider to move slower

Step #6: Tap on done once you’ve placed the arrows.

Step #7: Tap on “Save Video.”

Your trimmed video will be saved. 

Conclusion: crop a video on iPhone

Now you know how to crop a video on iPhone. While there are many things that you can do using the photos app, like apply filters, mark up, crop, trim, etc. It lacks some of the features such as adding background sounds, editing in 4K, and adding Emojis to video. There are many first-party and third-party apps that are good for editing. If you want to edit your videos, even more, you can download iMovie or the Clips app by Apple.

FAQs: crop a video on iPhone

How can I crop a video clip?

A: If you want to crop a video, You can follow the “How to crop a video” section of this article. If you want to shorten the length of your video, follow the “How to trim a video” section of this article.

How do I trim a video on my iPhone 2022?

A: There is a step-by-step guide in this article for trimming the video on iPhone.

How do I crop screen recording?

A: A screen recording is a video. You can follow this article to crop screen recording. The process is exactly the same.

Can you change the video length?

Yes, You can. Follow the “How to trim a video” section of this article.

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Scroll to Top