July 9, 2024

How to crop a video on CapCut in 2024?


Want to highlight the best parts of your video and cut out the distractions? Here's a quick and easy guide to cropping your videos in CapCut.

1. Download CapCut Desktop Video Editor (MacOS and Windows)

You can get CapCut on:

  • Desktop: MacOS and Windows

  • Mobile: iPhone, iPad, and Android

  • Online: Directly in your browser

Choose the version that works best for you.

2. Import your video

Open CapCut, click Import to upload your video.

How to import your video on CapCut

Then, drag it to the timeline. 

Drag your video onto the timeline

3. Crop your video

Click on your video to select it, and you'll see a white border around it, showing it's ready for editing. Look for the Crop icon in the tools and click on it to start cropping. 

How to crop on CapCut

You can crop individual frames or change the aspect ratio of the whole video. Drag the corners of the cropping box to focus on the part you want to keep.

Adjust the crop size on CapCut

This tool is great for cutting out unwanted parts or adjusting the video to fit a specific format.

4. Check out more editing tools

While cropping is essential, CapCut has plenty of other features to amp up your video. You can add text, music, filters, and effects to make it more engaging. Take some time to explore these options and make your video stand out.

5. Save or share

When your video is all cropped and edited, go ahead and export it. Just click on the Export option to download it to your device. 

How to export your video on CapCut

Key takeaways

Cropping your videos in CapCut isn't complicated: just import your video, use the crop tool, and add any other edits you like.

Tella is another solid choice. Record your video, edit it, and crop any unwanted parts. Both tools make it super easy to create polished videos.

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