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Crop video

Crop your video online in just a few clicks. Select from preset sizes or drag-and-drop for a custom size. Download instantly.

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Crop a video quick to any aspect ratio

Change the aspect ratio or size of your video quickly with our free video cropper. Pick custom dimensions with a drag-and-drop tool that lets you crop any area of your video. Or choose a preset size for popular platforms like TikTok, Instagram Reels, and YouTube. There's no software to download, and Kapwing's video cropper works on any device.

After you're done cropping the perfect subsection of your video, you'll be able to do much more with Kapwing. Resize, trim, compress, and much more to get your video to the perfect size and dimensions that you need. Kapwing supports all of the above in a single, easy to use video editor.

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How to crop a video online

How to crop a video online
  1. Upload a video

    Upload a video, image, or GIF directly to Kapwing. You can also paste a link to a video from Youtube, TikTok, or other video source. This is the original video that will be cropped by this process.

  2. Crop the video

    Click on your video layer and select “Crop” in the “Edit” sidebar. You can crop your video by clicking and dragging the dotted outline or use the presets for formats like profile pictures, TikToks, Instagram stories, and many more.

  3. Download and share

    Just hit Export, and your final output video will be produced in just a few minutes. Take your newly cropped video and enjoy more engagement on social media.

Everything you need to crop and trim videos

Crop your videos online in seconds

Kapwing's online video cropper lets you crop, resize, cut sections out, and so much more all in one place. Choose from the preset dimensions for popular social media platforms, or simply drag the crop buttons to cut out the exact portion of the video you want to use.

If you want to resize your video to exact dimensions, use Kapwing's video editor to specify your video's exact aspect ratio. Place your cropped videos in any location from Instagram Reels to TikTok without cutting off important parts, leaving borders on the sides, and with distracting watermarks removed.

Resize videos to the right dimensions

Need to keep all of your video footage in frame? Kapwing also features a one-click video resizer that can change the dimensions of your video without clipping out any content. Just select the dimensions you want and click Resize Video. We have built-in dimensions for all popular platforms like TikTok, Instagram Reels, and YouTube.

Trim your video to the perfect length

Find the exact right moment in your video with our built-in video trimmer. Quickly trim videos in the timeline editor or instantly transcribe your videos and edit the video by editing text—it's really that easy. Repurpose or format any video for social media by cropping it to the right dimensions and trimming the content down to just what you need.

Frequently Asked Questions

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Can you crop a video online?

Yes, you can crop a video online by using an online cropper tool. We recommend Kapwing, since we offer an online video editor with so many tools such as a video cropper. You can use Kapwing directly from your web browser on any device: computer, tablet, phone, etc.

How do I crop a video part?

To crop a video part, you need a video editing software, like Kapwing, that allows you to crop only a part of your video. Depending on the video editor you’re using, you can adjust the outline of the crop selection box to crop the part of a video you want. In Kapwing, you have full freedom in adjusting how you want your video cropped or using one of their presets for TikTok videos, Instagram videos, LinkedIn landscape images, and more.

What is the best free video cutter?

The internet’s best free video cutter is Kapwing, an all-in-one video editor that streamlines your entire creative workflow. Kapwing offers over 100 tools, including a free video cutter that lets you crop, cut, split, or trim your video. Kapwing also includes AI-powered features like an automatic video editor, text-to-speech, generative video, and more.

Why do people crop videos?

Cropping a video is an important task for many creators. Some may want to draw emphasis to a more important section of the video. Others might want to crop in order to hide sensitive information. And many just want to crop a video to remove a watermark in the corner or an ugly border that may have showed up at some point in their editing process.

How do I crop a video without an editing app?

There are many alternative options to crop a video without a third-party editing app. One option is to use a browser-based, online cropping tool like Kapwing to instantly crop videos.

Will cropping a video reduce its quality or file size?

Nope! You have full control over your video content’s quality and file size when exporting cropped videos on Kapwing. No matter what aspect ratio you crop your video, you can choose from several video output resolutions including 4K, 1080p, and 720p before exporting.

What's different about Kapwing?

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