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3 Methods: How to Rotate MOV File to Upright View

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When we use iPhones to film videos for events or family days, sometimes we may encounter a problem that videos are produced in upside down, or created in 90 degree inversion. So how to rotate MOV files to upright view? The following article provides you with 3 methods to fix this problem.

Method 1 Rotate MOV File with Video Convert Ultimate

Video Converter Ultimate is a good helper for you to rotate MOV files. It's a professional program for video editing, like trimming, rotating, adding watermark and adding subtitles to videos. Moreover, 200+ formats can be applied to this program, like, MOV, AVI, MKV, MP4, M4V, VOB, 3GP, OGV, etc. It's very easy to master and the process is fluent and secure.


Step 1. Import MOV File to the Program

You need to install Video Converter Ultimate on your PC. Then you can add MOV files to the main interface.

Add Files
Step 2. Rotate MOV File

Click "Edit" button at right side of MOV files, then it will pop up a window for video editing. Select "Adjust" button, then you can see four options: "Rotate Left 90 degree", "Rotate Right 90 degree", "Horizontal" and "Vertical". Choose one of the options to rotate MOV videos as you required.

Rotate MOV File with VCU
Step 3. Export Rotated MOV File

Video Converter Ultimate is professional in multimedia format conversion. A wide-range of formats are supported to convert, like MP4, MMV, M4V, AVI, XVID, ASF, etc. If you don't want to change any formats, you can select MOV to convert and save. Click "Convert" button at bottom-right, then you can get MOV videos in upright view.

Method 2 Rotate MOV File Using QuickTime

QuickTime, Apple's own media player, you can directly use it to rotate MOV videos. However, although it's included in the Mac OS X software suite and released a free Windows version, you will need to upgrade to QuickTime Pro before you can edit any video within the media player. After upgrading, you can follow the steps below to rotate your MOV videos.

Step 1. Launch QuickTime Players on Mac

Launch QuickTime Player, then you can select the MOV file as you desired. Click "Open" to preview videos on QuickTime Player.

Launch QuickTime Players on Mac
Step 2. Select "Edit" Option.

You can see 4 options for you to rotate videos, including "Rotate Left", "Rotate Right", "Flip Horizontal" and "Flip Vertical". Choose one of them that satisfying your need.

Chhoose Edit Button

Method 3 Rotate MOV File in Windows Media Player

With Windows Movie Maker, you can quickly switch your MOV video in right way. Add special effects, transitions, sound, and captions to help tell your story. Share the movie with friends and family.

Step 1. Download Windows Movie Maker

For Windows 7/8/10 users, you need to download Windows Movie Maker first. For vista or an earlier program, the program has already been installed in your computer.

Step 2. Launch and Add MOV Files to the Program

Click "Add Videos and Photos" to import videos from local documents.

Step 3. Rotate MOV File

Click rotate button to rotate videos to left or right 90 degree. After that, you can save the normal MOV files by clicking "Save movies".

Rotate MOV File Movie Maker

You can use these three ways to rotate MOV file easily. If you think this article is helpful, you can share it with you friends and family on Facebook or twitter. Have fun!

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