2020 New Methods to Crop a Video on iPhone and Android Easily

Lisa Ou

April 17, 2020 17:00 / Posted by Lisa Ou

I just want to crop iPhone video to remove the unwanted part. Can you crop a video on iPhone? How do you crop a video on iPhone? Is there any easy way?

2020 New Methods to Crop a Video on iPhone and Android Easily

It is not rare that people always take videos with their iPhone or Android phone whenever they want to record the time. Therefore, most users might need to edit video files after that. In this post, we will show you 5 proven methods to crop videos on iPhone or Android with ease.

1. Crop Videos on iPhone or Android

Smartphones have their apps and settings to make your life more convenient and quicker. You can find their powerful features if you want.

Crop Video on iPhone

iPhone has a feature, which enables you to crop a video in Photos app with simple taps. You can below steps.

Open Photos app, select the video and open it.

Tap Edit button, then the Crop icon.

Tap and move the box the crop the video, then tap Done to save it.

How to Crop a Video on Android Phone

Android users who also have the same questions about how to crop video on Android can check below tutorial. You should note that it won’t always work on every Android phone as each model is different.

Run Gallery or Photos app on Android phone, then tap on the video you want to crop.

Tap the pencil Edit icon, select Download to get the editing feature on Android.

After that, tap the Crop icon and remove the unwanted part. Save it.

As you can see the limitations of built-in apps, you can find some video croppers on App Store or Google Play on your mobile phones.

2. Crop Video Apps

Here are 3 recommendations for you. You can choose one or just search on the App Store and get the favorite application you want.

Crop Video App on iPhone

Option 1. iMovie

crop video iMovie

Option 2. Video Crop

Video Crop

Option 3. Crop Video Square Editor

Crop Video Square Editor

Video Crop App on Android

Option 1. Crop & Trim Video

crop trim video

Option 2. Inshot


Option 3. Video Crop

video crop

3. How to Crop an iPhone or Android Video on Computer

Solutions are always more than a problem. You can transfer iPhone or Android videos to computer, then crop video files on computer with some third-party programs.

So how to transfer iPhone or Android Videos? You can try FoneLab HyperTrans. It is a comprehensive data transfer tool on computer, which is available for both iPhone and Android. It helps you transfer iPhone or Android data between device and computer easily and safely. Below is how.

Download and install FoneLab HyperTrans on computer, then launch it.

hypertrans interface

Connect iPhone or Android phone to computer via USB cable, then allow connection on your mobile phone screen.

Select Videos on the left panel of the interface, then check the box next to the video you want to transfer to computer.

scan device

Click Export to PC.

After that, you can follow below 3 solutions to crop video files on computer.

How to Crop Video on iPhone or Android with FoneLab Video Converter Ultimate

FoneLab Video Converter Ultimate is one of the most convenient and effective software to edit videos. It is more than a video cropper for you. It also helps you convert video and audio format, rotate videos, merge video files, etc.

  1. It is available for both Windows and Mac.
  2. It is easy and safe to use.
  3. It can help you improve video quality.
  4. It enables you to trim audio files, remove background audio from video, add video subtitles, split videos and more.

Below is the demonstration with clear instructions.

Download and install the program on computer, then it will be launched automatically.

video converter ultimate main interface

Drag and drop the video file, click Edit.

video converter ultimate click edit

Select Crop and remove the unwanted part, click Apply.

video converter ultimate crop video

Click Convert button.

Crop Video on iPhone or Android with iMovie

You should know that iMovie also has Mac version, after transferring videos to Mac, you can crop a video on Mac with iMovie as below.

Open iMovie and import a video file.

Click Crop on the upper-right corner and adjust the area.

imovie crop video

How to Crop Videos on iPhone or Android with Adobe Premiere Pro

If you prefer to use a famous program to edit your video files, you should choose Adobe Premiere Pro. People who are familiar with it can crop videos within 3 clicks.

Launch Adobe Premiere on computer, and import the video file.

Choose Effects on the left panel, type crop in the search bar. Drag the effect to the video you want to crop.

Go to Effect Control and adjust the crop effect.

adobe premiere crop video

Save it.

That’s all about how to crop iPhone and Android videos in different ways. You can download and have a try now!

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