How to Crop Video on Mac - 4 Workable Methods You Should Not Miss

Lisa Ou

March 13, 2020 17:00 / Posted by Lisa Ou

I have a video and want to cut the unwanted people on the upper-right corner of the video. Can I cut it on my Mac? I got some methods from the internet, but they said that I would need a Windows computer. Anyone help?

How to Crop Video on Mac - 4 Workable Methods You Should Not Miss

There are some proven solutions to crop videos on both Windows and Mac. You can get the best ways on Mac in this post.

1. Crop Videos on Mac with FoneLab Video Converter Ultimate

FoneLab Video Converter Ultimate is the first program recommended to you. It is more than a video cropper for you, it also can be a convenient video converter, audio trimmer, video editor and more.

  1. It has both Windows and Mac versions, so you can download the right version and use it on Mac.
  2. It is easy to use.
  3. You can use it to convert video or audio formats, and it supports various formats.
  4. It helps you add subtitles to video or split subtitles with ease.
  5. You are enabled to rotate video, flip video, enhance video quality safely.
  6. It allows you to add background audio to video or extract audio from video.
  7. Compressing videos also can be done.

Can’t wait to know how to use it? Below is the demonstration of it.

Download and install FoneLab Video Converter Ultimate on computer, then it will be launched automatically.

Drag and drop the video file to it, or click Add File to import the video.

load video

Click Edit > Crop. You can adjust the Crop Area Size manually, or just select the Position of Crop Area or Zoom Mode according to your needs, then click Apply.

crop effect video

Click Convert button.

Of course there are different tools if you want, such as iMovie, VLC, etc.

2. How to Crop Video on Mac with iMovie

iMovie might be the most-frequent used video editor on Mac. You can use it to rotate video, trim video, compress video file size and more.

Below is how to cut video on Mac with iMovie.

Launch iMovie on Mac if you have one. If not, please download it first.

Click File > New Movie > Import Media, then select file and click Open.

Drag the file to Timeline, and then click Crop icon.

You can choose Crop to Fill or Ken Burns, then select Apply Crop Adjustment.

apply crop

Solutions are always more than a problem. If you don’t want to download and install another program on computer, you should know that the built-in app QuickTime can be one of the options to solve your problem.

3. How to Crop a Video on Mac with QuickTime

QuickTime is a default media player on Mac, but it can do much more for you. Like recording screen video, cutting videos, compressing audio and more.

Move on if you want to learn about how to crop a video with it.

Launch QuickTime on Mac, click File > Open File, select the video file and open it.

Click Edit > Trim, move the sliders when it is done, click Trim.

crop video with quicktime

Click File > Save.

As time goes, convenience and duration of doing everything become more and more important for people. If you are one of the people who want to fix everything online, you can get your satisfied answers below.

4. Crop a Video on Mac Online

Tons of web pages will be listed in the browser if you search online video cropper on the internet, but how to choose the best one from them?

Below are 4 recommendations for you.

Option 1.

Its elegant design and effective tool can make you satisfied with it. You can easily import your file then crop it within a few clicks. If you want an ultimate website to solve your problem, you can choose this one. It is a simple site with functional features, so you can find one tool you want to use from the top menu, then begin.

Option 2.

This is a page can help you upload a video from local folder or paste a URL of it to import the video, then crop it online. And MP4, WebM, AVI, MPEG, FLV, MOV, 3GP and other video files are supported, but you are not allowed to upload file size bigger than 100MB.

Option 3.

Just like other online tools, it allows you to upload the video from local folder, paste the URL, and take with a camera now, or upload from Dropbox. If you have no idea about how to use it, you can click the Try Sample button to have a try before uploading your file.

Option 4.

It has both online and app versions, you can choose one of them. Just click or drag the video in the box, then crop it. It shows a demonstration on the bottom of the box, so you can learn how to use it properly.

That’s all about how to crop a video on Mac, as you can see FoneLab Video Cropper might be the best choice for you. Why not download and have a try now!

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