How to Rotate an MOV File via Effective Solutions in 2020

Lisa Ou

April 23, 2020 17:00 / Posted by Lisa Ou

I have a video and want to rotate it. How to rotate an MOV file 90 degrees?

How to Rotate an MOV File via Effective Solutions in 2020

It is reported that some people want to figure out how to rotate MOV video files with ease. Actually, it is not a difficult task as you can use video editors to help.

In this post, we will show you how to rotate MOV file in 7 proven workable ways.

1. Rotate MOV File with FoneLab Video Converter Ultimate

The first program you should not miss is FoneLab Video Converter Ultimate, which is the most powerful software. It is more than a video converter for you, you can also use it to convert audio format, merge video files, improve video quality, trim audio files and more. No matter that you want to rotate MOV file 90 degrees or rotate MOV file 180 degrees, it enables you to rotate a video within a few clicks. Below is the demonstration.

Download and install FoneLab Video Converter Ultimate on computer, then run it.

Import the MOV file through clicking Add File button, select a video file.

video converter ultimate main interface

Click Edit > Rotate. Then you can click the buttons on the right side to rotate the video. Click Apply.

video converter ultimate click to rotate video

Click Convert button on the bottom-right corner.

2. Rotate MOV via Photos on Windows or Mac

Updating and upgrading bring improvements. Both Windows and Mac have a Photos app to help users edit videos and images with its editing features. Below is how.

Rotate .MOV File on Windows

You will be asked to upgrad to Windows 10 version before rotating videos. Then you can move on.

On Photos app, click New video project > Start new video project.

Drag the video to Photos app to import it.

Drag the video to project library timeline, click Rotate button to rotate the video.

Save it.

Rotate .MOV Video on Mac

Similarly, Mac users also can edit video files in the built-in Photos app simply.

In Photos app, search the name of the MOV file you want to rotate.

Select it, then click the Rotate Left button under the video on the right side.

For some situations, the Photos app is too basic to complete a more complicated editing purpose. So you will need more professional tools.

3. Rotate MOV Video via iMovie

You might remind iMovie if you are already a fan of it. It is one of the most popular video editors on Mac. You can follow below instructions to rotate an MOV file with iMovie.

Launch iMovie and click File > Import Media, choose the MOV file.

Select the video and click Adjust > Crop > Rotation.

iMovie rotate video

Save the video.

4. How to Rotate MOV with QuickTime

As a media player on Mac, QuickTime also allows you to rotate a video.

Run QuickTime and click File > Open File to select a video.

Click Edit > Rotate Left or Rotate Right to rotate the video.

rotate MOV via quicktime

Click File > Export As to export the file.

rotate MOV via quicktime save file

While for Windows users, you should move to the next 2 options.

5. How to Rotate MOV Video with Windows Movie Maker

Like iMovie on Mac, Wndows Movie Maker is a good choice to edit a video file on Windows with simple clicks.

Open Movie Maker and click Add videos and photos to select and import the MOV file.

Click the Rotate buttons on the top of the window to adjust the video degrees.

rotate MOV via Movie maker

Save it.

6. How to Rotate an MOV File in Windows Media Player

Windows Media Player can do more than playing a video on computer if you want as below.

Open Windows Media Player on computer, import the video file.

Drag the video to timeline, click Editing > Rotate Left or Rotate Right to adjust the video degrees.

rotate MOV via windows media player

Save the video.

7. Rotate MOV File Online

Online tools are the best choices for people who wouldn’t like to download and install more programs on computer. You can just search online MOV converter on Google, then various results will be listed on the page. Choose one from them and open it. You will be asked to upload a video firstly, then follow the instructions to choose the rotate feature and adjust the video degree. Finally, you can download the video from the page directly.

That’s all about how to rotate MOV video files on computer. You can choose FoneLab Video Converter Ultimate and have a try now!

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