How to Change The Orientation of a Video? (Desktop)

So you have a video which is upside down? Do you know how to change the orientation of video? If not, this post will be helpful for you. In the following text, we will uncover a list of tools for video rotating. There are video rotate software for PC/ Mac users and free online video rotators for people who don’t like download and installation.

1.Great Video Rotate Software

For people who are used to editing videos on computer, they would prefer video rotate software. This kind of programs are based on computer so they require download and installation. Actually, desktop application runs faster and more stable compared to online video rotator, which are always infected by the network condition. Besides, uploading a video file to the web is not ideal to protect personal privacy. Moreover, desktop application usually allows you to upload large video files while online services will limit the file size. Therefore, video rotate software is what we recommend first.

Jihosoft Video Editor

Jihosoft Video Editor is the best program to rotate video. This software allows you to import large video file and the processing speed is fast and stable. It also help convert the flipped video to the file format you prefer. Its user-friendly UI makes it easy to use even for the beginners.

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Aiseesoft Free Video Editor

Aiseesoft not only allows you to change the orientation of a video, but also crop video, cut/ join video, add effects, add/ remove watermark, etc. One defect of this software is that it goes crash unexpectedly sometimes. Download the software on your PC/ Mac and follow this guide:

Movavi Video Editor

Movavi Video Editor is another video rotate software which allows you to customize the rotate angel. It is easy to use even for the beginners. Now, install the software on your computer and follow the guide below:

If you don’t like to install anything on your computer, online video rotating tool will be a good choice.

2.Free online video rotator

In this part, we collect a list of free online video rotators, which do an excellent job of changing the orientation of video. Different from those desktop programs or mobile apps, they are all online services which require no download or installation. Go on exploring and pick up the one you prefer to rotate your video.

Note: Since they are online services, please make sure the network condition is good, so they can process the video smoothly.


Clideo is the first free online video rotator we would recommend you. Through Clideo, you can horizontally mirror a video or vertically flip a video. Besides, you can quickly convert video files to any formats like 3G2, 3GP, AVI, ASF, F4V, FLV, MP4, M2TS, M2V, M4V, MKV, MOV, MPG, MPEG, MTS, MFX, OGV, RM, RMVB, TS, VOB, WEVM, WMV. Alright, you won’t spend more time searching for a video converting tool. Here is the tutorial:

Video Rotate

Video Rotate is another simple and juicy tool for video rotating. With this online video rotator, you can rotate the video left or right, flip the video horizontally or vertically.

Note: If you are not satisfied with the result, simply click the ‘Reset’ button to start over.


Kapwing, the third powerful online service to help you change the orientation of a video. There is login request before using Kapwing. To quickly access to this tool, simply log in with your Google account.


ROTATEVIDEO.ORG allows you to flip or rotate videos clock or counterclockwise. File formats like mpg, mpeg, mp4, avi, flv, mov, m2v, mkv, m4v, 3gp, wmv are well supported. Yet, you cannot upload a video larger than 16 MB.

If your video is larger than 100 MB, you should move on to another tool.


Roketium is an online video editing tool with rotating feature. Through Roketium, you can clockwise rotate your video 90 degrees, 180 degrees, 270 degrees and 360 degrees. Besides, this online tool supports various file formats including 3G2, 3GP, ASF, AVI, DV, F4V, FLV, GIF, M2TS, M4V, MKV, MOV, MP4, MPE, MPEG, MPG, MTS, OGV, TS, VOB, WMV, WEBM. Now, let’s rotate video in 2 easy steps.

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