How To Rotate MP4 Video 90 Degrees/ 180 Degrees?

Sometimes when you play a MP4 video, you find the clip is sideways or upside down. To have a better watching experience, you may want to rotate MP4 video 90 degrees or 180 degrees. But how can you do this? Well, in the following post, we will suggest different methods to change the orientation of MP4 video on Windows, Mac, iPhone, Android.

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Part 1. Best programs to rotate MP4 video on Mac


iMovie, which comes inbuilt with the Mac operating system, will be firstly recommended. For people who don’t like install extra program, iMovie is undoubtedly the most direct and convenient tool to rotate MP4 video on Mac. Here is the guide:

Since the aspect ratio of an iMovie project cannot be changed, some people would think that iMovie is not the ideal software to rotate mp4 video. Then the QuickTime player, also launched by Apple, will be another option.

QuickTime Player

QuickTime Player, also launched by Apple, is a video editing software that is compatible with Apple devices. However, QuickTime Player is not free. You need to pay before you can use the service. Then, the following guide will shows you how to use QuickTime Player to rotate MP4 video 90 degrees/ 180 degrees.

If yours is a Windows computer, simply ignore this part and skip to the second part.

Part 2. Best programs to rotate MP4 video on Windows10

Jihosoft Video Editor

Jihosoft Video Editor is an easy but free desktop program to rotate MP4 video on Windows computer. This software is compatible with Windows NT4/ 2000/ 2003/ XP/ Vista, Windows 7/ 8, and Windows 10 (32 bit & 64 bit). After rotate the video, you can also set up the output format. Usually, file 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 are well supported. Now, download Jihosoft Video Rotator on PC and follow the guide below to rotate MP4 video 90 degrees/ 180 degrees.

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Free Video Flip And Rotate

Free Video Flip and Rotate, launched by DVDVideoSoft, is an extraordinary video rotating software for Windows. The interface is user-friendly and it allows you to rotate the video in any direction. Next, let’s see how to use this tool.

Part 3. Best online services to rotate MP4 video online

For those people who are reluctant to download third-party video rotate software on computer, online services will meet the needs. In this part we will suggest 2 online video rotators which out stand the ordinary.

Rotate My Video

Rotate My Video is a free online service to fix sideways videos. Meanwhile, it allows you to share the rotated video to Social networks like YouTube or Facebook. This online service also claims that your videos will be automatically deleted from their server after a few hours for protecting users’ personal privacy.

Video Rotate

Video Rotate is the other free online video rotating software that we highly recommend. You will find it damn simple to use.

One big defect of online video rotate services is that the online services are completely controlled by the network condition. So, if you choose to rotate MP4 video online, please make sure the network resource is fast and stable.

Part 4. Best apps to rotate MP4 video on iPhone


If your iPhone runs iOS 13 and upper, then the built-in Photos app allows you to rotate MP4 video directly. Here’s how:

Video Rotate And Flip

If your iPhone runs iOS that is older than iOS 13, then you cannot change the orientation of MP4 video directly through its built-in Photos app. Still, there are other tools to help and Video Rotate And Flip is strongly recommended. It is a simple tool that can rotate MP4 video 90 degrees, 180 degrees and 270 degrees. From the old iPhone 5 to the latest iPhone 11 pro max, they are all perfectly supported by this iOS app. Here’s the guide:

Part 5. Best apps to rotate MP4 video on Android

Some people pick up an iPhone while the other prefer Android mobiles. If yours is a Huawei P30 or Samsung Galaxy S10 or other Android phone, you will find 2 best apps to rotate video in this part.

Smart Video Rotate and Flip – Rotator and flipper

As described in Google Play, Smart Video Rotate and Flip provides a simple way to do multi rotations and flips at the same time using four icons below the video preview. It can rotate videos using fast mode or by re-encoding the video file. Then, have Smart Video Rotate and Flip installed on your phone and start a journey of video rotate.

Fast Video Rotate

Fast Video Rotate is another great tool for you. As its name tells, its rotating speed is fast. This app has a trial version which allows you to rotate one video. If you want to keep it working, please upgrade it to the pro version. Here’s the guide:

So, have you found the ideal tool to rotate your MP4 video? Or you have a better suggestion? Please leave a comment to share it with us.

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