Here's how to crop videos using Google Photos

Videos can help you preserve memories as they hold the essence of precious moments.

However, recording a remarkable video in the wrong aspect ratio can be upsetting, or maybe it might have some parts you would like to cut out.

Luckily, if you want a convenient tool to edit the video right from the storage, Google Photos is the best choice.

The editing tools in Google Photos are simple, precise, and eliminate the need for a third-party app to do the same thing as it lets you crop, rotate, trim and stabilize videos at the top of other features.

This article will guide you on how to crop videos using Google Photos.

Why should I crop videos?

If you recorded a video in a different aspect ratio and want to resize your media, the crop tool is a handy choice.

Furthermore, it can help you remove the unnecessary objects that are not in the frame, which can potentially ruin the entire visual.

The Google Photos cropping tool will let you cut the video in your desired dimensions.

Its accuracy is commendable as it can carve out the part of the video you want to be visible efficiently, thus removing the unrequired elements from the edges of the video or creating a new aspect ratio that fits the screen.

How to crop videos using Google Photos

You can crop any video through Google Photos by the following method:

  • Open the Google Photos app
  • Choose the video you want to edit
  • Press on the ‘edit’ option available on the bottom bar
  • Select ‘crop’ from the list of editing tools
  • You can either crop it manually or select from ratio pre-sets
  • Once done, use the ‘save copy’ button to apply the changes and download the new clip

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Note: Some ratio aspects include free, original, square, 5:4, 16:9, 4:3, and 3:2.

This concludes our article on how to crop videos using Google Photos. If you want to read more informative content on Google Photos, click here.

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