Crop a video online

Transform videos to the right size with Clipchamp’s easy video editor. 

An image of the crop feature in action in Clipchamp which shows a section of a landscape being selected for cropping.

Simple editing features

Crop videos easily

Just click, drag and crop a video in your browser. Freely crop unwanted edges of your video and other video assets like images, stickers, and GIFs that you want to overlay.

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Resize videos quickly

Say goodbye to black borders. Choose from popular video sizes perfect for YouTube, Instagram, or TikTok and adjust your video in a few clicks.

Trim and merge videos smoothly

Combine videos and tell a story. Create your video by trimming, joining videos, adding transitions and more. Save your HD video with no watermark.

How to crop a video in Clipchamp

  • 1

    Upload a video or select a stock asset

  • 2

    Drag and drop onto the editing timeline

  • 3

    Click on the crop button

  • 4

    Drag the cropping handles in and out

  • 5

    Export video in 1080p

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Image of clicking on the crop button in Clipchamp's property panel.
Image of dragging the cropping handles in and out.
Image showing options to save video in different resolutions in Clipchamp.

Crop unwanted footage

  • Crop unnecessary background footage from the top, bottom, or sides of your video. 

  • Drag and adjust the area to crop freely to only show what matters in your video. 

An image of cropping tool focusing on a girl drinking a milkshake at a cafe to exclude unwanted footage from the video frame.

Remove watermarks and borders

  • Remove your video borders automatically using the fit button. 

  • Trim away unwanted watermarks from your video and add your own logo instead. 

An image of the Clipchamp property panel showing the Fill option. There is an image of a woman sitting on a sofa inside the video editor. This image is in vertical aspect ratio while there is black space around it.

Polish videos for social media

  • Select from preset video sizes to crop and fit videos for platforms like YouTube, TikTok, Instagram and Facebook.  

  • Crop your video to fit inside sticker overlays like polaroid camera frames, computer screens, or fun-themed frames.

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Frequently asked questions

  • Yes. Users can crop and download videos in up to 1080p quality for free.   

  • Upload your MP4 file, drag and drop it onto the editing timeline, then use the crop tool and drag your cursor to start removing unwanted footage quickly.

  • Yes. In just one click, convert any video size into a 1:1 square video aspect ratio using Clipchamp’s video dimension presets. You can also use the freehand cropping tool to crop your video into a square shape using your cursor. 

  • Yes. Add special effects like filters, overlays, GIPHY stickers, transitions, voiceovers, and much more once you have cropped your video. 

Ready, steady, crop!