2 Free and Eeay Ways to Crop A Video on Samsung

Don’t know how to crop a video on Samsung? Don’t worry, this article presents a detailed tutorial for you.

Monday August 1, 2022 3:32 PM PDT by Karen Greene

After shooting a video on your Samsung device, you may need to crop it. You can crop to remove annoying black bars and other unwanted parts of the video or adjust the original aspect ratio. Apply zoom or pan effects to your video to bring the viewer’s attention to important objects.

Whatever the reason you need to crop videos on Samsung, you need to face a question. How to crop video on Samsung? The two best apps for most people are the Gallery app on Samsung Galaxy devices and Google photos. Without further ado, here we will explore the two easiest ways to crop video on Samsung together.

How to Crop Video in the Gallery App on Samsung

The Gallery app on Samsung Galaxy devices supports you to crop videos and perform other basic video editing tasks without any third-party video editor. To crop the video screen size you can edit in Gallery, the details are as follows.

Step 1. Open the Video in the Gallery

The Gallery app for Samsung devices comes with some great video editing tools, including a cropping tool. Find the Gallery app on your home screen and open it.

Open the Gallery App in the Samsung

Open the Gallery App in the Samsung

Find the video you want to crop and select it.

Step 2. Start Cropping the Video

Click the pencil icon in the bottom bar to open the editing tools, followed by selecting the crop icon in the toolbar.

Click the Pencil Icon

Click the Pencil Icon

Now you can crop the video just like cropping a photo. Drag the grid to select the area you want to keep. You can also flip and rotate the video as your needs.

Crop the Video in the Gallery

Crop the Video in the Gallery

Step 3. Save the Cropped Video

If you are satisfied with the crop, click “Save” in the upper right corner to overwrite the video, or choose “Save as copy” from the three-dot menu in the lower right corner.

Save the Cropped Video in the Gallery

Save the Cropped Video in the Gallery

How to crop a video on Google Photos

In addition to the Gallery App, you can also crop a video on Samsung with the help of some apps available for Android. The updated Google Photos video editor has new features such as crop, change aspect ratio, add filters, adjust brightness, contrast, saturation, and more.

Step 1. Open the Google Photos App

You may already have the Google Photos app installed on your Android device. If not, you can easily install it from the Google Play Store.

Select the Video in Google Photos

Select the Video in Google Photos

First, open the app and select the video you want to crop.

Step 2. Select the “Crop” tab

Click on the screen to bring up the controls and select the “Edit” icon.

Click the Edit Icon

click-the-edit-icon

Then switch to the “Crop” tab in the bottom toolbar.

Crop the Video with Google Photos

Crop the Video with Google Photos

Now you have all the video cropping tools. Drag the corners to select the area you want to keep. You can also rotate and adjust the aspect ratio of the video.

Step 3. Save the cropped video

When you are done cropping, click “Save as Copy” to apply the changes.

Save Copy the Video in Google Photos

Save Copy the Video in Google Photos

The original, unedited video can still be found in your gallery.

Wrap up

The above shares two ways to crop your video on Samsung, and both are relatively simple. To bring your videos to a pro-level, it’s a good choice to crop videos on your computer and you can apply more advanced cropping features to your videos.

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Karen is a professional writer with a background in column writing who enjoys resolving complex topics and explaining them in interesting ways.

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