Crop Video Features Banner

Crop videos to get the perfect frame

Quickly crop your video to the right size and aspect ratio. Cut off unwanted elements on the screen and make your video fit any social media feed.

Crop Videos Feature Card 1

Crop videos effortlessly

Crop videos on any device—Windows or Mac, iPhone or Android—within seconds. Simply upload your video and adjust the crop handles to any aspect ratio, including perfect squares for Instagram, portraits for TikTok, or widescreen for YouTube. Remove any unwanted bits from the top, bottom, left, and right areas of the screen. Preserve video quality and download it for free, with no watermarks.

Catch the right composition

As you drag the crop handles, a grid appears to guide you in getting the right shot composition. Use our video cropping tool to cut out distracting elements in the frame, like unsightly borders, black bars from mobile videos, or unintended subjects. You can zoom in, get a close-up, or focus on a specific area of the frame. With our free crop tool, you can perfect your footage.

Crop Videos Feature Card 2
Crop Videos Feature Card 3

Uncrop, trim, mute, and edit

Made a mistake? Easily uncrop and make adjustments before saving the video. You can also polish the clip using our free video editor. Catch the perfect timing with the Trim tool. Adjust the volume, overlay text, add stickers, and more. Edit your freshly cropped video without ad interruptions. Then, instantly share the cropped video to YouTube, Instagram, Facebook, and other digital spaces.

Get more with Pro

Upgrade to Canva Pro to use Magic Resize, a one-click tool that instantly resizes a video to preset dimensions. Simply choose a social media preset or enter custom dimensions, then click Resize. The video will be resized to your desired aspect ratio in a snap, ready to be shared and published online.

Crop Videos Feature Card 4

How to crop a video

  1. Upload your video
    Open Canva. Upload and drag and drop the video you want to crop. MP4, MOV, MKV, WEBM, and MPEG file formats are supported.
  2. Crop video
    Click Crop on the editor or double-click on the video. Crop handles will appear on the corners. Drag the handles until you’ve cropped to the perfect video size. Grids will appear as you drag the handles, so let these guide your frame. Click Done on the toolbar.
  3. Edit your clip
    You may refine the cropped video as needed. Click the Speaker icon on the toolbar to adjust the volume. If you want to trim the video, click the Scissor icon and drag the colored edges until you reach the desired length.
  4. Personalize your video
    You can add stickers, illustrations, and other graphic design elements to further personalize the video. Add new CTAs and text to make your cropped video more engaging.
  5. Download or publish
    Download your freshly cropped video as a high-quality MP4 file or share it directly to your social media channels.
Crop your video

Frequently Asked Questions

Head over to the App Store and download our free iOS app to crop videos. Upload any video you want to crop. On the bottom toolbar, click Crop, and crop handles will appear. Drag the handles to your desired size and aspect ratio. Click Done and voilà; your clip is cropped. With our free video editing app, you can crop videos on the go.

Go to Google Play and download our free Android app to crop videos. Upload the video you want to crop and click Crop on the bottom toolbar. Drag the crop handles to your desired frame and click Done. With our free video cropping tool, you can crop clips anywhere, anytime.

Download the YouTube video you want to crop and upload it to our video editor. Click Crop and use it to cut out some parts of the shot. Drag the crop handles and click Done once you’re happy with the frame. If you upgrade to Pro, you can use the one-click, premium Magic Resize tool to resize a video for YouTube dimensions instantly.

Open TikTok, scroll to the video you want to crop, then tap the Arrow icon on the right. Click “Save Video” to download the clip to your device. Then, reupload the clip to our video cropper and click Crop. Drag the crop handles and click Done when you’re satisfied.
Quotation mark
@canva is such a life changing tool! One of the most well thought out websites I've ever seen. I use it to showcase my work with the community and it never ceases to amaze me! Kudos for all the love and effort you've put into its development! #canvadesigns

@mahimagirdhar

Explore more Video Editor features