Turn video into portrait mode

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Turn video into portrait mode

PostSun Jul 03, 2022 7:32 pm

How can I make a normal video to be cropped to portrait mode, ideal for a youtube short?
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Re: Turn video into portrait mode

PostSun Jul 03, 2022 7:45 pm

See if this video helps.

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Re: Turn video into portrait mode

PostSun Jul 03, 2022 10:56 pm

How is vertical 'normal' for YouTube?
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Re: Turn video into portrait mode

PostMon Jul 04, 2022 12:32 am

He asked how do you make a normal video into portrait, he didn't state that they were the norm. They are becoming more popular on Youtube as Youtube Shorts.
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Re: Turn video into portrait mode

PostMon Jul 04, 2022 1:28 am

xunile wrote:They are becoming more popular on Youtube as Youtube Shorts.


yes, i've noticed that - why, to save space?

couldn't really care, but when casey faris and others start using it in their youtube clips, it really does annoy me - detail gets lost, etc., ok, if you simply want a talking head, ok, but otherwise, meh.

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Re: Turn video into portrait mode

PostMon Jul 04, 2022 3:32 am

I dislike vertical video on Youtube, Instagram, Tiktok, wherever it may exist. I know that I am not the only target demographic so I know it is probably here to stay, at least until the next "weird" trend.
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Re: Turn video into portrait mode

PostMon Jul 04, 2022 7:20 am

Like you, Leslie, I'm not the target audience and I hate to watch any video that's worth watching on a tiny screen. But let the kids have some fun.
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Re: Turn video into portrait mode

PostMon Jul 04, 2022 8:18 am

Here come the inevitable brigade of Landscape Video Defenders® with another barrage of unsolicited opinion about Kids These Days (insert slow head-shake GIF here).

To the OP's actual question - look at Smart Reframe. That should help with formatting your landscape video as portrait.

Here's a video:


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Re: Turn video into portrait mode

PostMon Jul 04, 2022 8:37 am

Leslie Wand wrote:
xunile wrote:They are becoming more popular on Youtube as Youtube Shorts.


yes, i've noticed that - why, to save space?



To compete with TikTok. You can't stand on principals when somebody is running away with the market.
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Re: Turn video into portrait mode

PostMon Jul 04, 2022 8:43 am

some good points there...

oh to be a kid again ;-)
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Re: Turn video into portrait mode

PostMon Jul 04, 2022 9:01 am

xunile wrote:See if this video helps.


That seems it's just rotating the video, but I want to crop it.

And to everyone who was complaining about vertical videos/youtube shorts, its like a 6 second clip, and the short algorithm is different.
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Re: Turn video into portrait mode

PostMon Jul 04, 2022 1:58 pm

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