How to Crop a Video for Free on Mac OS X?

It is obvious that a cropped video without unnecessary part and black bars will look much better. However, many people are amateurs and don't know how to crop a video. If you are a video cropping beginner and wonder how to crop a video for free, what you should do now is turn to a free video cropping software. It is very easy to find a free video cropping software for Windows but quite difficult for Mac. So I will introduce you a free yet powerful video cropping app for Mac and show you how to crop a video for free on Mac OS X.

The Best Free Video Cropping Software for Mac: MovieMator

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Mac OS X 10.7 +, EL Capitan, Yosemite, mavericks, iMac, Macbook Mini, Macbook air, Macbook Pro and more.

Over the Internet, we will come cross a lot of quality software for Mac which can be used to crop a video but most of them are paid version. MovieMator Free Mac Video Editor is a free video cropping app for Mac users to easily and fast crop a video for free on Mac. The reason why I like this free video cropping software the most is because it offers unlimited tracks and supports virtually all video formats, including MKV, AVI, MP4, MOV, MPG , WMV, ASF, M4V, MKV, DV, VOB and more. Moreover, it is not only a video cropping software, but also a free all-in-one video editor for Mac to make beautiful and fancy movies.

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Main features of this free Video Crop Editor:

  • Video cropping software to crop a video for free and quickly.
  • Support unlimited tracks and virtually all formats.
  • Trim / rotate / split / cut / merge videos for free.
  • Add beautiful images to make vivid photo slideshow.
  • Personalize video files with rich text, filters and transitions.

How to Crop a Video for Free on Mac?

1Download and Install this Video Cropping app for Free

Download MovieMator Free Mac Video Editor and and double click the installation file to install this free video cropping software to crop a video for free on Mac computer.

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Mac OS X 10.7 +, EL Capitan, Yosemite, mavericks, iMac, Macbook Mini, Macbook air, Macbook Pro and more.

2Add the Video You Want to Crop to Media Library

Launch MovieMator Mac Video Editor and load the video you want to crop to the media library of this free video crop editor. There are two ways to import videos to this video cropping software. One is to click “Add File” to choose the target video from your local album, the other is to directly drag and drop the video to the media library of this free video cropping software for Mac.

How to Crop a Video for Free


3Append the Added Video to Timeline

Once the video is imported to this video crop editor, click “+” button to append it to the representative track on the timeline. Or just drag the target video file and drop it onto the timeline in the lower part of the program interface. Moreover, you can also directly drag the video from your local album and drop it to the timeline.

How to Crop a Video for Free


4Crop a Video for Free on Mac OS X

To crop a video, you need to apply the “Crop” filter from the program's filter library. Hit “Filters” on the main interface and click “+” button to select the “Crop” filter. You can get position of crop area by setting top, bottom, left, right in pixel. You can preview the effect by playing this video with the built-in video player when you are setting the border in pixel by inputting a number or dragging the bar.

How to Crop a Video for Free


5Export the Cropped Video

You can export the cropped video to any format and device for viewing, uploading or sharing. Hit “Export” button to choose the output format or device and specify the video settings like resolution, aspect ratio and more if necessary, then click “Export File” to name the cropped video and indicate the destination folder and click “Save” to export the cropped video. You successfully crop a video for free on Mac with this video cropping software!

How to Crop a Video for Free


Download MovieMator Free Video Crop Editor to Crop a Video for Free on Mac Now!

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