How to Change The Aspect Ratio Of a Video on CapCut Editor Online?

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Let’s get the ball rolling on yet another tutorial on CapCut for PC. In this tutorial, we will discuss how you can alter the aspect ratio of a video on Cap Cut without really cropping the elements from it. So, let’s dive right in!

OVERVIEW

Just as we know, every social media platform has a predefined aspect ratio. This means that every platform allows you to post content that is only of a ‘certain’ size. To ensure proper display, you may need to crop the content to help it fit in the box, but this often leads to a drop in the aesthetic quality of the content.

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CONTENT-TYPE STANDARD ASPECT RATIO
YouTube 16:9
Instagram (Feed Content) 1:1
Instagram Reels 9:16
TikTok 9:16
YouTube Short Content 9:16
Musically 16:9

To help you get rid of the issue, we have curated this guide that will help you alter the aspect ratio of any content, be it a photo or a video, on CapCut online editor; however, without taking the ‘crop’ way. Keep reading!

Step by Step Process to Change Aspect Ratio on CapCut:

If you’ve CapCut download for PC—and wondering whether you can change the aspect ratio of your content—relax! Our guide will keep you sorted. Follow these steps below to get your video/photo in tune with the platform you’re going to post it on. Change the aspect ratio in an easy-breezy way!

Step 1: Open the CapCut editor app and tap on the ‘New Project’ button. 

Step 2: Now, select the photo/video you want to edit from your device. 

Step 3: From the bar at the bottom, choose the ‘Format’ button. 

Step 4: You should see a range of aspect ratios appearing horizontally right at the bottom of the screen.

Step 5: Choose the ratio you prefer, and soon, the content will snip into that ratio, but the elements of the video/photo will remain intact. 

HOW TO CREATE A BORDER FOR A VIDEO ON CAPCUT?

If you want to add a border to the video/photo once you have adjusted the aspect ratio, we have a guide for it too. 

Step 1: Go to the ‘Canvas’ option in the toolbar below. 

Step 2: Select ‘Color’ to create a one-colored frame. If you want to create a border from your image, choose ‘Background.’ Choose ‘Blur’ to create a blurred photo frame. 

Step 3: On choosing any one of the three, you should see the final result appearing on the screen. If you are okay with the outcome, select by tapping on the tick mark. 

IF YOU NEED MORE CLARITY AND BETTER DETAILS ON HOW YOU CAN ALTER THE ASPECT RATIO OF A VIDEO OR A PHOTO ON CAPCUT EDITOR, WE ARE ATTACHING A VIDEO BELOW. TAP TO VIEW!

THE WRAP

That’s all for this guide. We hope you find this article helpful and can create some amazing content out there.

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