Why Rotate a Video?
Sometimes when recording a video, we forget to hold the phone or camera in the right orientation. This can lead to videos being recorded in a portrait orientation when they should have been recorded in landscape or vice versa. Rotating the video in Windows Media Player will allow you to view it in the correct orientation.
How to Rotate a Video in Windows Media Player
Here are the steps to rotate a video in Windows Media Player:
Step 1: Open Windows Media Player
Click on the Windows Start menu and search for Windows Media Player. Click on the app to open it.
Step 2: Select the Video
Navigate to the folder where your video is saved and select it.
Step 3: Click on the “Edit” Menu
In the menu bar at the top of the window, click on the “Edit” menu.
Step 4: Click on “Rotate Clockwise” or “Rotate Counterclockwise”
Under the “Edit” menu, you will see the options to “Rotate Clockwise” or “Rotate Counterclockwise”. Click on the option that rotates the video in the direction you want.
Step 5: Save the Rotated Video
Once the video has been rotated, click on the “File” menu and select “Save As” to save the rotated video in the desired format and location.
FAQ about Rotating a Video in Windows Media Player
Q: Can I rotate a video in Windows Media Player if it is not in the correct orientation?
Yes, you can rotate a video in Windows Media Player even if it is not in the correct orientation. Simply follow the steps outlined above to rotate the video in the desired direction.
Q: Is there a limit to how many times I can rotate a video in Windows Media Player?
No, there is no limit to how many times you can rotate a video in Windows Media Player. You can rotate it as many times as you need to until it is in the desired orientation.
Q: Will rotating a video in Windows Media Player affect the quality of the video?
No, rotating a video in Windows Media Player will not affect the quality of the video. The video will remain in the same quality as it was before it was rotated.
Rotating a video in Windows Media Player is a simple process that can be done in just a few clicks. Whether you recorded a video in the wrong orientation or simply need to adjust the orientation for a specific purpose, Windows Media Player makes it easy to rotate your videos. Follow the steps outlined above to rotate your videos and enjoy them in the correct orientation.