How many times it has happened that you have taken a video on your phone; saved it, and then found out that the video was upside down. The video appears to be vertical although you took it horizontally. This happens frequently to iPhone users. The error is most common while capturing a selfie mode video. The moment was maybe invaluable and special or important to you for that matter. Capturing that moment with an erroneous video due to a technical fault could be really frustrating to you. But don’t worry; we have solutions to most of the problems, right? You can fix the upside videos recorded on your iPhone very easily; just stay with us.
How to Fix Upside Down Videos of iPhone?
As pictures and images can be edited in so many ways, videos can also be edited with the help of an app or software. Many of us do not know this fact; and when a recorded video goes wrong, they tend to re-record. It is not time efficient; also if the video was too big then it becomes impossible to retake the video. Besides, why repeat the same thing when you can make right the wrong with only a few seconds. You can fix an upside video recorded on the iPhone either from the phone or from the PC.
Use iPhone to Fix
Suppose you have recorded a selfie video on your iPhone, and unfortunately the video was upside down i.e. the video was wrongly positioned. You can instantly fix the upside video from the iPhone itself using apps. Many free apps are available for IOS; you can download anyone. I am going to show how to edit a wrongly taken video with a marvelous user-friendly app called iMovie. It is a free video editing app that you can use to rotate the video easily and position it in the right manner.
First of all, let’s see how an upside video looks like in the following image. We want to rotate this video and make it horizontal. Follow the steps carefully to learn the trick.
Step 1: After downloading and installing the iMovie app, open it. You will find the interface to look like somewhat this. Now, we will select our upside-down video; click on the ‘plus’ indicator.
Step 2: Next, click on the new project option.
Step 3: You will automatically be navigated to the gallery where files are saved. Select the video.
Step 4: It is the most crucial part. Use your finger on the video to rotate it. Make sure to rotate to the very end till the video seems to be positioned correctly. The upside-down video should be fixed. The video has been rotated by 90 degrees. The app allows one to rotate through 180 degrees if needed.
Use Windows to Fix
There exists another case in this upside-down video saga. The video recorded on iPhone is correct and well-positioned; but when you transfer the file to Windows and you open it, the video is upside-down. Yes, and this is an irritating matter that tends to occur frequently. The manufacturer of the iPhone has provided a mechanism inside the phone so that it can detect any undue wrongly taken photos or videos and then fix it automatically. Hence you may not find any positional error while watching it from the phone. Most often these erroneous videos cannot be detected by Windows and that’s why we need a fix, right?
Step1: Search Google for ‘Handbrake’ software; download it and install it. The software is free. Open it.
Step2: Navigate to ‘Source’ which can be found on the top-left corner of the software-screen.
Step3: Under source, you will see the ‘file’ option. Hit it.
Step4: You will be directed to library to choose the intended video. Select one which you want to edit. Then click open.
Step5: Now, we want to select the location where our edited video will be saved; and to do that click on ‘Browse’.
Step6: Select the location. Suppose, we have choosen pictures folder. Name the file and hit save.
Step7: It is an important step. Navigate to the ‘Extra’ option left-below to the interface. Type in comma>space>hyphen>hyphen>rotate>=>3 (, — rotate=3). It will command the software to rotate the video to the correct position.
Step8: Now, click on the Start button (top of the screen). The software will start to work. Wait a few seconds and it will notify you that 100% edit is being done.
Step9: After the completion of editing, navigate to the folder you selected for saving the video. If you correctly follow the steps, you should find the upside-down video to be fixed.
Upside down video on iPhone is a disturbing matter for many users. But the solution is easy and simple which was mentioned in a detailed form. Hopefully, the article was helpful for you to understand fixing any upside-down videos on iPhone in a few steps. Did you know that you can easily restore your iPhone from iCloud by following some easy steps?