Video cropper that does the work for you

Crop videos to square, horizontal, vertical, or portrait orientation with one click in Piktochart Video.

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Crop videos for free like a pro

You don’t need to hire a professional video editor or use complicated video editing tools to create engaging videos for social media. Easily crop your videos in common aspect ratios like 1:1 square, 16:9 horizontal, 9:16 vertical, or 4:5 portrait with Piktochart’s video cropper. Create multiple videos for Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Pinterest, TikTok, or Instagram from one video file. Give it a unique and recognizable style. Add your logo, match the video background to your brand colors, or add a branded video intro. Get a professional-looking video without spending a fortune on it.

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Repurpose one video across multiple social media platforms

Want to increase your reach, engagement, and conversions online? Instead of creating new videos each time, repurpose existing video content across multiple social media platforms. All it takes is one click to get the video aspect ratio your need for Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Pinterest, TikTok, or Instagram. Once you crop a video to the selected aspect ratio, you can customize, download, and upload your final video as a native video on any social media platform.

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Reach more people on social media with captions

Did you know that videos with captions receive 40% more views than those without them? Captions capture the attention of social media users who silently scroll through their feeds while commuting or taking a break from work. With Piktochart Video, you can automatically generate captions for any of your cropped videos. Best part? You can edit your cropped video files by simply editing your captions.

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How to crop a video for free in three steps

Upload a video you want to crop

Creating and cropping videos optimized for LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, Snapchat, or Twitter is simple with the video cropper inside Piktochart Video. Import one of the existing video files from your computer, Google Drive or Zoom. Alternatively, record a new video directly from the Piktochart Video dashboard.

Choose the aspect ratio of your video

Select one of the preset aspect ratios from the video cropping dropdown in Piktochart Video editor. You can crop video in 1:1 square (Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest), 16:9 horizontal (TikTok, Twitter, Snapchat, YouTube, LinkedIn), 9:16 vertical (Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, Snapchat, YouTube, Pinterest), 4:5 portrait (Pinterest, Facebook, Instagram).

Crop your video with one click

Automatically crop your video to the selected aspect ratio and then customize it to your frame. You can drag your video to reposition it or resize it by holding down CTRL and dragging the borders. Once ready, export your cropped video clip to the clips folder of your Piktochart Video dashboard. You can easily download it and upload it as a native video on any social media platform.

People like you use Piktochart’s video cropper to:


Marketing Professionals

  • Promote webinars or podcasts
  • Drive brand awareness 
  • Repurpose video content
business owner


  • Share expertise on social media
  • Promote their services
  • Build a personal brand
NGOs and government persona

eLearning Professionals

  • Share course materials
  • Promote courses online
  • Connect with learners
Format Persona Sales


  • Share video testimonials 
  • Highlight special deals 
  • Nurture leads on social channels

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