Resize videos for Instagram, Facebook, YouTube and Twitter online

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Have you made a nice video during the holidays or at an event and want to share it on social methea or on a sharing platform in the right format and above all with the right proportions?

Whatever your needs, to resize a video, you don't need to rely on expensive (and professional) video etheting programs like Vegas Pro or Adobe Premiere. There are valid solutions of etheting online which represent excellent free alternatives to the most famous software and which make this operation convenient and fast.



We will see in this guide, how to resize a video and choose the format for sharing on Instagram, Facebook, YouTube and Twitter with a service that can be used for free.

Resize a video: Kapwing's Resize Video tool

When capturing a video with your smartphone or camera, you need to set parameters regartheng the aspect ratio, the number of frames per second and the resolution. If we only later realize that we have created a video that is too large for the social network on which we want to share it, we can rely on Kapwing with the tool Resize Video.

The etheting operations that we can carry out therectly from our smartphone or using our computer are:

Kapwing's Resize Video tool online service allows you to use these operations on the fly, mainly by assigning the right aspect ratio and size accortheng to the target platform. The site can be reached by clicking here or on the image below.

The site is really very simple to use: just click on the button Upload to select the video file you intend to resize or, alternatively, use a URL of the video (for example copied from other platforms on the internet) in the field Paste to URL. The latter is particularly useful if you have already uploaded the video online.



Once the file to be resized has been loaded, one will automatically open interactive window where you can start the video (great for checking the preview) and select, in the sidebar, the resizing to apply.

 

The following are present profiles for resizing:

Choose the profile that is right for you as the first operation and then select "Crop”If you want to trim the video. It is possible to act on the background (if there are upper and lower bands) by choosing a white or black one.

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The other tools allow you to do that Zoom of the video, decentralize it by changing its position e cut it to change the second start or end.

By clicking on "Create Video“, In a few moments (it depends on the size of the original file), you will have your video ready for download without using professional etheting programs.

It is very curious that the tool can also be used to choose the right proportions to an image accortheng to the social network; in other words, for example, you can use it to create a Facebook cover or to cut a photo into a square for Instagram.


Attention! Kapwing's free scaling tool adds a little watermark at the bottom right with the name of the site. If the watermark at the bottom right is a problem for you, you have to remove it for a fee (one-time) or take out a form of subscription. This service also offers many other online tools to work with video files and, by subscribing to a subscription, you will have the opportunity to use them all for free and without having watermarks on the final video.


Other programs and online services to resize videos

Currently the online tool offered by Kapwing is one of the best for on-the-fly resizing of a video to share in chats or on social profiles. It is extremely fast, easy to use and with a clean and intuitive interface. However, you can use many other online services or sites to process videos.

Below, we recommend some software and sites where you can ethet your videos:

The best free video resizing programs:

Online sites to resize videos:

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