How to Rotate YouTube Videos at Any Angle Online Quickly


Video editing is all about adjusting every frame to make sure it looks perfect. Though you’ll need different elements to perfect your footage, a common feature that you might end up needing is ‘rotate video tools.’

And if you think video rotation is a complicated task, you’re in for a surprise because today, we will show you how to rotate YouTube videos in minutes using Typito.

On Typito you can easily rotate a video clip or an image overlay in any one of these directions:

  • Clockwise direction
  • Counterclockwise direction

Rotation is defined as a change in the orientation, depending on these angles:

  • 90° clockwise rotation
  • 90° counterclockwise rotation
  • 180° rotation
  • 270°clockwise rotation
  • 270° counterclockwise rotation
  • 360° rotation

Keep in mind that rotating a video or specific frames of a video will not affect or change its size.

On the other hand, Counterclockwise Rotations follow the path in the opposite direction and are represented by positive numbers. As the name implies, Clockwise Rotations follow the path of a clock’s hand and are represented by negative numbers.

how to rotate a video online with Typito: Clockwise rotation and counter clockwise rotation

Now that you have understood the angles associated with the rotation types let’s get started with rotating a YouTube video on Typito.

How to Rotate YouTube Videos Online

Whether you want to rotate your video left/right 90° or 180° or probably, any given angle, it’s possible and super easy. Interestingly, you can flip YouTube videos before uploading, after it’s downloaded, or to a specific angle that you prefer to.

Here’s how to rotate YouTube videos vertically or horizontally with Typito’s Rotate feature.

1. Create a new project

how to rotate a video online with Typito. upload your video on Typito

2. Upload your YouTube video

how to upload your video to Typito

3. Rotate your YouTube video

how to rotate a video online with Typito: Clockwise rotation and counter clockwise rotation

There are 3 ways to rotate your video:

how to rotate a video online with Typito: Clockwise rotation and counter clockwise rotation. Custom rotate a video.

Choose any of the above options to rotate your YouTube video.

  1. Here’s how to rotate to 180° by using the 90° rotate option twice.

2. Here’s how to rotate a video by entering a custom rotation in the field. You can use this to rotate a video by 14° or any other custom specification.


4. Download the rotated YouTube video

Quite frankly, the above method to rotate your YouTube video is a no-brainer and is worth trying. Typito’s drag-and-drop editor lets you do it easily in a few clicks.

Still have questions about rotating your video?

1. Can you rotate any type of video with Typito?

Yes, Typito isn’t limited to only rotating YouTube videos. It can change the orientation of any video type or size to horizontal, vertical, or any angle that you prefer.

2. Is video rotation free with Typito?

Absolutely, You can get started for free without having the need to sign up. Typito’s video editing tools make it easy to rotate videos in a few clicks. With the rotate feature, you can convert portrait videos to landscape or vice versa. However, when you edit videos on a free plan your videos will be watermarked with a Typtio branding. You can upgrade to continue editing videos without a watermark. Learn more about all of our plans here.

3. Can you rotate your YouTube video at a customized angle?

Of course. Typito provides a custom input field with increase/decrease arrow buttons to adjust the rotation to an angle that you prefer or enter the exact degrees you want to rotate the video to.

4. Can you change the orientation of a video?

Yes, you can change a video’s orientation from portrait to landscape or vice versa for free with Typito. All you have to do is upload the video. Next, select the clip on the timeline and adjust the orientation under ‘Rotate’ in the left panel. Either custom-rotate your videos to the desired angle or use the 90° right/left button.

5. Can the rotated video be downloaded or edited again?

Yes. We know that there might be a need to edit a video over and over again until you reach perfection when you feel that it’s good enough to publish it to your channel.

Multiple edits are given with any video you create and that’s why when you export your rotated video, we ask you to enter the email address or complete the rendering process with either your Google or Facebook account. This way, you can come back to Typito, edit the video back whenever you want to, and download it again.

6. Can I rotate a YouTube video after it’s published? 

The best practice is to rotate your video before uploading it to YouTube. However, this doesn’t mean you cannot rotate it after it’s published.


Rotate Your YouTube Videos or change the orientation of your YouTube videos in a few clicks online with Typito. Rotate videos and share them with others on social media feeds like – Facebook, LinkedIn, and even Instagram. Want to experience smooth and simple video editing? Head over to Typito. 


Rotate a video

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