How to Fix Video Upside Down Issues

Posted on: May. 10, 2022

A video upside down happens when you try to play a digital video file on your computer, and it suddenly starts to play upside-down. This is as a result of a graphic card, in most cases, video drivers installed on the computer. Most times, it may result from a wrong positioning of the camera while recording. This will be so inconvenient that before you can enjoy your view, you will need to flip your video to its right state.

There are many tutorials on how to fix this problem, but we have come up with an easier one. As frequent as this problem can be, it can be easily fixed; all you need is to follow the steps we have detailed below. Please follow.

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How to Turn Video Upside Down Online

Before we go further, it is important to introduce FlexClip: the most used video and image editing tool globally. It can also be a perfect tool for fixing upside-down video problems. Some of the unique features of this tool include (but are not limited to) easy crop, to make your video look natural, real-time preview, and easy to use interface. Check out the steps below.

Step 1
Go to the Media section of FlexClip, and upload the video you wish to flip to portrait using the 'Upload' option.
Step 2
Choose the video you want to turn upside down. Go to Transform, flip your video horizontally or vertically.
Flip Your Video Using FlexClip

Flip Your Video Using FlexClip

Step 3
Now, this is optional; you can also change the aspect ratio by going to More Option, or make more edits to your video by adding texts, background music, and filters.
Make More Edits to Your Video

Make More Edits to Your Video

How to Turn Video Upside Down on Mac

You can also replicate this process on your Mac computer using the iMovie video editing app. iMovie is a video editing app specifically designed for video and image editing for iOS users. Like FlexClip, you can also easily use it to fix the "video upside down" issues. Below is how you can solve this problem using iMovie. Read on.

Step 1
Open your video on iMovie, and click the 'Fit' option.
Step 2
Crop your video to fit. (Optional).
Step 3
Then click the rotate button (twice) to return the video to a portrait position.
Solve the Video Upside Down Issue with iMovie

Solve the Video Upside Down Issue with iMovie

How to Turn Video Upside Down on a PC

Note: this instruction is for Windows 10 users.

Step 1
Click the Windows symbol located at the bottom left corner of your screen, and type in "Video Editor."
Step 2
Click on the default app that will show up to lunch the video editor section of the Photos app.
Step 3
Click on "New video" or "New video project" located at the top right corner of your screen, then select the "Start new video project" from the options menu.
Import the Video to Windows Editor

Import the Video to Windows Editor

Step 4
On the blank new project, drag the video you want to rotate into your project library or click on the "+Add" button, click on "From this PC," and locate the video file you wish to rotate.
Step 5
Drag your video from your project library into the timeline located at the bottom.
Step 6
Now, you should get the preview window of the video you are working on on the right side of the application.
Step 7
Press Ctrl + R to rotate the video to 90 degrees clockwise. Then select the "Finish video" located on the top of the application.
Solve the Video Upside Down Issue with Windows Editor

Solve the Video Upside Down Issue with Windows Editor

How to Turn Video Upside Down on iPhone

The default photo editing app that comes with iPhone makes the whole rotation process easier. Follow the steps below:

Step 1
Open your phone app on the iPhone, and tap the video you wish to rotate. Then select 'Edit.'
Open Your Phone App and Select the Video You Wish to Rotate

Open Your Phone App and Select the Video You Wish to Rotate

Step 2
Click the crop icon located at the bottom of the phone screen. Then tap the rotating symbol at the upper left-hand corner.
Step 3
Continue to tap on the rotate icon until your video fits in the position you want it.
Rotate the Video to Match Your Needs

Rotate the Video to Match Your Needs

Step 4
Finally, tap 'Done,' The rotated video will be saved in the phone memory.

How to Turn Video Upside Down on Android

Step 1
Launch your Google Photos on the Android phone, tap the search bar, and pick your video.
Step 2
Select the video you wish to rotate, and tap on the slider bar icon at the bottom of your phone screen.
Step 3
Keep clicking 'Rotate,' until your video fits your screen. Now, click 'Save' to save.
Step 3
Continue to tap on the rotate icon until your video fits in the position you want it.
Rotate the Video on Android

Rotate the Video on Android

The Bottom Line

So, instead of rotating your phone to get the right fit, we advise you stick to the above-mentioned method to fix this. There are many ways you can perform this action, but it all depends on the tool you are using. So, if you find this piece interesting, like and share it to reach more audience. You never can tell who else needs it.

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