Video from Mobile Devices

What seems like a simple idea — take video with your phone or other mobile device — sometimes turns itself on its head when you download it from the device. Literally.

Your video — which looked good on your device — is now rotated 90 degree!

It’s a ‘feature’ that your video will look fine on the device but in reality, you recorded it rotated from the true device orientation.

Fortunately, there’s a free software that will fix this for you. Handbrake is freeware that will allow you to rotate your video so that you can view it properly.

The page includes basic instructions as well as links to longer documentation.

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