Nowadays, social media, especially Instagram, would only accept short videos, i.e., videos not more than a minute. Hence, we may need to trim the long videos to reduce the time. There is no shortage of apps or methods to trim the video. For Windows 10 PC, there is an in-built feature to crop or trim or cut a video by using the Windows Photos app. Also, there are a few other video editing app available to help you with the process. Let’s discuss those methods in detail.

Crop a Video on Windows 10 using Photos App

There are many ways to trim a video on Windows 10. Let us see how to do it with an in-built Photos app.

Step 1: Select a video that you would like to trim and right-click on the file name.

Open the Video with Photos app
Open the video with the Photos app

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Step 2: Choose Open With -> Photos.

Crop Video in Windows 10
Trim Video Using the Photos app

Step 3: Now, you can find the Edit and Create option on the top-right section.

Step 4: Click to open the menu options and then choose Trim.

Crop Video in Windows 10
Crop Video in Photos App

Step 5: With the help of white pins, select the section you want.

Save the Cropped Video
Save As Cropped Video

Step 6: Click Save as (CTRL + S) and store the trimmed video.

Save the video file
Save the trimmed File

Alternative Ways to Crop a Video on Windows 10

There are various other ways to crop a video.

Windows Movie Maker

  • Open Windows Movie Maker.
  • Click the Media option and choose the video file that you want.
  • Right-click on the file and choose “Add to Timeline.” Or drag and drop the video file on the app.
  • Go to Animations >> Pans and Zooms.
  • Choose the effect you want.
  • Save the cropped video.


  • Launch the app and choose the video file.
  • Choose Edit Video >> Edit.
  • Choose the crop option and select the portion that you want.
  • Export the video and save it on your device.

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EaseUS Video Editor

  • Open the app and click import.
  • Choose the video which you would like to crop.
  • Right-click on the video file and click Add to Project.
  • Again right-click and choose the Crop option.
  • Now, you can crop the video.
  • Then, Export the video to your computer.

These are some of the third-party tools that you can use for video cropping on Windows 10 devices. You can also use other tools like Filmora, CropiPic, and more. If you have any queries related to this tutorial, write to us in the comment section below.