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How to Crop a TikTok Video

To crop a TikTok video, you need to use a video cropping tool like Kapwing.

Alternatively, you can crop the video on WhatsApp by sending it to yourself.

Unfortunately, TikTok does not have a cropping feature.

Hence, you need to crop the video before you post it on TikTok.

Online editing tools like Kapwing allow you to crop videos effortlessly.

All you need to do is to upload the video, crop it, sign in (to remove the watermark), and download it.

WhatsApp also has a video cropping feature.

To use the feature, you need to send the video that you want to crop to yourself.

Before you send the video, you’ll be given an option to crop the video.

Here’s how to crop a TikTok video:

  1. Use the video cropper on Kapwing
  2. Upload the video that you want to crop
  3. Crop the video
  4. Tap on “Done Cropping”
  5. Tap on “Export Video”
  6. Sign in and download the cropped video
  7. Post the video on TikTok

1. Use the video cropper on Kapwing

Crop Video Online

Crop a TikTok video (no watermark): https://www.kapwing.com/tools/crop-video.

The first step is to use an online video cropping tool.

There are multiple online video cropping tools.

One of them is Kapwing—a content creation platform where you can edit videos.

Firstly, go to Google and search for “Crop Video Kapwing”.

Next, click on the Kapwing video cropper search result.

2. Upload the video that you want to crop

Upload TikTok video to crop

Once you’re on the Kapwing video cropper, you’ll be given three options.

This includes “Get Started”, “Upload File”, and “Paste a URL”.

Now, you need to upload the video that you want to crop.

Firstly, tap on “Upload File” to start uploading a video.

After you’ve tapped on “Upload File”, you’ll see 3 options

This includes “Photo Library”, “Take Photo or Video”, and “Browser”.

Tap on “Photo Library” to open your photo library and select the video that you want to crop.

3. Crop the video

How to crop a TikTok video

After you’ve selected the video that you want to crop, it will be uploaded to Kapwing.

Now, you’ll land on the video cropping tool.

There are a couple of ways to crop the video.

This includes cropping the video by adjusting the box or selecting from one of the preset selections.

The easiest way is to adjust the box to crop the video.

4. Tap on “Done Cropping”

Done cropping

After you’ve adjusted the box, scroll down to the bottom of the tool.

At the bottom of the tool, you’ll see a couple of options.

This includes “Cancel” and “Done Cropping”.

Tap on “Done Cropping” once you’re done cropping the video.

5. Tap on “Export Video”

Export video

After you’ve clicked on “Done Cropping”, you’ll land on the video editing tool.

Now, you can trim, split, edit the video’s background, and more.

You can also add subtitles to the video.

Once you’re done editing the video, tap on “Export Video”.

6. Sign in and download the cropped video

Crop TikTok video without watermark

After you’ve tapped on “Export Video”, you’ll land on the download page.

The download page contains 3 options.

This includes “Sign in to remove the watermark”, “Download”, and “Edit”.

If you want to download the video without a watermark, you need to sign in.

Tap on “Sign in to remove the watermark” and sign in.

You’ll be given a couple of sign-in options including Google and Facebook.

You can sign in using either one of the platforms.

Lastly, tap on “Download” to download the video without a watermark.

7. Post the video on TikTok

After you’ve downloaded the video on Kapwing, you can now post it on TikTok.

To do so, open TikTok and tap on the “+” icon.

Next, tap on “Upload” and select the video that you’ve just downloaded.

Lastly, edit the video and tap on “Post” to post it.

You’ve successfully learned how to crop a TikTok video!

Conclusion

Cropping a video cannot be done on TikTok.

This is because there isn’t a cropping feature on the app yet.

Hence, if you want to crop a video, you need to use an online video cropper.

Alternatively, you can use WhatsApp to crop a video.

To do so, you must first add yourself as a contact on WhatsApp.

Next, send yourself the video that you want to crop.

When you send yourself a video on WhatsApp, you’ll be able to crop it.

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