Rotated Video Tips and Tricks
This tutorial describes best practices for video orientation while recording and sharing videos recorded on a mobile device.
When viewing videos on a mobile device, the device usually automatically rotates the content when you turn the device making content viewable from any way you position the device. Viewing content on a laptop or desktop computer can be a little more tricky, you can't just flip your monitor to view the content. Keep these tips in mind when recording videos on a mobile device to ensure the best viewing experience for any computer or device.
Tips For Recording Videos on a Mobile Devices
- Don't flip the mobile device when recording video. Keep the mobile device positioned the same way throughout the recording.
- Keep your movements to a minimum. Try not to jerk or shake the device while recording.
- Watch your hand placement on the mobile device. Make sure not to cover up any portion of the camera with you hand or fingers.
- Record the video using landscape orientation.
Sharing Mobile Videos in Snagit
To learn how to share videos from your mobile device into Snagit, see Connecting Your Mobile Device.
Videos recorded in portrait orientation on a mobile device will appear rotated during preview in Snagit Editor. Sharing to YouTube or Google Drive automatically corrects the video's orientation to give the best viewing experience for your intended audience.
In Snagit Editor, select Share tab > YouTube or Google Drive.