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How to Rotate a Video in Adobe Premiere Pro: 3 EASY Steps

A question at iFilmThings we’re asked a lot of time is how to rotate video in Premiere Pro. There are many reasons for rotating video in Premiere Pro, it could be for some cool visuals for your commercial or an experiment for your travel Vlog on YouTube. 

Either way, rotating video footage is a basic skill in Premiere Pro that every aspiring video editor should learn how to do.

Fear not! We have you covered, in today’s article, we show you the key steps you need to take to nail rotating a video in Premiere Pro! 

Let’s dive straight into it!

Can you rotate a video in Premiere Pro?

To put it simply, yes you can. It’s incredibly easy and only takes a few seconds.

You can rotate video in Premiere Pro, and it’s pretty simple to do! Follow our step by step guide below to rotate your video in seconds. 

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How to Rotate a Video in Adobe Premiere Pro

Here’s how to rotate video in Adobe Premiere Pro. Follow our simple steps in the below guide to help you rotate a video in Premiere Pro.

Open Premiere Pro and create a new project. 

Firstly, open up Premiere Pro and create a “New Project”. Simply click File > New

Create a new project

That’s it you’re ready to move on to the next step.

Import your footage into Premiere Pro and add to your Timeline

Now you can import your video into Premiere Pro. Do this using our favoured “Drag and Drop” method. 

Find the files you wish to import into Premiere Pro and drag them into the Project Panel. Once in the Project Panel, you can now drag your files onto the Timeline ready to rotate.

Next, it’s time to rotate!  

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Select the video in the Timeline and Rotate

Now your video is successfully in your Timeline in Premiere Pro, you’re ready to rotate! 

To rotate your video, simply go to the Effect tab and click the Motion button. 

Effect tab and click the Motion button.

Now you can click on the number that sits next to Rotation and you can now enter your desired degrees. 

Remember, you can rotate the video by 90, 180, or 270 degrees.  

Have a play around with it, and see what you can develop! There you have it, that is how to rotate a video in Premiere Pro.

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Extra Tip: Flip your video footage

Are you looking to just flip your video in Premiere Pro? Here’s how you can flip your video in seconds. 

Simply go to your Project Panel and go to the Effects tab. Now click on “Distort” and click on “Transform” from the dropdown.

Now untick the Uniform Scale box, and change the number beside Scale Width or Scale Height to -100. 

This will either flip your video horizontally or vertically, depending on the original shot. That’s it, as easy as that to flip your video in Premiere Pro.

We hope this article was of use to you. Let us know your thoughts down below in the comments. 

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Happy editing!

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