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How to Easily Change Video Resolution [2020]

Vanessa Chiang updated on Dec 22, 2020 to Video Editing Tips | How-to Articles

When you want to share a video with your friends, that upload speed is too slow, and the video play on your computer is too blur, at this time, you may need a video resolution tool for help.

Changing video resolution can solve the following problems:

  • Upload the high-resolution video to the mobile devices, generally need to reduce the video resolution to recognize it
  • Reduce the video size, save upload time and free up storage space
  • Increasing video resolution to get rid of black bars at the edges
  • 4k video does not support uploading to some video editors, which need to change video resolution before

What is the Video Resolution

Video resolution is usually described as width × height, with the value given in pixels. There are two types of video resolution: Standard Definition (SD) and High Definition (HD). For example, "852 × 480" means 852 pixels are displayed horizontally and 480 vertically.

Common types of video resolution

When we are watching videos on platforms, such as YouTube, have you notice that in the resolution setting button has many types of video resolution selection. For example, 240p, 480p, 720p, 1080p, and 4k options at the quality menu.

Here list some common mainstream high resolutions:

  • 4k, commonly known as 4096 × 2160 pixels, which is four times better than 1060p. this type of resolution mainly exists in the digital television and cinematography industry
  • 1080p (Full HD) commonly known as 1920×1080 pixels, which is fit for aspect ratio of 16:9widescreen.
  • 720p, also called HD Ready, has a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. At present, most of television and platforms adopt this type of video resolution.

How to Change Video Resolution on Windows

If you are a Windows user, luck for you here is a powerful video editing software for Windows use - EaseUS Video Editor. Whatever you are a beginner or pros that you also can easy to use this software. There's a lot of video editing software on the internet, but for me, I really prefer the simple one, like EaseUS Video Editor.

This program provides a lot of video editing functions that you can use these tools to crop, split, add music, add text, and do more operations to your video. Expect for these basic editing functions, this app also supports changing video resolution and converting video or audio formats. It is worth software that you may not miss!

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  • Support 300+ effects and transition
  • Support plenty of formats, such as MP3, MP4, MKV, AAC, and more
  • Add text to video, and use filters, overlays, elements, transition, music to decorate your videos
  • Support free download

How to change video resolution using EaseUS Video Editor

Step 1. Open EaseUS Video Editor

You'll see there are 4:3 and 16:9 modes for your choice. Select the correct mode based on your original video aspect ratio or the websites that your video will be uploaded to.

select your mode

Step 2. Import Videos

You can import the media that you are going to edit, apply texts/filters/overlays/transitions to the video clips.

import video files

Step 3. Change Video Resolution and Export

Click the "Export" button and then select the "Output settings" button to set video resolution. There have 1280×720, 19200×1080, 1366×768, and more. Then click "OK" to apply and back into the export menu, click the "Export" button to export and save the video.

Change video resolution and export

How to Change Video Resolution Online

If some people do not want to download or install any software on their computer, that online resize editor will fit for you. Here we list two online tools for you, there are:

#1. Resize- Video

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Resize-Video is an online video resizer, and you can use this app to change the video resolution. This website supports importing a lot of formats, such as MP4, MOV, WEBM, AVI, and more, that you nearly can upload all of the video files. And this software also lists the common video resolutions that can help you to change the video resolution to fit your needs.


  • Support importing plenty of formats
  • Support free to use
  • Support resizing and scaling a video to fit YouTube, Twitter, or Facebook video dimensions

The steps of changing video resolution using Resize-Video:

Step 1. Click the "Browse..." button to import your target file into the main screen.

Step 2. And then, setting the video width and height.

Step 3. Click the "Download File" to download and save your video. Then you also can directly share on Facebook, Twitter, and other platforms.

#2. Kapwing

Kapwing change video resolution

Kapwing is another powerful online video editing software. You can use this program to create images, videos, and GIFs. This app provides a lot of video editing tools, compare with creating a video to take hours in iMovie, using this website you just need to click some buttons that you can create a perfect video. Expect for these editing functions, and this app also can use to change the video resolution. If you want to use this program, you just need to create an account that you can free to use.


  • Support changing video resolution
  • Support import and export plenty of formats
  • Support free to use

The steps for changing video resolution using Kapwing:

Step 1. Launch this website, then upload the video to kapwing. And you even can paste the video' link.

Step 2. You can select the video resolution from YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, and other more platform, according to your need.

Step 3. After finish the operation, click the "Publish" button to reduce and export your video.


To sum up, on this page I will show you four video resolution editors. If you want to resolution your video, you can choose one among these best three ways according to your needs. But, here we still suggest you choose EaseUS Video Editor as your first choice. Although online software is convenience to use and not need to download the app, the video resolution app on PC has more editing tools and more functions that you can use to create your perfect video.

At present, EaseUS Video Editor not only supports editing video but also supports changing video resolution, and has different types of resolutions setting for you to choose. If you have any questions about our program, you can leave a message to us, and we will try our best to give you a satisfactory answer.

FAQs about changing video resolution

There are some questions about video resolution, if you want to read more, you can keep on reading.

1. How do I change from 480p to 1080p?

Step 1. Download and install a change video resolution software, and we recommend using EaseUS Video Editor. And then drag the target file into the timeline.

Step 2. Choose "MP4" for the Output Container and "HD"

Step 3. Click the "More" button next to "Video Scale Size" twice to input a custom video ratio.

2. How do you make a video not blurry?

To restore blurred video, you should use the Sharpen effect. It helps to bring into focus a blurry image by increasing the contrast of adjacent pixels.

3. How do I change video quality on Android?

Step 1. Display the Camera app's shooting modes.

Step 2. Touch the Settings icon to choose Resolution & Quality.

Step 3. And then choose a model and a camera.

Step 4. Choose a resolution or video quality setting from the list.

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