How to Mirror a Video on Windows/Mac/Online

When you are editing a video, have you tried to add a mirror effect to your video? On this page, I will introduce you to how to make a mirror video on Windows, Mac and Online.

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Jane Zhou

Updated on Nov 24, 2023

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Mirror-video means apply a special effect to make you video mirror horizontal or mirror vertical in the screen. With the help of video software, you can create a mirror video easily. Now, I will introduce to you how to use video editing app to make a mirror-video.

Part 1. How to Mirror a Video on Windows

In this part, I will introduce you to the best two mirror video editing software on Windows. If you are a Windows user, you can select an app you like, and follow the steps to make your mirror video.

1. EaseUS Video Editor

If you are a beginner in video editing, congratulations to you.  Here is an excellent video editor designed for the novice - EaseUS Video Editor. This editing software is easy to operate. When you open the main screen of this app, you will know how to use this app to edit your video.

This app also has a special effect - the mirror effect. I’m sure you will like it. Adding this effect in your video can make it look awesome! Using this product, you also can use other videos operation, such as adding text, adding background music, cropping video, and so on.  These video editing tools can satisfy your editing needs as a beginner.

Feature:

  • Support 300+ effects and transitions
  • Support adding mirror effect in video
  • Support downloading for free
  • Support converting most formats

Best for:  video editing beginners

How to make a mirror video using EaseUS Video Editor

Step 1. Import Video

Drag and drop your video in EaseUS Video Editor, or use the Import feature to upload the video. And click "+" to add your video in the timeline.

import file

Step 2. Add Mirror Effect

Click the "Filters" button. You can find "Mirror R" ( mirror you video frame to the right) and "Mirror L" ( mirror you video to the left) effects filters, select the one you like, and add it to your video. When you finish this operation, you also can edit the filter in the timeline. Selecting the filter, you can add and adjust the filter's place and apply time.

add mirror effect

Step 3. Export and Save Video

After you edit your video, click the "Export" button, you will see a lot of video formats that you can convert, and many video platforms that you can directly  share online. Select one format to suit your need and save, or share your video with your friends.

export video

2. Windows Movie Maker

Windows Movie Maker is a video editor app designed for Windows users. Using this app, you can create, edit, and share your video.  Except for these functions, you also can use this product to create your mirror video.

Unfortunately, this video editing program will not be updated anymore after January 10, 2017. But you still can use this app to edit your video. If you want to find the newest video editing software, I sincerely recommend you to try to use EaseUS Video Editor!

Feature:

  • Support mirror video editing
  • Support adding music, text and more
  • Support free to use

Cons:

  • Only support to Windows users
  • Lack of fashion video effects

How to make a mirror video using Windows Movie Maker:

Step 1. Open Windows Movie Maker on your computer and import your video.

Step 2. Find Video Tools button, click it, then you can see Mirror horizontal and Mirror vertical these two mirror effects. Choose the one you need and apply it to your video.

Windows Movie Maker add mirror effect on video

Step 3. After you finish editing your operation, click Save Movie, and then select Recommend for this Project to save and share your video.

Part 2. How to Mirror a Video on Mac

Movavi is a video editor that applies to video editing on both PC and Mac. Using this software, you can create videos and presentations, make screencasts, convert files, and more. Expect the base video editing function, this app also supports making a mirror video. The mirror effect can make your video looks so cool!

Feature:

  • Support simultaneous sound recording from multiple sources
  • Support converting most media formats
  • Support creating mirror video

Cons:

  • The price is a little expensive
  • The time for free is too short

How to make a mirror video using Movavi:

Step 1. Open the app, select the video to add it to the timeline.

movavi import video

Step 2. Click the Filters button and choose the Adjustments category. And then, to choose horizontally or vertically which you need, add it on the timeline.

movavi add mirror effect

Step 3. Click the Export button, and you will see a lot of formats that you can convert, select the one you need, and save you video.

movavi export video

Part 3. How to Mirror a Video on Online

Kapwing is the best online video editing program. This app provides a lot of free online video editing tools that you just need to create an account. You can use these tools, such as adding effects, changing the background color, adjusting the music volume, and other more operation to edit you video. Especially you can use this app to make a mirror video, which will make you video have more shareable and compelling.

Feature:

  • Support free online editing
  • Support adjusting the background voice
  • Support adding effects and transitions
  • Support adding music

Cons:

  • Needs to spend some time to learn this software
  • Importing multiple images does not work well as they overlap each other

How to make a mirror video using Kapwing:

Step 1. Click "Upload", and import your video on the main screen.

kapwing add scene

Step 2. After you have uploaded the video you want to flip, drag the video layer to one side of the Kapwing canvas. From the canvas editing panel, creators can add in left or right padding to make room for the flipped clip.

You can make changes to the layer - crop, adjust, mute, change the speed, or trim it - before flipping it so that the edits are applied to both sides of the mirrored collage.

kapwing edit mirror effect

Step 3. Use the Duplicate tool to copy the video layer and position it next to itself.

Drag the video layers so that the edges touch, one next to or on top of the other.

Step 4. After you edit, click the "Publish" button to export or share your video.

kapwing export video

Part 4. Conclusion

On this page, we are talking about how to make a mirror video on Windows, Mac, and Online. Compare to these mirror videos software, if you are a beginner and Video editing enthusiast, considering the lowest cost, we recommend users to use EaseUS Video Editor as their first choice. This app can satisfy most of your video editing needs. Don't miss it!

Part 5. FAQ

1. What does mirror my video mean?

When we talking about the mirror-video, it means turning the video upside down. Mirroring a video is a process that add a horizontal reflection effect to the video. If someone in your clip is walking from the left side of the screen to the right, mirroring it will make him walk from the right to the left.

2. How do you mirror a video on iPhone?

Step 1. Open the Photos app and find the video you want to rotate.

Step 2. Tap "Edit" at the top right.

Step 3. Tap the three ellipses in the circle at the bottom and select "iMovie".

Step 4.  If iMovie isn't there as an option, then tap "More" and toggle it on.

Step 5. Use the two-finger or finger and thumb twist motion to rotate your video.

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