Unless I'm missing something, setting the crop dimensions should be easier and more intuitive. I have lots of videos that I need to encode but I need to heavily crop them all.
Automatic cropping doesn't work in this case (works fine generally but can't use it for this case). So I have to manually crop each video.
What I would expect to be able to do is to see a preview of the video along with some crop handles that I can just drag over the video preview to set which rectangular portion of the video I want to encode. But I can't do that, so instead I have to enter numbers manually. Okay, so I do that.
But obviously I don't know the exact numbers (how would I know?) so I just guess the number of pixels then click the Summary tab to check the preview. I never get it right first time so I click the Dimensions tab, change the number of pixels, go back to the Summary tab and check the preview. And this goes on until the video is cropped correctly.
What I can't fathom for the life of me is why the crop settings and the preview image are in two separate tabs? It's long-winded enough that I need to enter numbers one at a time, but that wouldn't be too bad if I didn't need to constantly switch between tabs to check what the crop settings look like. Surely there must be an easier way. This can't be by design?
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