10 Best Video Editing Apps for iPhone and Android

Having a very capable smartphone camera is one thing, and having a top-notch video editing app to edit the captured video is another important thing. Video editing apps make video records look very professional. In order to reduce the stress of searching for top-notch video editing apps, I have put together a comprehensive list of 10 of the best video editing apps for iPhone and Android. These apps are outlined below:

1. Adobe Premiere Rush

Adobe Premiere Rush

The Premiere Rush app comes from the stables of Adobe, which is renowned for the famous Adobe premiere pro a top-notch video editor for windows and mac machines. You can take the Premier rush as a streamlined version for Android users. It packs in features that help enthusiasts to quickly edit videos on their Android devices.

With the premier rush app, video enthusiasts can create top-notch videos using the circle of shoot and edit. They will be able to trim, crop adds music clips, and does lots more within the app. There is also an option that allows users to automatically share their videos on social media. The Adobe premier rush app is available on both the Google Playstore and the Apple App Store.

2. iMovie

iMovie mobile app

The iMovie app is an extension of the iMovie app on MAC. It helps MAC owners continue editing, without being glued to their MAC machine. The iMovie app offers a very intuitive interface designed to give a good head start to people who are new to the platform. It even goes further to offering themes that can speed up the video edit process.

Built-in the iMovie video editor are filters, slo-mo, fast forward, built-in soundtrack. There is also an option that allows enthusiasts to record their own voice-over to merge with the edited clip. What’s more, enthusiasts will have green screen tools, split-screen, and picture-in-picture mode.  There is also an option to directly share the video to Youtube in which facilitates easy sharing. Please note that the iMovie app is only available for iPhone and iPad as mobile devices, via the Apple app store.

3. Cyberlink PowerDirector

Cyberlink PowerDirector

Cyberlink Power Director is another powerful video editing tool available to both Android and iOS users. It packs in professional tools that help enthusiasts to step-up their smartphone video record game. It even lets enthusiasts edit and export videos in 4k. It lets enthusiasts fix shaky videos, replace backgrounds shot with green screen, and more other top-notch features.

It also bears the basic stuff that is considered primary for every video editing tool. Features like trim, adding voiceovers, adding text, and lots more. In summary, it’s a very capable video editor for Android devices. It is available on the Google Playstore and also the Apple app store.

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4. Vizmato


Whether it’s creating a fun video for social media or a mini video project on your smartphone, Vizmato has you covered. It is an intuitive video editing app designed to help enthusiasts create awesome video clips with their mobile devices, be it Android or iOS. As such, it packs a plethora of tools that make this possible.

The Vizmato video editor features a Slideshow maker, filter & themes, video FX with support of 40+ visual effects, Audio FX, and lots more. The Vizmato app also features basic video editing tools that allow its users to trim videos. It also allows video editing enthusiasts to add music to their clips. This video editing apps are available to both Android and iOS users.

5. Filmora Go

Best Video Editing apps for iPhone and Android

FilmoraGo offers a platform that’s suitable for cinematography enthusiasts who desire to make their smartphone extension of their camera. It is also suited for enthusiasts who desire to take their social media class up a notch. Enthusiasts will have the ability to add texts, audio clips, special effects, filters, and lots more.

Aside from allowing enthusiasts to edit recording videos, FilmoraGo also lets enthusiasts create videos from a combination of pictures, yielding a fun slide-show edit for social media and other purposes. The FilmoraGo app is available on both the iOS and Android platforms.

6. Kinemaster


Still, on the topic of best video editing apps for Android and iOS, Kinemaster is yet another highly recommended app for video edits on Android and iOS platforms. It packs a ton of intuitive features that make it a very resourceful app for creating videos with mobile devices. To top it all, it lets users create 4k videos with frame rates of up to 30fps.

Kinemaster offers basic video editing tools, which include trimming, crop, adding voice-overs, adding songs, and lots more. It offers chroma keying feature, that lets enthusiasts manipulate green screen backgrounds. Kinemaster also lets enthusiasts perform keyframe animation. The Kinemaster app is available on both the Google Playstore, as well as the Apple app store.

7. Horizon Camera

Horizon Camera

Tired of having to hold your phone in the un-natural horizontal position in order to get horizontal videos and photos?, then the Horizon camera may just be what you need. Why? The Horizon camera app sets the output of the video orientation to horizontal, even if the video was recorded in a vertical position, this makes helps in offering suiting ergonomics when recording video.

The Horizon app also has a built-in feature that auto levels photos and videos taken with smartphones that have gyroscope built-in. This is pretty much how it gets to keep the videos in a horizontal position, no matter the orientation it was recorded. Aside from having the ability to record keep videos in a horizontal position, it also comes packed with features that enable top-notch video recording on mobile devices. What’s more, the Horizon camera app is available on the Android and iOS platforms.


8. Quik


Quik is Go Pro’s native video editing app, designed for GoPro users to initiate top-notch video edits. However, it’s also a universal app enthusiast can use to edit videos captured on other devices including mobile devices running Android and iOS operating systems.

Quik is unarguably one of the best video editing apps available for mobile devices. It comes with a plethora of features that allows enthusiasts to create videos with top-notch edits. It bears a special feature that automatically combines videos, photos with top-notch effects, with the final product being interesting media content to consume.

It doesn’t fall short of the fundamentals you would require on a video editing app. It packs in trim, rotation, and other core features. It also lets enthusiasts fix videos to run in slow-mo or fast mode.

9. Motion Ninja

Motion Ninja

It takes a lot to make cinematography enthusiasts happy, the creators of the Motion Ninja app understands this, and as such decided to use the Motion Ninja app as a medium to meet the needs of video enthusiasts who desire a very capable video editing tool on their mobile devices.

The highlights of the features in the Motion Ninja video editing app include keyframe video & animator editor, picture in picture, chroma-keying support, MV master, Video filter & adjustment, motion Ninja transition, video speed tempo control, Multi-layer timeline, and more. The Motion Ninja app is available for download from the Google Playstore.

10. Pinnacle Studio

Pinnacle Studio

Last but certainly not least, is the Pinnacle studio app. Much like the already listed apps, the Pinnacle studio comes packed with features that place it in line with recommended apps for video editing on mobile devices. These features were intuitively designed for easy reach and use, which will be suited for both the beginner and the pro.

It packs in the standard video editing tools, which include trimming, merging of photos and videos, adding music & voice-overs, and lots more. What’s more, it allows video edits up to 4k resolution. The Pinnacle studio app is available on the Google Playstore for download.

Wrapping up:

There you have it –  a comprehensive list of 10 of the best video editing apps for iPhone and Android. If you have any personal favorites or recommendations, that are not already on this list, feel free to drop them in the comment section below.

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