5 of the best video editing apps for Android

Video editing apps for mobile devices range from ones that automatically put together videos from your gallery's content with minimal user influence over the process to those that offer more comprehensive control over editing and splicing together footage and music. Whatever your plans for turning your smartphone or tablet into a movie studio may be, you ought to find a useful app in the Play Store. Here, we've rounded up five of the best video editing applications for Android. Hopefully, they will let you accomplish the results you're after.

WeVideo Video Editor

WeVideo presents a powerful and easy-to-use video editor app for making and sharing videos on YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and other social networks. It lets you easily add themes, filters, effects, transitions, emojis, voiceover narration, music, and other artistic elements to your videos. You can choose from a gallery of 30+ unique video themes and video enhancing filters, add special effects and transitions, titles and captions, music, and record a voiceover or add emoji stickers. By the way, WeVideo is used by more than 5,000 schools around the world to create stories and share memories – a testament to its ease of use.

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Quik Video Editor

Quik churns out awesome videos with just a few taps. Choose your favorite photos and video clips from your Gallery, Albums, Google Photos, Facebook, or GoPro Plus, then let Quik analyze your footage to find great moments, add transitions and effects, and sync it to the beat of the background music. Of course, you can customize your story with text, filters, music and more, then share it with friends. You can combine up to 75 photos and video clips from your Gallery, Albums, Google Photos, Facebook or GoPro Plus, as well as choose from 25 video styles and adjust the font, filters and graphics for any video style. You can also choose from more than 80 free soundtrack songs, or use a song from your own collection.

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Magisto Video Editor & Maker

Magisto Video Editor lets you express your creativity by making a movie and telling your story. You don’t need to be an expert photo or video editor, as Magisto’s magic will create a professional looking video by putting together photos, video clips, and music. Simply choose your movie editor style and let Magisto apply automatic video stabilization, facial recognition, video filters, video effects, and smooth transitions. From time to time, Magisto will also surprise you with automatically generated video clips spontaneously made of your photos and videos.

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KineMaster Pro Video Editor

KineMaster supports multiple layers of video, images, and text, as well as precise cutting and trimming, multi-track audio, precise volume envelope control, color LUT filters, 3D transitions, and much more. There's also a handwriting layer that lets you draw directly on the video, which is handy for storyboarding it. This arsenal makes it one of the more powerful video editing apps on Android, very good for manual control over the process.

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PowerDirector Video Editor

PowerDirector offers timeline video editing, free video effects, a photo video editor, slow motion, and other good stuff – such as voice over, action movie effects, and transitions. Rotate, split or trim video. You can also create video in slow motion, changing video speed to produce slow-mo. By adding videos from your timeline, you can get editing instantly and share the result directly on YouTube and Facebook.

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1. RebelwithoutaClue unregistered

I wonder if any of these support 4k editing. I remember some time ago there weren't any Android apps that supported that (despite enough Android devices could shoot 4k)

2. Master_Oogway

Posts: 104; Member since: Oct 06, 2016

The last one, PowerDirector can handle 4K video...

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