5 of the nicest video editing apps for iOS


Mobile video editing apps come in two general flavors – either ones that automatically put together videos from your gallery's content with minimal user control over the process, or ones with more comprehensive control over editing and splicing together footage and music. Whatever your preference for working with video on your phone may be, you ought to find an iOS app that suits your needs. We've rounded up five of the nicest video editing applications for Apple's platform. We believe you will find one that you like and see yourself using in the future.


Made by Apple, iMovie is an essential video editing app on iOS. It boasts a streamlined design with intuitive Multi-Touch gestures and lets you browse a video library, share favorite moments, create beautiful movies, and watch them on all your devices. You can choose from 14 trailer templates and 8 unique themes with matching titles, transitions and music, use 10 Apple-designed video filters, enhance your movie with slow-motion, fast-forward, picture-in-picture and split-screen effects, add a soundtrack, and share your creations.

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Pinnacle Studio Pro

Pinnacle® Studio Pro is an easy-to-use app that lets you quickly edit video, audio, and photos. It lets you arrange your clips in the Storyboard, make precision edits using the Timeline and Dual View Precision, and add high-quality transitions, effects, and a soundtrack. Movies can be shared directly to YouTube, Facebook, Box, and other services. You can also download media from iCloud Photos directly from within the app's library

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LumaFX is a powerful choice for layering customizable FX and color correction on your videos. It lets you add multiple colors, styles, blurs, pixel effects, and distortions to create a variety of effects. You can adjust individual parameters on each effect and color correction, or use keyframing to animate each effect. The app supports 120 and 240fps slo-mo video files and time lapse video files as well. You can easily crop, position and rotate video, change aspect ratio, adjust audio levels, and download media stored in iCloud Photo Library directly to the app.

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Splice makes it easy to create fully customized, professional-looking videos on your iOS device. It lets you trim clips, adjust transitions, add slow motion effects, sync video to music, apply filters and adjust background colors, add title slides, text overlays and a custom outro, adjust playback speed for fast or slow motion, and choose from a huge variety of free music and sound effects.

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Magisto Video Maker automatically turns your photos and videos into moving pictures. It lets you upload photos and videos from your gallery or use Magisto as a smart video camera to capture material, add music from your device or Magisto’s music library, apply effects such as automatic video stabilization, facial recognition, video filters, video effects, and smooth transitions.

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