YouTube app update comes with a built-in video editor

YouTube app update comes with a built-in video editor
The YouTube app on Android has just received its update and it brings a couple of tweaks, as well as a juicy new feature – a video editor. The new feature will allow you to add music (from YouTube's royalty free library) to the clips you upload, crop them, and add from a number of visual filters.

Other features include a redesign of the app's front page – it is now separated in 3 tabs. The “home” tab displays interest-based suggestions; the “subscriptions” tab will give you a feed of all the channels you are subscribed to; and lastly, the “account” tab will give you access to your history, videos, notifications, and playlists. The “upload video” button can be found in the “account” tab.

The update also contains the vertical video tweak – from now on, when you watch a video that has been shot vertically, going in full screen will not rotate the clip in landscape mode and squeeze it between two huge black bars. Instead, vertical videos will properly display in portrait mode on your phone.


source: YouTube Blog

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6 Comments

2. TezzaBP

Posts: 274; Member since: May 18, 2015

Yeah but if it looks s**t and works like s**t then why would I care?

3. shaineql

Posts: 521; Member since: Apr 28, 2014

Best youtube app ever , speak for yourself, i enyjoy it. Its AMAZING and much simpler now. Just awesome.

4. TezzaBP

Posts: 274; Member since: May 18, 2015

I for one liked the menu on the left, this just seems annoying to me

5. Blazers

Posts: 720; Member since: Dec 05, 2011

Changing the standard material design element. I wonder if they'll be doing this for all their apps.

6. nodes

Posts: 1152; Member since: Mar 06, 2014

man, the new one really comes with bad UI. hamburger menu + swipe-menu which has the same content.

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