Did you know that you can edit videos from your mobile phone ? Here are the best video editing apps for Android and iOS . Although paid applications work very well on both platforms, free video editing applications are not far behind. They have all the necessary tools for a professional job.

Gone are those days when you had to wait until the video clip was passed to your computer and make the editing program compatible. Now we have a lot of other options in mobile applications that can make your mobile phone a small movie studio … Ok not exaggerate but it will help you many times.

The best applications to edit videos on iOS

Montaj (free) – IOS

Montaj has a fast and clear interface that allows you to edit your videos. These clips can be arranged in storyboard with the features of adding video filters and songs. When you shake your phone, you can go into adventure mode where you add a random song to your video footage.

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iMovie (for a fee) – IOS

With a 650 MB installation, it is one of the heaviest application for video editing on IOS devices. But it’s worth it, and I highly recommend this application for all iOS devices. This application makes it easy to join videos, add music, titles, photos and voice-overs in addition to providing classic TV-style templates for effects similar to movie trailers.

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Replay – IOS

If you want to create beautiful videos to upload on Instagram, Replay will be your best choice, since this application has been developed for the big Instagram users. You can convert images and videos into brilliant movies with smooth transitions and well synchronized with music. With a variety of tools and filters, you can make videos from the gallery, iCloud and even burn through the application. To know more features you will have to buy the paid version.

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Splice – IOS

If you need desktop quality tools, Splice is the video editing application we recommend. It is very simple to use and free. It gives the ability to mix, combine video, music and photos to create brilliant videos. It also provides the audio and video timeline for precise control and easy editing. If you want more editing functions, you can the app.

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Pinnacle Studio (for a fee) – IOS

Pinnacle will give you an additional professional touch that all previous applications lack. Therefore, if you want to take it to the next level by adding image, complex transitions, placing legends and titles in a desired location, then this application is for you.

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The best applications to edit videos on Android

applications to edit videos on Android

Magisto (FREE) – iOS | Android

A very intuitive application that is suggested to be a movie maker. Magisto has all the basic editing features such as cropping, adding transitions, filters and adding background music, etc. A good free application that is also light on your mobile device.

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PowerDirector – Android

Use the best video editing application with the power of the video editing timeline, lots of fresh and free effects of all the features expected from a movie maker.

Edit footage that is recorded on GoPro or a smartphone just as you would with iMovie, Final Cut or Magisto. This application is free and fast, it is a complete Full HD movie creator with video effects, transitions and voice over.

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Adobe Premiere Clip | iOS | Android

When it comes to the best video editing applications, Adobe Premiere clip is at the top level. With its wide range of features such as the ability to automatically create videos with images and video. You can also edit your own videos manually by using their various tools, effects along with the music.

This application allows you to use music that can be a difficult process for some users. It also performs the synchronization function along with working with Adobe Premiere Pro through which you can start any project in one application while continuing in the other.

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Funimate | Android

Funimate is quite popular among the video editing app, however, it is not powerful. It is a great application for creating music videos or normal videos. It comes with 15 video archives that also allow you to play with them, and the process of creating videos is quite simple. Since it is free you should definitely try it.

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Movie Maker Filmmaker (Free) | Android

This application is specially designed for video editing. You can easily trim, and reorder your projects. It also offers a wide variety of effects, and you can also design your custom made filters.

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Quik (Free) | iOS | Android

This application belongs to a new generation of video editing applications, and is very effective in case you need a simple application. It allows you to add around 50 photos and several video clips. The application will analyze everything and create a short video based on these clips. It contains more than 24 video styles. You can also change the order or customize your own video before you want to export it.

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ViraVideo | Android

ViraVideo is one of the applications that makes the complete work in a simple way. Includes a storyboard-type edition that means you can upload, crop and edit your videos and then move on to the next part. It comes with over 200 filters and other great effects, along with the support of fast and slow movement. You must buy it in case you do not want any watermark of this software.

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Videoshow (Free) | Android

Counted among several powerful video editing applications, it has a long list of great features. Along with the basic edition, you get the ability to add a variety of effects. This includes stickers, themes, text and other effects. It also allows you to record a voiceover in case you need it.

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VQuick (Free) | Android

Built specifically for those users who are involved in making vlogs, journalism or creator of social video content (Youtubers). It provides the basic features together with an integrated social network through which you can see other videos made by people. You can also create a video in self-destruct mode that allows you to show the video.

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KineMaster – Android

KineMaster is the only full-featured video editor for Android, now with multi-layer video. With KineMaster 3.1, you can add video layers to your project, allowing split screen or image effects within image, and much more.

As of version 3.0, KineMaster has been extensively redesigned to reflect the latest Android trends, while maintaining ease of editing and paving the way for new upcoming features.

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VidTrim (free and paid) Android, PRO Version

With a good and useful interface, VidTrim allows you to export files in MP4 format. In the free version you will have a watermark and the normal quality is not HD. But with a PRO version that will be able to remove permanent watermark and 1080p video support.

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The best application to edit videos on Windows Phone

application to edit videos on Windows Phone

Edit Video Touch – Windows Phone

This application transforms your tablet into a mobile movie studio! With Movie Edit Touch you can now edit your videos for free. Shoot stunning scenes with your tablet or import footage from the camera’s SD card.

Crop, organize your clips and add your favorite music. Automatically or manually correct the brightness, contrast and color in your recordings with the application. You can also create spectacular presentations using your own photos.

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