If you are a videographer or just wanting to play around with your iPhone videos then check out our list of the best video editing apps for your iPhone. This list is filled with some incredibly rated apps filled with wonderful video editing options, tools and effects. Your videos will never be the same after trying some of these apps. Whether you are a novice or a pro, we've got you covered.
The best video editing apps for iPhone
9 May 2020, by Cherry Mae Torrevillas
Turn your memories into movies in minutes with FilmStory! It’s never been easier to create original movies using your photos and videos. Simply tap to add transitions, text, music, and more—all with one hand!
- Mix and match media from your camera roll with ease.
- Create amazingly stylish subtitles and select from dozens of fonts, from “kawaii” to professional.
- Easily share straight to YouTube, Instagram, Facebook, Mail, and more right from the app.
- Create the perfect soundtrack and trim to the best parts of your favorite songs with precision to set the mood.
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- Use editing tools like Contrast and Saturation to make your photos pop or use Grain and Fade to add texture and mimic analog film effects.
- Adjust or play around with your photo perspectives with Crop and Skew. Save and recreate your favorite edits with Recipes.
- Join VSCO Membership to access VSCO’s complete preset library with over 200+ presets.
- Transform your videos on mobile with the same premium VSCO presets and advanced editing tools from our photo editor.
InShot - Handy, Comprehensive and Fun! One of the best video editors around, with industry standard effects, as well as cool new features. Do you need your new instagram video to be perfect quality? This app is surprisingly easy to use, and you can share your work straight to social apps like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, WhatsApp, etc.
- Instagram- Blur border for photo and video. Make it square ready for Instagram.
- Music , Effects & Voice-overs- Easy to sync sound and video, with timeline features.
- Text & Emoji - With timeline features, easy to sync text and emoji with video.
- Filters - Lots of photo filters, with unique video filters.
The Quik – GoPro video editor app by GoPro Inc takes top spot on our video editing apps list. Using a lot of clever stuff, the app makes editing videos fast and fun. It finds great moments in your library and creates amazing videos that you can customize with text and add music that syncs everything to the beat of the music. Audio is automatically activated when voices are heard and there are so many features to use to help make your videos perfect.
- Fast forward or Slo-Mo
- Add from your library or work on live video
- Lots of themes to choose from
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The Crello Video and Graphic Creator is a new inclusion on our list of video editing apps. With thousands of templates for video and animations that are easy to customize, this app has a very strong rating from users in iTunes. What we really like is when a developer interacts with comments in the Appstore and they reply to all of them it tells us they are serious about service and quality.
- Upload your own videos and images and use as templates
- Thousands of icons and fonts to use
- 65 million stock photos
- Create amazing videos for social media and ads
With over 80 million users, Magisto is definitely one of the best video editing apps for your iPhone. Express your creativity through an easy to use app that is loaded with features. Transform your photos and videos into magical stories, create music videos, share videos with others via Social Media, choose from a wide range of video effects, create video channels and more. Magisto has numerous in-app purchases for additional premium features, subscriptions and business features.
- Over 80 million users
- Easy to use video editor, Cool video effects
- Create Video Stories, Music Videos and more
- Share with others, Video channels
- Numerous in-app purchases
Any aspiring music video producers or directors out there? If so, then this is the app for you. Create a music video quickly with your iPhone videos and share them with others. Select a song of your choosing, then capture a few video takes, edit these videos with some cool and creative filters, auto edit the music and you are done. This app can be used by anyone and it’s a lot of fun to try.
- Quickly create music videos
- Very simple process to make the videos
- Easy to edit the video
- Share via popular Social Media outlets
- Fun for people of all ages
With over 100 million users across the globe, this is one of the most popular video editing apps for the iOS. It is a free app but does have an in-app purchase to access the Pro version and all of the features found in this wonderful video editing tool. Some of these features include video effects like texts and filters, storyboard editing, a live preview of your work, creative video lenses, a slideshow maker, video collage and more. The developers aimed to make this app the all-purpose video and photo editing app for the iOS. And, they have done a great job at this.
- Creative camera lenses
- Collage Maker, Slideshow Maker
- Powerful video editor with many tools
- Easy to export and share your videos
- In-app purchase to unlock the Pro Version
This app is designed to assist your editing desires with other popular video editing tools. What this app does is it allows users to choose a professional template, customize it if necessary and export it to use as your intro videos. There are 7 templates to choose from and everything from texts to fonts can be modified. Some popular uses for this app are to create intros, announcements and end credits. In fact, you truly won’t be able to fully appreciate this little app until you actually try it out and create something. Once you do, you will love it.
- Very simple to use, Wonderful finished products
- Choose from professionally made templates
- Create intros, announcements, closing credits and more
- Customize the templates for your needs
- Tutorial, Preview work, Easy to Save and Export
Text On Video is as easy to use as they proclaim. Firstly, the app has a sleek and simple design which is great for quick editing and users who don’t want to get bogged down with unnecessary eye candy. It’s easy to pick a song from your library and add it as a soundtrack, choose from many graphics, add text with a large variety of fonts and editing features, and easily save the video to share with others. This app nails its purpose and makes it a great option for those wanting to quickly add text to their videos.
- A design that’s sleek and simple
- Add a soundtrack or graphics
- Quickly add text to video
- Large selection of fonts and editing features
- Easily save and share videos
Cameo is a powerful, easy-to-use video editing app with tons of features. You won’t believe how easy and fun it is to film and then edit and share your amazing videos with all your friends. Add a soundtrack and theme, save your video at any resolution, and share to Vimeo, Tumblr, Facebook or Twitter, save to the cloud, or save to your iPad. If you like to post videos to Instagram, this makes it super easy. Do your kids like to make videos of themselves? This one is perfect for that because adjusting audio and adding captions and titles couldn’t be easier.
- Powerful video editing tools
- Simple and easy to use
- Different sharing and saving options
- So easy even kids can use it
- Free iPad app for editing videos
Turn your photos in an exciting piece of creativity that not only expresses your artistic ability, but it also shows off some ingenuity with this fun app. MoShow allows users to create wonderful slideshows (video stories) that can be shared with anyone via social media. There are many cool effects and styles offered in this app. And, if you feel that you have mastered the basics, you can make an in-app purchase to become a MoShow VIP. Take your photos to the next level with an app that will make you never look at photos the same way again.
- Create video stories with your photos
- Free styles to choose from, Make video loops
- Mix individual elements, Various transitions offered
- Cool text options, Glitch videos
- In-app purchase for VIP Lounge
This all-in-one video making app is a great option for users of all levels looking to make some stunning videos. The app has a ton of features that will certainly excite even the most experienced video makers out there. There’s Fast-Mo, Strobe, Slow-Mo motion effects in addition to 1080p high quality, dedicated controls, live filmlook filters, torch brightness, and so much more. You can save your films to your Camera Roll or to Dropbox. In fact, you can backup to Dropbox as you shoot. The app is free to download but does require an in-app purchase to remove the watermark. There are additional in-app purchases as well.
- A powerful all-in-one video making app
- Numerous motion effects, 1080p high quality
- Live Filmlook filters, Dedicated Controls
- Save to Camera Roll or Dropbox, Also backup to Dropbox as you shoot
- Multiple in-app purchases like removing watermark with purchase