10 Best Video-Making Apps for Android and iOS in 2020

Video making has never been so popular as it is now. Our mobile phones support advanced video-making apps and render videos in full HD and 4K, but you need the right app to work like a pro. The blog post covers the 10 best video-making apps for Android and iOS in 2020.

Video Editor for YouTube

Video Editor for YouTube Interface
Video Editor for YouTube Interface

Freemium | Android and iOS
Video Editor for YouTube offers so many tools to take your editing skills to the next level. It provides music and many songs as well if you want to use the video personally, while you can add your own music and record the sound too. Touching on a video on the track displays tools such as trim, split, speed, crop, flip, and a couple more. Apart from that, there are filters, background stickers, and text tools for a perfect video. The app can export in full HD and does not add any watermark.

Features

  • Add video, photo, and GIF
  • Trim, cut, and split
  • Multi-track
  • Online music, effects, and add own music
  • 27 free filters
  • 20 free effects
  • Text editor
  • Stickers and emoji
  • Speed adjustment
  • Video edges blur
  • Record sound
  • Adjust video volume
  • Rotate and flip video
  • Crop
  • No watermark (Android only)
  • Export in 720p and 1080p

Related: 11 Best Video Recording Software for YouTube in 2020

YouCut

YouCut App Interface
YouCut App Interface

Freemium | Android
The app takes a similar approach to the one which we just discussed. It offers the same trim, music, text, sticker, speed and other tools. When you add content, it adds it nicely to the tracks where you can tap on each and edit them as you go. To sort the media, tap and hold on one of the files and move around. It confirms the quality of the video before exporting and shows a video ad while the export completes.

Features

  • Add videos, photos and GIF
  • Trim, cut, and split
  • Online music, effects, and, add own music
  • 28 free filters
  • 27 free effects
  • Text editor
  • Stickers and emoji
  • Speed adjustment
  • Edges blur
  • Record sound
  • Volume adjustment
  • Rotate and flip video
  • Crop
  • No watermark
  • Export in 720p and 1080p

VLLO

VLLO App Interface
VLLO App Interface

Freemium | Android and iOS
The app supports photo, video, and GIF in the same project. The good thing about the app is, it asks for the aspect ratio and duration of the photos you add. Tapping on a clip on a track shows options which only affect the selected video. The app does not add any watermark, and you can export videos in 4K and QHD resolutions, which is something you don’t find anywhere for free.

Features

  • Add video, photo, and GIF
  • Trim and split
  • Online music, effects, and add own music
  • 24 free filters
  • Text editor
  • Motion stickers
  • Premade text labels
  • Speed adjustment
  • Picture-in-picture
  • Edges blur
  • Colour adjustment
  • Record sound
  • Rotate and flip video
  • Crop
  • No watermark
  • Export in 1080p, QHD, and 4K

Watch: 6 Best Free Video Editing Apps for Android and iOS (No Watermark | 2020)

Vlogit

Vlogit App Interface
Vlogit App Interface

Freemium | Android and iOS
The fourth best video making app is Vlogit. The app offers complete video editing tools. Some of the tools are text editor, stickers, audio, reverse video, adjust speed and more. Tapping on each clip opens up the editor for that video.

Moreover, you can adjust the brightness, contrast, saturation and more to give your video a bit of the colour. It does not ask for the export quality, but you can set the quality for all the videos in the settings.

Features

  • Add video, photo, and GIF
  • Trim and split
  • Online music, effects, and own music
  • 18 free filters
  • Text editor with premade text styles
  • Stickers and emoji
  • Transition effects
  • Speed adjustment
  • Picture-in-picture
  • Edges blur
  • Colour adjustment
  • Adjust volume
  • Reverse video
  • Rotate and flip video
  • Crop
  • No watermark
  • Export in 720p and 1080p

FilmoraGo

FilmoraGo App Interface
FilmoraGo App Interface

Freemium | Android and iOS
Both FilmoraGo and Vlogit ☝ are from Wondershare, but both offer different elements. A couple of unique tools you find are themes and transition effects, and if you add a photo, the app automatically applies a transition effect to make it less boring. It does not offer to add music from the internet, but you can add your own music. Furthermore, the edit tools allow you to edit each video. You can trim, split, add subtitles, add a picture in picture, voice-over and more.

Features

  • Add video, photo, and GIF
  • Trim and split
  • Add own music
  • Eight free themes
  • 15 free filters
  • 12 free overlays (like effects)
  • Titles with premade styles
  • Text editor
  • Stickers and emoji
  • Eight free elements (motion stickers)
  • Transition effects
  • Speed adjustment
  • Picture-in-picture
  • Colour adjustment
  • Record sound
  • Adjust volume with the audio mixer
  • Rotate and flip
  • Crop
  • No watermark
  • Export in 720p and 1080p

Video Editor

Video Editor App Interface
Video Editor App Interface

Freemium | Android
The app offers a few quick tools such as merge, quick trim, slow motion, but the real magic happens in the editor. The editor does not offer the trim features so you will have to sort the videos before editing. Some of the tools the app offers are adding subtitles and music, zooming the video, changing duration, adding text and picture-in-picture (which unfortunately covers the whole video), transitions, sound and more.

Features

  • Add video and photo
  • Add own music
  • 26 free filters
  • Transitions
  • Speed adjustment
  • Picture-in-picture (covers the whole video)
  • Colour adjustment
  • Record sound
  • Reverse video
  • Rotate and flip video
  • Crop
  • Export in 720p and 1080p
  • Merge videos
  • Slow-motion
  • No watermark
  • Video to MP3 convert
  • Export in full HD after watching an ad



Premiere Rush

Transform in Premiere Rush
Transform in Premiere Rush

Freemium | Android and iOS
Premiere Rush is a premium video making app. The app offers to export a few videos for free, but after that, you will need to get the Adobe Photography plan which contains a few apps from Adobe. Premiere Rush can be called a younger brother of Premiere Pro.

The app is cross-platform, which means the project created on Android can be opened on the PC or the iPhone. It also comes with an option to sync project and media files to the cloud if you work on both your phone and computer. The app is not supported on devices. See if your device supports on Adobe help page.

Features

  • Add video and photo
  • Cut and split
  • 38 title styles for an intro
  • Three transition effects
  • Colour adjustment
  • Custom area selection
  • 11 filters
  • Create own filter presets
  • Speed adjustment
  • Volume adjustment
  • Noise and echo reduction
  • Rotate and flip
  • Crop
  • No watermark
  • Export in 720p, 1080p, and 4K (auto mode available)

Related: Adobe Premiere Rush Mobile Tutorial (2020)

Film Maker Pro

Film Maker Pro on S10 Plus
Film Maker Pro on S10 Plus

Freemium | Android
Another one of the best video-making apps in 2020, Film Maker Pro is designed to create videos on the go. One feature you won’t like is that it adds a watermark on the top-right corner. It comes with many tools such as video compress, video merge, full HD export etc. The app is free, and it comes with many add-ons if you want specific features. The Pro version is subscription-based which gives access to all add-ons.

Features

  • Add videos and photos
  • Trim, cut, and split
  • Many intro templates for YouTube videos
  • Amazing motion stickers and emoji
  • Online music, effects, and add own
  • Titles with premade styles
  • Colour adjustment
  • Volume adjustment
  • Speed adjustment
  • Record sound
  • Rotate and flip
  • Crop
  • Export in 720p and 1080p

iMovie

iMovie on iPhone X
iMovie on iPhone X

Freemium | iOS
iMovie is only available for iOS, but there are a few alternatives for Android users. The app is one of the easiest video-making apps out there. It comes with video and trailer options, and you can add videos, photos, and music to the videos. The app is cross-platform, and you can open the projects on macOS. The app works at its best on iPhone 6 and above models as some features are not supported on older devices.

Features

  • Add videos and photos
  • 14 trailer templates
  • Eight titles
  • Transition effects
  • Ten filters
  • Slow-motion and fast-forward
  • Picture-in-picture
  • Effects library
  • Add own music
  • Record sound
  • No watermark
  • Exports in 1080p and 4K

Related: (Tested) 7 Best Video Converter Apps for Android (2020)

PowerDirector

PowerDirector App on Note 10+
PowerDirector App on Note 10+

Freemium | Android and iOS
A powerful video-making app PowerDirector is from a trusted company. The app offers to adjust the volume and speed, while it also supports to reverse and flip a clip. The app leaves a watermark, and it does not export in full HD for free. The premium version offers no watermark and access to so many premium styles, effects, and tools.

Features

  • Add videos and photos
  • Split and cut
  • Over 20 free effects
  • 18 title styles
  • Five motions stickers
  • Five filters
  • Text editor
  • Skin smoother
  • Colour adjustment
  • Speed adjustment
  • Volume adjustment
  • Pan and zoom
  • Rotate and flip
  • Reverse
  • Export 720p

Conclusion

Here were the 10 best video-making apps for Android and iOS in 2020. All the apps mentioned are tested on Note 10+ and iPhone X. Thanks for reading, and I hope the blog post was useful. Please share your thoughts about any of the apps in the comments down below. You can also subscribe to the newsletter for future updates.

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