Sunday, September 11, 2016

Best Video Editing App For Your Phone?

I have been messing around with phone video editing apps and below is a trailer I made using iMovie, Videorama and PocketVideo.



iMovie came with my phone but I believe it costs $5 in the app store and there are no additional fees or add ons you can get. It's a basic editor without many features or thrills.

Videorama is tricky with their pricing. It's free to use if you don't mind a watermark in the corner. To get rid of the watermark it costs $3.99. To add additional features it costs $.99 for each one, of which there are 10. For one item you can unlock it for free if you leave a review. They recently did an update where for $5.99 you can unlock everything they offer. Videorama has HUNDREDS more features than iMovie and access to free stock videos and images via Pixabay.

PocketVideo is suspiciously free and has no watermark. However, after creating a few videos it will force you to complete a survey where it asks you if you would be willing to pay for the app by features, by subscription or by a flat fee. PocketVideo has THOUSANDS more features than iMovie and Videorama combined. It is chocked full of imagery and options and it's also directly tied to YouTube. You can access the YouTube music library and any public video in case you want to do video reviews. PocketVideo is also the worst to work with and is glitchy beyond measure. Truly, all three apps are glitchy, but PocketVideo is seriously the worst. It's good for creating opening and ending titles. But for editing your video? Not really.

If you are looking for flash and dazzle and lots of gifs floating in your videos, choose Pocket Video. If you want nice effects and can spare about $10, choose Videorama. Want simple clean videos with a few effects, then iMovie is the way to go. OR, if you're a little ditzy like me, get all three and mash 'em up!

18 comments:

  1. Muff, this is a lot of fun. It reminds me of my days at a design school where I was making videos of my students' work. Anyway all this is good to know. At some point I want to try my hand at animating my dolls. By the way...just for the fun of it..there is a free app for animating the doll's face. It's called "MotionPortrait" and has been floating around the Instagram doll community. Good for a few chuckles.

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    1. April, I downloaded that MotionPortrait and just spent a good hour goofing off with it. What a freaky fun app. Too bad it only positions in portrait mode. It would be cool to add to a video.

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  2. Good to know! I haven't tryied video editing yet, but I'd love to do a video of Barbie accessories repaint... at some point in the future.

    Cheers!

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    1. Monster, making videos is fun and annoying, lol, so good luck if you try some.

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  3. I had to laugh. She won't stop. Funny!

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    1. Janainah, she'll stop when her batteries run out, lol.

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  4. This post is awesome!!! I hope to play around with the apps next weekend. I also had a chance to look at the video where you took down a diorama on FB. That was great as well! Thanks so much Muff for sharing this information!

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    1. Thanks, Georgia Girl and you're welcome! ^_^ Try the MotionPortrait one April mentioned - it's fun!

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  5. Oh my gosh that's is hilarious! And... yeah... honestly a bit scary. Teresa had better not be under my bed tonight. That's a great vid, I'm impressed that you did it on your phone!

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    1. Thanks, Presto! If I hadn't of been the one to make it, I probably would have found it scary, instead I just giggle when I look at it. I cant be held accountable for spooky happenings under your bed.

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  6. I was laughing so hard at this! I may have to try one of these apps!

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    1. Phyllis, the apps are a interesting way to waste some time even if you don't make a video. I really just like seeing all the things they can do.

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  7. Witaj, Muff! Dobrze znać możliwości takich aplikacji! Efekt jest bardzo ciekawy! Obejrzałam film z wielką przyjemnością! Lubię takie niespodzianki :)))
    Pozdrawiam serdecznie!

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    1. Dziękuję, Olla! To był świetny film zrobić.

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  8. Your video was awesome! Glad it wasn't that long. Scary doll videos freak me out. Lol! Too much more of that and I would be having nightmares. Thanks for the app info. If any of them work with Win10, I may check them out.

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    1. Thanks, Vanessa. I think that iMovie is the only one platformed to work with a PC.

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  9. Thanks for the video editing tips, Muff! The video was funny. I can imagine you covering your ears and running from the room. I would anyway, ;-).

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    1. D7ana, if I had someone calling me like that I would definitely be running away.

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