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Best Mobile Video Editing Apps 2021

Editing your videos on the go is so much easier. Wondering which app you should pick? Look no further. We have done the testing and are ready to proclaim the winner!




Best Mobile Video Editing Apps 2021

Video editing is no longer the domain of powerful desktop computers with 21-inch screens. Technology has made massive strides ahead, and now you can do quite a bit of creative work on your phone too. As a matter of fact, many highly successful influencers and media personalities do most of their editing on the go.

Believe it or not, this trend has grown to such an extent that the market has almost become oversaturated with such apps. If you're looking for video editing software, you can easily find yourself in an utter state of confusion - not knowing which program to try. Since we absolutely love doing this - we have tested 9 different apps so that you don't have to - and made some fascinating discoveries.

Our Pick

Making it super easy

  • Pro Video Editor with Music! Edit video with effects, slideshow & slow motion
    4.8 Ratings 14M+ Reviews 100M+ Downloads
    Free Feature Rich In App Purchases 1M+ Reviews
    Free In-App Purchases
    Free In-App Purchases


Good video editing software doesn't have to be either large or contain a billion different options. In fact, a compact, carefully chosen collection of features is all that most of us need.

Why we chose InShot:

  • An extremely simple, easy-to-use platform for all your everyday video-editing needs
  • Brilliant audio-editing and collage-making features are also included in the pack.
  • Excellent integration of various social media platforms and the ability to post directly to each
  • Free to use forever, or $10,99 per year for the Pro version

If a solid, trustworthy piece of software is what you're after - this one won't let you down. Give it a try, and you are bound to fall in love.

Read InShot's Full Review
Runner Up

Shop no further

  • An easy video editor with many tools and effects for personalizing your videos.
    4.7 Ratings 1M+ Reviews 10M+ Downloads
    Free Feature Rich In App Purchases 1M+ Reviews
    Free In-App Purchases
    Free In-App Purchases


Ultimately, any app ought to be judged based on the end result it is able to offer. When it comes to pure quality, Videoshop has few rivals that can match its achievements.

Why we chose Videoshop:

  • An ability to record content on the spot and edit it immediately, without any lag
  • An extensive library of sound effects
  • Excellent solution for making music videos on a tight budget
  • The end result is beyond impressive, with top quality 4K being the norm for Videoshop

In fact, it is only the lack of some more niche features (which InShort has) that has kept this amazing app away from the top spot. In every other way, it is absolutely stunning.

Read Videoshop's Full Review
Also Groovy

Perfect for TikTok

Narrow specialization is not necessarily a bad thing, especially if it is performed to perfection. While still covering all the basics, VivaVideo presents itself as an amazing way to edit videos for one particular platform.

Why we chose VivaVideo:

  • The app to choose if TikTok is your main focus
  • Great functionality that still stretches beyond one platform and covers YouTube as well as Instagram to a pretty decent standard
  • A colorful interface that is bound to put a smile on your face
  • Free to use, with a $29.99 plan for those who love to explore the extra features

With the rising popularity of TikTok, we simply couldn't help but include this fun app. Don't miss out on it, especially if you're looking to grow your social media presence.

Read VivaVideo's Full Review

Everything We Recommend

  • Our Pick
    InShot - Powerful all-in-one Video Editor and Video Maker with professional features. Add music, transition effects, text, emoji and filters, blur background and etc!

    Professional video editing features, record your precious moments of your daily life. Top movie maker and HD pro video editor with music, helps you create video with ease, edit video for YouTube, Instagram, TikTok, Whatsapp, Facebook, Twitter, etc.

    InShot is also a photo editor. Edit pictures and selfie, make collage and add text and stickers. Make stories for Instagram.


    Basic video editing
    * Trim and cut videos. Split one video into several clips.
    * Merge videos. Merge multiple clips into one. Combine and compress video without losing quality.
    * Crop video. Cut out the unwanted parts of the screen.
    * Adjust ratio. Fit your video and photo in any aspect ratio.
    * Adjust video speed. From 0.2x to 100x.
    * Adjust video volume.
    * Reverse. Rewind the clip.
    * Make photo sildeshows.

    Advanced video editor
    * Keyframes. Add keyframe animations to text, stickers, and PIPs.
    * Picture-in-Picture (PIP). Add video and photo layers above the clip. Make video collage easily.
    * Chroma key. Removes the selected color. You can use this tool to create green screen videos.
    * Mask. Add a shape mask to the PIP.
    * Mixtures. Blend your video with blend mode.
    * Color picker. Pick any color on the screen and apply it to the background/text.

    Music, effects & voice-over
    * Vlog music video maker. Add InShot featured music or use your own music.
    * Extract audio from video.
    * Lots of sound effects.
    * Add voice-over.
    * Adjust music volume and music fade in/out option.

    Filters & Effects
    * Add movie style video filters and full effects such as Glitch effect, stop motion, Retro, RGB, etc.
    * Adjust video brightness, contrast, saturation, etc. Customized video filters and video effects.
    * Pro editing app with 60+ awesome transitions. Combine two clips with transition effects.

    Text & Stickers
    * Add text to videos and photos. Many fonts are available. Add subtitles for your vlog.
    * Add animated stickers and emoji. Various and unique stickers. Aesthetics, doodle, birthdays, pets, neon, etc.
    * Edit the text and stickers with animation effects.
    * Add custom memes and images to videos and photos.

    Canvas & Background
    * Variour background patterns. And you can also upload your own pictures as a background.
    * Adjust video ratios. 1:1for Instagram,9:16 for TikTok YouTube 16:9.

    Photo Editor & Collage
    * Add background to your photos.
    * Multiple ratios supported. Cute frame.
    * 1000+ stickers, add funny memes to your photos.
    * Create photo collages. Lots of stylish collage layouts available.

    Easy to Share
    * Custom video export resolution, HD pro video editor support 4K 60fps export.
    * Share your daily life to others on social media. Instagram, TikTok, Whatsapp, etc.

    InShot is an editing app for videos and photos. With InShot, you can easily add music, text and emoji, make videos with cool effects and transitions. Fast/Slow motion feature is super fun. You can crop video easily and export it without losing quality, and share your vlogs to social media to get more likes, or edit video with music and pic for TikTok.

    Any questions for InShot (FREE video editor with music & photo slideshow maker)? Please contact us at inshot.android@inshot.com

    InShot is not affiliated, associated, sponsored, endorsed by, or in any way officially connected with YouTube, Instagram, TikTok, Facebook, Twitter.

    FUGUE Music https://icons8.com/music/
    In-App Purchases
    $0.99 - $29.99 per item
    $1.99 - $34.99 per item
  • Runner Up
    1. Trim: Cut out any unwanted moments.
    2. Music: Add from your personal library or Videoshop's stock library.
    3. Sound effects: Choose from animals noises, farts, explosions, laughter, etc.
    4. Slow motion (or fast motion): Adjust video speed to slow or fast.
    5. Adjust Display: Change Brightness, Contrast, Saturation, etc.
    6. Merger: Combine multiple clips into one.
    7. Text: Type your own text with color and various fonts.
    8. Voice overs: Record your own voice over the video.
    9. Animated titles: Introduce your videos with animated titles.
    10. Filters: Select from several inspired filters to enhance your videos.
    11. Transitions: Choose from 4 transitions to animate between video clips.
    12. Photos: Create slideshows easily.
    13. Stop Motion: Create Vine videos with stop motion recording.
    14. Resize: Rescale your video within the video frame.
    15. Reverse: Playback videos in reverse.
    16. Copy: Create duplicate video clips.
    17. High resolution videos.
    18. Share on your favorite social media channels, or send out by E-mail.

    Note: Adding just an enormous amount of content and effects may overwork your phone's processing power so be modest!

    Publishers and Business Development can reach us at joe@videoshop.net
    Marketing and Advertising can reach us at marketing@videoshop.net

    In-App Purchases
    $0.99 - $39.99 per item
    $0.99 - $89.99 per item
  • Also Groovy
    VivaVideo is the Pro Video Editor and Free Video Maker app, with all video editing features: cut video, merge video, edit video with music, edit video with transition effect, add stickers to video, add text to video, and so on.
    Download VivaVideo to edit video with music & effects!

    Cool Video Editor App
    - All-in-one video editing app that helps everyone create incredible videos.
    - High quality video templates with magic effects and transitions.
    - Video editor app with stylish themes to create amazing vlog.
    - Easy to use photo slideshow with BGM and unique filters.
    - Advanced video adjustment to edit video professionally.

    Video Maker with Song
    - Powerful video maker with photos and most up-to-date music.
    - Free tik tok video maker with songs and lyrics. Use VivaVideo to make trendy short videos.
    - Professional music video creator with transitions and effects. Make videos from pics with high-quality music easily.

    Video Editing App
    - Provide a variety of video editing features, such as cut, merge, copy, paste and more.
    - Edit videos with transitions, edit video with music, combine videos clips, make video longer.
    - Many video editing effects: transitions for edits, glitch video effect. Cool video editing app & PRO video editor with music, photo and text.

    Video Cutter and Editor
    - Cut video / Merge video / Split video in timeline, or multi-split videos into several clips.
    - Trim video, edit video with music and photos, merge video with transition effects.
    - Crop video without losing quality. Easy-to-use free video cutter and editor for YouTube.

    Video Creator App
    - Make video with fantastic transition effects, edit video with music and pic, crop video for instagram. Get inspired by amazing materials and get creative with your masterpiece.
    - Combine videos clips to make one video, helps you create video with ease.

    Blur Video Editor
    - Create blur backgrounds for your videos and photos. Pro video background editor app for Tik Tok.
    - Blur the background of your YouTube and Instagram videos. FREE video blur editor.

    Add Music to Video
    - Add free featured music to video, add sound effects to video.
    - Add voiceover to video, record your own voice and create your own custom videos.
    - Adjust music volume to fit in video perfectly.

    Add Text to Video
    - Text on video with font and style.
    - Add subtitle on video, various fonts for the text editing.
    - Add multiple text to video & photo, mass editing effects be provided.

    Video effects editor
    - Professional video effects such as Glitch effect, Transition effects ect.
    - Add movie style video filters to video.

    Save Video & Share
    - Export video/movie in 720p, Full HD 1080p and 4K. FREE movie maker and video editor with all features.
    - Save videos to your phone or share to YouTube, Instagram, Tik Tok.

    VivaVideo is a free video editing app and photo video maker with music. It’s also a easy to use movie maker and video editor for YouTube, Instagram, Tik Tok. Make your own vlog or funny video using Viva video editor. With VivaVideo, you can easily cut video, merge video, edit video with music, edit video for youtube, add sticker to video, add text to video, make video from pics with song, and so on. Download VivaVideo to edit video with transitions & music, and share to YouTube, Instagram & TikTok!

    # About subscription

    - Subscriptions are billed monthly or annually at the rate selected depending on the subscription plan.
    - Your subscription automatically renews unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24-hours before the end of the current period.
    - Your account will be charged for renewal within 24-hours prior to the end of the current period.
    In-App Purchases
    $0.99 - $59.99 per item
    $1.99 - $59.99 per item
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