Best Video Editing Apps For Android In 2020

Nov. 11, 2020, 1:31 p.m. ndmediadesigns YouTube
 Best Video Editing Apps for Android in 2020

Finding the best video editing app can be challenging, especially if you're just starting as a video editor. There are a lot of apps on the Playstore to make choices from, which can be a bit overwhelming.

If you are looking for the best video editing app for Android, then we got you covered. We will be highlighting the top 5 apps for video editing in 2020, relax and take a cup of coffee because we have you covered.

In this article;

  • Introduction to Video Editing
  • Why you need to Learn Video Editing
  • Best Video Editing Apps for Android

Introduction to Video Editing

Video editing is the art of putting together clips, footages, audio, images, etc from different sources and combining to form a single clip. The process is achieved using a tool/software for video editing. The clips can be recorded using a digital camera, a smartphone camera, or a screen recording application.

Why you need to Learn Video Editing

According to Google trends, video editing skills is one of the most sought after skills in 2020. Due to the wave of the covid-19 virus and the great impact it had on the world economy, most businesses are moving to online operations and working remotely. Hence they result in advertising on social media platforms. As a video editor, you can work as a freelance video editor for companies and get paid to edit their promotional videos.

Also, YouTube is by far the largest video sharing platform in the video. According to YouTube statistics, billions of videos are searched every minute. With video editing skills, you can create a YouTube Channel and share stuff you are passionate about and still make some cool cash on the side. 

Alternatively, you can manage YouTube channels for small businesses and also get paid. To learn more about YouTube and monetization, we have a guide covering the topic.

The opportunities are endless when it comes to video editing, and the market is not going away anytime soon. Because people generally prefer consuming video content, the demand for video editors will still be on the rise.

Best Video Editing Apps for Android

Before sharing the apps, I will like to point out that there's no such thing as the best App. Each app has its unique features, and we chose them based on UI friendliness, ease of learning, and features packed.

The purpose of this post is to show you a highlight of features you would be getting should you use any of the apps listed below. That being said, let's jump right into the main aim of this post.

1. Kinemaster

Kinemaster is by far one of the best video editing apps for smartphone users. It offers features that can be seen on desktop applications such as Adobe Premiere Pro. Thanks to their recent update, they now support different video aspect ratio as opposed to 3 in older versions of the app

Pros

  • Free and easy to use.
  • Support 7 different aspect ratio
  • Can switch between aspect ratios
  • Chroma Key effect
  • Embed video layers together
  • Color adjustment
  • Voice filtering
  • Export videos in 4k, 1080p, 720p, 480p, 360p

Cons

  • Premium package to unlock full features
  • Free version export videos with kinemaster watermark.
  • Video speed cannot be adjusted

2. VLLO

VLLO is a video editing app available for both Android and iPhone devices. It offers a lot of features and the best part is that there is no watermark on the app.

Pros

  • Free and easy to use.
  • Support  different video aspect ratio
  • Can switch between aspect ratios
  • Color adjustments
  • Voice filtering / enhance the audio volume
  • Video speed can be increased/ reduced
  • No watermark

Cons

  • Premium package to unlock full features
  • Does not support Chroma key effect
  • No support for embedding video layers together

3. inShot

inShot is used by a lot of people, including celebrities when editing their Instagram videos. It offers a lot of features on the free version and also allows users to remove watermarks by watching a video advert.

Pros

  • Free and easy to use.
  • Support  different aspect ratios
  • Can switch between aspect ratios while editing.
  • Color adjustments
  • Voice filtering
  • Export videos in 1080p, 720p, 480p, 360p

Cons

  • Premium package to unlock full features
  • Requires large storage space to export in a high aspect ratio
  • No Chroma key effect
  • Does not support embedding video layers together

4. VivaCut

VivaCut is a video editing app available for Android users. It is relatively easy to use.

Pros

  • Free and easy to use.
  • Support 7 different aspect ratio
  • Color adjustments
  • Voice filtering
  • Export videos in 1080p, 720p, 480p, 360p

Cons

  • Premium package to unlock full features
  • Free version export videos with VivaCut watermark.
  • No Chroma key effect
  • Cannot add video layers together.
  • Cannot switch between aspect ratio while editing.

5. Vivavideo

To be honest, the only reason I decided to feature this app is that I started as a video editor using this app a few years back. To fully enjoy the features on this app, you have to subscribe to their premium package. Otherwise, a lot of features are locked. But the app is perfect for slideshows.

Pros

  • Easy to use.
  • Support different aspect ratio
  • Color adjustment
  • Voice filtering
  • Export videos in 1080p, 720p, 480p, 360p

Cons

  • Premium package to unlock full features
  • Free version exports videos with vivavideo watermark.
  • The free version allows export of only 5 minutes clips
  • Does not support Chroma key
  • Cannot embed video layers together

There are a lot of new applications not mentioned in this post that are worth mentioning. The likes of VN Editor, Alight Motion, Final Cut. In the next version of this post, we will update the list to feature some of the apps mentioned.

Conclusion - Best Video Editing Apps for Android

In this post, I shared the 5 best video editing apps for smartphone users. If you'd like to learn more about how to edit videos using any of the apps listed above, we have a complete playlist on YouTube to help you get started. 

However, if you would like to go in-depth and understand mobile video editing, we have a premium course covering the whole concept.  

 

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