iMovie is a great compliment to the iPhone and iPad. It features an easy user interface with smooth gesture controls for easy navigation. You can choose media from your library or shoot live footage, add themes and soundtracks, as well as voice overs or narration. Some of the latest features include filters, a wider range of text options that go beyond the standard menu of themes, and the ability to include 4K video. The best hidden gem in iMovie is "Trailers." You can create professional looking movie trailers from your personal photos and videos, guided by a storyboard and outline to set up your content.
Pinnacle Studio was arguably one of the best video editors designed for iOS. The app came with advanced features, such as, titles, transitions, audio effects, montages, and animations. To learn more about Pinnacle studio, check out our extended review. LumaFusion is the latest iteration of Pinnacle Studio. Check our review on YouTube.
Vidlab by MuseWorks Inc is one of the most exciting apps developed for iOS. Vidlab is a multi-track, multi-clip editor that comes with the ability to add text, animated artwork, overlays, adjustments, and stunning filters and effects. You can start with a video project, choose to create a Photo Story, or browse the Inspiration Feed. Check out our extended review.
Splice by Path 36 LLC is a simple video editor with just enough controls to make editing a breeze. The applications enables you to import media from your camera library and edit that content in a timeline view. Splice provides separate options for editing video and audio tracks. With the former, you have options to trim clips, add filters, adjust the length of time, add a variety of font types, add a Ken Burns effect (panning and zooming), and adjust audio levels. Under the audio tab, you can layer multiple tracks, including two music tracks and one for narration. With each track selected, you can trim, control sound levels, and fade audio in and out. You can export your project in SD or HD formats. Splice is FREE and comes with in-app purchases for added filters and effects. Version 3.0.1 introduced a new design and additional sharing features! Splice was last updated in March 2017. It remains to be seen if the developers plan future upgrades.
Video Shop by Appsolute, Inc is one of the most versatile video apps for iOS, and is one of the most popular apps in the App Store. The design of the app is economical in terms of its accessibility, yet offering tons of editing options. Videoshop comes with the option to add text, voice, sound, and transitions. You can also trim individual clips, slow down or increase the speed, copy clips, add adjustments, reverse the directions, and resize. The settings icon also enables you to customize your project, changing the video orientation, adding hashtags, enabling white screen backgrounds, or controlling how many features are displayed on the tool bar. Once you have compiled your video, you are also provided with the option to ad filters and/or themes to your video. Some of the latest features include picture-in-picture and additional transitions. Like many other developers, Appsolute has also ventured into the subscription game, so your investment in the app may take on a different form going forward.