15 Best Video Making Apps for Android Tested

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Now is the time for video content. People around the world watch more videos than they read texts contents. But content creators often find it hard to make videos. So, we thought we would discuss some of the best video making apps for android that can help you in the process.  

There are more than 6.6 billion smartphone users in the world today. And smartphones can shoot high-resolution videos like DSLRs. Even a significant number of people are using mobile phones to create videos all over the world.

For PC or laptop, there are many video editors. Most of them are very complex and you need to spend months of training to learn properly. Moreover, you will also need good hardware to run that heavy software.

On the other hand, you do not need video editors like Premiere Pro or DaVinci Resolve when it comes to videos for social media.

With a good quality smartphone and video editing app, you can easily make quality videos for social media as well as YouTube. And frankly speaking, a lot of people are making videos with smartphones and conquering the world.

So, we have tested 10 of the best video making apps for android just to help you into the content creation journey.

15 Best Video Making Apps for Android

Know that all video editors have some special characters to offer and you need to pick accordingly. Here are some of the best video editors for android mobile that we have tested. Pick the one that suits your requirement.

1. Filmora Go – All in One Video Making App for Android

Yes, according to our test, Filmora Go makes it to the top.

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It is one of the most versatile video editing tools for android mobiles. Besides, this remarkable video editor is also the easiest. With Filmora Go, content creators can create videos for all purposes. No matter you want to create a 1:1 or 16:9, you can do it in a very short time.

On the other hand, you can quickly access features like trimming, cutting, adding music, themes, or images. Moreover, it allows you to directly export video files to your gallery.

The coolest feature is, you can share the video right from the app to various social media platforms.

Though the app is free for all users, you can access more features with the premium version. Remember, the free version adds a Filmora Go watermark at the end.

Features at a Glance

Pros
Cons
  • A lot of templates are available for quick video editing
  • Import videos from social media and other websites easily
  • Preview the clips in the editing panel
  • Purchase more features in-app
  • The free version includes ads  
  • Few technical glitches
  • No enough tutorials from Filmora Go

App Details

Total downloads in Play Store: 50+ million
User Rating: 4.6

2. Adobe Premiere Rush – One of the Quickest Video Making Apps for Android  

Do we have to doubt Adobe products? No, we don’t.

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Adobe produces the most versatile content creation tools in the world. And Adobe software is the most used product in the world.

Like Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe Premiere Rush is also an outstanding tool for video editing. It comes with a lot of features that help you create all sorts of videos quickly. But Premiere Rush app is not available for all devices and regions, so you need to down load from Google play website. In addition, the latest Samsung Galaxy S22 runs this this very well.

According to Adobe, Premiere Rush is specifically designed for video creators. And it does a good job because it understands the specific requirements. In particular, this android app has all the important features that a social media content creator requires.

Besides, like FilmoraGo, Premiere Rush comes with direct and easy video-sharing features. Precisely, you can share your final video file to several social media platforms right from the app.

Adobe Rush Features at a Glance

Pros
Cons
  • Many video effects are available
  • Useful color setting opportunity
  • In-built pan and zoom effects
  • Custom animated titles
  • Built-in-camera function
  • Audio tools for sound balancing
  • Multiple video tracks like the Premiere Pro
  • Free to download
  • No ads like FilmoraGo
  • You need a premium subscription for the full version 
  • Limited transition options
  • You cannot choose file type and codec
  • No green screen features

Premiere Rush App Details

Total downloads: 1+ million
User rating: 4.1 with 27k reviews

3. KineMaster – Advanced and Easy Video Editing App for Android Devices

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KineMaster made it to the list of 15 best video-making apps for android because of its user-friendliness. It has been a very competitive app for video editing on the android platform for a long time. It has also gained popularity among iOS users for its strong features and usability.

With this advanced tool, you can easily work on your videos using drag and drop features. Moreover, you have good control over the tools which allows you to create your video very quickly.

On the other hand, the multiple layers of video footage, text, images, effects, and more give you a good experience of editing. But there is one issue, the free app comes with a watermark on the video. And if you want to remove that you have to go premium.

App Features At a Glance

Pros
Cons
  • Multiple video layers
  • Text, image, effect, overlays, and handwriting integration
  • In-app Video editing screen
  • Easy interface with drag and drop features
  • Segment wise volume controlling
  • Section-wise video transition, blocks, and subtitles  
  • Needs a little powerful device otherwise it can have glitches
  • The free version has watermarks
  • Don’t have full features on the free version

App Details

100+ million app installs
User rating 4.4 with 4 million reviews

4. PowerDirector – Complex Yet Advance Video Maker

According to our review, PowerDirector is one of the 15 best video-making apps for android available for free. Though it has a premium version, the free version is a good run for video editing on mobile devices.

It has a timeline editing interface that offers a decent video editing experience. But it requires some skills to master because the control is slightly complex, unlike many others.

Because of its interface and wide range of features, we can call it a professional video editor. With more than 30+ effects, you can edit videos at a professional level in a very short time. Moreover, unlike many other video editing apps for androids, you can edit green screen videos up to 4K resolution. But for 4K videos, you need to purchase the premium version.

All Features at a Glance

Pros
Cons
  • Up to 4K video export
  • Decent effects and transitions
  • Green screen video editing
  • Integrated with Chroma Key selector
  • Edit slow-motion videos on the go
  • Royalty-free stock footage for users
  • A wide range of video templets available
  • Little bit complex so you need to skills to control
  • Premium version costs money
  • Lot of notifications
  • Little slow in video export and loading

App Details

100+ million app installs
User rating: 4.3 with 1 million reviews

5. Action Director

Another video director on the list is namely Action Director. This mobile video editing app seemed decent during our testing. And because of its features and overall user interface, it has got to the list of the best video making apps for android devices.

Action Director is one of the most popular videos making apps available on the android platform. It has all the features you need for decent video work. From exporting clips to editing, adding music to rendering, you can do all the basics easily. Moreover, like PowerDirector, you can also edit 4K videos with the premium version. Though all the devices cannot handle this editing feature, you can check with its in-built tool, if your device supports it or not.

Features at a Glance

Pros
Cons
  • Easy to use timeline editor
  • 4K rendering
  • Smooth performance
  • Easy clip exporting, editing, adding music, and more
  • Enough features for free
  • Little heavy for mobile especially for 4K rendering
  • Cost money for full features
  • Not many advanced features like the previous editors

App Details

10+ million App installs
User rating: 4.4 with 163K reviews

6. InShot – Best Video Editor for Social Media

InShot comes Sixth on the list of best video editing apps for mobile for its intuitive interface. It has a ton of features to make your video look professional. And you can get that professional-looking video in a short time easily.

To talk about the interface, InShot has a very easy timeline. Though it does not have multiple video and audio layers, it can help complete your task.

Moreover, it comes with many features and tools like trim, cut, split, crop, etc. Besides, you can apply many video effects along with a “Freeze”. In particular, it helps you freeze a particular part of the video. Isn’t it cool?

There is more, InShot does not force a watermark if you see an ad while editing. In addition, you can export 4K videos and set your preferred frame rates. So, we can say that it is a full pack for TikTokers.

Features at a Glance  

Pros
Cons
  • Remove watermark by watching ads
  • Export 4K videos
  • Set different frame rates
  • Enough features for TikTok videos
  • Several video effects including Freeze
  • Ad-free if you don’t remove the watermark  
  • Social media-based preset aspect ration
  • Need to watch ads for watermark
  • Not enough advanced features like FilmoraGo

App Details

100+ million app installs
User rating: 4.5 with 13 million reviews

Filmr

7. Filmr

Filmr is a very easy video editing tool for android devices and it is also available for iOS devices. Though we cannot say that this is only for the beginner, advanced users can also make videos using this app. So, we can say it is for users of all levels.

There are many features like transitions, video effects, filters, and other tools that make this one of the best video editors. In addition, it provides agile, speedy, and premium performance for free.

The free version of Filmr includes a watermark but you can remove that with a premium subscription. We should also tell you one thing it does not have any limit on how many videos and images you can import. So, it seems like a nice fit for those who want to make long videos.

Features at a Glance

Pros
Cons
  • Many transitions for smooth video experience
  • Choose your preferred fonts and text styles from its gallery
  • Multiple video dimensions
  • A huge audio track on its music gallery
  • A lot of video effects
  • It has no ads
  • Drag and drop video editing
  • Record videos directly from the app
  • Not many filters available
  • You cannot undo anything once you apply an element
  • No choice of video resolution

Filmr App Details

1+ million installation
User rating: 4.3 with 8K reviews

CapCut

8. CapCut

We position CapCut on the 8th of the Best Video Making Apps for Android list because it has potential. It is an exceptional video maker for all types of video creators. With many features, it can be a reliable choice for you.

It is good for video file types because it accepts a wide range of file formats so you don’t have to worry. Besides, it has an intuitive and easy-to-use editing panel with multiple options. In particular, it has multiple filters, transitions, video modes, fonts, etc.   

Despite being a free video maker, it comes with premium tools like split function, speed control, and reverse video options. Moreover, it has its gallery of royalty-free music.

Features at a Glance

Pros
Cons
  • Easy to use interface
  • Enough features for decent video making
  • A lot of stickers and fonts
  • Royalty-free music gallery
  • Advanced speed control feature
  • Reverse video function
  • Split video functionality
  • Key editing features are missing
  • Not enough advanced features
  • May use a lot of movie hardware resources

App Details

100+ million installation
User rating: 4.4 with 3 million user reviews

GoPro Quik –The Best Video Making App for GoPro

9. GoPro Quik –The Best Video Making App for GoPro

Along the way, we have seen many great video editing apps and GoPro Quik is another one to join the list. The Quik developer team found an easy way to integrate that helps you edit videos in the shortest time possible. 

We consider this quickest because it has an automated video creation functionality. Besides, you have tools for trimming and cropping. On the other hand, its large inventory of effects, fonts, and music helps you edit your video on the go.

On this list of best video editing apps for android, some apps allow video sharing on a social media platform and Quick is another. In addition, you can export videos in 720p and 1080p.

GoPro Quik Features at a Glance

Pros
Cons
  • Automatic transition capability
  • You can integrate Quik with GoPro and Motion photos
  • Supports 60fps for smooth video experience
  • Save videos as a draft so that you can edit at your convenient time
  • Advanced editing features including transitions, and effects are available
  • Easy interface
  • It is not compatible with all devices
  • Does not have advanced editing control
  • Sometimes there are technical issues

App Details

10+ million installation
User rating: 4.6 with over 500k reviews

10. Film Maker Pro

As per our test, Film Maker Pro is one of the best video making apps for android. Despite having tons of advanced editing tools, you can use them for free. But for more features, you have to make an in-app purchase.

Moreover, this app allows you to create a video in a 16:9 aspect ratio as well as in square format. It means, be it a YouTube video or Instagram, you can fulfill your need with this app.

It is important to know that it shows in-app ads since it is free. A lot of people feel disturbed by the ads. On the other hand, it offers a community where users of upload their creations, and it can help you get editing ideas.

Features at a Glance

Pros

Cons
  • Export video in a different dimension
  • Free for all
  • Extensive control on video editing
  • Knowledge based community
  • Shows ads in free version
  • Need to make in-app purchases for more functions
  • Sometimes buggy

App Details

10+ million installation
User Rating: 4.3 with more than 500K reviews

11. Filmigo – Video Editor & Maker

Filmigo Video Editor & Maker makes it to the list of top 15 video editing apps for android. It is a wonderful app for all all-purpose video making. Moreover, it is a feature-rich app that allows you to create videos with tools at your fingertips.

 With the pre-built templates, video creation became effortless. Besides you can also create videos from the scratch with advanced editing tools. From adding multiple audio files in a single video to adding subtitles and gifs, you can do the real editing.

Users can also import audio from devices and add it right from its audio gallery. In addition, you can also share videos right from the app to different social media platforms.

Filmigo Features at a Glance  

Pros
Cons
  • Exciting features
  • Tools are easily accessible
  • Multiple audios in a single video
  • Many themes and transitions for video editing
  • High-definition video editing
  • Easily place subtitles, stickers, and GIFs
  • Free trial is limited
  • Premium subscription is expensive
  • App is crampy for long videos

App Details

100+ million installation
User rating: 4.5 with over 1 million reviews

12. VN Video Editor

VN Video Editor is another free video editing app for android users who like to edit their video to a professional level. Among the top video creation app, VN comes with a lot of features including transitions, effects, templates, and more.  

Though it shows you ads while operating, you will never have to purchase anything. It means you can have all the features for free.

This app does a decent job with an easy-to-use interface put together with a clean timeline. In addition, you can trim your video to perfection.

Unlike many most video editors, you can choose between frame rates to make your videos smoother.

Features at a Glance

Pros
Cons
  • Easy interface
  • Most tools are at your fingertips
  • Use the full version with all the features for free
  • Choose or switch between frame rates (24FPS and 60FPS)
  • Shows ads and you cannot stop it
  • Sometimes it freezes
  • Not many advanced features like FilmoraGo

App Details

Over 50 million installations
User rating: 4.4 with over 1 million user reviews

VITA Video Editor and Maker

13. VITA Video Editor and Maker

On the number 13th of the list comes VITA Video Editor and Maker. And our test shows, it is one of the 15 best video-making apps for android. VITA is a lifesaver for beginners as a user described in the Google play store review. And we have also found a few things interesting which convinced us to place this on the list.

The most important thing to highlight, it does not force any watermark even though it is free for a lifetime. Its intuitive multilayer timeline editor panel is a clean cheat for quick video creation.

Besides, there are many effects and transitions that you can use on the go. In addition, it offers a large inventory of royalty-free music and sound effects.

VITA Features at a Glance

Pros
Cons
  • Edit and export HD videos for free without a watermark
  • Large inventory of sound effects and music
  • Many effects, and transition functions
  • Options to make color grading easily
  • Add pictures in pictures with an easy tool
  • Built-in templates and styles are available
  • Lacks advanced editing tools
  • Shows ads
  • No search feature for elements

App Details

Over 50 million installations
User rating: 4.5 with over 500k reviews

YouCut video maker

14. YouCut

YouCut is a potential candidate among the best video editing apps on Google Play Store. Because of its easy and intuitive interface, millions of video creators love this app. Moreover, it is a free app from InShot Inc., and found it a little similar to InShot that comes on the 6th of this list.

Despite being a free app, it has features necessary for simple editing. The features like trimmer, merger, slicer, and splitter, make it a great tool to fulfill your editing experience. In addition, it allows you to control video speed, compress and share videos directly to social media. And you get all this, without any cost and the disturbing watermark.

YouCut Features at a Glance

Pros
Cons
  • Easy timeline editing
  • No watermarks
  • The Pro version has zero ads
  • Decent editing tools including trimer, splitter, slicer, etc.
  • Speed controlling capability
  • Video compress and converting options  
  • Shows ads in the free version
  • Limited options for adding videos and audios
  • No undo button once you have applied something

App Details

More than 100 million app installation
User Rating: 4.6 with over 4 million reviews

15. StoryArt- Best Video Making apps for Instagram

15. StoryArt- Best Video Making apps for Instagram

Last but not least, StoryArt is one of the best video making apps for android and it is best for Instagram videos. If you want to make Instagram videos quick, this is a potential bait.

The name of the app is StoryArt – Insta Story maker, so it is a clear indication of its functionalities. With this, you can easily create vertical Instagram stories and for that, you have got everything here.

While editing your video, it allows you to choose from various templates which makes your editing quicker and hassle-free. In addition, it has a lot of video effects, text, and transitions available. One thing we should highlight, it does support 1:1 or 16:9 editing for Instagram posts.

StoryArt Features at a Glance

Pros
Cons
  • Varieties of video effects and transitions
  • Stylish texts and stickers
  • Many templates to choose from
  • Quick and smooth story creation
  • Free for all
  • Does not support 16:9 or 1:1 ration
  • Shows ads
  • Auto-compresses original photos to poor quality

App Details

Over 10 million app installation
User rating: 4.6 with almost 200K reviews

There are hundreds of video editors for androids on the Google Play Store but not all are the same. After testing many apps, we have picked these 15 best video making apps for android devices according to our test score. All these apps have something unique to offer and you should choose one according to your preference and requirements. Hope this helps you to find the best fit for you.  

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