The best video editor on iPhone and iPad

Posted by Jennifer Allen on November 11th, 2015
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

So, you’ve been enjoying recording all those videos on your iPhone. Maybe they’re of your child’s first step or a beautiful view.

You probably want to do something with them now but you're not exactly sure where to begin, right? Well, we've scoured the App Store to take a look for the best video editing app for the job.

Check out our findings below, where we bring you the definitive best video editing app along with some honourable mentions.

The best


+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Released: 2010-06-24 :: Category: Game


It makes a lot of sense that the best video editing tool on iOS is an Apple product andiMovie is that app - it’s just so easy to use.

Utilizing Multi-Touch gestures, you can easily splice together videos by dragging them around with your fingers and it offers 14 different trailer templates to get you started.

You can also add various titles, transitions, and music to ensure that things turn out just how you want them to and extensive sharing options make it easy to distribute to others - especially if they have Apple devices.

Honorable Mentions

Pinnacle Studio Pro

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Released: 2012-08-30 :: Category: Game


Pinnacle Studio Pro is a lotmore robust than iMovie and that's reflected in the price.

You can still use it to easily arrange clips on a storyboard but you can also make precise edits and add high-quality transitions and effects like slow motion moments.

Most importantly, you can export your project to Pinnacle Studio for the PC and pick up where you left off.

Magisto Video Editor & Maker

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Released: 2012-01-08 :: Category: Game


As a budget option, Magisto is ideal as you can pay as and when you need to.

The app will automatically create videos from your photos, but it’ll also offer plenty of ways to add filters and effects to your existing content. Various options are available for different styles too.

Cute CUT

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Released: 2013-01-09 :: Category: Game


Want to draw on your videos? Cute CUT let's you do that, putting a different spin on video editing and ensuring your content looks original.

Everything is drag and drop based, so you can easily dive in and start creating cool things. Over 30 drawing tools and 3 advanced brushes mean you can embrace your artistic side easily through this app, while still editing your videos.

IsiMovieyour favourite video editing app on-the-go? It's not? Well recommend us a good one in the comments below!

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