What are the best movie making apps?

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  1. 21

    #1Magisto

    Magisto

    Magisto is a smart video editor application which has the capability to make professional looking videos. This app is recommended for people who do not have any prior formal video editing skills. It is available for iOS and Android devices.

    Apps

    Web, Android, iOS

    Free- Varies by plan

    Ann Smith
    Written on November 22, 2017
    "The Magisto video editor is awesome! I had never used a video editor before but our regular editor was out for a few weeks last month unexpectedly. We had a deadline to meet for a client so I decided to try out Magisto to make the video for our meeting. It was as simple as using PowerPoint! Our client had no idea that the professional video they watched was made by an amateur video editor. I love it!"
  2. 13

    #2Quik

    Quik

    Quik is the GoPro video editor app available to download on iOS and Android devices. Users of the app can add text and music to their videos, cut long videos or add a beautiful filter, there are more than 20 filters to choose from. 

    Apps

    iOS, Android

    Free

    Christian Allen
    Written on November 13, 2017
    "Making movies and editing them on a smartphone can be quite tedious. Quik has a great interface for easy editing and adding to your videos. "
  3. 11

    #3Adobe Premiere Clip

    Adobe Premiere Clip

    Adobe Premiere Clip is a free app version of Adobe Premiere. You can edit your videos from your phone and export to Premiere Pro CC. The app allows you to add music, apply color looks from Adobe Capture, share your videos quickly.

    Apps

    Android, iOS

    Free

    Craig Jackson
    Written on November 11, 2017
    "I tried to download this on my flip phone and it says I can't even get on the internet. Adobe needs to find a way that I can use this and not always have to be linked to the internet! "
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    #4iMovie

    iMovie

    iMovie is a video editing software application. Browse your clips and create Hollywood-style trailers and stunning 4K-resolution movies. You can even start editing on iPhone or iPad, then finish on your Mac.

    Software

    Mac, iOS

    Free

    Billy Coleman
    Written on November 10, 2017
    "Once again I'm seeing a longtime leader in the field really disappointing its customers with its latest update. I was really surprised to ready comments about it being made much less intuitive for an Apple product. Sad!"
  2. 7

    #5Cameo

    Cameo
    Cameo is a video editor that lets you combine clips from your Camera Roll to edit, trim and splice. It's easy to use and it allows you to create professional looking videos with high quality filters, themes and the soundtrack you choose.
    Apps

    iOS

    Free

    Angélica Castillo
    Written on November 13, 2017
    "I absolutely love all the filters that they have available. I can edit and change my videos very easily. I have received quite a few compliments. I only wish it was available on Android."
  3. 5

    #6Sun Seeker

    Sun Seeker

    Sun Seeker is an app that will show you the Sun's path, as well as it's setting and rising hours. It is ideal for photographers and cinematographers as it is helpful in finding light conditions, golden hour, and blue hour times.

    Apps

    iOS, Android

    $9.99

    Samuel Flores
    Written on June 27, 2018
    "This is a fun little app, but at the same time it's not what you're seeking. It won't make videos, it won't do anything other than record sun based ordeals and thus you're better off looking at another solution."
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    #7Reverse Movie FX

    Reverse Movie FX
    Reverse Movie FX is a free app for iOS and Android devices. With this app, users can create reverse videos in seconds, they only have to record the scene, select the fragment you want and press start. Additional sound effects included.
    Apps

    Android, iOS

    Free- With in-app purchases

    Kimberly Stevens
    Written on November 23, 2017
    "I've had no prior experience to this solution. I see that Reverse Movie FX is a great app, but it doesn't solve the problem. If wanting to make a movie, an app that makes reverse videos wouldn't be a good solution. An app that makes movies similar to something you would see on t.v. would be a better solution to the problem."
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    #8Slow Motion Video FX

    Slow Motion Video FX
    Slow Motion Video FX lets you make a slow motion video and upload it to YouTube or Instagram. You only have to choose the speed, record your video and make it slow.



    Apps

    Android

    Free

    Bryan Butler
    Written on July 3, 2018
    "I tried using this app and was not really that impressed. I tried using the slow motion effect and it was not good at all. The videos were very choppy, I did not like the finished product."
  6. 0

    #9VivaVideo

    VivaVideo

    VivaVideo is a free video editing app where you can easily create professional-looking video stories within a few taps, such as montage, memes, collage, loop clips and duet videos. The app is available on Android and iOS devices.

    Apps

    Android, iOS

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Marilyn Schultz
    Written on November 20, 2017
    "Good app for editing video. It is fun to use. A lot of downloads and a lot of faovrable reviews given."
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    #10Pinnacle Studio Pro

    Pinnacle Studio Pro
    Pinnacle Studio Pro is a must have for video editors. This app is easy to use and enables you to edit video, audio and photos very quickly. Has HD support and let you share your creations on your social networks.
    Apps

    iOS, Windows

    $12.99

    Jorge Rivera
    Written on November 12, 2017
    "If you have a need for video editing, I have to say give Pinnacle Studio Pro a shot. With a very easy to use interface, it's fun and rewarding to make your own customized videos to share with everybody on your social networks. Editing video, audio and photos is a breeze and you'll be done quickly. It also features HD support because quality is obviously pretty important! "
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    #11Artemis Director's Viewfinder

    Artemis Director's Viewfinder

    This app will display any camera, aspect ratio and lens combination so directors can see how any image will look like when it is recorded. There is a list of the most common cameras, as well as a custom camera mode where you can add new cameras. 

    Apps

    iOS, Android

    $29.99

    James Walters
    Written on June 27, 2018
    "This app seems to have some serious stability issues - it works well when it DOES work, but it crashes quite a bit. I could see this being a real issue if you are a professional or semi-professional who is trying to work on something time-dependent - it might really waste your time and others' time. Not sure if I'd recommend this app in its current state - maybe wait for some patches."
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    #12Stop Motion Studio

    Stop Motion Studio

    Stop Motion Studio is a stop motion software/app available for iOS, Android, Mac, and Windows. It lets you create Ultra High Definition videos, allows photo importing from the device library and the Green Screen feature lets you change backgrounds. 

    Apps

    iOS, Android, Windows

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Aaradhya Rangan
    Written on November 22, 2017
    "The Stop Motion Studio app lets me add all kinds of effects to videos when making animations with my son and my nieces. I can do stop motion, make gifs, do titles, etc, and it is super easy to use! I am not at all a tech person, but I could get right into it. I do really wish for an android version though."
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    #13Hyperlapse

    Hyperlapse
    This free video app that's available only for iOS devices. Using Hyperlapse from Instagram, users can capture time-lapse videos even in motion. It has an automatic stabilization tool feature and allows users to speed up their videos 12x faster.
    Apps

    iOS

    Free

    Roger Johnston
    Written on November 20, 2017
    "aking slow motion movies and editing them on a smartphone can be quite challenging. Hyperlapse from Instagram has many features to make awesome videos in a snap."

Summary

Best What are the best movie making apps
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1MagistoApps 21 Free
2QuikApps 13 Free
3Adobe Premiere ClipApps 11 Free
4iMovieSoftware 10 Free
5CameoApps 7 Free
6Sun SeekerApps 5 Paid
7Reverse Movie FXApps 3 Free
8Slow Motion Video FXApps 1 Free
9VivaVideoApps 0 Free
10Pinnacle Studio ProApps 0 Paid
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