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Top 5 Alternatives to TikTok

Sep 30,2018• Proven solutions

In a little more than four years, Musical.ly has become one of the largest video sharing platforms in the world. Recently, it merged with the TikTok app and at the moment this app is one of the most popular destinations for music video creators who love making short lip-syncing videos.

Besides providing access to an impressive music library, the app also offers a rich selection of video editing tools. However, there are quite a few alternatives to TikTok - Including Musical.ly and in this article, we are going to you through some of the best options that are currently available to both iPhone and Android users.

Top 5 Alternatives to the TikTok App

Members of the TikTok - Including Musically community can't create videos longer than one minute, which can potentially limit their options while recording music videos. What's more, the app's video editing capabilities are somewhat limited, since producing the cloning effect and numerous other effects require you to use more powerful video editing apps. To help you overcome these obstacles we've selected some of the best music video apps on the market, so here are the five best alternatives to TikTok - Including Musical.ly.

Dubsmash

Compatibility: iOS, Android

Price: Free

This is probably one of the oldest music video apps for Android and iOS-based devices that lost a bit of its former glory with the rise of Musical.ly. The fact that Dubmash has over one hundred million installs, speaks volumes about its popularity today. By downloading this app you're becoming a part of a large community that revolves around entertaining lip-sync videos.

You can use thousands of different sounds in your videos, including movie and TV quotes, which means that you'll always have fresh material for your videos. The app also lets you add stickers and text overlays to videos so you can make even more captivating music videos. The app displays videos in the style of Snapchat stories that are divided into two news feed sections so you can follow the channels you like and keep track of the latest videos posted by your friends. Besides enabling you to post music videos on your Dumbmash profile, the app lets you share your videos to other social media networks and you can save each video you produce with this app to your camera roll.

Funimate

Compatibility: Android, iOS

Price: Free, offers in-app purchases

The greatest advantage of using Funimate over TikTok- Including Musical.ly is the fact that you can create any style of music video you want. You can create slow-motion videos, compile several video clips into a compilation, make video loops and much more. The app's huge music library grants you access to countless popular songs as well as sound effects which makes it a perfect choice for lip-syncing videos.

Funimate features more than twenty advanced video effects that turn ordinary everyday moments into magical viral music videos. In addition, you can add as much text or stickers to a video as you want, so you can easily add funny comments to each video you record with this app. Making collab videos with your friends is easy with Funimate as you just have to pick a song you both like and merge the footage into a single clip. In order to gain access to some of the app's more advanced options, you'll have to make in-app purchases.

Cheez

Compatibility: iOS, Android

Price: Free

If you choose to become the member of the Cheez community, you'll be able to do much more than just produce lip-syncing videos, as some of the most popular video categories on this social network include vlogging, comedy videos or fashion. If your videos get enough likes, shares, and comments you'll receive rewards, while you can also get prizes for watching videos or commenting on the posts you like.

The video editing features include cutting and trimming tools, so you can easily remove all mistakes you made while recording your music video. There are hundreds of stickers, visual effects, and live filters available that can help you make content your followers are going to adore. The best part is that you can post topics and start battles, join different challenges and display your creativity or try DanceOff the first mobile dancing game. If you're looking for an app that lets you discover amazing videos and create your own content at the same time, the Cheez app is one of your best options.

Triller

Compatibility: Android, iOS

Price: Free, offers in-app purchases

Celebrities like Kevin Hart or Selena Gomez use Triller to record and edit their social media videos because the app makes this process simple. You just have to record the footage, and the auto-editing algorithm will do the rest for you. Triller's video editing tools enable you to trim or cut videos, apply more than 50 filters or even draw over the videos so you can express your creativity fully.

If you would like to collaborate with your friends, this app is a great choice, since it offers powerful collab video features. However, Triller is not a networking platform, as it is only a video editing app that doesn't have a community aspect. The app's file sharing options, on the other hand, enable you to post videos you created to your social media accounts on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter or save them to the camera roll.

LIKE - Magic Video Maker & Community

Compatibility: Android

Price: Free

You can gain superpowers or become the start of your favorite movie if you choose to install LIKE on your Android phone. The app features a vast amount of dialogue materials as well as a Music Magic filter the applies effects to videos based on the change of music volume or intonation. These are just a few reasons why millions of people are using LIKE to produce their music videos. Besides offering an incredibly rich filter collection, the app also allows you to, speed up or slow down your footage, merge several videos into a single clip, as well as crop and trim videos.

The LIKE community is a great place to discover new music videos or meet creators that share your taste in music. The app lets you share your videos to all of the most popular social networks, so you can share your videos with your followers on all of your social media accounts.

Conclusion

Making short music videos using TikTok- Including Musical.ly alternatives is a fun process because each of the apps we presented in this article offers powerful video editing tools that enable you to unleash your creativity. Which app are you using to create your music videos? Leave a comment below and let us know.

Liza Brown
Liza Brown is a writer and a lover of all things video.