Top 10 Best Free Android Video Editors in 2017

By Jul 14,2017 10:04 am

After shooting a video with your Android smartphone, you may need to edit it for better quality and make it more fantastic. In this article, we will introduce two kinds of ways to edit videos shot by your Android phones. One recommended way is to directly import video from Android phone to desktop-based video editing software for advanced editing. The other one is to edit by using free video editor apps running on Android systems for easy editing.

There are so many free video editors for the Android smartphone. In this article, we picked up top 10 best free video editors for Android system, including FilmoraGo, VivaVideo, Quik Video Editor, KineMaster, Funimate, Magisto, WeVideo, AndroVid, Adobe Premiere Clip, and VidTrim Pro. Keep reading to get more detailed information about the top 10 best video editing apps for Android. If you need to editor your iPhone video and do not know which video editing app is best for your iPhone, you can check free iPhone video editor apps.

Part 1: Recommended Desktop Video Editing Software for Android Videos

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On an Android phone, editing videos can be a bit difficult. Editing your video with the applications running on your Android devices are certainly rather convenient, but cons are that they are usually quite limited when it comes to functions and features. It is highly recommended you to try Wondershare Filmora, a desktop-based software which supports directly importing videos from your Android phone. All you need is to plug in an USB and let the program detects video files located in your Android phone, and then import it to the program for editing.

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Filmora’s reign as the king of Android video editors for beginners could be the abundant editing features it offers. With all basic video editing functions such as trimming, splitting, adding music, texts and voice overs etc. Filmora also comes with many advanced editing functions such as video overlay, transition, mosaic, tilt-shift, jump cut and dozens more. What's more, you can stabilize your shaky video footage with the built-in Video Stabilization function. With 300+ fancy visual effects, and an array of other funny tools, it offers you an intuitive interface to help create and share your created home movie in a much easier way. After finishing editing, you can save the video to your Android smartphone, iPhone or iPad, or directly upload the video to your Facebook, YouTube or Vimeo to share with your family and friends, or burn to DVD collection.

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Part 2: Top 10 Best Free Video Editing Apps for Android

#1. FilmoraGo

Price: Free

System Requirement: Android 4.2 or higher

If you want a pro tool to edit your videos and media files shot with your Android phone, then the FilmoraGo Video Editor is the best. It has almost all the editing functionalities you’d need from a PC editing program. It allows you not only to create a slideshow of your media files such as images, pictures and soundtracks, but also to do some basic editing such as trimming/merging/cropping/rotating videos and add background music or voiceovers to videos. And there are cool special effects available in the APP, such as overlay and filter effects, animated text and title effects, motion elements etc. With the easy-to-use intuitive interface, you would have no problem while editing your videos and share them with the world.

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FilmoraGo is also available on iOS. If you are using an iPhone or iPad, get it from the App store instead:

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#2. VivaVideo

Price: Free with ads

System Requirement: Android 4.2 or higher

VivaVideo is one of the best video editing software, image slideshow maker and movie editing app. With the storyboard, you can import, edit and trim your video clips easily, and then add effects, filters, various effects, text and titles, fast/slow motion to your video, making your video with a professional-looking and sharing with your friends easily. The free VivaVideo will come with a watermark and a limited time for your video.
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#3. Quik Video Editor

Price: Free

System Requirement: Android 4.4 or higher

Quik Video Editor by GoPro is one of the easiest ways to create beautiful videos with just a few taps. Just select your favorite images and video clips on your Android phone, Facebook or Instagram account, and then the APP will analyze and create a short video for you. You can also add transition effects, titles, filters, music and more to make your video more creative and unique, and then share it with your friends easily.
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#4. KineMaster

Price: Free with ads

System Requirement: Android 4.3 or higher

KineMaster is a full-featured video editing tool. It has multitracked timeline with full drag-n-drop support which enables you to easily import different types of media files and move them around with your finger. It's also equipped with robust video editing options and wide range of tools for improving video quality. Adding transitions, texts, and voice-over are also available.
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#5. Funimate

Price: Free with ads

System Requirement: Android 4.4 or higher

Funimate is one of the most fun video editor, but not overly powerful app. It allows you to create professional image slideshow and add soundtracks. It boasts itself has more than 30 video effects that you can play with and the editing process is very easy, so you can make your video more enjoyable, creative and unique. You can also share your videos with friends and family member on the social media platform such as Instagaram, Facebook, and YouTube.
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#6. Magisto

Price: Free with ads

System Requirement: Android 4.0.3 or higher

Magisto is an easy-to-use video editor app, which can turn your video clips into a music videos automatically with three easy steps. Pick up your images and videos, select the desired soundtrack, and then add a title. This app is wonderful for people who do not want to spending too much time on video editing but still want a cool look.
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#7. WeVideo

Price: Free with ads

System Requirement: Android 4.3 or higher

WeVideo is an all-in-one cloud-based collaborative video editing app, which allows you to create, edit, and publish videos on your Android phone. It provides nicely designed themes that attach specific songs and visual styles to your project. You can also choose to use your own musics if you prefer. Once the editing is finished, you can share your video with the app's own network or publish it on different social media platforms.

What you should note is that you have to upload your clips to the company’s server before you can start editing, and then you have to redownload the edited video after you finished.
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#8. AndroVid

Price: Free with ads

System Requirement: Android 3.0 or higher

AndroVid is a very handy video editor with many features, which allows you to cut, trim, edit and add music at any instant. You can easily cut and trim your videos, and remove the part of video which you don't like. It also gives the advantage of adding text, frames, and effects to your videos. And you can add effects, such as fade in and fade out, swapping, and slow/fast motion to your video. You can choose frames to your videos which will be shown on the screen of the viewer first. It can also use to create beautiful sideshows with music and special effects. And the best feature of the tool is to convert any video into mp3 by this tool for free.
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#9. Adobe Premiere Clip

Price: Free

System Requirement: Android 4.4 or higher

Adobe Premiere Clip is a free video editor, which allows you to create quality videos fast with fun. You can edit your video with various tools, effects and music. What’s more, the app can create a video automatically using your images, if you do not want to do it by yourself. And after you finishing editing, you can share it to the social media or easily open it in Adobe Premiere Pro on PC or Mac for extra polish.
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#10. VidTrim Pro

Price: Free with ads

System Requirement: Android 2.3.3 or higher

VidTrim Pro is a video editing software and organizer for Android. It offers multiple features such as trimming, frame grabbing, video effects, extract audio and transcoding. It is often considered as one of the best Android video editing app with many great features and an easy-to-use interface. It is not free, but you can have a free trial to test whether it can satisfy your needs before purchasing it. You can also share the videos with your friends on social media platform through the app.
Learn more about VidTrim Pro video editor >>


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balderacton
You can add one more in the list called Movie Maker Filmmaker. It is perfectly designed and fully secure Android app for video editing. It gives you a platform where you can easily edit the video including crop, trim and record the video through focal point adjustment. It has the best collections of effects which you can use to customize your video.
MellisaMilles
Well this is pretty awesome, I tried these apps and they work pretty awesome! I have this tool: http://www.videostudiopro.com/en/pages/video-filters/ with which I add great filters on my PC, but I couldn't find similar tools for my phone, and Instagram, Snapchat and does don't do any good for me :)
masumbillahsanjid
if You need buy filmora here is low price https://www.fiverr.com/s2/2eb10800e0
mrithikms
thank u :)
matrushko
Thank you very much Liza. Downloading and testing in a while.
disqus_mIjVEVsgjN
Maybe you should download Filmora and FilmoraGo and have a try, then you may change your mind. LOL
Liza_Brown
/(ㄒoㄒ)/~~ Sorry to disappoint you. I will try my best in the future.
Liza_Brown
Thank you for your feedback, I will pay attention to it.
Liza_Brown
Well, if you need to cut and reduce the size of video in desktop, you must try Filmora. Below is a video about how to split video with Filmora. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vYw4AFSwf8c And to reduce the size of video, you can adjust the bit rate and frame rate at exporting in Filmora. For the detailed steps, you can check https://filmora.wondershare.com/faq/exporting/#Compress videos. Hope it helps.
Liza_Brown
Hope you have found the best video editor for you. But in my view, if you want to edit on your smartphone, you should try FilmoGo. If you want to editor it on your PC or Mac, you should download and try Filmora, which just released a new version with many new features and Effects. Just check it at https://filmora.wondershare.com/effects-store/.
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