8 Great Social Video Editing Apps

July 26, 2022

This post was originally published on June 8th, 2017. Updated for July 26th, 2022.

Video on social media has gotten pretty huge, and marketers are finding all sorts of creative ways to promote their brand and products through social video. Visual content is far more likely to be shared on social media than other content. Also, 93% of brands got a new customer because of a video on social media. So if you’re not already using social video for your business, you might want to give it try.

6 Great Social Video Editing Apps

A well-edited video can really make you look like a pro, but you don’t have to hire a professional or spend a fortune to make a great video. Here are a few budget-friendly social video editing apps to make your videos stand out.


#1. Magisto

Web-based or Download for iOS / Android

Magisto is a good choice to easily put together a great-looking social video. It pretty much does the editing work for you, after you decide on a theme, style, and soundtrack.


#2. Wondershare Filmora

Web-based or Download for iOS / Android

Wondershare Filmora is a video editing app that helps you edit videos and create amazing videos for social media. It has features such as text, music, filters, and more to help you create the perfect video. It also has a library of templates with pre-done designs that are great for any occasion or event.


#3. WeVideo


Wevideo is a social video editing app that lets you create and share videos with your friends and followers. With it, you can combine clips from your camera roll, add music, filters and text to create short videos.


#4. iMovie

Desktop for Mac or Download for iOS

This is Apple’s standard video editing app, and it makes it easy to edit your video clips and add transitions, text, music, and other cool features. Good choice if you’re doing your social video editing on your Mac or iPhone.


#5. Hyperlapse

Download for iOS

This fun app was created by Instagram and lets you create high-quality time-lapse videos using stabilization technology. You get to choose from a few different speed options to determine how fast the time-lapse is.


#6. Splice

Download for iOS

Splice is an app created by GoPro, which allows you to splice together video clips as well as adding music and trimming your video clips. This is a great option for basic, precise editing, and you can also unlock more pro features with paid add-ons in the app.


#7. InShot

Download for iOS / Android

InShot is a great option if you just need basic video editing without all the bells and whistles. It’s easy to trim or speed up videos and add filters and music.


#8. PicPlayPost

Download for iOS / Android

PicPlayPost is a social video editing app that allows you to easily create short videos by selecting images, adding text and music, and uploading them to the web. You can choose from a wide variety of pre-made templates or upload your own images. It also supports GIFs so you can add your favorite animated image as well.


Bonus: Blog Only #9. Lightworks


Lightworks offers a variety of features that include filters, themes, stickers, and more. The app also has an in-app camera that makes it easy for users to record videos with their device’s camera. Apart from these features, Lightworks also allows users to edit videos using the built-in editor and add music or other sounds to the video.

Ready to get editing? We can’t wait to see the great social videos you come up with! Showcase your business with any of the social video editing apps today.

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