In today’s era, smartphones have become so powerful that most people don’t even buy a DSLR camera for photography, and nowadays people are looking for a powerful video editor app for mobile. Although you will find many free video editing apps in the Google Play Store, it will not be as powerful as Final Cut Pro or Adobe Premiere Pro. However, if you want to do some basic editing for your Instagram post, vlogging, or YouTube videos, then most of the apps will work just fine. So here’s the list of best video editor apps in 2021 for Android phones.

And if you are also an iPhone or iPad user, then you should also check Best Video Editor Apps for iPhone/iPad.

Note: All the apps are in random order so you can choose any video editor as per your need.

10 Best Free Video Editing Apps for Android (2021)

  1. KineMaster
  2. YouCut
  3. PowerDirector
  4. FilmoraGo
  5. Quik
  6. Film Maker Pro
  7. VideoShow
  8. Funimate
  9. VivaCut
  10. Vita

1. KineMaster

KineMaster (Android) - Powerful Video Editor

Size87 MB
Downloads100M+
Ratings4.4
PriceFree, In-App Purchase
OriginSouth Korea

KineMaster is one of the most popular & powerful video editor apps in the Play Store. The app is simple to use and you can edit videos easily, although it might take you some time to get used to all the features.

Speaking of features, it has features like voice changer, audio extraction, transitions, effects, trim, overlays, and many more. It also has its store known as KineMaster Asset Store, where you can download additional effects, transitions, stickers, and fonts.

Although the app is free, it still comes with ads and watermarks. So if you want to remove it, you have to subscribe to KineMaster Premium through which you will get access to all premium features, including 1000+ premium assets from the store.

Download KineMaster from Play Store

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2. YouCut

YouCut - Video Editor without Watermark

Size41 MB
Downloads50M+
Ratings4.8
PriceFree, In-App Purchase
OriginUSA

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YouCut is another popular free Android video editor app. The interface of the app is clean and easy to use. It might not be as powerful as KineMaster or PowerDirector, but you will find all the basic editing tools such as trim, split, crop, filters, effects, stickers, and more.

You can also change the video’s ratio to 1:1 for Instagram posts, 16:9 for YouTube videos, or 9:16 for TikTok videos. Furthermore, you can also edit and render videos in 4K resolution. And YouCut is one of the few free video editing apps that comes with no watermarks.

Download YouCut from Play Store

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3. PowerDirector

PowerDirector - Best video editing app

Size78 MB
Downloads50M+
Ratings4.5
PriceFree, In-App Purchase
OriginTaiwan

Just like the KineMaster app, PowerDirector is also a professional video editing app for Android and has tons of features. Starting with the user interface, the UI of the app is clean and comes with a classic timeline editor. And it features all the basic video editing tools like filters, effects, crop, transitions, PIP, and so on.

Other notable features of PowerDirector

  • Voice Changer: You can change the voice to many different voices such as man, woman, child, robot, duck, and more.
  • Skin Smoothening
  • Reverse video
  • Chroma Key: With this, you can replace the background with the green screen.
  • Animated Text: You can use this feature to add text in the intro, outro, or middle of the video or movie.
  • 4K Support: You can import, edit, and render the video in 4K resolution.

PowerDirector also has its own store where you can download additional filters, animated text, stock videos, stock photos, and many more. Even though it is a free video editing app, it still adds a watermark to the video. And if you want to remove the watermark, you have to subscribe to their premium plans, which will also unlock premium content (filters, titles, transitions, and video effects).

Download PowerDirector from Play Store

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4. FilmoraGo

FilmoraGo for Android

Size95 MB
Downloads50M+
Ratings4.4
PriceFree, In-App Purchase
OriginChina

If you are looking for a simple and easy to use a video editor, then FilmoraGo is one of the best apps to edit videos on Android. The UI of the app is clean and comes with all the essential editing tools like trim, animations, stickers, PIP, filters, effects, and so on. FilmoraGo also has a wide variety of templates to quickly create a video.

And just like the desktop version of the Filmora, you can access all the features for free, but a watermark will be added to the video. So you have to subscribe to their pro plan that will not only remove the watermark from the video but will also remove ads, time limit, and track limit. You will also get access to premium templates, stickers, and effects.

Download FilmoraGo from Play Store

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5. Quik

Quik (Android) - Video Editor without Watermark

Size99 MB
Downloads100M+
Ratings4.7
PriceFree
OriginUSA

Quik is a kind of unique video editor. It is not like any other video maker app were from start to end you have to edit videos by yourself. In this app, all you have to do is add photos or videos and it will analyze and create a short video for you.

And if you want, you can manually change the video theme or music as per your style. There are also a few basic video editing tools such as crop, split, trim, filters, etc.

The best thing about the Quik app is it doesn’t place a watermark on the video and you can also save the videos in 1080p with 60 FPS.

Download Quik from Play Store

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6. Film Maker Pro

Film Maker Pro for Android

Size35 MB
Downloads10M+
Ratings4.6
PriceFree, In-App Purchase
OriginChina

Film Maker Pro is another good video editing app for both beginners and professionals. The interface is relatively easy to work with and it comes with a typical classic style timeline editor.

It has a wide collection of filters, effects, fonts, and stickers to make your video or movie more attractive. On top of that, the app also comes with stock video footage, PIP, free music, and some basic editing tools.

Other than that, you can also create videos in different ratios that are suitable for Instagram, Snapchat, and YouTube. And like most video editors, this also comes with a premium plan which offers no watermark, no ads, and access to premium contents (animations, filters, transitions, fonts, etc)

Download Film Maker Pro from Play Store

7. VideoShow

VideoShow - Instant video maker

Size41 MB
Downloads100M+
Ratings4.6
PriceFree, In-App Purchase
Origin

VideoShow is a free video maker app that lets you create videos instantly. All you have to do is add videos or photos from the phone’s gallery and select the theme you want, and the app will automatically create the video for you with music.

You will find many useful features like subtitles, aspect ratio, effects, transitions, filters, gif, trim, and many more. It also has its own store where you can download additional themes, music, stickers, effects, text styles, and so on.

There are also many premium features in the app which you can use either by watching ads or buying a VIP plan.

Download VideoShow from Play Store

8. Funimate

Funimate for Android

Size109 MB
Downloads10M+
Ratings4.4
PriceFree, In-App Purchase
OriginTurkey

Funimate is a perfect video editor to create short videos for social media posts. You will find many cool video effects, filters, transitions, and animations that will make your video stand out from other video creators. So if you want to create cool videos with music and effects for TikTok or Instagram posts, then Funimate is the best app for video editing on Android phones.

Download Funimate from Play Store

9. VivaCut

VivaCut for Android

Size51 MB
Downloads10M+
Ratings4.6
PriceFree, In-App Purchase
OriginHong Kong

VivaCut is another powerful app to edit videos on Android. Whether you want to make simple videos or short movies, you will find all the advanced tools like chroma key, audio extraction, multi-layer timeline, transitions, filters, glitch effects, PIP, etc.

And with a multi-track timeline editor, you can easily edit your videos and audio to create professional-looking videos. The only downside of this app is that videos edited in the free version have a watermark on the video. However, you can subscribe to their pro plan, which will not only remove ads and watermark but also unlock all the pro features.

Download VivaCut from Play Store

10. Vita

Vita for Android

SizeVaries with device
Downloads10M+
Ratings4.2
PriceFree
OriginUSA

Vita is a simple yet robust video editing app. It supports multi-layer timeline editing with support for multiple layers of videos, images, music, and text. Also, you will find all the tools you might need including effects, transitions, PIP, filters, stickers, and more.

The app also comes with speed control through which you can speed up or slow down video clips without a loss in video quality. And if you are a lazy person like me, then you can use their built-in templates to instantly make videos. Overall, Vita is one of the best video editing apps for Android and you should definitely try it.

Download Vita from Play Store

Conclusion

Well, these were the list of the 10 best Android apps for video editing in 2021. All the apps are easy to use and come with both free and paid options. Whether you are looking for a quick and easy video editor or a fully featured video editing app, it all depends on you which features matters to you the most.

Personally, I use the YouCut video editor since I can quickly edit the videos on the go and it doesn’t add a watermark on the videos. Now let me know in the comment section, which is your favorite Android video editing app from this list.

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