There are many video editor apps in the Apple App Store, but choosing the right app might be difficult. So in this article, I’ve handpicked the list of 10 best video editing apps in 2021 for iPad and iPhone. Even though these apps might not be as powerful as Final Cut Pro or Adobe Premiere Pro. However, it still comes with some cool features like the timeline style editor, green screen, slow motion, transitions, and more.

And if you are also an Android user, then you might also want to check out the Best Video Editor Apps for Android.

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

10 Best Free Video Editing Apps for iPhone & iPad (2021)

  1. KineMaster
  2. iMovie
  3. InShot
  4. Adobe Premiere Rush
  5. PowerDirector
  6. Vita
  7. Quik
  8. FilmoraGo
  9. VivaCut
  10. Funimate

1. KineMaster

KineMaster - Powerful video editor for iPhone

Size128 MB
PriceFree, In-App Purchase
OriginSouth Korea

KineMaster is one of the most powerful & top video editing apps for iPhone & iPad. Its UI is clean and comes with a classic style timeline editor. So managing videos, music, transition, and other things would be easy.

The app comes with many cool editing tools like voice changer, extract audio, clip graphics, slow motion, filters, and so on. On top of that, it also has its own store where you can download effects, stickers, fonts, and transitions.

The only downside of this app is it adds a watermark on the video and to remove that you have to subscribe to their premium plans. Other additional benefits you get by joining KineMaster Premium are access to 250+ stickers, 200+ free music tracks, 50+ effects, 150+ transitions, 4K export, and more.

Download KineMaster from App Store

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2. iMovie

iMovie - Free movie maker for iPhone/iPad

Size633.6 MB
PriceFree
OriginUSA

iMovie is a part of Apple’s ecosystem, and it works amazingly on iPhone and iPad. Also, it is free to use and doesn’t come with ads or watermarks. The app is very easy to use and it will not take much time to get used to all the features.

There are many handy features like slow motion, green screen, split, animated text, transitions, filters, themes, and more. With this app, you can also create awesome short videos within 5 minutes with the built-in templates.

So if you are a beginner who just wants to edit videos and use tools that are easy to pick up and use, then iMovie is the best video editing app for iPad & iPhone.

Download iMovie from App Store

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3. InShot

InShot for iPad & iPhone

Size133.5 MB
PriceFree, In-App Purchase
OriginSingapore

InShot is another free video editing app for iOS that comes with tons of features. You will find all the essential editing tools such as filters, transitions, effects, trim, crop, music, stickers, and more. The app also provides you free music tracks and effects.

You can also change the ratio of the videos to fit on Instagram, YouTube, or even TikTok. The app is not only limited to video editing, you can also edit photos or create a photo collage with it.

So by installing InShot, you will get a good video editor, photo editor, and collage maker which will obviously save a lot of space on your iPhone.

Download InShot from App Store

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4. Adobe Premiere Rush

Adobe Premiere Rush for iPhone

Size436 MB
PriceFree, In-App Purchase
OriginUSA

If you are thinking of creating a YouTube channel but can’t afford an Adobe Premiere Pro subscription, then Adobe Premiere Rush is one of the best video editor apps for iOS & iPadOS. You can download and edit titles, transitions, and overlay to make your videos look more professional and eye-catching.

You also get a multi-layer timeline editor along with essential editing tools like transitions, slow motion, color adjustment, audio control, PIP, and so on. And the best part is you can export unlimited videos without a watermark and have no annoying ads inside the app.

Download Premiere Rush from App Store

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5. PowerDirector

PowerDirector for iPad & iPhone

Size123 MB
PriceFree, In-App Purchase
OriginTaiwan

PowerDirector is another powerful video editing app for the iPad and iOS. In this app, you will find all the editing tools you expect from a full-fledged video editor. It has tons of filters, effects, and transitions, and many pro-level tools like audio mixing, voice changer, slow motion, Pan & Zoom, video stabilizer, skin Smoothening, and more.

Furthermore, you can also use stock photos & videos from the app for free. On top of that, you can also save the videos in 4k resolution. In the app, you can also replace the background with a green screen editor by using the chroma key.

The only thing you might not like about this app would be it adds a watermark to the videos, which obviously you can remove by subscribing to a premium plan.

Download PowerDirector from App Store

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6. Vita

Vita - Best Instant video maker

Size112 MB
PriceFree
OriginUSA

Vita is another best iPhone & iPad video editing app that comes with a multi-track timeline editor along with basic editing tools like transitions, effects, PIP, stickers, filters, and so on.

The app also has tons of ready-made templates to create videos instantly. So you don’t have to spend endless hours choosing fonts, filters, effects, music, or any other things, the app will do that for you.

Download Vita from App Store

7. Quik

Quik - Free iPhone video editor

Size245.1 MB
PriceFree
OriginUSA

Just like Vita, Quik is also an instant video maker app for iPad and iPhone. All you have to do is import videos or photos from your phone and it will analyze and create a video for you.

And if you don’t like the music or theme, then you can easily change it manually. The app also features some basic editing tools like filters, split, crop, trim, and more. Also, you can export videos in 1080p with 60 FPS and Quik is one of the few video editing apps that comes with no watermarks and ads.

Download Quik from App Store

8. FilmoraGo

FilmoraGo (iPad/iPhone)

Size192 MB
PriceFree, In-App Purchase
OriginChina

If you are looking for a simple and easy-to-use video editor, then FilmoraGo is one of the best iPhone video editor apps. 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.

And just like Vita, it also has ready-made templates to instantly create videos. Also, just like the desktop version of the Filmora, you can access all the features for free, but a watermark will be added to the videos. So you have to subscribe to their pro plan to remove watermarks, ads, time limits, and track limits, and also access to premium templates, stickers, and effects.

Download FilmoraGo from App Store

9. VivaCut

VivaCut for iPad & iPhone

Size102 MB
PriceFree, In-App Purchase
OriginHong Kong

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 editor, transitions, filters, glitch effects, PIP, and many more.

And with a multi-layer timeline editor, it becomes easy to edit videos, transitions, text, music, and few other things. And if you want to instantly make videos, then VivaCut will take care of that. Just use the ready-made templates and select photos or videos, and it will create a video within a few seconds.

And like many other free video editor apps, this one also adds a watermark on the video. So you have to subscribe to its pro plan to remove the watermark and unlock all the pro features.

Download VivaCut from App Store

10. Funimate

Funimate for iPhone & iPad

Size190 MB
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 free app to edit videos.

Download Funimate from App Store

Conclusion

Well, that’s the end of the list of 10 best apps for video editing on iPhone and iPad in 2021. All the listed apps are free, easy to use, and have a clean UI. Whether you are looking for a quick and easy video editor or a fully featured video editing app, you will find the right app for yourself.

Personally, I like the iMovie app because of its robust features and easy-to-use interface. Also, it is developed by Apple itself, so it works amazingly on my iPhone. And with the built-in templates, it becomes even easier to make videos. On the other hand, when I want to create funny Collage videos of my friends or create short clips for social media, I use the Vita app. Now you tell me in the comment section which video editor app you are going to install from the list.

1 COMMENT

  1. Hey, thanks for your information, I’m used the iMovie app but recently I’m using #Vimory for slideshow & photo to video making and you believe I’m totally satisfied with this app’s UI/UX and many features, just awesome.

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