The 5 best video editing apps for YouTube

Video editing apps for YouTube
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The best video editing apps for YouTube give you sophisticated video editing on your smartphone or tablet. Both amateur and professional YouTubers can now edit videos on the go using apps available for their smart devices without the need for expensive desktop software.

The video editing apps for YouTube listed below are available for either iOS, Android, or both. They can be used to edit feature-length clips before uploading them to YouTube, whether you’re a YouTube pro with thousands of subscribers or simply want to share neatly edited home videos with family and friends.

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Alexis James

Alexis is a freelance writer and journalist from the north east of England. His love for creative technology stems from the day he was gifted his first ever digital voice recorder (a beloved Olympus WS 110), which brought with it the wonderful realisation that he'd never again have to rely on his iffy shorthand.