Creatively App Your Videos

Shooting videos on your phone is about more than filming clips of your everyday life and then forgetting about them until you need a little extra space on your phone. Videos are about unleashing your creativity and turning even the most mundane moments into something special that you want to share with the rest of the world.

Below are five apps to add some creativity into your videos:


1 Second Everyday: Video Diary (iOS, Android)

1 Second Everyday takes journaling to a whole new level, allowing you to record one second of every day that you can view in calendar format and even save as one continuous video so that you can look back on the memories of your year. You can even use videos that you have taken throughout the day regardless of their length as 1 Second Everyday provides you will all the tools to easily cut your footage down to 1 second. A super cool feature is that you can create more than one video calendar, so you can shoot a clip of your dinner every night and log your daily commute without the two affecting each other.

Glimpse (iOS)

Glimpse is designed to make editing video your stories easier than ever, allowing you to create beautiful videos that it cannot help but be shared with friends. Record and reorder moments with ease by dragging moments into place in your videos timeline, to tell your stories in a unique and personal way. Choose to record a moment in bursts of 1,2 and 3 seconds that you can then combine together. A nice touch is the ability to schedule reminders to ‘Glimpse’ so that you never forget to capture a moment again.

Boomerang (iOS, Android)

Boomerang is Instagram’s popular video editing app where you can shoot video with just one tap and use them to create mini videos that loop back and forth. These mini-videos are designed to work perfectly with Instagram and add a little spark to your Insta-feed, but the fun is not limited to Instagram. Your creations can be shared across most forms of social media. Boomerang works by taking 10 photos almost instantly and then stitches them together, adds a little speed, a loop, then publish, and you have a Boomerang video that will rake in more likes than you thought possible!

Moment 2 (iOS)

Never miss the chance to capture a moment again thanks to the fantastic app Moment 2, whether you’re at a sports match or watching a bird in the sky Moment 2 ensures that you capture just the perfect moment on video. Tell Moment 2 how long you want your final video to be and click record, don’t worry if you only want a 10-second clip because you can record for as long as you want to ensure you don’t miss the perfect moment. Moment 2 will then cut your video regardless of its length to the last 10 or 5 seconds depending on your preference so that you are left with that special moment without filling your phone’s hard drive up.

Musemage (iOS, Android)

Musemage takes your video creativity to an all-time high, allowing you to add filters and make adjustments while shooting rather than having to wait until it’s too late to alter the video in the editing phase. Using filters while filming means that you get to actually see what your video will look like and adjust your content accordingly. With Blue Screen you can alter the background of your video, no longer do you need to be at the beach to actually film a video on the beach. You can also shoot frame-by-frame and control the frame rate to create unique videos that will wow your friends.

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