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Mobile Video Creation Apps Comparison Chart

Name of app

Android, iOS

or both?

Cost

Editing style

Email required?

Saving & sharing options

YouTube Capture

Both

Free

One-take & rough-cut edit

Google Account required

Google Drive

YouTube

WeVideo

Android only. Android 4.0+ required. Not all devices supported

Free

(Paid upgrades available)

Multiple track editing.

email or Google Account required

WeVideo cloud

Google Drive

YouTube

iMovie

iOS only

$4.99 or free with new iPads

Multiple track editing.

No.

Camera roll.

Export to cloud services

Lapse It

iOS & Android

Free and premium versions.

$1.99 for premium version.

Time lapse

No

Camera roll.

Export to cloud services

Animoto

iOS & Android

Free.

Animoto account status determines the number of features available to users.

Audio slideshow.

Yes

Animoto cloud

Export to other cloud services

Animation Desk

iOS & Android

Free and premium versions available.

$3.99 for premium version.

$4.99 for iOS premium version.

Drawings brought to life in stop-motion style.

No

Camera roll

Export to cloud services

ABCYa Animate

iOS & web

Free

Animations created in stop-motion style

No

Camera roll

Export to cloud services

Explain Everything

iOS & Android

$2.99

Narrated whiteboard instruction

No

Camera roll

Export to cloud services

Knowmia

iOS only

Free

Narrated whiteboard instruction

No

Knowmia cloud

Camera roll

Export to cloud services

Tellagami

iOS & Android

Free (premium features available)

Animated, talking cartoons

No

Camera roll

Export to cloud services

30 Hands

iOS only

Free (premium version also available)

Narrated slideshows

No

Camera roll

Export to cloud services