Top software for creating videos from photos on Android

Uploading videos through Story on social networking sites is a way to share many choices with your friends, but editing videos on professional software seems a bit too much compared to a photo video. Quite simply shared via Story.

Fortunately, there are many simple photo video making apps that provide an easy solution to this conundrum. These photo video creation apps let you edit modern transition effects, add filters and emoticons, or insert some images into your videos. 

1. KineMaster

It can be said that KineMaster is one of the most popular video editors on phones, both on iOS and Android. KineMaster supports users of multi-layer video, multi-track audio layers, text and image layers, 3D transition effects, adjust the volume most accurately.

Created for both professional and amateur video editors, KineMaster is easy to use on the phone. Especially, KineMaster also has a Handwriting layer feature that allows users to draw directly on videos.

Some features you can use on KineMaster

  • Multi-layer support for video, images, sticker text and handwriting.
  • Shoot B-Roll, remove video background (chroma key) and photo effects embedded in photos (picture-in-picture)
  • Cut, join, trimming video frame by frame.
  • Adjust the volume (adjust the volume from this moment to the moment in a clip).
  • Transition effects (3D transitions, wiping effects, blurring …).
  • Support animation, visual effects, sound.
  • Download music, stickers, overlay effects, fonts, etc. from the KineMaster Asset Store to use in your videos.
  • Control image brightness and saturation.
  • Instant preview with any edits.

2. VivaVideo

VivaVideo is a popular video recording, editing and collage tool on the App Store. Not only on the App Store, but on CH Play, this app is also used by many users to create videos from photos and share them on Story of social networking applications.

Video recording quality of VivaVideo is good, supports many transition effects, supports animations, emoticons, stickers … along with other unique features. 

Here are the features you can use on VivaVideo

  • Support new video parameters customization features: Support for hue correction (Hue), highlight (Highlight), shadow (shadow), and option to fade (Fade).
  • Support to delete all default text in the interface
  • Simplify user channel, improve clip editing and additional components to save time.
  • Add many sound effects, add stickers to videos
  • Insert text, effects, stickers, music, filters, transitions or voiceover directly.
  • Preview editing operations with WYSIWYG
  • Export videos from the library at any time
  • Share edited videos on social networks like Facebook ,  Instagram , WhatsApp , Youtube , email, and other pre-installed apps on your device.

3. Google Photos

In addition to the great photo management tools of Google Photos, you can also use this application to edit your videos. Google Photos is available for those who do not want to make any edits, if you want to make funny videos, you can choose photos from your album to combine them into a clip with music, Plus a little extra layers like text, stickers and more.

To create a music video, sync your media with Google Photos. Then turn on the app and in the upper right corner you will see a Movie option. Click on it and select Create new movie , then select the photos you want to make into a video and click Create in the upper right corner, the maximum will be 50 photos.

You can then drag the time display bar corresponding to each image in the lower left, or add music from the device using the music note icon next to the video timeline. Next save and share on your social network, generally Google Photos is quite simple application to create photo videos and share on social networks.

In addition to the great photo management tools of Google Photos, you can also use this application to edit your videos. Google Photos is available for those who do not want to make any edits, if you want to make funny videos, you can choose photos from your album to combine them into a clip with music, Plus a little extra layers like text, stickers and more.

To create a music video, sync your media with Google Photos. Then turn on the app and in the upper right corner you will see a Movie option. Click on it and select Create new movie , then select the photos you want to make into a video and click Create in the upper right corner, the maximum will be 50 photos.

You can then drag the time display bar corresponding to each image in the lower left, or add music from the device using the music note icon next to the video timeline. Next save and share on your social network, generally Google Photos is quite simple application to create photo videos and share on social networks.

4. GoPro Quik

GoPro also has a simple style almost like Google Photos. However, GoPro has tools for both amateur and professional video makers. You can choose to build your story from a photo album.

GoPro even has advanced video editing tools like frame layout management, captions at each moment, color grading and more.

Some salient features of GoPro Quik you can use:

  • Add up to 75 photos and video clips from Gallery, Album, Google Photos , Dropbox , GoPro Plus or your GoPro Quik Key.
  • Use HiLight to tag the best shot.
  • Choose from 23 video styles, each with carefully designed transitions and graphics.
  • Adjust fonts, filters and graphics for all video styles.
  • Hỗ trợ MP3, M4A, MP4, MOV, AAC, ALAC, AIFF&WAV.
  • Choose any point in the song to start your soundtrack.
  • Automatically synchronize transitions into music rhythm.
  • Easily rearrange, crop and rotate photos and video clips.
  • Personalize your videos with text effects, slides for titles and emoticons.
  • Record video in HD 1080p or 720p at 60 frames per second.
  • Share to Instagram, Facebook or social networking apps available on your phone.
  • Save your projects as a draft & Quik will keep it for 7 days.

5. Magisto

Magisto is a video editing tool with many powerful features, but the operation is very simple. The application automatically collects photos and video clips to create a lively music video. Lets you share your videos on social networks like Facebook or Instagram.

However, this application is not completely free and alerts. Since this is also a social network arrangement, Magisto charges extra if you want to download the final clip or use any more professional editing tools. 

Some salient features of Magisto

  • Turn photos and video clips into vivid videos in a flash, anytime, anywhere.
  • Explore a wide range of videos with a variety of topics like Sport videos, Baby movies, Selfie videos, Instagram videos, Wedding videos, Birthday videos and more.
  • Add the music on the device to the video or select from the music library of Magisto.
  • Choose the video style as you like. The application automatically adjusts video stability, facial recognition, applies video filters, video effects, motion effects to turn photos and clips into memorable stories.
  • Identification technology helps you identify the most important people in your photos and clips to create the products you want.

6. FilmoraGo

FilmoraGo tries to recreate the video editing experience on the desktop. The FilmoraGo application interface is used in landscape format, with a preview window in the center and surrounding options. It is mainly designed for users who like to edit their videos in the same way as on computer video editing software.

And you only need a simple video to share on the Story of social networking applications like Instagram or Facebook, FilmoraGo also provides that for you. This app provides lots of advanced tools to try, such as adding text, adding overlays, transition effects, etc.

Some salient features of FilmoraGo:

  • Creating reverse videos looks like a magic trick
  • Create multiple fast or slow motion in the same video
  • Classic transitions like Dissolve, Wipe, Split, Shutter to combine multiple photos and videos seamlessly.
  • Create animated messages in the Text and title libraries, you can customize the color, size, font, motion and position …
  • Playback, trim video to length, slow / fast motion editor, copy, mute, rotate, delete

7. Adobe Premier Clip

Adobe is known not only for its video and graphic editing software, but also for mobile. Here the Adobe software is called Premier Clip. Like the photo-making apps on this, it allows you to easily make a video with the photo library on your smartphone.

You can choose your own video templates or click Freeform to create videos of your own style. And of course Adobe Premier Clip also provides users with video editing tools such as color grading, cutting and arranging video, adding transition effects … A special feature is that Adobe Premier Clip does not force users to sign in with your Adobe account and still be able to use it.

There is obviously no shortage of applications that allow you to create simple video images in just a few minutes. However, if you need more tools and space to edit videos, please refer to the software in the article  Top software for creating videos from quality images .