8 Best Android Video Editing Apps for Students in 2022

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Trying to perfect that vlog or Tik Tok but can’t find any suitable video editing apps on your Android phone? Look no further!

It’s all about getting that perfect transition for your videos and making sure your content looks as professional as possible, right?

There are so many apps out there and sometimes it’s difficult to work out which ones are the best for you.

So, if you’re making some cool content in your luxury student accommodation and need some advice on video editing apps, we’re here to help!

Let’s take a look at the 8 best Android video editing apps for students in 2022.

1. FilmoraGo

Rating – 10/10

FilmoraGo App

This is a great video editing app to start out with, it’s got easy to use features and it’s not too overcomplicated, which can be off-putting with some apps.

The interface is simple with all the options on one screen, all you need to do is tap what you need, and you’ve got your edited video.

Firstly, select your photos/videos from your chosen platform, whether that be Facebook, Instagram, or your phone gallery!

Pick your theme, your music, filters, and title and save it to your gallery, it’s really as simple as that.

There’s also a useful sharing tool if you want to share it straight away, whether that be via Instagram, Facebook, Vimeo, WhatsApp, Email, or YouTube.

As a whole, the loading times for this app are great, and with loads of copyright-free music on the app, you can really get creative!

The tools on this app include filters, overlays, trim, mute, rotate, delete, elements, titles. You can edit on a clip-by-clip basis as opposed to a timeline.

We’d recommend this app for: YouTube specifically, it’s easy to use and can create some wonderful looking videos.

2. Adobe Premier Rush

Rating – 9/10

Adobe Premier Rush video editing apps

Rush is most probably the most polished of apps released for Android, with its simple and clean interface it’s so easy to use!

You can edit videos on portrait or landscape, it really depends on if you’d prefer a bigger canvas to work with.

It allows you to add more assets to your videos, like titles, graphics, more clips, and additional layers of audio too!

If you subscribe to creative cloud and sign in to Rush via your Adobe ID, you can use Rush on your computer (PC or Mac) giving you more room for creation.

There are so many different options to add pizzazz to your videos, including different fonts, line spacing, colours, and even shading!

But if you want to keep it simple, that’s why this video editing app is so great, it basically gives you the best of both worlds.

One con of this app is the fact it can be pretty slow when rendering projects, which is why we’ve knocked it down to a 9 instead of a 10.

We’d recommend this app for: YouTube videos and uni projects!

3. ActionDirector

Rating – 8/10

ActionDirector video editing apps

Rated as “near-perfect”, ActionDirector’s ultra-HD 4K editor lets students edit videos on your Android phone just like a desktop.

You can record videos and begin editing straight away with loads of cool effects to bring seriously bring your project to life.

As well as trim, cut to focus, and transitions, you can also edit video colour brightness, contrast, and saturation adjustments to make it as pretty as possible.

Add text, titles, and video filters for a perfect video, as well as slow motion and fast motion and background music.

You could choose to use this app to create a reel for your Instagram, or just use the features already on Instagram – it’s really down to you.

We’d recommend this app for: YouTube videos and Reels.

4. VivaVideo

Rating – 7/10


The VivaVideo editing app definitely makes our list, and for any Tik Tokers out there, this is the app for you.

You can make the perfect Tik Tok with this app, with features like cut, trim, crop, merge, edit with music, stickers, and text.

If you see yourself as a bit of a musician, you can even make music videos with this app with plenty of transitions and effects!

Once you’re done creating your masterpiece, you can export the movie in 720p, full HD 1080p, or 4K and share it to YouTube, Instagram, or Tik Tok.

Whether you’re a vlogger, Tik Toker, or Instagrammer, this app has plenty of effects for whatever your niche.

Just make sure you’re careful with your subscription as they offer a free trial that lasts for a few days and users can often forget they’ve paid for their subscription!

You don’t want money coming out of your account for something you don’t necessarily want, so only get a VIP subscription if you definitely need it 😊

We’d recommend this app for: Tik Tok!

5. Quik

Rating – 7/10

Quik video editing apps

Quik is a video editing app that allows students to create great videos with just a few taps, with transitions, effects, and music.

You can add up to 75 photos and video clips from your gallery, albums, google photos, dropbox, GoPro Cloud, and even motion photos!

There are 23 different themes with transitions and graphics and plenty of tools to personalise your video and make it your own.

Whether you want to trim your video, personalize with text overlays and even add emojis, there’s so much you can choose from.

Want to add some music to your video? No problem! Choose from 100 free songs or use your own, Quik supports M4A, MP4, MOV, AAC, FLAC, AIFF, and WAV.

Something that makes Quik stand out from the others is the fact that there are no apps or limitations on functionality, so it’s really easy to use with no annoyances.

It doesn’t get our full 10/10 though because there are a few bugs that have cropped up for some users when editing causing them to reinstall the app.

We’d recommend this app for: YouTube videos!

6. Funimate

Rating – 6/10

Funimate video editing apps

This video editing app lets you share your videos on TikTok, Instagram, Snapchat, and Musically, but most of the videos are featured on Tik Tok!

Users can spice up their freestyle videos with transitions, custom animations, video effects, text, and filters.

Get your lip-syncing skills perfected or have a go at a TikTok dance and see how you do for a bit of fun!

All you need to do is tap to add your pictures and videos and choose the effects that you want.

Generally, this app is really easy to use, quick, with no lagging at all, something that can quite commonly occur with video editing apps.

There’s a couple of downsides to this app though, which is why we’ve only given it a 6.

You can’t actually share or save your videos without going pro, and some reviews suggest tutorials to actually show you how it’s done.

All in all, this app is a good app, but definitely not the best video editing app on our list!

We’d recommend this app for: Tik Tok

7. KineMaster

Rating – 7/10


 The KineMaster app lets students make videos on their phone, tablet, or Chromebook in the comfort of their own luxury student accommodation!

Although the editing tools are free to use, you can unlock some more with KineMaster premium if you’d prefer extra features.

You can reverse your videos, add and combine multiple layers of video, images, stickers, special effects, and handwriting.

For those who are into tutorials, you can add voiceovers, background music, and sound effects (great for YouTube/Tik Tok tutorials.)

It also comes with the classic video editing app features like crop, trim, and splice as well as transitions and speed control.

One con of this app is the fact that it can be quite laggy, but this of course depends on the amount of storage on your Android and other factors.

For beginners, KineMaster is definitely a great app to use for your video editing, so check it out today!

We’d recommend this app for: YouTube/Tik Tok tutorials

8. InShot

Rating – 8/10

InShot video editing apps

InShot is a fabulous HD pro video editing app that helps students create videos easily for apps like YouTube, Instagram, Tik Tok, Facebook, Messenger etc.

You can merge multiple clips into one, which is great for things like reels, and the video will be compressed without losing its quality.

If it’s vlogs you’re into, there’s plenty of vlog music to choose from, or if you feeling creative, add your own music to your video!

InShot can add texts, stickers, video filters, and video effects to your creations and it has plenty of aesthetically pleasing filters to choose from too.

The best part about this app though? You can remove the watermark for absolutely no price whatsoever – what a bonus!

And there you have it! Our best Android video editing apps for students in 2022, ready and waiting for you to get creative. Of course, all of these apps have their pros and cons, but we’ve picked the best of the best just for you.