Apps iOS, , , , , , — April 19, 2013 17:31 — 0 Comments

Worth a shot? Loopster, a free video-editing app for iOS

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Free and easy: Loopster video-editor

Consumer or entry level video-editing app could be a useful and a free alternative to paid-for software


We all know that Final Cut ProAdobe Premiere, iMovie, even, are the go-to video editing software or apps for most smartmoviemakers, but for a free alternative Loopster looks a pretty good bet.

While we haven’t tried it out ourselves yet, but Loopster does a lot of things that the paid-for iMovie , for example, can do, such as:

  • You can put in transitions between video clips
  • You can use video and still pictures
  • You can modify the audio of existing video tracks
  • You can add an audio track
  • You can split video into segments
  • You can add text overlay
  • You can alter a segment to play under slow motion
  • I haven’t seen any ads running on the screen, nor watermarks on your video.
  • You can save to camera roll or share online to youtube, facebook, and more
  • You work on multiple video projects

(source: idevice in the mountains)

Loopster started as a web-based free video editor and is now available as an iPad app, with an iPhone version to follow shortly.

The free video-editing software utilizes a familiar timeline with the option to edit individual clips by trimming their start and ending point, to add text captions and overlay titles, transitions, and audio effects and a soundtrack.

The final edited clip can be downloaded in .MPG format or shared directly on anyone of the major social networks, says a review on scoopit.com.

• Let us know if you have tried Loopster – we’ll be trying it out on our next project

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Tony Myers has written 866 articles for Smart Movie Making

Fooling around with the iPhone since 2010. Taking it to the next web by writing about new media, new technology, new wave cinema and the digital revolution.

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