These days, we shoot videos using our mobile phones during various occasions – even for filmmaking! And with the help of mobile apps, we can record and edit our videos immediately before sharing it with our friends, family, and colleagues on various social media sites.
There are a number of third-party apps that come equipped with preset special visual effects that make it a breeze to create an awesome video. But the video apps that we’re about to present to you today can do more than just let you edit your recordings.
If you own a Windows Phone and you’re a video or filmmaking enthusiast, then this collection of apps will surely help you out. There are apps that will allow you to capture and edit videos, stream online TV shows and movies, control players like a remote control, and apps that allow you to create cinemagraphs right on your Windows Phone!
Roku is a streaming app that allows you to watch your favorite TV shows and movies from your favorite sources, including Netflix, Amazon Prime, and Hulu. If you own a Roku player, this app will turn your Windows Phone into an alternative remote control for Roku. It also detects any Roku device installed in your home and allows you to select which one you’d like to control. It works just like a regular remote TV controller, wherein you can switch channels, increase the volume, and play movies.
This app will give life to your photos. It works by capturing multiple photo frames and combines them with a nice and smooth transition effects. Besides that, the app also provides filters and allows you to publish the output in an animated GIF format.
Vyclone is a great app that allows you to produce a video from multiple viewpoints. You can use the app together with your friends to shoot video from various positions at the same time. You can then upload the videos to Vyclone to put them together as a single video clip. What’s more, you can edit and remix the video, if the output requires changes. The app is also available for iPhone and Android users.
This web-based service allows you to stream movies online. The official app for Windows Phone lets you stream movies directly on your mobile device, and delivers anything about the movie, including the current movie list in the Box Office, as well as ratings and reviews from Rotten Tomatoes. What’s more, you can watch the hottest trailers and teasers of upcoming movies!
GoPro is a popular wearable camera that’s especially designed for you to shoot HD videos from your point of view. It’s a cutting-edge, rock solid camera, is lightweight and water-resistant, and makes for a crowd favorite in extreme sports. They’ve recently made an official app to the Store, too. With this app, you can remotely control, capture, and share your shots to social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, using your Windows Phone.
Anything can happen at any time when we’re driving. If you don’t have a dash cam, your Windows Phone can serve as a great alternative, especially when you’ve installed this app. It comes equipped with supporting functionalities like GPS tracking and will automatically start recording once the car is moving. The app also allows you to save the output in OneDrive and SD card.
Movie Maker is a feature-rich video authoring app that comes with almost all the features available in its desktop counterpart. The app allows you to combine video, insert audio and photos, adjust the timeframe, add transition effects, and more. The latest version of the app allow you to upload your videos to YouTube and Instagram.
Released by Microsoft Mobile, this fresh and powerful mobile app comes with awesome features that are on par with a desktop video-editing app. The app allows you to crop, flip, trim, and even rotate videos. You can also adjust the speed, volume or color. Take note, however, that it requires Windows Phone version 8.1 to function.
MoliPlayer Pro is a great video player app that supports a lot of video formats, such as MKV and AVI. The app ships with a built-in web browser that contains a number of popular sources for online video streaming, such as YouTube, DailyMotion, and Metacafe for quick and easy access. What’s more, the app can also play videos with subtitles.
VLC is one of the most popular video and movie players for desktop. If you use it in your PC, you can use this companion app on your Windows Phone to enable it as a VLC remote control. Once installed, you can play, pause, and stop videos directly from your mobile device. To make it work, you need to make sure that your PC and Windows Phone are on the same wireless network.