Record and Share Videos on Android or iPhone with these 5 Free Apps
Do you know that besides shooting a video on your camera phone and uploading to YouTube and/or sharing with your friends on Facebook and Google+, there are some video oriented communities also. These are built with the sole reason for you to capture and share videos with the community and build a following around it.
The OFFICIAL Vimeo Android app allows you to upload, manage and watch your videos right from your Android mobile phone or tablet. Get your videos online in high quality with Vimeo on Android. With Free accounts, users get a 500MB per week limit on uploads. There is no limit on the length of video clip.
- It allows you to pause and resume uploads
- replace existing videos, edit title, description, tags, privacy and credits
- share with Facebook, Twitter, Email etc.
- Use the app to watch videos from your Vimeo inbox, Watch Later queue, or videos you have liked
- Easily like, comment and add videos to your Watch Later queue
- Discover new and interesting Featured videos right from the app
Tumblr Google Play Download Link
Tumblr is a micro-blogging platform. Tumblr on your mobile phone allows you to capture or upload video from your gallery. The video has to be less than 100MB in size. Other than videos you can use the app to
- Share photos, gifs, video, music, quotes, chats, links, and text.
- Find and follow the things you love, and get all your latest news from your dashboard.
- Save drafts, queue posts, customize tweets
- View and reply to messages
- Seamlessly manage all of your blogs.
Almost everyone with a smartphone knows about Instagram, right. It’s a simple way to capture and share your photos and videos using custom-built filter effects. You can share photos and videos (12sec. long) with friends and followers in a photo feed, or send posts directly to your friends. Instagram app on Android has the following features:
- Linear and Radial Tilt-Shift blur effects for extra depth of field
- Instant sharing to Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, Tumblr and Foursquare
- Unlimited uploads
- Send photos and videos directly to friends
Vine allows to capture and share 6 sec clips with anyone publicly or as a direct message, called Vine Messages (VMs). There is a great community built around Vine. You won’t believe how much fun it is to watch the never-ending clips on vine. Some people are really creative. Show your creativity and share with the community and see what Vine can do for you. Vine messages aren’t limited by your Vine contacts – you can send a VM to anyone via email or SMS, even if they’re not part of the Vine community.
Brought to you by the creators of YouTube, the MixBit app helps people create videos together.
- The MixBit app lets you record, edit and publish videos as short as one second or as long as an hour – right from your mobile device. Videos are recorded in multiple clips as long as 16 seconds each. A finished video can include as many as 256 clips, for about an hour in total length. Clips are stored as independent elements for easier editing and remixing, but play as one seamless video.
- Drag and drop to rearrange, trim or delete clips directly within the app. Edit at any time – even after your video has been published. You can also save an unfinished video for later and manage multiple video projects at once.
- The MixBit website lets users collaborate with each other and remix videos uploaded by the community. Visitors to MixBit.com can make their own videos without shooting original content by remixing video clips they find on the site.
These are some of the most popular apps to record and share videos on Android and iPhone. The main benefit of using Instagram or Vine is the community that is built around it. These are good place to watch what you can do in such a short time. Apparently a lot of things can be said and done in those 6 seconds. Check out the two examples below (one from Vine and one from Instagram):