Top 10 VR/360 Video Editing Apps For Your Phone and Laptop
360 video has offered a new way for filmmakers and video editors to tell their story. Given the difference between the new medium and traditional 2D media, content creators need different tools for editing 360 videos. You might be familiar with regular video editing, but are at a loss for 360 editing, either on your phone or desktop. We've compiled a list of mobile 360 video editors and PC software for you to choose from.
Mobile 360 video editing apps
VeeR Editor is a free virtual reality video editing software to revolutionize the way you edit 360 videos.
It comes with innovative features tailor-made for 360 content creators:
You can add animated "live stickers", filters, and background music with volume adjustment;
You can edit multiple clips at the same time, rearrange clips and preview in VR mode before sharing;
You can share to VeeR, Facebook and YouTube with just one tap, as soon as you've finished editing;
You can import and export up to 4K resolution videos.
This list has more details concerning the resolution limit for various phone models:
Note 5, S6, S7,S8, S8+ (3840*1920 editing and 2560*1280 exporting)
7p and 8p (3840*1920 editing and exporting)
7 and 8 (3840*1920 editing and 2880*1440 exporting)
5SE, 6, 6P, 6S and 6SP (2880*1440 editing and exporting)
With its most recent update, VeeR Editor also supports 360 photo editing and you can make your photos into a slideshow. Try it out now!
When your videos and photos are rendered, share them to VeeR——your one-stop solution for organizing ALL your 360 content, YouTube, Facebook and WeChat!
V360 is a leader in 360 video mobile editing. It packs the following features that enable you to edit multiple clips, where you can trim, rearrange, delete or add clips; add background music; share to mainstream social media complete with 360 metadata.
Launched in February, Collect is a 360 video editing app that allows you to:
-Compile several clips, trim, rearrange, speed up and slow down clips
-Add filters and background music
-Edit intro scenes
-Add customizable watermarks
The app supports up to 4K resolution, and sets no maximum limit of video length.
You can join Collect's iOS alpha on their official website.
Theta+ Video, Android & iOS
Theta has two mobile 360 editing apps for photos and videos, named Theta+ and Theta+ Video respectively. The Theta+ Video app features clip trimming, filters, and background music. Four types of formats are available, namely mirror ball, little planet, equirectangular, and rectilinear. Most importantly, the app is camera-agnostic and can work almost any 360 camera.
To edit 360 images, download Theta+:
To edit 360 videos, download Theta+ Video:
Or, download it from Theta's official website.
360/VR Video Editing Software for PC (by popularity based on user research)
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Also, you can read this guide we developed to learn about more VR video stitching software.
The list is constantly being updated, if we missed anything, let us know in the comments below; or stay tuned for more new tips and product recommendations!