Top 12 VR/360 Video Editing Software For Your Phone and Laptop

12 May , 2018 Academy VeeR VR

Top 12 VR/360 Video Editing Software 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:

For Android

Note 5, S6, S7,S8, S8+  (3840*1920 editing and 2560*1280 exporting)

For iOS

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!

VeeR Editor is currently available for download for both Android and iOS devices.

Download VeeR Editor on the App Store

Download VeeR Editor on Google Play

 

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-Edit 360 videos

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.

 

Download V360 on the App Store

Download V360 on Google Play

Collect-360 video etiting app on Android iOS

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.

 

Download Collect Beta on Google Play

You can join Collect’s iOS alpha on their official website.

Theta+ Video, Android & iOS

Theta-mobile 360 photo and video editing app

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+: 

Download Theta+ on the App Store

Download Theta+ on Google Play

 

To edit 360 videos, download Theta+ Video:

Download Theta+ Video on the App Store

Download Theta+ on Google Play

 

Or, download it from Theta’s official website.

360/VR Video Editing Software for PC (by popularity based on user research)

Click on the heading for each item below to purchase and download each software.

During IBC 2017, Adobe showcased new 360/VR editing tools for Premiere Pro and After Effects, centered around the acquisition of the Skybox Studio plugins from Mettle and their inclusion inside Premiere Pro CC and After Effects CC. VeeR has ever written a blog about how to create a 360 hub video with Adobe Premiere Pro.

Here’s a video tutorial on how to work with Adobe Premiere Pro on VR videos and a second tutorial on how to edit 360/VR videos with the software. You can also refer to Adobe’s full “Support for VR Workflows” page for more specific user guides.

You can also watch this video by Justin Odisho on how to edit and stitch 4K 360 videos using Autopano Video Pro.

The latest Final Cut Pro X release includes new features such as 360-degree VR video editing, advanced color grading tools and support for High Dynamic Range (HDR) video. iMac Pro users can even edit full-resolution 8K video using Final Cut Pro X. Apple is also extending 360-degree VR video support to Final Cut Pro companion apps, Motion and Compressor.

Magix Movie Edit Pro Plus 2018 can stitch 360 videos in realtime, a feature that was introduced in Magix Video Pro X.

Mocha VR features Academy award-winning planar tracking technology, and a 360° optimized workflow designed to simplify cinematic VR post-production processes. With this program, horizon stabilization, camera masking and general spherical tracking and masking tasks can be easily performed.

Mocha VR is available as a standalone application or plug-in for Adobe After Effects, Premiere Pro, Avid Media Composer and OFX Hosts: Nuke, Fusion & Vegas Pro.

Molanis VR 360 Video Editor features a collection of tools that simplify the process of editing 360-degree video captured from multi-camera systems of up to 14 individual camera sources.

Watch the video below for an overview of MolanisVR’s main features.

In Cyberlink’s learning center, you can learn about its new features and check out its tutorials under the 360 Video Editing tab.

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!

For more information on virtual reality stay up to date here at VeeR. If you are looking for VR devices, please visit VeeR Store.

VeeR VR is a leading VR content platform with the mission of empowering everyone to create and share virtual reality content. Within a year of its establishment, it’s become a phenomenon sweeping through the 360 community, and has been featured on Google Daydream, Samsung Gear VR and HTC Vive. While we believe that VR is the future of storytelling, we want to encourage all VR lovers to create beyond boundaries.

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8 Responses

  1. Jeff D. says:

    I keep both VeeR and V360 on my phone. My Samsung Gear 360 doesn’t do 4K, but they do what they call “Near 4K”. I’m waiting for VeeR to Export in higher resolutions. I can’t imagine that my Galaxy S8 isn’t powerful enough nor has insufficient memory.

    I also really need to get rid of the watermark.

    Please help me keep ONE 360 video editor on my phone. 🙂

    • VeeR VR VeeR VR says:

      Noted, Jeff! We’re definitely forwarding this message to our developers. Though we are unable to give a definitive timeline on when this feature will come out, keep an eye out!

  2. Juan V says:

    Nice. Thanks. Please add to your list a new desktop option – 360 VR Video Editor from Molanis VR. I like their 360 3D, the little planet, and overcapture features.

  3. John says:

    Hi, Samsung Gear 360 does do 4k, it is written on the box , but i struggle to stitch it to 4k , cause the phone does not stitch to 4k!

  4. says:

    Isn’t Insta360 Studio worth a mention?
    What are its disadvantages?

    • steve says:

      insta360 studio doesnt work with their latest product (one x) and their new software is in beta with NO editing capabilities – which is why I am here looking for alternatives……

  5. seoa2 says:

    CutStory is a video editing app for Instagram stories. It makes it easy to chop a longer video up into the required length for Instagram Stories (15 seconds maximum per clip). This way, you can repurpose longer videos—from your brand’s YouTube library, for example—and create more robust content without having to continually stop and start the camera.

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