Your Android smartphone is just a power house with enough power to create full fledged Youtube videos if you have some creativity and time to spend for learning the apps. This article is meant for Android phones running on 4.4 version of Android and higher.
There are a lot many apps to create professional quality content with your phone. Let us discuss a few topic-by-topic.
- Direction & Story board apps
- Audio recording apps
- Audio Editor apps
- Video capture/camera apps
- Background music creators
- Video editors
Apps for Direction
For directing a video shoot, it is better to have a story board and a full guide with you. Here are some apps which automate your work.
This app arranges everything in place and you dont have to search further or think twice for what’s next. Learn direction the professional way itself with this toolkit app.
This is a perfect storyboard app for you. Arrange your story in simple steps and shoot each sequence one by one. You will never miss any shot again.
It is another professional app which lets you design a frame easily and accurately with rehearsals. Arrange cameras, lights and characters in any way you wish, before finalising the shot.
Apps for audio recording
As the name suggests, it is for the real start-ups, who doesnt need manual configurations.
Rec Forge is a so-called professional audio recorder app for Android. It has a lot of options to manually tweak the output. It supports about 12 native codecs and extension is possible with a PRO version.
It is a simple yet elegant voice recorder for Android. With options like skip silence, it is built for voice capture rather than simple audio recording.
Lexis is a full fledged audio editor with options for mixing, fade, cut, copy, paste, insert, delete etc. It can change, tempo, pitch, tone etc. too. Supports various codecs has noise reduction function too. It has got almost all features for a beginner to learn.
Wavepad is another audio editor for android. Apart from common functions, it supports waveform editing.
Apps for videography
Video camera apps with a bunch of manual and automatic controls can help you shoot the best out of your phone camera. Here is the top players in the market.
The award winning app has been used in shooting viral videos for luxury car maker Bentley. It allows a wide range of manual controls for the professionals and a bunch of automatic settings for the novice. It is a worthy app to buy for just $10.
Camera FV5 is another professional app with a lot of features to play with. Costing just $3, it is a worthy alternative to Filmic Pro, for those who need lesser manual controls.
Framelapse is a time lapse app to create great time-lapse videos with your phone. It is also a sophisticated one with a large number of functions.
Create your own background music
It is our good old Fruity Loops studio to produce instrumental sounds for a pleasing audio background. You can even create stock audios with this elaborate tool. It is a bit costly too, charging around 20$ for a paid version.
Video editors at last
Adobe Premiere app features impressive options in its android edition of Premiere, which is a free app. Get the best output with the leaders and pioneers in the market.
You need nothing more than Powerdirector to create stunning videos. Effects, features, support etc. are all well balanced in this app. The easy to work setup looks similar in android and PC versions.
Hope I have covered all necessary apps here. Feel free to share info on some which I might not even heard about.