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Top 10 Video Editing Apps for Instagram Reels with Tutorial

by Waffle Bytes
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Instagram has bloomed to be one of the most loved social media platforms in the past few years. Every age group enjoys this platform as it offers something for everyone. One of its most engaging features is the reel and if you are a creator, you would have been aware of this fact by now. 

People like to consume visually appealing content and so does the Instagram algorithm, hence, it becomes essential to use the right editing apps for the Instagram Reels. We, at Waffle Bytes, love to use the Inshot application for our Instagram reels as its easy-to-use interface makes the editing quite easy and effective. Other than this, there are various other apps that you can use for editing Instagram reels.

Top editing Apps for Instagram Reels:

  1. Instagram In-App editor
  2. Canva
  3. CapCut
  4. Adobe Rush
  5. Adobe Express
  6. Kine master
  7. Clips
  8. FilmoraGo
  9. Splice
  10. WeVideo

1. Instagram In-App Editor

When it comes to editing Apps, Instagram’s in-app editor tops the list. Every one of us would have used the VR filters, stickers, and music from the audio library it offers. If you have a creator account, some additional features are also offered. Though being a great editor some of its limitations include – Instagram sometimes removes the music you have pulled from its library. 

Price: Free to use.

Download links:

Tutorial for Instagram in-app editor:

2. Canva

If you are a person from a non-design background and looking for a great Instagram Reel editor, then using Canva could be a great help. It is considered to be one of the best reel editing apps. It can be used to add images, graphics, and text to videos. One of the best features of Canva is its drag-and-drop system, which makes it perfect to be used by anyone with different skill levels. 

Other than drag and drop, its Magic Beat Sync feature is what makes the video amazing as it syncs the footage with the beats of the music. 

Price: Free, (for the pro version, different plans are available)

Download links:

Tutorial for Canva:

3. CapCut

For a short-form video, CapCut holds the potential to become your go-to Instagram reel editor. The free version has almost all the features to make your reels stand out in the crowd of Instagram videos. You can trim, cut, and split your video. Multiple pre-set text editing templates, an online green screen, and an extensive music library are a few of its features. 

Note: CaptCut is quite famous among the tick tokers but various Instagram creators also use this app.

Price: Free, with some purchasing options

Download links:

Tutorial for CapCut:

4. Adobe Rush

Adobe Rush is quite famous among video and reel editors. This tool offers a lot of flexibility when it comes to editing video content. One of the best features of the Adobe Rush is its numerous features that can be easily transferred from one device to another. So whether you are on your phone, the editing is quite easy. Some of its features are- drag and drop, motion graphic templates, a built-in audio library, sound balancing, and many more. 

Price: $9.99/month

Download links:

Tutorial for Adobe Rush:

5. Adobe Express

Adobe Express holds the potential to become your next favorite video editing app for Instagram. You can use multiple features to create an eye-catching reel. With its pre-loaded templates and themes, you can create some amazing videos. Drag and drop, various fonts to match the video vibe and resizing video features make the work quite easy.  

Price: $9.99/month 

Download links:

Tutorial for Adobe Express:

6. KineMaster

If you are looking for a great editing app for Instagram Reels, then KineMaster could become your go-to video editor. You can easily record voiceovers, which many video editors do not allow. Even Instagram has yet not offered this feature. One of them. One of the best things about KineMaster is the integration of Google Drive, which makes downloading files quite easy directly from Drive.

Note: Its free version is as good as the premium versions of other apps. So, you do not need to spend 

Price: Free, premium version starts at $4.99/month or $39.99/year

Download links:

App Store

Play Store

Tutorial for Kine Master:

7. Clips

Clips is a super easy-to-use app so, whether you are an expert or not, you can use this app without any hassle. Add fun captions to the reel and you can also captions will appear as you speak in the video. Accurate positioning of the caption makes it quite a great editing app for Instagram Reels. Additionally, you can choose the font, color, and size. Clips app allows adding emoticons, and animated characters, which makes the reels more fun.

Price: Free

Download link:

Tutorial for Clips App:

8. FilmoraGo

FilmoraGo is quite famous among creators on Instagram. Its mobile version is quite handy and allows users to perform some amazing edits. You can easily add animated text and stickers, and convert a boring reel into an interesting one. You can also avail of various royalty-free music from the unlimited tracks available in their library. 

Price: Filmora Pro costs $6.99 per month

Download links:

Tutorial for Filmora:

9. Splice

For a Hollywood-style transition lover, Splice holds the potential to become his or her favorite editing app for Instagram Reels. With numerous cinematic effects offered by the Splice, you can turn your reel into something very eye-appealing and amazing. Its dynamic transition styles, and pan and zoom effect, make it a perfect app for Instagram reel edits. 

Price:  $13.99 per month.

Download links:

Tutorial for Splice:

10. WeVideo

With WeVideo you can create a professional-looking Instagram reel. It offers a user-friendly interface with a full-screen preview option. One of its best things is that it supports 4K resolution and also provides a green screen to the users. Its royalty-free music library is filled with numerous tracks and sound effects. It offers a cloud service that makes it easily accessible on any device.  

Price: $5.99 per month

Download links:

Tutorial for WeVideo:

Final Words

The above list will be updated in the future if there are changes in the statistics.

We have uploaded the tutorials for all the video editing apps, but if you need professional help then contact Waffle Bytes. For reference, you can also have a look at our Instagram page.

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