iMovie vs ReelDirector: Which is Better for iPhone 4 Video Editing?
iPhone 4 receives so many awards among the world and there are many iPhone video editing apps existed. Among them, the most famous video editing apps for iPhone 4 is Apple iMovie for iPhone and ReelDirector. iMovie, costing $4.99, is the mobile version of Apple's desktop application for Mac (iMovie) and is only available for iPhone 4 and iPad users, while ReelDirector, costing $3.99, can work on iPhone 3Gs, iPhone 4 and iPad. Both of them enables you to edit videos on the go and make a stunning movie with ease.
Then, what's the difference of iMovie for iPhone and ReelDirector? Which is better for editing videos on iPhone?
iMovie vs ReelDirector: The pros of iMovie
iMovie for iPhone 4 well supports editing iPhone 4 recorded HD videos and can export 720P HD videos, which is a unique feature in all iPhone video editing apps. You can deal with multiple projects at anytime you like. Many movie themes are provided for better movie making and you can freely change the music, transitions and other elements. Besides, you can add titles to your videos at any part of the video. Title styles are also offered and can be customized. A highlight is that the every geo-tagged video taken location will be displayed.
iMovie vs ReelDirector: The cons of iMovie
Although iMovie for iPhone 4 has been widely liked by the public, it can be improved in many ways. In iMovie, there are only two transition effects to choose from. You cannot edit audios, but usually the default song of the movie theme is short and you can just do nothing. For movie theme, there are only five. And if you set the preferences, there may be less.
iMovie vs ReelDirector: The pros of ReelDirector
ReelDirector offers many options, such ad creating an opening title, closing credits, adjusting subtitles fonts, styles, position, etc. And during the editing process, you can freely go back to any point and make some modifications. You can add videos and photos from the library and record sounds to add. What's more, music can be added from outside source by Wifi. 28 transition effects are provided. Beside, video editing features like splitting, fade in and fade out effect, panning, rotating, cropping, etc. are also offered.
iMovie vs ReelDirector: The cons of ReelDirector
ReedDirector doesn't support HD video editing. The highest video quality supported is 480p. No video geo-tagging features are provided for better travel movie making. Compared to iMovie for iPhone 4, trimming videos is not that easy.
In conclusion, both iPhone video apps can help you edit videos on iPhone but come with different features. It's up to your choice to decide which one to choose. For making travel videos, it is suggested to use iMovie for iPhone 4. If you want to add more effects and have more choices, you can turn to ReelDirector.
By the way, since iPhone 4 is a great application to watch videos, do you want to enjoy your favorite movies on iPhone 4? As we all know, the video formats supported by iPhone 4 is very limited. But don't worry about that. With Wondershare Video Converter for Mac, you can easily convert all regular videos like AVI, MKV, WMV, FLV, TS, M2TS, MPG, MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, MOV, MTS, etc. to iPhone 4 supported MP4, MOV and M4V video formats. After the conversion, you can enjoy any movie on your iPhone 4.
If you have some favorite DVD movies, you can convert the DVD to iPhone 4 videos with a Video Converter.
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