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A Powerful Mobile Video Editor

PowerDirector is a free 'Multimedia' app developed by The app functions like the desktop software version of PowerDirector but optimized for mobile devices.

For Creating Impressive Videos

PowerDirector takes the functionalities of its counterpart on the desktop to a mobile platform. Video editors can immediately edit their videos in easy steps. They take video clips, cut and trim scenes, add design, insert sounds, save and share them online. 

Everything A Video Editor Needs

Users are provided with professional video editing tools to make impressive movies wherever they are. They can use the app’s multiple track timeline interface, PowerDirector’s very own video effects, video transitions, slow motion feature, reverse video feature and background editor. Since this is an app designed for mobile devices, users can casually edit their media files like a photo-sharing app like Snapchat. It has an easy to use, sleek timeline editing interface to process movies within minutes. Users can simply drag and drop media files from their device’s library into their videos. They can combine those simple media files into collages, bringing the best of every scene. Users can access PiP video overlay, depending if their devices support that exclusive feature. The app supports every standard media formats used today on all platforms. It supports JPEG, GIF, PNG, BMP and WebP image formats, most H.263, H.264 AVC, MPEG-4 SP and VP8 (.MKV) video formats, and MP3, MP4, M4A, WAV and AAC audio formats. Adding special effects is made convenient in this app since it features Chroma key. Users can install a blue screen or green screen in the background or over the footage, as well as make transparent objects. Backyard filmmakers will enjoy creating FXs on their short films. Since this is a mobile app, PowerDirector can edit newly recorded footage. They can expect high-quality editing experience while utilizing standard video editing tools such as rotate, split and trim. They don’t need to open their computer to transfer the media files and tediously edit the footages into a complete movie. The app has an audio editing feature so that they can integrate their personal voice-overs to add a personal touch or use an audio soundtrack. The video’s overall volume is also adjustable to create a perfect sound balance. In just few taps, users can highlight important scenes without having to start in slow motion via the slow-motion editor. This feature allows changing of video speed. The app’s advantage over its desktop software counterpart is that users can save their final output on their devices, as well as share it with their contacts on social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter and Youtube. Users can only export video in 720p, Full HD 1080p and 4K resolution after selecting the in-app purchase. Regarding system requirements, this app needs a higher OS like Android 4.3 (Jellybean), 8.0 (Oreo) & above. Another system requirements are Qualcomm Snapdragon 800, Samsung Exynos 7420, Nvidia Tegra K1, MediaTek P10 or any stronger processor. 

Substitute Video Editor

PowerDirector lets users save time on video editing since they can do it on their devices instead. Users can take its mobile advantage to send movies instantly to all social media platforms.


  • Create movies on devices
  • Produce 4K movies
  • Share movies online
  • Easy video editing tools


  • Requires devices with higher OS and powerful processor
  • May not support other media formats (image, audio, video)
  • Images, Audios and Videos must not infringe copyright
  • Only few device support PiP video overlay

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