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Easy video effects apps for iOS


There are a ton of image-editing apps that add effects to your images, but what about video?

Anyone who uses an iPhone 4 or 4S knows the smartphone takes great-looking video, but your options are limited with the Apple app when it comes to adding effects. Don’t underestimate the value of adding effects, either: a good effect can turn a mundane subject into a great video.

This week’s collection of iOS apps is all about adding effects to your videos. The first two have social components that let you share your completed videos and follow other users. The last is more specifically for adding effects, but is lacking when it comes to social components (and that may be exactly what you’re after).

Socialcam has only a limited number of effects, but they're unique and produce great results.

Screenshot by Jason Parker/CNET)

Socialcam Video Camera (Free) lets you make quick videos with effects and share your work within Socialcam, via e-mail, or on Facebook. The app features its own social sharing features (think Instagram) so you can post your videos to a feed and follow other users. As in Instagram, you’ll be able to “like” other people’s videos… [Read more]

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