video apps

This represents an over 8,000% increase from $1.8 million in the first quarter of 2023, when just 21 apps were available.

Quibi redux? Short drama apps saw record revenue in Q1 2024

Lux, the startup and makers of the popular pro photography app Halide and others, is venturing into video. The team today announced its plans to debut a new app, Kino,…

The makers of pro photography app Halide venture into video with Kino, due this February

A new social video app called Nocam has a radical idea to make social networking more authentic — it’s turning off the camera so you can’t see how you look…

Nocam unveils a social video app that’s like BeReal meets TikTok challenges

TikTok users regularly complain of hours lost on the platform, thanks to the video app’s unmatched ability to distract, entertain and engage users by way of its advanced recommendation technology.…

Amid growing concerns around app addiction, TikTok rolls out more screen tools

Pinterest on Monday launched a new app aimed at making it easier for creators to livestream to its platform. The new Pinterest TV Studio app for iOS and Android will…

Pinterest quietly launches a livestreaming app for video creators

Last August, TechCrunch noted TikTok was working to build its own augmented reality (AR) development platform called Effect House, which would allow creators to build AR effects for use in…

TikTok launches its own AR development platform, Effect House

A new startup called Popcorn wants to make work communication more fun and personal by offering a way for users to record short video messages, or “pops,” that can be…

Popcorn’s new app brings short-form video to the workplace

Snack, a video-first mobile dating app designed with a younger generation in mind, is opening itself up to Gen Z investors. The startup today announced the launch of its own…

Snack, a ‘Tinder meets TikTok’ dating app, opens to Gen Z investors

Apple is today rolling out an update to its video creation app, Clips, which brings much-needed support for vertical videos, allowing for sharing to TikTok and the “Stories” feature in…

Apple eyes the TikTok generation with an updated version of Clips

Instagram Reels, the company’s significant effort in challenging TikTok on short-form creative content, is launching globally, starting today. The feature is being made available across 50 countries, including the U.S.,…

Instagram Reels launches globally in over 50 countries, including US

The coronavirus pandemic has sent record numbers of new users to video chat apps. Now, video messaging app Marco Polo aims to capitalize on the increases it’s also seeing to…

Video app Marco Polo adds a subscription option amid coronavirus-led boost in usage

The latest project to emerge from Google’s in-house incubator, Area 120, takes the newfound interest in short-form video and focuses it on the DIY space. The company today is launching…

Google’s Area 120 launches Tangi, a short-form video app focused on creativity and DIY

Ahead of the public launch of Apple’s revamped suite of first-party apps on iOS 13, the company has rolled out a new version of its popular video editor, iMovie for…

iMovie’s big iOS update adds 80 new soundtracks, green-screen effects, image overlays

Amazon Fire TV owners will now be able to control more video apps using Alexa and their voice, the company announced today. This feature lets you ask Alexa to “watch,”…

Fire TV owners can now control Hulu, NBC, CBS and other video apps via their voice

Americans spent nearly a billion hours watching YouTube videos on Android this past July, according to new data released today by App Annie. That’s the largest amount of time spent…

YouTube’s app is dominating mobile video by monthly users, time spent

Scorp, a startup out of Turkey, offers another take on the social video theme. The app lets you upload 15-second videos on any topic, such as your view on Trump’s…

Scorp is a fast-growing social video app you’ve probably never heard of

Facebook’s new video app is now available on Samsung Smart TVs – which makes Samsung the first platform to feature the social network’s latest application. Facebook had announced earlier this month that…

Facebook’s new video app hits Samsung Smart TVs

Musical.ly, the tween and teen focused lip-syncing app, has just dropped another app onto the App Store. Days ago, the company launched a video messaging app called Ping Pong on the…

Musical.ly drops its fourth app, a video messenger called Ping Pong

Channels has grown to become one of the more popular applications for cord cutters who want to watch, pause, rewind and fast-forward live television on their 4th-generation Apple TV. Now that…

A new app from Channels brings live TV to your iOS device

Some have criticised Google for falling behind when it comes to social networking and new communications services, but the company is now working hard to catch up. Today, the company…

Google shows off Duo, its new HD video calling app and answer to Apple’s FaceTime

Two recently launched applications, Daycap and VideoSlam, make it easy to summarize your day in the format of videos or GIFs, which can then be shared out to social media. Do you need these…

Two new apps, Daycap and VideoSlam, help you create GIFs and videos to remember your day

A video news application with hundreds of thousands of active users is coming to Apple TV. Watchup, as the app is called, offers a combination of national, international and local…

Watchup Brings Local, National & International News To Your Apple TV