In this guide, I will show you the step-by-step process of how I will download a twitter video to my iPhone. However, you can use the exact same process to download videos from Facebook, Youtube, and other video hosting platforms to your iOS device.
One day I was scrolling my twitter feed on my iPhone, whilst travelling on the train. I came across this video which was awesome.
I knew my page fans will love this video. So I thought, let’s download this video and upload it to my Facebook page (with credit to the original owner of course).
So I went online and tried downloading it. Unfortunately, due to security reasons, iOS does not allow videos from the internet to be directly downloaded to iPhone.
I was hugely disappointed because it meant I will have to access my computer in order to download video and then upload it to my Facebook page.
However, I kept on searching and eventually found a way to download Twitter, Facebook, Youtube etc into my phone. So I thought let’s share the process it with all you awesome fellow buzzers.
First, go to the twitter video you want to download and tap on the ‘v’ sign as shown in the image below.
Tap on share tweet via.
Tap on copy link to the tweet.
Now you have the link to the tweet.
You have to perform the same process if you want to download video from Facebook or Youtube. You will have to obtain URL of the video.
Now go to your APP STORE and type Documents 6 in the search bar as shown in the image below. Match the image below and download the app.
Open the app and tap on Safari sign which you will find at the bottom right corner of the app.
Go the search bar and write download twitter video.
If you wish to download Facebook or Youtube video. Just write download Facebook or Youtube video.
You will get following results. Tap on the first result or chose any website you have used before to download videos to your MacBook or Desktop.
Go to search bar of website and tap to paste the link we copied earlier. And then tap on ‘Download MP4 Hd’ button as below.
You will come across this screen. Tap on ‘Save Link As’ button.
Rename your video and tap on save button at the top right corner of the app.
Now tap on the downloads folder inside app.
You will find your video in the downloads folder.
Now tap on the three dots as highlighted in the image below.
You will notice these options pop up.
Tap on ‘Move’ button.
You will come across two options Documents and iCloud.
Click on Documents.
As soon as you will tap on documents you will see following options as shown below.
Tap on All Photos.
Now tap on Move to ‘All Photos’.
Go to Photos folder of your iPhone.
Whoa. congratulations. Give a tap on your back. You have succesfully downloaded a twitter video to your phone.
You will find it in your videos folder of your phone.
Now that you have succesfully downloaded video to your iPhone. You might want to make it even more awesome by editing it using this awesome list of apps compiled by my fellow blogger.
If you have a video on your iPhone and is looking to edit it, whether, for Instagram, Facebook or you are trying to make a name for yourself as a film director (big dreams) then these 10 video editing apps will do you a world of good. Peruse this listing, find one that you like and think you can work with then go ahead and download it.
1 – Splice:
The Splice Video Editor + Move Maker is the ideal video editing app for iPhone and Android users. It also works well with your GoPro. It has a very friendly user interface that allows you to trim, crop clips, add filters and add transitions.With Splice, you can sync your video to the beat of the music and you have a wide range of free music and sound effects you can choose from if you cannot find the perfect song from your own collection.
Not only are you able to apply filters, you can also adjust background colours to make them sharper and zoom in or out to make your video even more entertaining. When you are finished, you can easily share your video on social media or just save it in your gallery.
2 – Instashot:
If you need a video editor to make your video IG ready then Instashot is the perfect video editor. It squares and blurs the borders of videos so that you can easily share it on Instagram. Square your video then add another photo or video to the square. Hey, there is more. Instashot is able to merge videos, cut videos, and cut middle part of a video and so much more.
Add your own music, sound effects and/or voice-overs to make your videos even more entertaining to watch. If that is not enough, add text to your videos and photos and throw in a few emojis for good measure. Lastly, this video editor has many photos and video effects you can choose from to brighten your video or photos. When you are finished, sharing your video to Instagram, Facebook, Whatsapp etc is as easy as a breeze.
3 – Filmmaker Pro App:
If you have a movie to make and edit anytime in the future then this is the app for you. The creators of Filmmaker Pro App have outfitted it with some of the best features. With this app, you can create and edit more than one video at a time, store audio tracks and voice overs. Cut, split, adjust video playbacks and control the volume of your videos with this app. Adjust brightness, contrast, saturation to ensure viewing pleasure.
There are 15 transition options and 30 filters from which to choose. Unlike other apps, Filmmaker Pro App has the Key Burns and Chroma Key effects for videos and photos. There are 2 music collections and up to 76 sound effects to add flavour to your videos and movies. If the features available are not up to par, you can purchase additional options such as a video camera from the in-app store.
4 – iMovie:
The range of features that the iMovie editing app comes with allowance for high quality, high-resolution videos, and movies. iMovie has filters that will have your movie looking like a Hollywood production . There are picture-in-picture and split screen effects. Slow down or speed up your videos to your liking. When you are finished with that part, chose a song or sound effect from iMovie’s collection or insert your voice-over recordings.
Create trailers, videos, and movies using templates from a wide range of genres and add text overlay using fonts from Hollywood movies. The iMovie editing app allows you to edit from anywhere and on any apple device. So start on your iPhone and finish on your Mac. What are you waiting for? Download this app and start creating right away.
5 – Quik:
The Quik video editor allows you to edit videos and photos to share on your social media pages and with your friends and families. Quik automatically selects pictures and videos from your galleries and compile them into a video for you using the Flashbacks 24H feature. When you are creating a video, Quik gives 26 video styles for you to choose from. Quik allows you to reorder photos, video clips, and trim videos.
Make your videos more interesting by adding text and title slides. Choose from their music collection or add your own music to make your video more meaningful. Finish up and share with friends and family on Facebook, Instagram, Whatsapp etc or just save to your gallery in HD. One last detail, Quik works very well with the GoPro app.
6 – Video Editor Free:
This video editor provides everything you need to edit your videos. Select the video clips or videos you want to make into a video. Edit the video you are compiling or you can edit each video clip that is a part of your video project. Trim, crop and add different backgrounds to your video. Adjust the speed of the super video to your liking. If that is not enough, adjust the speed of separate video clippings.
If you want a landscape orientation or squared for Instagram, Video Editor Free delivers these features. You have the added options of zooming in or out on a video clipping or rotating your clips if you want to make life a bit more interesting. Oh, you can also add filters, and/or texts to your videos. Make the text jump all over the page or glow brightly. There are also shapes, alphabets and even numbers that you can add to your videos to make them even more entertaining.
7 – Perfect Video:
Perfect Video is perfect for those of us who enjoy making and posting videos. Perfect Video makes it easy for you to import multiple videos and photo to create the video you wish to create. You can choose the orientation you desire for your video or square it to share with your IG followers. Perfect Video Editor supports several formats and allows you to share videos with high resolution. Split, create duplicate videos, trim and crop your video clips with Perfect.
Slow down the video to prolong a moment or speed it up if you want to. Rotate or reverse your video clips to make your videos even more fun for you to watch. Add the Ken Burn effect to your pictures and throw in one or two animated subtitles. Play two videos at the same time. Add watermarks, music, sound effects, mosaic and a whole slew of other features to make the perfect video/movie for your viewing pleasure.
8 – Funimate:
Get creative and have fun with the ultimate fun video editing app, Funimate. Funimate has real-time effects that no other video editing app has. It does not have just one or two but over 20 video effects to bring your videos to life. Use Funimate to create story videos of memorable moments to send to friends and family.
Add songs and sound effects so that your viewers can groove to the music while they watch your videos. With Funimate you can easily share videos to Instagram, Vine, Facebook, Musical.ly or iMessage. This app has been ranked #1 in Itunes App store in over 100 countries. Download Funimate and start having some fun.
9- Magisto Movie Maker:
Magisto is another video editing app that automatically makes videos from photo and videos stored on your phone. Apparently over 80 million people think this app is the best app in the App Store so if you do not have it, go and download it now. CNN, NBC Sports and New York Times are just some of the publications that have featured Magisto. Magisto creates professional looking movies without the hassle of a million and one features. It has a very friendly interface that allows you to quickly transform your videos into cinema worthy films.
Use videos and pictures from your gallery or use Magisto smart video camera to create a video for editing. After you have created the video, go ahead and apply automatic video stabilization, facial recognition, filters effects, and transitions. It gets even more interesting. If you’re a business owner, videographer, YouTuber etc, subscribe to Magisto for Business to make longer videos and add your logo to your movies. Then share, share, share to the different social media platforms.
10 – Videoshop:
The last video editing app on this list is Videoshop. Select video clips or photos from your gallery. Trim, add sound effects, voice-overs or music to your videos with Videoshop. Make your videos brighter and more saturated by adjusting the display. You have the option of adding transitions, filters, and effects to make your videos more pleasurable to view.
If the size is not right, Videoshop allows you to resize until you are satisfied. Speed up or slow down to create your desired effect. After you are done with all that, choose from various fonts and add text tour video. Still not satisfied? Playback your videos in reverse to add a bit of excitement. Yippee, now that you are finished, share it on Snapchat, Instagram, Vine, Facebook etc.
There you have it, ten video editing apps to convert your videos from basic to baddies. Make entertaining videos for families and friends. If you are looking for an app a step above videos for friends then this list contains some professional apps that will churn out high-quality videos to increase your YouTube subscribers and Instagram followers.