How to Merge Videos on iPhone and iPad using iMovie and Third-party Apps

You may have multiple clips of an event taken in quick succession. Or a few beautiful landscape videos that you shot using your iPhone camera. For sharing or for having one video file instead of multiple cluttered small clips, you may like to merge them. iMovie app makes it easy to combine several videos together on the iPhone. It leaves no watermark. Let us dig right in and see how to merge videos on iPhone and iPad.

How to Combine Videos on iPhone or iPad for Free Using iMovie

  1. Download iMovie from the App Store
  2. Tap Create Project. Tap Movie.
  3. Select two or more videos you would like to merge. Tap Create Movie. All the selected clips will be imported to iMovie editing timeline. Scroll the thin video strip to the beginning.Choose Videos and Tap on Create Movie on iPhone
  4. Now, Tap on the play button. Your videos will play one after another.Tap on Play to Start Videos in iMovie on iPhone If you like it, you may export it now (see step #8). To spice up the video with effect,
  5. Scroll the thin video strip slowly. Tap on two triangles facing each other.Tap on Two Triangles to Merge Videos on iPhone using iMovie
  6. You may choose None, to have no effect. If you wish to add effects, tap on an effect, and then scroll the video strip a bit from left to right and hit the play button. You can also select time duration, Add Effects to Video in iMovie on iPhone
  7. Now, scroll the video strip to the beginning and tap the triangle play button.Play Merge Videos in iMovie on iPhone
  8. Tap on Done from the upper left to export the video.Tap on Done to Export Merge Video on iPhone
  9. Tap the share icon and tap Save Video. Select video quality. Your final merged video will be exported and saved to the Photos app.Save Merge Video on iPhone Using iMovie

That’s it!

This is how you can combine multiple videos using the iMovie app. Now, let’s check out some third-party apps to merge videos.

Best iPhone and iPad Apps to Merge Videos

#1. KineMaster

KineMaster Video Editing iPhone and iPad App Screenshot

KineMaster allows you to create impressive masterpieces. It lets you combine several videos, images, effects, etc. in an easy to use way. The app also allows you to export the joined videos in resolutions up to 4K.

Price: Free (In-app Purchases start from $1.99)
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#2. Video Merger

Video Merger iPhone and iPad App Screenshot

If you want a specialized app to combine your videos, then this will serve you well. Video Merger lets you join several videos quickly from your Photo Library. You may also add music and your watermark. Once you have the single final video, you can save it to your Photos app or share it from the Video Merger app.

Price: Free (In-app Purchases start from $1.99)
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#3. Video Joiner

Video Joiner iPhone and iPad App Screenshot

An easy to use app design and the pleasant interface makes this app a great choice for combining multiple videos. It saves all your work as a project. This lets you close the app at any time and then resume editing later. You can also add shape overlay, music, trim the video parts, etc.

Price: Free (Pro version – $3.99)
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#4. Splice

Splice Video Editing iPhone and iPad App Screenshot

This powerful and customizable video editor goes beyond just merging multiple video clips. You can make professional videos using this app. It lets you trim the file, adjust transitions, add slow-motion effects, and much more. You can choose to add a sound from its impressive library or use one of your own. Overall, Splice is a capable video editing app that you must check out.

Price: Free (In-app Purchases start from $1.99)
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#5. GoPro

GoPro Video Editing iPhone and iPad App Screenshot

Not only the clips shot from your GoPro camera, but you can use videos from your Photos app and stitch them together with the GoPro iOS app. It has a clean interface and is easy to use. Besides joining clips together, you can make use of many other effects and edits from this app to create a beautiful final video.

Price: Free (GoPro Plus $4.99)
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That’s all, folks!

Signing Off…

This is how you can merge several videos on your iPhone and iPad. I prefer the iMovie method. But let us hear from you. Which app are you going to use? Is it Apple’s iMovie or one of the third-party apps?

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