You probably must have come across a number of videos made using this awesome video editing tool. When it comes to easy, fast video editing on android devices VivaVideo is one of the most popular apps right now. It is very easy to use and has many indispensable features.
VivaVideo is a free video editor for android devices. It allows you to cut and paste videos, add transitions, trim videos and engage with various effects and filters. When you are done with editing your videos you can share them directly to You Tube, lnstagram, Snapchat, Vine and other social media platforms.
The app runs on devices with Android 2.3.3 or later. It is also available on the Apple App Store.
There’s an alternative for those who may wish to use VivaVideo: Free Video Editor on Windows PC. This tutorial will focus on how to download the app and install it on PC using BlueStacks emulator.
STEP ONE: DOWNLOAD BLUESTACKS APP PLAYER
To run android based apps your PC you will need an emulator. BlueStacks is the most popular Android emulator right now. The app can run on Windows 10/8/8.1/7 and XP.
Download the Offline Installer file
To download BlueStacks visit blustacks.com/download.html on your PC and click on the download link. This will initiate the download of BlueStacks Offline Installer
Run the Offline Installer Set up file
Once your download is done open the installer application file by double clicking it to launch the set up.
A dialog box will appear and select ‘Agree’ to continue with installation. A series of other dialog boxes will appear requiring you to select ‘Next’ until when the ‘Install’ option appears.
Click on the Install option. This will finalize the installation of features on your PC. Once the app is installed you will see it in the programs list on the Start menu and also the application shortcut on your desktop.
STEP TWO: RUN BLUESTACKS APP PLAYER
Launch the BlueStacks App on your desktop by clicking on its icon in the program menu or double-clicking its desktop shortcut. The app may take a few moments to initialize.
STEP THREE: DOWNLOADING THE VIVAVIDEO APP
When it comes to downloading and installing apps on BlueStacks there are a couple of options to choose
Method One: Downloading from Play Store
On the ‘My App’ screen, select the System app and then tap on the Play Store icon.
When the Play Store app is open, go to the search bar and type ‘VivaVideo’ and click the search button. You will be able to find the app like you would normally do on your Android phone. Of course you will find a bunch of apps with almost similar names and Icons. Choose VivaVideo: Free Video Editor. This will land you in the installation page of the app. From there you can see the app details, reviews and number of downloads (The normal Play Store stuff). Click on the Install button. The app download will initialize and the VivaVideo will be installed on your PC
Method Two: Using the Search Bar
This is the simplest method of installing any app on BlueStacks.
On the ‘My apps’ screen click on the search bar on the top right of the screen and type ‘VivaVideo Editor’ and hit enter. You will see the app icon, click on it to install.
Method Three: Drag and drop
If you have already downloaded the apk file on your computer from other sources you can simply drag and drop the VivaVideo apk file from its folder into the BlueStacks App Player screen. The app will begin installing automatically.
Method Four: ‘Install Apk’ method
This method also works only if you already have the VivaVideo apk file on your PC. On the apps screen tap on the Choose ‘Apk’ option to browse where the apk file is located and select it. Click on open to install the app.
STEP FOUR: RUNNING THE VIVAVIDEO APP
After installation by whichever method you have chosen. Simply tap the VivaVideo app icon on the ‘My Apps’ screen and the application will launch on a new tab/screen. You are now ready to enjoy video editing on you PC using the VivaVideo editor.