Top 10 Short Video Apps in India | Most Popular Short Video App

Short Video apps are pretty popular these days. Whether you want to create short videos for WhatsApp status or you want to entertain others with your creativity, the short video creation app will make it easy for you. You don’t need to be a professional editor to use these applications because these apps are very easy to use due to their inbuilt features.

After the ban of many popular short video apps like TikTok, Likee, Vigo Video, etc many Indian apps have been launched in competition with Chinese apps, Also, Instagram launches its own section for short videos named Reels. Youtube also gave a similar function named Youtube Shorts and many more apps were launched after the ban of TikTok in India. So If you are looking for the best short video apps then here is the list.

List of Top 10 Best Short Video Apps in India

Here is the list of the Top 10 Best Short Video Apps you must try if you are a short video fan. In this list, we have mentioned similar apps like TikTok and the best replacement for TikTok.

1. Reels by Instagram

Instagram Reels

Instagram Reels provide you with a platform to create fun videos to share with your friends or anyone on Instagram. You can record and edit 30-second multi-clip videos with audio, effects, and new creative tools. You can share reels with your followers on Feed, and, if you have a public account, make them available to the wider Instagram community through a new space in Explore.

Instagram Reels is not similar to TikTok but it also provides many features like TikTok. You can shoot short videos (less than 1 Minute) and can share them with your followers. This app is known for photo sharing although after the launch of Reels people also share short videos on Instagram.

2. Youtube Shorts

YouTube Shorts

Youtube is a very famous platform to share videos, but you can only share long-duration videos on youtube. In September 2020 youtube announced its own short video platform named Youtube Short. YouTube Shorts are vertical videos up to 60 seconds in length. In addition to showing it on your channel, viewers may find your short-form video on the homepage Shorts shelf and tap into a new vertical viewing experience, made for short videos.

One of the biggest advantages of Using YouTube Short is that there is no copyright issue in Shorts, and you can use any audio/music to make your own shorts.

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3. MX TakaTak

MX TakaTak

The most famous short video app after the ban of TikTok was Mx TakaTak. Mx TakaTak is the home to the top digital creators of the country, MX TakaTak is the platform that will help you nurture your talent in creating videos and make you discover your audience. Popular creators like Badshah, Jannat Zubair, Garima Chaurasia, Angel Rai, and Aashika Bhatia have joined this platform with millions of followers.

MX TakaTak is a fun video maker and dialogue dubbing app developed by MX Media & Entertainment that allows users to make short-form videos and funny dubbed videos. Not just limited to these, the Indian version of the TikTok app also provides its users with the dubbing of dialogues, customization of videos, and the addition of music to all types of videos, be it Comedy, Gaming, Memes, or Food! You can easily re-create the best scenes from your favorite movies and the hook steps of hit songs by using the Mx TakaTak app.

4. Moj


Moj is the one-stop destination to create and watch trendy short videos, build your following, and become a star. This app has similar features to TikTok and Likee. Moj is the most popular short video app in India. This App is designed by the developers of Sharechat (One of the most popular Indian social media platforms).

Moj app has good filters and a video editor along with very cool stickers which is my favorite feature of this app. You can add Moj deshi stickers to your videos to make the perfect trendsetter. You can easily create fun videos and lipsync videos using the Moj app.

5. Josh


Josh is a ‘Made in India’ app for every creator of the world! It has got an amazing camera filter with cool features like – slow motion, thousands of background sounds, and many more which gives you an easy way to shoot cool and amazing videos. You can watch the latest videos of your favorite creators, many creators like Mr. Faisu, Hasnain Khan, and other members of Team 07 along with Sameeksha Sud, Vishal Pandey, and Bhavin Bhanushali have joined this platform. You can record and upload your own videos and take part in fun challenges, become a star, and earn money!

6. Chingari


Chingari was the first made-in-India app launched after the ban of TikTok. It is an Indian video-sharing social networking service created by Biswatma Nayak and Siddharth Gautam of Bangalore. According to the information given on the play store, you can make a short video with the Chingari app and share it with your friends. In this app, you will find videos like trending news, entertainment, funny videos, and love status. Looking at the features of the app, it seems that this app is very much like the helo app.

You will be able to share, like, and comment on the posts shared on the Chingari app. This app has a separate button to share videos on WhatsApp which is similar to the Chinese app Helo. You can also follow your favorite users on this app.

7. Snapchat


Snapchat is a good platform to share your edited videos with your friends. The inbuilt camera of this app provides many features to edit videos with different filters, you can shoot your videos and share them on Snapchat.

Snapchat was launched in 2012 and now has more than 500 million downloads. This app is rated 4.1 stars by 19 million people on the google play store.

8. Facebook Short Videos

Facebook Short Videos

Facebook also launched its own short video feature named simply Short Videos. It is the integrated feature of the Facebook app which appears randomly on the screen of Facebook users. Facebook Short Videos is only available for app users, it is not available on lite and browser versions of Facebook.

9. Trell

Trell app enables a user to browse through numerous short videos, download them, like them, share them, and more. Users also get a chance to play games on this app where they can also invite their friends to join and earn rewards and coupons for premium websites like Myntra, Swiggy, Ajio, OYO, Cleartrip, Mc Donalds, Foodpanda, Himalaya, Beardo and so many more on the made-in-India app. Currently, the Trell app has more than 10 million downloads on the Google Play Store in a short span of time and has a 4.1 stars rating.

10. Mitron

Mitron App allows users to create, edit and share short videos. This app was launched in April 2020 to provide an alternative option to TikTok. Mitron App has more than 10 million downloads and a 3.9-star rating. If a user wants to create their own short video, then they will have to sign in to the app with a username and password. After signing in to the app, one needs to click on the video button which is at the bottom center of the app screen. Then, record the video, edit it, and hit publish. Once the video is published, it will be on the user’s profile for people to watch for free.


I hope now you have known about the Best Short Video Apps. If I missed any app you can mention it in the comments. All of the above apps are social platforms but you can use them to share your video content to get famous with your skills. I hope you guys like this, do share your views on this article in the comments. Thank You!

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5 thoughts on “Top 10 Short Video Apps in India | Most Popular Short Video App”

  1. That’s a good app. Thanks for sharing this information. I was also wondering about some short video apps and video creation apps. Also, share with many people like you—every time I found something interesting and new info. I share an app related to a short video. Doston is the best short video app. It is popular because of the unique features, and I think no app has that type of feature. Feel free to check out: Click Here

  2. Nice info and a great list of apps really appreciable. Thanks for sharing. Kurafat is also a short video app created in India. Here you will found rich video content and lots of entertainment.

  3. Thank you for sharing this information. Guess there are many other apps also waiting to join the list. Tympass is another such app. Its a short video making app which have different variety of creators.


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