MixBit video editing app launched by YouTube co-founders

The co-founders of YouTube have launched MixBit, a new app that allows users to create and edit their own video clips.

Steve Chen and Chad Hurley, the co-founders of YouTube, are now the team behind AVOS and are launching MixBit as a new social media video service.

Dissimilar to other popular video creation apps like Vine or the new Instagram video function, MixBit allows users to bring in video clips from other users.

They can then collate their own video montages and creations that run anywhere from 16-seconds to an hour. Each video can contain up to 256 video clips which are all stored as independent files, but played as one seamless video.

Videos can then be shared using MixBit as well, similar to the way Vine and Instagram function.

“The MixBit app and website helps people create videos together,” reads the MixBit site. “The app lets you record, edit and publish videos as short as one second or as long as an hour – right from your mobile device. The MixBit site is also the first site that lets users collaborate with each other and remix videos uploaded by the community.”

With MixBit, users can have multiple video projects running at any one time, saving unpublished creations for editing and publishing at a later date.

Users are also still able to edit videos even after they have been published, something else not offered by popular alternatives.

The MixBit app is currently available for iOS devices like the iPhone 5, iPad mini and 5th generation iPod Touch. It is free to download in the App Store.

MixBit has promised that an Android version of the app is coming soon.

It is not known whether the app will make it to Windows Phone or BlackBerry anytime soon.

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