Don't Keep Holiday Photos Trapped In Your Phone: Create Home Movies on iOS or Android

Here is what you need to know to get going.
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Here is what you need to know to get going.

The holidays are here. You've taken tons of pictures and some video too. Once all the excitement dies down, you might want to capture those memories to look back upon in a home movie to look back upon in the future as well as share with loved ones who are unable to join you for the holidays. Today, doing that is a whole lot easier then it was even a few years ago.

Here is what you need to know to get going.

GoPro Quik

For the adventurous there is an app made by the makers of GoPro. It's called Quik and while it integrates with GoPro cameras, it works across platforms. It's know for making fast, fun, videos that are beautiful. Learn more here.

Apple Clips

If you want to stick with Apple, they have a nifty new movie making app out this year called Clips which you can read about here.

Google Photos

Whether you have iOS or Android, you might want to use Google since it has unlimited storage for photos and video. You can read how to Get Going with Google Movies and here are 8 Tips for Movie Making.


All three options are free. Visit the links below to download the option you want to try.  

Download Quik

Download Clips

Download Google Photos

Lisa Nielsen writes for and speaks to audiences across the globe about learning innovatively and is frequently covered by local and national media for her views on “Passion (not data) Driven Learning,” "Thinking Outside the Ban" to harness the power of technology for learning, and using the power of social media to provide a voice to educators and students. Ms. Nielsen has worked for more than a decade in various capacities to support learning in real and innovative ways that will prepare students for success. In addition to her award-winning blog, The Innovative Educator, Ms. Nielsen’s writing is featured in places such as Huffington Post, Tech & Learning, ISTE Connects, ASCD Wholechild, MindShift, Leading & Learning, The Unplugged Mom, and is the author the book Teaching Generation Text.

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