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Mobile Movies/Videography – LumaFusion Update Version 1.3 Now Available

LumaFusion is a truly epic video editing and effects program. Its latest update 1.3 has just been approved and is now sitting proudly on the iOS App Store. LumaFusion is a powerful multi-track video editor used by mobile journalists, filmmakers and professional video producers to tell compelling video stories. If you are a professional or aspiring producer, journalist, or filmmaker, if you have a video story that’s begging to be told, if you want to use the latest technology for iOS; LumaFusion is the premiere professional video editing and effects app for you.

LumaFusion is produced by the original creators of the award-winning Pinnacle Studio App, and this time they’re  created arguably, the most powerful tool ever for mobile video editing.

The LumaFusion Upgrade from LumaxFX can be downloaded here – retails for £19.99/$19.99 – it’s a bargain, I can assure you!

We will be publishing tutorials for this upgrade very soon. Previously we interviewed the developers of this app, please take a look here to view

Key Features – Editing

• 3 video/audio tracks for photos, videos, titles and graphics

• 3 additional audio tracks for narration, music and sound effects

• Insert and overwrite editing and trimming – allows you to add space between clips or maintain clip positions while you edit

• All standard editing features including trim, duplicate clip, split clip, delete

• Full undo/redo support makes it easy to experiment without worry

• Professional editing features including slip-trim and anchored clips help keep your project in perfect sync, and make B-rolls, PIPs and split-screens easier than ever.

• Dozens of transitions including dissolves, slides, pushes, wipes and specialty transitions like flash and zoom blur.

• Select different UI layouts to focus on editing, media management and playback at any time



• Live Audio Track Mixer – listen to your mix while adjusting levels

• Royalty-free curated music library with 7 music genres + logo stingers

• Keyframe audio levels for perfect fades and audio ducking


• Layer multiple styles, blurs, pixel effects, color and distortion effects

• Full color correction allows you to correct for problems such as florescent light

• Layer effects and color in any order to create an endless variety of effects

• Add unlimited keyframes to animate your effect or color at any frame

• See all of your changes instantly with real-time preview of all edits and effects

Slow and Fast Motion

• Create slow motion/fast motion forward and reverse

• Fully supports 120 and 240fps slo-mo video files and time lapse video files

Media Library

• Use the “Open In” feature to open compatible files from other apps and mail

• Quickly import multiple media files from Box, Dropbox, Google Drive, OneDrive

• Download media stored in iCloud Photo Library directly to the app

• View detailed information and metadata about your media

• Rename, add notes, color-tag and pre-trim clips in the library.

• Multi-select clips for drag to timeline or color tagging


• Create multi-layer titles with text, shapes and images

• Adjust font, color, face, border and shadow

• Import new fonts with “Open-In”

• Save title presets or styles

• Apply effects and motion transitions to titles to animate

Project Management

• Create projects with square, 16:9, 9:16 4:3 or film aspect ratios matching FiLMiC Pro clips (1.66:1, 17:9, 2.2:1, 2.39:1, 2.59:1)

• Create projects with 24p, 25p, 30p, 50p and 60p frame rates to eliminate conversion jitter

• Duplicate, add notes, color-tag, search and sort your projects for easy organisation


• Easily share to the Photos app, Facebook, YouTube, Vimeo, Box, Dropbox, Google Drive, OneDrive or “Other App” including Airdrop to your Mac

• Export at a variety of resolutions and qualities up to 4K (on supported iPhones and iPads)

• Export at different frame rates (23.976, 24, 25, 29.97, 30, 50, 59.94, 60, 120 and 240)

• Quickly share a snapshot photo of any frame in your project to the Photos app

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Joanne Carter, creator of the world’s most popular mobile photography and art website—— TheAppWhisperer platform has been a pivotal cyberspace for mobile artists of all abilities to learn about, to explore, to celebrate and to share mobile artworks. Joanne’s compassion, inclusivity, and humility are hallmarks in all that she does, and is particularly evident in the platform she has built. In her words, “We all have the potential to remove ourselves from the centre of any circle and to expand a sphere of compassion outward; to include everyone interested in mobile art, ensuring every artist is within reach”, she has said. Promotion of mobile artists and the art form as a primary medium in today’s art world, has become her life’s focus. She has presented lectures bolstering mobile artists and their art from as far away as the Museum of Art in Seoul, South Korea to closer to her home in the UK at Focus on Imaging. Her experience as a jurist for mobile art competitions includes: Portugal, Canada, US, S Korea, UK and Italy. And her travels pioneering the breadth of mobile art includes key events in: Frankfurt, Naples, Amalfi Coast, Paris, Brazil, London. Pioneering the world’s first mobile art online gallery - has extended her reach even further, shipping from London, UK to clients in the US, Europe and The Far East to a global group of collectors looking for exclusive art to hang in their homes and offices. The online gallery specialises in prints for discerning collectors of unique, previously unseen signed limited edition art. Her journey towards becoming The App Whisperer, includes (but is not limited to) working for a paparazzi photo agency for several years and as a deputy editor for a photo print magazine. Her own freelance photographic journalistic work is also widely acclaimed. She has been published extensively both within the UK and the US in national and international titles. These include The Times, The Sunday Times, The Guardian, Popular Photography & Imaging, dpreview, NikonPro, Which? and more recently with the BBC as a Contributor, Columnist at Vogue Italia and Contributing Editor at LensCulture. Her professional photography has also been widely exhibited throughout Europe, including Italy, Portugal and the UK. She is currently writing several books, all related to mobile art and is always open to requests for new commissions for either writing or photography projects or a combination of both. Please contact her at: [email protected]