What is CapCut and How Does it Work?

CapCut is an application developed by ByteDance, the owners of TikTok, which has become one of the most downloaded apps globally in April, managing to sneak into the top 10 of both the Google Play Store and the Apple Store.

CapCut is available for Android and iOS devices. It is also available for PC from the Google Chrome browser or using some kind of Android emulator. It is free and has more than 200 million downloads in the Google and Apple stores.

Why You Should Download CapCut

The main functionality of the app is to facilitate the editing of short videos in vertical formats, with the possibility of retouching videos that have been recorded in 4K and HDR. It is not just any video editing app. Its main feature is how easy it is for any user to load a video and edit it from CapCut. The app has a very simple and intuitive interface, making it an accessible app for any user, even those unaccustomed to video editing.

CapCut has the typical functionalities of a video editor, such as the possibility of cutting, changing the playback speed, moving forward or backward, pasting several videos, or adding images.

On the other hand, it also offers some functionalities focused on making TikTok videos more attractive, such as the following:


The app allows you to create a series of transitions to apply, both to videos and texts.

Text, Stickers, or Emojis

CapCut allows you to add different text formats, such as subtitles, which can be added manually or automatically. It also allows you to create titles, which can be animated using several templates, both in 2D and 3D.


It has a wide variety of filters and masks that can be added and configured, regulating their intensity. In this sense, it is possible to remove the background or create a chroma effect, to superimpose one video on another.


It also has the ability to add copyrighted music, thanks to its integration with TikTok. In this sense, CapCut has a complete sound gallery. This is divided into several thematic categories. In addition, it has a functionality that allows you to record or load external sounds to create dubbing videos.

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