8 Best TikTok alternatives for short video addicts

After India banning 59 Chinese apps, including TikTok and UC Browser, — many people, especially influencers, are now looking for better TikTok alternatives to share talents in short video formats. 

And with the ban, many new short video apps are fighting tooth-and-nail to fill the void that TikTok has left behind.

TikTok, which is very popular with young people, has recently received much negative news that damaged the reputation and earning of the parent company ByteDance. 

The main problem with TikTok is its a Made in China app and would have flaws that allow the Chinese government to spy on us. For this reason, Govt. of India has already banned TikTok, and now the United States is also planning to block popular short video app.

Apart from that, Anonymous hackers also claim that TikTok is being used by China to spy on users all over the world and asked everyone to uninstall the app.

As of in India, people have already removed the app and now looking for better TikTok alternatives. If you don’t know, there are many other similar applications like TikTok that have just been born or have been released for a long time and are widely used and quite popular. So in this article, we are going to recommend some of the best alternatives for TikTok to record and share short videos.

Although this list is not limited for Indian readers, I recommend everyone around the globe to ditch this spying Chinese app and install one of these TikTok replacements.

All the app recommended here have similar functionalities, so try every app one the list and stick with the one which delivers maximum audience.

TikTok alternatives for short video addicts:

1. Instagram Reels

Reels come as a built-in feature on Instagram is the new TikTok alternative; maybe we can say a worthy alternative compared to other short video apps. So to use Reels, you just have to install Instagram and dive into your Story option and swipe right to do new Reels.

With Reels, users can record 15-second videos, adjust their speed, set them to music, or borrow audio from others’ videos — similar to the “Duet” feature in TikTok. They can share them to their stories, send them via DMs, or post them to a new section of Instagram’s Explore tab called Top Reels, where the company is hoping the best clips will go viral.

2. Dubsmash

Dubsmash is the oldest contender on this list. Dubsmash is one of the perfect TikTok alternatives, and right from its inception, Dubsmash quickly received great attention from the young and increasingly popular. Up to now, there have been over 100 million downloads for this application.

3. Triller

Triller is a short video application that allows users to create personalized music videos with a unique auto-editing algorithm. The app comes with 100+ filters to create any creative video you want by adding your favorite music.

4. Trell

Trell short video platform comes with a user-friendly interface and thriving community of 4 million+ talented creators and influencers. This TikTok alternative app allows you to switch between tabs to choose the kind of content you want to see, like food, travel, DIY videos, workout videos etc.

5. Moj

Moj is a hot new short video platform developed by ShareChat. Available in 15 Indian languages comes with cutting-edge magic filters. Like TikTok, create amazing short videos with special effects at full sync with the music’s beat. Also, to kill your boredom, simply dive into the app to discover videos from endless categories like dance, comedy, vlog, food, sports, etc.

6. Roposo

Roposo is another Made in India TikTok alternative for short video creation and easy photo editing using video filters, GIF stickers & effects. In the app, enjoy countless original entertainment, including interesting stand-up comedy videos & photos with funny greetings & wishes & make them go viral among a vast audience in India.

7. Chingari

Chingari is one of the short video platforms that suddenly got a considerable coverage and downloads under Made in India TikTok alternative tag. So far, 10,000+ creators are creating entertaining content using this platform. Besides, this application also includes a few games available for users to have fun. The Chingari app was founded by two Bengaluru-based programmers, Biswatma Nayak and Siddharth Gautam. The app was first launched on Google Play in November 2018 while it debuted on iOS in January 2019.

8. LitLot

LitLot — sounds similar to TikTok is an application created by Indian programmers to replace TikTok. Akin TikTok, LitLot allows users to record short videos, edit effects, and share them for a broad audience. There are currently over 1 million downloads, and this number is increasing.

Every TikTok alternatives in this list found effective and attract a massive audience and engagements to your short videos.

Sabarinath is the tech-savvy founder and Editor-in-Chief of TechLog360. With years of experience in the tech industry and a computer science background, he's an authority on the latest tech news, business insights, and app reviews. Trusted for his expertise and hands-on tips for Android and iOS users, Sabarinath leads TechLog360 with a commitment to accuracy and helpfulness. When not immersed in the digital world, he's exploring new gadgets or sharing knowledge with fellow tech enthusiasts.


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