Synopsis of the App: Byte is an app to create short looping videos and share via social media.
Price and Platform: Free. iOS and Android.
RDN Score: 3/5
- Easy to use and customizable.
- Create six-second video loops to show quick and fun how-to clips across 10+ categories including food, fitness, beauty, comedy, travel, sports and more. Byte forces users to capture and share the most important shots to hook the viewer.
- Insert existing clips from your camera roll or capture footage in the app.
- Search for content by category.
- Includes music selections within the app.
- Add specific effects such as current experimental features: floating text, photos and GIFs.
- Capture videos using the 3-, 5-, or 10-second self-timer.
- Work and view in “Zen mode” to hide like counts and other distractions in the app.
- “Rebyte” content you enjoy with your followers on byte.
- Includes a small but growing community for social networking.
- Easily share content via text or other social platforms and save to the camera roll for later.
- The Byte community is small, and content quality varies widely.
- Limited filters and editing tools.
- No clear way to link viewers or followers to a website or other outside platforms.
Bottom Line: Good just for fun, Byte brings back the 6-second looping video. It’s ideal for creating quick recipe vide-os and kitchen hacks to share on this and other platforms.