Jumprope (Version 3.0.6)

Synopsis of the App: Jumprope is an app platform designed for creating and sharing helpful how-to videos.

Price and Platform: Free. Apple only.

RDN Score: 4/5

Pros

  • User-friendly design makes it easy to create and discover content.
  • Create step-by-step how-to tutorials using a combination of video and photos.
  • Capture video in the app or import from the camera roll.
  • Easily edit to change speed, and add music, text, and filters.
  • Add a custom cover photo or use an app-generated image.
  • Include a (clickable) shopping list with the product(s) list and optional photos.
  • Make your Jumprope pop by choosing the background color and pattern.
  • Record an intro and sign off with the forward facing camera.
  • View total number of steps at the start and easily skip through to later steps.
  • Explore videos by category including food, drinks, beauty, fitness, wellness, and more.
  • Front page topics highlight popular content like kitchen hacks and healthy eats.
  • Tap to save Jumpropes to your personal account for quick recall.
  • Export tutorials to Instagram and IGTV, YouTube, Facebook, Pinterest, and other social outlets or create a GIF with ease.

Cons

  • The background color and pattern selections are limited with no custom options.
  • The Jumprope community is small so you’ll likely get the most views by exporting.
  • The camera quality is fair and doesn’t include filter options that users may be accustomed to in other apps like Snapchat and Instagram Stories.
  • Video will be cropped to square.
  • Shared videos strip away the steps, text, and product links.
  • App is only available on iOS devices at the time of this review.

Bottom Line: Jumprope is ideal for anyone seeking a simple way to create and upload tutorial style recipe videos or other instructional videos.

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Marisa Moore, MBA, RDN, LD, is based in Atlanta and specializes in culinary nutrition, communications and consulting. She blogs at marisamoore.com. Follow her on Instagram and Twitter.