If you thought the video app wars had already been won by Vine and Instagram, think again.
On Thursday, YouTube co-founders Chad Hurley and Steve Chen unveiled MixBit, an iPhone app that lets you record, edit, share — and, the big differentiator — mix video clips from other users to create your own movies.
Videos are designed to be recorded and viewed in horizontal mode. Recording works just like Vine and Instagram video: Just tap the screen and hold until your clip is finished.
You can record clips as long as 16 seconds, and include as many as 256 clips in a single video, meaning finished videos can be more than an hour long. There are no filters, but you can cut and rearrange clips, and save drafts before hitting publish — all of which will certainly make the work of stop motion artists (and just about everyone else) easier. Read more...