TikTok today announced that it is expanding its developer video kit offering to include these authoring apps for the web, desktops and consoles, in addition to its previous platform support. mobile. Along with the news, the company unveiled a slew of new third-party apps that will now integrate with TikTok, including Clipchamp, Combo, Grabyo, Kapwing, Mobcrush, and LG U +.
Video Kit is TikTok’s solution, which includes the “Share to TikTok” option that allows third-party tools and applications to integrate with TikTok so that their users can upload video files directly to TikTok from the platform. form of editing their own application. First released in 2019, Share on TikTok was the first feature introduced in the TikTok Developer Program, which has since expanded to offer new tools such as the Connectivity Kit and Sound Kit.
Today, Share to TikTok can be found in a number of tools, like Adobe Premiere Rush, Picsart, Enlight Videoleap, Momento GIF Maker, and others. These types of apps are often used by professional creators who want to be able to make more advanced edits than those offered by the TikTok app alone.
Now expanding to include desktop and web tools as well, TikTok is expanding its reach to even more professional creators and even brands or businesses. Clipchamp, for example, was recently acquired by Microsoft to integrate its video authoring and editing software into Microsoft’s line of productivity software, with the company calling video a new kind of “document” that businesses now use to make. things like presenting an idea to a process or communicating with team members.
Combo’s platform is designed to help creators save time by reusing their content, which could allow streaming services to turn their highlights and clips into TikTok videos. Grabyo’s cloud-based video production platform provides broadcasters and media editors with the tools to produce, edit and deliver live and real-time video content across all major broadcast, digital and social platforms .
Meanwhile, Mobcrush, owned by Super League Gaming, offers tools for gamers and streamers, while Kapwing’s video editor includes collaborative tools for creative teams. The U2 collaborative platform (powered by LG U +) will include the feature later this year, allowing creators to work on video storyboards with a team.
TikTok says other developers interested in the new tools can visit developer.tiktok.com to get started.