Who made Capcut? Is CapCut Safe?

CapCut has been making a lot of buzz since its release. It is the new video editing app that comes with tons of new features including huge libraries of assets, 3D animations, AI background removal, and much more. But who makes the app? Is it safe? If you are an avid video editor, then you might be concerned about these questions. Here’s all you need to know about CapCut

Who made CapCut?

CapCut has been a popular video editor since it was released to the Chinese audience back in 2019. The app was originally launched under the name ‘Jianying’ and has since managed to top the charts on the US app store and the Chinese app store. Here’s all you need to know about CapCut. 

CapCut tutorials: Green screen | 3D Zoom | Blur

CapCut Developer

CapCut is developed by Bytedance, which is famous for creating the popular social media platform, ‘TikTok’.

Bytedance is a multinational Chinese IT company that delves into the world of the internet. Bytedance manages tons o content platforms and is based in Beijing, China. Bytedance owns the following assets apart from CapCut. 

  • TikTok
  • Toutlao
  • Moonton
  • News Republic Inc.
  • Flipagram Inc.
  • Terark
  • LevelUpAI

Is CapCut safe?

This is totally subjective, but in terms of its source code and serves, CapCut seems to be pretty robust. It has an intuitive UI, crisp touch tools and tons of features to help you make the most out of your video project. However, like any other modern day app, CapCut collects personal data from its users to develop a data bank which can then be used for targeted advertising. According to the Apple App store page, CapCut collects the following data from its users. This could be more or less depending on your Android OEM if you are not on iOS. 

Data used to track you

  • Device ID

Data linked to you on CapCut

  • Device ID
  • User Content
  • User ID
  • Product Interaction data
  • Crash data
  • Dump data
  • Performance data
  • Diagnostics data
  • Other user contact info
  • Photos or videos
  • Audio data
  • Customer support conversations
  • User content

We hope this post helped you get familiar with the developer of CapCut.

CapCut Guides: Green screen | 3D Zoom | Blur

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