Byte (iOS Version 0.2.8)

Byte (iOS Version 0.2.8) -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.

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