If a picture says a thousand words a video must say a million! It is no coincidence that infographics, gifs and videos are the most popular kind of content on the Internet. Content marketers, educators, startups and other business personnel are moving toward more visual ways of putting forth their points and ideas.
In this post, I’ve outlined the top sites to create animated videos for free. You can use them for your business presentations, eLearning courses or just for fun.
It is an online presentation tool that allows you to create free animated video explainers and cartoon style videos just by dragging and dropping. Its a great alternative to the age old presentation software.
- Log in with Google Account
- Pre-made templates to get you started
- A rich content library with a wide choice of characters, animated characters, props, markers, shapes, backgrounds, image holders and text effects. You can also import your own images and sounds
- Arrange the items on slides and on the timeline with timing and transition effects
- Set PowToon into Movie mode (which plays straight through) or Presentation mode (where you can build in pauses for you to talk)
- 1-click export to Youtube or download to computer
It is an intuitive tool that allows you to easily make animation videos for your product demos, presentations, teaching lessons, or just to have some fun.
- Insert objects, type, backgrounds, sounds and animate them in a few clicks
- Make your Videos visible by embedding or sharing them on social networks
- All the movement and transitions are shown on a timeline below the canvas, but then each individual action is split up for the user into keyframes, not slides
- Variety of templates available http://wideo.co/video-templates
Helps you in making your own animations quickly and economically so that you can reach prospects and customers with animated videos online about your business and products.
- Can replace the preset voices with your own uploads
- Assign a voice track to a character, then watch them automatically lip-sync to it
- Point-and-click, scene-based, 2D animations with premade content with the option to customize
- Easy to assign varied actions and voices to custom-entered speech
- Simple navigation system that lets you produce complete animations in minutes
- You can publish videos to websites or share on social networks but download to PC not available
It is one of the top free sites create animated videos, tutorials, explainers, presentations, infographics, video clips, display ads, and e-cards.
- 3 options to choose from – animated video, presentation and display Ad
- Generous free plan (export to youtube and facebook available)
- Download to PC available
- If you want to go beyond what’s available in the standard Moovly object libraries, the Moovly Marketplace contains lots of add-on products and services for your creative adventures in Moovly
It is a web-based presentation tool that allows you to create visual and dynamic animated videos and presentations.
- Quick login with Google/Facebook
- Hand drawing animation effect
- Easy to use drag and drop interface
- Download and export available only in paid plans. But you can share a link to videos in the free plan.
- Rich library of available images to use in your animated videos
- Only 1-minute videos in free plan but pricing starts at $7/month
If a short animated video can get your point across quickly and effectively why would you want to make boring powerpoint presentations that are too much for people’s reducing attention spans?