Create unique videos for any project with Powtoon’s free video maker.

Becoming a video creator is super easy. Typically a professional video is an expensive studio-created video. But with Powtoon, you can make high-quality videos without being a professional video editor. Our drag-and-drop platform allows you to make your own videos in no time, with our free video maker software.

Start with one of our animated video templates

Millions of videos are made
on Powtoon by beginners and pros

Powtoon is a free online video maker where you can create videos anytime, anywhere. You don’t need complex video editing tools to make professional-quality videos. It’s so easy to get started with thousands of templates, free stock images and videos, drag and drop animation, characters, and music soundtracks for you to quickly create unique, short videos. Then download your videos to any channel – Facebook, YouTube, LinkedIn, Hubspot & more! Watch your video come to life in seconds.

How to make a video

Learn how you can easily create effective and engaging videos – even if you’ve never made a video before.

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Log In
Visit Powtoon.com to log in or sign up for free to make a new Powtoon account using Google, Facebook, LinkedIn, Office 365, or your email. Log into your account and choose what kind of video you want to create, whether it’s a Facebook Video, Video Presentation, YouTube Video, Instagram Stories, Intro & Outro Video, or even a Screen Recording. From there, you can start from scratch or browse templates for inspiration.

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Choose a Template
In Powtoon’s library you’ll find thousands of video templates for business videos, explainer videos, marketing and sales videos, education videos, training videos, real estate videos, retail videos, and so much more. Simply choose your favorite template and start customizing to make it your own. Or, you can create a video from scratch.

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Explore features
Upload your own videos and images right into your video. Choose your own color palette and background. Add music from Powtoon’s free music collection. Apply animation and graphics for motion. Build your own characters with customizable hair, face, skin, clothing, and animated gestures. Maintain consistency by uploading your brand colors, fonts, and logo.

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Customize Your Video
Choose from millions of royalty-free images and footage, icons, illustrations, animation, music, colors, fonts, pre-made layouts and scenes, custom characters, and other graphics that you can add to your video for a personal touch. Then, work on your video with others with easy collaboration capabilities.

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Share Far & Wide
You’re finished! Download your video as an MP4 or GIF. Or, share your new video directly to your website, Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, HubSpot, PowerPoint, email, and more. Return to the video editor to make changes any time.

Full Video Customization

Choose from a library of pre-made video templates, free stock videos, images, and music, characters, animation, and graphics that you can access without leaving Powtoon. Or, upload your own videos and images to easily customize your new video with just a few clicks.

Professional Video Creation. No Skills Needed

No matter your skill level, Powtoon gives you the power to create professional videos without the hassle of complicated software or the expensive cost of a video creator agency. Making your own animated videos requires no design or tech skills. Simply pick a video template and customize it to suit your needs. When you’ve finished, you can download your video and share it on social media.

Step By Step Guidance

Everyone hits bumps in the road. That’s why we’re here for you every step of the way with tutorials, support, live webinars, and our training center. If you can’t find your way, our friendly Customer Service team is ready to point you in the right direction. You can quickly and easily reach them at support@powtoon.com.

FAQs

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What kind of videos can I make with Powtoon?

Well, everything! You can make any type of video in any style with Powtoon, from whiteboard videos, animated presentations, explainer videos, screen recordings, infographic reports, and more – whether it’s for business or personal use. Your imagination is the limit! Not sure where you want to start? Get inspired by our template gallery, filled with 100s of ready-made video templates for every need. If you can’t find your way, our friendly Customer Support team can be easily reached at support@powtoon.com

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How do I edit a video?

Upload your video file into an editing software program and go through the editing features: trim, resize, filter, title, motion. Think about length, audio quality and color, perspective and pacing, background music, intros and outros. Invite others to collaborate on the editing process.

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How do I add music to a video?

Upload your video file into an editing software program and go through the editing features: trim, resize, filter, title, motion. Think about length, audio quality and color, perspective and pacing, background music, intros and outros. Invite others to collaborate on the editing process.

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What is the best format for video?

The best video file formats are MP4, which allows for high quality and smaller file sizes. Or, you can skip downloading your video altogether, and instead share directly to any channel your heart desires! Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, HubSpot, PowerPoint, email, and more.

Join 30 Million People Who Love Using Powtoon

Powtoon allows me to produce creative content, while eliminating the need to purchase expensive equipment and software.

Arlette Lopez
Global Content & Messaging

Our subscription to Powtoon has paid for itself 100 times over.

Ryan Deiss
CEO | Digital Marketer

Once we started offering videos, our sales increased 37%! Powtoon is so easy to use, and their service is amazing, allowing us to offer a unique product that is affordable, that crushes the competition.

Matt Jones
CEO | Visioniz
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