Lumen5

AI-based video creating, editing and marketing platform

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Lumen5 Overview

What is Lumen5?

Lumen5 is a cloud-based video making solution designed to help businesses manage processes related to creating and editing video content. The platform is a white-label solution, which enables marketers to personalize videos with custom themes, watermarks, fonts, and brand colors.

Lumen5 is powered by artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning to automatically convert social content, images, and text into engaging marketing videos. The solution offers a host of features such as natural language processing, a built-in media library, role-based permissions, automated workflows, configurable storyboards, and more. The drag-and-drop functionality enables users to modify content as well as upload custom audio or images.

Lumen5 allows teams to create high definition videos with multiple resolutions and share them across various social media channels such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. The text-to-video module lets administrators create multilingual videos using blogs, offline documents, or RSS feeds. Plus, the centralized dashboard enables managers to view, as well as approve, content for sharing.

Lumen5 Overview

Pricing

Starting from
US$29,00/month

Pricing options

Free Trial
Free
Subscription
Value for money

Lumen5 offers a free subscription with 5 videos per month. Paid plans are available with monthly as well as annual billing. Monthly subscriptions include the Starter plan at $29 per month, Premium at $79 per month, and Business at $199 per month. Annual subscription packs are offered at $19 per month (billed as $228 per year) for Starter, $49 per month (billed as $588 per year) for Premium and $149 per month (billed as $1788 per year) for Business. Custom plans are also available on request.


Lumen5 Features

Devices
Business size
S M L
Markets
United States, Canada, Australia
Supported Languages
English

Media

Lumen5 media library
Lumen5 image uploading
Lumen5 video editing
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Lumen5 Reviews

Lumen5 Reviews

Overall rating
4,6
/
5
Excellent
76

Very good
27

Average
3

Poor
1

Terrible
1

Value for Money
4,5
Features
4,3
Ease of Use
4,7
Customer Support
4,6
95% recommended this app
Sr. brittany H.

Create Quick Text Based Videos for Social Media


Achir S.

Best Video creation tool based on AI features

Overall Lumen5 is an awesome tool for growth hackers and marketer like me who spend their time in creating video ads. The super impressed by the functionality of this tool. With the help of this tool I save most of my time, I just have to make minimal adjustments whenever I create video for our campaign.


Syed R.

Lumen5 –‘is my favourite tool to create content and innovative design for social media’

My overall experience with Lumen5 is very good. As I mentioned, This tool made mt job easy and my clients are happy. Anyone can be very creative with this tool because they have a lot of options to choose and create the design and this is really amazing.


Aisha K.

Not a great value for your money

customer service and response was quick and timely but it's not worth the money in my opinion


Lindy R.

Great for Social Media Videos

Use it to create content for my social media. It works great.


Sr. brittany H.
Industry: Education Management
Company size: 11-50 Employees

Create Quick Text Based Videos for Social Media

Used Weekly for 1-5 months
Reviewed on 2019/07/18
Review Source: Capterra

Pros

I ran across Lumen5 when looking for a user-friendly site for branding and creating my own short videos for promoting our company. The videos were easy to build and offered a lot of stock video and photos. I can create a video in about 30 minutes (max) and format and reformat it for different platforms with ease.

Cons

I wish I could integrate my own audio or even voice overs. Its limited in that you can only use text and stock audio. It is also very expensive compared to what you can do with it. I may switch to another product next year.

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Value for Money
Ease of Use
Customer Support

Likelihood to recommend: 7.0/10

Achir S.
Industry: Information Technology & Services
Company size: 11-50 Employees

Best Video creation tool based on AI features

Used Weekly for 1-5 months
Reviewed on 2020/04/04
Review Source: Capterra

Overall Lumen5 is an awesome tool for growth hackers and marketer like me who spend their time in creating video ads. The super impressed by the functionality of this tool. With the help of this tool I save most of my time, I just have to make minimal adjustments whenever I create video for our campaign.

Pros

The best part about this tool is that it allows you to create your blog post into a video, You don't have to write the blog post again it just simple copy pasting the URL and you are good to go. There are thousands of images and video clips available which you can use while editing, adding any new slide or section to the video. The tool is based on AI which makes it easy to use. The interface is very user friendly which makes the customization part easy even for a non-technical persons.

Cons

The least liking factor about this tool is that when you convert the blog post into a video you cannot change the content in the blog, it only fetch the result in the URL or the content you have published. Recently I created a video by converting my blog post but sometimes as blogger we made some typing or grammar mistakes I was unable to change the script in the blog which I think needs improvement. Another thing which I dislike is sometimes it takes a lot of time in rendering the video.

Rating breakdown

Value for Money
Ease of Use
Customer Support

Likelihood to recommend: 9.0/10

Syed R.
Industry: Marketing & Advertising
Company size: 51-200 Employees

Lumen5 –‘is my favourite tool to create content and innovative design for social media’

Used Weekly for 6-12 months
Reviewed on 2020/09/24
Review Source: Capterra

My overall experience with Lumen5 is very good. As I mentioned, This tool made mt job easy and my clients are happy. Anyone can be very creative with this tool because they have a lot of options to choose and create the design and this is really amazing.

Pros

I absolutely like the fact that Lumen5 is packed with a lot of important features such as- collaboration, audio tools, brand overlay, social sharing, and more. I can create different types of videos for my client. This tool allows you to produce highly-engaging content. I would say Lumen5 is a great source to drive the marketing team to progress. Because the resources of this tool are very useful and easy to utilize for increasing business engagement. I am using this tool for a long time to create a dynamic project for my clients and they are very happy. I think using Lumen5 is time-saving because you can finish your task quickly as their stock full of the fundamentals you need.

Cons

The costs of Lumen5 is not affordable for all. I think they should waive the price up to a certain amount. I don’t like the fact that sometimes it takes time in rendering the final video.

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Ease of Use
Customer Support

Likelihood to recommend: 9.0/10

Aisha K.
Industry: Nonprofit Organization Management
Company size: 11-50 Employees

Not a great value for your money

Used Daily for 6-12 months
Reviewed on 2020/01/28
Review Source: Capterra

customer service and response was quick and timely but it's not worth the money in my opinion

Pros

The software was pretty easy to use, changing between formats for Facebook to IGTV was simple. If you enter a link/blog piece it would extract the text and create a template video for you to start working with which is good.

Cons

There are a lot of glitches with the software and it does not allow for customizations. For example, I tried exporting a video numerous times throughout a week and the audio and video was continuously out of sync even after I had reached out to customer support.

It also doesn't allow for customizations like increasing the volume of the music. If you want to upload your own video and have music overlay in the background that is not possible which interrupts the flow of the video and taking away from the professionalism.

You also can't adjust the amount of text on the screen, or adjust the size of the text, or customize the placement. There are set placements for text (bottom of the screen, top of the screen) And you can't deviate from that. There is a sliding scale for text size so if you want it to be any bigger or smaller than the presets that option is not available.

The options for background music are mediocre, some of them are really strange and it takes a lot of work searching through to find a decent soundtrack.

Rating breakdown

Value for Money
Ease of Use
Customer Support

Likelihood to recommend: 2.0/10

Lindy R.
Industry: Executive Office
Company size: 2-10 Employees

Great for Social Media Videos

Used Other for 6-12 months
Reviewed on 2020/10/07
Review Source: Capterra

Use it to create content for my social media. It works great.

Pros

I love the ease of use and streamlined way they've set up the dashboard when creating videos. I like that there are so many options for music and that you can pull slides in to create content.

Cons

I didn't like that the maximum length of a video is 5 minutes. I know it's for social media but I'd like to be able to use it to create longer tutorials for YouTube. I also don't like that the version I purchased through AppSumo has a watermark at the end of the videos.

Rating breakdown

Ease of Use

Likelihood to recommend: 6.0/10

User recommendation
8,7/10
Based on 108 user ratings
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Lumen5 Pricing

Lumen5 Pricing

Starting from
US$29,00/month
Free Trial
Free
Subscription
Value for money

Lumen5 offers a free subscription with 5 videos per month. Paid plans are available with monthly as well as annual billing. Monthly subscriptions include the Starter plan at $29 per month, Premium at $79 per month, and Business at $199 per month. Annual subscription packs are offered at $19 per month (billed as $228 per year) for Starter, $49 per month (billed as $588 per year) for Premium and $149 per month (billed as $1788 per year) for Business. Custom plans are also available on request.

Lumen5 offers a free subscription with 5 videos per month. Paid plans are available with monthly as well as annual billing. Monthly subscriptions include the Starter plan at $29 per month, Premium at $79 per month, and Business at $199 per month. Annual subscription packs are offered at $19 per month (billed as $228 per year) for Starter, $49 per month (billed as $588 per year) for Premium and $149 per month (billed as $1788 per year) for Business. Custom plans are also available on request.

Value for Money
4,5/5
Based on 108 user ratings
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Lumen5 Features

Lumen5 Features

API
Access Control
Activity Dashboard
Automatic Notifications
Content Management
Customizable Branding
Customizable Templates
Data Import/Export
Drag & Drop Interface
Electronic Payments
Order Management
Product Catalog
Reporting & Statistics
SEO Management
Search Functionality
Social Media Integration
Template Management
Third Party Integration
Website Management
eCommerce Management
Features
4,3/5
Based on 108 user ratings
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Additional information for Lumen5

Additional information for Lumen5

Key features of Lumen5

  • Campaign Management
  • Predictive Analytics
  • Video Management

Lumen5 FAQs

Lumen5 FAQs

Below are some frequently asked questions for Lumen5.

Q. What type of pricing plans does Lumen5 offer?

Lumen5 offers the following pricing plans:

Starting from: US$29,00/month

Pricing model: Free, Subscription

Free Trial: Not Available

Lumen5 offers a free subscription with 5 videos per month. Paid plans are available with monthly as well as annual billing. Monthly subscriptions include the Starter plan at $29 per month, Premium at $79 per month, and Business at $199 per month. Annual subscription packs are offered at $19 per month (billed as $228 per year) for Starter, $49 per month (billed as $588 per year) for Premium and $149 per month (billed as $1788 per year) for Business. Custom plans are also available on request.

Q. What are the main features of Lumen5?

Lumen5 offers the following features:

  • Campaign Management
  • Predictive Analytics
  • Video Management

Q. Who are the typical users of Lumen5?

Lumen5 has the following typical customers:

Small Business, Large Enterprises, Mid Size Business

Q. What languages does Lumen5 support?

Lumen5 supports the following languages:

English

Q. What type of pricing plans does Lumen5 offer?

Lumen5 has the following pricing plans:

Free, Subscription

Q. Does Lumen5 support mobile devices?

We do not have any information about what devices Lumen5 supports

Q. What other apps does Lumen5 integrate with?

We do not have any information about what integrations Lumen5 has

Q. What level of support does Lumen5 offer?

Lumen5 offers the following support options:

Phone Support, Online Support, Knowledge Base