Animoto

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For more than 15 years, Animoto's online video maker has empowered anyone to create stunning videos in minutes, regardless of experience level. Whether you want to preserve memories, promote your business, or engage your audience, Animoto's video maker has all the tools you need.

We've made it easy to get started with customizable templates for everything from saying happy birthday to selling your product. From there. it's as simple as dragging and dropping your photos and video clips, choosing from our millions of Getty stock images, or recording with our built-in screen and webcam recorder. Customize your videos with transitions, music, voiceovers, and more. Then, bring your videos on brand with a single click.

Make sure your story is heard. With Animoto, everything you need to create your own videos is right at your fingertips. Start creating for free!


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Overall rating

4.2 /5
(181)
Value for Money
3.8/5
Features
4.1/5
Ease of Use
4.4/5
Customer Support
4.0/5

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Meghan
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  • Industry: Marketing & Advertising
  • Company size: 2–10 Employees
  • Used Monthly for 1+ year
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  • Likelihood to recommend 9.0 /10

Easy Professional Looking Videos

Reviewed on 2018/12/31

Pros

It is hard to mess up. Drag and drop and you can have a nice-looking video published in well under an hour. The copyright-free music is already there, nice options for styles. The addition of Getty images and video is very nice.

Cons

It is not super customizable. The text has to go in one of the predetermined places. That's great for continuity throughout the video, but sometimes you might want the text to move just a smidge so it doesn't cover something. It would also be nice to bulk edit the different frames. And processing the video before you can preview it sometimes feels tedious - but that's not enough of a reason to not use the software.

Verified Reviewer
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  • Industry: Nonprofit Organization Management
  • Company size: 2–10 Employees
  • Used Monthly for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 9.0 /10

Anyone can make compelling videos with Animoto

Reviewed on 2018/09/09

Positive experience making professional videos with this quick, user-friendly software.

Positive experience making professional videos with this quick, user-friendly software.

Pros

Extremely user friendly software with reasonable pricing. Animoto is highly accessible and would be a great video development tool for people with limited video/design experience, or people with limited time. My team uses Animoto to create product/campaign launch videos for clients, as well as promotional videos for our own services. If you have a handful of images or video clips ready to go, you can create a short compelling video in as little as twenty minutes!

Cons

Customization of video templates is pretty limited (in terms of style, speed, layout, amount of content per slide, fonts, etc.). Templates are still great considering the ease of use and low cost. Sometimes it's challenging to fit a full thought onto a slide due to the limited number of characters Animoto allows in a line of text... but that's probably a good thing to keep videos from becoming text-heavy.

sam
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  • Industry: Nonprofit Organization Management
  • Company size: 2–10 Employees
  • Used Monthly for 1-5 months
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Terrible experience

Reviewed on 2023/11/27

I tried to use Animoto to create a memorial service video. The experience was terrible, hard to...

I tried to use Animoto to create a memorial service video. The experience was terrible, hard to navigate, and I couldn't produce anything useable, so quickly I asked for a refund and was denied, only told what I paid $180 could be applied to a future year.

Pros

Nothing

Cons

Scam: They take your money and no refund or cancellation, only apply what you've paid to a future year - will never use again!

Response from Animoto

So sorry to hear of your experience. Our Customer Team would be happy to help you out! You can reach us by email 24/7 at [email protected]
Animoto offers Monthly plans as well as Annual payment options. By purchasing a 12 month commitment in selecting the Annual plan rather than a Monthly option, you completed your purchase and confirmed the total amount due through the check out flow, which also displays the plan duration. Cancelling your Annual plan now means you will not be charged a year later on the renewal date provided prior to checkout, rather than automatically refunding unused time. So you would have still had the services for the remainder of the year. If you haven't already, please reach out to our Customer Team to see how we can help further. Just mention that you recently posted a Capterra review so your ticket can get routed in the right direction.

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  • Used Monthly for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 9.0 /10

Provides very polished videos with little effort.

Reviewed on 2018/07/16

I use this software to promote the schools and school programs in our school district.

I use this software to promote the schools and school programs in our school district.

Pros

The quality of the videos are incredible. Everything is drag and drop, so adding videos and photos to a project is easy. There are music tracks to choose from, and you can also upload your own. Captions and titles can be easily added. There are quite a few templates to choose from, and I am usually able to find one that matches the theme and mood of the video I'd like to create.

Cons

I pay for the personal plan so I can download my videos in 720p. It is disappointing sometimes to see the templates that are not available to me because I am using a lower price paid plan. The animoto logo is still attached to the end of every video, even though I am a paid user. Usually that is reserved for the free plans, so it's very clear that animoto sees their personal plan is the no frills plan.

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  • Industry: Events Services
  • Company size: Self Employed
  • Used Weekly for 6-12 months
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  • Likelihood to recommend 8.0 /10

Excellent Video Slideshow Creations for Small Business Owners

Reviewed on 2019/07/26

It has allowed me to quickly create video content for my clients that I would never have had the...

It has allowed me to quickly create video content for my clients that I would never have had the time to conceptualize previously.

Pros

Compile my clients event photos into a quick 3-4 minute video segment that I can send to them after they pay their final invoice.

Cons

I do not like the new pricing structures within the past couple years. It used to be a non-tiered plan and now it has three tiers with the lowest tier only offering 720 video, which is kind of a deal breaker for most. The next step up is nearly six times the cost of the lowest tier, which makes it not the most affordable for those that don't create more than a video a week.

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Animoto FAQs

Below are some frequently asked questions for Animoto.

Animoto offers the following pricing plans:

  • Starting from: US$16.00/month
  • Pricing model: Free Version, Subscription
  • Free Trial: Available

Animoto is offered across three pricing plans, outlined below. • Free: Available for free • Professional: $65 per month and $33 per month billed annually • Team: $94 per month and $49 per month billed annually

Animoto has the following typical customers:

Self Employed, 2–10, 11–50, 51–200, 201–500, 501–1,000, 1,001–5,000

Animoto supports the following languages:

English

Animoto supports the following devices:

iPhone (Mobile), iPad (Mobile)

Animoto integrates with the following applications:

Adobe Creative Cloud

Animoto offers the following support options:

Email/Help Desk, FAQs/Forum, Knowledge Base, Chat

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