Simply using images and text in a video may bore the audience. Using animation in video sure increases the views and delivers the message more powerfully. To use animation in the video, there is no need to be an expert. Free online tools are available to help create animated videos. One such tool is PowToon.
To use PowToon first sign up and create an account which is free. A button appearing on the dash boards helps you create your first video.
Templates list is available or the user can click on start from scratch. After the PowToon Animation design tools are loaded, you can see the thumbnails on the left column.
The user can choose to create a slideshow or a movie.
Switching to customize mode allow using all the features of PowToon.
Choose the style for items in Picto and then click on either of the Layout, Background, Text, Library, and Object, Graphs, Media or Sound icons.
Change the text, styles and color for the layout design. The Library icon shows the objects, props and characters that can be added to the canvas.
After creating video free account holders need to save their video in PowToon account or can upload to YouTube or Vimeo.
The app has tutorials and support that make learning using it easier for the new users.
PowToon software allows making animated videos easy for even those who are not experts in video making.
The interface is good and there are many tools which help in adding custom images. Even voice overs can be added to the video. PowTown software is expensive.
But this is very easy to use and is a good alternative of drab slide decks. The users need not have great skills in video editing to use this software.