5 best tools to create animated videos

by kapil Mehta # Guest Blogger

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If you choose to use animated video in your marketing strategy, you need to equip yourself with the best tools. Discover our selection of the 5 best solutions to create animated videos.

When it comes time to create a video for your marketing strategy, a question arises: which graphic style to favour? There are several, from cartoons to motion design through video scribing.

If you read our blog regularly, you will know that animated video can be a very good choice.

In this article, we bring you a selection of the 5 best free tools specially designed for creating animated videos.

Mango Animation Maker

This animation maker has topped our list because it wants to be the simplest solution to create animated videos and, indeed, its use is not complicated.

You just need to register for free to have access to hundreds of pre-designed videos on different themes. Whether you want to make an advertising video or an animated infographic, you will find what you are looking for.

At the editing level, you can add characters and accessories, music, insert special effects, import your videos and of course, add transitions. For projects where the video needs to be several minutes long, you can create multiple scenes to make your edit easier.

The interface is very intuitive, so you will have no trouble creating your animated video, especially since the result will be very professional.


If you want to create a scribing video, the Explee tool is ideal. Already used by big brands, it is sure that you will get professional quality animated video output.

The functions are numerous and relate in particular to:

·         The image bank: hundreds of illustrations in different graphic styles

·         Effects: a wide choice of effects and transitions

·         Audio: many music and sound effects are already integrated into the tool, classified by theme

·         Text-to-speech: a fairly powerful feature because it can be adapted according to your text and the chosen language

The interface is again intuitive and the tool provides a small tutorial as soon as you arrive on the editing area.

Regarding export, different qualities are offered: from mobile quality (180p) to very high quality (1080p).


PowToon is the promise of a video created in 20 minutes because of the ease of use of this tool and the templates with various themes at your disposal.

The addition of texts, call-to-action, illustrations, shapes or even music is done via an easily understandable editing interface. Already pre-designed scenes can be added and personalized which will save you time in creating your animated video.

The image and illustration bank group together with various graphic styles (emoji, pixel illustration, hand drawings, etc.). You will understand, there is something for all tastes and all needs.

With PowToon, you can mix animation and "corporate" videos for a very professional look.

The integration of your video is possible on many sites (Youtube, Facebook, Vimeo, Slideshare, etc.), but also in different formats. Beyond the traditional MP4, you can export in PDF or PPT, each slide being provided with animations.


Perhaps you have known this tool as GoAnimate? Today called  Vyond, this solution allows you to edit animated videos very simply thanks to a wide choice of templates.

3 styles of videos are available to you: contemporary style, "business" or whiteboard. Once your style has been selected, you will come to the editing area, again very intuitive.

The power of this tool lies in the animation of the elements. For a character, for example, you can assign him:

·         An action

·         An expression

·         A dialogue

Other features are available and the library is extensive. The possibilities are therefore numerous: characters, graphics, music, texts. All these elements take place in templates that are sometimes already designed and can be personalized.


Rawshorts is an animated video creation tool using artificial intelligence. A video can be automatically generated from a very simple process:

·         You submit a text or URL of your blog post

·         You select a template (or rather a graphic style)

·         You add/modify/delete, in short, you customize the generated video sequence

The visual editor is very complete: speech synthesis, text templates, animated backgrounds, graphics, a library of images and illustrations and music, everything is there to help you create a professional animated video.

Another particularity of it, you can create videos especially for social networks such as Instagram and Facebook thanks to the custom format. Exporting is, therefore, possible on these platforms as is downloading in different qualities.

We come to the end of our selection of the best tools for creating animated videos.

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