Using VideoScribe

Using VideoScribe

VideoScribe is a downloadable video animation software that lets you create engaging video creations in minutes. You can create anything with VideoScribe including animated explainer videos, whiteboard animation videos, marketing videos, cartoon videos, doodle videos, to company videos.

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When it comes to using VideoScribe to create your impressive video animations, we’re proud to say it’s as simple as search, drag and drop! Just search in our image library of over 8,000+ custom illustrations, select the images that best support your story, drop them into your limitless canvas, and drag them into position to bring it all to life.

VideoScribe Features

Pick a hand, any hand

Select a hand by gender, ethnicity or species (hello Halloween monster hands), along with the drawing tool to bring your animation to life.

Upload your own images

In just two clicks you can upload any graphic, photo, GIF or image you like. From your business logo, to your headshot - the options are endless!

Custom color palettes

Choose colors that reflect your theme, personality or brand identity. You can even customize the images in our library to suit your style.

What's Included

Free trial


Number of video exports


Video quality

Standard definition (SD)Standard (SD) and high definition (HD)

File types


Quick start project templates

Free library of over 8,000 images

Use your own images and VideoScribe will draw them

Choose from a diverse range of hands, pens, erasers & more

Over 190 royalty-free music tracks

Record a voiceover or import your own music

Share to Vimeo and PowerPoint

Download videos to your computer

Free product upgrades

Unlimited online support

Save VideoScribe files online

Work offline

Removal of VideoScribe watermark

Download to multiple devices

Resell your videos

Publish to our online sharing platform,

Add your own logo watermark

Create PNG and JPEG sequences

Import/export VideoScribe files

Solution Packages available to supercharge your projects (at extra cost)

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How to use VideoScribe software

Once you’ve logged into VideoScribe, you’ll be greeted with your project screen. From here, you can decide to create your first video with one of our professional templates, or start from scratch. Whatever route you take, you’ll have complete control over your videos theme, the color palette and used in your images and the background, your accompanying music and voice overs (including access to our royalty free music library).

Watch us create the iconic story of ‘The Tortoise and the Hare’ from scratch in less than 30 minutes (don't worry, we've sped things up for you). We've used all of our animation styles to tell this story; move in, fade in, morph and our iconic drawn style.

Not sure where to start? Use our templates.

We’re constantly expanding our template library to help accelerate your video creations. All of our templates are completely editable with difficulty levels starting at easy, and ranging to medium and advanced. Get a feel for some of our templates below:

Get your message heard and remembered with our range of business and marketing templates! From visual explainer videos, to timelines of your company's history - our templates have you covered.

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Capture the attention of your students with our range of editable educational templates. Video have been proven to increase their knowledge retention, overall engagement and performance!

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We all love an excuse to celebrate the worlds seasonal events, but with our templates, we'll do all the heavy lifting for you. Our templates cover all sorts of events; Christmas, Ramadan, Valentine's Day and more!

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VideoScribe in action

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