Using VideoScribe

Using VideoScribe

VideoScribe is video animation software that empowers you to create animated videos easily. The potential for memorable videos is limitless - you can create animated explainer videos, whiteboard animation videos, marketing videos, cartoon videos, doodle videos, through to corporate business videos, educational videos or attention-grabbing animated GIFs.

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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 11,000+ custom illustrations, select the images that best support your story, drop them into your canvas, and drag them into position to bring it all to life.

Choosing between the desktop or the browser

Whether you’re trialling VideoScribe or have an active VideoScribe subscription, you can choose between using VideoScribe for your browser, or VideoScribe for your desktop. By choosing VideoScribe for your web browser, you unlock the ability to create content on-the-go using a computer, or your iPad. You also unlock our scenes functionality, with various video canvas sizes. 

By choosing VideoScribe for your desktop, you gain access to our infinite scrolling canvas. That means you can explain complex topics with ease by visually zooming in and out, and adding as much content as you want. 

No matter which option you choose, you can create animated videos quickly and easily. Watch our explainer video to help you decide which option you should choose to create your animated videos

What are the benefits of a VideoScribe subscription?

Your paid subscription gives you access to VideoScribe for your browser and your desktop with all VideoScribe branding removed. Say hello to no watermarks! Whether you're an individual or part of a team, creating animated videos has never been easier. Compare which version of VideoScribe works best for you!

VideoScribe for browser

VideoScribe for desktop

Multiple image and text animation options

Control camera positions to zoom and pan

Library of animated images & illustrations

5 million +11k +

Access to ever-expanding template library

Unlimited image, GIF & font uploads

Advanced timeline to sync audio & visuals

Audio/voice-over recording and import

Royalty-free music collection

Canvas type

Scenes, Roaming canvasRoaming canvas

Range of aspect ratios

Portrait, Square & LandscapePortrait, Square & Landscape

Range of diverse drawing hands

Upload your own drawing hand

Use on multiple devices

Desktop & TabletDesktop

Multiple export options

MP4 & GIFWMV, AVI, MOV, MP4, JPEG/PNG sequence

HD 1080p render resolution

Share your project

Save projects online

How to use VideoScribe software

Watch us create the iconic story of ‘The Tortoise and the Hare’ from scratch in less than 30 minutes using VideoScribe for your desktop (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.

Did you know 65% of people prefer visual learning methods? Using animated video is a sure-fire way to level up your classroom, social media, blogs or website content.

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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