Help and FAQs/Frequently Asked Questions/The Basics

How do I get started?

Megan Etzel
posted this on January 25, 2011 12:38 PM

Is this your first time on Animoto? Be sure to check out our post on how to make your first video! 

Step 1 - Sign Up

To get started on Animoto, you'll need to register a free Animoto account. Click "Sign Up" to begin, or click "Sign In" to access your account.

Step 2 - Create Video

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Click "Create" in the upper right to begin.

Step 3 - Choose a Style

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The style affects the look and feel of your video. Click on any of the styles to see a preview of what a video would look like in that style.

Step 4 - Add Images & Music

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Animoto will then walk you through the steps required to create a video, including uploading photos and video clips and choosing a song. Don't forget Advanced Settings in the top-right corner to add those extra great features that make your video pop.

 

Step 5 - Preview, Produce & Share!

When you're all done, click the blue "Preview" button, Preview or skip and Produce and relax. We'll email when your video is ready to watch and share!

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Want even more info? Go to our blog to learn more about creating videos.

 
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