What is Animoto? <ul><li>Animoto is a website designed to help people create videos out of pictures. The user is able to choose any desired images and music they want, they are also given the option to download from well known sites. They can then make an Animoto short video (30 second) or an extended video with the material they have chosen. </li></ul>
Helpful Tips With each step you undergo, there is a ‘ Tips for this Section’ button on the right hand side which will help you with questions you may have, as well as any dilemmas you may come across.
Step 1: Movie Length Choose ‘create video’ to begin. Select the length of your video (keep in mind that Animoto short will not be able to hold as many images in the short time period)
Step 2: Images Instead of selecting photos from your computer, you may select to choose from these websites. Choose to select photos from your computer, or download videos from websites.
Step 3: Images Choose to add more, add text, rotate, spotlight or delete your photos.
Step 4: Music Choose to download music or select music from Animoto’s personal music guide.
Step 5: Customizing Decide on the length of your video( keep in mind that it costs credit to lengthen your film.) Then select the pace of each image, and the cover for your movie.
Step 8: Video Info Enter a title, description and producer name for your video.
When you select the ‘Remix’ button you are given two options. The first is called ‘One Click Remix’ which means Animoto will scramble your images to create a new video. The second option is called ‘ Editing Remix’ which means that you re-create your whole video yourself. Remix Button
Toolbar Click this button to start creating your video Click this button to view your videos. Click this button for help. Click this button to view music selection.
Reviewing your Video When selecting a previously made video, a bar will show up on the right side that shows the exact details of your video. The title, producer, amount of photos, length of film, music artist and the status of your video will all be shown in this bar.
Final Product The toolbar at the bottom allows you to remix your video, send it to friends, post it online, download it, export it to YouTube, upload it to DVD’s, and use I-phone options.