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How to use Animoto

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What is animoto? Animoto is a cloud based online video creator. It produces videos from photos, video clips and music into video slideshows. Animoto is great for business purposes because it engages your customers/clients. It grabs more attention than photos alone. There's no need to hire a videographer to show case your business. It can be easily shared in your social media accounts like facebook, twitter, you tube or in your website or even email it. You can use it for personal purposes as well like sending greetings (birthdays, Christmas, anniversaries, etc) to people close to your heart.

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How to use Animoto

  1. 1. How to use Animoto
  2. 2. What is Animoto?
  3. 3. Animoto is a cloud based online video creator.
  4. 4. Videos are produced from:
  5. 5. •photos •video clips & •music
  6. 6. to become spectacular masterpieces
  7. 7. You can share it to anyone easily and for free
  8. 8. Now, let’s begin the tutorial
  9. 9. Let’s open our browser
  10. 10. Type animoto.com
  11. 11. You will see the animoto website
  12. 12. There are two ways to sign up to animoto
  13. 13. 1st-Click to sign up for a new account
  14. 14. You will be lead to this page…
  15. 15. Then you click this sign up button
  16. 16. You will see this page…
  17. 17. You may choose from any of the options
  18. 18. For this tutorial we are going to use the Trial free option
  19. 19. For trial/free option the videos will run for maximum of 30 seconds only
  20. 20. For longer videos you may choose from the paid options
  21. 21. Let us use the 2nd way of signing up. Click this button.
  22. 22. This page will appear on your screen
  23. 23. You may sign up using your facebook account
  24. 24. You must log in to your facebook account to sign up using this option.
  25. 25. Log in here
  26. 26. Or you may sign up using your email….
  27. 27. Type your email I.D.
  28. 28. Type your full name
  29. 29. Choose a password and type it here
  30. 30. Confirm your chosen password
  31. 31. Click this box to choose the option
  32. 32. Let’s choose Personal Use option for this tutorial
  33. 33. You may choose other options from this dropdown button: • Pro Photography • Business • Education • Other
  34. 34. Click the Start Trial button
  35. 35. This is the Animoto Dashboard
  36. 36. Click this button to create a video
  37. 37. This is now the page
  38. 38. These are the different styles for personal option
  39. 39. You may choose from any of the featured style
  40. 40. Or browse from any of the categories…
  41. 41. lets take a peek what to choose from kids category…
  42. 42. from school category…
  43. 43. for parties…
  44. 44. for weddings…
  45. 45. for travel…
  46. 46. for holiday…
  47. 47. and finally memorial…
  48. 48. Now lets start creating our video…
  49. 49. For this tutorial let’s try the travel category
  50. 50. Let’s use globetrotter…click on the button
  51. 51. This is now the page...
  52. 52. Click on the play button to try globetrotter
  53. 53. Globetrotter movie preview plays…
  54. 54. After playing the preview let’s now create our own video.
  55. 55. Click on the create video button
  56. 56. It’s now loading…
  57. 57. This is now our storyboard
  58. 58. You can edit the title of your video… click this button
  59. 59. After clicking, this page appears…
  60. 60. Type the title of the video
  61. 61. Log in name will appear here
  62. 62. You may or may not write the date here…
  63. 63. Description is as well optional
  64. 64. You can still change style or category by clicking here…
  65. 65. To add a logo you can click this button
  66. 66. Now let’s start adding photos /videos by
  67. 67. Clicking this button
  68. 68. You will see this after clicking the button
  69. 69. You may upload files from your computer by clicking here
  70. 70. Choose photos from your files
  71. 71. or upload from facebook
  72. 72. Log in to your facebook account
  73. 73. It goes directly to your fb albums
  74. 74. To choose photos click ctrl button and click on selected photos
  75. 75. Click to add the photos
  76. 76. Or upload from instagram… you must be logged in to your account
  77. 77. Choose which photos
  78. 78. Click ctrl key and choose which photos
  79. 79. Click to add the items
  80. 80. Or upload from dropbox
  81. 81. Sign in to dropbox
  82. 82. Choose photos…
  83. 83. Click on the photos and press choose
  84. 84. Push the choose button
  85. 85. Or choose from these sites
  86. 86. For our tutorial video we will upload from the image library
  87. 87. Click here to open
  88. 88. Click here…
  89. 89. Choose from the photos… you may scroll down for more
  90. 90. Click ctrl key and select photos
  91. 91. Click here to add
  92. 92. This is how our storyboard looks after adding photos
  93. 93. This shows the video duration
  94. 94. Let’s add text by clicking this button
  95. 95. We will enter a title and subtitle in this box
  96. 96. We already have our title and subtitle
  97. 97. Click here to save
  98. 98. The text is now added
  99. 99. Notice the video duration increased
  100. 100. Let’s add another text
  101. 101. Type and click save
  102. 102. The text is now added
  103. 103. See the video duration…
  104. 104. To add a caption.. double click on the photo
  105. 105. After adding caption, click save button
  106. 106. If you wish to change the music, click here
  107. 107. You may choose from any of the options …
  108. 108. For this tutorial we will stick to the music which goes with the style/category
  109. 109. To preview the video click the button
  110. 110. Generating preview…
  111. 111. Click play button to preview
  112. 112. Our video is now playing…
  113. 113. Click produce button
  114. 114. Click finish button
  115. 115. This is the finished product…now ready for sharing
  116. 116. To share thru email click this button
  117. 117. Type the email I.D. and message then click share video button
  118. 118. To share thru facebook click this button
  119. 119. Type on your timeline and click post
  120. 120. To share on tweeter click this button
  121. 121. Log in to tweeter, tweet and click
  122. 122. To share on You Tube click this button
  123. 123. Log in to You Tube and export
  124. 124. You may embed the video as well…click the embed button
  125. 125. Click copy to clipboard
  126. 126. Or you may share to other social media platforms
  127. 127. These are the other platforms where you can share the video to
  128. 128. Paying for pro or premium will give you longer videos and remove the watermark as well.
  129. 129. Our Animoto tutorial ends here….for any questions subscribe to my website: thegogetterva.wordpress.com

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