- Allows companies and advertisers to create video ads
by combining photos, video, audio, and text. Formerly known as iBloks.
- Allows you to create slideshow videos
using images and music you submit. If you want to create an engaging video with
just images and music (or talk), this service gets it done fast (that is, the
creation is very simple, the downloading and rendering take longer). They limit
you to a 30-second video for free. To create longer videos, you have to pay $30
per year for unlimited video creation and download. Save $5 by clicking on the
Animoto now allows users to create video shorts on-the-go with their free
iPhone app. Just snap some photos and use the app to turn them indo videos right
on your iPhone. Check it out at http://iphone.animoto.com.
Article Video Robot:
http://www.articlevideorobot.com/specialoffer/ johnkremer - Cut and paste an
article into this website and it converts it into a video so you can distribute
the article as a video. Simple to use. $47 per month for 50 videos.
Automatically distributed to 17 video sites.
http://www.bubblecontent.com - Allows
users to comment on other websites using video pop-ups. Links take viewers to
the targeted website and pops-up a video comment from you. Videos recorded with
your web cam. Plans from $9.95 to $49.95 per month. Alexa rank: 978,350 in
http://www.bubbleguru.com - With this
service, you can create a pop-up video that appears when visitors come to a page on your website.
Costs from $5.95 to $49.95 per month. Alexa rank: 1,152,674 in October 2010.
http://www.bubblejoy.com - Allows users
to create quick interactive video greeting cards. Free service. Alexa rank:
2,343,985 in October 2010.
- Makes it easy to gather and display video (or text) testimonials from visitors
to your website. Costs from $24.95 to $79.95 per month. Alexa rank: 2,090,816 in
http://www.bubbletweet.com - Allows
users to create quick pop-up videos to feature on your Twitter profile page.
Free service. Tips on using this service:
http://www.bubbletweet.com/tips.php. Alexa rank: 233,187 in October 2010.
- Create super slide shows incorporating photos,
videos, music, other audio, and backgrounds. Viewers can view your entire
production or browse thumbnails to select the sections they most want to view.
http://www.creaza.com - Offers 4 free tools: Cartoonist, movie editor, audio
editor, and creativity planner. Especially designed for students, teachers, and
schools. Alexa rank: 640,015 in July 2010.
Cuts RiffTrax: http://www.cuts.com
- Allows you to create or
add new elements to existing online videos.
Easy YouTube Caption Creator:
- Allows you to easily add captions to your YouTube videos.
http://www.evcards.com - Allows users to record or upload a video, add it to
one of their standard greeting card designs, and then email it to anyone or
embed it in your website. Alexa rank: 11,489,137 in October 2010.
http://www.eyespot.com - A video sharing and creation website. You can
create mash-ups or mixes using your own material or videos they provide. Allows
you to mix videos, music, and photos.
- A division of News Corporation, this site allows
you to create mash-ups from text, chat, videos, movies, slideshows, postcards,
and more. You can also create your own quiz or poll and share it on your MySpace
page. Allows you to make customized slideshows, glitter text, or edit a movie.
You can even record and broadcast yourself live on a webcam. When finished, you
can post to MySpace, Facebook, Blogger, Ebay, or your own website.
Flip Clips: http://www.flipclips.com
- This site
allows users to create flip books from their home videos. The printed flip books
cost from $9.00 to about $20.00 depending on size and number of movie stills. A
neat way to use new technology to create an old-style technology.
http://www.flixtime.com - Users can upload
photos, video clips, and music, then add text slides to make a video and save it
in FLV, MP4, or DiVX formats. You get 60-second videos for free. Long videos for
a fee. Alexa rank: 128,638 in December 2010.
http://www.frobee.com - Allows anyone to create flash slideshows quickly and
easily. Alexa rank: 373,102 in September 2010.
- Generates 3D
characters that you can customize and animate. You can make your very own
talking avatar and then share it on YouTube, Facebook, etc.
http://www.iorad.com - Allows anyone to create a step-by-step instruction
guide that includes screetshots, video clips, text boxes, buttons, roll overs,
arrows, image captions, and more. Alexa rank: 483,783 in August 2010.
- A website for editing movies as well as creating mashups with videos, photos, etc. Page rank of 6. Alexa rank: 91,264 in July
free downloadable software allows users to record video of onscreen action and then
share it instantly over the Internet, IM, or email. For $14.95 per year, you can
get JingPro, with more features. Page rank of 7. Alexa rank: 14,451 in July 2010.
http://www.kizoa.com - A photo editor and slideshow maker. You can make
slideshow videos with music and many effects and then insert the video into your blog or website, burn to a DVD, or share with others.
- A screen capture tool that can be used as a desktop client or a browser
add-on. Allows you to take a picture of any part of your computer screen and use
it for slideshows and other product creation.
http://www.livestream.com - Live
streaming of video, with viewer chat and Twitter promotion. Some channels are
getting millions of views in one week or month. Page rank of 7. Alexa rank:
1,785 in July 2010.
http://www.mailvu.com - An easy, fast way to send private video messages to
family, friends, and business associates. Plays on most smart phones, web
browsers, and the iPad. All you need is a browser with Flash, a webcam, and a
microphone. Alexa rank: 1,593,317 in July 2010 (relatively new site).
Make Internet TV:
http://www.makeinternettv.org - An
online step-by-step guide to recording and publishing Internet videos. Select
the right equipment, shoot video, edit raw footage, license material, publish
your videos, and promote them. Alexa rank: 347,690 in August 2010.
- Use this online video-editing and messaging tool to
make a video in minutes by mashing together photos, video clips, music, special effects, transitions, and more. Alexa rank: 671,161 in July 2010.
http://www.memoov.com - Allows you to create animated movies using their set
of tools and resources. Start by choosing the scene, then the characters and
then pick the expression. Also decide the way you want the character to move and
add your voice. Cool.
http://www.mogulus.com - Allows users to broadcast live online with any USB
or DV camera, mixing multiple cameras and clips in real time. 100,000+ viewers
can watch and chat together. Offers free or pro (paid) channels. Users can
stream live using a mobile phone camera.
http://www.muvee.com - Muvee Reveal allows users to quickly create videos
featuring video, photos, music, audio, etc. Free 15-day trial. $70 to buy.
My Tube 60:
http://www.mytube60.com - Allows you to
search for YouTube videos and combine them into one video for watching or
sharing. Neat tool. Alexa rank: 921,441 in August 2010.
- Allows you to
create viral videos that feature your own face as an avatar. You can integrate
your avatar into famous movie scenes and then share them via Oddcast widgets. Cool.
Alexa rank: 23,067 in August 2010.
One True Media: http://www.onetruemedia.com
you to create a video montage, slideshow, or photo book using video, audio,
photos, etc. You can then showcase your creation and also buy a DVD of it as well.
http://www.oovoo.com - Supports video chats with up to 6 people, share your
screen, tweet invites, and record videoconferences. Free for two-way chats;
$39.95 per month per user for more.
- Allows users
to add subtitles to online videos from YouTube and other video sharing websites.
So you can create an entirely new video featuring subtitles.
http://www.qik.com - Allows users to stream live video from a mobile phone,
allowing users to share their lives with friends, family, and the world. Alexa
rank: 15,898 in January 2011.
http://www.pummelvision.com - Allows
you to create a video (with music) of any photo collection you have on Flickr, Dropbox,
DailyBooth, Tumblr, or Facebook. Alexa rank: 274,264 in January 2011.
http://www.screenr.com - Allows you to record what happens on your computer
screen and then automatically share it with your Twitter followers. Alexa rank:
23,380 in May 2010.
http://www.screentoaster.com - Sign
up at this website, press <Alt>-S, and you're recording whatever happens on your
computer screen. Once finished with your recording, you can add captions and
then upload the video to ScreenToaster, YouTube, or other video-sharing
websites. Or download it as an AVI file. Alexa rank: 29,647 May 2010.
Show Me What's Wrong:
An online screen recording tool that lets you create a URL where your friend or
customer can record a screencast and then email the video to you so you can find
out what's going on with their computer. Includes audio recording.
http://www.slimber.com - Allows you to draw and paint online very quickly.
This service also allows you to replay your drawings as videos. And to share
those videos on Slimber as well as other sites. Alexa rank: 314,899 in July 2010.
http://www.smilebox.com - Allows users to
make photos come alive inside slideshows, photobooks, and scrapbooks. You can,
for example, share your vacation photos in a slideshow complete with captions
and music. Choose a design and add photos, videos, words, and music to create a
video you can share, email, print, or blog about. Alexa rank: 9,881 in May 2010.
http://www.stroome.com - A collaborative video editing community. Upload
videos, share clips, mix it up, mash it up. View, comment, and rate other video
mash-ups. Shoot, stream, slice, and share. Alexa rank: 652-334 in August 2010.
http://studio.stupeflix.com/editor/create - Allows you to create 60-second
videos with photos, music, video, and text. Alexa rank: 71,867 in December 2010.
http://www.treepodia.com - This service
will take an xml feed of your products and automatically produce a series of
videos from them. And then upload the videos to various video-sharing websites.
http://www.12seconds.tv - Features an iPhone app that allows you to create and upload 12-second videos. Alexa: 31,698 (3/10).
12seconds is the best place online for video status updates. It's a super easy
way to share what you're doing with your friends and family using short video
clips. You can use your web cam or mobile phone. Show your friends where you
are, share your thoughts, or tell them how you're doing. We are building a video
status platform that will help you keep up to date with your friends 12 seconds at a time.
MakeUseOf.com: 12Seconds.tv is a very cool online video messaging application
that lets you record 12 second video clips that you can use to share on Twitter,
through email, or embedded as a widget directly onto your website. What makes
12Seconds so versatile is that you can send in a video update in many different
ways – record it at 12Seconds.tv, upload it from your computer, or send it in
from your mobile phone. Once you set up the widget on your website, all you have
to do is upload your latest video update to your 12Seconds account, and your
widget automatically gets loaded with the video.
http://www.twitvid.com - An iPhone app that allows users to record video
tweets and post them to Twitter. You can also upload and share videos via the
website and Twitter. Alexa: 6,268 (3/10).
http://www.ustream.tv - A platform that
provides live interactive video for everyone. Anyone with a camera and an
Internet connection can broadcast live to a global audience. You can
create an unlimited number of shows. A built-in chat room enables interactive broadcasting.
http://www.videospin.com - Free software
to create interesting videos using photos, audio, and the fancy transitions made
easy with this program. Alexa rank: 92,771 in July 2010.
http://www.videotoolbox.com - An
online video editing and conversion site. Alexa rank: 509,102 in July 2010. A
related site, http://www.audioexpert.com,
allows users to record, edit, and convert audios.
http://www.vidinotes.com - Allows you to
capture up to 30 images from any FLV video, add notes to them, and then generate a printable PDF.
http://www.vreveal.com - A downloadable Windows software for stabilizing,
brightening, and sharpening your videos. Also allows you to export to many
formats. Alexa rank: 144,756 in September 2010.
VYou: http://www.vyou.com - Set up
an account, make a video introduction and begin answering questions from fans,
strangers, etc. via video. Looks like a neat service. Some celebrities currently
using this service: baseball players Torii Hunter, Brian Wilson, and David
Ortiz. Alexa rank: 59,940 in February 2011.
VYou lets you get advice from experts, interact with your favorite
celebrity or organization, or communicate with friends and family using a social
presence that persists even when you’re away.
http://www.xtranormal.com - Motto: If
you can type, you can make movies. This site allows you to create, share, and
view videos created by typing in text.
I created a video on relationships in marketing,
simply by cutting and pasting some text, making a few choices about settings and
characters, and rendering the new video. Alexa: 19,632 (3/10).
http://www.zentation.com - Allows you to
link your YouTube video to a PowerPoint presentation and sync them together for
a full visual presentation.