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Free Animoto Alternatives

The best free alternative to Animoto is VirtualDub, which is also Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Animoto and loads of them is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to Animoto are Wondershare Filmora, Hitfilm Express, Animation Desk and Write-on Video.

Animoto alternatives are mainly Video Editors but may also be Slideshow Makers or Animation Makers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Animoto.
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  • FreemiumProprietary
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Animoto videos - music videos for your images, video clips and pictures.

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  1. VirtualDub icon


    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    VirtualDub is a video capture/processing utility for 32-bit and 64-bit Windows platforms (98/ME/NT4/2000/XP/Vista/7), licensed under the GNU General Public License (GPL).


    The project seems to be no longer developed. Last version,, released on October 27, 2013, can be still downloaded from SourceForge

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    Doesn't make automatic slideshows, thats animotos main purpose

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  2. The easiest-to-use home video editing software with special editing features lets you seamlessly stitch together video clips, music & text, apply effects and get a professional-looking home movie in minutes.


  3. HitFilm Express is a free editor & compositor for Mac & PC. Includes over 410 powerful effects & presets.

  4. Animation Desk is a perfect tool for animating, storyboarding, and sketching. It’s an app Loved by professional and amateur animators, Youtubers, and many art lovers. Draw you frame-to-frame animation from scratch, or create animations upon videos, images, PSD layers.

  5. Enjoy the fun of video editing with Write-on Video Ultimate. Fast and easy – you can now create videos and scripts simultaneously with Write-on Video. Make stunning movies and photo slideshows right on your iPhone and iPad.


  6. PowToon icon


    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Wear

    PowToon is a presentation software that has themes of animated characters, props and cool transitions, that allows you to drag and drop your way to an animated presentation to present your product or service in an eye-catching and fun way.

  7. VideoPad is video editing & movie making software that lets you edit video & movies. VideoPad is a fully featured video editor for creating professional quality videos in minutes on PC/Mac. Over 50+ Visual Effects, transitions, audio library & more.

  8. Flixier icon


    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online

    Flixier is an online video editing tool with 1 minute video rendering for any video on any computer, streamlined communication features for sending project drafts for review or sign-off without the need for rendering and real-time Google Docs collaboration.

  9. With an extensible library of various themes and cutting-edge special effects, KineMaster grants you the power of professional video editing in the palm of your hand.

  10. LightMV icon


    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online

    LightMV is the best free online service for you to make a video using photos and music.

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