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Synthesia vs Competitors
Synthesia Colossyan D-ID HeyGen
Avatars: The biggest & most diverse selection
140+ stock avatars
and ever-growing
Yes 50+ 25+ 100+
Best AI avatars
and contstantly improved
Yes No No No
Voices: Biggest selection & fastest previews
130+ languages
and almost 400+ voices
Yes 70+ 110+ 40+
Custom voices
clone your voice for better personalization
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Security & Ethics: The only enterprise-ready platform
SOC 2 and GDPR Compliant
we are currently SOC 2 Type II certified
Yes No No No
Single Sign-On (SSO)
for streamlined authentication
Yes No No No
Content moderation team
to ensure highest ethical standards
Yes No No No
Video platform: An all-in-one video production tool
Complete tool
to make videos from start to finish
Yes Yes No Yes
100+ video examples
A large library of example videos you can duplicate to your Synthesia account
Yes No No No
60+ video templates
for diverse use cases
Yes 15 No Yes
with 30+ apps
Yes Yes 15 Yes
Certified service providers
to help with all things video
Yes No No No
Customers & Business: Largest number of customers & biggest investment
50,000+ customers
incl. Fortune 500
Yes No No No
Rated 4,8/5
based on 1000+ G2 reviews
Yes 4,7/5 3,9/5 4,8/5
Credible case studies
BSH, Teleperformance, Xerox
Yes No No No
$156,6M in funding
the largest to date in synthetic media space
Yes $6,2M $47,9M $9M
Top-tier investors
Google Ventures, Kleiner Perkins, Firstmark, Mark Cuban
Yes No No No

Quick facts about Synthesia

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Trusted by 50,000+ companies of all sizes

6 unique things you can do with Synthesia.

See how you can easily produce videos at scale in 130+ languages.
AI avatars

Make videos with AI avatars

Don't have the budget to hire actors? No biggie. Simply choose one of our 140+ AI avatars to act as presenters in your video.

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Olivia (corporate only)
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Localize your videos in over 130 languages

Need to make videos in many languages? Generate voiceovers from text in 130+ languages without speaking them.

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Produce videos faster

On average, it takes 4 weeks to produce a video. With Synthesia, you can generate one in 5 minutes. Duplicate and edit one of these example videos to get started.

Customer Reviews

Why 40,000+ companies choose Synthesia

We might be biased, but our customers aren't. See what they have to say.

4 out of 5 StarsReview score: 5/5

Having a presenter who can instantly say what you want to say (and in the way you want to say it) is invaluable. A remarkable new authoring tool, without a doubt.

Oscar González Cantin
Instructional Designer
4 out of 5 StarsReview score: 5/5

Synthesia removes the skill and cost barriers in terms of voice acting and videography that's usually required to create talking-head training videos.

Muhammad Jinani
Educational Design & E-Learning Specialist
4 out of 5 StarsReview score: 5/5

The user interface is intuitive, and it's easy to produce video content quickly. Also super easy to edit, change elements, and manipulate the script.

Matt Canzer
4 out of 5 StarsReview score: 5/5

I don't need to record my videos to get a better effect on the video. I can shoot videos in multiple languages in minutes with an avatar.

Vitoria Regina Oliveira
Innovation Specialist
4 out of 5 StarsReview score: 5/5

It raises our content to the next level, helping us gain interest and engagement in our services. The speed of production and the fact that it only takes one person is a great cost reduction.

Lisa Rodgers
Internal Communicator
4 out of 5 StarsReview score: 5/5

When creating courses with audio, if the narrator leaves the organization, we don't have to settle for two different voices or search for a similar voice. We can easily recreate all voiceovers with Synthesia.

Alicia Patterson-Davis
Instructional Design Specialist
✅ Fixed
Review score: 5/54 out of 5 Stars

What I don't like about Synthesia is when we use bullet points. The manual process of finding the timing to sync the screen text appearance with the avatar's speech is time consuming.

Eliane Apolinario
E-learning training creator
✅ Fixed
Review score: 5/54 out of 5 Stars

What I do not like so much is the editing of the avatar's pauses. In the area where you insert the text, there should be a menu bar that allows you to click on it and insert pauses or gestures.

Ralf Lorz
Health Manager
👨‍🔧 Working on it now
Review score: 5/54 out of 5 Stars

The product is still in development, and as a user, I sometimes need to use creative workarounds. However, I do appreciate that I feel like Synthesia approaches this by making our company's needs part of further product developments.

Jana Menge
Digital Learning Designer

Frequently asked questions

What is Synthesia?
Synthesia is a web-based platform for creating videos with AI avatars. Thousands of companies use it to create professional videos at scale.
Is free?
While monthly access to Synthesia isn't free (see pricing here), you can create a free demo video to try out the tool.
Make a free demo video here.
How much does Synthesia cost?
The Starter plan starts at $29/month, which includes 10 minutes of video per month and access to 60+ built-in AI avatars, 60+ video templates, 120+ text-to-speech languages and voices, and a lot of other features of the tool.
See all pricing info here.
How to use Synthesia?
Using Synthesia is incredibly easy, and doesn't require any other tools, equipment or video editing skills.

To create a video, you need to choose an avatar and voice, type in your video script and then edit the video with visuals and audio before generating it.

We have a whole 'Intro to Synthesia' course to help get you started with the tool.