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Turn Text to Video in 5 Minutes

Create stunning videos by converting text to video right in your browser. Transform any text, PDF, email or presentation into professional-looking videos in just a few clicks.
  • 70+ AI avatars
  • 70+ languages
  • No video editing required
How to convert text to video in 5 easy steps
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How to turn text into video in just a few minutes

Step 1: Choose a template

Use our pre-designed and customizable video templates to quickly get started with video creation. We have 50+ templates for a range of use cases.

Step 2: Select your AI avatar

Choose from 70+ realistic and diverse AI avatars to act as presenters in your video.

Step 3: Turn text to video

Now simply type or paste in your text into Synthesia. Our text-to-speech software can generate speech in 70+ languages and 200+ voices.

Step 4: Edit and customize your video

Make your video stand out by adding text, transitions, animations, photos, audio and more. Change colors, text font, video style and more using our built-in video editor.

Step 5: Generate your AI video

Lastly, easily generate captions from text for accessibility, and your AI video will be created in just a few minutes. Translate, download, embed, stream and share it after.
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Key features of Synthesia's text to video converter

Discover the main features that make Synthesia the best text to video converter on the market.

Use 70+ AI avatars to narrate your text

Don't have the budget to hire actors? Worry not. Simply choose an AI avatar to narrate your text.

  • Choose from 70+ diverse AI avatars
  • Realistic movements
  • Custom avatars available
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Turn text into video in 70+ languages

Need to make videos in many languages? Simply add text in your target language and generate the voiceover using text-to-speech.

  • 70+ languages and 200+ voices
  • Closed captions included
  • Edit and update with the click of a button

Create videos using 50+ professional templates

Making great videos without a professional video editor is easy with our pre-designed and fully-customizable video templates.

  • 50+ video templates
  • Easy to customize and update
  • Add custom assets

No video editing tools needed

Easily create and edit high-quality videos with our intuitive interface and drag-and-drop functionality.

No video editing tools needed

Share and download your video easily. Embed on your website or upload to YouTube/social media.

Synthesia is more than just text to video

Create professional videos from scratch directly in your browser using built-in tools. No video editing skills or training required.

Use cases for text to video

Easily create professional training videos, marketing videos, explainer videos and video presentations with our all-in-one software.

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Using Synthesia, we developed a virtual facilitator to guide learners through a training session, which resulted in over 30% increase in engagement our of e-learning.

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With Synthesia, it took me less than a week to turn 30 help articles into 2-minute videos. It's super intuitive and easy to use.

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Thanks to the explainer videos created with Synthesia, we booked 35% more meetings compared to previous trade shows.

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Here's why 12,000+ companies create AI videos with Synthesia

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Beautiful and powerful results with little effort
We have built a training academy for our SaaS product with Synthesia. It currently consist of 39 videos over nine courses. Synthesia has enabledus to iterate
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Great product with even greater customer support
Synthesia allows us fast video productions with impressive results. It´s a great problem solver for our internal communication as well as for our training
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Easy-to-use and immediate wow-effect
The fact that you can create a video in multiple languages and change it in a sec after you found a mistake or the information changed is a breeze.
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The tool I have been waiting for years

Synthesia is straightforward to use. No additional peripherals, like cams and microphones needed. The results are impressive. Everything is optimized, so you are not forced to decide on tens of confusing settings.

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Synthesia client - Diego R.
A great tool for creating videos!

As an educational institution, we need to produce educational materials in 2 languages. Synthesia helps us to create high quality content in both languages, saving time and money — without compromising on quality.

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Synthesia client - Nataly R.
Great product with even greater customer support

Synthesia allows us to use video for situations we do not normally have resources for. So far, it has been used for product training, internal communication or explaining new processes.

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Jana M.
Beautiful and powerful results with little effort

We have built a training academy for our SaaS product with Synthesia. We managed to produce 20 professional-looking training videos in just three weeks.

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Tue S. Synthesia custoemr
Great resource for Training & Communication initiatives

We're using Synthesia to create explainer videos. It's just easier, faster, and more cost-effective to use Synthesia than to record an actual person doing the explanation.

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Synthesia customer - Luis F.G

The #1 rated AI video software on the planet

Rated with 4.8/5 by hundreds of teams on G2.

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Frequently asked questions

How can I convert text into video?

You can simply make a video online using Synthesia. The software converts text into video using machine learning.

You can try to create a video from text for free here.

And if you're interested in exploring more you can purchase a paid version of Synthesia here.

How do I add text to video?

In Synthesia STUDIO, adding text into your video is as easy as these 4 steps:

1. When creating a video in STUDIO, click on "Text" on the right hand side.

2. Then, choose whether you want to add a title, subtitles or body text. The text element will automatically drop into the video canvas.

3. Next, drag the text element into the needed position. Click on the element and drag, or adjust precise measurements in the "Layout" tab.

4.Finally, paste or type in your text into the text box. You can select the needed font family, typeface and size in STUDIO, or upload your own fonts.


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How long does it take to create a video from text?

Synthesia converts text to videos within minutes.

The time to produce create a video can vary depending on whether or not you choose to customize the video by adding text, images, and other elements. The process of generating depends on the length of the and complexity of the video. Short videos can take as little as a few minutes to process, while longer ones can take up to 20-30 minutes.

How do I convert a text file to video?

When converting text to video using Synthesia, there's no need to upload a text file. Simply copy the text and paste it into the video maker.

Next, choose a voice for the text-to-speech narration and an AI avatar to act as a presenter, and you're done!