#1 AI video creation platform

Text video maker

Create animated text videos in just a few clicks, with no video editing skills.

  • Customize with brand assets
  • Add an AI voiceover to your video

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Trusted by over 50,000 companies of all sizes

Main features

Create stunning videos with these 6 unique features

With Synthesia, you can not only create an animated text video, but also videos from text. Confused? Let us explain.

Easily create videos with templates

Make professional-looking videos without design experience, or spending a lot of time and effort.

  • 60+ video templates
  • Diverse use cases
  • Fully customizable

Create text videos in minutes

Create a video with an AI voiceover, AI presenter and text animations by simply typing in text. No special equipment needed.

  • Voiceovers in 120+ languages
  • 160+ AI presenters
  • No video editing required

Generate voiceovers from text

Generate awesome videos in multiple languages by simply typing in text. No microphones or voice actors needed.

  • 120+ languages
  • 400+ voices
  • Closed captions included

Add AI presenters to narrate your video

Add an (almost) human touch to your animated text videos with AI video presenters. Choose from 160+ diverse presenters.

Edit videos with no experience

No video editing experience? No problem. Make a video in minutes without any special tools or skills in our built-in online video editor.

Upload own fonts and brand colors

Create professional video content by adding brand assets, like a logo, font, images, videos, audio and more.

additional features

Here's what else you get with Synthesia's text video maker

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

get started

How to make an animated text video in Synthesia

Here's how you can quickly create videos using the text video maker.

Step 1. Choose a video template

Choose from 60+ professionally-designed video templates for any use case or start from scratch.

Step 2. Create a voiceover from text

Generate an automatic voiceover for your video by adding text to the script box and choosing a voice.

Step 3. Add text and animate

To add text, go to 'Text' and select the needed type. To format and add text animation style, go to 'Format' and 'Animate'.

Step 4. Customize video

Make your animated text video stand out by adding video clips, music tracks, images, your brand logo, and more.

Step 5. Generate video

Now you can download, stream, embed and share your final video online.

Use cases

See examples of videos you can generate with Synthesia

Anyone can make their own videos with Synthesia with no prior knowledge. Here are some of the most popular use cases.

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Replace boring text, PowerPoints and PDFs with engaging videos your team will love

"Usually, our colleagues don't jump in the air when they hear e-learning, but the AI videos created with Synthesia have sparked motivation that we haven't seen before."

Jesper B.
Learning Specialist at BESTSELLER

Create high-quality sales enablement videos your team won't skip

"Sales people require engaging training content. With Synthesia's AI avatars and voiceovers, we can now facilitate quicker knowledge transfer."

Jason E.
Global L&D Sales Training Strategy Manager at Xerox

Transform your help articles into short videos and improve your customer experience

"Using Synthesia, we effectively transformed dense help articles into user-friendly videos, significantly enhancing our customer support experience."

Kübra D.
Customer Support Specialist at Intenseye

Create engaging information security training videos, without relying on 3rd parties

"The avatars look real and I can choose from many different languages. Synthesia is solving 2 key problems for me: I can use the in-built AI to generate my script and then make an AI avatar speak it."

Henry Z.
Cyber Security & Cloud Expert

Create your professional-looking product explainers in minutes, not months

"Thanks to the role-specific product explainer videos made with Synthesia we booked 35% more meetings compared to previous trade shows."

Tolgar A.
VP of Marketing at Infinite Peripherals

customer stories

See why people like you choose Synthesia

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Faster video creation

"Synthesia’s AI voiceovers sold me instantly. They give us the ability to pivot and create video content much faster than before"

Ann Stutler
Senior Manager of Training & Learning at Division Maintenance Group
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No actors - no costs

"Relying on external agencies and hiring voiceover actors in multiple language was extremely costly. So it would either mean stretching the budget or no video at all."

Jason Etherington
Global L&D Sales Learning Strategy Manager at Xerox
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Speed, simplicity and ease

"We can record anytime and anywhere with greater speed, simplicity, and ease. It not only optimizes work schedules but also increases productivity and benefits the quality of our educational materials."

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Pedro da Silva
Global Educational Services Manager at Fiery


Frequently asked questions

How do you animate text?

To animate text in Synthesia, single-click on the text box and click on the 'Animate' tab on the right-hand size.

There, choose the entry and exit animation you want, and adjust its delay and duration.

To format the text, click on the 'Format' tab and choose the font, size, typeface, spacing, color, shadow and style of the text.