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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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 55+ 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.

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  • Difficult to read
  • Basic format
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    Professional-looking video

Create stunning videos with these 6 unique video maker 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.

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


Convert text to video 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
  • 85+ 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 85+ 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.

Synthesia Avatars

Below you can demo the avatars currently available on Synthesia.

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

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

All features

See the overview of all features available in Synthesia STUDIO.
Text to video
Transform simple text into professional-looking video for the first time ever. Videos can be up to 30 minutes long.
60+ Languages
We currently support 60+ different languages. We are constantly adding more accents and voices to the platform. See languages here.
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60+ AI avatars
With Synthesia you have out-of-the-box access to 40+ avatars. We are always adding more presenters to the platform. See them here.
Custom avatars
You can easily create your own presenter. It takes only 5 minutes. This is a paid add-on feature. Read more about it here.
Custom backgrounds
Easily upload any image or video as a background to your videos. Ideal resolution is 1920x1080.
Audio uploads
Record real voice clips and upload them to create video clips with your AI presenter. Only available in the corporate version.
Background music
We have prepared a selection of background music that you can freely add as a background sound to your videos.
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MP4 downloads
Each video comes in Full HD (1920x1080) resolution and you can freely download them from the platform.
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Video sharing pages
Each video gets a dedicated video sharing page. Easily share the video with your colleagues or clients or embed it on your website.
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Multi-slide videos
Combine several Synthesia videos into one video. Now you can create rich slide deck video experiences in just a few minutes.
Update video content
With Synthesia, you can simply duplicate the video, change the text and have an updated version of a video in just a few minutes.
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Add text, images, shapes
Add additional text, image or shape elements to your videos directly in Synthesia. No more annoying switching between different tools.

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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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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See why people like you choose Synthesia

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

Frequently asked questions

Frequently Asked Questions

How do you animate text?

To animate text in Synthesia STUDIO, 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.

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