PowToon

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Create animated videos and presentations

About PowToon

Powtoon is a visual communication platform designed to help businesses to create animated videos & presentations for marketing, HR, IT, training & more. With a large variety of pre-built templates & a drag and drop editor, Powtoon allows businesses and teams to create fully customized presentations.

Powtoon is a visual communication platform for creating engaging, animated videos and presentations with zero design skills or technical background. Users can choose from a range of over 200 ready-to-use templates and customize them with company branding, content, and visuals. With Powtoon, users also have access to a library of royalty-free music, objects, and videos to enhance their creations!

Powtoon Business can be used across HR, IT, customer support, internal communications, training and development, marketing, sales, or any other team. Team members can create engaging videos and presentation to facilitate communications, training, social media posts, online campaigns, and more. Teams can also collaborate on presentation creation with shared media libraries and asynchronous editing.


Key benefits of PowToon

  • 115K video backgrounds and full video, animation, GIF, and image file implementation.

  • Hundreds of templates, thousands of scenes, backgrounds, characters and assets to choose from.

  • Access to 5 visual looks: modern edge / flat, Infographics, whiteboard, animation, live video and social

  • Use the drag and drop editor to create custom presentations with ease.

  • Export created presentations to YouTube, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Wistia, Hubspot, Ads Manager, Slideshare, and Vimeo, or publish as PPT or PDF.

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    PowToon Software - Presentation can be created with the drag and drop WYSIWYG editor
    PowToon Software - Users can access a range of royalty-free characters, objects, and music
    PowToon Software - Choose from a selection of over 100 in-built templates, designed for different purposes
    PowToon Software - Team members can collaborate on presentations and plan projects with shared media libraries and asynchronous editing
    PowToon Software - PowToon creations can be easily shared with other team members or exported
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    PowToon Software - Presentation can be created with the drag and drop WYSIWYG editor
    PowToon Software - Users can access a range of royalty-free characters, objects, and music
    PowToon Software - Choose from a selection of over 100 in-built templates, designed for different purposes
    PowToon Software - Team members can collaborate on presentations and plan projects with shared media libraries and asynchronous editing
    PowToon Software - PowToon creations can be easily shared with other team members or exported

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    Reviews

    Overall rating

    4.5 /5
    (393)
    Value for Money
    4.1/5
    Features
    4.4/5
    Ease of Use
    4.3/5
    Customer Support
    4.3/5

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    Deepika
    Deepika
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    • Industry: Information Technology & Services
    • Company size: 51–200 Employees
    • Used Daily for 1+ year
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    • Likelihood to recommend 8.0 /10

    Great to use

    Reviewed on 9/12/2018

    Pros

    Being a graphic designer, I use this for animated videos & presentations almost everyday. powtoon has so many templates & animation effects which make it very useful to make quick videos. I love this software because it has a clean interface. Colors & design are very user friendly . I would recommend this product to everyone who wants to make animated videos & presentations.

    Cons

    The hardest part of this product is it sometimes takes way too much time to upload images & add videos to timeline. This is a heavy product, which hangs alot, that makes it very irritating at times.
    One thing I want in this product is options to arrange the saved files in folders or as we want because the minus point is when we mistakenly open a file it comes to number one which bothers the order of the files & makes it difficult to keep a check.

    giselle
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    • Industry: Design
    • Company size: 2–10 Employees
    • Used Weekly for 1+ year
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    • Value for Money
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    • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

    attractive and professional slides and videos!

    Reviewed on 12/7/2021

    I save a lot of time and effort doing slides on this software and looks so professional!

    I save a lot of time and effort doing slides on this software and looks so professional!

    Pros

    I don't need to have programming skill to make animations and professional videos, is easy and instinctive to use.

    Cons

    I wish there were more avatars and more variety of animations and the option to adjust and share at tiktok.

    Alternatives Considered

    Microsoft PowerPoint

    Reasons for Switching to PowToon

    because it have 3d options and animations in an easier way to use.
    Sitong
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    • Industry: Banking
    • Company size: Self Employed
    • Used for 1-5 months
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    • Likelihood to recommend 0.0 /10

    Not respecting customers

    Reviewed on 22/4/2019

    I feel this company is fooling customers like me and wasting my money and time. I do not think that...

    I feel this company is fooling customers like me and wasting my money and time. I do not think that customers should pay to a company like this and helps it to survive.

    Pros

    All the functions and material are easy to use and have high quality. The outcome was great.

    Cons

    It does not show you what materials and functions are only for the Pro Plan before you complete and go to the purchasing step. I completed my video making, and then I was told that I have to buy to starter plan to export it in MP3 format. I purchased it, and then I was told that I have used some pro stuff, like effects and pictures, in my video. In order to keep them, I have to buy a Pro Plan. Why am I not told ahead of time??? Moreover, they would not refund me the money I spent on the Starter Plan. Why do I need to pay twice????
    In the end, I paid for the Starter Plan, monthly subscription. Three months later, which is today, I found that my plan was auto-renewed. I do not remember their website writing anything about auto-renew, and so I went back and found that it was not mentioned anywhere on the payment page, and it was only written at the bottom of the Pricing page. If you do not search for it deliberately, there is no way you can find it.
    I feel this company is fooling customers like me and wasting my money and time. I do not think that customers should pay to a company like this and helps it to survive.

    Alain Jove
    Alain Jove
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    • Industry: Telecommunications
    • Company size: 501–1,000 Employees
    • Used Weekly for 2+ years
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    • Likelihood to recommend 8.0 /10

    Powtoon for Power Cartoon Graphics

    Reviewed on 18/2/2021

    Overall, it is really fun putting crazy ideas to life in this app. The templates save time from...

    Overall, it is really fun putting crazy ideas to life in this app. The templates save time from creating your own vector graphics and animation, or toying around with other photo or video editing/ creation tools which is very taxing when time is of the essence. The output looks fantastic as it is very smooth and the resolution is really fitting for any setup such as branding of products, personal promotions, and any other creative endeavors.

    Pros

    This is an outstanding app that I've used and is still using since it has powerful customizable templates for designing cartoon storyline. As opposed to just comic style speech bubble presentation, this brings more life to it than the old school approach. Although it still works, the this new approach works better and provides more life - but most of all, an eye catcher to the social media age of today.

    I like this app because it provides a lot of customizable templates for characters, backgrounds, props, images, and other elements. All of them are customizable down to changing the character's gender and outfit, sceneries that change as your storyline progresses, moving objects like cars and buses, including other animated elements like traffic lights and blinking lights. In addition, you have several audio to choose from to fit the storyline, and has several zoom/pan effect for added touch.

    Cons

    In my opinion, your own imagination is the only thing that hinders you from getting into your end product. If you're stuck, you can always do a Google lookup and find ideas from other Powtoon animations to keep you going with your project. As far as loading times are concerned, there is no lag at all even if the elements already stack up.

    Ayesha
    Ayesha
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    • Industry: E-Learning
    • Company size: 2–10 Employees
    • Used Daily for 1+ year
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    • Likelihood to recommend 9.0 /10

    Ultimate Animated Video Maker.

    Reviewed on 21/8/2022

    This platform is what we consistently implement for animated video material. Even though it has...

    This platform is what we consistently implement for animated video material. Even though it has been years, the way it allows us to illustrate a situation or convey a tale is flawless. Only because of this platform did we obtain such positive feedback from our viewers.

    Pros

    Importing media is simple. The pre-made templates and avatars assist in precisely establishing the context for a decisive result. The interface is simple and ideal for those who are just starting out and wish to make animated material.

    Cons

    For a large number of projects, the price rises. Aside from the cost issue, I'm pleased with how well everything appears to function.

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    PowToon FAQs

    Below are some frequently asked questions for PowToon.

    PowToon offers the following pricing plans:

    • Starting from: US$50.00/month
    • Pricing model: Free Version, Subscription
    • Free Trial: Not Available

    Powtoon offers a variety of different license types: Free Plan: free with 100MB of storage and access to all free content. Pro: $89/month billed monthly ($228 billed yearly) with 2GB of storage and access to Pro and free content. Pro+: $197/month billed monthly ($708 billed yearly) with 10GB of storage and access to all content. Agency: $1188 billed yearly with 100GB of storage and access to all content.

    PowToon has the following typical customers:

    Self Employed, 2–10, 11–50, 51–200, 201–500

    PowToon supports the following languages:

    English, Spanish

    PowToon supports the following devices:

    PowToon integrates with the following applications:

    Google Drive, Kaltura Video Platform, Meta for Business, SlideShare, Vimeo, Wistia

    PowToon offers the following support options:

    Email/Help Desk, FAQs/Forum, Knowledge Base, 24/7 (Live rep), Chat

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