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.

Pricing starting from:

US$89.00/month

  • Free Version
  • Free Trial
  • Subscription

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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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    Andorra, United Arab Emirates, Afghanistan, Antigua & Barbuda, Anguilla, Albania, Armenia, Curaçao, Argentina, American Samoa, Austria, Australia, Aruba, Åland Islands, Azerbaijan, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Barbados, Bangladesh, Belgium, Bulgaria, Bahrain, Bermuda, Brunei, Bolivia, Brazil, Bahamas, Bhutan, Belarus, Belize, Canada, Switzerland, Cook Islands, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Cyprus, Czechia, Germany, Denmark, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Estonia, Spain, Finland, Fiji, Falkland Islands, Micronesia, Faroe Islands, France, United Kingdom, Grenada, Georgia, French Guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Greenland, Guadeloupe, Greece, Guatemala, Guam, Guyana, Hong Kong SAR China, Honduras, Croatia, Haiti, Hungary, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Isle of Man, India, Iraq, Iran, Iceland, Italy, Jersey, Jamaica, Jordan, Japan, Kyrgyzstan, Cambodia, Kiribati, St. Kitts & Nevis, South Korea, Kuwait, Cayman Islands, Kazakhstan, Laos, Lebanon, St. Lucia, Liechtenstein, Sri Lanka, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Latvia, Monaco, Moldova, Montenegro, St. Martin, Marshall Islands, North Macedonia, Myanmar (Burma), Mongolia, Macao SAR China, Northern Mariana Islands, Martinique, Montserrat, Malta, Maldives, Mexico, Malaysia, New Caledonia, Norfolk Island, Nicaragua, Netherlands, Norway, Nepal, Nauru, New Zealand, Oman, Panama, Peru, French Polynesia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Pakistan, Poland, St. Pierre & Miquelon, Puerto Rico, Palestinian Territories, Portugal, Palau, Paraguay, Qatar, Romania, Serbia, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Solomon Islands, Sweden, Singapore, Slovenia, Svalbard & Jan Mayen, Slovakia, San Marino, Suriname, El Salvador, Syria, Turks & Caicos Islands, Thailand, Tajikistan, Timor-Leste, Turkmenistan, Tonga, Turkey, Trinidad & Tobago, Tuvalu, Taiwan, Ukraine, United States, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vatican City, St. Vincent & Grenadines, Venezuela, British Virgin Islands, US Virgin Islands, Vietnam, Vanuatu, Wallis & Futuna, Samoa, Yemen, South Africa

    Supported Languages

    English, Spanish

    Pricing starting from:

    US$89.00/month

    • Free Version
    • Free Trial
    • Subscription

    Top 5 alternatives to PowToon

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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

    Features

    Total features of PowToon: 34

    • 3D Objects
    • Animation
    • Animations & Transitions
    • Audio Capture
    • Audio File Management
    • Brand Overlay
    • Collaboration Tools
    • Communication Management
    • Content Library
    • Content Management
    • Customisable Branding
    • Customisable Templates
    • Data Import/Export
    • Document Storage
    • Drag & Drop
    • Image Library
    • Media Import
    • Media Library
    • Multimedia Support
    • Offline Presenting
    • Privacy Options
    • Project Templates
    • Screen Sharing
    • Search/Filter
    • Social Sharing
    • Supports HD Resolution
    • Templates
    • Text Overlay
    • Video Capture
    • Video Creation
    • Video Editing
    • Video Management
    • Video Support
    • Voice-Over / Audio

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    Reviews

    Overall rating

    4.5 /5
    (298)
    Value for Money
    4.2/5
    Features
    4.4/5
    Ease of Use
    4.3/5
    Customer Support
    4.4/5

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    Ummar H. Ummar H.
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    • Industry: Telecommunications
    • Company size: 2-10 Employees
    • Used Daily for 1-5 months
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    • Likelihood to recommend 8.0 /10

    Interactive Animated Presentations

    Reviewed on 20/1/2020

    Interactive storytelling in presentations took shorter time than before.

    Interactive storytelling in presentations took shorter time than before.

    Pros

    Powtoon is simple, interactive and provides all basic functions for motion graphics to be used as a presentation.

    Cons

    It's web-based to due which browser got very heavy when working on larger projects.

    Alternatives Considered

    Microsoft PowerPoint

    Reasons for Switching to PowToon

    Due to visual characters and animation as compared to simple textual animation.
    Mich M. Mich M.
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    • Industry: Retail
    • Company size: 1,001-5,000 Employees
    • Used Daily for 6-12 months
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    • Value for Money
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    • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

    Powtoons is Amazing

    Reviewed on 15/10/2019

    I have created dozens of videos for internal comms, advertising, recruiting and training. It has...

    I have created dozens of videos for internal comms, advertising, recruiting and training. It has made my life so easy and with great reward and outcome.

    Pros

    This is a super simple app to create fun and vibrant communications pieces either with cartoons or video.

    Cons

    I think customer service could be much better. I don't think I've ever gotten ahold of a live person.

    Alternatives Considered

    Filmora

    Reasons for Choosing PowToon

    I didn't exactly make a total switch because I still need to edit some video before dropping it in to Powtoons, but the functionality of Powtoons and its ability to drag and drop anything into the video at any time is so cool. And it has a huge database of photos, video, and other tidbits.

    Switched From

    Filmora
    Nancy B. Nancy B.
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    • Industry: Marketing & Advertising
    • Company size: 2-10 Employees
    • Used Monthly for 6-12 months
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    • Likelihood to recommend 1.0 /10

    Did the job - but ended on a very poor note

    Reviewed on 5/11/2021

    My final experience with them soured me on the product and company and thus I cannot recommend....

    My final experience with them soured me on the product and company and thus I cannot recommend. Pick another animation software where they'll at least respond.

    Pros

    I needed to find software on short order for a volunteer product I was doing. I was able to learn it pretty quickly and product something to help the organization out. It was fairly easy to learn and I was able to make a decent animated video in a weekend.

    Cons

    I hadn't used the software for like 6 months and wasn't sure I'd use again, but missed the window to cancel the renewal until it hit my credit card. I contacted the company right away to explain that I used it just for volunteering and ask for a refund. They could check my history to see I hadn't been using. Not only did they not refund me. They ghosted me. I emailed a second and third time, but they never even answered.

    As for the product itself, they mixed in elements that were not included on my plan with those that were, requiring me to backtrack in some cases export my video w/o upgrading. Many of the elements were too cartoony for my taste. The export limits were kind of confusing.

    Alternatives Considered

    Vyond

    Reasons for Switching to PowToon

    I was in a rush and had to make a quick decision.
    Riley R. Riley R.
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    • Industry: Hospital & Health Care
    • Company size: 11-50 Employees
    • Used for 6-12 months
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    • Likelihood to recommend 3.0 /10

    Powtoon

    Reviewed on 25/10/2019

    Not great they say they would be creating new content and we have had the service for 6 months with...

    Not great they say they would be creating new content and we have had the service for 6 months with absolutely no content updates

    Pros

    You can put multiple layers of text on one slide and customize where it will show up.

    Cons

    They have absolutely zero content. They say they have marketing videos but they are only 10 seconds long and random. We no longer use this software.

    Alternatives Considered

    Promo.com

    Reasons for Switching to PowToon

    We ended up purchasing promo as well because promo has a wide range and variety of videos and music that works a lot better than Powtoon. Very disappointed in Powtoon.
    Verified Reviewer
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    • Industry: Management Consulting
    • Company size: Self Employed
    • Used Weekly for 2+ years
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    • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

    Great Video Making Tool

    Reviewed on 10/8/2021

    This is a great overall online video maker. I have been using it for over five years and each year...

    This is a great overall online video maker. I have been using it for over five years and each year the company continues to add new animated characters as well as new features. Customer service is excellent and very helpful. I definitely recommend Powtoon!

    Pros

    This software lets you choose how creative you want to be. Struggling for ideas? Powtoon has many templates. Want to create something from scratch? Powtoon has you covered there as well with tons of videos, images and characters

    Cons

    There was initially a bit of a learning curve to use, but lots of tutorials are available to help you.

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    PowToon offers the following pricing plans:

    • Starting from: US$89.00/month
    • Pricing model: Free Version, Subscription
    • Free Trial: 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. Business plan pricing available on request.

    PowToon has the following typical customers:

    Self Employed, 2-10, 11-50, 51-200, 201-500, 501-1,000, 1,001+

    PowToon supports the following languages:

    English, Spanish

    PowToon supports the following devices:

    PowToon integrates with the following applications:

    Facebook for Business, Google Drive, Kaltura Video Platform, SlideShare, Vimeo Pro, Wistia

    PowToon offers the following support options:

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

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