Video Maker

PicMonkey’s online video maker tools help you create trendy videos for your social channels, advertisements, and more. Customize your videos with on-brand graphics, effects, and text to wow viewers. Get started for free today!

How to make a video

Choose a template

To start, grab yourself a snazzy, professionally designed video template. Or DIY with a blank canvas.

Add a video to your design

Each of our templates comes pre-loaded with a video, but chances are you want to upload your own footage. Alternatively, you can find something brand-worthy from our stock video library.

Customize your template

Use PicMonkey’s editing tools to crop, resize, or rotate your video however you want. Add text on or around your video. You can also brand it with your logo or watermark.

Share your work

Download as a GIF or an MP4 file. We’ll email the file to your account address when it’s all set, then you can share via email or drop on your social media channels!

FAQs about making videos

How do I make videos that attract viewers?

The best way to start is with one of our beautifully designed video templates. Add your video clip (or choose one from our stock library), then customize with text, and your logo if appropriate. Our easy-to-use tools will also let you edit the size and appearance of your video if needed, so that your final design is exactly what you want it to be.

How do I make a good video ad?

If you’re putting together a video ad, you want something captivating and visually strong. Keep your words to a minimum, and look at how you can really sell your brand, product, etc. with an eye-catching design.

How long can my videos be?

We suggest keeping your videos short (~5 seconds or less). This is great for capturing someone’s attention as they scroll through their social feed. It’ll also keep your downloaded file from being mega-sized and slow when loading.

Why use PicMonkey for design and photo editing?

Minimal learning curve

Our easy and intuitive tools allow you to start editing photos and creating spectacular designs immediately, no matter your skill level.

Extensive feature set

Start with a professionally designed template or take advantage of our high-powered tools to make custom images from scratch.

So much for so little

Get everything you need to create fabulous images for one low subscription price, with no one-off purchases or hidden costs.

Create with graphics

We’ve got thousands of awesome graphics in a multitude of styles, shapes, and sizes that you can use to create designs that will get noticed.

1000s of graphics at PicMonkey
1000s of graphics at PicMonkey
See our stock photos

Create with stock photos

We’ve got millions of gorgeous, authentic stock photos taken by some of the best photographers in the world that you can use to create a truly unique image—all included with a subscription.

See our stock photos

The PicMonkey Mobile App is for design on the go

Start your design on your laptop, run to a meeting, take a call, finish up your work on your phone using our Mobile App, post directly to social, or share with your colleagues. Whew! We know you’re busy, that’s why we’re at your service 24/7.

Making videos with PicMonkey

PicMonkey’s helping you up your design game with videos. Use your video content for brand building, advertising, or just a little TLC for your personal social account. Regardless, it’ll captivate that hungry audience of yours. And did you know? Video social media posts and ads garner a lot more clicks than static imagery. Read on for the ins-and-outs of video design…

Read more about using video templates
Design stellar videos and so much more with a PicMonkey subscription