Make A YouTube Video
1.1 How to Make Gaming Videos
1.2 How to Make YouTube Intro
1.3 How to Make YouTube Video on Phone
1.4 How to Make Lyric Video on YouTube
1.5 How to make YouTube music video
1.6 How to Make YouTube Minecraft Video
1.7 How to Make YouTube Animated Video
1.8 How to Make YouTube Highlight Video
1.9 Top 10 YouTube Slideshow Makers

Best Way to Make an Animated Video for YouTube

As we all know, YouTube is an American video-sharing website. For the one who want to share videos to other people all over the world, YouTube enables you to upload videos, and view, share, comment on others' videos. You can also set your video's privacy as private(/how-to/make-youtube-videos-private.html), public or unlisted.

Animated video is popular as well as YouTube. Most of information is transmitted to the brain as visual, and people prefer to learn with visual information, more than a text.

Also, an animated video can be more attractive than a slideshow only with photos.

I heard you want to make an animated video. Have you found the most efficient way to do that?

I guess no, that's why you are here reading our article.

Maybe some of you prefer making a YouTube video on your phone(/how-to/make-a-youtube-video-on-your-phone.html), but it will bring you better visuals if you are creating your animated video via computer.

So, in this situation, we'll show you how to create an animated video for YouTube.

Make Animated YouTube Videos

Part 1. Make an animated video for YouTube (Free/Paid)

Let's go through Slideshow Maker and Slideshow Creator with a brief introduction first.

Slideshow Maker: As powerful software, Slideshow Maker comes with many editing functions. It is free, and easy-to-use software. There are various themes for you to make your animated video more attractive.

Slideshow Creator: With various functions, Slideshow Creator is the super filmmaker helper. You can choose a theme you like as a template to create your animated video. Or you are allowed to create your own theme. Powerful edit functions are provided, you can add elements, texts, choose transition effect and filters as you like.

1. Make an animated video for YouTube via Slideshow Maker

Step 1Install Slideshow Maker and launch it on your computer.

Step 2Click "Add File" in the left panel of the window, and there will be 2 options for you. You can add the local videos by clicking "Add Media File(s)", or just drag them to this window. It also allows you to add the online video directly, just click on "Download Online Video".

Add File

Step 3Click "Next" button. In this window, you can select one theme you like to make the animated video.

Select A Theme

Step 4Click "Next" button, now you are in the Background Music window, just select the music you want, or you can click on the "Add Music" button to add audio file(s) or folder.

Video Manager

Step 5Click on the "Preview" button to preview your slideshow.

Preview

Step 6Click on the "Export" button, and you are allowed to rename your slideshow and select the location you want to save it.

Also, you can select the output format you want.

If you want to change the video and audio quality, click on the gear-alike icon, you can change the encoder, channel, sample rate, and bit rate of your video and audio.

Setup Output

Step 7Click on the "Start" button, and wait for minutes until it finishes.

With Slideshow Maker, you can make animations for free. But if you need more interesting and powerful editing features, please read on and try Slideshow Creator.

2. Make an animated video for YouTube via Slideshow Creator

Step 1Launch Aiseesoft Slideshow Creator on your computer.

Step 2Click "File" > "Add File", then you will see there are options for you to add your media files.

You can also drag your photos or videos directly to the blank area in the middle of "Add File" window.

Add File

Step 3Edit your slideshow.

If you just want a theme as a template for your animated video, just click "Theme", there will be several themes for you, such as Travel, Business, Happy, etc. You can pick the one you like to create your slideshow.

Theme

If you want to create your own theme. Just select your video, and pick up the effect you want. Learn more about the effect below:

Make Animation

Step 4Click "Export" button, you can set the output format of your slideshow here. You can also rename your file's name, and select a location to save it.

For the further setting, just click the gear-alike icon, and there will be a pup up window, you can change the encoder, channel, sample rate, and bit rate of your video and audio.

Private

Step 4Click "Export" button, you can set the output format of your slideshow here. You can also rename your file's name, and select a location to save it.

For the further setting, just click the gear-alike icon, and there will be a pup up window, you can change the encoder, channel, sample rate, and bit rate of your video and audio.

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Step 5Click "Convert" button, and wait for minutes until it finishes.

Part 2. Upload an animated video to YouTube

Step 1Log in your YouTube account.

Step 2Click the camera-alike icon then select "Upload video".

Upload video

Step 3Select or drag video files to upload.

Upload video

Now you have learned how to make an animated video and upload it to YouTube.

If you are also interested in creating animated gifs, go to Part 3.

Video Converter Ultimate can help you to convert, download, edit or enhance videos within simple clicks. By making an animated gif, just convert your video to gif.

Part 3. Make an animated gif for YouTube

Step 1Launch Video Converter Ultimate on your computer.

Step 2Click "Add File" to import your video.

Upload video

Step 3Select your video, and click "Profile". In the "Search Profile" box, type with "gif" and hit "Enter" on your keyboard.

Profile

Step 4After all is set, click "Convert" and wait for a few seconds.

After reading our article, have you found the best way to make an animated cartoon video? Not only for YouTube, you can share the animations you made with your friends easily after making one with the tools mentioned above.

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August 24, 2018 18:00 / Posted by to Video Editing