The Moovly Blog

Read about Moovly tips and tricks or do’s and don’ts. Enjoy stories and other goodies straight from the pens (or fingers) of the Moovly team…

 

Quick Tip Thursday #1

July 24, 2014 by Kaat

The first 10 seconds of your video are the most important. Make them count!

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4 Frequently Committed Errors in the Creation of Animated Videos

July 04, 2014 by Kaat

While creating animated videos with DIY tools like Moovly has become very easy, it takes some time and effort to create a professional looking video. 

In this blog post we address 4 errors frequently committed when creating an animated video.  
We’ll also give you some handy advice on how to deal with these errors and improve the impact and quality of your video.

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How to expand your Moovly Libraries?

June 25, 2014 by Kaat

The standard Moovly Libraries contain hundreds of graphical objects and animations and we continue to add new objects and animation effects on a regular basis.

However, sometimes you might not find what you’re looking for in the standard libraries. You could upload your own images as an alternative, but don't forget that we have our own Marketplace too! 

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Copy scenes from one video to another in just a few clicks

May 13, 2014 by Kaat

Save scenes to your Personal Library and reuse them in other Moovs: create you own templates, merge two or more Moovs and reuse intro or outro sections you created earlier!

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Check out this month’s winners of the Video of the Month contest!

May 02, 2014 by Kaat

It’s that time again! We’re ready to announce the winning submissions of the April edition of the Video of the Month contest!

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Introducing our Member-get-Member program

April 17, 2014 by Kaat

We're happy to announce the launch of our brand new Member-get-Member program! In this blogpost we explain what this new feature allows you to do and how you can get your personal Member-get-Member code.

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Publish your video to the Moovly User Gallery

April 15, 2014 by Kaat

You might have noticed it already when clicking the Publish button below your video: you can now also publish your video to the Moovly User Gallery!

As of last week, Moovly users can publish their moovs to this public Gallery and share them with others from there. This way, other Moovly users can find inspiration in good examples. Visit the Moovly User Gallery to find out what others created with Moovly.

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Spice up your videos with our new Extended Libraries!

April 08, 2014 by Kaat

Are you ready to spice up your videos? We added two extended libraries and one brand new hand animation library to Moovly!

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We’re ready for another Video of the Month contest!

April 04, 2014 by Kaat

Curious to see the impressive videos Moovly users create? Here are last month's winning submissions for the Video of the Month contest!

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And the winners are…

March 05, 2014 by Kaat

After the success of our Season’s Greetings Contest, we decided to give you another chance at showcasing your masterpieces. That's why we created the Video of the Month contest. Let's take a look at last month's edition!

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Working with Animated Video: Timing is Everything

February 13, 2014 by Wouter

Use these tips to give your viewers the time they need to read, understand, and remember the message.


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Introducing our “New Features” overview

February 10, 2014 by Kaat

Based on the input of our users we make changes to our platform on a daily basis. In order to keep you updated on all those changes we've added a new page to our website.

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Our Season’s Greetings Contest winners

January 22, 2014 by Kaat

Although it's been a week since we announced the winners of our Season's Greetings Contest we still wanted to put them and their submissions in the spotlight one more time.

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How to animate your Season’s Greetings?

December 09, 2013 by Geert

Moovly is a tool that allows you to easily create animated videos or animations of any length: from a few seconds to many minutes. 

We added a brand new library to Moovly: the Season’s Greetings library. This object library is totally free and brings you a lot of new objects related to Christmas, New Year, Hanukkah and the winter season many of us on the northern hemisphere experience around this time of year. The library contains objects such as Santa Claus (of course), pine trees, snow effects, a starry sky, champagne, presents, fireworks and much, much more. 

So how do you start creating that stunning Christmas animation or your splashing New Year’s wishes? Here's a step-by-step how-to.

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5 Tips to create a successful animated video

November 19, 2013 by Geert

Whereas creating an animated video with tools such as Moovly is simple and straightforward, a captivating, successful animated video usually requires a more systematic approach. To create an engaging animated video, you'll need to immerse yourself in a creative process, just like when you create a new slide presentation from scratch or write a new blog post: it not only requires inspiration and creativity, but a structured process might be helpful and effective.

Here are 5 tips to create a powerful and captivating animated video. 

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