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…
October 15, 2014 by Kaat
Since its outbreak in West Africa, thousands of people have died from Ebola. But what exactly is Ebola? This video explains what causes Ebola, what the symptoms are and how to deal with it.
Feel free to use, embed or even adapt this video to your own needs.
September 11, 2014 by Kaat
Even the most experienced writers sometimes make
mistakes while writing their article, script, essay and so on. Most of the time
these are genuine mistakes, but that doesn’t mean we have to continue making
them of course! Here are 7 spelling mistakes to avoid at all times:
September 05, 2014 by Kaat
you combining your own graphical objects with a colored background in your
video? Be sure to upload transparent PNGs for the best result!
August 28, 2014 by Kaat
In an earlier post we emphasized the importance of the first 10 seconds of your video. But not only do you need to think carefully about the beginning of your video, you need to pay attention to the end of your video as well. And that’s what this Quick Tip Thursday is all about!
August 07, 2014 by Kaat
Using bright colors is a great way to make your videos more attractive. But not all colors go well together. Some combinations don't work or even result in the opposite effect: they make your video painful to watch. So how to choose the right color combinations?
August 07, 2014 by Kaat
Whether you’re in education, marketing or communication, if you want your video to have real impact on your audience, there’s one key element you shouldn’t neglect: your message.
August 06, 2014 by Kaat
We already mentioned the importance of preparation and structure when creating a video in previous blog posts. In this Quick Tip Thursday we’ll take a closer look at an easy way to add structure to your video in Moovly.
July 31, 2014 by Kaat
Using drop shadows is an easy way to add contrast between your text and your background.
In this Quick Tip Thursday blog post we'll show you how to create drop shadows in Moovly in just a few steps.
July 24, 2014 by Kaat
The first 10 seconds of your video should be appealing and interesting enough for your viewers to continue watching. These first seconds are the moment you either win your viewers over, or lose them. That’s why you need to pay special attention to the start of your video and engage your audience from the very beginning.
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.
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!
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!
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!
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.
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.
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!
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!
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!
February 13, 2014 by Wouter
Use these tips to give your viewers the time they need to read, understand, and remember the message.
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.
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.
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.
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.