Make unforgettable birthday videos

Create one-of-a-kind 'happy birthday' videos, in less time than it takes to write, stuff, and mail an ordinary card. Videos make great gifts and are a fun way to recap all the birthday festivities.

Birthday video ideas

Unique birthday greeting

A personalized birthday video beats an ecard, any day. There's nothing like a video specially made for the birthday person, containing meaningful photos and memories.

Special birthday gift

Give a present you won't find in any store; Animoto videos are easily made into DVDs that can be wrapped up.

Memorable party recap

Round up those priceless photos and video clips and put them into a video that's easily shared with family and friends via email or on social media.

Create a Birthday Video Slideshow in 5 Steps

Step 1

Select a storyboard template

Animoto offers a variety of storyboards to choose from. Try one with a design you like or that fits your project. Not sure where to start? Our Happy Birthday Slideshow storyboard is a good pick.

Step 2

Add your photos and video clips

Personalize your video. Upload photos or video clips the birthday boy or girl will love, then drag and drop them right into Animoto. Don’t have enough images? Search our library of over 1 million Getty Images photos and videos.

Step 3

Make it your own

Personalize your video to give it the look you want. All of our storyboards can be changed to fit the mood of your video. Use our flexible design and style tools to easily change colors, transitions, and fonts.

Step 4

Choose a song

Top off your birthday video with a celebratory soundtrack. Try out one of the birthday songs in our library of licensed music, or upload your own licensed music to include your favorite birthday tune.

Step 5

Share your video

Once you’re happy with your video, it’s ready to finalize and share. Upload your birthday video to social sites like Facebook or Instagram, or share it with the recipient via email or text. You can also embed videos on your website or blog.

Animoto is the easy way to get started with video

Animoto's award-winning online video builder makes it simple for anyone to create powerful and professional videos, for business and for life.

Join millions of consumers, businesses, marketers, and photographers around the world who use Animoto all year long to turn content they already have into videos that stand out in a video-first world.

What customers are saying

"Animoto is the perfect product for creating videos that will perform well on Facebook and other social platforms."

– Mari Smith, Facebook marketing expert

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