The easy square video editor

Create social-media friendly videos in minutes. Use Animoto to transform your photos or video clips into high-quality content that's just the right fit for social platforms like Instagram and Facebook.

Partner of

Get more views with square video

Square videos take up 78% more space than horizontal ones in newsfeeds. And with more than 50% of internet users on mobile devices, that extra space really counts. Animoto gives you a one-stop shop for video editing and social media posting, letting you to choose your aspect ratio and start creating in minutes.

Success Story

See how square video increased views by 40% over landscape

Social media management tool Buffer is famous for their in-depth research into trends on social. To find out the best format for video, they performed a series of more than 60 tests, pitting landscape, letterbox, and square videos against each other. The results were clear. Square video dominated the test, especially on mobile devices, where square got 40% more views and viewers watched longer. In fact, a square video created with Animoto for the test became the company's second most-viewed video of all time, showing how square video makes it easier to hook an audience and engage them with your content.

It's never been easier

How to make a square video with Animoto

  1. Select a storyboard template or start from scratch
  2. Upload your photos and video clips or select from our Getty Images stock
  3. Personalize by changing colors, music, and text
  4. Produce and share your square video

Make a square video in minutes

Create and share videos for free. Upgrade anytime for more customization.

We want to help you make impressive videos

As you begin creating videos, we're here to help along the way! Get started with Animoto and join others just like you in The Animoto Social Video Marketing Community on Facebook. Our team of video experts is ready to help you grow with tips, ideas, inspiration, and feedback on your videos.