Tools for Creating Social Media Videos

Tools for Creating Social Media VIdeos

Now that creating social media content is an art of its own, video content has become more prevalent than ever before. However, creating good videos doesn’t have to be hard. There are tons of tools that can help you create quality videos for your social media channels.


Lots of these tools have free account options with paid accounts and plans ranging in price. The choice of video editing software usually depends on your need, skill set, and budget. Take a look at some of the options below and see what works best for you!

Lumen5 is a powerful tool that can help you turn great blog content into even better video. Lumen5 comes with a cool feature that will automatically create a video for you from a blog post, and you can customize the video after to make sure its just right.

Available in both free and paid plans, Lumen5 comes with a fair amount of customization options and a highly intuitive user interface. The Pro plan will run you $49 a month, but you get the ability to export square videos, remove branding, remove credits, export in 720p quality, and tons more.

HitFilm Express

Social Media Video Tools HitFilm Express

HitFilm Express comes packed with powerful video features, editing tools, and compositing abilities. HitFilm is perfect for YouTubers, students, and small businesses looking to get started in film making. Learn how to use a variety of tools with HitFilm’s many instructional videos, including; 2D and 3D effects, speed controls, tracking options, audio tools, cross-platform editing, and more.

Dip your toes in the water of professional filmmaking with the free version of HitFilm Express, or grab a starter pack for $9.99 and get your hands on even more editing capabilities.


Quickly make animations, video ads, and presentations with Biteable. The free version of Biteable offers over 60 unique templates to choose from for explaining, promoting, presenting, or sharing your content on social media.

With the free version of Biteable, you can publish your finished video straight to Facebook, Youtube, or Twitter. You can also embed the video on your website or a blog post. While the free plan only allows you to make five projects per month, the paid plan offers unlimited videos and access to 85,000 stock footage clips for $29 a month.

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Simple in nature, Biteable is great for a variety of different industries and purposes. Easy to learn, fast production time, and versatile – any business will find Biteable a useful video tool.


Video Tools Social Media Quik

Originally designed by GoPro, Quik was intended for editing action videos. Today, Quik has expanded its capacity and is great for creating high-quality videos from your phone. The mobile app works amazingly with photos and videos from your phone and offers a variety of video templates, music options, and more. Quik is also available on desktops.


Looking for an easy way to make short animated announcements on social media? Ripl lets you create short video content from templates designed by professionals. Ripl is integrated with most of the major social media channels, so you can share your video directly to Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, LinkedIn, and many others.

Using the free version of Ripl will give you access to a handful of templates and royalty-free music options for your videos. Upgrading to the $9.99 Pro plan will instantly grant you over 200 templates to choose from, vast customization options, scheduling abilities, and many more cool features.

You can also check out some free animation programs on one of our previous blog postsFree Animation Tools For Web Designers

Harlen Malkowich
Aug 20, 2018
By Harlen Malkowich

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