One of the most popular forms of media is video media. Video media offers the viewers information that they might not want to read. Videos are often more engaging than text, which makes them more likely to captivate your audience.
Since video is becoming the preferred media form, many people are looking for a cheaper way to have video media without including large amounts of props and equipment. One of the best ways to produce video media inexpensively is to have text- based videos. Converting text to video isn’t hard now that there are numerous ways to produce them for free. Here are a few tools that you can use to convert text to video.
Kapwing is a free, online site that allows users to easily create video content. You need to create a free account first by selecting “Sign In” in the upper right corner of the screen. There will be more than 20 video editing tools offered once you create an account and the one that you’ll need to convert text to video is the “Add Text to Video” tool.
There are a number of ways that you can make the text on the screen captivating. Change the color, font, and increase the spacing between the lines. You can also choose to animate the text, which is great for keeping your audience’s attention. You can add as many as you want and the tool will merge them all into a video in the end once you’re done. Other features include music, a background image, shapes, and layers to create a video that’s all that you want it to be. Keep in mind that there’s a watermark that you can remove for a one- time fee of 6 USD or a monthly fee of 20 USD.
The goal of Lumen5 is to make creating a video the easiest that it can be. Lumen5 uses artificial intelligence to help you. It wants to remove the time that you’d take finding stock images, animations, and graphics for every single scene in the video so that you can focus putting the text that you need on the screen. There’s a library with millions of media file that you can choose to add to your content. You can add text manually or you can add text using a link.
Then, you can add videos, images and music until your project is perfect. You can even match the colors of your brand, use your logo, and match your logo’s font to make your marketing campaign uniform. There are also numerous video formats available, square, landscape, and vertical. There is a free plan that has a watermark, but for 49 USD a month, you can remove the watermark and have access to free stock images.
This is one of the simpler options on the list. It creates video with audio, graphics, text, and voiceovers, so you can use any combination of those to create content that you love. You can even use the site on smartphones, which is convenient if you want to work on your video while you’re on the go. There are six video styles available, which is perfect if you don’t need a lot of options or just are casually creating video for fun.
Some of the other sites might be better to use for more professional projects, but this is perfect for any casual content. You can add all the text that you need and you can preview it before you send it. Of course, there’s music, font options, and outro and intro options. The site is free to use for 30 second videos, but it’ll cost you 47 USD for 10 minutes of video.
This site is also very easy to use, especially since everything for the project is done on a single page. You can enter the URL into the site and it’ll take all the images and text from there. It’ll automatically split up all the text and images on different slides for you. Then, you can choose a template that can appeal to the audience that you want to show the content to. There’s an integrated image service call Pixabay that you can use, but you can also use the images that you have from the URL that you provided. There are transitions and narrations that you can add to your project, which is neat if you want to make the video unique.
Converting text to video is a great way to use what you already have and form it into a neat and enticing package for your audience to consume. Although all the sites will work, you might want to choose the cheapest one if this is casual or indulge in the more expensive one if this is for professional reasons.