Video Creation Tools

Here are some suggestions for phone, tablet or web browser-based video creation tools. We do not endorse these tools or specifically recommend them, but the links below may help you to discover tools might work for you.

Please remember, Instagram videos are square and can only be 60 seconds long, but you can upload and trim videos that are longer than that. Enjoy!

Some other things to remember as you create your vision video are these:

  • Videos posted in your Instagram Stories can only be 15 seconds in length.
  • Instagram Livestream videos can be up to 60 minutes long.

FOR STUDENTS

You probably already know ways to create your own vision video or have favorite apps to use. The tool doesn't really matter...what matters is that you follow your screenplay since It's Your Story!

Combine icons, pictures, text, and—most importantly—your voice to create compelling videos. Adobe’s enormous database means you’ll always have images at your disposal, but adding your own photos is a snap thanks to Spark Video's intuitive interface. With pre-made layouts, themes, and music, making a story is quick and fun, with results that always shine.
 

Use Boomerang inside of Instagram, or as a standalone app for iOS or Android.
 

Start from scratch or choose a template such as: Video (1080p), Facebook Video, Video Slideshow, Video Collage, YouTube Video, Instagram Stories, and YouTube Intros. Upload your own images and videos, or choose from Canva's free stock video and image library.
 

iMovie app helps you to make beautiful HD movies anywhere with iMovie, the fast and fun moviemaking app that puts everything you need to tell your story at your fingertips.
 

Powerful video editing in the palm of your hand.
 

Get Magisto and create outstanding videos in minutes, perfect for sharing on social media.
 

  • iOS
  • Android
  • Web browser-based (Click the "Get Started" button on the homepage. When signing up, you are brought to a pricing page. Look for a link that says "Later" to bypass choosing a paid account and going directly in to creating a FREE video).

Free Photo Sites

Pixabay is a vibrant community of creatives, sharing copyright free images and videos. All contents are released under the Pixabay License, which makes them safe to use without asking for permission or giving credit to the artist - even for commercial purposes.
 

Pexels is a free stock photo and video website and app that helps designers, bloggers, and everyone who is looking for visuals to find great photos and videos that can be downloaded and used for free. If you see a photo or video you like, simply download it for free (no strings attached!).
 

Unsplash: Photos for everyone. Over 1 million free high-resolution images brought to you by the world’s most generous community of photographers.
 

FOR TEACHERS

The difference in links FOR TEACHERS is that most of the apps below require teacher signup, a paid classroom account, or another method you would like want to manage.

Excellent post about web browser-based video editors, some of which are NOT on the list below.

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Simply drag and drop your own photos and video clips into pre-built templates to create share-worthy videos in minutes. No video editing experience needed!
 

Instant video storytelling solutions for remote learning.
 

Clips is a free app for making fun videos to share with friends and family. With a few taps you can create and send a video message or tell a quick story with artistic filters, animated text, music, emoji, and fun stickers featuring characters from Star Wars, Disney•Pixar and more.
 

Our mission at the Educational App Store is to help teachers and parents around the globe, to progress their younger child's education through the use of apps.

iMovie app helps you to make beautiful HD movies anywhere with iMovie, the fast and fun moviemaking app that puts everything you need to tell your story at your fingertips.

Get Magisto and create outstanding videos in minutes, perfect for sharing on social media.
 

  • iOS
  • Android
  • Web browser-based (Click the "Get Started" button on the homepage. When signing up, you are brought to a pricing page. Look for a link that says "Later" to bypass choosing a paid account and going directly in to creating a FREE video).

Powerful video editing in the palm of your hand.
 

WeVideo
Make videos on any device, including Chromebook, Windows, Mac, and mobile. Edit on the go with mobile apps for Android and iOS devices. Create once and instantly publish your edits to YouTube, Instagram, Facebook and other social media channels. View the education pricing here.
 

VidLab is a multi-track, multi-clip video editor that allows you to easily create beautiful, fun videos & photo stories by adding text, artwork, music, video, sound effects, overlays, voice-overs & more to your videos (and photos)!