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Make informative explainer videos that are guaranteed to leave your viewers feel smart. A video explainer does this and so much more. Use Biteable’s explainer video software to bring your vision to life in less time than it takes to order takeout.
How to make an explainer video in a snap
- Pick an explainer video template that takes your fancy.
- Log into your Biteable account or start a free trial.
- Make it your own with smart editing. Add new video scenes, text, pictures, animation, and music with the click of a button.
- Auto-brand your video explainer. Biteable’s brand builder tool automatically applies your colors and logo to your entire video.
- Download your new explainer video masterpiece or share it anywhere with a single, clickable link.
Did you know?
It’s no surprise that only 20% of visitors on your site will read a document, but 80% will watch a video. Clicking the play button is effortless – processing big chunks of text takes a lot more attention.
Step up your business with video explainers
It’s time to kickstart your marketing strategy with the world’s simplest video maker. Giving customers or clients the lowdown in an easily understandable way is the first step to forging lasting relationships, and that makes explainer videos perfect for any business. Not only do they hold the viewer’s attention, but they help viewers remember who’s providing the information (that’s you!). Explainers keep your brand prominent in people’s minds (and help spice up PowerPoint presentations).
Invest a little, get a lot
Biteable’s the best explainer video software for the job. Gone are the days of shelling out thousands of dollars for a single explainer video. With a diverse range of templates to choose from, making a video with Biteable packs the same punch as a professionally-produced video, but at a fraction of the cost – and you can do it yourself, in your web browser.
Pick a template or start from scratch, edit in no time, and export straight to your social media channels, then sit back and watch the interest grow. If you like how things are going, you can upgrade your membership to Premium to remove the watermark and gain access to our premium footage. Easy.
Stress less, explain more
Biteable’s online video maker is magic. You don’t need previous knowledge of film production or video editing. All you need is something to explain and a couple of minutes to add in some text. And bam! Professional video in an instant.
Best of all, our editing tool is user friendly. You can make an awesome explainer video by yourself, from the comfort of your couch. No need to send back-and-forth emails to editors, or download large video files. Biteable’s video maker turns you into a video creator in minutes.
We saw our conversion rates increase by over 20%, as users were able to see how our product works and is different to everything else out there.
Make your explainer video stand out (the easy way)
An explainer video is the way to go if you’re trying to define a concept, service, or idea for your audience. If you’re not sure where to start, we can help. Say goodbye to boring whiteboard animations. With a huge library of 800,000+ stock videos and in-house animated scenes, creating a pro-looking explainer video is so easy people won’t believe you did it yourself.
Let templates do the work for you
You don’t need to be an expert in video production to use our video tools. Our crack team of digital marketers have put together a bunch of high-quality explainer video templates so the hard work is already done – all you need is a couple of minutes to customize it to your topic and brand. Simply edit the text, add some relevant clips, and you’ll have an explainer video viewers can’t take their eyes off. Expand your video marketing with a whole range of video styles, including live-action, infographics and animated video.
As smarter explainer video software
With Biteable, it’s easy to give your own video that personal touch. Aside from being able to drag-and-drop your own pictures and footage to our online video editor, you can adjust the color, text, add or remove music, and fonts to fit your brand. The result? Professional marketing videos that look like a million dollars (it’s OK, we won’t tell people you cranked it out in a coffee break.)
Give your animated explainer videos a magic touch
You know what an explainer video does, why you need one, and how to make it. Sure, Biteable makes it easy to get the best explainer video out the door in minutes, but with a little bit more time and polish, you could turn an A into an A+.
Keep it short and precise
It can be tempting to go into too much detail when you’re explaining a topic, and before you know it you’ve got a messy spider web of information floating around that you somehow need to tie together by the end of the video. Here’s the thing: people don’t have particularly long attention spans when watching videos online. You want to make your explainer video precise, to the point, and most importantly, short.
You want your explainer to make like the world’s best secret agent – get in, do the job, and get out quickly. Stick to a single topic and don’t throw in everything you can think of plus the kitchen sink.
Start strong, explain fast
Last but not least: the first few seconds of your explainer video are crucial. You need to capture the viewer’s attention with a question that’s relevant to them, and then answer it fairly quickly. This will keep people from closing the video, and could potentially gain you a new follower.
To make these first few seconds count, know your audience. If you understand who your explainer video is directed at, you’ll be able to tailor your tone to fit that demographic, further increasing the likelihood they’ll stick around and watch your explainer video to the end.
FAQ: All things explainer videos
We answer your burning questions about all things explainer videos and explainer video makers.
An explainer video is a video used to explain a product or service, a concept, or how to do something. Explainer videos usually last between 30 seconds and two minutes and are placed on high-traffic website landing pages or as a featured video on YouTube and social media. Explainer videos are also useful for internal comms.
Explainer videos boost your online presence and brand awareness. Studies show an explainer video can hold viewers’ attention for 70% of the total video length. Explainer videos embedded on social media and websites also boost search rankings because people are spending more time engaging with your content.
To make an explainer video the easy way, follow these steps:
1. Choose an explainer video maker (like Biteable).
2. Pick a template and customize the onscreen text.
3. Drag and drop to add extra elements like animation, video footage, and additional scenes.
4. Include a call-to-action.
5. Brand with your colors and logo.
To make a good explainer video, include these elements:
- Pose the problem your product solves.
- Introduce your product as the solution.
- Explain what your product does and why it’s special.
- Add quotes from customers to prove your product works.
- End your explainer video with a call-to-action.
The sweet spot for explainer video length depends on the platform you post on. Follow these guidelines:
- Instagram: 30 seconds or less
- Twitter: 30 seconds or less
- Facebook organic: 3+ minutes
- Facebook ads: 30 seconds or less
- YouTube: 2+ minutes
- Homepage: 90 seconds or less
An animation explainer uses character animations and/or animated text, combined with music and sometimes voice over, to explain a product, service, concept, or process. An animation explainer is one of the most common types of explainer videos, because it’s easy to make and accessible for audiences.
To make an animated explainer video:
1. Choose an animated video maker.
2. Pick a template or start from scratch.
3. Select from pre-made animated scenes. Drag and drop to re-order.
4. Customize with on-screen text, voice over, and music.
5. Using the auto-branding feature, change your explainer animation colors to match your brand.
Create a standout explainer video with Biteable
With Biteable, creating an explainer video has never been easier.
Gain access to hundreds of ready-to-edit video templates, brandable scenes, and unique animations. Build your video explainer in minutes with drag-and-drop features and done-for-you editing tools, all on a seamless, collaborative platform.
Add that extra bit of polish with Biteable’s brand builder feature, which fetches your colors from your website and auto-brands your entire video. Confidently send your explainer videos out into the world, ready to stylishly explain anything and everything.
Explaining the explainer video
The Biteable blog is chock-full of handy articles by industry professionals to help make your explainer video shine.