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Last Updated: Oct 2, 2015 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates
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Creating an Account

Setting up an Animoto Account

Go to Animoto and click on “Sign In” in the upper right hand corner. Then click on new user, fill in your information and use the promo/referral code given to you in class. The referral code will be good for 6 months of unlimited usage.

Helpful Links


You may use animoto’s images and video or upload your own images and video. Be very careful about copyrighted images, music, and video that is pulled from the Internet. Most of what exists in a Google image search, on Youtube, or on Hulu, etc. is copyrighted material and should not be used without permission.

You may use images, music, and video from the following sites:


Animoto in 60 Seconds


Plan Your Animoto

Plan your slideshow

Download this storyboard worksheet and use it to plan your video.

For each picture (slide), write narration and describe the image you would like to see on screen.


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