Free birthday video maker

Birthdays are always a happy time with friends, family, or yourself. Balloons, party hats, music and a birthday cake are always present to celebrate a happy occasion. Make that day even more special with a fun birthday video! Whether you’re making a video slideshow of birthday greetings for a friend or wanting a keepsake of your party, create a memorable birthday video that feels genuinely personal with Canva’s online birthday video maker.

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Capture memories in a birthday video

Memories are always fun to keep, just as it is to look back on. Tie together your most unforgettable moments into a birthday video to make it special. Memories don’t have to be grand. They can be as simple as when you shared coffee with the celebrant or went on a solo vacation instead of a party. Beautifully thread your clips and photos together like a slideshow and spice it up in one festive video.

With Canva’s birthday video maker, editing a video is as easy as pie. Create with a blank canvas or draw inspiration from our free professionally designed templates. You can go for a colorful photo and text layout or a minimalist yet elegant video. Easily upload clips from your gallery and arrange them in frames, grids, or a spontaneous flow. Tinker with animations and design elements and add them to your birthday video to make your design special.

How to make a birthday video

  1. Launch Canva
    Open Canva and search for “Birthday Videos” to create from scratch or start with beautiful, curated templates from our collection.
  2. Upload your favorite moments
    Upload any photo or clip like birthday greetings to your video maker, and merge them into your layout. You can also pick from our library of stock videos and images and to complement your design or get a quick clip when you record yourself straight from the editor.
  3. Customize your birthday video
    Create your personalized birthday video by switching up the template’s color scheme and text fonts, and adding transitions. Browse through our vast collection of stickers, icons, illustrations, and other design elements to get a bespoke touch.
  4. Make it specially yours
    It’s easy to move your design elements around with our intuitive video maker. Trim your clips to a certain length. Queue how you want texts and media to appear in perfect timing. You can also use animations and stock music for an added flair to make it more fun.
  5. Save and share
    Happy with how your birthday video turned out? Preview and download your design as an MP4 video. Then, show it to the world, or at least at your party. Share your special day and memories and leave them amazed.
Create a birthday video

Celebrations made more fun

Birthdays are as festive as any holiday, but you’ll make the celebration more fun by personalizing a birthday video from our vast library of beautifully designed templates. Put together video greetings from friends and family or your memories growing up and highlight them through a fun photo and video montage. Trim, crop, and resize your clips to showcase the best moments and allow the celebrant to feel truly special.

Uniquely dedicated for the celebrant

Capture your favorite moments and seamlessly thread them together through our intuitive video editing tool. Easily drag and drop your memorable photos and clips or video greetings and wishes to your birthday video. You can manually upload them from your gallery to our design dashboard or spontaneously record them while designing.

Move your audience even more by adding the right tune to your video. Sprinkle love, joy, and excitement with pre-licensed music and sound effects through each clip. Explore our vast audio library and add your chosen sound to your video. Make it more personal with your own audio or voice recording that you can upload on our video maker.

Groove to a happy birthday song

Discover music tracks that truly capture the festive mood of your birthday party. Start your video slideshow with any of our unique Happy Birthday songs. Rest assured, it's nothing but celebratory renditions that will perfectly match any of our templates or your personalized design using our birthday video maker. Get your best remix and roll it with your photo and video when you layer it with other tracks and apply some smooth fade effects.

Give the gift of creativity

They say it’s the little things that truly matter. Add elements that best represent the celebrant through our massive collection of icons, illustrations, stickers, shapes, and frames to tie in your birthday video. Mix and match colors and fonts that cater to the celebrant's personality. Throw in animations to make your videos more dynamic and impressive.

Whether you're on Canva's desktop or mobile app, there's no limit to what you can do with our free birthday video maker. Seamlessly highlight your precious moments in your birthday video. Drag, drop and position them exquisitely in your layout. Trim your videos, crop your pictures, apply effects and filters to your uploads, and add music effortlessly.

FAQ

Impress the celebrant and guests by adding happy tunes to keep the festive mood going in your video. Select the Audio tab on our design dashboard and browse through our free and premium stock music library. Choose from various dynamic to subtle tunes that you can use in our video maker. You can trim the track’s duration to complement any photo or clip and create a perfect slideshow of videos.

A birthday video message can be about how grateful you are or your wishes for them. Share your best memories and prompt the feeling of festive nostalgia. Get photos and clips together in a video slideshow layout. Unleash your inner creativity by adding text in font combinations and colors that make your birthday message stand out on video.

Effortlessly create a birthday video on the go. Download our iOS app from the App Store on your iPhone or Apple device to use our video maker in a snap. Launch the app to upload videos and photos straight from your gallery. You may also opt to record directly and add it straight to your design. You can preview, download, or share your work with friends and family. The same easy steps apply when you’re on our Android app, available on the Play Store.
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