Free birthday video maker

Birthdays are always a fun time to spend with friends, family, or even by yourself. Balloons, party hats, and a birthday cake are always present at the celebration to commemorate a festive day. Make that day even more special with a fun birthday video! Whether you’re making a birthday greeting for a friend or wanting a keepsake as the celebrant, create a memorable birthday video with Canva’s online birthday video maker that feels truly personal.

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Turn your memories into a birthday video

Memories are always fun to keep, just as much as it is to look back on. Tie together your most unforgettable moments into a birthday video to make it all the more special. Memories don’t have to be grand. They can be as simple as the time you shared coffee with the celebrant or went on a solo vacation by yourself. Beautifully thread your clips and photos together and level up the festivities.

With Canva’s video maker, designing is as easy as pie. Not sure where to begin? Start with a blank canvas or draw inspiration from our free professionally designed templates. You can go for a colorful mix of your photos or a minimalist yet elegant look. Easily upload as many clips as you want from your gallery with our drag-and-drop tool. After, arrange them in frames, grids, or in a spontaneous flow. Tinker with animations and design elements and add them to your birthday video to make your design truly special.

How to make a birthday video

  1. Launch Canva to start
    Open Canva and search for “Birthday Videos” to get inspired with beautiful, curated templates that you can choose to use.
  2. Upload your favorite moments
    Upload your special clips and photos to your video maker. Drag and drop them effortlessly into your layout. You can also pick from our library of stock images and videos to complement your design.
  3. Customize your birthday video
    Make your birthday video uniquely yours by switching up the template’s color scheme and font combinations. Browse through our huge 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 audio for an added flair to make it more fun.
  5. Save and share
    Pleased with how your birthday video turned out? Download your design as an MP4 video and share it with the world, or at least at the party. Share your special day and memories and leave them amazed.
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Celebrations made more fun

Birthdays are as festive as any holiday, but you’ll make the celebration more fun when you personalize 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 montage. Trim and crop your clips to really 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 editing tool. Easily drag-and-drop your special photos and clips, or video greetings to your birthday video. You can manually upload them from your gallery to our design dashboard or spontaneously record them while designing.

Move the celebrant or even your audience even more by adding the right tune to your video. Let them feel love, happiness, and excitement through each clip with royalty-free music and sound effects. Browse through our vast audio library and add your chosen sound to your video by dragging and dropping it to your design. Make it more personal by uploading your own audio or even voice recording to really make it a happy and special birthday.

Give the gift of creativity

They say it’s the little things that truly matter. Add in elements that best represent the celebrant by browsing through our huge 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. Add in animations to make your design even more impressive and well-thought of.

With Canva, the creative limit does not exist when it comes to highlighting your precious moments in your birthday video. Simply drag, drop, and position them exquisitely in your layout. Trim your clips, crop your pictures, apply effects and filters to your uploads, and add music effortlessly.


Impress the celebrant and the guests by adding in fun tunes to keep the festive mood going. Select the Audio tab on our design dashboard and browse through our free and premium stock music library. Choose from a variety of dynamic to subtle tunes that you can drag and drop to your design. You can trim the track’s duration to complement your design elements and create the perfect setting for your video collage.

Birthday video messages are a fun way to let the celebrant know why you’re grateful for them. Share your favorite memories together and prompt the feeling of festive nostalgia. Upload photos and clips to our design dashboard and drag-and-drop it to your layout. Unleash your inner creative by adding in text and then playing with font combinations and font colors to really make your message stand out.

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