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Set things in motion with our photo to video converter

Creating a tutorial? Making a montage? Producing an ad? Make the most out of your photos. Convert an image to video on Canva for free and use our intuitive editing tools to make your visual story come alive.

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Convert images to video online for free

If a picture can paint a thousand words, why not go one step further and create a medley out of your collection by turning your photos to video? Compose a sequence of images to weave together a story, add music and audio effects for a complementary soundtrack, then download your work as a high-quality video. Do it all in one platform with our image to video converter tool.

Work your magic to create better visuals

With Canva’s video editor, instantly captivate your audience by turning an image to a video with music. Apply elaborate transitions for an engaging promo ad or borders and frames for a more organized slideshow. You can also trim, crop, or resize your video for YouTube and other social channels. Need to supplement your existing footage? Explore thousands of stock images and clips in our extensive media library.

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Edit and share your creation across different devices

Canva makes converting images to video effortless on any device. Start your design project on your smartphone or tablet, then seamlessly refine it on your desktop using the same tools and features. With our image to video maker app, download your work in MP4 format, then share it on your social media accounts. No additional programs or software required.

How to make a video from photos

  1. Launch Canva
    Open Canva on your mobile or desktop device. Start with a blank canvas or choose a ready-made template from our collection.
  2. Upload your photos
    Upload the photos you want to use in your design project and drag and drop them onto the layout. Arrange them in the sequence you want them to appear.
  3. Customize away
    Apply filters to your photos for more color and vibrancy, or add frames to center them. You can also put captions by creating text boxes or replacing the default template text, then customizing the font style and color.
  4. Fine-tune your image to video design
    Using Canva’s intuitive editing tools, set your video’s pace, ensuring enough time to view each photo. Apply transition styles in between each image. Include music to your video using pre-licensed stock audio or uploading your own file. Preview your video as you check for glitches.
  5. Download to convert
    Convert your photos to video by downloading your design in MP4 format for easy viewing on any device. You can also publish your video on your social media accounts right from the Canva dashboard.
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Frequently Asked Questions

Convert your image sequence to video using our online editor. Upload your own photos or choose from our stock library, then add text, animations, transition effects, and music to enhance your design. Once you’re happy with the final edit, download your video as an MP4 to convert with no watermark, then share or publish online.

Turn a static photo into a video with music using our beginner-friendly photo to video converter. Once you’ve uploaded your image and selected your audio, use our video editing tools to customize your clip, then download your work in MP4 format. Quickly produce an engaging video from a single image, no experience or other software required.

The MP4 format is ideal for social media use. Also known as MPEG-4 (Moving Pictures Expert Group 4), it compresses audio and video files separately to maintain the video’s quality even when it is saved in a smaller size. Since MP4 is a standardized file format for video, MP4 files are supported by almost all video players and web browsers.
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