Make animated videos in minutes.

Quickly animate a character for free using your own audio or recording. Video animation has never been easier.

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How to make an animation.

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1. Character & audio.

Pick a character. Upload an audio file or record your dialogue.

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2. Customize.

Preview your audio and animation. Change the character or background as desired.

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3. Continue editing.

Download your new animation to save or share, or keep editing in Adobe Express.

Pick a character.

Browse our selection of characters, including people, animals, and imaginative characters. Choose any character that resonates with you. If you change your mind, you can swap it out for a different character.

Add audio to your animation.

Select Record and wait for the countdown to begin recording your own voice. Easily upload your own audio by choosing an audio file from your device. Recordings can be up to two minutes long. Head, eye, and arm movements plus lip sync are automatically created based on your audio.

Customize it.

Preview your newly generated animation. Go back to editing to change your background, size, audio, or character. Use the trim handles to adjust the length of your animation.

Publish and share your character animation.

Instantly download your character animation right to your device. Send it in a message to friends and family, or post it online to share with your followers across all your channels.

Make animated videos on the go.

Quickly and easily make videos wherever and whenever using Adobe Express. Trim, resize, change speed, and merge videos in seconds. Available for free on mobile and web.

Frequently asked questions.

What makes Adobe Express the best Animate audio tool?
Our Animate from audio tool empowers everyone to animate a character. All you have to do is pick a character and start recording your voice, then watch your animated character come to life in seconds. No experience required. Best of all, it’s free to use the animated video maker anytime, anywhere on both your desktop and mobile device.
Can I use Animate from audio on my phone?
Absolutely. Quickly and easily animate your voice on your mobile device by recording or uploading audio, picking a character, and downloading.
Can I change the background of the animation?
Yes. Pick from a variety of backgrounds to use in your animation. Swap out your background until you find the perfect fit.
Which audio files can I upload?
You can upload WAV or MP3 audio files to the animation video maker. It’s also possible to upload MP4 files as audio-only. If you’re using Safari as your browser, you can upload AIF files, as well.
Can I use Adobe Express for free? If so, what’s included?
Yes, we have a free plan available for anyone. Enjoy everything you need to stand out, including dozens of quick action tools, thousands of templates, photo editing and effects, and much more. Explore our plans and pricing for details.