Make animations for YouTube for free.

Entertain your audience with free, easy character animations for YouTube using Adobe Express. Turn your voice into an animated character and customise the audio and background. No experience required.

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How to make an animation for YouTube.

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1. Character & audio.

Select a character. Upload an audio file or record your own message.

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2. Edit and customise.

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

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3. Continue editing.

Download your new YouTube animation and save or share. Or keep editing in Adobe Express.

Discover unique characters to make your animation for YouTube.

Inspired to create your own animated sensation on YouTube and make your channel popular and engaging not just in India but worldwide? Browse our selection of professionally-designed characters, including a unicorn, fox, robot, and more. Then choose one to make animations for YouTube for free with Adobe Express. You can also swap it out for a new one if need be.

Upload audio to make an engaging animation character for YouTube.

Make animations for YouTube for free that truly bring out the personality of your cartoon character by adding audio. Record your own voice for up to two minutes to use in your animation with the Adobe Express cartoon maker tool. You can also easily upload an audio file right from your device. When you’re ready, select Done to preview your results.

Customise your animated video size for regular YouTube or Shorts.

Make the most of different YouTube video formats with our free animation maker for YouTube. Customise the size of your animated video for either the regular landscape format or the trending YouTube Shorts. Preview your animation and edit the character or background if need be. Use the trim handles to adjust the length of your clip. Lastly, download a high-quality video right on your device and upload it on your channel seamlessly!

Design in Hindi, Bengali and Tamil.

No more language limitations! Adobe Express is now available in three of India’s most spoken languages, making it even easier to create everything from cards and social posts to flyers and video content. Design with confidence in the language that feels most natural to you.

Frequently asked questions.

What makes Adobe Express the best animation tool for YouTube videos?
Our free animation maker for YouTube 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.
Can I change the background of the animation?
Of course! Pick from a variety of backgrounds. Change your background at any time in the process.
What type of audio files can I upload?
You can upload WAV or MP3 audio files. 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.
How to make animated videos for YouTube for free?
It's simple! Just open the Adobe Express free cartoon maker for YouTube on your device, select a character, add an audio, choose a background, and select the appropriate YouTube format size, and you're done!
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.