Free photo animation online.

Animate photos online for free with Adobe Express. Make images come alive in seconds - no skill required.

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How to animate a picture online.

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1. Select image.

Upload images from your device or browse thousands of free Adobe Stock images for animation.

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2. Animate image.

Select your photo, add icons, text, and graphics, then play around with Animation options to add movement to your design.

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3. Continue editing.

Keep editing with Adobe Express or instantly download your newly animated photo to share online.

Convert any photo to animation with stunning motion styles.

Adding fun animation to a photo requires zero skill with Adobe Express photo to animation tool. Simply upload your image and experiment with our variety of photo animation effects. Choose Zoom or Pan to give your image movement, then customise the direction of the animation.

Customise your image animation effortlessly.

Let your creativity shine and transform any image to animation with effortless customisation. Select Grey, Colour, or Fade for a colour-based animation. Personalise your animation further with the pop-up customisation options. Focus on your image using the Blur animation.

Add text to your photo animation and do more.

Don't stop at just a simple animated photo. Discover a handful of different text animation options if you place text on your canvas. Additionally, go beyond simple animation for photos by selecting other elements in your project such as shapes or icons to animate each one individually.

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.

Can I make photo animations on my phone?
Absolutely. Download and launch the free Adobe Express animated photo creator on your mobile device and instantly animate photos so you can make standout content wherever you go.
Does the size or quality change after making photo animations?
The size or quality won’t change, but the type of file will. If you start with an image and add photo animation to it, you will need to download your final design as an MP4 video file to preserve the animation. To share it as a GIF, you can use our free MP4 to GIF converter.
Can I create photo animations for social media?
Easily animate photos to create content for all your social media channels, including Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, and more with Adobe Express. Share your animated photo across all your accounts by animating your original image, duplicating it, and using the Resize feature to optimise for all your destinations.
Can I brighten a photo with Adobe Express?
Adobe Express photo animation tool offers many different types of image enhancements, including the brighten feature. Easily brighten up dark images in seconds.
Can I get Adobe Express for free? If so, what’s included?
Yes, Adobe Express has a free plan that includes core features like photo editing tools and effects and thousands of free templates. Learn more about our plans and pricing.