All social media apps have their own in-app production tools, but to take your multimedia creations a step further, try these tools:
This cloud-based software allows you to make still images, infographics, animations and videos. It is available as a desktop tool and app for iOS and Android. The free version is sufficient for most users, and the paid version gives you access to stock images and footage, and advanced tools. Canva has an excellent ‘Design School’ packed with tutorials and guides.
Canva has a built-in video editing tool, and this tutorial will show you how to use it:
This cloud-based software allows you to turn audio into videos, and you get five free video exports per month. Headliner has an audiogram tool that allows you to add a moving wave-form to a still image, like this:
Here is a tutorial to show you how to use the audiogram tool in Headliner:
Another cloud-based tool, Kapwing’s greatest strength is its Tools section. It has a video editor, meme generator, a tool for adding audio to a video, a subtitle tool, and much more. Kapwing is a paid-for tool, but it has a brilliant free video resizer which is perfect for creating videos in different aspect ratios for all your social platforms.
Kapwing has an excellent YouTube channel that explains how to use all its tools, and keeps you up to date on new ones.