PowToon Media Library Tutorial – Features 1

PowToon media library innovative feature just released! Isn’t amazing that they are changing from time to time to please us?

Yes, indeed and it’s getting friendlier to the average peps that don’t have any animation skills. Recently, they released a new user interface with a lot of features including the media library.

Media libraries feature in PowToon allow you to upload custom images, search preset animated props from PowToon and search images via Flicker or isTock

To get started, open your PowToon editor by going to dashboard, simply click the create or edit button (if you have an existing one) then point your mouse at the bottom right menu with an image icon.

They also have a image holder feature which allow you to insert an image inside the frame. To check other PowToon image holders, simply click drop down arrow to see the different lists of styles e.g Sojo.

powtoon media library overview


Below are the 4 ways to use Media Libraries in PowToon.

  1. powtoon media library optionsUpload Images – This allow you to upload your custom images. Make sure you use .png, jpeg, gif or .swf (action script 3) for animated characters.
  2. My Images – This will let you reinsert the imported images in the PowToon’s media library.
  3. Search Images – This feature will allow you to search a FREE and premium images. If you don’t want to get additional charge, just stick to FREE ones.
  4. My Videos – This cool PowToon features will let you import your custom mp4 format or even an embed YouTube video inside the PowToon. However, this works on slideshow mode only.



How to PowToon – Getting Started Guide For Beginners

Creating a PowToon is just easy and fun! Today, we will cover the following features and educate how it works. Checkout the video below to learn the basic feature of PowToon.

How to Rename your PowToon inside the PowToon editor

Hover the top left side of the editor and change the title inside the text field. Hit the SAVE to save the changes you made.

How to add or delete the slide in your PowToon editor

Simply click the plus(+) or minus(-) icon located at the top of your thumbnail to delete/add a slide.

Just a heads up! Maximum length per slide depends on your license. See the list below.

  • FREE version – can create up to 5 mins. per PowToon
  • EDU Pro, Classroom and Pro – can create up to 15 mins. per PowToon
  • Elite or Business – can create up to 60 mins. per PowToon

How to add or delete seconds inside the PowToon Slide

Simply click the plus(+) or minus(-) icon located beside the PowToon timeline.

How to change the background on your PowToon slide

Click the background menu located at the right side of the editor.

For text effects tutorial, kindly check the video above for more details information. Happy PowTooning!

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