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Education plan: up to 100 students for FREE!

We are very happy to announce that we have made a big change in our Education plan!

Teachers can now create an account with Stupeflix and then activate for free the Education features: it opens up the possibility to have a Master account that has 100 accounts linked to it.

Enable Education features here, then you will see that you have now the option to “Manage your Students” next to your name on the top bar.
There you can either add individual accounts or link a website domain.
This works with free Basic plans, you don’t have to pay for a Pro plan to enable Education features.

Once you have set up your account with your students, you can:
- watch, edit or delete videos created by students
- upgrade a member to teacher status so this person can also watch, edit and delete student videos.

Free accounts – students and/or teachers – have access to unlimited 360p video exports with both Outline and Scrapbook.

EDU Education plan: up to 100 students for FREE!

Replay 2.0 is live with a new iPad app, and a full redesign

Replay banner 800px Replay 2.0 is live with a new iPad app, and a full redesign

Replay video editor just launched on iPad.
In a split-second, photos & videos from your camera roll come to life as a beautiful movie.

Replay 2.0 brings a new iPad app, and a full redesign of the iPhone experience – see the press release below.
We’re delighted to see Replay today as Best New App and new Editor’s Choice in many countries on the App Store!

 

San Francisco, August 28th, 2014 -  A complete redesign on iPhone, and a new iPad app: Replay 2.0 is the new reference for video creativity on iOS.

Replay 2.0, now a Universal App, introduces a new, heavily requested iPad app. “Ever since Replay debuted on the App Store, the #1 user request was to offer an iPad version. With Replay 2.0, iPad users can make amazing videos as fast as posting an Instagram photo, in a new app built to push the boundaries of video creativity on tablets”, says Jeff Boudier, Stupeflix co-founder.

iPAD EXCLUSIVE FEATURES
- In each of the 20 Video Styles, select the text font, filter and graphic style applied,
- Edit your movie while previewing it, in the same screen.

Replay 2.0 for iPhone is a complete reinvention of the app, with a bold, sharp new design, and a host of new features. With 2 New Video Styles, 50 new Style Variations, and a new birds eye editing view, Replay offers more than ever. “Videos are hard to make, and to make a great one you need to spend a weekend. Replay changes that – it’s instant to make something incredible, that will delight your friends and impress your Instagram followers”, explains Nicolas Steegmann, Stupeflix CEO.

1.5 million people downloaded Replay, to instantly craft amazing movies of their life, from birth announcements, to travel diaries, and Ice Bucket Challenge videos. The Replay community is growing fast and loving it: the app is rated 4.6 stars globally on the App Store.

Make a stop motion video

What is stop motion?
Stop Motion Animation is a technique used in animation to bring static objects to life on screen. This is done by moving the object in increments while filming a frame per increment. When all the frames are played in sequence it shows movement.

All you need is to take the right pictures and Stupeflix will do the rest!

  • First imagine a scene and define the movements you want to make
  • Then take many pictures, one for each step.
  • Upload your pictures in the Stupeflix video editor
  • Define a custom duration for each picture, the smallest being 0.5 second (even if you choose 0.5 sec, the editor will display 1 sec, don’t worry, that’s normal)
  • Choose a video style that works nicely with stop motion: you can try Party, Comics, Outline or Classic for example.
  • Depending on the effect you want you can add Sharp Cut custom transitions between each photos.

    There you go, a fun video with stop motion effect is ready :) Made using Classic

  • Try more video styles!

    For all of you who are enjoying our free offer with two of our most popular videos styles Scrapbook and Outline, you now have the possibility to try out other video styles.
    You will get to use it for the preview of your video and if you like it, you can buy the style for $3, after that it stays in your account forever and you can make unlimited videos in 360p with it.

    If you want more because you make lots of videos either for yourself or for your business, you can go Pro for $39/month (or $25/month if you buy annually) that unlocks everything: all video styles, 360p and 720p export, white label videos, unbranded pages, text-to-speech…

    TryMore1 Try more video styles!
    TryMore2 Try more video styles!

    Manage Music and Volume of your videos

    Today I give you a little clarification on how to manage audio and volume in your video. Hope this helps.

    MUSIC IN YOUR VIDEO:

    Each video can have two audio tracks which will start playing at the same time.
    An audio track can be a song chosen from our or your music library, or a voice-over file uploaded from your computer, or text spoken by a computer voice (Text-to-Speech PRO feature).

    The audio can be put either on the whole video or on a single element (text slide or picture for example).
    You can drag & drop the audio and text-to-speech from one place to the other (for example: from the global video to a specific element)

    MusicVolume Manage Music and Volume of your videos

    VOLUME OF AUDIO ELEMENTS:

    You can manage the volume of your global soundtrack (green bar), the text-to-speech (purple bar) but also of your video clips.

    Global Soundtrack:
    Click on the down pointing arrow at the right end of the green bar and choose “Edit”, there you will see the following options:

    • Volume from 0% to 200%
    • Option to “Lower the volume of other soundtracks when this one is playing”
    • Loop this soundtrack

    Text-To-Speech:
    Click on the down pointing arrow at the right end of the purple bar and choose “Edit” to get the following options:

    • Enter the text that you want the computer voice to say
    • Change the computer voice
    • Volume from 0% to 200%
    • Option to “Lower the volume of other soundtracks when this one is playing”

    Video clips:
    Roll your mouse over the video clip in your timeline and click on the down pointing arrow that appears, there you can choose:

    • Volume from 0% to 200%
    • Option to “Lower the volume of other soundtracks when this one is playing”
    • Playback speed
    • Option to reverse the video

    Here is a small video showing you how I add audio and manage volume in a video.

    If you want to have 2 songs playing one after the other, have a look here

    New voices for text-to-speech

    We’ve added 3 new computer voices, you can now choose between:

    • Julie, Kate and Paul for American English
    • Bridget for British English
    • Violeta for Spanish

    We hope to add more languages so stay tuned!

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    Make unlimited videos for FREE!

    You wanted to make more videos, we give you unlimited free videos!

    Many of you asked us to keep making videos without starting a paid subscription… we listened!

    When you create a free account today, you can make as many videos as you want using our most popular Video Themes: Scrapbook and Outline.

    If you want to use another Video Theme, you can get more in our Theme Shop. Once you own a new style, you can make unlimited 360p videos with it!

    Videos are created by default in 360p - if you need a higher quality version, HD upgrades are available for $5.
    Our HD Pass referral system still works, so you can win free HD Passes by inviting your friends.

    For power users, we offer a Pro Plan for $39/month (or $25/month if you buy annually) that unlocks everything: all video styles, 360p and 720p export, white label videos, unbranded pages, text-to-speech…

    Please let us know what you think of this new pricing structure, and start making videos now!

    40.000 Likes

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    Thanks to all our Facebook fans we’ve reached 40.000 likes, here’s a Stupeflix video made with the style Comics, hope you like it :)

    The Video Assistant: making films with your Facebook pictures

    Some of you may already know what the Video Assistant is about, some may not, so I thought a quick recap could help.

    The Video Assistant is a free service Stupeflix offers to its users. If you connect your Facebook account and activate the Video Assistant it will start making videos for you.

    The Video Assistant will make a video when:

    • new photos are added to your Facebook photo albums
    • to show you the photos posted by your friends during last week
    • to remind you what was happening a year ago.

    You will receive an email when a new video comes out, you should get one about once a week.
    You will know if the video was created by the Video Assistant, it is shown on the page of your video, above its name.

    VideoAssistant4 The Video Assistant: making films with your Facebook pictures

    The Video Assistant uses a random video style as well as a random music to create your video.
    Videos made for you by the Video Assistant are in 360p, they can be shared, upgraded to HD, or edited.
    In order to download the video, you first need to either upgrade it to HD (720p), or edit it in a project to export it.

    Of course the activation of the Video Assistant is up to you and we don’t publish videos on your wall without your consent.
    You can choose to activate it or deactivate it under the menu “Your Account”.
    You also have the option to share the video – or not – with your friends on your Facebook wall, that’s your call.

    VideoAssistant The Video Assistant: making films with your Facebook pictures

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    VideoAssistant2 The Video Assistant: making films with your Facebook pictures

    Send yourself a video from the past

    Here is a fun idea to do on a rainy day or a lazy week-end, or I guess whenever you feel like it: write yourself an email that you will receive at a later date that you specify.
    It’s a fun and free service from FutureMe.org.
    I have tested it and received an email that I wrote myself four months ago, it was a complete surprise since, of course, I had completely forgotten about it!

    My personal tip: add a link of a Stupeflix memory video you made!
    You’re going on a vacation with your family next summer, send an email about the summer vacation that has just ended with the accompanying photo slideshow. You plan on meeting your friend in a couple of months, send along with your mail a fun film compiling pictures of you two. Expecting a rough time in your life, send yourself a nice message to cheer you up with an inspirational video to tell you how great you are. :)
    You could use a video theme like 1901 for example to give it a retro look.
    It’s a fun surprise and you’ll be delighted to find it in your mailbox!

    Futureme Send yourself a video from the past

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