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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…

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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)

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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

40.000 40.000 Likes

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.

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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.

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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

Happy Valentine’s Day!!!

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner…

So: you already did the nice restaurant, the jewelry, the flowers, the cute card with hearts, the easy smartbox gift and the vacuum cleaner (no I hope you did not!!!) so what about a change and something special and very personal: a video of your love.

Pick the best pictures and films of you and your Valentine, tell your story with words, show where you first met on a map, choose a nice music of our library or pick your favorite song from our computer: surprise her – or him – with this love video, a nice souvenir of your best memories…

Here’s one example of a nice Valentine’s video – made with Unreel: love, love, love… what else?

Beautiful videos every month of the year

January may not exactly be the nicest month of the year although… I believe it’s just a mindset because in the cold or under the rain, still there are beautiful things out there, beautiful videos waiting to be created…

Find the video theme that best fits the spirit of your pictures and videos, add text slides and captions to carry your message across, complete the scenario with custom transitions and a music from our music library or or your own choice.

For this winter beach video I’ve chosen:

  • Video theme: Tiles
  • Theme options: color filter “red and green”
  • Music: Echoes – “God Is An Astronaut” under Pop/Folk
  • Transitions: Blur, crossfade and cube transitions

But if you’re on the other hemisphere, in Australia for example, you may be able to make a great shiny, warm and sunny video!

20 great songs for your video

Of course you are probably thinking that your own music is much better than any of our tracks from our music library.
But remember those copyright issues? YouTube adds advertisements on top of your video if you don’t have a license and Facebook will simply delete your video if it uses copyrighted music.
So our music library is the best solution to keep you from all those troubles.

To help you choose, I have made a short selection for you of 20 cool songs from our music library.

Vocal

  1. If I Was Your Father – Reclinerland in Pop/Rock
  2. Love Spell – Ryan Huston in Pop/Rock
  3. What It’s All About – Charles J Tan in Pop/Rock
  4. Time To Rock the Party – Siamese Sex Show in Urban
  5. New Skin Completed – Stephanie Schneiderman in Country
  6. Happy Days – Woody in Pop/Rock
  7. This Life – Ryan Huston in Pop/Rock
  8. Touchdown – Stephanie Schneiderman in Orchestral
  9. Epic – My Hero in Urban
  10. After all – The Rosenbergs in Pop/Rock

Instrumental

  1. Tiger Rag – Terry Waldo in Jazz
  2. A Moment in the Life… – Dax Johnson in Orchestral
  3. Peones & Coyotes – Stefano Mainetti in Orchestral
  4. Always On Time (instrumental) – Mnemonic Sounds in Electronic
  5. Cape Kiwanda – Samm in Orchestral
  6. Copic Cabana – McKenzie Stubbert in Orchestral
  7. Gavotte – Apollo Chamber Ensemble in Orchestral
  8. Song for Til – Wes Houle in Country
  9. Melancholy French Waltz – Mike Goudreau in World
  10. Nocturne In Blue – Samm in Orchestral

My personal favorite is “What it’s All About” by Charles J Tan that I’ve used for this summer video.
What’s yours?

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