Lumen5

A video creation tool that turns blog posts into videos using artificial intelligence.

Website: Lumen5.com 

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Uses:

  • Quick and semi-automated (AI) way to create videos for sharing on social media
  • Created videos automatically every time you publish a blog post, then tweak them to your satisfaction

Sample video created using Lumen5, based on our Instagram Stories for Nonprofits article.

Pros:

  • Easy to use
  • AI technology automatically attempts to select the best images for each blog post’s content
  • Offers tons of customization options
  • Unlimited videos per month under Pro version

Cons:

  • Expensive
  • Can’t get high quality, high resolution unless you have a paid subscription (the more you pay, the higher the quality)
  • No voiceover capability

Pricing:

  • Free — 480p resolution quality, 1 user
  • Professional ($49/month) — 720p resolution quality, 1 user
  • Business ($149/month) — 1080p resolution quality, 1 user, watermark upload
  • Team ($399/month) — 1080p resolution, 3 users, multiple client support
  • 20% discount for nonprofits