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InVideo review

Make videos in minutes with professional results, but expect long export times.

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InVideo is video-creation software designed to help you make professional-looking videos even if you have no editing experience. The software offers both free and paid plans, allowing you to use your own content or choose from standard and premium stock content as you create a video.

  • Choose this software if you don’t have a lot of time to spend crafting your videos, but want a polished result.
  • Consider something else if you need to create content offline or require features not currently supported by the software.

How does InVideo work?

Using InVideo’s web interface, you can choose a template for the size and shape of your screen, whether you want something wide for YouTube, a vertical screen for Instagram or something in between. Next, either upload your own content or use some of the stock content available to create your video. When you’re done, export your video in whatever format you choose, and you’re ready to upload.

Compare InVideo’s features

All three of these video creators offer limited free plans, but our table shows how their paid plans and features compare.

InVideoLumen5Adobe Spark
Key features
  • Over 1,500 premade templates
  • Use of premium photos and videos
  • Video duration up to 15 minutes
  • Automated text-to-speech
  • Unlimited team members
  • Reseller rights
  • Storage up to 10GB
  • Use of premium photos and videos
  • Video duration up to 5 minutes
  • Only 720p resolution in the free and Starter plan
  • Access for one team member
  • Text-to-video
  • Download up to 50 videos per month
  • Thousands of free and premium templates
  • Use of royalty-free photos and icons
  • Video duration up to 30 seconds
  • Access for one team member
  • Content is automatically synced across the web and iOS app
Price for paid plan$10 to $60 per month$19 to $199 per month$9.99 to $19.99 per month
Support24/7 live chat and email24/7 live chatOnline support via contact form

InVideo’s pricing and fees

InVideo has three subscription tiers, and offers a 50% discount on their monthly fees for customers who pay for the entire year up front.

PriceFeaturesVideo limits
Free planFreeAll the features of the Business plan, but the videos are watermarked.
  • Up to 60 exported videos per month
  • 15 minute video duration
Business plan$20/month if paying monthly

$10/month if paying annually

  • Access to all premade templates
  • Use up to 300 premium stock photos and videos per month
  • Use unlimited photos and videos from the standard library
  • Automated text-to-speech
  • Add an unlimited number of team members to each video project
  • Up to 10GB of storage
  • Up to 60 exported videos per month
  • 15 minute video duration
Unlimited plan$60/month if paying monthly

$30/month if paying annually

All the features of the Business plan, but with no limits on content or exported videos.
  • Unlimited exported videos
  • 15 minute video duration

Pros and Cons

Pros

  • Quick. Users report that creating a video can take less than 20 minutes — much faster than other video software.
  • Access to stock content. You can use your own videos, music and images, but InVideo gives you access to over a million stock content options without an extra fee.
  • No restrictions on the videos you create. Unlike with some other video creation programs, the content you create using InVideo isn’t restricted, meaning you can use them for whatever purpose you need, or even sell them. The free version of the software does include a watermark on your videos.

Cons

  • No template changes. Once you’ve selected a template, you have to start over to select a new one, which could mean losing a lot of work.
  • Exporting process is long. Many users and reviewers complained that exporting a video takes much longer than it should, despite having reported the problem to InVideo support.
  • Relies on a stable Internet connection. Because InVideo is a web-based app, the software is only as stable as your Internet connection.

Customer reviews and complaints

InVideo is a private company headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area. The company is not listed on the Better Business Bureau (BBB). InVideo is featured on a few major review sites, and as of July 2020 has a 4.8 rating on Capterra with 220 reviews and a 3.5 rating on TrustPilot with only 8 reviews. Customers mostly complained about missing features that they hope to see rolled into the editing software in the future.

How do I sign up for InVideo?

  1. Create an account with your name, email, password and phone number.
  2. Select whether you want to pay monthly or annually for your subscription.
  3. Click Get Business or Get Unlimited to select your plan.
  4. Review what’s included in your plan, then fill in your payment details. InVideo uses Stripe on the website, which only accepts Visa and Mastercard.
  5. Click the Pay button that shows your amount. Once the transaction is complete, you can start to edit your videos.

How do I contact InVideo support?

InVideo boasts 24/7 support through several means, including:

  • Live video chat on the website
  • Email: support@invideo.io
  • The InVideo Facebook community and Twitter account
  • A scheduler on the website that allows you to book a demo with an InVideo support tech

Bottom Line

InVideo’s straightforward interface makes the software a solid choice for anyone looking to create videos quickly — even if they don’t have a lot of experience. But the web-based app can lag if you don’t have a stable Internet connection, and more experienced video editors may struggle with some of the feature limitations.

Frequently Asked Questions

What happens to my stored videos when I cancel my subscription?

You can still access them, but they’ll be watermarked when you return to a free plan.

If I use multiple premium pictures or clips in a video and decide to remove them later, does that still count against my total?

Your premium count is only reduced when you export the video. As long as you remove the content before the video is exported, your counter won’t go down.

How can I pay for my subscription if I don’t have a Visa or Mastercard?

Contact customer support through live chat or by email to discuss alternative payments. But the website uses Stripe, which only allows Visa or Mastercard.

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