YouTube Gives Users Tools to Make Movies without Cameras
YouTube has launched a new service that will help users without film equipment 'shoot' their own videos. Called YouTube Create, the service is a partnership with three third-party companies to integrate the latters' software into the video-sharing (and now 'producing') website.
GoAnimate, Stupeflix and Xtranormal have provided utilities that will allow users to create customized videos and speech with pre-designed characters and backdrops.
Characters range from animated robots to cartoon executive in suits; everything is free, but some content—premium sound effects, animations and so on—require payment to unlock.
Once at YouTube Create, users have to choose which company's software to use (above). The page will then launch into a video editor (below), and the masterpiece can be created.