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29

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Lumen5 offers a free subscription with 5 videos per month. Paid plans are available with monthly as well as annual billing. Monthly subscriptions include the Starter plan at $29 per month, Premium at $79 per month, and Business at $199 per month. Annual subscription packs are offered at $19 per month (billed as $228 per year) for Starter, $49 per month (billed as $588 per year) for Premium and $149 per month (billed as $1788 per year) for Business. Custom plans are also available on request.

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Over, Lumen5 was a good investment and I especially loved the quality of the video.
I was lucky enough to have a free 1 year subscription from AppSumo, and enjoyed it while I used it. I did not renew after the deal ended.

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bimal c.

Marketing and Advertising, 1-10 employees

Used daily for less than 6 months

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  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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Reviewed 3 years ago

My experiences with Lumen5 is feaking awesome. I enjoy making short and log videos here.

Pros

Lumen5 is the best video making software compared to others. Because it is easy and less expensive to use. Anyone can easily open and start making videos for any type of business it doesn't matter you are making videos for Facebook, youtube, TikTok or LinkedIn you can make professional looking videos in minutes. You can easily paste your blog URL and it will crawl your page and make a video according to it.Lumen5 is power by Ai.Inside you get million of free video for your business.

Cons

In this app, I think there are not any cons.

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Amna R.

Information Technology and Services, 1-10 employees

Used weekly for 1-2 years

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  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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Create short videos easily

Reviewed 4 years ago

The overall experience has been great

Pros

It has a lot of options and makes small videos easily from existing blogs or new articles. Many customizations available

Cons

More templates would have been better, plus the stock videos and images can sometimes be not free and cost extra

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Stasha K.

E-Learning, self-employed

Used monthly for less than 6 months

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  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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A good choice for video creations

Reviewed 2 years ago

The dashboard is more than evident, and It was easy to use. There are outstanding organized options. I used to love the instant video option.

Pros

This platform was my first choice for creating video content. The possibilities are good but sometimes limited in terms of design. The template has already predetermined the position of the letters, and there is no drag and drop, only a choice of corner or center. An excellent option if you are not bothered by the sense of detail. There is a possibility that within one template, a slide can replace a different design. The library has a satisfying choice of media.

Cons

If you are a paid account user above the Basic plan, there are many opportunities to ease your work, but on the Free & Basic, it's not the case. You can't change colors or add a logo. Media content availability inside a platform is provided within account features. If the creator wants any customization or quality images and videos, have to choose the Starter plan. In my opinion, it's too expensive.

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Syed R.

Marketing and Advertising, 51-200 employees

Used weekly for 6-12 months

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  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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Lumen5 –‘is my favourite tool to create content and innovative design for social media’

Reviewed 4 years ago

My overall experience with Lumen5 is very good. As I mentioned, This tool made mt job easy and my clients are happy. Anyone can be very creative with this tool because they have a lot of options to choose and create the design and this is really amazing.

Pros

I absolutely like the fact that Lumen5 is packed with a lot of important features such as- collaboration, audio tools, brand overlay, social sharing, and more. I can create different types of videos for my client. This tool allows you to produce highly-engaging content. I would say Lumen5 is a great source to drive the marketing team to progress. Because the resources of this tool are very useful and easy to utilize for increasing business engagement. I am using this tool for a long time to create a dynamic project for my clients and they are very happy. I think using Lumen5 is time-saving because you can finish your task quickly as their stock full of the fundamentals you need.

Cons

The costs of Lumen5 is not affordable for all. I think they should waive the price up to a certain amount. I don’t like the fact that sometimes it takes time in rendering the final video.

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Vivian A.

Health, Wellness and Fitness, self-employed

Used weekly for 6-12 months

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  • Likelihood to recommend7/10

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Lumen5

Reviewed 5 years ago
Pros

I really like how easy Lumen5 use to use to create awesome video

Cons

I dislike the pricing. I had access to Lumen5 via appsumo for 1 year.

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Writing and Editing, self-employed

Used weekly for less than 6 months

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Fantastic Video Creation

Reviewed 6 years ago

I have been able to take my written content and transform it to video using this awesome software. I was struggling to create videos until I found Lumen5. Now I'm just getting started.

Pros

I started making videos using Lumen5 and I love this software. I've made several already and I'm hooked. Pros: There is a free version that allows you to customize content to create beautiful videos. Free images and audio tracks. Can be used with existing text and blog posts. You can share your finished video on several social media platforms right from the dashboard. You can also upload to Youtube.

Cons

I do wish the paid version(s) were a little less expensive...or maybe a pay per video option.

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roy w.

Marketing and Advertising, self-employed

Used daily for 6-12 months

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  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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best social media video content creation tool

Reviewed 4 years ago

I have been using lumen5 for almost a year and I have to say it is probably the best social media video content creation tool in the market. I would say it is the Canva of video, basically because you can create videos with no need of video editing knowledge. You can both upload your own videos or just use their media library to create your video. Just choose a template and type in your text. A killer...

Pros

- ease of use - you don´t need to have any technical knowledge on video creation. It is as easy as choosing a template depending on the social media channel you are publishing for, select from different formats and styles and just drag and drop content from the content library. - easy to change formats - for example if you have created a video for an instagram post and decide to re-use it for your tv screen or blog post you just choose a different template and the software will adapt your content for that particular style

Cons

The starter plan which is 29$ per month only gives the option of having 720px resolution videos If you wish you have 1080 resolution videos you have to upgrade to the premium plan which is 79$ per month which is quiet a high price if you are a freelancer.

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David W.

Professional Training & Coaching, 1-10 employees

Used weekly for 6-12 months

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  • Likelihood to recommend8/10

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User-friendly and Intuitive

Reviewed a year ago

Lumen5 makes video creation simple. The AI isn't very good - like most of their competitors. Just wish their pricing was so high.

Pros

Lumen5 is a great tool for creating videos quickly and easily. It’s very user-friendly and intuitive. The templates are great and make it easy to create videos that look professional.

Cons

The starter package is currently $79 USD. The basic package, which is $29 USD doesn't include 1080p video resolution. It is extremely pricy.

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Aisha K.

Nonprofit Organization Management, 11-50 employees

Used daily for 6-12 months

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  • Likelihood to recommend2/10

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Not a great value for your money

Reviewed 4 years ago

customer service and response was quick and timely but it's not worth the money in my opinion

Pros

The software was pretty easy to use, changing between formats for Facebook to IGTV was simple. If you enter a link/blog piece it would extract the text and create a template video for you to start working with which is good.

Cons

There are a lot of glitches with the software and it does not allow for customizations. For example, I tried exporting a video numerous times throughout a week and the audio and video was continuously out of sync even after I had reached out to customer support. It also doesn't allow for customizations like increasing the volume of the music. If you want to upload your own video and have music overlay...

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Oscar R.

Internet, 1-10 employees

Used weekly for 6-12 months

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  • Likelihood to recommend8/10

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Perfect for video production automation

Reviewed 2 years ago

Overall I'm happy but I miss more templates and pre-built elements.

Pros

It greatly facilitates the work of developing automatic video based image content and presentations. The development process is simple and fast. It is also a basic application but with many possibilities.

Cons

The learning time is somewhat expensive, it is a somewhat special application in terms of the interface. The number of templates and designs is not very high. Sometimes videos based on templates look more like a PowerPoint than a video.

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Ivan T.

Public Relations and Communications, 1-10 employees

Used weekly for less than 6 months

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  • Likelihood to recommend7/10

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Hope it gets better

Reviewed a year ago

I teste lumen5 for some months with a client or two, they liked it and used for a bit, but then it was to expensive, and there was to much extra work to do so that the videos came out with a purpose. So we searched for other tools.

Pros

So, I liked the concept that you can get a text or a zoom call and make them videos on brand.

Cons

I think the text-to-video only work for generic clips, videos with "purpose" don't come very well, images choosen by the AI are to generic, and if I have to edit it myself I prefer using cupcat or canva. Also the price is not very good.

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Ale R.

Newspapers, 1-10 employees

Used daily for less than 6 months

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Amazing, easy and fast for make video

Reviewed 6 years ago

We add more content value on our site, create a new way to distribute our content on new format. We have a growing youtube channel thanks to lumen5

Pros

Make videos is really expensive and time consuming. Lumen 5 is take to next level if you work with content. Is perfect, because today people consume content on post or video. We use it on somosmamas.com.ar to transform a post into a video in minutes, now we have a youtube channel and growing. - Easy to use - Good library - Fun to use - Low cost for make a video - access to premium library - improved every single day - dont have to writte, import text for articles - Non video expert need (forget about adobe premiere) - Fast result -Perfect for brief video (1-1.30min) - Great for add a video to your content At the moment is the best solution for video. Fast, Easy and good end result

Cons

- not all video format - need to have better personalization - without a discount is not cheap - no audio recording at the moment (no voice over) - sometimes take time on rendering the video - need more text animation

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Mani S.

Internet, 1-10 employees

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My observation of the Lumen 5

Reviewed 2 years ago

I am not going to use it, and there are too many emails sent by the team promoting but not focused on the main product that needs significant improvements. The pricing is not compatible with the offer. Every email I sent was responded to with a sales message or a webinar invite.

Pros

It is software meant for rookies and people with very little knowledge about video creation and editing.

Cons

The AI component is not desirable as it does not relate to the script you uploaded. It does not have many features that you can work and consider it helpful editing or creating tools. Most of the assets are not listed as free or pro. It prompts only when you choose and realize you wasted your time.

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Sr. Brittany H.

Education Management, 11-50 employees

Used weekly for less than 6 months

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  • Likelihood to recommend7/10

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Create Quick Text Based Videos for Social Media

Reviewed 5 years ago
Pros

I ran across Lumen5 when looking for a user-friendly site for branding and creating my own short videos for promoting our company. The videos were easy to build and offered a lot of stock video and photos. I can create a video in about 30 minutes (max) and format and reformat it for different platforms with ease.

Cons

I wish I could integrate my own audio or even voice overs. Its limited in that you can only use text and stock audio. It is also very expensive compared to what you can do with it. I may switch to another product next year.

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Nirav S.

Automotive, 501-1,000 employees

Used weekly for 1-2 years

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  • Likelihood to recommend7/10

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Useful video creation platform for making videos with text

Reviewed 2 years ago

Back in 2017 when I started my video creation journey I came across Lumen5. Video creation platforms like Adobe and DaVinci Resolve were the best in the market but were expensive. Lumen5 helped create basic video quickly. But now there are thousand of video editing platforms which can help you create much better videos than Lumen5.

Pros

1. Easy to use 2. Handy text boxes to add within the videos 3. No video editing experience is needed to get started

Cons

1. It is a little expensive 2. Voice over not available 3. Other tools with better features are available

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Eduardo C.

Marketing and Advertising, 51-200 employees

Used monthly for 1-2 years

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  • Likelihood to recommend8/10

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The Easiest Form to Create Quick Videos

Reviewed 2 years ago

I needed videos created quickly and without having to hire video editors.

Pros

I needed to create quick video ads for social and Youtube. Lumen5 allows me to simply put a landing page and it will fetch and create a video, quickly.

Cons

It is a bit expensive and I was able to find other products with a better value

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Miguel P.

Used daily for less than 6 months

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  • Likelihood to recommend7/10

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An easy way to transform your posts into videos

Reviewed 6 years ago

An easy way to transform your posts into videos

Pros

- you can make a video from a post in 2 minutes: just paste the link, choose the titles, put some images/videos, and its done! - you have unlimited videos per month - you have access to premium stock images and videos to put in your videos - you can export in 720p or 1080p (depends on your plan)

Cons

- you do not have pre-existent templates - its expensive for what it does: 99/per month in the premium plan

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Arts and Crafts, self-employed

Used other for 6-12 months

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Great service

Reviewed 5 years ago
Pros

I love the instant videos feature. Posts from my website are extracted automatically to Lumen 5 and instantly are ready for further editing. I also love the brand preset feature, where your logo, branding colors, fonts etc are set up only once and then are available any time with one click.

Cons

I find their starter plan expensive for someone who does not a heavy content creator and needs it a couple of time during the month.

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Camille A.

Used daily for less than 6 months

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  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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The time it takes to create a simple text-based videos in Lumen5 is just amazing

Reviewed 6 years ago
Pros

Currently subscribed to their Lumen Pro for a year. Here's my pros: - auto create videos based on my blog posts. - have unlimited videos per month - can export in 720p - no branding

Cons

- Not that cheap - Sometimes the wrong image gets recommended. - The rendering is slow at times.

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Reggie Y.

Retail, 1-10 employees

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  • Likelihood to recommend7/10

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Does what it needs to.

Reviewed 4 years ago
Pros

One of the most trusted software for its functionality

Cons

Pricing is a little high. There are other software that do the same at a slightly lower price

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Marketing and Advertising, 1-10 employees

Used monthly for 6-12 months

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  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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Grade A for Lumen

Reviewed 5 years ago
Pros

Lumen5 is a dream when it comes to make a video to support your article or blog post. The ease of use, the pre-set options, the accompanying photos and music all make this a top notch product. The free version has almost everything.

Cons

I wish there was a tier for paying. The price tag for a paid account cost more than I make on the videos now and I'd love for tier pricing or per video pricing. Also the inability to do voice overs takes from this software.

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Habib U.

Computer Software, 1-10 employees

Used weekly for less than 6 months

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  • Likelihood to recommend7/10

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Easy to learn and Comes up with video idea, Perfect for text to video editing

Reviewed 2 years ago

It was a good experience, easy to use, has a lot of templates to work with, and is easy to customize. If you don't care about the pricing this is perfect.

Pros

I used this mostly for text to video editing, it was super easy, and there were very less competitions on the market for that kind of video. Feature-rich application with a huge stock image and videos.

Cons

It's quite costly compared to other software in the market.

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Andrew Jude S.

E-Learning, self-employed

Used monthly for 6-12 months

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Best text to video software I've seen so far

Reviewed 2 years ago

I've had a very good experience with Lumen5. I wish it were more affordable. But I'm still a big fan.

Pros

I really like Lumen5. It's super easy to use and provides professional like video from just a piece of text. There is no excuse to start a YouTube channel or post videos regularly on social media.

Cons

It's a bit pricey. I'd also like to see more templates and more animations.

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Naveen D.

Online Media, 1-10 employees

Used weekly for less than 6 months

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  • Likelihood to recommend7/10

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My social media followers love me more now !!

Reviewed 6 years ago

A good tool to try out to change your blogposts to videos in a short period of time.

Pros

Lumen5 converts all of my blogs into newly made videos which are semi-professional to be honest in the output which gives me an upper hand from my Social Media competitors.

Cons

The only thing which I do not find attractive is the pricing of the service and also during some sessions it doesn't extract all the info from the page.

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Marketing and Advertising, 11-50 employees

Used monthly for less than 6 months

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Helpful tool

Reviewed 5 years ago
Pros

Although I was using Lumen5 only sometimes, not on a daily basis, it was helpful for a average marketer. It's easy to make videos and the process is very intuitive.

Cons

The tool is quite expensive. As I was not using it on a daily basis, it was not worth the money at that time.