Font selection now available

Font selection now available

We just released font options and you’ll find these selections under the Branding tab. Lumen5 videos allow you to tell stories by overlaying text on photos and videos. This is great for viewers on social networks where videos often auto-play on silence. Large texts allow users to read the content as they’re scrolling through their news feeds. Previously, all Lumen5 videos were using the Noto typeface, which resulted in lots of similar looking videos. Now you can choose from one…

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Make your own meme video

Make your own meme video

We call them Square Frames, but perhaps they’re more commonly referred to as “meme videos”. You can now add these frames to your Lumen5 videos, allowing you to increase the visibility of your videos through large bold texts, but also take advantage of the popular square video format. Square videos take up more space on mobile phones and are generally believed to generate more engagements since they take up more real estate. This means that as Facebook users are scrolling…

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Introducing the Lumen5 Pro Plan

Introducing the Lumen5 Pro Plan

Starting today, you’ll be able to upgrade your Lumen5 account to the Pro Plan to get even more out of your videos. The two main differences between the Free Plan and the Pro Plan are video quality and the presence of Lumen5 branding in the credit scene. Our goal is to always offer a valuable Free Plan that remains free forever. One of our criteria for the Free Plan is to make sure it always remains actually usable. This means…

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Rendering time significantly reduced

Rendering time significantly reduced

Videos are processed one-by-one by our video rendering servers and they work on a first-come-first-serve basis. For example, if 5 people submitted their videos for rendering before you did, then our servers must finish processing those 5 videos first before it can start processing your video. As you can imagine, this can easily create a bottleneck when a lot of users are on Lumen5 creating videos at the same time. Previously, we were running a single rendering server, which was why your videos…

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Share your video directly to Facebook

Share your video directly to Facebook

You can now share your Lumen5 videos directly to Facebook! Rather than downloading the video file to your computer and then uploading it to Facebook manually, you can now use our Facebook Upload integration to share the video directly to your page or timeline. When you use the integration for the first time, Facebook will ask you for permission for Lumen5 to post on your behalf, so please make sure you Agree! The integration will only share videos when you click the…

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How is Lumen5 powered by Artificial Intelligence?

How is Lumen5 powered by Artificial Intelligence?

We’re building Lumen5 as a video creation platform with the goal of offering the world’s simplest video making experience, and our primary approach to this is to have the workflow assisted by AI. The idea is that the user would simply enter a link to a blog post or news article and Lumen5 will automatically turn the content into an engaging video. Lumen5 is designed for brands and businesses to produce video content at scale through automation. The first bit…

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Music library expanded from 100 to 1000+ tracks

Music library expanded from 100 to 1000+ tracks

The Lumen5 music library offers copyright-free audio tracks from the Creative Commons, allowing you to easily browse and add music to your videos. Previously, the music library offered approximately one hundred tracks. In an effort to expand the size of our music library and improve the quality of your options, we have added a large collection of new copyright-free audio tracks. As a result, our music library has now been expanded from 100 to over 1000 tracks. To accompany this expansion, we…

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Title, Quote, No-Text Scene Types Now Available

Title, Quote, No-Text Scene Types Now Available

New scene types have been introduced in order to provide more styling options to your videos. Previously, the Text scene type was the only available option. With this new update, you can now also choose Title, Quote, or No Text. Choosing Title will allow you to use a much larger font size for your text. The No Text option will remove all text from the scene, allowing viewers to focus on the image or video background. Last but not least,…

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Lumen5, a video creation platform for marketers

Lumen5, a video creation platform for marketers

Lumen5 is a video creation platform driven by A.I. designed to help marketers easily create high quality videos at scale through automation. Boost engagement Videos get more likes, shares, and click-throughs. Posting videos on Facebook can 10x your reach. Create videos in minutes Our A.I. automatically creates videos for you. Just enter an article link and watch the video build itself. Automate your videos Add content sources and RSS feeds to have custom-made videos sent directly to your inbox on…

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