Canva is a popular graphic design tool that offers users a wide range of features and functionalities. One of the most popular features of Canva is the ability to add animation effects to text boxes and images.
This feature allows you to create dynamic and engaging designs that can capture your audience’s attention. This tutorial will discuss how to add animation effects to text boxes and images in Canva.
Step 1: To begin with, open your design on Canva to which you want to add animation. For this tutorial, we have used one of the DFY Canva templates related to sales.
Step 2: Select a text box to which you want to add the animation. Then select the “Animate” option from the top toolbar. You see a side panel with a list of text animation effects, as shown in the below screenshot. You have three categories of animations in the text: Basic, Writing & Exaggerate. You need to scroll down the side panel a bit to see all the options.
Step 3: Once you select an animation effect, you see a list of customization options related to that particular animation. Based on the animation effect you select, you may see animation direction, animation speed, exit or entry animation, etc. Choose options as per your requirement.
Page Animations: If you wish to add animation to the entire design page, then you need to select “Page Animations“, which is available adjacent to Text Animations, as shown below. This will apply animation to all the elements of your Canva design.
Image Animations: If you want to add animation to an image, then you choose the image that is part of your design and click the “Animate” button from the top toolbar. You see a side panel with “Photo Animations” options. Choose and apply an animation of your choice.
Just like text animations, you can customize the animation effect even in image animations, as shown in the screenshot below.
Below are some of the FAQs related to adding animation in Canva:
Can you animate in Canva for free?
Basic animations are available for free in Canva. So you can use them even if you have a free Canva account. However, the customization options for animation effects, like animation speed, animation direction, etc., are part of Canva pro.
How to add exit animation in Canva?
Exit animation comes as a part of customizing the animation effect. Select and apply an animation to a text or image to add exit animation. You will see the “On exit” option below the animation effect you selected.
How to add animation in Canva presentation?
Follow the steps discussed in this tutorial to add animation to the Canva presentation.
How to add multiple animations in Canva?
If you want to add the same animation effect to multiple text boxes, select all the text boxes and click on the “Animate” option at the top toolbar. And from the side panel, choose your animation effect.
And if you wish to add multiple animations of different effects, then you need to repeat the above steps by selecting each text box or image separately.
Adding animation effects to text boxes and images in Canva is a simple and effective way to make your designs more engaging and dynamic. With the right animation effects, you can capture your audience’s attention and convey your message more effectively. So why not give it a try and see how it can enhance your design?