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HTML5 animation tool

Create dynamic animated visuals with smooth HTML5 transitions & effects.

step by step

How to make an animated banner

  • 1

    Choose the size

    When you want to create an online animation, the first step is to choose its size. You can go for one of the preset sizes, which are commonly used across the Google Display Network, or you can create a custom size. There are more than 18 sizes in the display category.

  • 2

    Choose a template or start from blank

    Next, you need to decide between a premade template or starting from blank. There are hundreds of templates organized in categories meant to help you cut the creation process time in half. On the other hand, if you decide to build an HTML5 animated banner from blank, our animations software is extremely intuitive and will ease your creative process. You will easily make a html5 animation that will grab everyone’s attention.

  • 3

    Add elements

    Use your own assets by uploading fonts, logos, images, or SVGs into a brand kit. Need more elements? Search for them in the Creatopy’s library and make them part of your business design.

  • 4

    Edit your design

    Animate your assets and decide on the duration or delay. Add an animation effect for each element and choose how long it should move by dragging the timeline bar. Add middle animations for an even more dynamic html5 animation and create smooth transitions between effects. You can build your own effects on the platform or use our Magic Animator tool and animate HTML5 banners with just one click. See for yourself how easy it can be to create a html5 banner animation for your business.

  • 5

    Download

    Download your work in HTML5 format for a custom ad network or in the standard format, compatible with Google Ads. Your animated banner will remain saved in your account, so you’ll be able to tweak its design and use it another time.

friendly interface

Discover the simplest timeline you’ve ever used

Creatopy offers the most advanced online HTML5 editor packed with all the necessary tools. It features a complex, yet intuitive animation timeline and a dynamic slide management system, everything wrapped up in a user-friendly interface.

animation presets

32 ready-made animation presets for every business

Animate in HTML5 through an intuitive visual interface. Bring your designs to life by creating intricate animations using effects and transitions from our library. Creatopy features 32 presets that will help you make the perfect animated banner. No coding skills required!

precise control

Custom animations using advanced variables

Bring your own assets into Creatopy, upload your own fonts, logos, images or SVG files and save them in a brand kit to always have them handy. Animate them by adjusting the duration or delay of your text animations, add custom variables & create smooth slide transitions. Make your designs stand out and attract more attention.

animate easily

Animate visually, in just one click, with the Magic Animator

If you're short on time, just use the Magic Animator tool in our HTML5 editor, it will create animations out of your design with just one click. We highly simplified the whole animation process, while keeping the end result as consistent as possible, and thus delivering high quality results within minutes.

FAQ

What are the most common animated banner sizes?

There are quite a few different animated banner sizes for desktop and mobile devices. For desktop, the best sizes you can use are 200 × 200, 240 × 400, 250 × 250, 250 × 360, 300 × 250, 336 × 280, 580 × 400, 120 × 600, 160 × 600, 300 × 600, 300 × 1050, 468 × 60, 728 × 90, 930 × 180, 970 × 90, 970 × 250, and 980 × 120. For mobile devices, try to use one of these sizes: 300 × 50, 320 × 50, or 320 × 100.

How can I make my animated banner more attractive?

Here are a few tips you should focus on: stick to the recommended animated banner sizes; choose colors that will help your ad stand out; add your brand's logo; select the font that matches the overall composition of the ad; have a clear headline. You can play with different colors in your text to emphasize a specific word. Don’t forget about white space to make all the elements visible. Finally, add transitions and other effects to make it dynamic and grab everyone's attention.

Can I make an animated header for my website?

Yes, you can make an animated header for your website. It’s a great way to make visitors engaged with your website and scroll down to see some more. To create an animated website header, you can use Creatopy, the visual production platform with all the features you need to create outstanding visuals. Add high-quality stock images or videos, play with icons and shapes, and add animated effects to create a perfect header for your website.

get started

Create professional,
versatile and responsive ads

Create animated HTML5 banners within minutes using Creatopy, the visual production platform. Build impressive display ads for your websites and advertising campaigns. Use ready-made animation templates and free stock photos from our library.