Ken Burns Effect

Add a Ken Burns effect to your images and create beautiful videos. Make your still photos pan and zoom on the screen.


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Add a Ken Burns zoom and pan effect to your still images

Make your still images pan and zoom on the screen by adding a Ken Burns effect. Create beautiful videos from photos and use them for your presentations and marketing videos. Our online professional video editing software gives you access to plenty of film effects that you can use to make your videos look stunning. It’s the best alternative to tools with a high learning curve like Adobe Premiere Pro and Final Cut Pro. With VEED, you can create multiple videos fast, allowing you to streamline your content creation process. It’s built for creative collaboration, too! So your team can focus on content instead of configuring complicated video settings.

How to use the Ken Burns effect:

Step 1

Start with still images

Upload your images on VEED or if you have a video and want to add your images, just click on the Media button from the menu and add your photos.

Step 2

Add a Ken Burns effect

Click on a photo on the canvas and select Ken Burns from the Animation menu. You can choose to pan or zoom in or out.

Step 3

Maximize our video editing tools!

You can add more elements and add animation effects to them as well. Apart from images, you can animate text, subtitles, and more! Use our camera effects and filters, add music visualizers, and even add your logo.

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‘Ken Burns Effect’ Tutorial

Use the Ken Burns effect and other video effects on GIFs and photos

VEED’s Ken Burns effect app can also be used on GIFs. Using GIFs is a great strategy when creating promotional videos for your social media pages. They are relatable, fun, and encourage engagement. You can also use VEED to use other video effects. Blur or pixelate your videos. Apply fisher, color grading, and more! Just click on Filters and choose an effect for your video.

The best tool for creating video content for social media marketing

Our video editing software offers pro tools to make content creation fast and efficient for your marketing team. You can optimize your content for different social media platforms by selecting a preset from the settings. Repurpose your content and even save videos as templates (available to premium subscribers).

Add royalty-free stock music and videos or start with a template

To get started fast, you can also create videos using our video templates. We have templates for marketing, promotions, and business presentations. Just select a template and personalize it by replacing images, text, and more. You can also select from our wide library of stock audio and videos. Our premium subscribers get access to our full stock library.


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VEED has been game-changing. It's allowed us to create gorgeous content for social promotion and ad units with ease.

Max Alter
Director of Audience Development, NBCUniversal

I love using VEED. The subtitles are the most accurate I've seen on the market. It's helped take my content to the next level.

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Brand Marketing Manager, Carlsberg Importers

I used Loom to record, Rev for captions, Google for storing and Youtube to get a share link. I can now do this all in one spot with VEED.

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Enterprise Account Executive, Cloud Software Group

VEED is my one-stop video editing shop! It's cut my editing time by around 60%, freeing me to focus on my online career coaching business.

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More than adding a Ken Burns effect

Apart from adding a Ken Burns effect to your images, you can use VEED to manipulate your video to achieve any look you want. VEED is packed with video editing tools including camera filters and effects. You can use our video editor to rotate, resize, and crop your videos to fit any social media platform. Make your videos compatible with Instagram, Facebook, and other social platforms. Try VEED now and start putting your amazing story ideas on videos worth sharing with the world!

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