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PowToon is a DIY, drag and drop animation and video creation software, PowToon gives its users the ability to create videos to present their ideas, business or product in an easy and intuitive way. The interface is very simple and minimalist and the available assets make it very easy for complete beginners to create a professional looking video.

Learning PowToon is very useful for marketers, entrepreneurs, teachers and anyone who’s creating presentations and digital marketing materials, PowToon streamlines the animation process for you and makes creating the animation that explains your business, idea or lesson a breeze.

The aim of this post is to present and compare between free online sources that beginners can rely on to learn PowToon, the sources stated here are full-structured courses that beginners can follow along.

If you just want the bottom line (the road map to learn PowToon) and you don’t wish to read the entire article then go to the “Bottom Line” section at the end of the article.

Getting Started with PowToon Online from Scratch

PowToon Website

PowToon Website is the first free online outlet where beginners can start learning PowToon through video tutorials, you don’t have to register to have access to the training.

Structure: The training is divided into 9 video lessons, each video lesson covers certain tools and techniques available in PowToon, the training is more of a short introduction to the software.

Interface: The interface is very simple, just click on the video lesson you’re interested in and you’ll be directed to the video’s page on YouTube.

1 - PowToon Website PowToon Training

Now, the pros and cons:

Pros

  1. Free.
  2. The training covers the basics beginners should be familiarized with in order to start using PowToon.

Cons

  1. The training doesn’t cover every aspect of the software.

Verdict: This is an excellent free online outlet where beginners can start learning PowToon through video tutorials.

Udemy

Udemy is the second free online outlet where beginners can start learning PowToon through video tutorials, you’ve to register to have access to the training.

Structure: The training is divided 6 sections, each section is divided into lessons ( 16 lessons in total).

Interface: the interface is very simple just click on the lesson you’re interested in and you’ll be directed to the course playlist where it’ll play starting from that lesson.

2 - Udemy PowToon Training

Now the pros and cons:

Pros

  1. Free.
  2. The training is well-structured and organized for beginners.
  3. The training covers more tools/techniques available in the software than the first outlet.

Cons

  1. The training doesn’t cover every tool and technique available in the software, though that won’t be a problem for complete beginners.

Verdict: This is the best free online outlet where beginners can start learning PowToon through video tutorials.

PowToon YouTube Channel

PowToon YouTube Channel is the third free online outlet where beginners can start learning PowToon through video tutorials.

Structure:  The best playlist for beginners is the one entitled “PowToon Webinars” and as the name implies it’s a collection of webinars covering PowToon.

Interface: Standard YouTube interface.

3 - PowToon YouTube Channel PowToon Training

Now the pros and cons:

Pros

  1. Free.

Cons

  1. The training isn’t well-organized for beginners.

Verdict: This is a good free online outlet where beginners can start learning PowToon through video tutorials.

Bottom Line

The recipe for learning PowToon:

  1. Udemy is the best outlet for beginners to start learning PowToon through video tutorials.

Remember that the first step is always the toughest step, and the aim of this post is to provide you with resources that will help you take your first step in learning PowToon.