How to Make Animated Merry Christmas Wishes Videos for Christmas – Free and Easy Method

Christmas is coming and what’s a gift better than handcrafted Merry Christmas video wishes to your friends and family? In this post, you’ll learn a free and easy method to make an animated Merry Christmas wishes video in less than 5 minutes.

Friday January 7, 2022 3:25 PM PDT by Karen Greene

Christmas is finally around the corner, and it’s time we added additional excitement to it with crafty Christmas videos as sweet animated Merry Christmas wishes. It doesn’t have to be very intricate, a little bit of effort into creations and works will remind your friends and family how much you care. After all, a handmade gift means a lot to your loved ones, even more than things that money can buy.

So, in this post, we’ll talk about how to make animated Merry Christmas wishes videos to send to your friends and family. The introduced method is incredibly easy to follow so you can get started right away, and completely free so there’s no need to hesitate.

Best Free Animated Merry Christmas Wishes Maker with Templates

To get started, allow me to introduce FilmForth, the best free animated Christmas video maker, no watermarks. FilmForth video editor helps you create unique Xmas wishes in simple steps, with its in-built and ready-to-edit animation Christmas templates and some family/friends pictures of yours. Additionally, it offers practical animated text and animated overlay features as well.

The following part is the step-by-step tutorial to create animated merry Xmas wishes with FilmForth, I believe you can tell from the screenshots how handy FilmForth can be in creating animated Xmas wishes!

So please make sure to get FilmForth for free down below, from Microsoft Store, and try it on your own!

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How to Make Animated Animated Merry Christmas Wishes

Step 1. Select Christmas Wishes Template in FilmForth

To make a free animated merry Christmas video card with FilmForth, launch FilmForth installed on your PC, scroll and select the Christmas template (it’s free!) from the upper-left Fast Video section. Then you can hit the play button to preview our sample Xmas wishes video.

Select Christmas Wishes Template

Select Christmas Wishes Template

Step 2. Add Media to the Christmas Template

From the sample Xmas video screen, hit Add Media button below to use the images or videos of your family and friends to use with the awesome animation template. You can one or more items to the program, and tick them on to select the items, and drag and drop them to customize the sequence.

Here I’ll go with four images to demonstrate, and create an animated images Christmas wishes video with FilmForth.

Add Media to Christmas Template

Add Media to Christmas Template

Step 3. Preview and Export Christmas Wishes Video

When you’ve done adding your own media files, hit the Preview button from the Adding Media screen to Preview the Xmas animation template together with your media. If you find it looks good to you, then it’s time to export our work, click the Save Video button from the lower-right side to customize video parameters and save the video card.

You want the video to be high in quality so leave the bitrate to a higher number, and adjust other things to your preference. The Xmas video looks amazing, isn’t it? I really hope you like it!

Save and Export Chrismas Video

Save and Export Chrismas Video

Step 4. (Optional) Add Text to the Christmas Wishes Video

Wait, I personally recommend not to forget to include a sweet Christmas greeting message in an animated Xmas wishes video! To do so, create a project with FilmForth and drag and drop the export Xmas video into the program, go to Edit screen to add text to it. Where you can add text to your Xmas video. When it’s done, click the Save Video button to export the edited Xmas video.

Lack of Xmas greeting ideas? Check out the last section of the post where you’ll find the best greeting messages for Christmas!

Add Text to Christmas Wishes Video

Add Text to Christmas Wishes Video

Ideas on What to Say in Your Merry Christmas Video Wishes

A heartfelt line of text in your Merry Christmas wish will totally crank your message up a notch and make your loved ones feel loved and cared for. You don’t have a clue what would be sweet to say in your Merry Christmas wishes? No worries, we got you. In the following, you’ll find the best Christmas greetings to say to your family and friends!

  • To a joyful present and a well-remembered past. Merry Christmas to you and your family, and very best wishes for the New Year.
  • May the Holidays bring happiness and joy to you and your loved ones. 
  • Merry Christmas! Wishing you and your family peace, health, happiness, and prosperity in the coming year. Merry Christmas.
  • Season’s Greetings! Wishing you and your family a blessed holiday season creating beautiful memories with your sweet family.
  • Whatever is beautiful. Whatever is meaningful. Whatever brings you happiness. May it be yours this Christmas holidays and throughout the coming year.
  • Wishing you a white Christmas! (And when you run out of white, just open a bottle of red).
  • You’re a gift in my life. And not the kind I’d return for store credit. Merry Christmas!
  • A Christmas reminder: Don’t try to borrow any money from elves … they’re always a little short! Have a Merry Christmas!
  • Wishing you hope, peace, and lots of Christmas cookies this holiday season!
  • They say the best Christmas gifts come from the heart … but cash and gift cards do wonders too! Happy Holidays!
  • May the Christmas season fill your home with joy, your heart with love, and your life with laughter.
  • Thinking warmly of each of you and wishing your family an extra measure of comfort, joy, and hope this Christmas.
  • Here’s to a season filled with warmth, comfort, and good cheer! Light corners Christmas card with family at a Christmas tree farm 
  • May the magic and thrill of the holiday season stretch on!
  • Have a great Christmas! Take the time to celebrate your desires, values, and affections with your loved ones. Wishing you all the best.


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Bottom Line

Lastly, I what to say that I hope the tutorials are easy for you to follow and you’ve successfully made animated Merry Christmas wishes! You’ll know it looks really good when you see it. Moreover, besides making animated Merry Christmas wishes for free, there are a lot more things that FilmForth can do, so make sure to download FilmForth and find out! And you’re also recommended to try our free slideshow maker for making Christmas slideshows!

For any insights or questions in this regard, leave us a comment below! Merry Christmas!


Karen is a professional writer with a background in column writing who enjoys resolving complex topics and explaining them in interesting ways.

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