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VideoScribe is software for creating whiteboard animations automatically.

It was launched in 2012 by UK company Sparkol. By April 2014 it had more than 250,000 users in 135 countries around the world.

VideoScribe is developed in Adobe Flash and produces QuickTime movies, Flash videos and image sequences (JPEG or PNG).

Some famous VideoScribes include…

  • In April 2013, American school children used VideoScribe to create a message for Barack Obama, pleading with the US President to reinstate their tour of the White House after it was cancelled by federal budget cuts.
  • UK Chancellor George Osborne narrated a scribe to explain the Spending Round on the British Government website in June 2013. The following month, VideoScribe was recommended on the BBC News website.

The VideoScribe iPad app won Best Mobile/Tablet B2B App at the 2013 MOMA Awards after being nominated in three categories. Mashable have used VideoScribe to make several whiteboard videos for their website.

VideoScribe offer multi-user discounts for education establishments.