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This Makes Advanced and PRO Plans the Best Deal Out There

by Mary Ivanova

Crello Plans

Check out our detailed overview of all the free and paid templates, design objects, video and photo content, as well as fonts, available under each of the three Crello plans: Basic, Advanced and PRO.

Crello editor offers 3 plans: Basic, Advanced and PRO.

Basic is a forever free plan for users who want to create simple visuals out of templates and design tools in Crello.

Advanced is a paid plan for users who want to access premium templates, more stock photos and get all vector illustrations and icons for free.

PRO is a paid plan for users creating video and animated content. It includes all Advanced features plus full access to all video and animation features in Crello.

BASIC

Let’s start with the free stuff.

To use Crello, every new user needs to create an account. The account is automatically set to the forever free Basic plan.

The plan includes:

    • 6,500 free templates
    • 1,080 free video and animated templates (Animated Post format)
    • 1,000 lines, illustrations and icons
    • 250 free fonts
  • 4,500 free photos

How do I find free templates?

They are labeled as free in the interface:

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How do I use video format?

Free video and animated templates are available in the Animated Post format (1080 by 1080 pixels).

You can customize the templates and download them with Created in Crello branding.

Here’s an example of such a template:

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Use this free template

Where do I find free icons and illustrations?

Go to Objects tab.

Everything free to use has a FREE label on it, just like the templates:

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How do I change my fonts?

Crello offers Latin, Cyrillic and Hebrew fonts.

All fonts in Crello are free.

There are 250 fonts, you can find them when editing the template text:

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How do I add free photos from the built-in library?

Go to Photos tab > Free Photos to browse.

Here they are in the interface:

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You can browse photos by category:

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You can also use search to find photos by keyword:

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ADVANCED

In addition to all the basic templates, free design elements and photos, Advanced plan covers premium content:

    • 13,500 premium templates
    • 11,000 premium icons and illustrations
    • 32,200 premium photos
    • 5 stock photos from Depositphotos each month without $0.99/item fee
    • upload of 1,000 own images
  • unlimited own font upload

How do free and premium templates differ?

Free templates have a FREE label in the top right corner of their preview, while premium templates have a diamond sign on them:

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Where do I find my premium icons and illustrations?

Just like premium templates, premium icons and illustrations have a diamond sign in their top right corner when previewed.

And just like templates, they can be sorted by category for easier browsing.

Here are free and premium illustrations for Business & Finance:

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So do I get more free photos to customize designs in Advanced and PRO?

Yes!

On top of 4,500 free photos available for all users, Advanced and PRO users can use the premium photo collection of 32,200 images for free.

The photos are in the Photos tab > Gallery and marked with a diamond sign, similar to the premium templates marking:

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How do I claim 5 free Depositphotos stock images?

Advanced plan includes free download of 5 Depositphotos stock images marked $0.99.

Just use the photo you like in your design, customize your visual and download it when you are done.

To see how many free photo download you have left for the month, go to Account Settings > Subscription.

The number of paid elements you have left in your plan is listed under Free download of paid elements:

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PRO

PRO plan includes Basic and Advanced features PLUS everything you might need to create video and animation in Crello.

    • 13,500 premium templates
    • 3,500 video and animated templates
    • 4,178 animated objects
    • 1,600 video files to customize templates
    • own video upload
    • 11,000 premium icons and illustrations
    • 32,200 premium photos
    • 10 stock photos from Depositphotos each month without $0.99/item fee
    • unlimited own image upload
  • unlimited own font upload

How do I access video and animated templates?

Crello has 4 video formats – Animated Post, Full HD Video, Instagram Video Story, and Facebook Video Cover.

All designs created in these formats under the PRO plan are downloaded without watermarks and no Created in Crello label.

To select one of the four formats, click View all 40 formats on Crello homepage:

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Video formats will appear on top of the All formats page:

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What are animated objects and how do I use them?

Crello animated objects are located in the Animations tab and are divided into Objects and Backgrounds:

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Say, the bright green animated background in our selected template clashes with our Facebook feed.

Let’s switch the background.

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First, we remove the original background. Then browse the available backgrounds to find the one we like. Once we add a background into our visual, it’s automatically placed in the farthest layer of the design.

Here’s our end result:

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Adding animated objects

To add an animated object to your video or animated design, you need to go to Animations > Objects:

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Here’s what the process looks like:

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We changed the item size and location to fit our design:

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How do I use video files to create video posts?

OK, so PRO offers 1,600 video files to add to animated and video templates or create designs from scratch – but how do I do that?

To use video clips from Crello library, select one of the four video formats and go to Media tab:

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Browse available videos to add to a blank canvas or into a template (select the template before adding the video though).

You can also search the video clips by keyword using the Search tab:

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How do I use my own video in my design?

To upload your own video file, go to My Files tab and press Upload Image or Video button:

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Once your footage is in your Crello cabinet, you can add it to templates or a blank canvas, like any other video clip.

Want to learn more about own video upload?

Here’s our practical detailed guide!

How do I use 10 stock photos from Depositphotos for free?

Just add a $0.99 photo from the Media gallery and download your design.

To see how many free downloads you have left, use our guide for using complementary stock images for the Advanced plan above.

Why pay?

    1. A designer is going to cost $25 an hour and up.
    1. One stock photo is $0.99 and up.
  1. Crello plans are: $7.99 for a month of Advanced, $19.99 for a month of PRO.

Annual plans are even cheaper:

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Detailed plan outlines are available on the plans page.

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