How to Create Your own Animated eCards for Free

By Randall Shatto

Sending an animated eCard to friends and family will brighten their day. You can create and send these for free for any occasion. You can make personalized eCards for a birthday, a holiday or just as a thank you for a special person in your life. Animated eCards can be customizable with a personal greeting, as well as the animated style that you choose. Typically, you can design the card on various websites without having to register to use the service. Create your own animated eCards for free in approximately 10 minutes.

Go to an animated eCards for free website. Cartoon Soup, Jupiter Greetings, Egreetings and Doozy Cards offer a selection of animated cards. Doozy Cards, Jupiter Greetings and Card Fountain present a section for free cards, while Egreetings are absolutely free for their entire collection. To send animated eCards with Doozy Cards, you will need to complete a free registration.

Choose a category. Browse through the selection of eCards. Jupiter Greetings and Cartoon Soup are completely animated. The Egreetings and Doozy websites offer regular and animated cards. Before you select a card, the thumbnail preview will say "Animated" if it is. Double-click on the e-Card to preview the full animation.

Click on the "Customize," "Personalize" or "Send" button to change the message and add the recipient's email. You can choose the date to send the card or use the "Now" feature. Insert your name and email address as well as the other party. The Egreetings website offers a different color scheme and font for your animated card. In addition, you can add a picture from your hard drive.