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They may live in Vyond Studio, but now they look just like us! The Vyond characters have been getting mini-makeovers over the past few months, and now they’re ready for their big reveal.

Create your Own

Vyond has hundreds of stock characters for you to choose from, covering a wide range of activities, occupations and industries. But did you know you can create your own custom character using the Character Creator? Learn more about customizing your character in this video, and keep scrolling to see the fresh new character looks for 2016.



What’s New?

Realistic Eyes

The Character Creator now has eye shape options with realistic movement. Real-looking eyes will help your viewers identify with the characters, aiding in higher engagement and video retention.
All eye colors can be adjusted, and pre-existing eyes are still available (some of them blink now too).


New Hairstyles

New styles, lengths, and highlights! Here’s a sampling of what’s new: curly hair, expanded short hairstyles for women, cornrows, ponytails, dreadlocks, modern mohawks, and more.


Animated Whiteboard Characters

Our whiteboard characters got a mini-makeover too. Hundreds of industries and outfits are represented in the Whiteboard Animation theme, with more being added all the time.


Fitness & Fun

Educate your audience about the benefits of an active lifestyle, promote a non-profit fun run, or explain your company fitness benefits to new employees. There’s no limit to what these fitness buffs can do. 


Traditional, Religious & Holiday Attire

Last year, we released a series of templates for the holidays with outfits to match and expanded on cultural and religious attire. Additions include yarmulkes/kippot for male characters, burkas, hijabs, turbans, saris, and kurtas.

Most of the characters below are available as stock character options in the video maker, while a few have been modified in the Character Creator.




Party On

Promoting a gala? Congratulating a co-worker on their recent wedding? Vyond characters can dress to impress for any event.



Outfits for construction, medicine, public safety, military, and others, have existed for some time.  Recently, we’ve expanded outfit options for characters in office and industrial settings. Here are some of our favorite new and classic workplace outfits.



After all those years of hard work, your characters can finally graduate in 2016! Look how excited they are:

New graduation robes can be customized to match any school colors, and any adult or child character can easily be turned into a student or teacher. The Business Friendly theme also comes with six education-specific template backgrounds.


Be super in any industry. These new and improved heroes can save the day in your sales, marketing, or training scenario.



What’s Next?

We’re constantly working to improve Vyond, and we love your feedback. Thank you to our customers around the world who emailed in with requests, so we could strive for character options that reflect the diversity and needs of our customers.  

While we can’t tell you everything we have planned for 2016, here are a few things you can expect from our characters in the near future: 

  • More character actions in Business Friendly & Whiteboard Animation
  • Additional character accessories and enhanced facial features
  • More political characters and scenes
  • Diverse hand options for whiteboard animation
  • More animals

Are we missing something you need to make a great video? Send feedback and requests to so we can try our best to change that.


Vyond is a cloud-based animated video creation platform.  With Vyond you can create animated videos for your business using hundreds of props, assets, and characters, representing hundreds of industries. Create professional videos with simple drag-and-drop tools for a low monthly cost. Try the 14-day free trial today!