Top 5 Apps to Record a Creative Birthday Video Message

VidDay is here to take your surprise birthday video to the next level!

Birthday Wishes App

We've put together 5 amazing 2021 apps to help make a creative, happy birthday video message for a loved one. Personalized video messages are a great gift that can be given as a standalone or group video present. With these video apps by your side, you can create fun and unique birthday wishes to give your guest of honor a memory that will last them a lifetime.

These fun apps will help you unlock your creativity when recording your birthday video greeting.


Cameo - Personal Celebrity Shoutouts

You can get your friend's favorite celebrity to make a guest appearance in their surprise birthday video!

Inside the cameo app on app store

Get ready to be star-struck because, with Cameo, you can get a personalized birthday message from the recipient's favorite musician, movie star, athlete, or anyone you want and add it to your birthday VidDay video gift.

Give your loved one their ultimate fangirl moment with a customized birthday message just for them. Watch as their jaw drops when they see their favorite celebrity wishing them the best.

The Cameo app lets ordinary people pay celebrities to record personalized messages for fans upon request. Cameo is the best way to take your surprise birthday video to the next level.

Don't forget to record the lucky recipient's priceless reaction!

Sway: Magic Dance - Fun Video Message App for Birthday

Want to recreate an iconic dance video but have no moves? Want to show off your non-existent karate skills?

Magic dance app photos from app store

With Sway, you can see yourself shuffle in space or land that perfect pirouette, all while barely moving an inch.

The app uses AI-powered motion filters to become your own personal stunt double. All you have to do is record a few seconds of yourself and apply a filter. It’s as simple as that. Jam to your favorite birthday tunes, or get a laugh out of watching your grandparents slay the whip and nae nae. What could be a better gift than that?

My Talking Pet App

Have you ever wondered what’s going on inside your pet’s head?

My talking pet app photos from app store

Well, here’s your chance to find out. With My Talking Pet, you can bring pictures of any animal to life. Have your pup introduce themselves to you or watch your cat deliver some classic movie lines. There’s nothing cuter than your favorite pet wishing "happy birthday."

You can make a creative birthday video that is cute and quirky with this app and add an element of fun to your surprise birthday video with a talking pet.

JibJab App to Wish a Happy Birthday

With JibJab, you can create and send some hilarious birthday e-cards that will leave you in splits.

JibJab photos from the app store

Stick your (or their) face into any one of the numerous video options available, jam to some classic bops, and create a birthday video card that will keep them smiling all day.


Every great video needs some great editing.

InShot photos from the app store

Interject the emotional clips with funnier ones, put in the perfect background score to really get into the vibe, and create a seamless birthday video with InShot. You can add in filters, stickers, voice-overs, and so much more to create the perfect birthday video and do it all with the device in the palm of your hand.


From making your own home music video with friends and family to creating an epic montage tracing their life, your birthday video can be absolutely anything that you want it to be.

Turn on the waterworks by rallying loved ones from all over the globe, or take a stroll down memory lane with a group birthday video greeting with VidDay to give them a gift that they will never forget.

Check out our Ultimate Birthday Video Guide to learn how to create the best birthday video montage!