Bring your digital twin alive with

HeyGen Custom Avatar

Get ready to smooth personalized video production without needing to speak in front of a camera again!Explore various Custom Avatar options below, all powered by the most cutting-edge AI technology from HeyGen.

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HeyGen Custom Avatars


Instant Avatar

Strengths :
Self-service with detailed instructions
Automatic process, ready in minutes
Free voice clone in
 25+ languages
Redo anytime for free
Requirement :
2-minute talking footage
Processing Time
5 minutes
$49 / Month
20% off when paid yearly

Instant Avatar Finetune

Strengths :
Higher video resolution and quality
Private AI model for better lip sync
Free voice clone in
 25+ languages
Avatar specialist support
Requirement :
2-minute talking footage
Processing Time
8 hours

Studio Avatar

Strengths :
Studio-level background matting
Up to 4K resolution
24/7 customer success support
Requirement :
Requires 4-minute talking footage
Green-screen with professional lighting
Processing Time
5-7 days

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What is a Custom Avatar?

A Custom Avatar is a digital version of a person created based on a realistic photo. Models are built based on real footage and trained using HeyGen AI advanced algorithms. With HeyGen, you can create a Custom Avatar to use in your professional videos.

What Is The Difference Between HeyGen Avatars?

Instant Avatar is known for its speed, generating avatars in just 5 minutes, and it's available for free! Finetune is an upgraded version of Instant Avatar, offering improved avatar quality, enhanced lip sync, and AI matting effects. Studio Avatar provides the best service, including professional matting, 24-hour support, and is suitable for an enterprise plan. It is specifically designed for users who require the production of high-quality avatar videos.

How Long Does It Take To Make A HeyGen Studio Avatar?

Once you have submitted your footage to us via email, our team will conduct a manual review and provide you with the review results within 1-2 days. Once your submission has been approved, we will send you the payment link, and the production process will be completed within 5-7 days.

Can Any Other User Use My Avatar To Produce Videos?

No. Your Custom Avatar will not be accessible to anyone other than your own account.

Can I Generate A Video Using A Custom Avatar With My Own Voice?

Yes! You can easily drive the Custom Avatar with your own voice by uploading audio recordings. And to make the process even faster, you can choose the voice cloning feature as well.

How Can I Use A Custom Avatar?

Using a Custom Avatar requires a HeyGen Creator, Business or Enterprise subscription.

Can I Make An Avatar Of Celebrity ?

No. To create an avatar of a celebrity or any individual, it is essential to obtain their explicit consent statement. At HeyGen, we prioritize ethical practices and respect everyone's rights. Without proper consent, we cannot create a celebrity avatar.

Can I know more about studios for shooting avatar footage?

Please visit the link below to learn more about our affiliated studios for this purpose.