CrazyTalk 4 Full Feature Matrix

Three versions of CrazyTalk:
CrazyTalk Messenger, CrazyTalk Live, CrazyTalk Media Studio

CrazyTalk features are separated into 3 versions of CrazyTalk, CrazyTalk Messenger for e-mail, CrazyTalk Live for Web and Mobile projects, and CrazyTalk Media Studio featuring complete animation control and full-screen video output. CrazyTalk now provides a version specifically designed to match your multimedia animation needs.

Media Output
Timeline Editing

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Media Studio
Intuitive graphical user interface
Embedded Image editing tools for photo enhancement
Preview window to immediately see/hear file content
CrazyTalk File Manager to organize your talking image & talking message collection
Enhanced character & message content
One click editing of existing CrazyTalk content
Preference settings
Media Studio
Convert photos into live talking 3D heads
3D head and shoulder animation for realistic effect
Create talking images from your own photo collection
Bond your photos with CrazyTalk's proprietary morphing facial wireframe
Auto, basic, and advanced face fitting modes
Import any .jpg or .bmp format image files
Import images from TWAIN devices
Photo crop and rotate tools
Image color enhancement tool - smart color, brightness, contrast, hue, saturation,
Change wireframe color for easy visibility
Group selection allowing simultaneous movement of multiple points
Mouth close option to snap top & bottom lips together
Zoom function to aid precise fitting
Background removal and replacement, with full featured masking tool
Mouth texture & color options to provide a realistic looking mouth
Feature enhancement panel to match virtual eye color with original synthetic eyes. Eye library, teeth library, adjustment of feature size, color and location.
Save facial fitting data as Face JPEG, which contains fitting information in the JPEG file for cross program or platform compatibility
Create and save unlimited talking characters
Media Studio
Create talking characters with text and voice audio
SAPI 5 Text-to-Speech (TTS)
Create your own talking message by recording your own voice
Natural voice & Text-to-Speech voice modes
Import wave files or use the built-in audio record function
Automatic phoneme analysis
Copy text from files or type a message in the text editing window
Set volume, pitch, and speed voice attributes

Unlimited expressions with 100 levels of strength

Apply different expressions to different portions of messages
Preview a portion or entire message
Switchable 'LifeMode' miraculously brings life to your CrazyTalk character by adding natural motion and gestures
Emotive presets for mood based animation
Custom animated overlay special effects
Media Studio
Precision editing tools for fine-tuning talking animation    
Total linear animation track control featuring tools for professional animation output
Custom facial expression editing tools featuring slider controls over each facial muscle
Expression, special effects, head, shoulder and viseme (mouth shape) tracks, expressiveness strength control
Quick editing, users can group select, copy and paste, shift animation key location, strength directly from the timeline
Special effects overlay controls and editing tools
Advanced fine- tuning: double click animation tracks on the Timeline editor to evoke track feature menu boxes and adjust the parameters
Second layer audio track for background music or sound effects
Timeline editor is fully compatible for editing CTS files importable as talking character speech and facial animation for Reallusion iClone
Media Studio
MultiMedia Output
Export Targa (TGA) alpha channel for perfect video composition

Full screen digital video output NTSC and PAL

Custom video size output
Custom web media output size
Mobile 3GPP output for mobile handsets
CELP (MPEG-4) audio compression to reduce talking message file size by up to 400%
Export .AVI movie files for direct import into FlashMX
Export in Streaming Video format Windows Media and Real Media (WMV and RM) for easy download web content.
Export in RealMedia streaming format (.RM) for publishing on your website
Export .BMP sequence as raw content for import into 3rd party animation tools
Export .WAV file
Media Studio
Web Interactivity (Live and Media Studio only)
Create talking interactive web based characters
CrazyTalk ActiveX web component support for IE 5.0 or above
50K web component pre-installer to provide fast response to users
Script level access to properties, methods and events to control all aspects of the CrazyTalk ActiveX web component
Web Editor to enable quick setting of properties and preview of output in real-time
Copy HTML code to clipboard, enabling pasting into existing HTML page within your favorite HTML editor
Save HTML page button to create complete HTML pages
Auto-installable web component
Intelligent download detection to save download time
Web Player interactivity controllable using JavaScript or Visual Basic
Sample and tutorial scripts available to assist learning how to control interactivity
Media Studio
Talking photo greeting cards
Send compressed HTML animated e-greetings cards complete with a talking character
All content files attached as data to allow immediate playback (image, speech, graphical effect, etc.)
Selectable card templates
Personalize with your own talking image and message
Include your own personalized text message
'To' & 'From' text fields
Select text font, color and style
Add JavaScript graphical effects
Auto-Play talking message when card opens
Package card option to save to your local system
More card templates available online
Media Studio
Executable (EXE) and e-mail attachments
Send animated voice messages with swappable frames
Personalize with your own talking image and message
Compressed self-contained messenger includes player
Talking image position control in self-contained messenger player. Includes: Move, Size and Rotate
Auto-Play talking message when messenger opened
Loop message option
Package messenger option to save file locally
Supports insertion of hyperlinked URL
Messenger may include CrazyTalk Player when exported
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<font color="#CCCCCC" face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif" size="2"> <p><CrazyTalk is an innovative and easy-to-use software tool for creating animated talking messages from any still digital image or digital photo. Images are brought to life by morphing and appearing to lip-synch with recordings of your own voice, imported audio files or text messages. Messages can be sent as animated greetings cards, instant talking messages, sent as talking email or as an interactive web assitant or virtual host></p> <a class="link_ct" href=""><View our Talking Image Gallery></a> <a class="link_ct" href=""><Download free trial of CrazyTalk Home Edition or CrazyTalk Web Edition></a><br> <a class="link_ct" href=""><View the CrazyTalk features which help to make your images talk by morphing and lip-syncing></a><br> <a class="link_ct" href=""><View the CrazyTalk Showcase which shows examples of how CrazyTalk can be used as an interactive host on your web site></a> <p><CrazyTalk Web Edition has all the features of the Home Edition with the addition of being able to create interactive talking content for your web site. Talking messages can be exported using .wmv & .rm streaming media formats which can be directly published on your website or imported into tools like FlashMX. For truly interactive content the ActiveX web player can be controlled by JavaScript giving you the ability to react to user driven events.> </p> </font>