2D Character Animation Editing

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Curve-based Motion Key Editor for G3 Characters
  • FK and IK pose editing for all G3 bone-based characters.
  • By combining pose keys with motion curves, you can instantly create professional cartoon animation results in seconds.

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2D Motion Key Editor - Body IK & FK Control
  • 3 Modes to set character animation keys: Pose, Transform Body Sprites, and Face.
  • Use Pose mode with IK editing for character posing; use the Body and Face modes with FK editing for key framing and motion layering.
  • Select individual or multiple body parts to puppeteer by dragging your mouse cursor around the editing area.
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Import 3D Animations for Multi-dimensional Characters
  • 3D motions contain data for multi-dimensional movements that can only be applied to multi-dimensional G2 characters.
  • 3D motions make your 2D characters turn around and change angles by automatically switching and stretching their body sprites.
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HumanIK - 3D Motion Editing
  • With the 3D motion control and universal skeleton, users can now turn 2D characters in multiple angles, giving them total control over perspectives and 3D movements.
  • The 3D Motion Key Editor lets you manually move character limbs in a three-dimensional space, allowing you to use the Human IK system to drag and balance connecting limbs.

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Body Puppeteering

Use a mouse or any other handheld device to create a character's body animation. Simply select the body parts and puppet behavior, and control the animation as you playback or record in real-time.


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Facial Animation

Facial Puppeteering
  • 10 default profiles instantly define a character's facial animation.
  • Puppeteer with personality thanks to embedded profiles including; Dog, Cat, Horse, Elastic Folks, and other 5 human types.
  • Six emotion styles - neutral, delightful, sad, angry, happy, and surprised; each with advanced select and de-select layer editing capabilities.  

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Facial Key Editor enhanced with Free Form Deformation
  • Select individual or multiple facial features, and puppet their behaviors by dragging the mouse cursor around the editing area.
  • Full control over facial features, mouth openings, eye rolling, emotional expressions, and more.
  • Use sliders to precisely blend unique feature shapes from the Detailed Face Key Settings.


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Audio Scrubbing

Now you can hear the audio at the playhead position as you drag the playhead so that you can quickly find a particular sound in the audio file.

Audio Lip-syncing

Import a WAV file or record your own voice with the built-in audio capture feature. Enjoy a vast phoneme databank that automatically lip-syncs to your image. Text-to-Speech offers better quality for all end-users, plus additional solutions for text-driven voice performances.

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