COMPLETE 2D ANIMATION ENVIRONMENT

  • Categorized movie elements: Actor, Animation, Scene, Prop Dynamics, and Special Effects.
  • In-screen object editing Gizmo (select, transform, opacity, link, flip) and Navigation (camera zoom, pan, rotate) tools.
  • Two Editing Engines: Composer Mode for character and prop setup, and Stage Mode for animation editing.
  • Timeline editor for sequencing animation control.

Content Management System

  • Full editing environment for Actor, Animation, Scene and Special Effects; each with its corresponding content libraries.
  • Drag and drop stage compositing.
  • Drag to replace existing motion clips, or drop directly to timeline destination.

3D Camera System

  • Use the Preview Camera to review scenes, and the Live Camera to animate camera positions with key frames.
  • Customize camera views with pan, rotate, and zoom tools.
  • Quickly switch between Perspective and Orthographic views for a 2D or 3D sensations.
  • Navigate scenes in Perspective mode to experience realistic 3D camera movements.

Smoothly Animate Along a Path

Prepare your Scene with the Safe Zone

Render Style for Vector-based Content

  • Instantly change scene styles to match different project scenarios.
  • Find various color profiles and quickly change color groups to match the tone of the environment.
  • Apply render style to multiple selections at once.

TIMELINE EDITING FOR STORYTELLERS

Multiple-track Selection and Editing

  • Select an object and its subsidiary tracks for fast group editing.
  • Copy & paste, Time Shift, and Time Scale adjustment over multiple element tracks.

Simulate Cartoon Physics with Motion Curves

  • Create cartoon-style animations by applying Transition Curves to Transform Keys, and Time Warp to Motion Clips.
  • Simulate real-world physics like slowing down, speeding up, free falling, bouncing, floating, or accelerating a linear motion clip.

Animate Characters

Animate body motions with up to 16 individual body segment tracks, with facial motion tracks that are divided into voice scripts, morphs and sprite-based categories.
More Facial Timeline features >

Loop or extend motion clips to repeat animation and control speed.

Motion layering allows layer additions over existing motions.

Switch body parts using sprite replacement keys.

Align Clips -
helps you solve sliding issues when combining motion clips with different initial poses or positions.

Animate Props

Key frame editing for opacity, transform, visibility, link, path animation, deformation, sprite switching, and flipping with blending effects.

Motion Layering

  • Transformation
  • Sprite Switch
  • Deformation

Elastic Motion clips for Entry/Exit/Emphasis effects.

FFD Motion clips for free form deformation.

Add motion clips to the quick perform list, to later reuse from the right-click Action menu.