Questions tagged [animation]

Animation is the process of transforming still images into a series of images that resemble a movement. Tools that enable you to create or modify animations should use this tag. Tools that show animations as part of a not connected function should not use it.

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what animation/painting software they used in this youtube channel?

my daughter saw the painting animation on this youtube art channel and she loved it! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jCMPerCWfcw&t=53s Now she wants me to learn the application that they used so ...
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Rotoscoping animations

I am looking for a free tool to help me make basic rotoscoped animations. Something that would load a recorded video, split it to frames, then let me draw frames with the loaded movie frame in the ...
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Looking for way to reveal pre-selected prize winner

I need a way put a little showmanship into "picking"/announcing a grand prize winner for a contest. We'll already have the winner picked but want something that will announce it with some pomp and ...
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Easy way to generate smooth GIFs

I have to make an animated poster for an upcoming conference. The posters will be presented on TVs and not printed. Therefore I'm looking for an easy to use software for generating GIFs like this: ...
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I'm looking for software that will allow me to create custom animations to use in my Android application

I have been hunting for something like this for a while and I'm having trouble finding something that meets my criteria. I develop on Mac and I need software that will allow me to create a custom ...
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Javascript animated value api?

I am looking for a javascript animation api/library similar to that found in react-native - but that can be used outside of react-native. The api is animating values - unrelated to the ui element. ...
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What programming language and libraries allow for the easiest creation of a Windows 10 application combining both 2D and 3D elements?

I am in the process of designing and creating a robot for a school project and would like to know the easiest programming language and associated libraries for constructing a program with an ...
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Create high quality scientific animations using python and animation program?

I want to create high quality animations like this one: https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spin-Echo#/media/Datei:HahnEcho_GWM.gif I am completely new to 3D rendering/animations, but I see great, largely ...
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searching for the ways for rendering a runtime created animation to mine character

Is there some sort of the SDK or plugins available in the game world that will allow me to render a runtime or playtime created animation to mine character?
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What is the best tool to create videos like that

I want to create animation videos very similar to the following videos: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VW6cc8fqQVo https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dWiC6SqTBoc From your experience, What are the ...
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Which software for making dynamic graph videos?

while scrolling my YouTube feed, I came across a very pretty video of an animated graph. I am really curious to know which software is needed to make such a graphical representation and how to make ...
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what is the standard way to create cartoon movies?

I need an application to create a short cartoon movie. About 5 minutes long, that's a dialog between two characters while they're walking and running. Searching I found After Effects as a ...
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Library for creating animations with play, pause and a timeline

I've awkwardly built a way to play a series of Matplotlib plots as an animation. However, it has bugs, doesn't embed easily inside of Jupyter Notebook and Matplotlib is a bit overkill for a lot of ...
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Software for creating skeletal animations (FBX) for arcore

I want to create 3d animation models which can be used in arcore android applications. Please tell me which software to use for my purpose.
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Headless rendering/raytracing of 3D animations

I am looking for a 3D rendering/raytracing program that: Runs on Linux Does not force me to use a GUI Can read all job details from a plain text ('job') file What I would like to do is install the ...
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Is there any simple software to make your Comic stripes?

I can make a good hand drawing comic strips, but unfortunately I have no idea how to digitize them. Actually, I want to know the process of converting hand drawn comic strips to digital one. But, this ...
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In search of a tool for modular/layered 2d character sprite generation

I'm currently dabbling in game dev as a pet project and I've got a good prototype running (react/redux) and I'm currently working with nothing but css and emoji. I was thinking about upping my game (...
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What would be a good free user-friendly easy-to-use 3d animation tool?

I've been looking for one for a while now, and I still haven't found one yet. I could really use some help here. Thanks. Blender was one example, but in its current version, it was too complicated ...
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2d animation skins

I am making a rather simple mobile app for my kids. This program is written in Flutter. In this app I would like to create two 2D characters, where each caracter will be able to access different ...
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Is there cheap or free drawing application which has brush with self-improoving brush-stroke

I've seen such in Clip Studio Paint (ex Manga Studio). There is brush that makes such strokes that when you made a stroke it's shape became better: it became more smooth and tips became sharp. It may ...
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I want to animate networks in R

I have a network that has edges defined by an adjacency matrix and nodes whose values are in a vector. I iteratively apply an algorithm to the graph that changes the nodes. I want to visualize how ...
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Could someone recommend software to add animated charts to video?

I am working on a project to animate decibel levels, speed and other information to traffic camera video. I am looking for a Windows 10 software package that would allow me to add the following ...
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How to make an animation with two .ply files?

I have two point cloud of the same object but calculated by different algorithms. And I want to make a such an animation that one point cloud approaches the other to show the difference between the ...
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React plugin to combine photos into an animated GIF

Is there any GIF plugin that combines a list of images and creates a gif.. That should be able to control the time each photo is shown and it should work across photo sizes and also compress the ...
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Drawing software with slight animation capabilities

I am looking for a drawing software which has animation capabilities. That being said, it shouldn't be completely animation oriented. I only need it for the purpose of teaching physics, that is draw a ...
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programmable 3D keyframe animation

I need a 3D animation software that fits these criteria: - able to download 3d models (that I have made in other programs) - able to take a list of coordinates and move from one to another (keyframe) ...
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Program that can track drawing and make an animation?

I'm looking for a program in which you could easily draw and than view the process of your drawing.
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Creating isometric open room models and animations

I'm looking to build these isometric spaces/rooms and eventually add some animation. Short of using Cinema 4D, is there something with an easier learning curve and prebuilt models to 'furnish' the ...
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Sprite-based 2D animation software

I'm making an intro to my game and I need software to do so. I'm looking for sprite-based software where every sprite can have own frame loop plus animated properties like position/rotation/scale/...
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Programming animations for mathematical formulas

I'm trying to make animations to explain mathematical concepts in which formulas would play a big role. I'd need text and formulas to do some simple things like fading in and out, moving, rotating, ...
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What kind of software used to make uniform movements of objects beside pen writings?

What kind of software the instructor used in this video in order to make these circular and uniform motions beside pen writings. It seems like he has defined circular and linear paths for the objects ...
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Software to create animated SVG with movement along path

In the days of Flash in the Macromedia Flash editor it was possible to create animations in .swf or .gif. And it was possible to draw a line and set an animation of an object moving along this line. I ...
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Simulate physics for multiple points movement in 3D

Is there any way I can simulate physics movement of multiple points in kind of closed room 3D environment, with that I also wanted to gather information for each point like it's speed, direction, ...
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Animation tool for basic demonstration

I want to create a demonstrative animation for a video, I am wondering that which tool will be good for that. I know that animation is labour intensive but it will be a waste of time and skill if I ...
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What software did Elon Musk use for the SpaceX presentation

I just watched the presentaton on "Making Life Multiplanetary" by Elon Musk. I wonder what software they are using. I especially want to point out the pretty animations with the different payloads for ...
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Simple 2D Animation software for infographics-like animations

I am looking for a simple 2D animation software to create animated infographics, basically an alternative to Adobe Animate/Flash Pro. I need something that Supports text properly, including Unicode ...
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Animated video overlays for educational videos

Can anyone recommend software for creating overlay animations for educational math videos like this one: https://youtu.be/cuaOfuiD2Ks For those who can't watch the video: I want to be able to ...
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Animating image sprites and outputing scene to gif

I have a requirment to take a bunch of ball images, and animate their locations overtime following a curved path. The scene should ultimately look like a bunch of balls bouncing around in a blower. ...
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Software for 2D stylizing 3D animation?

Is there a software to stylize a 3D animation (make it more 2D when 3D work is done)? To be more specific, I need a software to cut down the process of faking 3D. I know some of them have “automatic ...
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What animation tools to use in developing a Non-English Speech to Sign language translator software?

The system is supposed to provide a real-time translation of speech to sign language. I will be using Kaldi for the speech recognition and python NLP libraries for language processing? However, I don’...
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Make 3D animations

How can I make 3D animations? Like the Overwatch short films? Looking for a software with decent shaders, maybe can model, and of course animate. All of this doesn't have to be in one software but I'm ...
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Generate sheets of animated characters

I need a quick way to generate a grid of perspectives that can later be used to animate a character. I was wondering if there was a software that could automate/facilitate this process, starting from ...
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Software for animating card game

I've created a card game and wanted to make a video tutorial. I have all the card images ready (as PDFs, which I can easily convert), and wanted to know what the best software would be to do this? ...
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Alternative to Prezi

Prezi recently became a paid service. Is there another online tool allowing me to create presentations in Prezi’s style? Prezi can be used to create presentations by moving a "camera" around a 2D ...
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Powerful presentation app that allows animating slides

I've been using Apple Keynote for the past few years. Very effective, very powerful. It's my go-to presentation app. However, I need something more powerful than Keynote, in a sense that I can animate ...
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3-D Movie rendering of parametric NURBS surfaces from time-dependent data

I'm working in academia on the physics of elastic mechanisms. We have our tools for accurately predicting their physical behavior, but the tools are not suited for producing good-looking renders of ...
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Short 2D Animation Video software for HTML5 display

I plan to make a very short 2D animation video (about 1mn to 2mn maximum) that can be viewed in a web browser. My first guess was to use Tupi which generate OGG and MPEG files that I can embed in a ...
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Non-proprietary Presentation / Vector Graphics Animation

I would like a WYSIWYG editor similar to Power Point (or Hyper Card) but the output needs to be readable in a standard way that can be easily embedded in another app without licencing issues. We'd ...
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A GUI program that converts a collection of images to a film

I'm looking for a program that: Has a GUI Is free (= gratis/libre) Works on Windows 7 Can import still frames (i.e. images) and animate them Can add audio to said animation Naturally, I need options ...
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Software to create a map of teammates in the city and moves during the week

I organize a week of events in my city, and I have a team of 10 persons that will be at different places at differents times during the week. I'd like to build a map in which each teammate enter a ...