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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Animation / Presentation software somewhere between PowerPoint and After Effects?

I've used PowerPoint for 15 years+ for presentations and animations. Despite it's reputation (death by powerpoint, wall of text slides, etc) Powerpoint can actually do pretty neat things with ...
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Sprite sheet making software

I need a free sprite sheet editor that outputs this information in something like JSON for each frame of a pixelated image: export default class AnimationFrame { constructor(public pivotX: number, ...
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free software to create lottie animated stickers for telegram

I know telegram uses the lottie format by Adobe After Effects - See here I would like to make some tests and I don't want to spend money purchasing Adobe software licenses for that. How can I do high-...
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JavaScript library for turning dust into text (the reverse effect of Thanos' snap)

I have found libraries of turning images and text into dust, like how Thanos turns half of the mankind into dust in Avengers. However, I am looking for a library that turns dust into text, which is ...
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Animate Illustrated Images

I'm looking for some free software that can make an illustration into a video. So if I have an illustration of a carrot I want the software to make a video zooming in and out of the carrot, making the ...
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Animation program for drawing primitive shapes with color, moving them, adding text and images, with smooth transitions

I want the ability to animate a scene where I can draw boxes, circles, text, and other things like images, and be able to record it. I figure I will need my own recording software, but that is ...
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2D vector graphics library to facilitate 2D inverse kinematics

I have looked at many SVG drawing libraries but have not seen any that support or even make implementing 2D IK reasonably efficient. I was excited to find the Godot engine since it has all the support ...
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Advice on HTML5 development framework for simulations?

I am developing simulations for optometry to test students ability to use the examination equipment (refractors, retinoscopy, slit lamps etc) for a range of patient cases. I am used to JavaScript, PHP,...
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How can I record videos and replace myself with a cartoon avatar?

I like writing short stories in Chinese, and I'm tempted to narrate them and upload them to YouTube. However, I'd like to use some kind of animated avatar, like this: Learn HSK 6 Vocabulary 2500/...
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software for simple 3D mechanical animation

I am very fluent with SketchUp for my mechanical engineering needs. What I need is to make the parts move as in this Tiktok videos: Would be grateful for an advice!
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Suitable software for animating technical diagrams?

What are some suitable programs for making animated illustrations of technical diagrams, e.g., communication over a computer network, data flow through deep neural network architectures, image ...
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Software for high quality Animations

Hey I'm trying to make a promotion video for an app and was wondering how they do something like this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wkhRnmLxKH4 I have no experience with animating, just with video ...
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2D Animation app for Android

I'm looking for an Android app to create 2D animations by drawing. I know FlipaClip and Animation Desk, but none of them support the feature I'm wanting. I want to be able to have some static layers (...
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3D animation software for anatomy

I am looking for a 3D animation software to create an animation of the anatomy of the neck while swallowing, but i have no experience at all with any 3D animation software. Also, it would be best if ...
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What is the software to use to render 3d animations of animals?

Supposed that I want to create 3d animations of cats moving around in a tree or interacting with other cats and animals, what is the animation software for this? Also, would these software come with ...
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Python Library recommendation for online traveling salesperson problem animation

I'm fairly new at Python and do not have experiences with any library other than matplotlib for graphs. I want to implement the online traveling salesperson problem with a single traveling object and ...
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JS library or CSS to achieve stacked card animation like advisable

I am inspired by the live dynamic auto animated stacked card on Advisable Is there a JS library or CSS animation pack which I can use to achieve a similar result. So far I have found one library which ...
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Is there any free software for converting SVG/CSS animations to video, for Windows, YouTube compatible, high quality, automatically runnable?

I'm trying to convert the output from SVG/CSS animations to video so that I can, for example, show it on YouTube to colleagues whose browsers can't handle the original. By SVG/CSS animation, I mean ...
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Software for creating HTML5 Interactive animation & 3D animation

I'm working on an interactive animation project in HTML5. Currently I'm using Adobe animate cc, but animate cc does not support 3D animation in HTML5 document. I'm looking to switch to some other ...
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Best software for interactive info graphics

I have a wide touch screen wall, I'm building a interactive info graphic. Which software is recommended for building HD interactive infographic with animations. The animated elements I'm looking for ...
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Animating math and physics with Javascript

I love math, physics, animations and JS. For my project, I want to create modern (interactive) animations with JS that I can include on our React.js (Gatsby) website. Which tools are great for ...
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Face builder equal

Is there an open source software that does what Keen tools does ? I can't afford the face builder and I really loved using it for a short time. Thank you.
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Looking for software that can calculate the amount of light incident on a surface

I have a CAD mock-up of 16 screws attached to a planetary gear system that rotate and revolve around the central axis. Now suppose there is light source far away and is oriented such that direction of ...
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Paint tool for OS X with specific features

I am using gimp as my paint program for game graphics, but I want something that have auto straight tool, make the line straight, and isometric grid. I will like program for Sketching and low-poly art....
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Any JS library to do animation on scroll?

I visited a website https://www.beargrylls.com/ and found a awesome animation on scroll. There are few famous libraries like scrollmagic and AOS for on scroll animation but I did not able to do ...
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Creating dynamically changing histogram

I want to create a dynamically changing histogram showing 10 columns with the biggest values that changes over time: values change, new columns appear if their values in top-10 and old can disappear ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...