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Simple 2D Animation software for infographics-like animations

Some additional tools besides the one you mentioned. This 3 are compositing tools similar to After Effects. You can export as a movie and convert them to gif after. Hit Film Express https://hitfilm....
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Programming animations for mathematical formulas

I would strongly recommend trying the Jupyter notebooks environment with one of several plotting libraries that support animation. This combination lets you combine, on a single notebook page, text ...
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Sprite-based 2D animation software

Synfig Studio is generally the go-to OSS tool for 2D animation It is certainly a bit overkill, but Blender is a very capable animation tool, and while totally geared towards 3D animation it can ...
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Make 3D animations

The best answer is Blender 3D: it can do all that you need and more Free, Gratis & Open Source Full 3-D modelling up to photo-realistic results if desired Animation and Rendering including moving ...
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A good simple animation program for technical animations?

You can use Synfig Studio with this plugin, but the UI is horrible and takes awhile to learn which is why I wouldn't recommend it. What I suggest is Animatron. Note, it's a web application, but you ...
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Convert video to APNG

Ezgif now supports video to APNG conversions. http://ezgif.com/video-to-apng You can upload any video format supported by ffmpeg, and select duration, resolution and frames per second.
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Free GIF animator

http://ezgif.com/maker is one of the best web based GIF creators/editors. free and no watermarks great quality and sane file size/count limits display time can be set for each frame, as well as loop ...
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Stop motion animation software

Although I haven't tried any of the software myself, I have found a couple that might be of interest (none of them is open source, however). First, if your son knows and likes working with Animator ...
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Software for 2D stylizing 3D animation?

Blender does all of what you already want and with 2.8 coming out soon it's going to be a HUGE game changer to 2d animation. As you can see from this film. Blender's free and open source (programmed ...
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programmable 3D keyframe animation

Seeing your question caused "Blender" to pop into my alleged mind. A quick search for "Blender animation with parameters" resulted in the top return being a StackExchange answer from the Blender group....
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Is there any simple software to make your Comic stripes?

I would recomend Inkscape or gimp for free ( illustrator & photoshop alternative). I use Afinity photo & designer each cost around 50$ if you can afford you will love them. Don't forget to ...
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Is there any simple software to make your Comic stripes?

Since you can draw well, you can scan your comic stripes, then with a photo editor extremely enhance the contrast so to have it in pure black and white (open source software for this can be gimp, ...
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Is there any simple software to make your Comic stripes?

Krita is an Open Source suite for artists, directly competing with proprietary tools used in the industry such as Clip Studio Paint. Unlike Gimp, which is an image manipulator, Krita is made for ...
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software for simple 3D mechanical animation

Blender 3D is a free and open source animation software that despite not being specifically targeted at CAD work, Solid modelling or mechanical rigging, is great at animation rendering and ...
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Program that can track drawing and make an animation?

Deviantart Muro allows you to draw in your browser and after you click "Done" you can go to your "Sta.sh" where you can "Watch Redraw". It even allows you to adapt the speed in which you view your ...
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Animated video overlays for educational videos

I would suggest taking a look at MoviePy which is: Free, Gratis & Open Source Cross Platform including Linux, Mac & Windows (there is even a docker image available). It allows a wide range ...
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Animating image sprites and outputing scene to gif

The ultimate free tool for doing this sort of work, (but with quite a steep learning curve), is Blender 3D which is a modelling, rendering, animation, video creation and editing suite - there is even ...
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What kind of software used to make uniform movements of objects beside pen writings?

As mentioned in my other answer, many physics simulations are programmed in order to perform specifically the task expected for the tutorial. A contributor of Khan Academy, 3Blue1Brown, answers in ...
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What kind of software used to make uniform movements of objects beside pen writings?

It's a bit unclear, how many different simulations you need and whether you want to create your own ones or not. Creating own simulations can be a time consuming task, since you need to define which ...
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Simulate physics for multiple points movement in 3D

To be able to do the point movement you inherently need to know every points position, (X,Y,Z), and Velocity (dx/dt, dy/dt, dz/dt), otherwise you can't plot the current frame with the position and ...
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What software did Elon Musk use for the SpaceX presentation

According to this thread on Reddit somebody saw the presentation running on a Mac and therefore suspects them to use Apple Keynote.
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Simple 2D Animation software for infographics-like animations

To close the loop on this, I ended up with Moho Pro 12, formerly known as Anime Studio Pro. The retail price is $400, so above the budget, but (at the time of writing) Amazon.com sold it for $199, so ...
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Generate sheets of animated characters

I believe there is a version of Krita specifically for animation. Search for "Krita Animation Release" for the latest version. I am not an animator, but I use Krita for static doodling. Good Luck.
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Software for animating card game

Blender is probably the best. Free, and it competes with top tier software like 3DS Max and Maya. But if you are looking for an alternative, you could try Unity or Unreal Engine. While they are game ...
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Alternative to Prezi

Have a look at Sozi. It's a free client side software. Sozi is a zooming presentation editor and player. Unlike in most presentation applications, a Sozi document is not organised as a ...
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Alternative to Prezi

Indeed there very excellent free alternatives to Prezi, below is one such example: Focusky Focusky, a user-friendly platform to help you create non-linear multimedia presentations with ...
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Short 2D Animation Video software for HTML5 display

I love Express Animate: http://www.nchsoftware.com/animation/ It can output a Mp4 video, but also export a Html5 version modifying the obects using JavaScript, so you only have the original assets ...
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Short 2D Animation Video software for HTML5 display

Adobe Animate CC (flash) can do exactly this - render vector animation on HTML5 canvas with javascript, but it's 10€/month or so. IMO it's worth the money if you have some income (and if not, internet ...
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Non-proprietary Presentation / Vector Graphics Animation

LibreOffice Impress has the following features: Free, Gratis & Open Source Cross Platform (Windows, OS-X & Linux) Just about all of the power of PowerPoint Export as html with a choice of ...
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