Anime Studio Debut is a fun and easy application that lets beginner animators to easily create their cartoons and give life to their ideas. The application also benefits from a set of video tutorials that will make the learning process easy and will help you start using the program right away.
You can create animations by bone-rigging, which is an efficient and reliable alternative to more complex frame-by-frame animation. The program lets you add a skeleton to any image by creating bones that will overlay certain parts of your image. You can bring your animation to life by moving individual bone points in order to create the motion or the pose you want.
Anime Studio also provides an intuitive and easy to use timeline that will help you control your animations using key frames. These are an important element in developing animations and offer a superior level of organization and speed to your workflow. The program features advanced timeline functions such as editable motion graphs, enhanced interpolation intervals and onionskins.
You can also use a powerful set of drawing tools to draw your animations directly in Anime Studio. The program lets you import your favorite digital artwork or images, as well. These utilities will allow you to easily handle your art to get the result you desire. You can choose from a wide range of pattern brushes and styles to create your own art.
Anime Studio also lets you add soundtracks to your animations and synchronize them with your character's lips. The program lets you record your own audio clips and modify them by adjusting the pitch to fit your animated characters. You can also import existing sound files into your project and adjust their length and timing in your timeline. The Sequencer lets you easily move multiple audio clips to adjust their syncing. The application supports various audio formats, including AIFF, MP3, WAV, and M4A.
For less experienced users the application also provides a Beginner's Mode. This will help you create animations no matter of your experience, providing help about feature or tool you want to use. The built-in tutorials and sample files are also helpful.
Anime Studio Debut will let you easily create and animate hundreds of characters, thanks to its powerful and intuitive Character Wizard. By using this feature, all you have to do is to choose a preset and dial in the body dimensions and proportions. The software will let you choose from a wide range of pre-designed 2D components, including mouths, eyes, hands, feet, noses and heads.
The application lets you import existing images, digital photos or scanned drawings and turn them into vector drawings with only one mouse click. You will be able to add color to your vector art, animate it using bones, or resize it without losing image quality. You can also add various objects to to an imported video.
Anime Studio provides support for Wacom Multi-Touch tablets, allowing you to easily create and edit characters, rotate, pan, scale, zoom in and out of the canvas just by using finger gestures. The application supports Intuos, Bamboo, and Cintiq devices.
This program also lets you save your animations as popular movie formats, including MOV, AVI and Flash (SWF). You can easily share your creations on YouTube, Facebook or other social networks. The Gather Media feature will let you keep all your project files in a single location.
Anime Studio lets you create and design awesome animations by providing new and improved drawing tools. The program features an enhanced Paint Bucket Tool and a brand new Blob Brush Tool. A powerful Eraser Tool is also available and a Reduce Points Tool was recently added to the program. All these tools will help you have more control over your animations and artwork.
Anime Studio lets you focus on your drawings using the Freehand previews. The program lets you have more freedom when creating your animations, making tapering effects and brushes more visible in your workspace. The program also features multi-document support, allowing you to open and work with multiple documents at once. You can navigate through them in a tabbed interface. You can also create and save custom keyboard shortcut configurations.
By using the new Select Shape Tool, you will be able to simultaneously select several shapes. All you have to do is to simply keep the "Shift" key pressed while you click on the desired shapes. The "Alt" key + a mouse click will deselect the clicked object from your group of shapes.
Anime Studio also lets you apply blur effects to a certain layer, allowing you to even use fractions for obtaining a more subtle effect. The content library was completely updated and now provides fresh new content that has been created by experienced animators.
- It's powerful and easy-to-use at the same time.
- Provides a comprehensive collection of features that will make animation easy.
- It may take some time and effort to learn how to use it at its full potential.
- The interface may seem confusing for novice users at first sight.
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