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Free and Open Source 2D Animation Software for Linux

Sep 24, 2009, 22:06 (0 Talkback[s])


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"These free 2D animation software is as capable as those that are commercially available so do take time to try them first before emptying your wallet.

"Here are a few Free and Open Source 2D animation software for Linux that you may like:

Synfig is a 2D vector graphics and timeline-based computer animation program that was originally the custom animation platform for the now discontinued Voria Studios. The main goal of the project is to create a program that is capable of producing "feature-film quality animation with fewer people and resources." The program offers an alternative to manual tweening so that the animator doesn't have to draw each and every frame. Synfig is capable of simulating soft-shading using curved gradients within an area so that the animator doesn't have to draw shading into every single frame."

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