Best Animation Software For Beginners


By Atharv Sharma
Published Sept 28, 2021

Hindustan Times


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Want to animate your ideas but don’t know which tools to use? 

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Here are a few animation software you can try out to test the waters

Toon Boom Harmony

Beginners and expert animators both utilise this professional animation software. It is a complete package when it comes to bringing your ideas to life

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Adobe Character Animator

This latest software by Adobe detects your face and voice to animate characters in real-time with ease and speed

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If you are interested in 3D animation, Blender is the feature-rich 3D suite software suitable for beginners

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Pencil 2D

Beginners may use Pencil 2D to start making classic hand-drawn animations on their computers

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Loaded with a variety of assets, Animaker is an online animation tool to help beginners get familiar with animation

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Adobe Animate

Formerly known as Adobe Flash, Animate is a premier animation tool for beginners to start learning how to animate

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Digicel Flipbook

It is one of the most user-friendly animation software, allowing you to create classic frame-by-frame animation

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This open-source software, used to create animated masterpieces such as Spirited Away and Princess Mononoke, is free to use and explore for any beginner animator

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