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MonkeyJam. Flooby Nooby: Download Goodies. Resources and References for Animators "Cats Don't Dance" Model Pack (Character Designs, Layouts, and Sketch Poses) "Will Eisner: Theory of Comics & Sequential Art" - Great reference for storyboard artists Walt Disney Sample Portfolio NotesAnimation Resources' Tumblr PageTips on the Run CycleRatatouille Concept Art"The Physics Behind the Basics of Animation" by George NashPrinciples of Traditional Animation Applied to 3D Computer-Generated AnimationVictor Navone's TutorialsChoosing a Career in Visual EffectsActing References from live action films"Reference Reference" - Very large video archives for animators to use for motion referenceEven MORE amazing action reference videos, walks, runs, jumps, everything!

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3 Free Animation Software for Windows. Earlier we have seen a free Pencil animation and cartoon software for Windows, that is a good tool for beginners who are planning to learn animation.

3 Free Animation Software for Windows

In this post now I am going to discuss three free animation software for Windows 7, which are easy to get started. As we all know, commercial applications like Adobe Flash comes with loads of features folded together. Most of the features available are never used by anyone – and many not even know that they even exist. So I’d recommend using these applications if you are a beginner – just to get a brief overview of the animation. Victorian Giotto Giotto comes packed with more than 50 great animated effects that can be applied to both shapes and text, without any coding at all!

Download Victorian Giotto here. Anim8or Anim8or is a light weight portable application for 3D animation. Anim8or’s interface is separated into four sections, each with its own tool set: Zero Budget Software Suite For Filmmakers. Money is, by definition, always a difficult issue for the low budget filmmaker.

Zero Budget Software Suite For Filmmakers

The challenge is in getting as much of your meagre budget up on the screen as possible. With that being the case do you really have the money to throw around on overpriced software packages? Luckily, by the wonders of open source development, just about every £500 software package has its freebie equivalent. These packages give you an entire office set up for every stage of the filmmaking process, from drawing up budgets and schedules, writing your script right through to advanced editing and special effects. The Office Open Office – Equivalent to Microsoft Office MAC/PC/LINUX Word and Excel, absolutely essential in running your office but at an annoyingly high price. Celtx – Equivalent to Final Draft MAC/PC/LINUX If you're going to get anywhere as a writer then you're going to have to make sure your scripts are properly formatted.

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Mooly Segal Animation Portfolio: Tools

This page holds some of the scripts I wrote over the years to help the workflow when animating in Maya. They all emerged at some point or another in my career after me saying something along the lines of: "god damn it!!! Why the hell can't I just do THIS?! " So try'em, play with'em, I would love to hear feedback if there's something you'd like to see or you found a bug. If you do, please send your comments to (or facebook... or whatever works.) To download the script left-click the script headline.

Holy @#$% Maya! Quickly creates wave curves in the graph editor, as well eases in and eases out on selected curves. Opens the current scene file folder in windows explorer. Studio. Open Broadcaster Software - Index. Squared 5 - MPEG Streamclip video converter for Windows XP/Vista/7. MPEG Streamclip lets you play and edit QuickTime, DV, AVI, MPEG-4, MPEG-1; MPEG-2 or VOB files or transport streams with MPEG, PCM, or AC3 audio.

Squared 5 - MPEG Streamclip video converter for Windows XP/Vista/7

MPEG Streamclip can export all these formats to QuickTime, DV, AVI/DivX and MPEG-4 with high quality encoding and even uncompressed or HD video. Video conversion is performed in the YUV color space; you can choose to scale video to any frame size using a professional 2D-FIR scaler (better than bicubic) but you can also leave it unscaled. Other optional video processing features include a powerful motion-adaptive deinterlacer, a field dominance converter, a chroma reinterlacer and an option to perform interlaced scaling instead of progressive scaling. Springboard Storyboard Software. Best Freeware Alternatives To Paid Video Software. Best Free Paint Program. Project DogWaffle Free Edition Gizmo's Freeware award as the best product in its class!

Best Free Paint Program

Runs as a stand-alone program on a user's computer Realistic paint effects and frame-based animation tool Support for only Targa/BMP file formats, lacking only the advanced layer, advance undo/redo function and scripting tools, unappealing interface. 32 bit only Feature limited freeware A portable version of this product is available but not from the developer. Windows 98/ME/NT/2000/XP/Vista/7 The freeware is still at V1.2 while the commercial version is now at 8.

Update: It is getting outdated day-by-day as no new development news released from developer for the freeware version. Krita Simple GUI, supports lots of file formats, packed with lots of features and tools. Big download size, current build does not support windows xp, not very easy to use for newbie artists. 113 MB (64bit) & 108 MB (32bit) 32 and 64 bit versions available Open source freeware There is no portable version of this product available. Color Design. Screenshots. Plastic Animation Paper - PAP:Pro 4.0 for free. Pencil - a traditional 2D animation software. Celtx - #1 Choice for Media Pre-Production. Home. Tools - CloudKid.