animation software

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(on Wikipedia)
https://synfig.org/

A cross-platform open-source animation program.

I didn't want to deal with Blender, so I checked this out for simple animations. So far, so good. Even at a glance it could have been done far better, but maybe I can make do.



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Blender logo

(on Wikipedia)
(on Steam)
https://www.blender.org/

A Free and open source 3d creation suite and video editor.

3d editing: Said to be very difficult to use, and it is. There is an argument that in mastering it one gains a huge set of capabilities with one tool. I was unable to get that far.

Video editing: Requires a fair amount of setup, but ends up being reasonable to use. Selecting and moving objects is wonky because I'm used to Inkscape, but I'll get used to it.

  • It has a portable zip, with no install required. Yay!



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