In my previous couple of articles, I had spoken about the Animation Desk App that lets you create some magnificent creations over your smartphones. This 3-year old animation application comes infused with some exciting and wonderful features that keep you glued to it for a reasonable amount of time. Well, there’s no reason to think that this is is the only animation app available in the market. If we take a careful look we will get to meet some of the best animation apps which could successfully bring out the animator within us. These animation apps help us to create our own animated movies with great ease. Isn’t it great? The very thought of creating our own anime is so very exciting!
As I stated earlier, it’s not only the Animation Desk App which is available to unleash your artistic front, there exists a bouquet of animation apps which can give you the best animation experience ever. It’s not possible to speak about all the available apps, but I would definitely introduce you to some of the best applications.
Best Animation Apps that one can come across:
Abrosoft FantaMorph Pro- Gone are the days when you would stay contented with your simple photographs that would be clicked on cameras. Creating pictorial effects were something that we could hardly think of. But now, times have changed. Simplicity has taken the backseat. Adding special animated effects to your snaps seems to be the order of the day. The Abrosoft FantaMorph Pro is considered as the best animation software for animating your photos. Although the software is not available for free, you can easily download the free trial version on your PC. It allows you to use from a wide variety of options that are available for morphing your images and creating anime effects.
Cartoon Studio Pro- Available for the iPhones and iPads, the Cartoon Studio Pro helps you to create your own cartoons. The application works by creating by creating different cartoon cells that can be played back in the form of a movie. Well, the annoying part of this anime app is that it’s only available at the app store for the iPhone users. The Android users are being refrained from using this application. It can be purchased from the App Store for $1.99. It gives you the opportunity to share your creation onsocialocila-networking platforms like Twitter and Facebook.
Animation Creator HD- This particular animation app is crafted mainly for iPads. It comes packed with a hell lot of features like full screen editing, scrub tool, paint brush, image import, line tool, rectangle to name a few. For an iPad animator, the Animation Creator HD serves as a full-fledged animation studio. Moreover, this animation tool allows to upload your creations on the YouTue and HD platforms or public viewing. So now, nothing can stop you from getting famous!
Animate It!- This application gains its usefulness among professional animators, storyboard artists, game developers to name a few. No added tools, just use your fingers for operation. This app has the potential of teaching the younger ones how to create cartoons and in no time they will be creating their own. It helps you to frame animation sketches and manikin on your Android devices. This animation app comes for free for all the Android users on the Google Play Store. Just press the install button and start animating. If you’re bent on playing sports and dance, trhis app proves to be benificial for you. Let’s have a look at some of the features of this anime tool:
- Creation and editing of animation clips. Each clip contains upto 32 frames. You can play the animated clip right on spot and even after editing. The choice is yours.
- You can select character.
- Enabling of the previous and next frame ghost.
- You can select your desired skin for your character.
- The users skin can be added upto 10 png images.
Anima8or- Adding on to the list of some magnificant animation tools comes the Anima8or. The best part is that it can be downloaded for free on your Windows PC. Brimming with interesting features, this animation application allows you to create and animate your own character, draw the background and create sound. Moreover, you can release your own anime and share it on the social platforms.
Animation Express- This anime tool is basically the free version of the other anime tool Animation Studio. It comes for free for the iPhone users. It assists you by creating animations through painting and drawing. It allows you to create background score which give your creation a professional getup. Although the application doesn’t possess much features to boast, it can be even used by those who are looking forward to kick start their animation journey with a free version.
Sketch Box Pro- This is one such anime application tool that has its availability both on the Android and iOS platforms. It’s a drawing app whose interface draws similarity with he Abode Photoshop. Well, for all the novices, a free version titled Sketchbook Express is also available. You can try out this free version before going for the paid one.
Stickman Animation Maker- Are you interested in becoming a comic artist or a Creative Animation Director? Then this is the appropriate app for you. Available for the Android platforms, it lets you create your comic characters with proper animation. Other than this, you can also make your own storyboards and innovative comic strips. On installation of this application, your Android device will be your tool to your imagination. Stickman Animation Maker turns out to be the best help when it comes to playing pranks on your pals. You can scare them by making horrifying short films.
FotoMorph- When it comes to free animation software for the Windows OS, FotoMorph is the name that comes to our mind. It’s one of the best animation apps that has some mindblowing features to edit and enhance our creation. Basically, this app has been designed to create real time anime movies. It has got an easy-to-use interface where you can create funny characters within minutes.
Final verdict on Animation Apps:
Each of the above-described animation apps has its own share of advantages and disadvantages. Each and every anime application is interesting in its own way. It would be foolish of you to frame any app the best or the worst based on its current functionaility. It’s better to use your common sense while using these apps and to deal with the problem with utmost patience. I hope that this article will help you to finalise on the base and appropriate amime tool for yourself.