This category is intended for animation software programs and utilities that produce or help in the manipulation, editing, or publishing of animated images.

Animation is a simulation of movements created by presenting a series of images, or frames. Animation starts with separate images and puts them together to form the illusion of continuous motion.

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2D & 3D Animator
Program produces images, titles, banner ads and buttons for web pages or for presentations. It comes with an object-oriented design interface to edit graphics, manipulate text and layers (graphic animations), apply special effects, and then compile the animated graphic all from within the same program.
2d3
Developers of boujou, an automated camera tracker and match mover software.
Abrosoft FantaMorph
Skinable software designed to create image morphing and warping movie, play final effects in real time without exporting to a file. Product description, tutorials, how-to articles, free skins, screenshots, FAQs, and downloads.
Advanced GIF Animator
Tool for creating animated GIF images, banners, buttons, and even movies. Built-in image editor, palette optimization, image size reduction, and multi-language support.
Aesop v.1.5 GIF maker
A tool to create animated advertising banners, buttons, and other graphics for a Website.
Alpha Plugins
Provides high-end filter plug-ins for graphical and video editors such as Adobe Photoshop, After Effects, and Premiere.
Anim8or
Freeware character animation and 3D modeling software. Runs on Windows NT, 9x and 2000 platforms.
AnimatorDV
PC based software for creating stop-motion animation or used as a previsualization tool in film production. Includes features, screenshots, movie samples, support and a demo version available for download.
Animats
Makers of Falling Bodies, a Softimage 3D dynamics plugin to animate fall stunts.
AniTMT
Free flexible program that creates photorealistic animations calculated by the raytracer PovRAY. The calculation may be distributed across any TCP/IP network.
Anthropics Technology Limited
Synthactor enables the delivery of near-broadcast quality human-image video at data rates as low as 300 bytes per second. Provides identity enhancement and changing capabilities, as well as offering cost savings.
Artful GIF Animator
Create impressive and compact animated GIFs for banners, ads and web buttons on the fly.
Ascension Technology Corporation
Makers of motion tracking gear used in character animation real-time simulation, virtual reality, medicine, and biomechanics.
AVI Constructor Pack Software
A serious multimedia tool to quickly create AVI files from image BMP, JPEG, or TGA and sound files AVI or WAV files.
Boris FX
Developer of plug-in technology delivering 3D compositing and vector graphic products for post production, multi-media and web markets.
Boston Dynamics
Provides software and services for animation of lifelike humans in real-time simulation environments.
BTV
Macintosh video application with frame capture features for stop motion, clay, and drawn animation. Includes version overviews, downloads and support.
CelAction
A technology services company specializing in customized hardware and software solutions for animation production companies.
CoffeeCup GIF Animator
Convert GIF, JPEG, and BMP graphics to animated GIFs automatically. Import and export AVI files, or save animations as Flash (.swf). HTML source is generated for easy insertion into Web pages.
Crater Software
Developers of CTP, a 2D software designed to output broadcast quality animated series.
DigiCel FlipBook
Easy to use animation software to scan, shoot, draw or trace animation directly into the computer for painting, playing, and publishing animated movies on film, television and the internet.
Digital Anarchy
Makers of animation tools and special effects software for After Effects, Flash, and Discreet Flame/Inferno.
Digital Juice
Motion backgrounds for non-linear editors and many static backgrounds.
Digital Video
Designed to simplify and speed up the animation production. Includes tools for: importing original pencil drawings and adding adjustments when required; inking and painting; building color models; creating exposure sheets; composting; creating special effects and recording the final images to video or film. Support for the Macromedia Flash formats as output.
Dosch Design
Developer of add-ons for 3D graphics and animation applications.
Easy GIF Animator
Utility that helps to create and edit animated GIF images. Set a variety of options to customize GIF animation. [Win 95/98/Me/NT/2000/2003/XP]
Facial Animation
3d facial animation for performance, character and facial animation. Powerful software for performance animation and facial animation.
FantaMorph
Animation software to morph images (Windows)
Firka
A pencil tester for cartoon animators. Camera movements, dialog framing, visual effects. Downloadable free version.
FluxTime
Vector graphics and animation software tailored around the creative process. It produces images and animations that can be shown locally, on the Internet, or installed as screensavers.
Gifsicle
Open source command line tool for creating, editing, and optimizing animated GIFs.
ImageMatics
StillMotrion Creator is an easy to use interactive software product for creation very low bandwidth flash animations from still images. An animation movie creation and editing software for Web site developers using real images.
Imaja Bliss Paint
A real time animation tool for Mac OS. The interactive live performance, including MIDI, sound, PICT file and live video input, and live video and QuickTime output, and color synthesis are key features.
INUS Technology
Data processing software for reconstruction of a real object.
Joe Alter
Developer of LipService, a facial animation and sculpting tool, and Shave And A Haircut, a hair modeling and animation software. Site offers product information, downloads and support.
Kashmir 3D
Generate photo-realistic images and movies of landscapes using Digital Elevation Model files from the United States Geological Survey and the Swiss Federal Office of Topography. [Win 95/98/NT]
KoolMoves
Flash animation software for creation of text effects, personalized banners, animated clipart, games, slide show presentations, and entire websites.
Ladybug2000 from Neatware
Programmable video player on Windows that can play a variety of formats.
Lost Marble
A 2D-vector-based cartoon-animation application designed to provide a complete set of tools to create animations. Provides a feature called Switch Layers that assists in creating lip-sync animation. [Windows and MacOS]
MatchWare Multimedia Software
Latest software for web design, screen captures, GIF animation and voice email. Product specifications for Mediator6, ScreenCorder, Visual GIF Animator and VoiceMail including demonstrations, online tutorials and ordering.
Media Semantics
Tools for building rich interactive media content hosted by believable cartoon and 3D characters.
Morpheus Software, LLC.
Morpheus is a graphics program that will morph/warp two images or movies in Flash, Animated GIF, and AVI. Tutorials, FAQs, help files, downloads, and information on ordering.
NACDraw
Creates accurate graphics, presentations, games and vector animation with controls, hyperlinks, sounds, music and speech recognition commands.
Northern Lights Productions
Purveyors and developers of various 3D-effect software and hand crafted plugins for Electric Image Universe Animator.
Plastic Animation Paper
Very fast and effective 2D animation software for the professional cartoon animator. Paperless system.
Polhemus
Provider of 3D position and orientation tracking, motion capture, and digitizing solutions.
Reallusion
Consumer software and kernel technologies for facial animation and real-time movie making.
Sothink SWF Quicker
A professional Flash movie maker and also a powerful tool to edit SWF file just the same as you have FLA file.
Sphere
Windows graphics program to relax the user with animated colorful patterns.
Spin Productions
Offers animation, design and effects services, specializing in film titles and longform productions.
Splash Particle System
4D particle effects stand-alone software for 3D animations, by Ant Software.
StoryBoard Artist
Great for print as well as presentation-style storyboards: creates a timeline, and animates, with sound and transitions, exports to HTML and creates links for non-linear stories. [Windows/Macintosh]
The TAB
Animation software based on a new technology that includes an intuitive vector handling technique that uses dynamic control points and an adaptive fill system. From the developers of Toonz. Available both for Windows and Macintosh
Third Wish
Makers of the software Magpie, a tool that helps in the analysis of a recorded voice for lip sync animation.
ThreeDimSim
A 3D mechanics simulation and rendering application. 3D scene is defined by script using simple shapes and imported meshes from 3ds, dxf and stl files. Scenes can be exported as a video clip (avi file) as well.
Toon Boom Technologies Inc.
2D animation software for businesses and individuals. Offers vector-based, resolution independent and multi-layer software systems with multi-format output to HDTV, Film, DVD, Imax and Macromedia FlashTM.
TVPaint Developpement
Makers of computer assisted animation, compositing and special effects software for digital artists, cartoon animators and TV stations. Products include Aura Video Paint, Aura VT, Aura DV and Aura Claymation.
Vicon Motion Systems
Software and systems for motion capture in the animation market, biomechanics and ergonomics.
VolMorph v2.4
Free 3D-volume morphing software with documentation that is intended for research or personal use only. Program will generate and visualize morphing sequences from one polygonal mesh to another. [SGI Irix 6.2, 6.3/Linux/Win 95/98/NT]
WinMorph
Free high performance warping and morphing software.

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