Make 2D movies and cartoons using 2D visuals. Upload input materials or draw new ones from scratch, work with frame-by-frame animation processes, save profiles for quick configuration. Manage bone rigging, automatically trace the images, enable lip-syncing and physics, motion tracking.
Anime Studio Pro is perfect for professionals looking for a more efficient alternative to tedious frame-by-frame animation. With an intuitive interface, a visual content library and powerful features such as a bone rigging system, automatic image tracing, integrated lip-synching, 3D shape design, physics, motion tracking, a character wizard and more, Anime Studio Pro delivers advanced animation tools to speed up your workflow. Automatic Image Tracing in Anime Studio Pro 8 speeds up production by automatically converting existing artwork and sketches to fully editable vector drawings. With powerful, vector-based drawing tools and the ability to import scanned drawings and images, you can quickly create your own characters and objects in Anime Studio Pro 8.
The revolutionary bone-rigging system provides a fast and efficient alternative to tedious frame-by-frame animation. Add a skeleton to any image by pointing and clicking--then bring it to life while keeping your project organized with the sequencer and timeline. The built-in Character Wizard is the ideal tool for anyone working on concepts or looking for a fast alternative to drawing and rigging each character from scratch. Global Rendering Styles in Anime Studio Pro 8 let you change the overall design of your animation by simply adjusting a couple of settings. The Photoshop document import with support for layers speeds up your workflow.
Real Time Media Connection automatically updates image, movie and audio files in your imported Anime Studio files when edited in an external program, allowing you to make the necessary changes on the fly. Anime Studio Pro 8 enables you to create your own 3D objects by converting your 2D vector layers into 3D Objects, and simulated physics allows you to automate parts of your animations. Import your Poser scenes and combine 2D and 3D animation. Record your own sound clips right within Anime Studio and sync them to your animated characters using the built-in lip synching functionality. Choose from a library of ready-to-use characters, props, scenes, stock audio and video clips, scatter brushes and more to get you animating quickly in Anime Studio. Output video and animation of unlimited length to formats including NTSC/PAL D1/DV Standard and Widescreen; iPhone, iPad and Droid; HDV and HDTV 780p and 1080p; AVI, MOV, Flash and more
What's new in this version:
Free update for owners of Anime Studio Pro 11. Anime Studio Pro 11.2.1 includes major enhancements, such as GIF Export that will help turn your animation into a GIF; Sketch Bones that will allow you to animate bone chains and Additive Cycles that will automatically create continuous movement; as well as many more bug fixes and improvements.