Some applications are not designed to be standalone, they integrate with other apps to give additional features that make the program more functional. Many such programs exist as extensions and plugins. This program is designed to add video animation functions to the popular GIMP image editing program. As a result, GIMP users can start creating animation files and work with video content right from the interface they are already used to.
The program can also work with imported video frames. The possible actions include convert, crop, duplicate, resize or scale.the video. It can also perform reverse or shift sequence, convert frames to images, or split pictures and videos into frames. It also gives the user access to the storyboard where they can add audio tracks, transitions, and many more.
It adds a “Video” menu to GIMP which allows the user to create videos using video filter effects. Other capabilities of the program include its ability to transform images to an animated waving flag, swap content of layers, copy and rotate layers that are queued in the animation sequence. Other features include its ability to work with the transparency of layers and create animations by mapping the active image into a spinning cube.
GIMP Animation Package is licensed as freeware for PC or laptop with Windows 32 bit and 64 bit operating system. It is in graphic plugins category and is available to all software users as a free download.