A handy and open-source animation production software packed with a bunch of necessary tools required to deliver even demanding animation projects. This software app is highly-advanced and functions as a complete animation suite focused on 2D animation. It is a great software tool for 2D artists that wish to take their obsession to greater levels taking advantage of cutting-edge drawing and animation tools. This app was initially developed to serve as a contemporary modeling and animation suite; however, after it was accepted by Studio Ghibli, the leading animation studio in Japan, the popularity increased and it got released as open-source software in 2016. Now, the software boasts of similar tools used by Studio Ghibli for creating stunning animation films.
Effects and a scanning tool
Interestingly, this software supports sets of intuitive tools for vector and bitmap drawing. It goes on to support advanced algorithms that help for automatic vectorization, scanning, and cleaning up images, as well as features indexed color palettes, various effects & compositing tools, and many other important tools for any animation project. Furthermore, you will find intuitive tools for motion tweening, mesh deformation, motion tracking, automatic, particle filter effects, etc. in this software. It is a comprehensive software suite for 2D artists and animators – with a clean, easy-to-understand interface.
OpenToonz is licensed as freeware for PC or laptop with Windows 32 bit and 64 bit operating system. It is in animation category and is available to all software users as a free download.