AlternativeTo Logo

Apps with 'Animation Rigging' feature

  1. Blender icon
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • PortableApps.com
    • Haiku
    • Steam
    148 alternatives to Blender 

    Blender is the free and open-source 3D creation suite. It supports the entirety of the 3D pipeline—modeling, rigging, animation, simulation, rendering, compositing, video editing, and motion tracking.

     Suggest and vote on features
    Features
    1.  3D SculptingBlender offers tools to push, pull, smooth, grab or pinch to manipulate a 3D model.
    2.  Keyframe AnimationCompositions can be keyframed in Blender, allowing you to change the parameters over time.
    3.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsBlender can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    4.  Animation RiggingBlender supports bone structures to manipulate a 3D model like a puppet for animation.
    5.  Node BasedBlender supports node editing, a form of visual programming that gives you full control over the rendering.
    6.  Physically-Based RenderingPrecise rendering method for Blender to represent of how light interacts with material properties.
    7.  Motion CaptureYou can capture and modify/animate faces, gestures, movements or objects within the Blender.
    8.  Parametric ModelingBlender can change the shape of model geometry as soon as the dimension value is modified.
    9.  Support for scriptingBlender supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
    Cycles is Blender’s ray-trace based production render engine.
    Top 3 alternatives
  2. Adobe Animate, previously Adobe Flash Professional, is an authoring environment (IDE) that can produce interactive solutions for running inside web browsers or for the desktop.

     Suggest and vote on features
    Features
    1.  Keyframe AnimationCompositions can be keyframed in Adobe Animate, allowing you to change the parameters over time.
    2.  Pressure SensitivityAdobe Animate can change attributes like thickness or opacity, based on how much force you apply to your stylus/finger.
    3.  Animation RiggingAdobe Animate supports bone structures to manipulate a 3D model like a puppet for animation.
    4.  Automated TweeningAdobe Animate can automatically generate the inbetweens from two keyframes, to carry out a smooth transition.
    5.  Support for scriptingAdobe Animate supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
    6.  Works OfflineAdobe Animate can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    7.  Support for LayersAdobe Animate supports the organization of elements through a hierarchical order that can be manipulated/viewed independently.
    8.  Onion skinningAdobe Animate allows you to see through several frames simultaneously and make sure the lines of each frame are correctly lined up.
    Screenshot
    Top 3 alternatives


  3. AnimeEffects icon
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    9 alternatives to AnimeEffects 

    AnimeEffects is a 2D keyframe animation tool based on deformation of polygon meshes. You can easily operate, quickly shape your idea, and remake at any time if you have changed your mind.

     Suggest and vote on features
    Features
    1.  Animation RiggingAnimeEffects supports bone structures to manipulate a 3D model like a puppet for animation.
    Screenshot
    Top 3 alternatives
  4. Animated 3D characters. No 3D knowledge required. Rapidly create, rig and animate unique characters for design projects.

     Suggest and vote on features
    Features
    1.  Animation RiggingMixamo supports bone structures to manipulate a 3D model like a puppet for animation.
    Top 3 alternatives
  5. E-mote is an engine which can create smooth and stereoscopic animation in a few steps from the character's 2D illustration. You can easily and dynamically move the expressions, orientations, limbs of standing pictures characters and make it look 3D.

     Suggest and vote on features
    Features
    1.  Animation RiggingE-mote Free Movie Maker supports bone structures to manipulate a 3D model like a puppet for animation.
    Screenshot
    Top 3 alternatives
  6. Cascadeur icon
    • Windows
    • Linux
    4 alternatives to Cascadeur 

    Make realistic 3D animation from scratch or improve mocap, all while retaining full control over the results. Cascadeur is a standalone software for creating keyframe animation of 3D characters, humanoid or otherwise.

     Suggest and vote on features
    Features
    1.  Animation RiggingCascadeur supports bone structures to manipulate a 3D model like a puppet for animation.
    Screenshot
    Top 3 alternatives
  7. Duik icon
    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    2 alternatives to Duik 

    Duik is a comprehensive animation and rigging toolset for Adobe After Effects. It provides the main rigging tools, found in any 3D software, like IK, controllers, and bones, which you can use in any 3D software, but adapts them to 2D animation in After Effects.

     Suggest and vote on features
    Features
    1.  Animation RiggingDuik supports bone structures to manipulate a 3D model like a puppet for animation.
    Structures panel
    Top 3 alternatives
  8. A free automatic character rigging software.

     Suggest and vote on features
    Features
    1.  Animation RiggingAccuRIG supports bone structures to manipulate a 3D model like a puppet for animation.
    2.  3D SculptingAccuRIG offers tools to push, pull, smooth, grab or pinch to manipulate a 3D model.
    3.  Procedural ModelingAccuRIG can create or modify 3D models and textures based on a sequence of rules.
    Screenshot
    Top 3 alternatives
  9. Joysticks n Sliders icon
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Adobe After Effects
    2 alternatives to Joysticks n Sliders 

    Joystick controllers are commonly used in 3D character rigging for facial animation. With this tool, you simply set five consecutive keyframes to represent your origin, right, left, top, and bottom extremes.

     Suggest and vote on features
    Features
    1.  Animation RiggingJoysticks n Sliders supports bone structures to manipulate a 3D model like a puppet for animation.
    Screenshot
    Top 3 alternatives
  10. Comixon is an innovative communication culture of comic strip stories inside an easy-to-use, social media app. Get creative and turn your photos into captivating comic-strips to share with friends and family. Comixon has two zones: A Writing zone, and a Reading zone.

     Suggest and vote on features
    Features
    1.  Animation RiggingComixon supports bone structures to manipulate a 3D model like a puppet for animation.
    Discontinued

    The app is no longer updated. Last version, 1.5, released in October 2017, can be still downloaded from the Appstore

    Screenshot
    Top 3 alternatives
AlternativeTo