Brush Ninja Alternatives

    Brush Ninja is described as 'online, browser based, animation tool. It’s an easy way to create simple animations, for free, without the need to learn complex software (or spend a fortune)' and is an app in the Photos & Graphics category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Brush Ninja for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Online / Web-based and Android. The best alternative is OpenToonz, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Brush Ninja are Synfig Studio (Free, Open Source), Pencil2D (Free, Open Source), Storyboarder (Free, Open Source) and Animation Desk (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Sep 16, 2021

    1. OpenToonz is an animation program that is a free software version of Toonz, the animation software used by Studio Ghibli, amongst others.
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    2. Synfig is a free and open-source, industrial-strength, vector-based 2D animation app designed for producing feature-film animations. It eliminates the need to create animations frame by frame. It is available for Windows, Linux, and macOS.


    3. Pencil2D is an opensource animation/drawing software for Mac OS X, Windows, and Linux, based on old Pencil software. It lets you create traditional hand-drawn animation (cartoon) using both bitmap and vector graphics.
    4. Storyboarder makes it easy to visualize a story as fast you can draw stick figures. Quickly draw to test if a story idea works. Create and show animatics to others. Express your story idea without making a movie.
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    5. Animation Desk is a perfect tool for animating, storyboarding, and sketching. It’s an app Loved by professional and amateur animators, Youtubers, and many art lovers. Draw you frame-to-frame animation from scratch, or create animations upon videos, images, PSD layers.
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    6. Enve is a free and open-source 2D animation app. It can create both vector and raster animations and even use sound and video files. It has been created with flexibility and expandability in mind.
    7. Tupi is a design and authoring tool for digital artists interested in 2D Animation, fork of the KToon project, offering an interface experience focused on 8-100 years olds.
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      Pencil is an animation/drawing software for Mac OS X, Windows, and Linux. It lets you create traditional hand-drawn animation (cartoon) using both bitmap and vector graphics.

      Discontinued

      Updated project here: Pencil2D

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    8. Moho has everything you need to make amazing, professional animations. Used in the OSCAR nominated films, The Breadwinner and Song of the Sea, for Best Animated Feature Film.
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    9. 2D animation software. Turn images to animated characters, control characters with your expressions, generate lip-sync animation from audio, accomplish 3D parallax scenes, produce 2D visual effects & quickly customize characters.
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