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KToon Alternatives

KToon is described as '2D Animation Toolkit designed by animators for animators, focused to the Cartoon Industry' and is an app in the photos & graphics category. There are more than 10 alternatives to KToon for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and BSD. The best alternative is OpenToonz, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like KToon are Synfig Studio, Pencil2D, Adobe Animate and TupiTube.

KToon alternatives are mainly Animation Makers but may also be Digital Painting Tools or Vector Graphic Apps. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of KToon.
This page was last updated May 30, 2016
KToon
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux

KToon is a 2D Animation Toolkit designed by animators for animators, focused to the Cartoon Industry.

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  1. OpenToonz is an animation program that is a free software version of Toonz, the animation software used by Studio Ghibli, amongst others.

  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

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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. 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.

  5. TupiTube

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • BSD

    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.



  6. Pencil

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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

  7. 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.

  8. Toon Boom Harmony Network is the industrial animation software for studios worldwide.

  9. TVPaint Animation

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android

    TVP Animation is the leading paperless drawing and animation tool, able to imitate traditional techniques such as Pen Brush, Gouache, Watercolour, Pencil, Felt-tip and Airbrush, and animate them over frames.

  10. DigiCel FlipBook

    • Mac
    • Windows

    Whether you do 2D, 3D or stop motion Animation, DigiCel FlipBook makes animation easier!

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