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Limber for After Effects Alternatives

Limber for After Effects is described as 'Limber is an IK system for After Effects that uses shape layers to make customizable limbs for character animation. Limber has controls for styling the shape and colors, dynamically preventing animation ‘pops’, smoothly blending between IK and FK, foreshortening one half of a' and is an app. There are seven alternatives to Limber for After Effects for Windows, Mac, Adobe After Effects, Linux and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is Synfig Studio, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Limber for After Effects are enve, Expressive Animator, DragonBones and Rubber Hose 2.

Limber for After Effects alternatives are mainly Animation Makers but may also be Vector Graphic Apps or Game Development Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Limber for After Effects.
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    Synfig Studio

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    55 alternatives to Synfig Studio 

    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.

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    1.  Automated TweeningSynfig Studio can automatically generate the inbetweens from two keyframes, to carry out a smooth transition.
    2.  Keyframe AnimationCompositions can be keyframed in Synfig Studio, allowing you to change the parameters over time.
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    enve

    • Windows
    • Linux
    52 alternatives to enve 

    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.

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    1.  Support for Layersenve supports the organization of elements through a hierarchical order that can be manipulated/viewed independently.
    2.  Keyframe AnimationCompositions can be keyframed in enve, allowing you to change the parameters over time.
    3.  Works Offlineenve can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
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    Expressive Animator

    • Online
    67 alternatives to Expressive Animator 

    Create beautiful 2D motion graphics and vector animations for any platform in matter of minutes.

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    1.  Works OfflineExpressive Animator can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    2.  Keyframe AnimationCompositions can be keyframed in Expressive Animator, allowing you to change the parameters over time.
    3.  Dark ModeExpressive Animator supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    4.  PortableExpressive Animator can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    5.  Automated TweeningExpressive Animator can automatically generate the inbetweens from two keyframes, to carry out a smooth transition.
    6.  LightweightExpressive Animator consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    7.  Support for LayersExpressive Animator supports the organization of elements through a hierarchical order that can be manipulated/viewed independently.
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      DragonBones

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      • Windows
      12 alternatives to DragonBones 

      DragonBones has a skeletal animation design panel named "DragonBonesDesignPanel" and a 2D skeletal animation library based on ActionScript.

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Pack images into a texture atlas, which results in more efficient rendering in your games. Export DragonBones and Egret MovieClip data with JSON data format.
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      Rubber Hose 2

      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Adobe After Effects
      40 alternatives to Rubber Hose 2 

      Rubber Hose is an After Effects tool for animation rigging. Connect layers from Illustrator and Photoshop into two new stretchy rigs – RubberPin and RubberRig. Style hoses unlike ever before. Major speed updates and key-frame baking let you work faster.

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      Duik

      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
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      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.

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      1.  Animation RiggingDuik supports bone structures to manipulate a 3D model like a puppet for animation.
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        Joysticks n Sliders

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        • 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.

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        1.  Animation RiggingJoysticks n Sliders supports bone structures to manipulate a 3D model like a puppet for animation.
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