MonkeyJam Alternatives

    MonkeyJam is described as 'digital penciltest program. It is designed to let you capture images from a webcam, camcorder, or scanner and assemble them as separate frames of an animation. You can also import images and sound files already on your computer'. There are more than 10 alternatives to MonkeyJam for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is OpenToonz, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like MonkeyJam are Synfig Studio (Free, Open Source), Pencil2D (Free, Open Source), Adobe Animate (Paid) and Animation Desk (Freemium).

    This page was last updated May 13, 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. 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.
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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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    8. 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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    9. 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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    10. Toon Boom Harmony Network is the industrial animation software for studios worldwide. BRUSH ENGINE Brushes in Harmony are now better than ever for creative drawing. Draw with your own personal style.
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