Free Synfig Studio Alternatives

    The best free alternative to Synfig Studio is Animation Desk. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Synfig Studio and many of them is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to Synfig Studio are Krita (Free, Open Source), OpenToonz (Free, Open Source), Pencil2D (Free, Open Source) and enve (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Nov 30, 2021

    1. Glaxnimate is a vector graphics animation program which focuses on being quick and easy to use. It's designed to work well with short animations to show on the web, supporting several common web formats like GIF, WebP, Lottie, SVG, and others.
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      glaxnimate can work with vector graphics, which a lot of other alternatives can't
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      mattbas Glaxnimate has a simpler interface
      Positive comment about 1 year ago

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      Very simple vector animation tool.
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    2. Draw your cartoon using frame-by-frame animation. It works just like the old school flipbook but with a modern twist!
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      VPaint was an experimental vector graphics editor based on the Vector Animation Complex (VAC), a technology developed by a collaboration of researchers at Inria and the University of British Columbia, featured at SIGGRAPH 2015.
    3. Bestsnip Animation Studio is a free online tool to create 2D tweening animations directly in your browser without installing anything.
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    4. 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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      This alternative is disputed. TupiTube is still a legitimate alternative to Synfig Studio, but it might have issues that some users think are important.


    5. Create animated presentations and export them to a video file, animated gif or HTML based on SVG and GSAP.
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      A app for android and IOS.
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    6. Brush Ninja is an 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).
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      Stick figure animation program written in Python and PyGame.
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    7. Easytoon is a program that can create small animated gif friendly, a simple sequence of images giving the illusion of movement. It sounds simple written like that but it is quite complicated to implement, finally brief.

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      The project is no longer developed. Final version, 1.9.9, released in November 2010, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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