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VPaint is described as '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' and is a Vector Graphic app in the photos & graphics category. There are four alternatives to VPaint for Windows, Linux, Mac and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is OpenToonz, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like VPaint are Synfig Studio, enve and Expressive Animator.

VPaint alternatives are mainly Animation Makers but may also be Vector Graphic Apps or Digital Painting Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of VPaint.
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  1. OpenToonz icon

    OpenToonz

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    36 alternatives to OpenToonz 

    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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    1.  Keyframe AnimationCompositions can be keyframed in OpenToonz, allowing you to change the parameters over time.
    2.  Support for scriptingOpenToonz supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
    3.  Automated TweeningOpenToonz can automatically generate the inbetweens from two keyframes, to carry out a smooth transition.
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    Synfig Studio

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    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
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    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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