Kinemac
Kinemac
2.0b32

4.1

Kinemac free download for Mac

Kinemac2.0b32

14 October 2020

Create professional 2D and 3D animations.

Overview

Kinemac is a real-time, 3D animation and presentation program that allows you to create your own professional 3D animations with the simplicity of a 2D presentation tool.

View Gallery of 3D Animations

Just drag your images, text, movies, and songs onto the Kinemac stage to get them into your animation. Kinemac allows you to apply images and movies onto the ready-to-use objects like cubes, cylinders, spheres, tubes, pies, rectangles, disks... which you can easily animate by setting key frames. Also, it lets you quickly create 3D Text and 2D scrolling text (RTF and RTFD) with any kind of font, color, size, shadows, embedded images...

A powerful animation control system based on Bezier curves allows you to carefully control any aspect of the movement such as translations, rotations, resizing, fading, speed, acceleration, and deceleration of any object on the stage. The result is a smooth, professional animation which you can play in real-time/full-screen or export to a QuickTime movie file.

Kinemac uses the latest technologies like the OpenGL engine, QuickTime, and the Cocoa frameworks, making it the ideal application to create advertising for TV, trailers for movies, video-clips, instant scrolling messaging to put "on air" in real time, video content for CD, DVD, Web sites... Also it has been said to be "awesome" to illustrate concepts through 3D animations at conferences, schools, and universities. Kinemac is for OS X only.

Supports the following video cards (not only) with 128MB VRAM (or more):

  • ATI Radeon HD 2600 XT
  • ATI Radeon X1900
  • ATI Radeon X800 XT Mac Edition
  • ATI Radeon 9800 Pro Mac Edition
  • ATI Radeon 9800 Pro Mac Special Edition
  • ATI Radeon 9700 Pro Mac Edition
  • ATI Radeon 9600 Pro Mac Edition
  • ATI Radeon 9600 Pro Power Mac G5 Edition
  • ATI Mobility Radeon 9700 (RV M11)
  • ATI Mobility Radeon 9600 (RV M100)
  • ATI Mobility Radeon X1600
  • NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GT
  • NVIDIA Quadro FX 5600
  • NVIDIA Quadro FX 4500
  • NVIDIA Quadro FX 4400
  • NVIDIA Quadro FX 3450
  • NVIDIA Quadro FX 3400
  • NVIDIA GeForce 7800 GTX 512
  • NVIDIA GeForce 7800 GTX
  • NVIDIA GeForce 7800 GT
  • NVIDIA GeForce 6800 Ultra DDL (NV40)
  • NVIDIA GeForce 6800 GL DDL
  • NVIDIA GeForce Go5200 (NV34M)
  • NVIDIA GeForce FX 5200 Ultra (NV34)
  • NVIDIA GeForce2MX

What's new in Kinemac

Version 2.0b32:

Note: Now requires OS X 10.13 or later

  • Kinemac is now a 64 bit application and it runs on macOS 10.13+
  • Successfully tested on Catalina
  • Kinemac is now a "Notarised by Apple" application.
  • Tuned up for Retina Displays
  • New GUI and double resolution icons.
  • GUI with Light mode and Dark mode.
  • Export animation to 4K images and movies (if your graphic card allows - usually yes).
  • New trackpad gestures to easily and quickly manage the views, the cameras and the objects in a dynamic way. e.g. Pinch to zoom the view, Control-Two-Fingers-Drag to rotate the view, Command-Two-Fingers-Horizontal-Drag to dynamically Forward-Rewind the playback point…
  • Implemented the Copy-KeyFrames on the Beziers Window. Select the keyframes then copy and paste them at a new Playback point. This feature is useful to duplicate and repeat a given behaviour as a movement, a sprite-light-color-change…
  • You can create and open as many Stage windows as you like (select the "Window:New Window" menu item) and see the animation playing synchronously. You can move the new window to a different screen.
  • On the Stage view you can now click on an empty area then drag to select the objects. Hold down the Shift key ⇧ and drag to deselect the objects fallen within the crop area.
  • Smoother click-and-drag of the sprite-cameras and the sprite-lights on the stage.
  • The Sprite window (timeline) can now be horizontally zoomed using the pinch gesture on the trackpad. Double "two-fingers-tap" to reset the 1:1 zoom.
  • The modal windows are now sheets attached to the current window.
  • The old QuickTime framework has been dismissed. Kinemac now uses the AVFoundation frameworks which guarantees smothest and top quality exported movies .
  • Increased the default quality (bitRate) of the exported movies.
  • Added the slider "Quality" to the "Export To Movie" panel.
  • Improved the Bezier window drawing quality and user interaction (zoom, drag, pan, copy/paste, editing curves…
  • Improved the quality of the default object-textures as cubes, spheres… the static lights and the global light.
  • Improved the compatibility to the SVG to import and extrude/revolve.
  • Fixed a bug on the Motion Blur editing panel.
  • Several fixes and general improvements.

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How would you rate Kinemac app?

17 Reviews of Kinemac

Groovemachine
05 February 2008
Version: 1.6

Most helpful

SithLord, you can't blame the developer for not developing for such an old operating system. Most people now are either on Tiger or Leopard. If you're going to give him a 1 star review, don't just do it because he didn't develop it for your outdated system. Write a real review on the actual app, not how Panther can't run it, please.
(6)
1
eugenefotograf
07 July 2020
Version: 1.9.0
No longer works with Mac with Catalina installed, so until it is upgraded it is therefore useless for us using the latest Mac operating system!
(0)
Maclover1-1
08 October 2016
Version: 1.9.0
I got this at a special on here in June 2014.. I thought they were having a sale because they were going to update it.. but no, they just refiled their pockets ;0) Considering all MacOS Core changes since 2012.. would be nice seeing them adapt.. or breathe even?! The World did not come an end remember.
(0)
Malby
09 January 2016
Version: 1.9.0
There haven't been any updates since 2012 - are the developers of Kinemac still active with this product?
(0)
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4.5
Eric-J-Dietrich
05 April 2013
Version: 1.9.0
Amazing software that our business can't live without... and the support is tremendous! It's great to know support is there to help and I really appreciate it!
(0)
5
AmirAlkhafaji
04 October 2012
Version: 1.9.0
Kinemac is the best animation software I have ever seen for the MAC. The people that deal with customers service are incredible. They are so thoughtful and kind in responding to questions and updates. They have met and exceeded all of my needs.
(0)
SickTeddyBear
28 September 2012
Version: 1.9.0
Currently available for only $49.99 via the BundleHunt Mega Fall Bundle (expires October 10th): http://bundlehunt.com
(1)
5
Tcalandrello
06 September 2012
Version: 1.9.0
Kinemac is amazing and easy to use. The tutorials on the site can get you up and running quickly so you can create impressive animations in no time. Also, the support is AWESOME! I had a licensing issue come up so I sent the support team an email. Not only did they respond almost immediately, but they solved my problem right away. Highly recommended!
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4.5
MattL-12
24 August 2012
Version: 1.9.0
The software is great for what it does and the ability to create your own independent app is FAB. It has NOT crashed on me yet. I do not like that it "phones home" for verification, though I understand why. However, upgrading machines or transferring from one to another becomes an issue when you have to wait for the license to be reset.
(1)
5
Steve-DiFranco
18 July 2012
Version: 1.9.0
What a great product at a great price! I tripped over this software while looking for an easy to use graphic animation program. VERY easy to use, and the best part is the customer service. As you get into using the program, you will have questions for sure, and these guys actually reply to emails in a timely fashion. I'm a real customer that is very satisfied with this product. Steve DiFranco
(0)
5
videocc
31 May 2011
Version: 1.8.3
Kinemac is an oustanding 3D solution for a non-technical editor like me. They're templates make it easy to produce broadcast quality animations. In addition their customer support is outstanding. They're prompt, courteous and helpful. Bob Chesney
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Cyberchoy
29 May 2011
Version: 1.8.3
The interface is pretty ituitive and Very simple and easy to use. A few minor issues for registration but fast response from the developer makes it a very minor issue.
(0)
3
Darren-Grant
12 February 2011
Version: 1.8.3
This could be a great package it makes some fantastic animations but has a draconian registration system and crashes a lot so I can't recommend it for real production work.
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Philbach
05 February 2008
Version: 1.6
Kinemac 1.6 was released on February 5, 2008. I am a home user and use 3d applications for Titles most of the time. Kinemac is an outstanding program. Its easy to learn. Its support pages are only around 80 versus thousands for more traditional 3d applications. The use of paths for animation, multiple cameras. The able to apply movie textures to various objects makes this application a pleasure to use and it works nicely with Motion 3, FCP and just about any Quicktime application. It does not create objects but has a nice supply of primitives and can import Object and SVG files as well. I highly recommend this program and would suggest you look at some of its creations on the kinemac web site.
(5)
Groovemachine
05 February 2008
Version: 1.6
SithLord, you can't blame the developer for not developing for such an old operating system. Most people now are either on Tiger or Leopard. If you're going to give him a 1 star review, don't just do it because he didn't develop it for your outdated system. Write a real review on the actual app, not how Panther can't run it, please.
(6)
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4
Anonymous
29 September 2005
Version: 0.8.0b
This is a great program for animations and movie making as you can read its for G5 or G$ with last cards for video. The kwality is perfect!!
(0)
Anonymous
03 August 2005
Version: 0.6.2b
If you have Tiger, you can click on the Download Now link. If you have Panther, go to the site and download the Panther version.
(0)
Anonymous
23 June 2005
Version: 0.3.8b
Further to my comment below, the beta has now expired and AFAIK, there is no update on the website.
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4.1

App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • macOS 10.13.0 or later
License: 
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