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0.6.4
21 August 2019

Simple animation planning tool.

iMacintoshPower
04 January 2011

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plain and simple animation app and its FREE! wow i tried this app before, and was kind of amazing from its basic animi tools. it is not advance like it said but it is pretty good. and save lots of money in your wallet beside purchasing another animations app for your mac. i'v been searching another free animation app and this the only app thats free for anyone out their.
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Version 0.4.4b

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SickTeddyBear
02 July 2013
This has been forked and replaced by Pencil2D: http://www.pencil2d.org
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Version 0.4.4b
iMacintoshPower
04 January 2011
plain and simple animation app and its FREE! wow i tried this app before, and was kind of amazing from its basic animi tools. it is not advance like it said but it is pretty good. and save lots of money in your wallet beside purchasing another animations app for your mac. i'v been searching another free animation app and this the only app thats free for anyone out their.
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Version 0.4.4b
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23surrea1
23surrea1
10 April 2011
i was wondering, does anyone know if you have to draw everything using the mouse? or is there another way to do that, because it's really hard to draw with a mouse.
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iMacintoshPower
iMacintoshPower
08 February 2012
@23surrea1 yes, its called a trackpad. all you need to do is get a writing material like a pencil eraser tip or a stylus (recommended) and just draw on the the trackpad like its paper. There are other ways to do this but this is like the best/basics to animate on a simple computer.
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Nanobite
29 August 2007
Very impressive for an open-source animation program. Are there any chances of a universal binary in the future (if that's even possible considering the nature of the libraries)? That aside, it shows some great potential. Definitely keeping my eye on this one.
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Version 0.4.3b
Leo-Spill
29 May 2007
. Great release from Patrick Corrieri. Nice to see some entry level animation software for the Mac. ( I don't know if the Windows version came first or vice-versa but it is a shame that Mac developers don't produce great applications for young minds to grow/develop with and to explore their creative potential with ) Apart from a few exceptions there are no well-made tools for kids and beginners to experiment with digital art for the Mac. There are also not enough applications/games that aren't just beat'em-ups or inane puzzle games - Which often leads people to lump Mac users in the same mindless nerdy groupings as our PC users often are. Try finding some decent Mac learning applications for the young - They don't exist. Kudos to Mr.Corrieri for bringing a little bit of creative fun back to the Mac !
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Version 0.4.2b