Animation

The Animation section of Open Source Internet provides the best free and open source software alternatives for creating both 2 dimensional and 3 dimensional animations.

Blender

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Animation - BlenderVisit Site: Blender

Cost: Free

Comments: Free and open source 3D rendering & animation software.

Description: Blender is 3D creation for everyone, free to use for any purpose. Free Software, great community, and 100% open.

Synfig Studio

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Vector-Based - Synfig StudioVisit Site: Synfig Studio

Cost: Free

Comments: Free and open source 2D animation software.

Description: Synfig Studio is a free and open-source 2D animation software, designed as powerful industrial-strength solution for creating film-quality animation using a vector and bitmap artwork. It eliminates the need to create animation frame-by frame, allowing you to produce 2D animation of a higher quality with fewer people and resources. Synfig Studio is available for Windows, Linux and MacOS X.

KTooN

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Animation - KTooNVisit Site: KTooN

Cost: Free

Comments: Open source 2D animation software.

Description: KTooN is a design and authoring tool for 2D Animation inspired by animators for animators; a software application developed in C++ using the Qt library; a free software project under constant redesign and evolution, released under the GPL terms; a community of artists and developers around a software project; and a space for creation and publishing of free animated content.

Pencil

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Animation - PencilVisit Site: Pencil

Cost: Free

Comments: Open source animation software.

Description: 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. Pencil is free and open source.

K-3D

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3D - K-3DVisit Site: K-3D

Cost: Free

Comments: Open source 3D modelling and animation software.

Description: K-3D is free-as-in-freedom 3D modeling and animation software. It combines flexible plugins with a visualization pipeline architecture, making K-3D a versatile and powerful tool for artists.