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I found the best animation program ever!

Postby zombiemoveh3 on Sun Oct 11, 2009 8:30 pm

Ok it's called Pencil and it's free for mac, windows, linux etc.

You can DRAW your own animation figures free hand! without stykz's click and drag.

It is really cool but is harder to learn how to use than stykz. It takes around 10min to get the hang of it.For mad n00bs I would use stykz. For people who are pr0s use pencil infact pencil is a cinch to use!

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Re: I found the best animation program ever!

Postby DarkFlame on Sun Oct 11, 2009 8:34 pm

I tried that program once and it was just a poor copy of Flash
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Re: I found the best animation program ever!

Postby Monk on Sun Oct 11, 2009 8:39 pm

zombiemoveh3 wrote:Ok it's called Pencil and it's free for mac, windows, linux etc.

You can DRAW your own animation figures free hand! without stykz's click and drag.

It is really cool but is harder to learn how to use than stykz. It takes around 10min to get the hang of it.For mad n00bs I would use stykz. For people who are pr0s use pencil infact pencil is a cinch to use!

Pencil- 9 out of 10 Stykz- 6 out of 10

Hello zombiemoveh3, I see you're back. ¬_¬

Anyways... Pencil seems harder to use than stykz. For one thing, you have to REDRAW every frame! You also don't get a library of figures!
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Re: I found the best animation program ever!

Postby scykei on Sun Oct 11, 2009 9:01 pm

Pencil is not the best, Flash is.
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Re: I found the best animation program ever!

Postby Hoboapple on Mon Oct 12, 2009 6:26 am

Pencil is not the best animation program ever.
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Re: I found the best animation program ever!

Postby Chris on Mon Oct 12, 2009 10:24 pm

Flash>Every animation program.

Stykz>pivot
Pivot>pencil
pencil>that other thing.
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Re: I found the best animation program ever!

Postby Sean on Tue Oct 13, 2009 2:26 am

Chris wrote:Flash>Every animation program.

Stykz>pivot
Pivot>pencil
pencil>
that other thing
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Edited for you. But FYI, easytoon pwns pencil.
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Re: I found the best animation program ever!

Postby Hoboapple on Tue Oct 13, 2009 6:21 am

I used to use pencil leik 3 years ago, then switched to Stykz.
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Re: I found the best animation program ever!

Postby scykei on Tue Oct 13, 2009 9:59 am

Although Pencil might be a bit hard to use, there are some elements that might be useful in Stykz.

There is this feature that lets the user adjust the opacity of the application.
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The way Pencil toggle onionskin on and off is also good. There is this option that can be used to trigger the onionskin for the previous frame and the next frame.
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Pencil also lets us dock and detach pallets. I think Stykz can also use this.

Docked pallets:
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Detached pallets:
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There are also many things that Pencil does with its pallets. Dragging a docked pallet out of the side will make it windowed, etc.
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Re: I found the best animation program ever!

Postby Monk on Tue Oct 13, 2009 11:23 am

So far Zombiemoveh3 seems to be trolling. Posts this topic and leaves. >.> Also, all of those things you pointed out, Scykei, are all on the list to be done. ;D
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