What are the best free animation and editing software?

asked by Susmit Bhamare
38 contributors
5 solutions
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    #1Blender

    Blender
    Blender is a free and open source video editing and 3D creation suite software. It features tools for photorealistic rendering, fast modeling, realistic materials, animation toolset, fast UV unwrapping, full compositor, simulations, game creation, camera and object tracking and more.
    Software

    Mac, Windows

    Free

    Anthony Mendez
    Written on April 6, 2018
    "Wonderful free 3D modeling and animation software. The learning curve is VERY steep but there are a ton of YouTube videos you can watch to learn how to use the software. Learning how to use the keyboard shortcuts is really beneficial. "
  2. 10

    #2Animation Desk

    Animation Desk
    Animation Desk is an animation app designed by Kdan Mobile Software Company. It's a great drawing application that helps us flesh out every creative idea into animated figures, animated movies and e-cards.
    Apps

    Windows, iOS, Android

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Amanda Larson
    Written on April 18, 2018
    "The best free animation and editing software that I have found is Animation desk. It's great for new artists. It's really easy to use and the quality is superb. "
  3. 6

    #3Synfig Studio

    Synfig Studio
    Synfig Studio is an open source 2D animation software that allows professionals and amateurs to realize incredible animations on 2D with a professional result. With tools as layers animation, bones rigging and skeleton distortion that creates realistic movements and animations. It comes with a soundtracking for syncing the animation to music or sounds.
    Software

    Windows, Mac, Linux

    Free

    Laura Garcia
    Written on April 13, 2018
    "website is not working"
  1. 4

    #4DAZ Studio Pro

    DAZ Studio Pro

    DAZ Studio Pro is a 3D morphing, posing, animation, and rendering software offered by Daz Productions, Inc. The software comes with model presets such as humans, vehicles, animals, and object.

    Software

    Windows, Mac

    Free

    Paridhi Sengupta
    Written on April 7, 2018
    "DAZ Studio Pro offers a lot of great features and seems to be free after registration. After I registered and downloaded I realized none of this was free and I was expected to upgrade my service as soon as the program booted. Not free at all! "
  2. 1

    #5Maefloresta TupiTube

    Maefloresta TupiTube
    TupiTube from Maefloresta is an animation tool on 2D that is very suitable for both children and amateur artists and for more skilled one if they need a fast and easy animation software. In their website, you will find anything you need to learn from the scratch, and downloadable material yo help you with your creations.

    Software

    Windows, Mac, Android

    Free

    Olivia Parker
    Written on April 6, 2018
    "Animation and editing software these days can come at a hefty price and so Maefloresta TupiTube would be a good option to try out if you are starting out and would like to have a hand in experiencing the basics. Beyond that, however, you would probably need more advanced software in order to fully experience everything that comes with animation and editing. "

Summary

Best What are the best free animation and editing software
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1BlenderSoftware 12 Free
2Animation DeskApps 10 Free
3Synfig StudioSoftware 6 Free
4DAZ Studio ProSoftware 4 Free
5Maefloresta TupiTubeSoftware 1 Free
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