Pencil2D is an opensource animation software for vector and bitmap graphics. Pencil2D works on Windows, Mac and Linux.
Switching between raster and vectors allows you to sketch, ink and paint on the fly.
It includes a gifanimation app for creating animated gifs.
Completely Free Software
Poser 12 and Poser Pro 12
Art and animation using 3D characters. Whether you are a professional or a beginner in graphics, Poser 12 is simple to learn and easy to use. Poser includes over 3 gigabytes of ready to use human and animal figures plus clothing and props.
Build 3D scenes, walking or running characters and talking people. Animate lights and cameras. Render images to photorealistic quality. Poser includes pressure sensitive tablet support. Preview every scene change you make with the new Interactive Raytrace Preview with a fast raytraced display.
Whether you’re a professional artist, illustrator or animator or simply enjoy creating 3D characters, you will be creative with Poser 12.
Magnet and Deformer Weight Map Painting Tools.
VideoStudio Pro 2022
Professional Video Editing Software. Edit, render, design and share fast with VideoStudio® Pro 2022. Complete video-editing software for making HD movies. Optimized for hardware from Intel® and AMD. VideoStudio Pro 2022 lets you see results on screen faster than ever. Create a movie then share it anywhere on iPhone® and other mobile devices, disc, websites or on TV.
Create animations using professional templates.
Design quick and easy Stop Motion Animation.
Add royalty-free music from SmartSound® or add your own sound.
Upload movies directly to Facebook®, YouTube™, Flickr® and other sites.
Synfig is an Open-source 2D Animation Software for Windows, OSX and Linux.
With Synfig Studio you can transform any vector shape with powerful tools to control your vector artwork.
Various layer types include fractals, distortions, gradients, geometric and others to create animation and art as complex as you choose.
Free software with free download.
Everything you need to make professional animations.
Moho Software is your complete animation program for creating 2D movies, cartoons, anime and cut out animations.
Create your own desktop animated shorts in the style of South Park Studios©, Nickelodeon Animation Studios©, Cartoon Network Studios©, Disney Animation Studios© or use it to produce animations for film, video, commercials or streaming over the web.
30 day trial download
Free painting program that is open source.
Krita comes with over 100 brushes with stabilizers for creating smooth strokes.
Editing tools work with both Raster and Vector images.
Krita includes Drawing Assistants, Layer Management, Select & Transform, Full Color Management, OpenGL Enhanced, PSD Support, HDR Painting, Python Scripting with Training Resources.