Anime Studio Pro is a full-featuresd animation system for creating 2D anime and cartoons. Anime Studio Pro was especially designed for professionals looking for a more efficient alternative to tedious frame-by-frame animation.
Anime Studio Pro provides an easy-to-use interface, a visual content library and powerful features such as a bone rigging system, automatic image tracing, integrated lip-synching, 3D shape design, physics, motion tracking, a character wizard and more.
All these turn Anime Studio Pro into an advanced animation tools that will speed up your workflow.
Here are some key features of "Anime Studio Pro":
· Automatic Image Tracing in Anime Studio Pro 8 speeds up production by automatically converting existing artwork and sketches to fully editable vector drawings.
· With powerful, vector-based drawing tools and the ability to import scanned drawings and images, you can quickly create your own characters and objects in Anime Studio Pro 8.
· The revolutionary bone-rigging system provides a fast and efficient alternative to tedious frame-by-frame animation. Add a skeleton to any image by pointing and clicking—then bring it to life while keeping your project organized with the sequencer and timeline.
· The built-in Character Wizard is the ideal tool for anyone working on concepts or looking for a fast alternative to drawing and rigging each character from scratch.
· Global Rendering Styles in Anime Studio Pro 8 let you change the overall design of your animation by simply adjusting a couple of settings.
· The Photoshop document import with support for layers speeds up your workflow
· Real Time Media Connection automatically updates image, movie and audio files in your imported Anime Studio files when edited in an external program, allowing you to make the necessary changes on the fly.
· Anime Studio Pro 8 enables you to create your own 3D objects by converting your 2D vector layers into 3D Objects, and simulated physics allows you to automate parts of your animations. Import your Poser scenes and combine 2D and 3D animation.
· Record your own sound clips right within Anime Studio and sync them to your animated characters using the built-in lip synching functionality.
· Choose from a library of ready-to-use characters, props, scenes, stock audio and video clips, scatter brushes and more to get you animating quickly in Anime Studio.
· Output video and animation of unlimited length to formats including NTSC/PAL D1/DV Standard and Widescreen; iPhone, iPad and Droid; HDV and HDTV 780p and 1080p; AVI, MOV, Flash and more
· Anime Studio Pro 8 provides a powerful and productive animation environment that minimizes production time and increases your productivity.
· Compatible with Mac and Windows.
· 680 MB free hard drive space
· 256 MB RAM minimum
· 100 MB free hard disk space minimum
· 16 bit color (65,536 colors) display or above 1024x768 resolution
· CD-ROM (for physical version of application)
· Adobe® Flash® Player 9 or newer (embedded library).
What's New in This Release: [ read full changelog ]
· German Language Support
· Updated Poser SDK
· Updated Wacom API
· Pro Spots and splotchy style effects back by popular demand. These effects can be slow an resource intensive. (Pro Only)
· Paint Bucket improvements
· keyframe offset with sequencer improvements
· made some UI improvements regarding floating palettes and other minor improvements.
· Pasting text from clipboard results improved
· Layers window selection and editing improvements.
· Switch layer selection improvements.
· Blend Morph Animated layers returning to default now working better (Pro Only)
· Blend Morph with layer ordering no longer produces extra keyframes and display errors (Pro Only)
· Visibility setting for layer is no longer ignored in particle layers (Pro Only)
· Rescale keyframes with alt and drag the mouse now rescales relative cycles along with the keyframes