You may have liked to watch cartoons in your young ages. May be you are an adult still interested in watching TV cartoons or cartoon films. Have you thought about the effort behind the cartoon films? It may be a difficult and laborious task to develop cartoon films than shooting a film with actors. You have to be a graphic artist to create cartoon movies. Cartoon animation softwares are the platforms that can be used to create cartoons. There are several cartoon softwares available in the market and available in the World Wide Web.
Swish, Plastic Animator, TV Paint, Pro Motion, Toon Boom digital studio are some of the software packages available for the cartoonists. Some of these softwares are open source or free to download. Some of the other softwares are sold to greater and lesser prices. The Cartoonist should look for the requirement of his before selecting software for his needs. This will save time and money expended for the creation of the cartoons.
Cartoon is usually 2D or 3D animation composed of several picture frames. Movement of these picture frames shows you a moving object or a cartoon. So a creative person can make a meaningful story by using these moving clips. This is how cartoons are created.
Let’s discuss about several cartoon animation software.
Synfig is an easy to use cartoon creating software. It is a very easy and user friendly software that can be used to draw the cartoons. There are several options available in this software that would be helpful for you to create cartoons with this software. This software is open source software. You can download it from the World Wide Web to create your cartoons.
Swift 3D is a three dimensional graphic designing software. That can be used to create cartoon movies. This software integrates Adobe flash through the Swift 3D file importer. Swift 3d introduces four outline styles, five cartoon fill styles and 2 gradient fill styles to the graphic designers. Further this software is enriched with the features like pen style outlines, multiple overlapping shadows. Moreover this software creates vector reflections. The smart layer technology separates vector layers in the graphic. Further this software has robust animation features like drag and drop animation palette, morphing of text and path, Bezier path animation tools, full featured animation timelines and many more versatile features. However there is some special hardware requirements should be there to install Swift 3D in your computer. You need a 400 MHz processor, 128 MB of RAM, 25 MB of hard disk space, 1024 X 768 of resolution monitor. Further this software is compatible for several file formats.