by Matt Chang

Simple 2D drawing and annimation application

Operating system: Windows

Publisher: Matt Chang

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Last revision: Last week

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Pencil2D is a free graphic editor for raster and vector graphics. The editor is primarily focused on creating a two-dimensional animation. Initially the program was conceived as a test application in C++ and Qt and was called Pencil, then changing the three authors, the program has acquired a complete look and became a full-fledged editor/animation program. The program is distributed free and open source under the GPL license.

The interface is made in the traditional style for such programs. On the left is the toolbar with a standard set of tools: pencil, brush, eraser, selection, pipette and others. The toolbar with the settings of the selected tools is slightly lower - size, pressure, rigidity, etc.

On the right is a palette panel and additional settings. At the bottom, the Timeline panel is the main tool for mounting and animation. You can customize the interface to suit your preferences. On the timeline you can specify frame rate, adjust layers - tracks, the program has the ability to use a raster layer, vector layer, layer with camera, as well as audio track. Animation is performed frame by frame by frame, by adding and editing each frame.

The finished work can be imported into AVI, MOV, WMV video formats, saved as a sequence of images or as a separate image in JPG or SVG.

The most optimal result of image creation can be achieved by using a graphic tablet or electronic pen with Pencil2D software.

- the possibility of creating an animation;

- classic interface;

- the ability to change the location of the panels;

- ability to work with raster and vector formats;

- the ability to work with multiple tracks when creating an animation;

- audio support;

- support for several formats;

- the availability of open source code;

- distribution under a GPL license.

image/svg+xmlBotttsPablo Stanley Körner

image/svg+xmlBotttsPablo Stanley Körner

Pencil2D for windows is the best application software used to draw and create 2D animation. pencil2D has an four layer to create drawings by using sound, video, bitmap and vector images by our own customized way. This application has an advanced features so than you can create an animation and drawing. It already have some basic tools such as editing pad, drawing tools, timeline and color palette. By adding audio and video easily we can create the animation by realistic.
image/svg+xmlBotttsPablo Stanley Körner

Pencil2D for Windows lets me get really creative and express my artistic side. It's a fun tool to experiment with and make all sorts of animations with in two-dimensional format. The drawings look top notch, even if you don't have much of an artistic background and you're just starting out on your journey in the art world.
image/svg+xmlBotttsPablo Stanley Körner

Pencil2D is a free, open-source, cross-platform drawing and animation program.  Despite the fact that the animations are essential stills and distinct layers, Pencil2D does not strive to compete with Flash. Pencil2D, in contrast to Flash, necessitates the creation of each frame of the animation by hand. Bitmap images, vector images, sound, and video may all be created using Pencil2D. To get the animation, you'll need to insert the correct pieces in each one.  You can convert the animation to video in other versions of windows like Macintosh, but not in Windows.
image/svg+xmlBotttsPablo Stanley Körner

Pencil2D for Windows is one of the best 2d art tools that is offered free of charge. With Pencil2D it's easy to bring out the artist in myself. This software is light weight but has so much to offer. You can sketch. Paint, make graphic designs, create gifs or cartoons, and don't let the name fool you, you can create amazing 3D art works on Pencil2D. It has a simple interface that's easy to work and it comes feature packed with numerous brush and pencil options. Bring out your inner artist!
image/svg+xmlBotttsPablo Stanley Körner

Pencil 2D Animation Design procedure is light-weight and easy to use. Its switch between raster and vector workflows. This switching allows us to sketch, paint and ink on the go. Pencil 2D is a cross platform. It runs on Linux, macOS, Windows. Pencil 2D is one of the open source and free to use. It is useful to create traditional Animations from a very intuitive interface. It uses Qt framework.
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Michael Klingeman

Pencil2D is a free and open-source 2D animation software that allows users to create traditional hand-drawn animations. It enables users to draw, animate, and export their creations as videos or image sequences. Pencil2D also includes a variety of tools for creating frame-by-frame animations, including brush, pencil, eraser, fill, and stroke tools. It also includes a variety of special effects and color correction tools, as well as support for exporting animations as GIFs or video files.
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Connor H*******r

Pencil2D is a free, open-source software for 2D animation and drawing. I have used it for a few projects, and I have been impressed with its capabilities. It has a wide range of tools and functions, making it easy to create unique animations and drawings. The software is user-friendly and the interface is intuitive and straightforward. It also has a large community of users, and the forums help with any difficulties I have had. The tutorials are great for getting started, and the helpful comments and advice from other users makes it a great learning resource. Overall, Pencil2D is an excellent tool for creating animations and drawings.
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Josh Q*******m

I recently tried out Pencil2D and it was a great experience. The user interface was easy to navigate, and I found the drawing tools to be very intuitive and user-friendly. The ability to adjust the brush size and opacity was really helpful and it made the process much smoother. I didn't run into any technical issues during my time with it, which was a nice surpise. However, I did find the animation features a bit frustratig to use.
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Robert Barze

Pencil2D is a great tool for creating basic aniation, but the limited feature set can be a bit frustating at times.
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Joseph Wasemiller

Pencil2D is an open-source animation software that allows users to create 2D animations using bitmap and vector graphics. It offers a variety of drawing tools and supports layers and frames for creating complex animations. The software also provides basic audio editing capabilities and allows for exporting animations in various formats. Pencil2D is free to download and use, making it a popular choice for hobbyists and beginner animators.
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Mason U**********b

Pencil2D is a free and open-source 2D animation software that provides basic features for creating simple hand-drawn animations.
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