Quick update, Alpha 8.1 and Cara

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Just a quick note! We just released an update! It’s Alpha 8.1 – and it fixes a few annoying bugs, and has important improvements and new features, such as Merge Layer and X-Sheet Tool Bar (the X-Sheet Tool Bar must be turned on in Preferences). Additionally the maximum pen size has been increased by 300%, which is especially important at … Read More


Alpha 8

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I have been looking forward to announcing this update for a long time! Alpha 8 contains some really important and useful new features. Get it here: Download Alpha 8Here’s what’s new: Save and use pen settings When doing animation, you might have a particular setting for your pencil you need to get back to all the time. You can now … Read More


Alpha 7

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Why not just get this small update out, so you can test and enjoy – while we relax on our summer holiday πŸ˜‰ Here’s Alpha 7 for you…  Download Alpha 7 This is what’s new: Export Open Cell Animation (OCA) Animation Paper now supports the OCA format. It’s an open format, that eases the exchange of hand-drawn animation between different … Read More


Quick update! Alpha 6.1

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We just released a quick update, to get an annoying bug out of the way. So, Alpha 6.1 is now ready for you to download…  Download Alpha 6.1 If you didn’t get the previous release, check out the list of news in Alpha 6.For this quick update – the list of news since previous release is short: Option for various … Read More


Alpha 6 is now available – for Linux too!

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We are proud to announce… our very first version of Animation Paper for Linux! Alpha 6 is free (like all our pre-release versions). They are the same on both PC, Mac and Linux. All up to date.Most important new feature?Customisable Tool Bar and Speed Dials!Here’s the list of news with explanations: User Configuration of Tool Bar and Speed Dials This … Read More


Alpha 5!

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Alpha 5 is ready! Look πŸ‘‡Here’s what is new: Annotations Break down dialogue, mark frames, write notes, draw arcs and charts! Now you can plan your action by scribbling directly in the annotations column in the X-Sheet! If you link your annotations to a layer, your notes will follow your drawings when you change or update timing. For annotations you … Read More


Quick Alpha 4.1 Update

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We just did a small interim update (Alpha 4.1), to accommodate a few user wishes. Here’s what’s new: When importing a frame stack, Animation Paper now recognises numbered sequences with gaps. The gaps means frames will be held (clone drawings added to keep original timing). Here’s the dialog box (as it looks on Mac): Also: There’s now an option to … Read More


Alpha 4 is here!

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Today we are releasing the 4th pre-release of Animation Paper: Alpha 4! Besides lots of smaller improvements and bugs fixes, the most important and anticipated new feature is exporting as movie clip. CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD ALPHA 4 With Alpha 4 you can now export as MP4 and MOV (ProRes) formats: MP4 is ideal for showing and sharing your animation, … Read More


Alpha 3 up for grabs

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These minutes, all alpha testers are getting the Animation Paper Alpha 3 download! Refresh your inbox! It’s mainly about audio in this update. You are now able to import a wav or mp3 file, display it as a waveform alongside your drawings in the X-sheet – and scrub or play your animation with the audio in perfect sync. This means … Read More


Animated with

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Audio functionality is acting out πŸ˜‰ and has delayed us a little. But mommy & daddy told it to behave! – and things are calming down now. πŸ˜€ Soon we’ll be able to release Alpha 3. In the meantime, take a look at these recent examples of animation done with Animation Paper. If you want to show your stuff too … Read More