Animate It! Software
Aardman has teamed up with leading software publisher Kudlian Software to create this fantastic stop-frame animation software. Animate It! allows you to create your own stop-frame animated movies easily and quickly. All you need to do is download the software, plug in a webcam, grab a character and get animating!
USING THE ANIMATE IT! SOFTWARE
Got a technical query about using the Animate It! software? Or perhaps you need a bit of help to use some cool effects and tricks in your animations; hopefully the video below will answer your questions and get you animating in no time!
You can also take a look at the other ‘how to’ videos in the Get Animating section.
If your query is more about technical set up or you’ve encountered a problem with, say, adding sound or saving your animations, software developer Kudlian can help. You’ll find PC and Mac user guides, offering very thorough guidance on all aspects of using Animate It! Find out how to add audio, import and export files, add titles, backgrounds and much more.
You can also contact Kudlian direct with your query at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Plug in webcam
- Grab a model
- Get animating
Everything you need to make animated movies
Capture from any Webcam Use the software to take images using a USB webcam to create your animation
Green Screen Remove a colour from your animation and import scenery behind it
Import Audio Add an audio clip from your music library or record directly from a microphone
Import Video & Images Import both still images and video to use as a background in your animation
Drawing Add 2D shapes to your animation or use as a masking tool
Titles Add that movie feel with titles, subtitles and credits
Time Lapse Set up your camera and use the time lapse setting to record action over a long period of time
HD Export Choose from a range of export resolutions, including HD (HD Camera required)
Cross Platform Whether you're on Windows or Mac, Animate it! is the software for you
Onion skinning Choose to onion skin up to five frames at a time to ensure you have smooth flawless action
"For kids who are interested in making movies but don't know how or where to begin, Animate It! is perfect. It's detailed without being overwhelming, and kids will love the tutorial videos and finding their own inspiration."Common Sense Media