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Animation Desk® Draw & Animate

Dream big with Animation Desk

Dream big with Animation Desk

Animation Desk® Draw & Animate

by Kdan Mobile Software LTD
Animation Desk® Draw & Animate
Animation Desk® Draw & Animate

What is it about?

With Animation Desk Cloud, you can pull in your video clips and transform them into awesome animations. If you prefer to draw new figures, the app offers more than 20 brushes, rotoscoping, and onion-skinning tools. Set up any FPS, play animations backward, and create loops with this easy-to-use app.

Why we love it

Animation Desk Cloud gives you the tools to draw or import figures to make amazing animations.

App Screenshots

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App Details

Last updated
September 20, 2022
Release date
July 30, 2015
More info

Animation Desk® Draw & Animate is FREE but there are more add-ons

  • $9.99

    Creativity 365

  • $59.99

    Creativity 365

  • $3.99

    Animation Desk Pro

  • $15.99

    Animation Desk Pro

  • $9.99

    Animation Desk Toolkit

  • $2.99

    Kdan Cloud

  • $0.99

    Kdan Credit Pack - 10 Credits

  • $9.99

    Kdan Cloud

  • $1.99

    Kdan Credit Pack - 20 Credits

  • $7.99

    Kdan Credit Pack - 100 Credits

App Store Description

Dream big with Animation Desk. Draw frame animation from scratch, or create animations and animatic storyboards upon videos, images, Photoshop layers. Animation Desk supports multiple export formats. Create animation, unleash your creativity, publish videos on YouTube, Tiktok, and social media!

- Featured in Top100 iPad Entertainment apps in 86 App Stores
- Featured by Apple on iTunes Home Page
- Featured by Yahoo Tech
- Featured by TechCrunch
- Recommended by edshelf,, All abot apps in YOUR classroom, iPad Educators

• Import Photoshop layers (PSD)
• Make animation over videos and pictures
• Create animations with different aspect of ratio, FPS, and duration

• Brushes, customize brushes, and Erasers
• Onion skin
• Color-coded onion skinning*
• Selection tools
• Layers*
• Color palettes for developing and managing color schemes
• Caption*
• Perfect with Apple Pencil 1,2, Wacom and Adonit styli

• Frame tags *
• Rulers
• Frame viewer and timeline
• Zoom-in and zoom-out
• Canvas rotation

• Export individual frame into image
• Combine multiple animation into an animatic storyboard
• Export videos
• Export PSD layers, PDF, and GIF (up to 640x480 px), PDF*
• Export video with different aspect of ratio
• Add music to the animations

* Some features are available with Creativity 365 or Animation Desk Pro subscription

The basic plan includes many free tools, but if you are looking for something more, here are the options,

• Kdan Cloud 500GB
Annual plan: billed annually at $9.99/ year
Monthly plan: billed monthly at $2.99/ month

• Animation Desk Pro with 500G Kdan Cloud storage
Annual plan: billed annually at $29.99/year
Quarterly plan: billed quarterly at $10.99/quarter
Monthly plan: billed monthly at $4.99/ month
Special Price for Students and Educators

• Creativity 365 with 1 TB Kdan Cloud storage
Annual plan: billed annually at $59.99/year after 7-day trial ends
Quarterly plan: billed quarterly at $19.99/quarter after 3-day trial ends
Monthly plan: billed monthly at $9.99/monthly after 3-day trial ends

Any unused portion of a free trial period, if offered, will be forfeited when the user purchases a subscription to that publication, where applicable. Subscriptions will be charged through your iTunes account at the confirmation of purchase. Your subscriptions will automatically renew unless cancelled at least 24 hours before the end of current subscription period. Your iTunes account will be charged for renewal within 24-hour prior to the end of the current period, for the same duration and at the current subscription price. You may manage your subscriptions in your iTunes Account Settings after purchase. No cancellation of the current subscription is allowed during an active subscription period.

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