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Animation Desk®

Draw you frame-to-frame animation from scratch, or create animations upon videos, images, PSD layers

Draw you frame-to-frame animation from scratch, or create animations upon videos, images, PSD layers

Animation Desk®

by Kdan Mobile Software LTD
Animation Desk®
Animation Desk®

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
January 24, 2020
Release date
July 30, 2015
More info

Animation Desk® 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

Draw you frame-to-frame animation from scratch, or create animations upon videos, images, PSD layers. Animation Desk supports multiple import and export formats, and lets you create and share animations right on your iPad and iPhone.

Screenshot credit to Kristine Petilla, thank you Kristine!

- 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 about apps in YOUR classroom, iPad Educators

• 46+ brushes
• Colored onion skinning (iPad only)
• Copy and paste tool
• 9 Layers
• Perfect with Apple Pencil 1,2, Wacom and Adonit styli

• Import/export Photoshop layers
• Combine animation sequences into an animatic storyboard. (iPad only)
• Tag and comment on each frame (iPad only)
• Customizable shortcut bar (iPad only)
• Export GIFs (up to 640x480px)

• set up any FPS (frame per second) as your like
• Play animation backward
• Replay your animation in loops

• Import video, images, PSD layers, and ad.package
• Export MOV, GIF, PSD layers, PDF, and GIF
• Export video in 16:9 and 3:4 screen ratio
• Share animations on AniZone, a community for creative artists.
• Add music to the animations

* Premium features available with Creativity 365 or Animation Desk Pro subscription

We offer awesome features in the free version, but if you are looking for something more, here are some options…

• Kdan Cloud 500GB
-Annual subscription: billed annually at $9.99/ year
-Monthly subscription: billed monthly at $3.99/ month
• Animation Desk Pro + 500 GB Kdan Cloud Storage:
-Annual subscription: billed annually at $15.99/year
-Quarterly subscription: billed quarterly at $15.99/quarter
-Monthly subscription: billed monthly at $3.99/ month
• Creativity 365 (free trial available) + 1 TB Kdan Cloud storage
-Annual subscription: billed annually at $59.99/year after 7-day trial ends
-Quarterly subscription: billed quarterly at $19.99/quarter after 3-day trial ends
-Monthly subscription: 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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