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Create Awesome Animations On Your IDevice

Computer generated animations are awesome, but how would great would it be to create high quality animations right from your iPhone or iPad. Now you can thanks to this list of apps. We've rounded up the best apps for creating animations no matter where you are.

Animatic by Inkboard
Animation Creator
FlipaClip - Cartoon Animation
Animation Creator Express
Animation Studio

Best Apps

Highest scored apps in the category

Animation Desk Ultimate
Animation Desk Ultimate

Animation Desk Ultimate

Kdan Mobile Software LTD

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 supports multiple import and export formats, and lets you create and share animations right on your iPad and iPhone.

Animation Desk Ultimate is the fully-working version of the new Animation Desk se-ries. Search “Animation Desk” on the App Store and try it out for free...

Stick Nodes - Animator
Stick Nodes - Animator

Stick Nodes

Ralph Damiano

Stick Nodes is a powerful stickman animator app created with mobile devices in mind

Stick Nodes is a powerful stickman animator app created with mobile devices in mind! Inspired from the popular Pivot stickfigure animator, Stick Nodes allows users to create their own stickfigure-based movies and even export them as animated GIFs and MP4 videos! It is one of the most popular animation apps among young animators!

>>> Features
◆ Automatic frame-tweening, make your animations smoother...

Stick Nodes Pro - Animator
Stick Nodes Pro - Animator

Stick Nodes Pro

Ralph Damiano

For those who want an animation app with automatic frame-tweening.

Stick Nodes is a powerful stickman animator app created with mobile devices in mind! Inspired from the popular Pivot stickfigure animator, Stick Nodes allows users to create their own stickfigure-based movies and even export them as animated GIFs and MP4 videos! It is one of the most popular animation apps among young animators!

This is the PRO version of Stick Nodes....

Animatic by Inkboard
Animatic by Inkboard

Animatic by Inkboard

Doodle.ly, Inc.

Quickly animate with your Apple Pencil

Animatic is the best way to create hand-drawn animations. Simple enough for a beginner, powerful enough for a professional, Animatic was designed to offer creators an elegant experience in bringing their ideas to life through moving image.

• Easy to use frame editor
• Export animations to animated GIFs, video, and PSD
• Flexible onion-skinning
• Repeat frames (requires Animatic Pro subscription)

What People Are...

Animation Pro
Animation Pro

Animation Pro

Stephen Keen

For those who want a full-featured animation app with clones, figures, and audio.

Supported Devices: iPad Mini 2 (or newer), iPad 3 (or newer), iPad Pro, Apple Pencil

Animation Pro brings desktop-class frame-by-frame animation to iPad. Specifically designed for intermediate to expert level animators, Animation Pro includes a long list of professional tools, such as automatic lip-synching, cloning (for automated shadows and reflections), motion-blur and camera depth-of-field to produce stunning studio quality animations.

ANIMATING

- Produce...

Animation Desk®
Animation Desk®

Animation Desk®

Kdan Mobile Software LTD

For those who want to import video clips and turn them into animations.

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.

* The stage is yours - iAniMagic Animation Contest calling for entries. Find out more information in the app *


AWARDS
- Featured in Top100 iPad Entertainment apps...

Also Good

Apps with average score

Animation & Drawing by Do Ink
Animation & Drawing by Do Ink
Animation & Drawing by Do Ink

Animation & Drawing by Do Ink

DK Pictures, Inc.

With editors for drawing and composition, Animation & Drawing by Do Ink is a terrific tool. The app is good for both beginners and skilled artists. It offers flipbook and keyframe animations, frame-by-frame or single-frame options, and draggable motion paths. There are a variety of export options and many other...

Animation Creator HD
Animation Creator HD
Animation Creator HD

Animation Creator HD

miSoft

Animation Creator HD packs in a ton of features. These include YouTube HD uploading, Twitter sharing, layers, frame management, scrub tool, full screen editing, paint brush, pencil, spray can, eraser, line tool, rectangle, image import, and much more. The app has tons of fantastic features. It is missing a few...

Animation Creator
Animation Creator
Animation Creator

Animation Creator

miSoft

What do you get when you combine the most popular drawing apps and the #1 hottest animation app? - Animation Creator!
The only Animation app to reach the Top 10 Apps in the App Store and #1 in Entertainment! You can easily Create Awesome Animations any time on your iPhone...

Animation Creator HD Express
Animation Creator HD Express
Animation Creator HD Express

Animation Creator HD Express

miSoft

Featured - "App Store Essentials: Painting & Drawing"

Once you've mastered Animation Creator HD Express, check out the full version, Animation Creator HD for unlimited Animations, Free Cineverse access, no ads, no limits, and much much more!

Take your animations to the next level - High Definition!

Animation Creator HD Express allows your...

FlipaClip - Cartoon Animation
FlipaClip - Cartoon Animation
FlipaClip - Cartoon Animation

FlipaClip - Cartoon Animation

Visual Blasters LLC

FlipaClip - Cartoon Animation lets you create unique flipbook-style animations. The app provides drawing, text, and grid tools, onion layers, an animation timeline, and frames manager. With Apple Pencil support and social media sharing, you can create and share something different.

Animation Creator Express
Animation Creator Express
Animation Creator Express

Animation Creator Express

miSoft

What do you get when you combine the most popular drawing apps and the #1 hottest animation app? - Animation Creator!
The only Animation app to reach the Top 10 Apps in the App Store and #1 in Entertainment! Create Awesome Animations any time on your iPhone or iPod touch!

"An...

StickMotion Animation
StickMotion Animation
StickMotion Animation

StickMotion Animation

Stephen Keen

For stick figures, cut-out style, and stop-motion animations, take a look at StickMotion Animation for iPad. The app offers a figure builder and editor, import options for props and audio effects, and export to image or video file formats. With instant previews, a virtual camera, and advanced image blending, StickMotion...

Animation Studio
Animation Studio
Animation Studio

Animation Studio

miSoft

Animation Studio is the essential app. It will run on your iPhone as well as your iPad. The app integrates with YouTube to share your content. The app is unique in its sound capabilities. The app lets you do a voiceover and add a music track to your animations. The...

Plastic Animation Studio
Plastic Animation Studio
Plastic Animation Studio

Plastic Animation Studio

Digital Video S.p.A.

Plastic Animation Studio lets you easily animate photos or drawings and share your animation with your friends.
No drawing experience is necessary: load an image, build a skeleton structure and animate this structure deforming the image.

Plastic uses an innovative and powerful technology that allows you to create a complete animation...

Animate fully rigged 3D characters easily
Anim8:3D Character Animation Made Easy
Anim8:3D Character Animation Made Easy

Anim8:3D Character Animation Made Easy

Arjun Gupte

Anim8 lets beginners and hobbyists create 3D Character Animation in a fun and intuitive manner.
Animate 3D characters by posing 5 existing characters in 3D space with a simple interface and easy workflow,unlike complex and high-end softwares such as Maya or 3DS Max.
Designed by professional character animators to give absolute beginners...

Animation Creator Free - Build Cartoon
Animation Creator Free - Build Cartoon
Animation Creator Free - Build Cartoon

Animation Creator Free - Build Cartoon

Dmitry Karimov

It's a great app for creating animation, simply by finger touch, easy and fast, anywhere you want to use it.
App will record your animations just by moving it.
With our App you can easily create your own great cartoons even if you don't know how cartoons are created.

You...

Animation Creator Hd - Build Cartoon
Animation Creator Hd - Build Cartoon
Animation Creator Hd - Build Cartoon

Animation Creator Hd - Build Cartoon

Dmitry Karimov

It's a great app for creating animation, simply by finger touch, easy and fast, anywhere you want to use it.
App will record your animations just by moving it.
With our App you can easily create your own great cartoons even if you don't know how cartoons are created.

You...

Animation Maker HD
Animation Maker HD
Animation Maker HD

Animation Maker HD

Dmitry Karimov

Animation Maker is a great app for creating animation, simply by finger touch, easy and fast, anywhere you want to use it.
Animation Maker App will record your animations just by moving it.
With Animation Maker you can easily create your own great cartoons even if you don't know how...

Animation Creator - Build Cartoon
Animation Creator - Build Cartoon
Animation Creator - Build Cartoon

Animation Creator - Build Cartoon

Dmitry Karimov

It's a great app for creating animation, simply by finger touch, easy and fast, anywhere you want to use it.
App will record your animations just by moving it.
With our App you can easily create your own great cartoons even if you don't know how cartoons are created.

You...

FrameFervor - Animation App
FrameFervor - Animation App
FrameFervor - Animation App

FrameFervor - Animation App

Dan Fast

FrameFervor – Animation App is a simple and free tool for iPad. The app has ghosting, layering, looping, and rotoscoping. You can scale, translate, and rotate drawings, export to GIF or movie files, and use a handy stylus.

Other Apps

Could be good for special cases

DigiCel FlipPad Animation App - Animate Like a Pro

DigiCel FlipPad Animation App - Animate Like a Pro

DigiCel Inc.

Whether you use your finger or a pressure sensitive stylus, FlipPad is the animation app for you. It has excellent line quality, just like drawing with a pencil. And its Lightbox is way more helpful than the basic onion skin you get in other animation apps.

FAST, EASY PAINTING lets you add color to your animation. Upgrade for $1.99 to get millions of colors with opacity control and make custom palettes.

DD SOUND and SHARE your movies.

Now that DigiCel FlipPad is available there's no need to settle for anything less.

IN-APP UPGRADE
The in-app upgrade to FlipPad Pro adds support the Apple Pencil, the Wacom Creative Stylus and the Adonit Jot Touch. You also get full HD resolution, 16 million colors, custom color palettes, up to 10 layers and 1,000 frames.

FlipPad is still a work in progress. More features will be coming soon.

Animate it. Plus

Animate it. Plus

PAVEL GORYUK

You can animate!

Do character animation on your tablet or smartphone at any free minute.

Now you have the handy tool for this.

Simplified figure of man has the necessary minimum for quick posing.
For convenience simplified controls also: by touch on free area you twist camera, by touch and drag you move body or its parts.

App is useful for professional animators and students, game developers, storyboard artists and for all fans of animation.
Play sports or dance? This app is also for you! With it, you'll better explore and understand the right movement.
You can show to your children how to make cartoons. And they can make their own.

For video recording:
turn on the recording controller (button Rec Off, in paths-edit mode). You will see a red circle with a white border. Press it to start video recording. To stop recording, click the red circle again.

Features:
- Creation, editing and opening scenes, containing information about characters, the list of clips (up to 7 on each character) and used land (buildings);
- Animation clips creating and editing (up to 64 key frames in each clip, up to 50 files);
- Each animation clip can be played on the spot or edited path. For each clip is set up number of cycles and the amount automaticly added inbetween frames for smoothness and speed of playback;
- Poses copy, paste, mirroring and reset;
- "Ghost" of the previous and next frame enable;
- Characters selection;
- Skins selection for the minecraft character;
- Adding user skins (up to 9 png images);
- Props selection;
- Lands (buildings) creation and editing of the cubes.