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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
FlipaClip - Cartoon Animation
Animator - video and gif animation maker
Animation Creator
Animation Creator Express

Best Apps

Highest scored apps in the category

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

Animation & Drawing by Do Ink

DK Pictures, Inc.

For those who want an animation app with great drawing and composition features.

*** Featured – App Store Essentials: Painting & Drawing ***
*** Featured – App Store: Middle School Apps - Art ***
*** Editor's Choice Award – Children's Technology Review ***

"Probably the best animation iPad app we have had the pleasure of using. Like all the best iPad apps, its simplicity is a key strength. Regardless of your skill level DoInk, with its...

Animation Desk Ultimate - Animations & Cartoons
Animation Desk Ultimate - Animations & Cartoons

Animation Desk Ultimate

Kdan Mobile Software LTD

Animation Desk Ultimate is the stand-alone version of Kdan’s Animation Desk series

Animation Desk Ultimate is the stand-alone version of Kdan’s Animation Desk series. Search “Animation Desk Cloud” in the App Store and try out the app & cloud services for free!

Unlimited creativity now lies in one purchase. Animation Desk Ultimate is the perfect animation app packed with all the advanced features you will need when creating animations or simply sketching out...

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 and video
• Flexible onion-skinning
• Repeat frames (requires Animatic Pro subscription)

What People Are Saying:

By...

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) and camera depth-of-field to produce stunning studio quality animations.

ANIMATING

- Produce professional...

FlipaClip - Cartoon Animation
FlipaClip - Cartoon Animation

FlipaClip

Visual Blasters LLC

For those interested in creating flipbook animations.

FlipaClip makes you relive your childhood and express your creativeness or professional skills in a much cooler way!

Draw your cartoon using frame-by-frame animation. It works just like the old school flipbook but with a modern twist!

Whether you are sketching, storyboarding, animating, or simply playing around FlipaClip offers intuitive tools and is the perfect platform for your creative ideas.
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Animation Desk Classic - Create Animated Videos

Also Good

Apps with average score

Stick Nodes - Stickman Animator
Stick Nodes - Stickman Animator
Stick Nodes - Stickman Animator

Stick Nodes - Stickman Animator

Ralph Damiano

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!

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

Stick Nodes Pro - Stickfigure Animator
Stick Nodes Pro - Stickfigure Animator
Stick Nodes Pro - Stickfigure Animator

Stick Nodes Pro - Stickfigure Animator

Ralph Damiano

With Stick Nodes Pro, you can use the virtual camera for a great effect, enable the automatic frame-tweening feature, and color or scale on a per-segment basis. The app offers additional features compared to the free version such as the abilities to add sounds and export to MP4 format. The...

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 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...

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...

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...

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...

Iyan 3D - Make Your Own 3d Animation
Iyan 3D - Make Your Own 3d Animation
Iyan 3D - Make Your Own 3d Animation

Iyan 3D - Make Your Own 3d Animation

Smackall Games Pvt Ltd

User Reviews:
"BEST ANIMATION TOOL I HAVE FOUND ON THE APP STORE!!!!"

"Excelent! - Perfect! It's a perfect app for 3D animation, no doubt more features that will make this a powerful tool for those who we like to animate in 3D, whether amateur or professional."

Tutorial Videos: http://www.iyan3dapp.com/

Unleash the creativity in you....

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...

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.

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...

Animation Express
Animation Express
Animation Express

Animation Express

miSoftware

Kid Animation is a free version of the essential app Animation Studio. The app lets you create animations through painting and drawing. The app includes the ability to incorporate sound, just like the essential app. The app is more barebones, but is a great option for those wanting to start...

Animate it. Plus
Animate it. Plus
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...