hey guys! today I'm testing the most popular animatic and storyboarding software, as well as tossing in some weird ones I happened to find along the way.
Here are links to the programs!
1. www.toonboom.com/products/storyboard-pro
2. wonderunit.com/storyboarder/
3. www.clipstudio.net/en/
4. theplot.io/
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  • Here are links to the programs! 1. www.toonboom.com/products/sto...​ 2. wonderunit.com/storyboarder/​ 3. www.clipstudio.net/en/​ 4. theplot.io/

    • Are you gonna post this week?

      cloudicloudi24 วันที่ผ่านมา
    • Thank you

      Luana LourençoLuana Lourençoหลายเดือนก่อน
    • thanks so much!

      lil lilly animateslil lilly animatesหลายเดือนก่อน
    • Thank you!

      Soy Sauce AnimationsSoy Sauce Animationsหลายเดือนก่อน
    • It's so weird, I just came back here to see if You had posted the programs and literally you just posted this 6 minutes ago haha, Great timing

      Ella LundinElla Lundinหลายเดือนก่อน
  • (To draw your original drawings btw)

    Olivia JacobsOlivia Jacobs22 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • What app do you use?

    Olivia JacobsOlivia Jacobs22 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Can you pls try making one for iPad users? I don’t use pc that much and I’m not used to drawing on it :]

    rahma eerahma eeวันที่ผ่านมา
  • F R O M F R E E TO $ $ $

    Call me RoseCall me Rose2 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Eye strain warning during all of the animatics.

    GhostpadGhostpad2 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I use clip studio paint but I just export everyhing and edit it in filmora

    PenicroomPenicroom4 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Another big note about Clip Studio Paint, is that they have sales ALL the bloody time, so you'll more than likely catch the EX version for a great sale

    Eric FariesEric Faries4 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • lavendertowne: pc, animation software and money me: crusty ipad and flipaclip 😃

    graygray5 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Cool thing about Storyboarder: it has a button on the top right of tje screen that allows you to open a board in photoshop, or any drawing program that supports .psd files (in my case I use Krita). It's very practical and you don't need to be limited by the default tools. When you save the file it automatically creates a krita (or PS) file inside a folder on the project's folder, and instantly updates it on Storyboarder. I haven't really done animatics with it, so I think it would get clunky trying to make many drawings, but it's a solid choice for storyboarding when you are just trying to figure out camera angles and composition. Another cool feature is the "scene editor" space, where you can position the 3D assets (the pose selection is generous, and you can import new assets from programs like Blender) and insert multiple cameras. Then it's saved as a jpeg that you can import into your drawing program as a reference layer. I was storyboarding a short animated film a few months ago, and the program REALLY helped the process, as there was this complex scene inside a subway wagon and I needed to get the camera angles and character positions as consistent as possible.

    Luna CLLuna CL5 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • What do you use to draw? im currently using a USB drawin pad and it is kinda annoying because my the drawings are shaky

    Puppy GirlPuppy Girl7 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • storyboarder is da best

    PointedZooPointedZoo8 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • me who just draws each frame in Paint Tool SAI, exports them all and then arranges those frames accordingly in Sony Vegas 14 watching this video like 👁👄👁

    aliyahaliyah8 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • krita has a animation mod now i think you should try it bc i dunno how to use it :,)

    StopcallingmemayoStopcallingmemayo9 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • O

    Monichi!Monichi!9 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • fire alpaca!!

    mathiiie •mathiiie •9 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • "Now you can buy it annually... Or you could get it monthly..." Or you could go and try to crack it

    shito shitoshito shito9 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Jay JayJay Jay11 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • The perfect program is *"Kinemaster"* its free and hard to use 🤙 the perfect program

  • Her artstyle is 😙👌

    Ehuhu EhuhuEhuhu Ehuhu12 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I just love your art style and your voice is so calming

    RainächuRainächu12 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Do you know any good mobile apps for story boards?

    ZartyZarty12 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Real ones draw every frame on ms paint and export it

    Lesther RomeroLesther Romero12 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • hayLEY GO TO BED

    slightly threatening puffinslightly threatening puffin14 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • hi! I was also looking for a way to solve the clip studio paint frame duplication issue and I found an answer!! you duplicate the layer you want to duplicate, then make a new cel and name it the same as the duplicated layer. Or, you can right click where you want to add a cel and select the name of the duplicated layer. Hope this makes sense! (also I found this on reddit its NOT my idea just wanted to share it haha)

    VictoriaVictoria15 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • could you try blender? they're a 3d and 2d animation program, but id like to know what you think of it....its also free and professional studios (like the studio who made wolfwalker) use it too.

    Trainer FionaTrainer Fiona15 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I draw in ibis paint X, save each new animation "frame" as a png, and just lower the opacity on the previous layer, draw the new frame for animation, and continue this, use VideoShop, or CapCut to put them all together in order and then speed it up. I basically do the animation in ibis paint x and then put it into a video editor to make it a full animation.

    SnailiasSnailias15 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I actually prefer flipaclip because It's more simple the understand for me

    lolbitg X wolfer :3lolbitg X wolfer :316 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • please please try opentoonz next i m sure you ll love it

    chibishiichibishii18 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I dont know if you already had but can you test Procreate Pocket? (on Iphone) I want to get it but really dont know how good it is.

    snogurt snowsnogurt snow20 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • when you use your ipad for drawing because you cant use a drawing tablet and you want to get storyboarder :

    ShiftedShifted21 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I’m gonna question the fact the time on the first one is around 2 am- Respect ✊

    OwL Go HootOwL Go Hoot21 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • My animatic apps Are ibis paint x and kinemaster

    •Misakiラムネ••Misakiラムネ•23 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Side note for Storyboard Pro: if you are a student (you need a student email and an ID#, if I remember correctly) the annual price is $80 as long as you still have the email. Still far from the cheapest option, but I think it may be worth it if you're actively using it. You also get 21 days free to test it out before you commit to anything. (ToonBoom Harmony is $160 with the same stipulations btw if you're into animation)

    KenshinObsessorKenshinObsessor24 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I animate two ways: semi's comment and Luana's comment, but with finger and pen.

    MEL_0MEL_024 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • could you try krita?

    Panda somebodyPanda somebody25 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • So I'm pretty late commenting this and someone else mentioned krita already, but they hadn't used the animation part of it yet, and I want to expand upon that. Krita is a free art and animation program, and I found it much better than things like pencil2d which are very bare bones for my taste. Krita is set up in a way that feels a lot more professional and has a lot of options and tools while maintaining an easy to use interface. Having been using Medibang Paint Pro up until this point I would say the switch was very easy, and both being free have a very good program going on. I've started testing out Krita's animation vs just single pieces and so far I'd say it's the best free program I could find with the sheer amount of research I did to find anything I felt I could use. I would love to see LavenderTowne try out more art and/or animation programs, especially some better free ones like Krita, or Medibang (though medibang isn't for animation).

    FraylakFraylak26 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I use Firealpaca to draw the frames, use OpenToonz to animate, use ShotCut to edit and add audio, and EZgif website to crop lol and all of em are free of charge but OpenToonz needs a specific file or smthg to export the vid and idk where to find it so I had to screen record the animation and edit it on ShotCut ;w; and use the EZgif website to crop the video

    Nora GammaNora Gamma26 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • i really thought krita would be apart of this but yeah i do like the video

    Mr. RdMr. Rd27 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • i draw each frame on procreate then i export them and edit it together with audio on capcut

    shid fartshid fart27 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • tryin 2 learn blenders 2d. it for some reason runs better than adobe animate on my pc for some reason.

    Raven SholiiRaven Sholii27 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • tinyurl.com/womanxxxb702j E anche alcune caratteristiche della politica interna, che sono un vivido esempio del tipo di cultura politica dell'Europa continentale, saranno oggettivamente considerate dalle autorita competenti. I rappresentanti delle moderne riserve sociali saranno riuniti in interi gruppi della loro stessa specie.! A importancia desses problemas e tao obvia que um prototipo de alta qualidade de um projeto futuro cria as pre-condicoes para a viabilidade economica das decisoes tomadas. Para o mundo moderno, um aumento no nivel de consciencia civica nao deixa chance para perspectivas favoraveis. Aqui esta um exemplo vivido das tendencias atuais - a alta qualidade da pesquisa posicional identifica exclusivamente cada participante como sendo capaz de tomar suas proprias decisoes em relacao a novas propostas. Conclusoes banais, mas irrefutaveis, assim como algumas caracteristicas da politica interna, estao ganhando popularidade entre certos segmentos da populacao, o que significa que devem ser entregues ao anatema social-democrata.

    Mary AnistonMary Aniston28 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I haven’t even finish this but seriously the first one is more expensive than Netflix and Disney plus combined!

    Detective JJ’s StuffDetective JJ’s Stuff28 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I literally just use a drawing app and use layers as frames then I put it into a video editing software 😅

    RiverDoesArtRiverDoesArt29 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Please make a version for android...mainly for a phone

    Ashly SanikoAshly Sanikoหลายเดือนก่อน
  • Thank you! I've been looking for some good animatic software!

  • I do most of my animatics using medibang paint, using the layers as frames and then exporting them on a free editing app, while my sis prefers to do all her animations on flipaclip

    mini likes catsmini likes catsหลายเดือนก่อน
  • Tip for people who migth want to get clip studio! they're currently holding a sale . And if you already have clip studio paint pro and want to upgrqade to clip studio paint ex there's 50% off of the upgrade cost. so it's only 70€ instead of 140€ to upgrade

    Sillia chuSillia chuหลายเดือนก่อน
  • Clip studio paint does have a way to copy frames! It took me a long time to figure out- You have to go in layers, ctrl + c the LAYER you want to copy, ctrl + v it In th timeline, create a cel, the right click on it. There should be a window that pops up. In that window there is a column on the left, left click on whatever the copy is named. It is complicated, but it works!

    Balsamic VinaigretteBalsamic Vinaigretteหลายเดือนก่อน
  • You didn't do fire alpaca

    Mi Tarta MinecraftMi Tarta Minecraftหลายเดือนก่อน

    Lilyann PeaseLilyann Peaseหลายเดือนก่อน
  • you can duplicate frames both as a layer on the side bar in the animation tool, in clip, aswell as in the timeline itself if you wanna just like...have it appear later in the movement again ^^ its deffenetly a learning curve and can be a bit more tedious since you gotta do it sepparately, usually, but its still very usable. All my current animations ive made are in fact made with Clip and just put together as scenes in premiere, so i really do suggest it to people who prefer all the fancy bushes n stuff that Clip offers ! the audio feature for it is kinda meh so far animation wise, but deffenetly good enough for just animatics, if you only wanna work in clip and no other programs outside of it. They dont offer audio buffer in it yet, so doing lip sync in clip is not reccomended, but it may come with a future update aswell

    KisaraDoes ArtKisaraDoes Artหลายเดือนก่อน
  • Honestly i LOOOVE CSP and if anyone ever finds it confusing to use, ask me, im willing to help/explain it to you :D I am Yami.#6669 on discord.

    • YamiPlays •• YamiPlays •หลายเดือนก่อน
  • Krita is also a great f r e e animation program for your computer :)

  • Am I the only animator who doesn't know what onion skin is

  • due to a deal i got from wacom, i have clip studio paint ex for free owo

  • I watch bobs burgers all the time

  • *laughs in uses ibis paint and cute cut pro*

  • Can you test FlipaClip

    Kennedy VegaKennedy Vegaหลายเดือนก่อน
  • Can you do a how to draw virtually tutorial? 🥺🙏

    Leah JarochymLeah Jarochymหลายเดือนก่อน
  • Another really important part of animatics is the editing. I'm trying to get into animatic making but I don't know what free editing software to get. Does anyone have any suggestions?

    Huggabug The GreatHuggabug The Greatหลายเดือนก่อน
  • I just crack Animate

  • Me: Using flipaclip and finger 👁 👄 👁

  • :0

    Bun bun EmmyBun bun Emmyหลายเดือนก่อน
  • also, opinions on storyboarding/animating with photoshop? i know its capable of it but since its not its may goal its kinda clunky

    Jademonas S2Jademonas S2หลายเดือนก่อน
  • plot shouldn't even be a free program. it's too shit to deserve a place on the internet.

    Clare The CatClare The Catหลายเดือนก่อน
  • Haven't had any uploaded on youtube yet but personally >> Been making do with Clip Studio Paint Pro XD I just export the parts I make and put them into Sony Vegas Pro- my laptop isn't good with keeping the sound in sync and even cutting it off randomly so just... easier to making the end animatic with a video program ||D Like I tried to maybe use Clip Studio Pain EX during the free trials but the sound syncing was wack no matter what I tried asfdg Onion skin is always nice tho and I like- I sort of duplicate the layers by ctrl+j? but that doesn't immediately assign it to the timeline, you gotta assign it yourself I think.

    Blazing RapidashBlazing Rapidashหลายเดือนก่อน
  • Imagine a $1000+ for an art program- I am even scared to even spend $10 for procreate dhahsjsjjsbsnsj

    Ruiqi HeRuiqi Heหลายเดือนก่อน
  • I've been working on a big animated project (currently in the animatic stage) and I've been using Sai. I have done 1032 frames so far... and I have one scene left

    Alastor - PartHumanVoidAlastor - PartHumanVoidหลายเดือนก่อน
  • Why is nobody talking about that amazing intro?!

    Samantha JeffersSamantha Jeffersหลายเดือนก่อน