Artoonix is software to create cartoons or animated movies on your PC. It is best suited for those who want to “liven up” static world of simple computer drawings, to try out your creative ideas on the animation canvas and show the results to family and friends. With Artoonix you can: – Create drawings and text effects in advanced Artoonix frame editor or simply add and modify objects from your existing pictures, photos (e.g. JPEG’s, bmp, png, animated GIF’s) and movies (e.g., avi, mpg, wmv, asf). – Animate and transform the drawings and photos using a host of traditional animation tools including Frame Tweening, Morphing, Warp and Distort . – Record multi-track sound from your microphone or insert soundtracks from wav or MP3 audio files. -Add sound effects to your animations (fade in and out, change levels and speed, mix varios tracks). -Export your animation to high-quality Flash SWF files or animated GIF’s for easy web publishing, e-mailing, or to use as your mobile phone wallpaper. – Convert your animations into high-quality movie files (e.g. into an .avi file with your favourite compression codec – DiVX or Xvid) for professional output.
Traditionally, animation process is associated with rather complex multiple stage process but it is intuitively simple in its basics. Artoonix makes it accessible to everybody, especially children. The user interface has been designed to guide the artist through the logical steps of animation process. Text menus, sidebars, mouse contextual menus and keyboard shortcuts reflect the need to concentrate on creative bits while having the right tools at hand.