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Anime Studio(former called Moho) is a 2D vector-based cartoon animation application. Moho provides the complete set of tools you need to create an animated cartoon, from drawing and coloring to keyframe animation, multi-layer compositing and final rendering of QuickTime and AVI movie files.

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New Features in Anime Studio 10

Anime Studio's Smart Bone Rigging system is a phenomenal advantage and really helps to accelerate my workflow.Anime Studio 10 uses a unique smart bone™ rigging system to create a character skeleton and then effortlessly move the character over the timeline. This is a phenomenal advantage and really helps to accelerate my workflow. With Anime Studio, a process that might have taken weeks, takes just hours - or sometimes even minutes!
~ Victor Paredes, renowned Anime Studio artist whose animation credits include Nestle, Becker Beer, Chevrolet, Axe, Pepsico and the Chilean government.
MORE CONTROL OVER BONES
New Bone Constraints

NEW in Anime Studio Pro 10 - Several major enhancements have been made to Anime Studio's bone features. The new bone constraints feature will include rigging options that will help set up characters that are more complex and powerful. The independent angle constraint allows a bone to maintain its global angle similar to a camera crane and is not affected by inverse kinematics or its bone parents. Ideal uses for bone constraints include robotic arms or feet on characters that maintains constraints when the rest of the leg is moving. The squash and stretch bone scaling enhancement allows bones to squash and stretch objects. The elbow bending feature helps improve otherwise abnormal bending and squashing issues. New target bones help bones point in the right direction rather than having the need to consistently set angles. Other improvements in bones include an updated inverse kinematic solver and automatic bone scaling. [Pro Only Feature]
SMARTER DIALING
Enhanced Smart Bone Setup

NEW in Anime Studio Pro 10 - Setting up a Smart Bone Dial is now easier. After drawing a bone, select it and go up to Bone > Make Smart Dial. A panel will appear to create the dial. Options include Maximum Angle, Minimum Angle, Duration and Name. Once you apply this, your bone name and label will be set, along with your lifetime frames for the action. All there’s left for you to do is start creating! [Pro Only Feature]
MORE MOVEMENT OPTIONS
Bounce, Elastic and Stagger Interpolation

NEW in Anime Studio Pro 10 - By applying the Bounce keyframe type to the timeline, any object interpolated will appear to bounce, all within two keyframes. Elastic provides a rubber band effect, making objects spring back and forth before reaching their end point. Settings can be adjusted for each of these interpolation types to change the amount of times the object bounces, the intensity and more. Stagger creates the effect that the animation is stuttering or staggering between two keyframes. No additional keyframes are created for this effect. This is great if you want to create the effect a character is having issue lifting a heavy object, as an example. [Pro Only Feature]
NEW WAYS TO CREATE
New and Updated Drawing Tools

NEW in Anime Studio 10 - New tools mean more ways to create and achieve awesome results. The Paint Bucket Tool has been enhanced. Now when you fill in an outline, the created shape will remain independent of the original outline and control points, allowing you to use that outline as a template for future shapes. Additionally, objects no longer have to be weld shut in order to fill them in. As long as an area is enclosed by lines, it can be filled with the enhanced Paint Bucket Tool. The new Blob Brush Tool allows you to easily create shapes by freehand drawing anything you desire. Upon release of the mouse button, Anime Studio will create an outlined shape for you to further enhance and tweak. The Eraser Tool, a much requested addition to the software, is like the Blob Brush Tool, except now whichever area you paint over will see a removal or shift in points. This is great for creating gaps or missing pieces in your objects with very little effort. Finally, the new Reduce Points Tool gives you control over how many points an object has. Instead of trying to manually delete points to make an object less complicated, you can use this tool to reduce excess points while retaining the shape of the object. You can even adjust the tolerance to get the exact results you need!
Anime Studio offers an end-to-end tool that makes it possible for a single person or small animation teams to produce work on par with a full animation houseFor professional animators, Anime Studio offers an end-to-end tool that makes it possible for a single person or small animation teams to produce work on par with a full animation house.
~ Don Varga, Director of Product Marketing for Wacom Technology
ENHANCED RENDERING
Separate Render Process

NEW in Anime Studio Pro 10 – The Batch Exporter and Renderer are now performed as a separate process. Even if you quit from Anime Studio Pro, the render process continues until the job is completed. [Pro Only Feature]
RIGGING SIMPLIFIED
Combined Bone Tools

NEW in Anime Studio 10 - The scale, rotate and translate bone tool functions have been combined into the new Transform Bone Tool. Like the Transform Layer and Point tools, if you click and hold down on the mouse button outside of the bone, you can rotate the bone. If you click and hold on the base (wide end) of the bone, you can move or translate it. If you click and hold on any of the red handles, it resizes the bone. Your cursor will change (rotate, translate and scale) depending on where the cursor is for that bone, making things more streamlined when working on your project files.
Anime Studio offers an end-to-end tool that makes it possible for a single person or small animation teams to produce work on par with a full animation house"Anime Studio 10 is among the best animation products on the market as it is both powerful and easy to use with tools that users of all skill levels can harness. Software features such as the Bone Constraints and Smart Bone Dials allow animators to quickly, efficiently and cost effectively bring their imaginations to life with the utmost control. I was thrilled to work with the new content and characters when creating the Anime Studio 10 animated clip and hope that fellow animators enjoy them as much as I did.”
~ Victor Paredes, award winning animator, Fluor Films
RIGHT TO THE POINT
Combined Point Tools

NEW in Anime Studio 10 - Clicking back and forth between Point Tools is now a thing of the past. The new Transform Point Tool allows you to move, resize and rotate any point you wish. This works similar to the Transform Layer Tool. A red box will appear around objects that you select. If you click and hold inside the object, you can translate or move the shape. Clicking and holding between the control points allows for shape rotation. Clicking and holding on a corner point allows for proportionate scaling. Doing this on either the left or right side will scale horizontally. Scaling vertically can be done with the top or bottom control points.
LIVE FREEHAND PREVIEWS
Enhanced Freehand Drawing

NEW in Anime Studio 10 - More focus is dedicated to your drawings with live Freehand previews. Brushes, tapering effects and more are visible as you apply strokes to the Workspace. Control points and outlines no longer show up with this tool, giving you greater freedom and concentration over your art. If you still like to tweak your points after the fact, don’t worry, the points are still there. The difference is you get to choose when these points show up by accessing the Add Point or Transform Point Tools.
Anime Studio offers an end-to-end tool that makes it possible for a single person or small animation teams to produce work on par with a full animation house"Anime Studio is the best 2D character animation program!"
~ Patricio Molina, Patomolina.com
CUT DOWN ON TRIAL AND ERROR
Preview Animation

NEW in Anime Studio Pro 10 - You can now preview animations before committing to rendering. By going up to File > Preview Animation, a small video file will be created allowing you to view the animation, with no dropped frames, as it appears in workspace mode. While this method should not be used for final exports, you can take these files and save them elsewhere on your computer or even share them with others if needed. This can cut down tremendously on trial and error when animating and save lots of time, which is invaluable for creative projects. [Pro Only Feature]
WORK ON MULTIPLE FILES SIMULTANEOUSLY
Multiple Document Support

NEW in Anime Studio 10 - Anime Studio now allows you to open more than one document at a time, and switch from one to another in a tabbed interface.
Anime Studio offers an end-to-end tool that makes it possible for a single person or small animation teams to produce work on par with a full animation house“I've used Anime Studio for several years now. From large productions to personal projects, this software has helped me weave the magic of cartoon animation into my work with minimal effort. Anime Studio is at the top of my all-time favorite applications.”
~ Steve Harms, EarthlingArts.com
FLEXIBLE SHORTCUT MAPPING
Keyboard Shortcut Editor

NEW in Anime Studio 10 - Create and save your own keyboard shortcut configurations.
SELECT MORE, SAVE TIME
Multiple Shape Selection

NEW in Anime Studio 10 - Now with the Select Shape Tool, you can select multiple shapes at once. Simply hold down the shift key as you click on the shapes you want to select them. Holding in Alt and clicking on an object will deselect it from your group of shapes. You can even transfer colors to multiple shapes at once using the Eyedropper Tool!
Anime Studio offers an end-to-end tool that makes it possible for a single person or small animation teams to produce work on par with a full animation house"Anime Studio Pro has always fulfilled my art and animation needs whether I’m creating graphics for one of my apps or sprite animations for games!”
~ J. Baker, PoseMotion.com
UNIVERSAL ACCESS TO WORK AREA
Frame Zero and the Sequencer

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Acronyms / Also Known As:
Moho, Anime Studio, Anime Studio Debut, Anime Studio Pro

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Just posting to expand on a previous comment. Moho will happily render to HuffYUV 2.1.1 (the original author's version), with or without alpha channel, after the codec has been installed (it is not included with Moho). There seems to be a problem rendering to to HuffYUV 2.2.0 (modified by other authors), but I suspect that problem may be more in the codec than in Moho.

Moho is a lot of fun and a useful tool. Don't miss the free companion program Papagayo (also from Lost Marble), an aid for speech lip-synching.



Posted August 04, 2005 by . Tool version 5.2.1 using OS WinXP
Ease of use 9 of 10 Functionality 9 of 10 Value for money 10 of 10 Overall score 10 of 10


fun to mess with, try the trial version, and take some of the included tutorials, lotta fun. functionality a 9 because u can't render to huffy =/


Posted May 15, 2004 by . Tool version 4.6 using OS WinXP
Ease of use 9 of 10 Functionality 9 of 10 Value for money 10 of 10 Overall score 10 of 10


I've been using this application for a few months now and I find it perfect for not only 2D animation but also video effects. You can import still pictures and do Ken Burns zoom and pan effects, plus rotations, perspective wipes, layers too. Also you can attach 'skeletons' to images and use them to warp/animate still pictures.
Ijust found out today you can also import AVI files and those can also be manipulated the same as still pictures.



Posted May 04, 2004 by . Tool version 4.61 using OS Win98
Ease of use 9 of 10 Functionality 10 of 10 Value for money 10 of 10 Overall score 10 of 10
Guides: http://www.steveryan.net/Moho.htm

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