A simple application that lets you create traditional hand-drawn 2D animations.


PENCIL 2D is a free digital resource that helps you create traditional hand-drawn 2D animations.

Key features

  • Easily switch between raster and vector workflows so you can sketch, ink, and paint on the go
  • Lightweight and easy to use so you can focus on animating instead of what button to hit next
  • PENCIL 2D is cross-platform and runs on Windows, macOS, Linux & FreeBSD
  • Provides tutorials to keep you informed of the software, and a forum to help you out with any issues

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Copyright Info

No. This resource does not require you to give attribution/credit.

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