Open source Animation for Linux

Glaxnimate

Glaxnimate is a simple and fast vector graphics animation program. It features a customizable interface, smooth animations, supports animation for the web (gif, Webp) and is cross platform. (GPL)

Cross-platform

Pencil

Pencil is an animation/drawing software for Mac OS X, Windows, and Linux. It lets you create traditional hand-drawn animation (cartoon) using both bitmap and vector graphics (GPL)

Linux - Windows - MAC OS X

Storyboarder

Storyboarder makes it easy to visualize a story as fast you can draw stick figures. Quickly draw to test if a story idea works. Create and show animatics to others. Express your story idea without making a movie. (MIT)

Linux - Windows - MAC OS X

Synfig

Synfig is a powerful, industrial-strength vector-based 2D animation software package, designed from the ground-up for producing feature-film quality animation with fewer people and resources. (GPL)

Linux - FreeBSD - Windows - MAC OS X

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