Open source Animation for Windows

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

OpenToonz

OpenToonz is a 2D animation software published by DWANGO. It is based on Toonz Studio Ghibli Version, originally developed in Italy by Digital Video, Inc., and customized by Studio Ghibli over many years of production. (BSD)

Windows - MAC OS X

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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