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Toon Boom Animate Pro is a complete animation software with advanced features for all your animation projects. Animate Pro is the ideal cut-out animation solution. Made specifically for creating and animating cut-out characters.

No matter your preferred animation work-style, Animate Pro manages your entire project, from importing assets and content creation, all the way to animation, compositing and multi-platform rendering. Animate Pro boasts a 64-bit engine, allowing you to export content faster, including elaborate scenes, large bitmaps, gradients and complex backgrounds. Output sophisticated scenes at full resolution with effects.

Animate Pro works in conjunction with Toon Boom Storyboard Pro, which allows you to plan your project, and time the scenes to audio before animating in Animate or Animate Pro.

To learn all about the features available in Toon Boom Animate Pro and how to use them in a production context, refer to the following chapters:

Getting Started
Traditional Animation
Character Building
Scene Setup
3D Space
Animation Paths
Cut-out Animation
In all Animate Pro documentation, the default keyboard shortcuts used are the Toon Boom Animate Pro set.

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