Getting Started > Introduction


Animate is a complete animation software allowing you to do endless creative projects. It comes with a very wide variety of tools and features.

In the Getting Started Guide, you will learn about the main features covering the basic concepts of Toon Boom Animate, which will quickly bring you up to speed. Refer to the complete Toon Boom Animate User Guide available online at to learn about all the tools and options, as well as advanced techniques.

This guide is divided as follows:

How to Draw
How to Animate
How to Paint
How to Morph Drawings
How to Import Bitmap Images
How to Create Templates
How to Setup a Scene
How to Create a Multiplane
How to Animate Objects and the Camera
How to Import Sound and Add Lip-Sync
How to Add Effects to your Scene
How to Export a Movie