Chapter 2: About Toon Boom Harmony

Toon Boom Harmony is the most advanced professional animation software on the market. Bringing together an impressive 2D drawing toolset with the ability to work in a real 3D space, and import 3D models,

Harmony Server combines the animation toolset of Harmony with an impressive database for collaborative workflow. Share assets, batch vectorize and render, and increase production efficiency.

Top Features

  • Advanced Drawing Tools: Texture brushes, and thick and thin pencil lines
  • Smart Colour Palettes: Colour you can adjust on the fly
  • Character Rigging: Hierarchy, deform, and effects for creating sophisticated rigs
  • Special Effects: An array of effects including highlights and shadows, glows, blurs, and a full particle effects engine
  • Real 3D Camera: A camera you can reposition in a full 3D space
  • 3D Integration: Allowing you to import 3D models, position and animate them in 3D space
  • Batch Vectorizing and Rendering: Quickly process images for import and export through a single workstation or a render farm
  • Database File Sharing: Share libraries, colour palettes, animation, and more across the whole team
  • Production Pipeline Integration: Seamlessly integrate content from pre-production via Toon Boom Storyboard Pro

Toon Boom Pipeline

Toon Boom Harmony has been recognized for its excellence by winning many awards, including a Primetime Emmy® Engineering Award and the prestigious Ub Iwerks Annie Award for the integrated pipeline with Toon Boom Storyboard Pro.

Harmony works perfectly with Toon Boom Storyboard Pro for all pre-production phases. Therefore, animatics created in Toon Boom Storyboard Pro can be imported seamlessly in Harmony for animation and scene setup guidance.

Render Resolution

The render resolution for the various editions of Harmony are:

Harmony Essentials: 2K (2048x1556)
Harmony Advanced: 4K (4096x3112)
Harmony Premium: Unlimited


Control Center Module Icon Harmony Stage Module Harmony Scan ModuleHarmony Paint ModuleHarmony Play Module Harmony Cloud

Harmony Server is composed of the following modules:

These modules are all accessible from:

  • Windows: Start > Programs > Harmony 12.2.1 Premium
  • Mac OS X: Applications > Toon Boom Harmony 12.2.1 Premium
  • Linux: /usr/local/ToonBoomAnimation/harmonyPremium_12.2.1/lnx86_64/bin/
  • Harmony Premium
  • Harmony Premium -paint
  • Controlcenter
  • Scan
  • Play
  • ServerActivation
  • ClientActivation
  • LicenseWizard