To a great extent, the decline of Adobe Flash is not the fault of the Flash technology itself, but because the known and unknown vulnerabilities of Adobe Flash Player are countless, very serious, and hard to prevent. As a consequence, in January 2016, this classic 2D animation authoring tool Adobe Flash Professional CC with 20 years of development history was officially renamed to Adobe Animate CC. At this point, the whole Internet formally started to weed Flash out (of course, the initiator is still Google Chrome).
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Spriter is a popular sprite character creating tool for 2D game animation, which comes with powerful functions, friendly UI and simple operation. By means of the modular animation technology (to complete the integration of animation modules through assembly), it enables everybody (whether he or she has the experience of making animation or not) to be able to quickly and easily create exquisite, professional and well-worked sprite characters for 2D game animation.
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First, you should know what M.U.G.E.N is. M.U.G.E.N is a free, non-professional 2D fighting game engine that only made for personal use on DOS, Windows and Linux platforms. Its was developed by Elecbyte group using the C language and Allegro libraries, and gives the characters from different ACG (Animation, Comic, Game) a common platform to fight with each other. Continue reading SNK versus CAPCOM Ultimate MUGEN, 3rd Battle Edition
The CINEMA 4D produced by MAXON Computer from Germany is a set of 3D drawing software integrated with 3D modeling, animation and arithmetic. It has been famous for its ultra high speed and powerful rendering plug-ins (amazing renderer and particles system).
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Lumion is a real-time 3D architecture visualization software, which features the real-time display, can obtain the final effects without having to rending first. It’s mainly used to make a movie, animation and static frame work, excellent in many fields, including architectural plan and design, landscape environment, lighting and shading performance, etc. Continue reading [v6.0] Lumion – Real-time 3D visualization tool
Aseprite (full name: Allegro Sprite Editor) is a lightweight application dedicated to making pixel-style animation. Its function is basically like similar software, such as brush, onion skin, animation frame editor, etc. Here, AppNee recommends 2D pixel/retro style game character designers to try it.
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VUE xStream (called VUE for short) is a three-dimensional landscape designing & producing software specially designed for artists and illustrators. It can perfectly work with 3ds Max, Maya, LightWave, Cinema 4D, Softimage and other 3D rending tools, so as to simulate all kinds of very lifelike natural environments. For example: Terrains, Vegetation, Ecosystem, Atmospheres, Natural Elements, Lighting, etc.
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