Animation Desk


Anyone can be an animator. Any idea matters.

Animation Desk for iPad allows users to create hand-drawn animations on iPad. The drawing interface provided by the app resembles the real working environment of a professional animator who completes each frame of an animation on a specially-designed desk, the animation desk.

Animation Desk for iPad provides an easy, friendly, and intuitive drawing environment so that everyone can enjoy creating their own animated works. Come join us to appreciate the beauty of traditional animations!

  • Share your works with friends on Facebook
  • Upload animations to YouTube
  • Add audio effects to spice up your animations
  • Transfer animations between different iDevices and enjoy animating anytime, anywhere.

THE STAGE IS YOURS! Simply sketch on the iPad screen with your fingers and turn the drawings into animations in just a few steps. You will soon find yourself become the creator of your own fantasy land.

Main Features:

  • Friendly and gorgeous user interface – Realistic scene for creating animation
  • Four sets of frame rate (FPS) supported – The smoothness of your animation depends on the frame rate and you can choose from 3FPS to 24FPS (frame per second).
  • Share your masterpiece with the world – Upload your animations directly to YouTube, Facebook, and Youku
  • Send animated E-cards – Send your animated work as email attachment to wow your friends
  • Layers – Foreground and Middle Ground supported
  • Dynamic and static background images – Animate your ideas with ease by applying a dynamic background, or insert your favorite picture as the static background
  • Audio support – Bring your animated creation to life by adding background music or sound effects
  • Stamp tool – Use our patented stamp features to add shapes, insert pictures, or copy and paste selected area on a frame
  • X-Sheet – Ability to repeat target frames and take control of your animations
  • Save to PDF and GIF – Export your animations to PDFs or GIF images
  • Various painting tools with pressure sensitivity – Bucket fill tool, smudge Tool, pencil, crayon, fountain pen, three types of brush and eraser
  • Adjustable size and opacity for the brushes and eraser – Manage every stroke to your liking
  • Onion Skinning – See an overlay of adjacent frames
  • Color selection palettes and swatch panels – Decorate your creative ideas with unlimited colors
  • Palm rejection feature – Rest your hand on the screen without activating other functions
  • Anizone – An Exclusive YouTube Platform for Animation Desk Users to watch, share, and give feedback on animation works created by other Animation Desk users


Plan Price Details
Animation Desk Lite Free Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad.
Animation Desk for iPad $4.99 Compatible with iPad.
Animation Desk for iPhone $2.99 Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad.
Animation Desk for Mac $9.99 Compatible with Mac OS X 10.6 or later.


February 3, 2013

A nice app for turning drawings into animations.