Pivot Stickfigure Animator 4.2.1 screenshot

Pivot Stickfigure Animator 4.2.1

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USER REVIEWS

Pivot Stick Figure Animator( Pivot Animator ) user review by James Meyette

By James Meyette

On Monday, August 4, 2014

Pivot Animator formerly known as Pivot Stick Figure Animator(Name was too long) is a fun tool to use for bringing stick figures to life and using them to tell whatever you can dream even though this tool is only available for the Windows Operating system it is cool and easy to use even for people who have no animation experience.

It can be used to make animations of all types just by moving the different node areas on your stick figure character into different positions and then capturing the key frame. Software such as this has been used to create some really cool stick figure animations.

You can get a copy of Pivot Animator for free and use it commercially for free as well the only big downfall of this product is that it is supported by some heavy ads that can sometimes get fairly annoying but this is how the developer has decided to make their money rather than charging for it which they could have done making it less accessible.

Overall Pivot Animator is a great free tool to be used by any whether an experienced animator or someone just looking to delve into the animation world a little bit.

Pros

  • Easy to use for beginners and experts
  • Free use forever no matter what your reason for use is

Cons

  • Heavy on the amount of ads that are used to pay for it
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CREATE YOUR OWN ANIMATION EASILY WITHOUT GOING TO LEARN IN AN ANIMATION CLASS

By Martin Maguna

On Tuesday, July 14, 2015

REVIEW

Just as the name of the application suggests the software is just about making animations and once I downloaded it I just realized that doing animations has never ever been this easy in my life and you start by having some stick figure and then in the figure you as the user of the said application you will have to move the joints and then the stick figure now will move and then this will be all animation but also for you to be able to modify you stick figure you can customize it by adding colors to it and you can also be able to mix the different characters and make them as you wish.

FEATURES

The following are the features

Be able to make your own animation

You can customize your own character

Then after you have finished you can click the play icon and then you will see how you made your stick figure

CONCLUSION

It is very easy to use and a must use for all the first time animators

Pros

  • It is very easy to use
  • You can also add color to your character and make it more appealing

Cons

  • you cannot develop a complex animation
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A Simple Program that can make Awesome Animated Stick Figures

By Pablo Conde Ferrer

On Friday, August 1, 2014

I think every kid in the 80’s and 90’s will agree that they drew stick figures on the back of their notebooks, and sometimes they made a story out of it. Now, if you still want to try those simple yet entertaining drawings, then you may want to explore this program called Pivot Stickfigure Animator. You can create animated stick figures in a fast and easy way. However, its interface is a bit complex since some of its useful tools and options are hidden. You need to review and understand this program first for you to enjoy creating amazing stick figures. Moreover, I like that this program provides straightforward creation technique that will help you create a drawing that is very pleasant and lifelike. It also comes with a series of pre-designed stick figures, from human to animals. Overall, Pivot Stickfigure Animator is a simple yet functional program on creating stick figure with a story. If you love to draw such images, go and check out this one.

Pros

  • Easily create a stick figure
  • It has a straightforward creation method

Cons

  • Its interface is quite complex at first
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QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

For what are you going to use the program?
  • I am Eleonora Dragomir And I will use this program to illustrate my lessons for my students , I am a teacher in a Highschool from Piatra Neamt-Romania

  • i am using this program to make a small presentation about the good samaritan.This will be used for my religion assignment at my high school

  • learning how to draw stick figures.to understand better one of lessons in computer syllabus.sothat i can improve my knowledge in computers and animation

  • Animating a Communications Technology Project. Followed by using the program as a hobby. And why must you make me types so man Characters? ugh

  • Only for fun at home. maybe some little movies with amimated effect from stickfigures. when it rains i dont know what im going to do with my time

What similar programs have you used?
  • omg so do you want me to write a full text in here? ok so im gonna do it. im using pivot stickfigure animator for 5 years and once i used flash

  • I have used the Program Pivot Animator, a couple of last versions to do simple animation for myself. Now I want to teach my son to make great

  • sumdog, google earth, google animations, and that's all i have used of similarity to pivot stick figure animation animator, so plz let me download

  • stick figure animation threatre and its not good so i prefer to downlod this one because i saw its titurial on youtube and i rated it with 5 stars

  • pivot stickfigure animator but the earlier version 3.something or other now im just typing becauuse the site is making me to advance why why

What do you like most about this program?
  • nice visuals, nice interface, charactersfeatures, lots of tools, help menus, integration with other softwares and paint brush is is an advantage

  • I think the idea of this program was the best. Growing up, I have always wanted to animate a stickman leaping on building tops. Now I can do that with Pivot!

  • It's so versatile and easy to use that all animators, beginners or professionals, can use it. Simple interface yet full of possibilities. :-D

  • That you animate and create your dreams and earn a good lifestyle by helping people. Also to have fun with education and learn without forgetting.

  • its too easy and i can use it but it needs more features like being able to animate icons from your computers desktop or cool things like that

Review

You have been drawing stick figures since you were a kid! Isn’t it time to animate them and create incredible videos with your work?

Pivot Stickfigure Animator is the program you are looking for. Just move the nodes and joints on the figure, and you will generate easy animation to create stories and cartoons.

Generate as many animations as you want and create an animation chain
Generate as many animations as you want and create an animation chain

How to use

Pivot Stickfigure Animator is a complex program. Simple in appearance, the software hides a surprising tool full of possibilities.

Different tools and options will help us to create our stick-figure, and provide different backgrounds for our animation. Just assemble the figure with the nodes and joints and start your animation. Frame-by-frame, the program will recognize different stickfigure positions and, thanks to the previewed screen, will show us the whole animation chain.

Be as creative as you want. As you can see from the official website videos, your time and skills are the only limits to your creation. Generate as many animations as you want, and create an animation chain with different camera angles, backgrounds or even 3D movements.

Move and resize the stickman to set it on the screen, or even set a pivot on your own personal photos and animate you and your friends in a really easy and intuitive way. Used with a video editor program, you can add music and sound effects to your animations and create full cartoon movies, just like the South Park series.

From time to time the developers create animation competitions through their website to maintain the stick figure animation spirit.

Be as creative as you want. Your time and skills are the only limits to your creation.

Pivot Stickfigure Animator is a freeware and can be downloaded for commercial or personal use. Motus software has developed a multilingual forum to respond to all animation questions. You can find more information about the program on most social networks, including Facebook and Google+. On the website you can even find animation competitions that have been shared on Youtube.

Just move the nodes and joints on the figure to create the animation
Just move the nodes and joints on the figure to create the animation

Pivot Stickfigure Animator 4.2.1 Features

The new version of the program adds all of these new features:

  • Piv and Stk file folder will be stored to enhance navigation
  • The toolbar is now more visual
  • Portable version to download and run from Hdd
  • Croatian language added
  • Videos can be exported on GIF and Avi Video format

For more information about the software, after the download, feel free to check the official website .

System Requirements

Before you download the program, please check that your computer fits all the system requirements to run the app:

  • Operating system: Windows 98 and up
  • RAM: may be required for larger animations

The program will run on every single computer with previews requirements, and there are no additional requirements needed.

Conclusion

This software has been created for simple and easy pivot animations. Moving the joints, position your figures and generate interesting cartoon-style videos. It’s a really user-friendly program, and frequently used by newbie animators. The possibilities for creation are as limitless as your skills and dedication. Results can be as good as with other, more sophisticated programs like Adobe Flash Professional.

Pros
  • Several bugs fixed
  • Different languages added
  • Complete website with videos, free tutorials and competitions
  • Full of creative possibilities
  • Free personal and commercial use
Cons
  • Only three exporting formats supported (gifs, AVI and BMP)
  • Not possible to add sound