Pivot Stickfigure Animator 4.2.1 screenshot

Pivot Stickfigure Animator 4.2.1

Freeware

USER REVIEWS

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
;
Usability:
Performance:
Ease to access guides and manuals:
Interface:

0

0

Simple and Unique Software Where You Can Make an Animation in a Stick Figure

By Daren Garius

On Friday, August 1, 2014

If you are a beginner in making animations this amazing tool is perfectly fits for you, and this tool is called Pivot Stickfigure Animator. It is a basic application where you can create a simple animation based on stick figures. This application gives you the chance to make an animation by just moving the nodes and joints of your shaped figure. By using this tool with your animation you don’t need to redraw your character in each frame to make an animation, you just simply move the joint of your character to make a movement. With this application you can easily modify every frame of your animation the way you want, by using specific character, or even creating your own, change the background with your own idea and putting some colors with your animation. When you’re done with your work, you can hit the play button to look how it is turned out. However, when you used Pivot Stickfigure Animator, the possibilities to create an animation are limitless depending on your skills and imagination.

Pros

  • You are allowed to make your own character
  • You do not need to redraw your character

Cons

  • The interface is very plain
;
Usability:
Performance:
Ease to access guides and manuals:
Interface:

7

0

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
;
Usability:
Performance:
Ease to access guides and manuals:
Interface:

8

1

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

For what are you going to use the program?
  • childrens are very interesting to do this. Now it is necessary for their school homework. Teachers are advising them to practice with animator

  • animating at hom eon my pc and practising manipulating characters to build up my confdiedence in animating then maybe it will help me a lot.

  • For a presentation, and to make sure that this one works before i give the link to my friend. I have used pivot fore but from a different site.

  • Im gonna use this program to have fun making animations with my favourite anime's manga's characters. And also i like to make weapons with the editor ;D

  • Play them like ragdolls to fight with powers so i could make help me animate stuff like a phsycho stickman killer and a electric fighter vs n

What similar programs have you used?
  • None. Once on a really bad computer I tried to use Synfig Studio but it never worked and I never actually figured out how. So I pretty much will only have used this one.

  • I have used this animator on several different computers including ma friend's and family. I have also posted some animations on my Youtube channel.

  • deez nuts inside of ur mum gg m8 get wrecked 1080 yy quickie instaswap noscope quad feed inside your mum i killed you with this insane tshot

  • I haven't really used an similar programs at all and if you're going to make me type this long then I'm going to put random stuff irjaoihfhfouiehfo sweg

  • 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?
  • makes movies creatively, I look forward to creating my own videos. I am very interested in animation and I might become a movie maker someday. This is a great place to start.

  • what i like most is the animations because they are fun to make little videos with and i all so need this for school so i must download this .

  • the best in this program is animation dreams and famous things that could be in the world . and i can make new characters with their clothes

  • Its fun to use and easy to use, plus with practice you can create some amazing animations. Sooner or later you will become a Pivot Stick master

  • Easy to pick up on! Smooth animation and a lot of different possibilities though it can be time consuming the final product is beautiful based on how hard the animator tried.

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