OpenToonz - An open-source full-featured 2D animation creation software
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What is OpenToonz?

OpenToonz is a 2D animation software published by DWANGO. It is based on Toonz Studio Ghibli Version, originally developed in Italy by Digital Video, Inc., and customized by Studio Ghibli over many years of production.

Program Requirements

Please refer to the OpenToonz site at


Please download and install OpenToonz from the latest installer at

Older versions and unstable nightly build are also available at

How to Build Locally



  • Files outside of the thirdparty directory are based on the Modified BSD License.
    • modified BSD license.
    • Based on this license, this software may be used or changed freely for business or personal use.
  • For files in the thirdparty directory:
    • Please consult with the licenses in the appropriate READMEs or source codes.

Special Thanks

This Open Source Program is developed from Toonz, a software originally created by Digital Video, S.p.A., Rome Italy