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Pencil2D is an easy, intuitive tool to make 2D hand-drawn animations. Pencil2D is open source and cross-platform.
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Pencil2D Animation

Pencil2D is an animation/drawing software for Windows, macOS, Linux, and FreeBSD. It lets you create traditional hand-drawn animation (cartoon) using both bitmap and vector graphics. Pencil2D is free and open source.

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Pencil2D 0.6.4 (31 May 2019)

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Windows Mac Linux
64-bit 10.12+ 64-bit
32-bit 10.7-10.11 32-bit

Nightly Builds

Nightly builds are the bleeding edge versions of Pencil2D, which contains the most recent fixes and features. The link will direct you to Google Drive, please right-click on a file and select Download. The filename is pencil2d-OS-year-month-date. We currently do not offer legacy mac or 32-bit linux nightly builds. If you have one of these systems, you will have to wait for official releases or build the program from source.

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