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Dream big with Animation Desk. Draw frame-to-frame animation from scratch, or create animations upon videos, images, Photoshop layers. Animation Desk supports multiple export formats. Create animation on your iPad and iPhone with Animation Desk.

Screenshot credits,
# 4: Pei Yu Lin, Cryaniml. Follow Pei Yu on Twitter @nimae04
# 5: Kristine Petilla, The Amazing transforming Box. Her website, https://kristinepetilla.crevado.com/
# 6: LeopARTnik, Work that Camera. Follow LeoArtnik on Instagram @leopartnik

Thank you Pei Yu, Kritine, and LeoARTnik for choosing Animation Desk.

AWARDS
- Featured in Top100 iPad Entertainment apps in 86 App Stores
- Featured by Apple on iTunes Home Page
- Featured by Yahoo Tech
- Featured by TechCrunch
- Recommended by edshelf, EducationalAppStore.com, All abot apps in YOUR classroom, iPad Educators

CREATE ANIMATION
• Import Photoshop layers (PSD)
• Make animation over videos and pictures
• Create animations with different aspect of ratio, FPS, and duration

DRAWING TOOLS
• Brushes and Erasers
• Onion skin
• Color-coded onion skinning
• Selection tools
• Layers
• Personalized color palette
• Perfect with Apple Pencil 1,2, Wacom and Adonit styli

HELPFUL TOOLS
• Frame tags
• Ruler tools
• Frame viewer and timeline
• Zoom-in and zoom-out
• Canvas rotation

EXPORT
• Export individual frame into image
• Export videos
• Export PSD layers, PDF, and GIF (up to 640x480 px), PDF
• Export video with different aspect of ratio
• Add music to the animations
• Combine multiple animation sequences into an animatic storyboard

SUBSCRIPTION OPTIONS
• Kdan Cloud 500GB
Annual plan: billed annually at $9.99/ year
Monthly plan: billed monthly at $2.99/ month

• Creativity 365 (with 1 TB Kdan Cloud storage)
Annual plan: billed annually at $59.99/year after 7-day trial ends
Quarterly plan: billed quarterly at $19.99/quarter after 3-day trial ends
Monthly plan: billed monthly at $9.99/monthly after 3-day trial ends

Any unused portion of a free trial period, if offered, will be forfeited when the user purchases a subscription to that publication, where applicable. Subscriptions will be charged through your iTunes account at the confirmation of purchase. Your subscriptions will automatically renew unless cancelled at least 24 hours before the end of current subscription period. Your iTunes account will be charged for renewal within 24-hour prior to the end of the current period, for the same duration and at the current subscription price. You may manage your subscriptions in your iTunes Account Settings after purchase. No cancellation of the current subscription is allowed during an active subscription period.

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CAN WE GIVE A HAND?
Got a question? Contact us at helpdesk@kdanmobile.com or check out http://support.kdanmobile.com

iOS Store Category:

Primary: Entertainment

Secondary: Education

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Version History

Launched Oct 05, 2016 (about 4 years ago).

Releasing new versions every about 1 month, on average.

Nov 21
2020
(Current)
Version 4.0.3

Bug fixes

Nov 18
2020
Version 4.0.2

Fixed the bug which forced app quit during activation
Fixed the auto-saving problem with brush strokes
App stability enhanced

Oct 30
2020
Version 4.0.1

Now users can edit the video background layer
iOS 14 optimization
If you are experiencing missing files after v9.0, please upgrade to this version.

Aug 31
2020
Version 4.0

Hello, we are happy to present a redesigned editing interface in Animation Desk. Not only so, we also add in some new features,
-A timeline that shows users an overview of a sequence of frames
-Ruler to create perfect straight lines, circles, squares, and triangles
-Zoom-in and zoom-out rate increased
-Canvas rotation
-Color palette saving
-Selection tool enhanced

We hope you like this new update as we do.

Jan 24
2020
Version 3.9.7

Fixed problems that cause video crashes
User interface adjustment
Auto synchronize sequences in storyboards
Fix a bug in FPS settings
Animation Desk iPhone supports social media login
Stability improved

Jan 20
2020
Version 3.9.6

Fixed problems that cause video crashes
User interface adjustment
Auto synchronize sequences in storyboards
Fix a bug in FPS settings
Animation Desk iPhone supports social media login
Stability improved

Dec 18
2019
Version 3.9.5

1.Fix the problem that causes gray shading when using eraser in background layer
2.New onboarding with tutorial video
3.UI adjustment
4.Happy Holidays everyone!

Dec 02
2019
Version 3.9

iAniMagic winner announcement on Dec 10, 2019

Fixed frame jumble that happens after video preview

Enable shortcut menu to move around the frame

Interface improvement

Nov 01
2019
Version 3.8

iAniMagic animation competition submission deadline extended to Nov 10, 2019.
UI fixes

Oct 03
2019
Version 3.7

iAniMagic animation competition calls for entries. More information is available in the app
Frame copying feature improved, users can now create loop animation easily
App now keeps the layers settings and FPS of an imported ad.package
Touch target improved
Expand menu added in the Home tab
Editing interface improved

Aug 23
2019
Version 3.6

Video import and rotoscope added
Import files from the iOS Files
Fixed the issues that cause app freeze
Fixed the issues that cause errors in sequence loading
Storyboard bug fixes
UI improvements

Aug 03
2019
Version 3.5

bug fixes and performance enhancements

Jul 15
2019
Version 3.4

Fixed the problem that caused frame missing or re-allocating
Fixed the missing frame that caused by tapping the undo/redo buttons

Mar 20
2019
Version 3.3

1.Copy/Paste tool added to the iPhone version
2.Fixed the problem that caused frame lost
3.Fixed the problem that caused layers to merge when the screen was off
4.iPhone UI improved
5.Fixed the issues in social media log-in

Jan 18
2019
Version 3.2

Apple Pencil 2 bug fixed
Apple Pencil 2 function extended
Displaying frame number in copy-paste mode
Transparent background supported in Animation Desk. Now you can create GIF with a transparent background
Minor bug fixes in layers

Nov 26
2018
Version 3.1

Apple Pencil 2 gesture supported
Now you can export PSD file via Email
Fixed the issue that caused audio button disappeared in some iPad models

Nov 12
2018
Version 3.0

Bug fixed - Layer 03 added back to the free version.
Brush size setting adjusted.
Color filling tolerance adjusted.

Oct 31
2018
Version 2.9

Brush fixed, no more shaky lines
Paint bucket is now supported in the iPhone version
Bug fixed in layer renaming
Layer arrangement is now supported in Animation Desk
Bug fixed in the PSD export menu

Aug 23
2018
Version 2.8

Animation Desk now supports up to 9 layers and layer renaming
Fixed a bug that caused frame manger crashes
Fixed a bug that caused frame lost when an animation contained a video background
Integration with iOS folder improved
Other improvements on audio/ video export.

Jul 06
2018
Version 2.7

Minor bug fixes
Wacom SDK updated
Fixed the problem with the photo library import

May 28
2018
Version 2.6

Fixed the bug where app would not open

Apr 25
2018
Version 2.5.1

Bug fixes and performance enhancements

Apr 23
2018
Version 2.5

Bug fixes and performance enhancements

Apr 11
2018
Version 2.4

• Now you can add music to your animations in Animation Desk
• Apple pencil integration improved
• Brushes upgraded
• Fixed problem that cause photo album not loading correctly in Animation Desk
• Fixed the missing background images

Nov 29
2017
Version 2.3

• iAniMagic Animation Contest deadline extension – the new deadline is on 31 March 2018, happy animating!
• Screen recording supported
• You can now resize the imported images
• Improved the flow of image import
• Fixed the bug where drawing remains on the editing screen
• Fixed the problem of HD video export
• Stability improvement

Oct 02
2017
Version 2.2

Restored the menu bar in the Sequence Manager in certain iPad Pro devices
Improve the compatibility with iOS11
Resolution enhanced to 1920*1440 px (iPad Air 2, iPad Pro, Mini, iPad Pro only)
Animation Desk now supports up to 5 layers
New eraser pattern available

Sep 24
2017
Version 2.1

-Optimized for iOS 11
-Drag-and-Drop supported. Drag images from other apps to Animation Desk
-Resolution enhanced to 1920*1440 px (iPad Air 2, iPad Pro, Mini, iPad Pro only)
-Animation Desk now supports up to 5 layers
-New eraser pattern available
-Pencil brush fixed

Sep 16
2017
Version 2.0

-Optimized for iOS 11
-Drag-and-Drop supported. Drag images from other apps to Animation Desk
-Resolution enhanced to 1920*1440 px (iPad Air 2, iPad Pro, Mini, iPad Pro only)
-Animation Desk now supports up to 5 layers
-New eraser pattern available
-Pencil brush fixed

Aug 14
2017
Version 1.6

-2017 iAniMagic animation contest calling for entries, prizes include a 3D printer, drones, gift vouchers, and more.
-Wacom integration upgraded, Animation Desk now supports all Wacom stylus pens.
-Brush pack upgraded, enjoy the smooth drawing.
-Minor bug fixes.

Jul 17
2017
Version 1.5

+ Animation Desk got featured by Yahoo Tech (L)
+ Check out other awesome apps that work best with Animation Desk in “Add-ons”
+ Get yours now: Creativity 365 x Adonit Dash 2 stylus

Jun 01
2017
Version 1.4

Introducing Creativity 365
• Get access to all premium features in Kdan Creative App series across phone, tablet, and desktop

Organize and manage your storylines with the new animated storyboard
• Import multiple animation sequences into one storyboard
• Add comments to the footage
• Browse the storylines and make quick adjustments

Stabilization and Performance Updates
• Various improvements and minor bug fixes

Mar 21
2017
Version 1.3.1

Introducing Creativity 365
•Get access to all premium features in Kdan Creative App series across phone, tablet, and desktop.

Better Customer Support Center
•Search our knowledge base for solutions to your requests or inquiries.
•Cannot find the answer you’re looking for? Please submit a ticket to our support team.
•Login with your Kdan ID to keep track of your support requests.

Feb 02
2017
Version 1.3

Introducing Creativity 365
Get access to all premium features in Kdan Creative App series across phone, tablet, and desktop.

iOS 10
Fully supports iOS 10
You can now export your animation or drawing directly to iMessage

Added Wacom stylus support on iPhone
Fixed formatting issues on iPhone
Minor bug fixes and performance enhancements

Let us know how we can help you in creating your animation. Get in touch at appservice@kdanmobile.com.

Dec 21
2016
Version 1.2

Introducing Creativity 365
Get access to all premium features in Kdan Creative App series across phone, tablet, and desktop.

iOS 10
Fully supports iOS 10
You can now export your animation or drawing directly to iMessage

Added Wacom stylus support on iPhone
Fixed formatting issues on iPhone
Minor bug fixes and performance enhancements

Let us know how we can help you in creating your animation. Get in touch at appservice@kdanmobile.com.

Dec 13
2016
Version 1.1

Introducing Creativity 365
Get access to all premium features in Kdan Creative App series across phone, tablet, and desktop.

iOS 10
Fully supports iOS 10
You can now export your animation or drawing directly to iMessage

Added Wacom stylus support on iPhone
Fixed formatting issues on iPhone
Minor bug fixes and performance enhancements

Let us know how we can help you in creating your animation. Get in touch at appservice@kdanmobile.com.

Oct 05
2016
Version 1.0

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