GAP is a collection of GIMP plugins that make it possible to create animations as sequences of single frames. The result can be saved as animated GIF, AVI or MPEG file (external libraries are used for this).
on 07/06/2009 – Made popular on 07/06/2009
Hi everyone, I plan to try to do some simple cartoon animations and wonder which tool should I use. I prefer free tools and as I googled a bit I found Gimp has an extension named GAP, besides I found Pencil also as recomended tool for making animations. I'm quite familiar with Gimp, but still a begginer in animations, so what tool would you suggest I should try? What are your experiences?
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