2D ANIMATION SOFTWARES
Pencil Traditional Animation Software:
pencil is an animation/drawing software for mac os x,windows,and linux.it lets you create traditional hand-drawn animation(cartoon)using both bitmap and vector graphics.pencils is free and open source.
FLASH 2D ANIMATION:
Flash animation has typically distributed by way of the(www)-world wide web.in which case they are aften reffered to as internet cartoon,online cartoon,or webtoons.
Web flash animations may be interactive and are often created in a series.A flash animation is distingushed from a web comics,which is a comoic strip distributed via the web,rather then an animated cartoon.
Flash animation is now taught in schools throught out the UK and can be taken as a GCSE and o level.