Types of animation software:
There are several types of computer animation being created.Both 2d and 3d animation are popular but are used for different reasons.2d is used in Flash animation and Power point animationand focuses on manipulating a two-dimensional image.3d is used for building virtual based characters and object with in a virtual world.3d animation software can create a movies seems very real to viewer whereas 2d animation appears flat like cartoon is not usually integrated in to a non-animated film.
2d Animation software:
2d animation software typically created with flash software.the scene is draws as if the artist were drawing on paper.
the images are drawn by hand and scanned in to the computer or the images are dawn in the computer with an illustration program and then manipulated in the flash software.Brushes and pencils can be replaced by graphics tablet or a mouse.Flash animation is popula5r on the web as a means to demonstrate simple process to the viewer.
3d Animation software:
3d animation software requires every objects to be created on a wire frame model that contours to the shape drawn.the wire frame model is a 3d grid that allows the software to map the shape and sub sequent movements of the objects.
The artist assings colors and textures to the shape,Which allows the software to then create the character.the artist working in 3d animation software needs to be a good sculptor.3d animation software is used for film making.
Maya Animation software:
the most popular 3d animation software,and by for the most powerful available is mays.used for special effects as well as animation,Maya is the software most in demand in Hollywood.
other animation softawre used is 3ds max,lish wave 3d and soft image when Hollywood combines live film and animation they use one of the following software products
- Adobe effect after effect