- Pivot stick animator - (Windows Only)
This free software download is a great asset to any classroom. Though it does use stick figures, creative students can do great things. Animations are saved as animated gifs. Hint: do not start with a very large background, or the animation size will be too big.
- Flashberry.com (Windows only)
Free flash intros - but must use IE browser to create
- Scratch - (Windows or Mac - download program and work offline - available in many languages
Create your own interactive stories, animations, games, music, art. This is a full program with a bit of a learning curve, but also lots of help online. For more see their info for educators page.
Saturday, July 4, 2009
If you've seen Flash animations, but the program is not in your budget, there are a few free alternatives.