Captions can be displayed on exported files, or used as notes when designing an animation.
Enter your text in the box above. You can use the edit button to change the text you add, or go to select mode to edit the text you have already added.
Select a background for your animation. This will apply to all frames.
Note: If there is a background image then the background color will be ignored.
The frame rate describes the amount of pictures that are displayed each second. Cartoons often use either 12 or 24 frames a second. Modern video games aim for 60 frames (or more) per second.
- How to Export your Animation - Share your animation with friends, or teachers.
- How to Open a Brushninja file - Loading a file.
- How to Save your Animation - Save your animation to be reopened later.
- Colours - Fill and Line colours, and how to pick custom colours
- 1 - Use the Select tool. This allows you to move, scale, and rotate objects.
- 2 - Select the Paint Brush.
- 3 - Select the Shape tool.
- 4 - Select the Line tool.
- 5 - Select text tool.
- Left arrow - Nudge object left 2px.
- Left arrow + Shift - Nudge object left 15px.
- Right arrow - Nudge object right 2px.
- Right arrow + Shift - Nudge object right 15px.
- Up arrow - Nudge object up 2px.
- Up arrow + Shift - Nudge object up 15px.
- Down arrow - Nudge object down 2px.
- Down arrow + Shift - Nudge object down 15px.
- Ctrl + z or Command + z - undo.
- Ctrl + Shift + z or Command + Shift + z or Ctrl + y or Command + y - redo.
- Ctrl + s - Save or Export your animation.
- Ctrl + o - Open a saved animation.
- Space - Play animation.
- o - Toggle onion skinning on and off.
- n - New frame.
- d - Duplicate current frame.
- f - Set the currently selected frame as the first frame in the animation.
- Shift + Delete or Shift + Backspace - Delete the current frame.
- Delete or Backspace - Delete the currently selected object(s).
- Ctrl + c or Command + c - Copy the currently selected object(s).
- Ctrl + v or Command + v - Paste the content from the clipboard.
- Ctrl + x or Command + x - Cut the currently selected objects(s).
- Ctrl + a or Command + a - Select all objects on the current frame.
- Ctrl + g or Command + g - Group the currently selected objects into a single object.
- Ctrl + u or Command + u - Ungroup the currently object into individual objects.
- j - Select the previous frame in the timeline.
- k - Select the next frame in the timeline.
- r - Clear the current frame.