What is the easiest 2D animation software to learn?

Here are some of the software that can be counted as easy to learn/use:

1. Adobe Character Animator


  • automatic lipsyncing and animation of facial features like mouth, eyes, eyebrows;
  • support of real-time animation and live streaming;
  • in-app template puppets;
  • streamline recording and editing;
  • scene snapshots which act like onion-skinning;
  • walk cycles, behaviors, breathing, blinking and other animation options;
  • replays, magnets, and more functions.
  • Perfect for online education, game streaming, live chat and more.

2. Cartoon Animator 4


  • 4K video support;
  • library of pre-made character templates and motion templates;
  • tools for creating 2D characters including rigging and bone tools;
  • tools for animating characters including elastic and bouncy curve editing, facial free form deformation, audio lip-syncing;
  • tools for creating talking heads and employing them on any character;
  • easy to import PSD files as character templates, and export to PSD for graphic editing;
  • live facial motion capture – from any angle;
  • head driven body movements;
  • up to 360 degrees head-turning;
  • supports many popular images and video formats;
  • plus many more advanced animation features.

3. Stop Motion Studio


  • 4K ultra HD videos;
  • runs on iPhone, iPad, macOS, Android, and Windows;
  • manual or automatic control of the focus, exposure, ISO, white balance
  • DSLR camera support;
  • green screen option and background library;
  • import of images, audio, video files;
  • frame-by-frame view and easy editing;
  • grid and onion skinning options;
  • connect a remote camera as a second device;
  • paint tools, sound effects, magic eraser, and more handy tools.

4. DigiCel FlipBook


  • shoot and scan your drawings or draw right into the software;
  • lipsync support;
  • work on one or multiple frames at a time;
  • pan, zoom, rotate, blur, dissolve;
  • import/export functions, and more;
  • runs on macOS and Windows.