Stykz is freeware, meaning it’s completely free to download and use to create animations. Stykz is the first multi-platform stick figure animation program in the world, so you’ll be able to use Mac OS X and Windows to create, edit and preview your animations.
- The Welcome Center
- Quick Interface Overview
- Using the Hints Window
- Creating Your First Animation
- Saving and the ‘Animations’ Folder
- Saving vs. Exporting (Creating an Animated GIF)
Pivot and Stykz
- … Make a Segment Static?
- … Make a Segment Hidden?
- … Get More Figures to Use In My Animations?
- … Add Figures to My Library? (How to Import .styk/.stk Files)
- … Copy a Segment?
- … Start Playback From the Current Frame?
Working With Documents
Working With the Stage
Working With Figures (Select Tool)
- Using a Built-In Figure
- Selecting Figures on the Stage
- Manipulating Figures
- Creating a Figure From Scratch
- Adding/Deleting Nodes
- Setting Figure Properties
Working With Segments (Subselect Tool)
- Selecting Segments
- Copying Segments
- Adding/Deleting Segments
- Setting Segment Properties
- Working With Circle Segments
Working With PolyFills (PolyFill Tool)
Importing Pivot .stk Files
- Exporting an Animated GIF
- Exporting a QuickTime Movie
- Exporting Individual Frames
- Exporting a Sequence of Frames
- About the Animated GIF Format
- Creating New Frames With the Enter Key
- Adjusting Figure/Segment Layering
- Using a Backdrop
- Antialiasing in Stykz
- Node Layering
- Selecting Colors