We are never too old to love a cartoon. Cartoons come in many shapes and forms, generally two-dimensional characters. Cartoons are commonly humorous caricatures making us happy, and stress free. Some of the most commonly used software programs used to create cartoons are extremely user friendly that even a child can use them.
Toonworks Deluxe is a all-inclusive application with basic drawing tools incorporating learning, humor, and sound effects. This program allows you to add to your cartoon illustration from a selection of hundreds of clipart graphics and original cartoon characters. You will find an array of faces, bodies, eyes, mouths, noses, ears, decorative items, and much, much more to choose from. Toonworks Deluxe also includes tools with which you can easily create projects such as greeting cards, and calendars.
Price: approximately U.S. $20.00
Artoonix is a simple to use powerful software anyone can use to create cartoons or animated films. The main window displays a list indicating frame options that can be edited, used to draw and add drawings or photographs that can be spun and moved around. One of its really amazing features is that you can record your own sounds and insert them where you like. Price: approximately U.S. $35.00 some websites offer free downloads
Manga Studio EX 4 is the Professional Solution for Creating Manga and Comics! Manga Studio EX delivers powerful, cutting edge features. This software offers thousands of screen tones, professional coloring and vector tools, built in 3DLT 2DLT and delivery capabilities, and image filters. Manga Studio EX is the first comic software worldwide, making it the ideal tool for professional comic and Manga cartoonists.
Not only do you have over 3,000 screen tones, but you can also create your own.In addition, it is easy to change the size of your cartoons without losing quality by converting your drawings to resolution-independent bitmap vector images. You will be amazed at the cutting edge drawing and coloring tools that are essential for the creation of a professional cartoon illustration.
Price: approximately U.S. $ 300.00
Anime Studio Pro 8 is a software package for 3D animations. You can create everything from cartoons to short-length animation. Whether you are newbie in the world of animation or a professional, this product is quick and easy to handle for your animation projects, building characters with bones to form skeletons that ensure perfect animation by maintain the character’s proportions. It also includes integrated lip-synching, and motion tracking making your workflow much smoother.
Price: approximately U.S. $ 200.00