Stick Nodes is a powerful stickman animator app created with mobile devices in mind! Inspired from the popular Pivot stickfigure animator, Stick Nodes allows users to create their own stickfigure-based movies and even export them as animated GIFs and MP4 videos! It is one of the most popular animation apps among young animators!
◆ Automatic customizeable frame-tweening, make your animations smoother
◆ A simple camera to pan/zoom/rotate around the scene, similar to the "v-cam" in Flash.
◆ Movieclips allow you to create and reuse/loop animation objects within your projects.
◆ A variety of shapes, color/scale on a per-segment basis, gradients - create any "stickfigure" you can imagine!
◆ Textfields allow for easy text and speech in your animations.
◆ Add all kinds of sounds effects to make your animations epic.
◆ Apply different filters to your stickfigures - transparency, blur, glow, and more.
◆ Join stickfigures together to easily simulate holding/wearing objects.
◆ A large community full of all kinds of interesting people and other animators.
◆ Over 30,000+ stickfigures (and counting) to download from the website.
◆ Export to GIF (or MP4 for Pro) to share your animation online.
◆ Compatibility with pre-3.0 Pivot stickfigure files.
◆ Save/open/share your projects, stickfigures, and movieclips.
◆ And all the other typical animation stuff - undo/redo, onion-skin, background images, and more!
* Please note, sounds, filters, and MP4-export are Pro-only features
Stick Nodes has a thriving community where animators have a good time, help each other out, show off their work, and even create stickfigures for others to use! There are thousands of stickfigures (and more added daily!) over at the main website http://sticknodes.com/stickfigures/
Search for "stick nodes" on YouTube to see just a few of the thousands of animations users have made with this stickfigure animation app! If you're looking for an animation creator or an animation maker app, this is it!
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◆ Website: http://sticknodes.com
◆ Facebook: http://facebook.com/sticknodes
◆ Reddit: http://reddit.com/r/sticknodes
◆ Twitter: http://twitter.com/FTLRalph
◆ Youtube: http://youtube.com/FTLRalph
Stick Nodes is *the best* simple animation app available on the iOS market! It's a great tool for learning animation, even in a school setting for students or newbies. At the same time, Stick Nodes is robust enough and powerful enough for even the most skilled animator to really showcase their skills!
Thank you for trying out Stick Nodes! Leave any questions/comments below or on the main Stick Nodes website! Common questions are already answered on the FAQ page here http://sticknodes.com/faqs/
◆(3.2.3) Some bug fixes and small tweaks, see the website for more information (http://sticknodes.com).
◆ Segments can now be curved.
◆ Many internal updates and changes to improve stability.
◆ Added "Quick Resize Tools" that show when selecting a figure/textfield. Can be disabled in "View Options".
◆ Zoom increased to maximum of 5,000%.
Ratings and Reviews
What is this lag?
I love this app. It’s an amazing beginners guide and it helps me draw comics. It’s a great app, for all but one thing-I got a super weird lag or glitch or something. I recently went onto the app to make a new animation. As usual I got the “pro version” or whatever advertisement that is. As soon as it stopped loading my screen went red and blue 3D on me like those 3D movie glasses when you hold them kind of far. My stick person got this meme face and it all stopped for a second, and then a pop up stick person- just like the one that had that face before- came onto the screen. After that everything functioned, and it didn’t happen again. I’m just wondering if it was an Easter egg, or someone hacked my phone.
Developer Response ,
Hm, you use it to draw comics? That's actually a very neat application of this...application. I'm so sorry for that pun how I delete this repl-
Better than Stop Motion Studios
When I say it’s better, I MEAN it’s better. Not just because I like animating more than stop motion, but also because of the inApp purchases. I mean, you have to pay a lot of money to get things that a film NEEDS in Stop Motion Studios (well not needs, but stuff that can make a good movie with.) But here, Stick Nodes, it’s just sound you buy. And in my opinion sound isn’t that important, you can just import your movies into iMovies and then add sounds there (but I think I like the sound effects in Stick Nodes more.) I mean, the game is so simple and yet so GOOD. I highly recommend this for beginning animators. It’s hard making stickmen for me so I use templates. My only suggestion: just keep updating. Fix lag for other people (my ping is fine right now, but I heard not so much for others.) Currently I am making a Naruto Vs Sasuke video, and I will plan to an Among Us movie with Stick Nodes. Especially during quarantine, this is a good time to download this, I really enjoy it. Thanks for making this game. 👍
Updated: Thanks for the response, I see now that there are more to Pro than I realized, I might actually get it since I’m planing on getting a better Laptop which might be better than getting things that might lag my old phone. Thanks for the updates, and keep up the good work. 👍
Developer Response ,
Thanks for the review! Glad you like it. Still working on updates ;) Btw just for the record, Pro has more than just sound. There's also filters (blur, glow, etc) which is pretty neat. To your point though, these aren't "required" things so ppl can get by just fine with the Free version.
It seems like it could work, but really confusing
Hi, I have already made a test animation, but here is the problem. I am trying to make one for real, but everything is just SO CONFUSING! I can’t figure out how to add in my own stick figures, how to save them, and much more. I know there are more tutorials, but maybe could the developers make the interface more understandable? Because just when I thought I got the hang of it, I didn’t. I don’t even know if I made my stick figure correctly! The reason why I gave it 3 stars instead of 1, is because it looks like it could be pretty fun to use, and has potential. If you don’t want to change up your interface on other users, could you make a like version of it, like how there is light and dark themes on other apps, maybe a normal and beginner? It could really be helpful, since at first I didn’t know how to start creating, since there is no obvious button to do so. Turns out you have to click the logo. I don’t know how well it actually works (since I have said, it’s REALLY confusing) I can’t write a review on much of the functions. Also, I might add that when I saved my test, it was quite, how do I put it, chunky looking? It didn’t look very round when they were round. Sorry for writing a long review.
Developer Response ,
There is a bit of a learning curve, I get what you mean. It helps to be familiar with this type of animation beforehand, but can be a bit much. Once you understand the basics it all kinda falls into place. I will look to add a sort of guided tutorial into the app soon in a future update which should help with this. For now there's (as you mentioned) many tutorials online for "the basics" of Stick Nodes, this is a good one: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RwOTIWQ5gtw
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- 165.6 MB
- Requires iOS 8.0 or later.
- Requires iPadOS 8.0 or later.
- iPod touch
- Requires iOS 8.0 or later.
- Requires macOS 11.0 or later and a Mac with Apple M1 chip.
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