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Make cartoons on your iPad. Insert photos (or cut-outs of photos) and move them on the screen. The app will record everything that you do. Export to MP4 or YouTube!

Puppet animation and frame-by-frame animation combined. Tap record and animate everything! Play back and export to MP4 or YouTube.

The easiest and fastest way to make cartoons on your iPad. Cut and insert fragments of your Photo Roll photos and move them on the screen. The app will record everything that you do.

The recording can be edited using a timeline and exported as an MP4 video or directly to YouTube.

- creating characters/puppets out of the iPad photo roll with a specialized cut-out tool
- characters can be created from many separately controlled parts (create puppets with animated legs, arms or heads)
- frame-by-frame animation - create a sequence of frames in a single object
- two different kinds of frame switchers with automatic/manual frame switching
- automatic motion - e.g. rotation for car wheels or planets
- recording, locking and editing individual object movement tracks
- rewinding and fast forwarding via the timeline
- exporting projects as MP4 video files
- posting videos to YouTube
- sending projects via email
- sending MP4 videos as email attachments

http://ipodteacher.blogspot.com "My first reaction to PhotoPuppet after I downloaded it was "Wow!" I was stunned to see the editing power in this app, even on the iPod. [...] There are all kinds of details that are not available in the other animation apps. You can edit the sound using tracks, like in Garage Band. You can snip parts out of audio tracks that you don't like. The elements in your animation are layered so you can control which ones show up on top of the others. The list of neat features goes on [...]"

http://ajewellatschool.blogspot.com/ (first school in the world with a 1:1 iPad deployment for every pupil from P1 - S5) - "A beautiful, comprehensive animation toolbox [...] allowing creation of characters, backgrounds, talking heads and lovely track-by-track editing. I introduced it today to a class for the first time and was struck by the same feeling I had when first demonstrating GarageBand (what higher compliment could any app get!) that the sky now really was the limit!
So, another tool for the 21st century teacher's toolbox. I think this one's a sledgehammer! "

What’s New

Version 2.0

This app has been updated by Apple to use the latest Apple signing certificate.

PhotoPuppet HD is now compatible with iOS 11.

Check out the Explain Everything app (https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/explain-everything/id1020339980?mt=8) which is the current iteration of many concepts that first debuted in PhotoPuppet!

Ratings and Reviews

4.8 out of 5
4 Ratings

4 Ratings

Generat1ve1 ,

Please please update it

This is by far the best cutout animation app, really wish it was updated to run on the newer iPads


Great app

When I first used this app, it was basically unusable because it kept on crashing. However, the developers got rid of the bugs, and have created a really fun app to use. It is very straight forward to learn, and there are plenty of tutorials online to get you started. If the app was ever updated I would like to be able to create more than one layer for audio, and if possible animate over live action. All in all it is a great app!

MrGoozy ,

No use

Update. This was good, it’s now unusable. Crash after crash Oh well

App Privacy

The developer, MorrisCooke, has not provided details about its privacy practices and handling of data to Apple.

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The developer will be required to provide privacy details when they submit their next app update.


  • Family Sharing

    Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.

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