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!

>>> Features
◆ Automatic frame-tweening, make your animations smoother instantly!
◆ Add sound effects to the frames of your animations, make epic movies!*
◆ A virtual camera to move and zoom, make your animations cinematic!
◆ Variety of shapes, color/scale on a per-segment basis - endless possibilities!
◆ Gradient colors, too! Make your stickfigures look realistic or cartoony!
◆ Textfields make it easy to add text and dialog to your animations!
◆ Ability to create, save, import, and share stickfigures you create!
◆ Thousands of stickfigures available on the website for free!
◆ Compatibility with Pivot-created STK files (version 2.2.7 and earlier)!
◆ Clean, mobile-inspired interface - pinch-to-zoom for ease and convenience!
◆ Forward and backward onion-skinning for precise animating!
◆ An undo/redo system, don't worry about fat-finger mistakes!
◆ Export to GIF or MP4 for your Youtube channel!*
◆ More stuff I'm forgetting...
* Please note, sounds and MP4-export are for PRO users only.

>>> Languages
◆ English
◆ Español
◆ Filipino
◆ Français
◆ Japanese
◆ Português
◆ Türkçe

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

Search up "stick nodes" in 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!

>>> Stay Updated
New updates have been never-ending for Stick Nodes since it's original 2014 release. Keep up-to-date with the latest news and updates about your favorite stick figure animation app and join in with the community!

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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

What’s New

Version 2.6.4

◆ (2.6.4) Some bug fixes
◆ Fixed color picker not working on some devices.
◆ The "copy stickfigure properties" button can now copy a stickfigure's layering position in the frame.
◆ Added Japanese as a new language! Thanks to @Zordoron_Rez on Twitter!

Ratings and Reviews

4.4 out of 5
1.2K Ratings

1.2K Ratings

lostproductivity ,

Unusual and amazing.

This is a wonderful app for creative purposes. As a person with medium fingers it does get a little claustrophobic on a 6, but I loved using it on iPad. Ability to stretch and clone and make invisible is great... Will be trying some joke characters where arms can be ripped off. Sound import from Dropbox would be great, but don't reinvent this awesome wheel. Just keep doing what you do. Would be nice to rotate backgrounds but am thinking of just making things out of sticks.

PS If you need to add sound effects quickly in formats that are not supported, you can create the Sticknodes file, add your sounds to iCloud and add them in Blink Video Editor very simply alongside the original video.

kittykat_loverr ,

Great, but....

This is a great app and all, but it’s missing something- instructions. In setting you should add instructions. I don’t own the pro, but you I think you should add in the choice to download your creation on mp4 AND gif. I don’t really purchase stuff like apps and iBooks. I’ve had this app for what, like, maybe a year now? Well, I’m still having trouble figuring things out. You really need to add in instructions. One more thing: music. This is all pro but at least put like a small limit amount of music. Like, what if I want them to dance?! I can’t save and add music. Or add music and save! I’m asking a lot, so please just add save on mp4. But besides that, this app is great and it’s the best animation app that I’ve ever come across!

oXandiXo ,

Such a great application

I downloaded the free version and after about a week I downloaded the pro version the free app is great but my son and I were having so much fun spending a couple bucks was worth it.

My only suggestions/requests are that for some reason every time I use the pro app it shows me the beginner dialog/tips and doesn’t save previous stick figure imports, not a big deal but annoying.

The next thing is that I wish I could attach nodes to previous ones to connect a shape.

I also wish there was an option to move nodes, for instance I had three nodes stemming from the main square/anchor node and I wanted to attach those three stems somewhere else and was forced to copy and paste instead of being able to insert a node.

Lastly when making a node stretch and using smart stretch I wish there was the ability to make the node static yet stretch. Every time I stretch the node in animation it rotates, can be frustrating sometimes.

Other than that I love the application and the community online. Fabulous job Ralph!


ForTheLoss Games, Inc
143.2 MB

Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.



Age Rating
Rated 4+
© 2014 Ralph Damiano


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