New Smart IK Animation helps animators with intuitive creation.

Reallusion announces its 2D animation software CrazyTalk Animator will rebrand to Cartoon Animator for version 4 announced to release in April 2019.

Since 2008, CrazyTalk Animator has become one of the easiest 2D animation software in the market enabling all levels of users to create professional 2D animations with the least amount of effort. Reallusion reveals its fourth generation- Cartoon Animator 4 (CTA 4) will be able to more naturally animate 2D characters and add a fluid prop and scene interaction.  The CTA4 work-in-progress video demonstrates the all-new Smart IK animation, a revolutionary feature to animate with more precise, powerful and intuitive creation.

Cartoon Animator 4 Work In Progress 1 Video-

Cartoon Animator 4 (Formerly CrazyTalk Animator) has all the CrazyTalk Animator features with some revolutionary new tools.

The new Smark IK (Inverse Kinematic) system makes creating cartoon animation much easier

The intuitive 2D in IK / FK system auto-switches invisibly so character posing for animation is a fluid, and logical process.Users can lock the character to have perfect non-sliding foot contact, and lock the character’s hand to get a precise interaction with props or scene.

Unique animation feature- Smart Motion Retargeting

With Smart Motion Retargeting, users can adapt motion files with different body shapes from the motion library, even fine-tune the character’s stride or alter its motion genre. Smart Motion Retargeting translates motions automatically to various character styles with different body scale.

Automatically Create IK Rig

Generate IK-ready 2D animated characters, CTA 3 provides standardized IK Controls for template-based characters. It added the Auto IK Rig for Photoshop Imported characters. For custom created free-bone characters, users may create a custom GUI from the Custom Rig GUI.

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One can now get Cartoon Animator 4 for free by purchasing the CTA3 Holiday Bundles in Reallusion Software Store, for more information about price and system requirements, please visit:

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