Synfig Studio

Open-source 2D Animation Software

for Windows, Linux and OSX


We providing two flavors of binary builds of Synfig for all supported operating systems.
Please choose which one is best fit for you.

A proven and well-tested set of features. For everyday use in your projects.

A good opportunity to try latest (experimental) features and bugfixes.

Synfig is a free and open-source software licensed under GNU GPL v2.
The sources are available on GitHub.


Vector tweening

Transform any vector shape into another! Synfig gives you powerful tools for full control on your vector artwork. Just set the key positions and inbetween frames will be calculated automatically.

Layers and Filters

Synfig provides 50+ layers to create artwork and animation of any complexity. Choose from various layer types: geometric, gradients, filters, distortions, transformations, fractals and others.


Full-featured bone system allows to create cutout animation using bitmap images or control your vector artwork. Use additional Skeleton Distortion layer to apply complex deformations to bitmap artwork.

Advanced controls

You can link parameters of various layers – directly or through mathematical expressions. This allows you to create advanced character puppets and other dynamic structures.

The illustrations above use artwork and characters by Morevna Project and Nina Paley.

Featured Works

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Morevna: Demo
by Morevna Project

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Morevna Episode 3.0.2
by Morevna Project
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Polar detective – Prologue
by Cyan Los

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Animation Reel
by Van Chatto

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by Voria Studio

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The Deadline
by Morevna School

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Latest news

We are happy to announce the release of new stable version of Synfig Studio! This version summarizes our work for the last 12 months, delivering …
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We are happy to announce the release of Synfig Studio 1.3.10. This development version  introduces just one small, but important enhancement - a button, which …
We are happy to announce that the new development version of Synfig Studio is available for download! This update delivers important improvements and some critical …
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