Recommended animation software?
I am facing the same dilemma I think many of you face. I'm a SME/instructional designer/instructor with no time and lots to do. Sound familiar?
I teach automotive technology, you know, with gears and boxes and bits that move, along with gadgets that use computers to do the same jobs for you.
Standing in front of a classroom with a busted up box to show the bits moving inside works for some topics, but how do you demonstrate a laser beam that applies the brakes to avoid a collision? My classroom ain't big enough for that, nor is my insurance policy comprehensive enough.
Hence my requirement for an animation program, that is E-A-S-Y to learn. No bells, no whistles, just something that I can use to add a visual meaning to my PPT presentations and insert into Storyline.
My only other criteria other than being easy to use are:
- It must be able to output mp4/wav files so I can use it in HTML5 output.
- It must be cheap
Any ideas would be appreciated. Top runner at the moment is Anime Studio. Cheers.