When Synfig opens you need to add an image. To import an image you need to click File - Import then select the image you want and click import. If the image is too big or small, click on the image and drag the orange dot up or down to re-size the image. For this example I used a zebra. Synfig is a free and open-source software licensed under GNU GPL v3. The sources are available on GitHub. This is the Official source code repository of the Synfig project - synfig/synfig. This video goes over importing an SVG from Inkscape into Synfig as a.SIF file. We go over scaling the svg once in Synfig and how to manipulating the nodes o. ALT-B Introduction. Splines are the most used objects in any normal animation done with Synfig, and the Spline Tool allows you to create them. Select the 'Spline Tool' in the Toolbox Panel or use keyboard the shortcut Alt B to enable it.
BonesUse the full-featured bone system to create cutout animation using bitmap images or control your vector artwork.
Advanced image distortionApply complex deformations to your bitmap artwork using the new Skeleton Distortion layer.
Cutout ToolCut your bitmap images right in the Synfig! The new Cutout Tool provides the non-destructive editing, so you never have to worry about cutting a wrong part.
Sound supportThe new Sound Layer provides basic features for syncing your animation with soundtrack.Linux users can get all benefits of full-featured audio editors through the JACK integration.
Dynamics animationsEnhance your animation with automatic friction effects using the new Dynamics converter.
More for the future
Synfig Studio Online
Check out the experimental features, that lay a foundation for the further growing of Synfig:
Synfig Online Store
- New SFG file format with the possibility to embed all linked media.
- Image painting engine with MyPaint brushes.
- Preliminary support for frame-by-frame animation.