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Switching from Photoshop to Serif PhotoPlus X5 Is Easy...Especially When You See the Price

PhotoPlus X5 is an image editor with a true Photoshop-like feel without the painful pricetag.

Simple Flip Boom Cartoon Can Be Frustrating

Stop-motion animation doesn't get much easier--or more basic--than with Flip Boom Cartoon.

Create Stop-Motion Animation With Fun-to-Use Animation-ish

Learn the basics of stop-motion animation through Animation-ish's clever three-level process.

Free Pencil Animation Program Has Great Sketching Tools

Pencil is a very realistic sketching program and good 2D animation tool for the cost (free).