Moovly.com and Animatron.com offer platforms for creating animations online. Moovly.com is geared toward creating business-oriented animations, while Animatron.com is suitable for a variety of animation types. Both sites are free to use, but upgrades are available for additional fees.
Moovly.com offers a digital media platform that is cloud-based. To use Moovly.com, sign up by selecting the link in the top right corner and creating an account. Manually register using an email address, or select the option to automatically register by using a Facebook or Google account. After registration, write a title and description for the animation, and select a category using the provided fields. Choose a template to begin creating an animation.
Save the finished project using the disk icon on the top left. Additional templates are available for users who wish to upgrade to Plus or Pro memberships. One project is allowed per member, and finished animations are saved online and are only accessible through the site.
Animatron.com is an HTML5-based animation platform where users create animations with the option to collaborate live with friends or colleagues. To use the Animatron interface, connect using one of several accounts via Facebook, Google or Twitter. An option is available to create an account manually if preferred. After signing in, watch the provided tutorial before creating an animation.
Animatron.com allows the user to start from scratch, and animations can be saved through in GIF, video or HTML5 formats. As of 2015, users are allowed up to 20 videos for free with a limit of 2 GB of storage space. Added features are offered through upgrades at set prices.