Synfig Promo Video

Some our followers are already know, that Synfig can be an awesome tool for creating explanation/promo videos. So, I thought: why not to use Synfig to create a promo video of… Synfig (and its training course). The result is available below! I would like to thank Ahmed Ali for providing some animated parts and inspiration.

Synfig Studio AppImages now available for download

Our development team is proud to present new builds of Synfig Studio for our Linux users! In functionality aspect they are pretty much equal to development version we have published last month. The difference is that they are now really easy to install and run thanks to AppImage package format.

Synfig frontpage is community-editable now

Quick update for Synfig fellows. Just a few weeks ago we have published redesigned frontpage for www.synfig.org. Now its Jekyll-managed source is available in public GitHub repository! Repository link: https://github.com/synfig/www.synfig.org Please feel free to submit your changes via pull requests. P.S. At the moment changes from GitHub repository pushed to production website manually (by me), […]

Synfig Studio builds updated

We are happy to publish a new builds of Synfig Studio with some improvements and important fixes! The main highlight of this build is reduced memory usage – the consumption of memory for all image layers now decreased for 2-4 times comparing to Synfig 1.02 and 3-8 times comparing to  previous development snapshot (the actual optimization […]

Fighting memory issues of Synfig

Do you use a lot images in Synfig and suffering from a heavy memory consumption? Well, I have a good news for you then! Our lead code contributor Ivan Mahonin started to fight tremendous memory usage of Synfig! And the first results are already here! For our test file (this is scene 003 from the […]

How to use custom font style in Synfig

If you have used Text Layer in Synfig at least once, then you probably noticed that it seems to completely ignore any values of the “Font Family” parameter – the font always remains the same. This is surely a bug, but in fact there is a quick trick that allows to use custom fonts in […]

Synfig Studio builds updated

Dear friends, here goes one more update for Synfig Studio! This one includes all the latest fixes that our developer Ivan Mahonin done during our work on Morevna animated short. List of changes: Fixed crash when trying to use Brush Tool. Fixed behavior of “Insert Item” action for Splines (it should be different from “Insert […]

Synfig Studio builds updated

Fixed issues with sif files generated by Inkscape (bug #883). “Add” converter now supports reverse manipulations for Vector value types. Fixed artifacts when rendering at resolution height more than 781 px. Fixed incorrect placement of Text layer. Fixed Z-Range visualization when rendering from commandline. Fixed blend methods: Add, Substract, Difference. Translations updated. Also, it worth […]

Sponsorship from Travel Ticker

Morevna Project just received a $400 sponsorship from “Travel Ticker” hotel booking website! This is already a second sponsorship from this company – previous one was received in January this year. This time the money will be used to pay our hired developer Ivan Mahonin for fixing bugs and improving stability of Synfig Studio (which is […]

Synfig Studio builds updated

We are happy to publish new development builds of Synfig Studio! Those builds summarizing the results of testing Synfig Studio in production of Morevna Project for the last month. List of changes: Rendering engine switched to Cobra. Legacy render engine removed. Optimized memory usage for duplicated images. Shaded Layer implemented natively for Cobra. Fixed import […]