Expressive Animator free and open-source vector animation software

Some people might be interested in an app like this, especially if they’re tired of After Effects.
The app is still in development but it has animated SVG export, vector drawing tools, motion path, and many other features.

Here is a link to an article with their latest update.

And here is a link to their GitHub repository

Supported browsers: Chrome, Edge, and any chromium-based browser with PWA support.


Interesting, thanks for sharing. Looking promising, although I’m still not a fan of browser-based tools. Maybe I’m too old-fashioned. :older_man:

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You can install it as a PWA as well.
For the old-fashioned people, there will be a desktop version. (Windows, Linux, Mac)


Great, because the app looks good.
A Lottie Export would be the icing on the cake…

This Expressive Animator does look promising. Keyshape app for the mac is similar to this and can export Lottie files. Currently 30 bucks on the app store.

Thanks for the hint, but it is MacOS only and I am on Win 10.

Don’t worry, Lottie support is coming soon, as well as custom easings, clip-path, mask and more.
If anyone wants to join the community, here is an invite:

Yeah, I read that too.
Let’s see what import/export formats to be built in.

Can Firefox support be added?

Firefox does not support many features the app needs to have in order to be a web app.

Non-chromium browsers don’t have the ability to install the app as PWA (Progressive Web Application), Firefox has some support for that, but can’t add the app to the desktop, which means you can’t really install it to use it offline like a normal app.

And there are many other features they don’t support, like access to the file system, access to local fonts, unrestricted access to the clipboard, etc.

This app is for vector design and animations, those are needed.

TL;DR it’s not a website, it’s an app.