Software Development

Popims Animator: The Right Tool for the Job?

Corner points would be nice

Placing points in the very corners of the photos seems a practical way of sort of "anchoring" the morph, but eyeballing exactly where the corners are can be problematic. Without precise placement, your animation will suffer. In most cases, your morph will simply look slightly off -- perhaps have sections that appear not to morph at all or that display odd colors. The worst-case scenario is shown above. The software simply cannot interpret what you've done and leaves only the option of deleting the offending morph point.

Before SmartMorph became Popims Animator, there was a special function that added these corner points for you. It's a feature that should not have gone away.

5 comments
dohertyd
dohertyd

Well looks like Popims is not the way to go... Is SmartMorph the BEST free morpher out there? How about if you were willing to pay - say up to $50 when what should be best?

jaymajor
jaymajor

PC-only?! Can't be much of a design program then. ;-) (Great review, Kirk!)

kirkstarr
kirkstarr

Well Jay, you are right though it's been pointed out to me that lotsa Mac users 'round here run Windows using Boot Camp. To those people I say: find a different morphing program. Even if you can use this, you really don't want to. Blech.

yobtaf
yobtaf

Apparently you don't realize that most of the Mac users on this sit, run Windows under Boot Camp.

kirkstarr
kirkstarr

I hadn't thought of that, thanks. Most of the Mac users I know personally have no desire to run Windows at all. :)