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30Oct, 2018

5 reasons why animation is great for e-learning

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5 reasons why animation is great for e-learning TRY PLOTAGON STUDIO FOR FREE E-learning is one of the most effective ways to engage learners today. Busier schedules and mobile lifestyles are driving the trend towards flexible and bite-sized learning. And in the move towards greater efficiency, more companies are now adopting this method in their learning programs. But an e-learning solution alone is not enough to ensure the success of a development program. Equally important is the method of teaching. [...]

22Oct, 2018

Plotagon Story is on the move

October 22nd, 2018|Tags: , , |0 Comments

The Plotagon Community is moving The Plotagon Story community has grown to the point that it is no longer possible for us to host all of your amazing videos. Plotagon is moving its video-sharing program outside of the Plotagon application, so users can share videos with a wider audience. This means you can create your own channels on the platforms that are right for you, like YouTube, Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. This process will happen in 3 phases. Phase 1: Now through next week [...]

17Oct, 2018

Get ready for something big . . . up to 4K big . . .

October 17th, 2018|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Get ready for something big . . . up to 4K big . . . That's right. With Plotagon Studio 1.7.0 you can now export video in up to 4K resolution, which is enough to impress on the finest professional and consumer displays on the market. And yes, there's more. Size Matters You asked for it, and we delivered. Now your Plotagon movies will look as crisp and clear as anything on TV or the Web. Our engineers have rebuilt the [...]

16Oct, 2018

Five reasons why video is the future of content marketing

October 16th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Five reasons why video is the future of content marketing TRY PLOTAGON STUDIO FOR FREE As our social media feeds, inboxes and websites fill with more information, we become increasingly selective about where we choose to focus our attention. Marketers know this, but that doesn’t mean they have less to say. It only means they need to rethink how they say it. Telling is no longer enough. You need to show as well. That’s where video comes [...]

05Oct, 2018

FEATURED USER: FunnyBread

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FunnyBread has a unique style of plotting that has led to a fantastic library of films, with stellar voiceacting and genius storylines. Among other things, Funnybread has created a series of films in collaboration with Macys, which can be seen on their website. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B643JoL4Qxk Funnybread on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCaU3mAjvN_hLdIjfRk4xb3w  

05Oct, 2018

FEATURED USER: The Bard Of Plotagon

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The Bard Of Plotagon is featured because of her innovation in collaborative plots and series, working to get the community plotting and creating together. Also for spreading music and singing across the app. Notably she was one of the first people to create end credits and the second person ever to sing on the app. She started a plotting format where each plot would be done by a different plotter, and also was the first to have multiple plotters from around the globe voicing parts for an original series.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XZgVo6GiIfA Her [...]

05Oct, 2018

FEATURED USER: Duchess Of Plotagon

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The Duchess Of Plotagon has a special style of storytelling like few others - and she's been a part of the Plotagon community since the beginning. Funny, insightful plots, often with fantastic voiceovers, is what she is known and loved for. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mqav9aMObYA https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLj5A4WtLS39NXkdOLr2B4JIt_EkUxXRek YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/annpinsonrebeccaDuchessOfPlotagon Twitter: https://twitter.com/DuchessOfPlotag Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/duchessofplotagon/

05Oct, 2018

FEATURED USER: Teacher Muriel

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Muriel Raes has brought to Plotagon not only her skills as a teacher, but also a wonderful sense of storytelling coupled with a fantastic voice. Her films are truly inspiring. https://youtu.be/dQNlBfsuvPM youtube.com/teachermuriel twitter.com/teachermuriel instagram.com/teachermuriel

05Oct, 2018

FEATURED USER: Shane Lestan

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Shane is a true veteran of Plotagon and the creator of some of the most fantastic series the app has ever seen. On top of that, he is a pillar of the community and always ready to lend a helping hand.   http://youtube.com/c/ShaneLestan http://facebook.com/VampyrexPrince http://instagram.com/shanelestan  

25Sep, 2018

To all creators using Plotagon Story

September 25th, 2018|Tags: , |0 Comments

To all creators using Plotagon, We launched Plotagon Story in order to give you the power of animation for storytelling regardless of who you are. You responded with everything from personal journeys to fan fiction to celebrity satire to music videos. Thank you for making every day a surprising and fulfilling treat. Through the course of our company, we have learned a great deal about how our customers use our application, and we have always wanted to give the best experience to each and every one of you. Over the [...]

22Aug, 2018

New sights & sounds with Plotagon Studio 1.6.0

August 22nd, 2018|Tags: , , |0 Comments

We’re thrilled to announce the new Plotagon Studio v. 1.6.0 for Mac and Windows with some special features to make your movies sparkle. Visual filters, vocal effects, transitions, and much more! Our engineers like to experiment with new features, and over time we add some of them to the User Interface. In the meantime, we are pleased to share a few of them with our users. These include transitions like fade to/from black, white, or pixels; filters like black & white, sepia, and bloom; and vocal effects using the [...]

14Jun, 2018

2018 CODiE Award for Plotagon Education

June 14th, 2018|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Plotagon wins the award for Best Creativity Tool for Students WASHINGTON, D.C. & STOCKHOLM JUNE 14, 2018 The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) has awarded the Plotagon Education application from Plotagon AB the 2018 CODiE Award for Best Creativity Tool for Students. CODiE Award recipients are the companies producing the most innovative Business and Education technology products across the country and around the world. "For years teachers have been telling us how they love using Plotagon in their classrooms and helping their students make their first animated movies," said Filip Grufman, CEO of [...]

14Mar, 2018

Extra! Extra! New release, new features!

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We have a new version of Plotagon Studio today, v. 1.4.1 for Mac and Windows. In addition to the usual assortment of incredible new content from our Art team, this version has a few notable enhancements: Extra! Extra! Selected scenes now have extras, non-speaking background characters in selected scenes. Look for multiple character silhouettes on the red banner. You can turn these extras on or off within the Plot User Interface. Also, you can now download new scenes and clothing as soon as we release them without having [...]

16Jan, 2018

Acapela Group and Plotagon Launch New DIY Animation Products

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New animation software with life-like voices lets anyone be a one-person movie studio MONS, BELGIUM & STOCKHOLM (PRWEB) JANUARY 16, 2018 Acapela Group, the leading supplier of voice synthesis solutions, and Plotagon, maker of popular DIY animation software, are teaming up to bring a full animated movie studio to global e-learning and entertainment markets. With the newest release of Plotagon’s software applications, users can create 3D-style characters that come to life with Acapela’s life-like digital voices. For the first time, content professionals, teachers, students, and ordinary storytellers can make [...]

04Jan, 2018

Give voice to your characters

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This is our most exciting update yet. Thanks to our new partnership with the Acapela Group, you can be a one-person movie studio. When you download the free upgrade to Plotagon Studio v. 1.3.2 for Mac or Windows, you will receive two American English voices (Rod and Karen) as well as two other voices from a language or accent of your choice: American, British, or Australian English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, or Danish. Experience what your movies will sound like with the new voices. https://youtu.be/Hsgs-GFBUAs   Play it again, in French! https://youtu.be/hgxuHK3NMTQ [...]

18Dec, 2017

Manage your users and passwords

December 18th, 2017|Tags: , |0 Comments

Manage Your Users Great news! Plotagon Studio users can now use our Admin tool to check the status of their accounts, manage users, and update passwords. To get started, visit the Admin site and log in using your Plotagon Studio username and password (the same ones you use to access the application). Here you will see a summary of your company account, including the expiration date. If you have purchased multiple user licenses for your organization, then you can see how many seats remain and add your user accounts on this screen: Note [...]

05Sep, 2017

New Collaboration Tools!

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One of the best things about Plotagon Studio is its versatility: It's perfect for creating marketing, internal training, and customer relations and outreach videos (among many other things), which means organizations can use the same software product across a range of departments to create new content. Now there's another great reason to put Plotagon Studio in the hands of more team members: With the newest Plotagon Studio release, you and your colleagues can collaborate on movies, or even make new versions and translations altogether. Here are some of the newest features [...]

13Jul, 2017

Put up to four characters in the same scene in Plotagon Studio 1.1.2!

July 13th, 2017|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Here's a special surprise for Plotagon Studio customers: advanced camera controls that will change the way you make movies with Plotagon. One of the most-requested features in Plotagon Story and Plotagon Education has been to have more than two characters in a scene. There are a number of technical reasons why this has always been in place. For one thing, with only two characters in a scene, the Plotagon application automatically knows where characters should look (at each other) and how to set up the shot-reverse-shot camera angles over each [...]

06Jul, 2017

Introducing Plotagon Studio: Animation for Professional Content Creators

July 6th, 2017|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Businesses spoke, and Plotagon listened. We're pleased to announce Plotagon Studio, a new version of the popular storytelling and educational applications, now supercharged for professional content creators. Plotagon Studio brings our award-winning Plotagon application to a whole new level, with our unique character creator, advanced audio features, over 130 scenes, and Plotagon's easy movie-making interface. Now e-learning specialists, educational publishers, nonprofits, and marketers can create movies with beautiful 3D animation with no technical training. With Plotagon, if you can write, then you can make a movie. When you are finished, [...]

30Jun, 2017

Final Beta Testing!

June 30th, 2017|Tags: , |0 Comments

Plotagon Studio is almost ready! Plotagon Studio is in private beta while our crack team of Stockholm-based engineers and designers are putting the finishing touches on Plotagon Studio. The new application for Mac & Windows draws on years of innovation and design from our sister products, Plotagon Story and Plotagon Education. We're proud of our work and can't wait to share it with you. To request a free 14-day trial or to be notified when we launch Plotagon Studio, email: business@plotagon.com Thanks! Plotagon Joe Boston, Massachusetts, USA

22May, 2017

Plotagon Launches its First Chromebook-Optimized Android App for Education

May 22nd, 2017|Tags: , |0 Comments

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN - Monday, May 22, 2017 - Animation pioneer Plotagon has launched its first Android app optimized for the latest Google Chromebooks, which now dominate the growing K-12 Schools computer market. The application, which is already available on PC, Mac and mobile platforms has now been designed to run on Android-compatible Chromebooks. This brings the Red Dot award winning user experience of creating animation through writing to schools around the world. Plotagon Education, a popular program among teachers and students worldwide, allows users with no animation skills to create 3D [...]