Animate your characters and watch art imitate life.

Create 2D characters in Adobe Photoshop CC and Illustrator CC and bring them to life in Character Animator CC (Beta). Act out movements and record your voice using your webcam and microphone. Character Animator tracks your facial expressions and motions in real time, so when you smile, your character does too.

Character Animator (Beta)

Fast ways to make heads turn and jaws drop.

Quickly create interactive puppets with built-in character templates or by combining different puppet parts from your Photoshop and Illustrator files. Control actions with your mouse or use keyboard shortcuts to make heads, arms, and legs move. Character Animator automatically captures your voice and mimics mouth movements for effortless lip-syncing.
Use templates or existing artwork
Build your character from scratch in Illustrator or Photoshop — or start with a built-in template in Character Animator. 
Walk Cycles
Create a walking animation from a single pose. Choose a stride, and it automatically adapts to your character's leg length and step speed.
Puppets from scratch
Use your webcam to transform 2D artwork into animated characters whose movements map to your facial expressions.
Control movement with behaviors
Easily control your puppet’s movement by adding or removing behaviors like head turn and auto blink. 
 
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We helped Mr. Bean go live on Facebook. What happened next was all him.

See how the people behind this beloved, bumbling cartoon pulled off a game of charades with thousands of Mr. Bean's adoring Facebook fans. (Hint: Character Animator was involved.) And then explore the app to animate your own 2D characters.
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