HUE Animation is our award-winning legacy stop motion animation software for Windows and macOS. For our HUE Animation Studio kit with the newest stop motion software, please visit our HUE Animation Studio product page.

Tell your story with stop motion videos made using HUE Animation, which was built specifically for students by teachers. A simple, user-friendly interface enables students of all ages to visually express their ideas within minutes. Easily snap images frame by frame, add narration and background sounds, make time-lapse movies, edit with paint tools, then share direct to YouTube and other video sharing sites.

HUE Animation software in use

The downloadable software is available as a single user, 5 user, 10 user or school site license.

System Requirements

  • PC: Windows 11, 10, 8, 7 or XP and graphics drivers with OpenGL 2.0 support
  • Mac: OS X 10.5 (Leopard) to macOS 10.14 (Mojave) * Please note that the HUE Animation software is not compatible with macOS 10.15 (Catalina) or later. If you are using macOS 11 or later, please go to this page for more information.
  • 512MB RAM (1GB recommended)

Buying HUE Animation

If you don’t have a USB camera yet, the HUE Animation Studio pack is an all-in-one animation kit including the HUE HD camera, HUE Animation software and the HUE Book of Animation.

However, if you already have a webcam or built-in laptop camera which you want to use to create stop motion animations, you can purchase the HUE Animation software separately. Several license types are available:


Find out what parents and teachers say in our Testimonials area, and view our Awards page to see the prizes our HUE Animation products have won.

View animations made by our community on our YouTube Channel.

For more information, please check our Tutorials and if you need help please search the FAQs or contact us.

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HUE Animation download instructions