Features
Votes Idea Comments Date
557
Votes
Considered
Hand Placing Items
Add a feature what uses a hand to also add or place items to the Doodly,, instead of just having them appear, or have to be drawn.
526
Votes
Completed
Change colour of one word in a sentence
There are times when it is necessary to highlight one or two words in a sentence. It would be great to not have to create a separate text box, line it up on the screen, change the colour, and then com...
514
Votes
Started
Visibly ethnic people and people of color
This will make a very big difference for many of us who have diverse constituencies/clientele. It will also brought in the market for Doodly.
469
Votes
Considered
Offline mode
Now this might be a bit hard but would be awesome. An offline mode that allows basic creation / editing of doodlys. Maybe this could be limited to cached content the user has used before. Or even rest...
437
Votes
Considered
Simple Animation Features
If characters/text could follow a path to move across the screen after they are drawn, that would be great. This would include resizing to create a zoom in/out effect. Being able to have a character g...
396
Votes
Considered
Video import
A video import and resizing on the canvas would be fantastic!
373
Votes
Completed
Pan and zoom effects
Features that resemble camera panning and zooming on a particular asset.
312
Votes
Considered
Element Erase Delay
Add a field in the element options for Erase Delay. This would be a time delay before the element is erased. As an example: I had to put a blank text element in a scene with a slow draw time as th...
288
Votes
Considered
Maths equations
An object to display maths equations so you can build up an explanation/tutorial.
224
Votes
Completed
snap to grid
The grid is helpful, but it would be much better if we could snap the upper-left corner of an asset to the nearest intersection of two grid lines. This would make precise alignment of two assets with ...
217
Votes
Completed
Folders To Keep Different Projects
On the homepage, users can create/delete/rename folders to keep their projects. And also able to move projects across the folders. By doing this, users can sort their projects into different folders.
198
Votes
Considered
Animation / movement
Allow animating props along a path
175
Votes
Considered
Draw feature
I would love to be able to use a draw feature that enabled me to add/create small props. I have tried adding images (of all different file types to try and have a transparent background, but nothing s...
171
Votes
Considered
Saving own scenes
It would save time if we'd be able to save selfmade scenes
164
Votes
Completed
Bulk importing of image files
I find it tedious to import 1 image at a time. A bulk importer would be amazing if possible
164
Votes
Started
Make the SEARCH feature more functional
While there are thousands of images, they’re very difficult to find. It would be so helpful to filter and search to find what we need. This could be done by adding tags to all assets. For “Pablo P...
158
Votes
Considered
user hands or drawn hands (why not?)
Please allow users to use their own hand images. Maybe you can even add drawn hands to your library. You could let people choose the carnation colour they want, as for emoticons. :) On the other … h...
151
Votes
Considered
Rubber Stamp reveal
Add the ability to reveal an asset using a rubber stamp in the hand. It would take a tiny amount of time and make sense for lots of things like logos, speech balloons, repeating items like stars or fl...
144
Votes
Considered
Crop images and disproportional resizing
It would be great to have the ability to crop images and the ability to resize them without constraining proportions. This is especially helpful for images we import ourselves. For instance. I loaded ...
139
Votes
Completed
Be able to resize video area, so can use on Instagram, for example
Instagram videos are vertical/square. Currently renderings fall off the left/right edges when posted to Instagram.
136
Votes
Completed
Allowing export/import of users’ characters/props
Allowing users to export/import their own characters/props with custom paths.
129
Votes
Completed
Word Wrap
We need to have text entry such that it will wrap within defined boundary input box size.
120
Votes
Considered
Drawing Foreground Assets First
I would love to be able to layer assets so that I can choose to have Doodly draw the foreground assets first and then the background assets around the foreground. This would eliminate the perfectly e...
112
Votes
Considered
Biblical themes for Church
Signed up to do videos for Sunday School at church. Would be great if you could incorporate bible type of sceneries and some characters with biblical type of clothing, props, etc...
109
Votes
Considered
Transparent background
It would be great if we could choose a transparent background - then the exported file would have significantly more utility if brought into another program, such as the ability to use the exported fi...
108
Votes
Considered
Goose feather pen, paint brush and pencil
Wouldn't it be ice to have more options than just a pen, such as goose feather, paint brush and a pencil?
108
Votes
Completed
"Select next 100" option for multi-select in sharing
You recently introduced the ability to multi-select custom images for sharing, up to 100 images at once. However you did not include the ability to automatically select the next 100, as an efficiency...
105
Votes
Completed
Fixing Arabic language appearance !
Hello, Although Doodly has "right to left" option for typing text the final result for Arabic language is till not usable. Arabic words consist of joined characters, that's how it shows in the text b...
102
Votes
Considered
Exporting or sharing of Doodly Files
I suggest that Doodly consider making an easy way for people to share the Doodly file so that they can edit on another machine easily, or can share with another Doodly user. The current version of Doo...
97
Votes
Completed
Save As.?
A "Save As" feature would make life easier a project could be saved in different files as you progress.
95
Votes
Considered
Selective overlap image erasure (non-erase)
Please consider adding an option to not erase an object within a scene. When the "Erase Mode" in "Settings" in "Smart Mode" any object that is over another object will be erased before the overlappin...
91
Votes
Considered
audio "splitting" or "cutting"
I make lengthy programs.... lectures. It would be hugely helpful if I could simply cut or split audio areas anywhere I want. It would greatly increase ability to edit. As I noted in my other suggesti...
90
Votes
Considered
Provide a means of setting precise size and position in a scene
One of the strategies for drawing a color stock image is to use the original stock image (already drawn) and overlay an imported colored version of the image. But the size and position of the overlay...
90
Votes
Completed
Semi Animated Characters and Props by allowing GIF file Import
It would really be nice to be able to see some live looking movements in the drawings and its should be simple to allow GIF to be imported instead of only JPEG and PNG
85
Votes
Considered
Sub-Categorize Characters
Scrolling through the huge amount of characters and poses takes a LONG time and they're all mixed up. I suggest creating sub-categories by character. For example, when you click on the Characters ta...
79
Votes
Considered
Adding color through the platform
I watched how one person added color to their Doodly. WAY TOO COMPLICATED. Anyway of getting color added to the Doodly platform as opposed to creating an image and then coloring it on a photoshop and ...
79
Votes
Completed
Add ability to VIEW filenames in all assets used in a project (including audio)
I would like to SEE the name of a file I've used in a project. I'd like to be able to click (or right click) on the track to see its name. For example, I want to know the name of a sound file I chose...
78
Votes
Completed
Image Swipe/Replace
When we click on an image or prop on the canvas there should be an option (somewhere between the delete option and gear icon) to swipe/replace the existing image or prop with one of choice from the li...
77
Votes
Considered
Save to Hard Drive
It would be handy to be able to save to a hard drive - from a security perspective, some IP - I don't want to share with another company - especially if it is a bit sensitive. If that feature could b...
76
Votes
Considered
Writing on Board Sounds
There should be a corresponding sound we can use for the different board backgrounds. For example, the sounds chalk writing on a blackboard, or a dry erase on a whiteboard, for example. This should ...
74
Votes
Considered
Spell Check with text box of Doodly
Hello, Doodly, needs a in text spell checker. Spell Checkers are the norm on all programs now. Thanks, I really love the program so far. James
72
Votes
Completed
Change Fonts
I want to be able to change fonts without having to delete and recreate the text with the new font. Could that be one of the setting options - to change the font?
71
Votes
Considered
Multi-selection...
it would be nice to offer a feature to select multiple items to change delay or duration to a similar value for them... On Stages with lots of items the current systems consumes lots of time!
69
Votes
Considered
Merge Videos
The ability to merge videos into one video giving the ability to create sections at a time, then merging them together for the final production.
69
Votes
Considered
Alignment of Images
I know this has been asked previously and was declined, but it would be extraordinarily helpful to be able to align props and text. I have tried using grouping feature and it's not as effective as ali...
68
Votes
Completed
Copy / Paste Scene, within and between projects, retaining all timings and settings.
Suggestion is for "Copy Scene" and "Paste Scene" commands on the timeline's right-click menu. Copy Scene would available when a scene is being shown. It would copy the current scene to the clipboard...
67
Votes
Completed
Text Sizing
Instead of sizing text by dragging the text container, it would be great if in the settings we could define the exact text size needed
63
Votes
Considered
Create interest groups & enable sharing to interest groups
There are many different interest groups emerging among Doodly users. Allow the creation of interest groups and allow users to join multiple interest groups. Then extend the share feature so users ca...
62
Votes
Completed
Insert scene anywhere on timeline (not just at the end)
A bit crazy to have to add a scene and drag it to the point you want. BTW, dragging is very cumbersome (doesn't work smoothly).
61
Votes
Completed
autofill file name of imported asset
When importing an asset, use the file name (without the extension) as the default name of the new Doodly asset. Example: If I import smiley.png, put smiley in the title field.
59
Votes
Considered
Text for science & math - superscripts & subscripts
More text editing features - specifically superscripts and subscripts - would be very helpful
55
Votes
Considered
Changing color marker on animation drawing
Will be possible to add new feature to change the "hand with new color marker" on each new Path configured ?
51
Votes
Completed
Now Playing - Stop Music
So I'm clicking through music and scrolling to find something i like. Start one file scroll down. If you start a second file it doesn't auto stop the first. Then its hard to find the first because ...
51
Votes
Considered
90 degree custom path turns
I'm an architect, and I'd like to draw custom paths over line drawings. When I do this from point to point and turn a corner,, the path tries to smooth out the turn. The only way I've been able to do ...
50
Votes
Considered
Change colors used in Rainbow Addon
Add the ability to change the individual colors of item within the Rainbow addon.
49
Votes
Considered
Text Features
It would be great if I could be able to edit the font as I work. Ex: bold one word in the sentence; gradients for emphasis, underline a word, make one word's font size a different size for emphasis, a...
47
Votes
Considered
Add a watermark with either text or logo to the video
Upload a graphic or enter a text to be shown permanently on the video.
46
Votes
Considered
Lock an asset in place
Hi, I would love the ability to lock an asset into place. Sometimes when they overlap and you're editing one nearby, I accidentally click the wrong one and as I move it I realize I just messed up my a...
43
Votes
Completed
Merge projects / Copy entire scenes to clipboard
It would be helpful to have the ability to copy entire scenes and be able to paste them from 1 project to another easily.
43
Votes
Considered
Movement of images after drawn
I guess I'm not the only one asking this. It would be great to have movement of specific images, such as a world globe spinning once its drawn. Thanks!
42
Votes
Considered
Ability to disable individual draw paths
When creating intricate draw paths for a custom image, it would help considerably if specific draw paths could be disabled, so that additional draw paths could be created without interference
42
Votes
Considered
Manage assets: delete, rename, create folders
I have uploaded some assets that I won't use. It would be nice to be able to delete unneeded assets that we have uploaded (not Doodly assets). It might also be nice to be able to create folders or ta...
42
Votes
Considered
Rendering in local
Hi, I've created a Doodly Video with 14 scenes and, when I export it on the max resolution, it takes 45 minutes to complete the process. I've tried with a new MacBook Pro but the time remaining 45 mi...
41
Votes
Completed
Auto Save
It would be great to have an Auto Save feature like those found in drawing and DTP programs
41
Votes
Considered
Option to one-click Delete
I would like to get rid of the confirmation that I am deleting something. I am trying out fonts and it is exhausting to click so many things! Can we get a toggle that allows one click deleting vs con...
41
Votes
Considered
Separate Library for user uploaded assets
When an asset, such as a prop, is uploaded, it's added to the general pool of such assets. I would like to nominate my own library where they could be stored, thus making it easier to locate them.
39
Votes
Considered
New hands for watercolor paintings
Hi Brad. Just today I have a new challenge... I am drawing a Doodly over watercolor paper, and I couldn't find tools for it... Customize the board wasn't the problem... The problem was because I could...
38
Votes
Considered
Adding font for Indian, Nepali users
Non of Hindi and Nepali font i.e Devanagari font is supported by doodly so far. I hope it will be good for doodly to add at least one font , for example, rukmini, kantipur, devanagari etc . Regar...
37
Votes
Considered
Delay between paths
Hi, When creating the paths for one image where you are creating multiple paths for the one image. Can a delay be added between paths. Either once the one path as draw we can add a delay before it s...
37
Votes
Considered
Slider timeline
Please make the timeline into a slider a la Adobe Audition et al so I can click anywhere in the timeline bar (adjacent to the settings button) drop in anywhere on the preview to fine tune. I waste a l...
36
Votes
Considered
Music Sort Options
It would be super helpful if there were ways to sort through the (abundant) background music options. You might consider by mood ("sad" "uplifting" "cheerful" "dark" "dramatic") and/or by instrument (...
36
Votes
Considered
Alignment and sizing
For the OCD-inclined, it would be great if we could ... (a) align and/or horizontally or vertically centre an object EXACTLY via buttons, rather than having to eyeball and drag it; (b) size text EXAC...
35
Votes
Completed
Switch Backgrounds on a Scene-by-Scene Basis
Looking for the ability to switch between whiteboards/chalkboards/blackboards/glassboards on a scene-by-scene basis.
35
Votes
Considered
Enable text as hyperlink
Enable text to act as a hyperlink so users can go to a web page/location when the link is clicked
34
Votes
Considered
Zoom in/out of timeline
Ability to scroll or press a button on either keyboard or UI to shrink or grow the size of clips on the timeline
33
Votes
Considered
Way to Save a Video as a Template That Already Contains Favorite Fonts, Logo and Colors
It would be great to be able to save a video as a business template. This template would already be populated with desired fonts, business colors, favorite characters and logo. Then the user could jus...
33
Votes
Considered
Lock scene by scene voiceover tracks to a scene
Currently if timing of a graphic is shaved or increased in Scene 1, then all subsequent SCENE timings are shifted BUT voiceover tracks remain static. So you have to readjust the starting point of each...
33
Votes
Considered
Provide ability to flag assets as "favorites" or "hidden"
Some assets will be used more frequently than other to maintain consistent use or representation of various things. Knowing which ones I have used in the past and allowing a filter to only show those...
33
Votes
Considered
Simple Animation
I know that the hole concept of Doodly is to make the animation look like it is hand drawn on a white/chalk board. However adding in simple animation like being able to have an object resize, stretch/...
32
Votes
Considered
Camera panning Seetings
Would be nice to select the DIRECTION of the "camera panning" and the SPEED ... (or did In miss that?)
32
Votes
Considered
Preview from current scene to end
Hi, just made my first Doodly - a nice intuitive program, thanks. I note that I can preview the whole movie, or the current scene, but I'd really to be able to choose to preview from an aribitrary po...
31
Votes
Considered
Copy draw paths from one identically dimensioned asset (height & width in pixels) to another
Scenario: 1. You create a custom piece of art and import it into Doodly—black & white line art, for example. 2. You take the time to create intricate draw paths to achieve a high quality animation ...
31
Votes
Considered
Add Bangla Fonts
Please add bangla fonts like "Nirmala, Mukti_1.99_PR, Siyamrupali, vrinda etc.". I can't make videos in my own language.
30
Votes
Considered
Erase path
able to set our own paths for the erase animation
30
Votes
Considered
Object Fill
I would like to see an object fill feature with the option of having the finished fill look like it is scribbled/shaded in or a solid fill. Being able to fill in a shirt or block text with color would...
30
Votes
Considered
Thumbnails
You should be able to capture the first slide as the video thumbnail. Without some additional software editing, the video jus appears as a blank white slide. That's not good.
29
Votes
Considered
An indexed instruction book
How about a one-stop easily accessible/searchable instruction book that covers all the bases for new and experienced users?
29
Votes
Considered
Persistent linking of assets
It is presently only possible to link assets for a moment, for moving or resizing. This feature would allow assets to be linked permanently (or at least until unlinked). This would allow outline and...
28
Votes
Considered
export movies with alpha channel
An export with alpha channel would make Whiteboard and Glasboard ideal for Integration into presentations with their own backgrounds
28
Votes
Considered
Crumpled Paper Exit
Create an exit option that mimics crumpling up the image and tossing it aside
28
Votes
Considered
Delete key on the keyboard to delete selected item (s)
It would be great, like many other packages, that keyboard controls work in Doodly; primarily, after selecting an item or items on the canvas, pressing the Del key on the keyboard would action a delet...
28
Votes
Considered
Unlock aspect ratio for shapes
like power point, when insert shape (e.g. line, oval, rectangle), it would be great to unlock aspect ratio, to change height only, or width only.
27
Votes
Considered
More health/biology/science characters and props
I just started with Doodly and love the application. However, the library doesn't seem to suit my needs. I am a health coach and need more animation options that include health-related items, biolog...
27
Votes
Considered
Post-It notes
It would be really cool to be able to have the hand stick a post-it note on the board, just like people do on whiteboards in real life.
27
Votes
Considered
Fade drawn image
I think it would be nice to have a fade in option for hand-drawn images, particularly those with fill
26
Votes
Considered
Support for Ubuntu
We love your products here at Mainplus, but we primarily use Ubuntu Linux as our operating system. Any chance of versions of Doodly and Toonly that work on Ubuntu?
25
Votes
Declined
Flannel Board reveal
Allow the hand to "carry" an asset in like it was a cutout sticky object and place it on the board. This would be a great way to post assets like a Sticky Note or repeating objects like multiple tree...
25
Votes
Considered
Searching for Images & Characters
I have the enterprise version and there are tons of images, the problem I'm running into is being able to find them. I'd love to have more categories, especially for the "characters". Breaking down a...
25
Votes
Considered
Support multiple cpu threads for faster rendering
As the title says - to improve rendering time
25
Votes
Considered
world first language in the world (Tamil)
i am from india here have lot of language . i am from tamilnadu my language tamil i have checked many tamil font not suuport correctly. please fix . https://www.google.com/search?client=firefox-b-d&...