Features
Votes Idea Comments Date
324
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...
7
Votes
Completed
Resizing with upper/left corner anchored
When changing a prop/character/text box size, anchoring the upper left corner would make it a much precise process.
136
Votes
Completed
Allowing export/import of users’ characters/props
Allowing users to export/import their own characters/props with custom paths.
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...
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...
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.
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 ...
2
Votes
Completed
Larger Drawing Area
Is there anything in the works that would make it so we can have the option of a full-size screen or resized screen of the drawing board? My ideal situation would be a drag-arrow where the left, righ...
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.
373
Votes
Completed
Pan and zoom effects
Features that resemble camera panning and zooming on a particular asset.
581
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.
129
Votes
Completed
Word Wrap
We need to have text entry such that it will wrap within defined boundary input box size.
160
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...
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...
511
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...
7
Votes
Completed
Sharing custom resources inside Doodly
Create the necessary settings for users to be able to flag their own imported resources as "Shareable", and give users the ability browse/search shared user resources, and import into their own collec...
30
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?
531
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.
93
Votes
Started
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...
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
19
Votes
Considered
Ability to Disable Elements in Scene
It would be great to create scenes with 'interchangeable' elements (props, characters, text) so that it would be possible to create similar videos but with specific variations
16
Votes
Considered
Customizable color palette
1) Be able to define a set of colors for use in each video. Currently, there is a predefined palette, but I can't add or remove any. 2) Be able to assign a color other than black (or white) as the def...
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.
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.
19
Votes
Considered
Text animation timing : with previous
I used to animate with GoAnimate (now Vyond). One of the cool features of this tool is that it allows you to set the timing for your text animation. For instance, a series of text fields can appear s...
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
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
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...
7
Votes
Considered
Save and Open
The ability to save a Doodly file to a location (local or internet) with the ability to open other shared files. "How did they do that?" When someone shares a file you can see the step by step proces...
70
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.
12
Votes
Completed
Remember sign in
It's a little thing, but it'd be nice if the software could remember our log in credentials so we would not have to type them in every time we log in.
41
Votes
Completed
Auto Save
It would be great to have an Auto Save feature like those found in drawing and DTP programs
42
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 (...
451
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...
177
Votes
Considered
Saving own scenes
It would save time if we'd be able to save selfmade scenes
0
Votes
Declined
Folders to organise videos per project/topic
Hi, I just joined Doodly and love it! As I'm working on various projects, keeping an overview of the videos in a folder structure at the homepage would really help! So I can organise the long list ...
97
Votes
Completed
Save As.?
A "Save As" feature would make life easier a project could be saved in different files as you progress.
16
Votes
Considered
Sort feature for assets (especially our own imports) and filter for custom assets
Hi, currently when you import a new asset, it shows on the top -- temporarily. Once you close the video and return to it, the assets are sorted from oldest to newest. This means that if you return to ...
55
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...
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...
7
Votes
Considered
Adjustable pane size.
Allow users to adjust the height of the left/right/bottom windows so that the users can see more of what they wanted to work on. For example, a taller right windows would make drag-and-drop of assets ...
39
Votes
Declined
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...
0
Votes
Declined
Please Add Characters with Different Body Shapes, Weight and Ethnicity/Color
I am a Dietitian who owns a meal planning software business. I would like to use Doodly to market my business, but cannot find any overweight or out of shape looking characters. People come in all dif...
3
Votes
Completed
Please Add More Simple and Singular Food Based Props that are not Fast Food Brands
Currently there are inadequate choices for food based props. So may are branded for Fast Food. It would be great to have simple and singular props of vegetables, fruit, proteins, fat sources and carbo...
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...
0
Votes
Declined
Add a Voice Recording Feature to the Software
Would love if a voice recording feature could be added to the software to avoid having to record on a another device and upload to Doodly. Timing will be more intuitive with the voice recording being ...
1
Votes
Completed
Allow setting visibility of drawing arms by asset, not only globally for the entire video.
For example, it would be nice to be able to have characters and props and backgrounds drawn with the hand, but have text appear letter by letter without the hand, all in the same scene.
8
Votes
Considered
Static Backgrounds
Let's say I have a scene where I want the background to remain the same but characters in the scene to change (either entirely or just their pose). As far as I can tell it is currently not possible to...
3
Votes
Considered
Password Hash
Please hash out the password in the app so that it is not able to be seen.
42
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...
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
0
Votes
Considered
0
Votes
Declined
Diverse characters
Please add more characters of color (Black, Asian, Latinx)
0
Votes
Declined
Include different demographics
It would be great if characters of different races and profession be included in Doodly. It will help make the video's more authentic and more relatable.
12
Votes
Considered
Increase the maximum width of the paths in the Path Size slider
The existing range of path widths is great for tracing line art, but many logos use very wide letters and stripes of color. It would help if the maximum width were about three times as wide as it is n...
12
Votes
Completed
Fitness scenes
Hello. There is less charachters for body building and personal trainer and nothins as a scene. Can you create, please, some scenes of gyms, fitness center and equipment like barbell and dumbells? Tha...
79
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 ...
0
Votes
Completed
New hands for writing
I would love to have the hand of Santa Clause, with his red outfit
414
Votes
Considered
Video import
A video import and resizing on the canvas would be fantastic!
12
Votes
Considered
Update imported image on canvas
Custom paths take a long time to create in complex images. If there is a need to correct or adjust an image after the draw path has been created,. the whole draw path has to be remade. On such occas...
3
Votes
Declined
Goose feather penn
Hi, Maybe we could have a goose feather penn making the drawings? regards ben
0
Votes
Declined
Font Control
I'd love to see a more robust font-management pane that would allow fonts to be resized independant of the box size, and resized/recoloured/bold/italic within the text box (so: mixed styles in a text ...
0
Votes
Considered
Object duplication
Any chance of 'option-drag' type of object duplication within a frame/slide?
16
Votes
Considered
Custom fill area
Create a new option alongside custom draw paths, which is a custom fill area. This suggestion provides the opportunity of dealing with the frantic drawing hand, which is most evident when "drawing" a...
170
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...
0
Votes
Considered
Warp Doodly Character/Prop Asset
I do interest one feature which will make Doodly be great and different from others, this will make Doodly as an incredible product, it will attract Doodly new custome's, it is something to animate...
0
Votes
Declined
Standard Asset(Character/Props/Text) - Edit Feature Limited
The Asset Setting and Asset editting very limited on provided features for instance the setting/editing should be more flexible like transform, rotate, group, ungroup and etc. Thank you.
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 ...
0
Votes
Declined
Saving/sharing scene sequences
It would be great if you could save certain scene sequences, so that you could use the scene sequence in other videos. Would also be good if these could be shared with other people in your organisatio...
3
Votes
Declined
Lock feature on props
I would love to be able to lock props in place in a scene, so that they can't move. particularly the main scene props that are at the rear of the page.
184
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...
66
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...
3
Votes
Considered
Library Contact Sheets
Let's print out sheets with the names and thumbnail images of all the available elements in the libraries. I/we/users can then sit with a stack of papers and a cup of coffee looking through what is av...
98
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...
0
Votes
Declined
Adding a delay or pause at the end of a frame
There are times when a lot of writing has occurred on a frame, for example, a list of items ... it would be nice to be able to add a delay or pause at the end to allow people time to read the text.
0
Votes
Completed
Larger Drawing Area 2
Hey Brad, I'm in agreement with Laxminarayan Proddutoor from the comments on the previous Completed post. I wasn't sure if comments on completed projects were still being reviewed, so I'm reposting t...
0
Votes
Declined
audio editer
an easy audio editor to allow clipping and setting on timeline
0
Votes
Declined
listing o sorting videos
When handling a very large number of videos (+100) it is difficult to locate them. Is it possible to improve the list of videos including more data to classify them?
18
Votes
Considered
Font sizing
1. Please will you consider enabling the selection of specific font sizes for text. This would make it easier to make sure that different text boxes are the same size. 2. It would be great to be able ...
12
Votes
Considered
Scene Exit Animation - "Scene Expands" or "Zoom Out"
I'd like to suggest a scene exit animation. It would be useful to have a "Scene Expands" or "Zoom Out" transition between scenes where Scene A is completed, then the video appears to Zoom Out --- Scen...
0
Votes
Considered
Window Menu Option -- Compare 2 Scenes Side-By-Side
Let's say that you have completed a scene, but then realize that you would like the order of animation with respect to the assets to be different - or maybe that you would like to replace one of the a...
204
Votes
Considered
Animation / movement
Allow animating props along a path
0
Votes
Considered
Loyalty program
Transformation of Loyalty from traditional way Card to Mobile App.
14
Votes
Considered
Add new vertices within a draw path
When editing a draw path, it would be helpful to be able to add new points/vertices between other points in the drawing path.
0
Votes
Declined
Having the asset erase mode option for each item, not only the entire project
I would like to be able t set the erase mode for each individual item, when it needs to differ from the global setting. That would especially be great for coloring images or stacking images on top, wh...
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...
6
Votes
Declined
Previewing sounds
Can it be set that you can only preview one sound at a time; currently its rather annoying as you try out a number of sounds, you have to remember to stop one playing before starting another
3
Votes
Considered
Resize Drawing Area (Stage) and Actors (Assets) with mouse wheel
It would be nice if there was an easy way to resize/rescale the Stage (if nothing is selected) or the selected Actor by just using the mouse wheel
22
Votes
Considered
Pipette for color selection
To keep the CI consistent it would be nice to have a pipette-tool within the asset-settings to select the correct color without having to use photoshop or similar, too...
0
Votes
Declined
Arabic language !!
I hope doodly support writing in Arabic language
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!
0
Votes
Considered
Change Background for each mode to fit to a presentation template
I would like to change the background to the presentation-template-bitmap to seamlessly integrate animations into my presentations.
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
15
Votes
Considered
Color Character overlay
Allow one asset to be drawn over a second asset without erasing the first asset. (Selectable option in Asset settings). The application would be to draw an outline of a figure, followed by drawing a c...
1
Votes
Considered
Change Line height and spacing
I am missing a feature to change line height modifications on multiple line text. Another nice design feature would be a way to change letter spacing for text.
292
Votes
Considered
Maths equations
An object to display maths equations so you can build up an explanation/tutorial.
3
Votes
Declined
Preview current scene only
A feature to reduce the preview function to the current scene only would save lots of time on larger projects
28
Votes
Considered
Crumpled Paper Exit
Create an exit option that mimics crumpling up the image and tossing it aside
21
Votes
Completed
Ability to play more than one sound
It would be great if we could play a music track for the background, have a narration, AND add occasional sounds effects as things happen in the video.
0
Votes
Declined
Video file
I would like to add a video file to be edited into a whiteboard explanation video