Features
Votes Idea Comments Date
6
Votes
Considered
How about an automatic downsizing feature for images to be uploaded as assets in doodly?
It seems that not just a few doodly users are having issues with downsizing an image to import as an asset. It is especially frustrating when trying to import svg file images. Automatic size adjustme...
0
Votes
Declined
Church Stuff
I pastor a church and was hoping to use this for some sermon illustrations. But no content (scenes) for church, lake scene for Peter to walk on, church scene, disciple characters, things of that natu...
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...
0
Votes
Considered
Swap assets and character poses
It would be great to be able to swap out assets for other assets and adjust character poses more simply.
0
Votes
Considered
Positioning infos
Positioning infos on the assets would be helpful to layout corresponding scenes correctly (without „jumping“ sprites)...
4
Votes
Considered
Copy and paste custom paths
When creating a custom image with a repeating pattern (or even just some repeated elements) it would be a huge time saver if I could copy and paste a path I've made
0
Votes
Declined
Custom Hand / Hand with brush
Hello. Would you please add the option for us to add custom hands or at least can you guys add a hand with a brush? Example: https://youtu.be/mR67AXZ4X88?t=84 Thank you!
0
Votes
Considered
Audio Features
I want to be able to choose a sound track, and have it start loud, but I should be able to diminish the sound to a certain level, so I can add a sound track / speaking voice - narration. I tried putt...
9
Votes
Considered
Animation tool
Hello! it would be great if you could set the extra time at the end in the scenes settings to 0 or 0.1. Then flowing animations would be possible.
14
Votes
Considered
Female Professionals - Needed in SLACKS + Suits, not just dresses for the 21st Century
Female professionals - teachers, lecturers, computer programmers, and professors are only in dresses. Quite sexist and not indicative of 2019 reality. It would be helpful to have some of the female ...
0
Votes
Considered
Actions Pane - Stop Images from moving in Actions Pane after Send Backwards/Forwards, then Save
Actions Panel – Problem: Everything keeps moving back to the way it was, even after I have dragged the items into a new position. Here's an example: I have inserted several props. In the Actio...
0
Votes
Considered
Export - After first save - Confirmation message needed
Once I Export my video once, and then make changes, and Save again, I am not prompted that there is already a video of that name with a confirmation to give me a choice to save over the same file or s...
5
Votes
Considered
Glassboard Hand - more options - Female hand, pen only
Scene Settings – Glassboard – It looks like there is only one “Caucasian” hand and it appears to be a man’s. Can a female hand (perhaps with nails slightly longer), be added? How about jus...
6
Votes
Considered
Add Edit option in right-click menu
Please add the option to go edit an image from right-click menu. It would be very useful when working wit big images that push the image's icons above and you can't see them anymore so you have to kee...
9
Votes
Considered
Global Project Defaults
Have the ability when setting up the project to not only select the default background colour, but set the default hand style, drawing outline colour and default font colour. This will allow for fast...
3
Votes
Declined
Animated path
Create a feature that allows to draw a path for an element to move along. Once the scene is drawn and the story begins it might be interesting to see cars, characters, birds moving. With this, a certa...
0
Votes
Considered
UK money on props
Have an option for UK money £ only currently USD
1
Votes
Declined
My own hand and arm
Nice to be able to implement / upload my own hand/arm instead of using the included.
59
Votes
Considered
Text for science & math - superscripts & subscripts
More text editing features - specifically superscripts and subscripts - would be very helpful
1
Votes
Considered
Insert Blank Scene Anywhere
It would be nice to insert a new scene to the left or to the right rather than having to create one at the end and then dragging it into place. I've started duplicating a scene, deleting everything, ...
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?
0
Votes
Considered
Sharing page for users assets
Some of the assets that users create would not be considered proprietary, and could be great open source elements for others to access at no cost if there were a landing page for those.
0
Votes
Declined
Scene template option
Allow users to make templates of the scenes and videos we create. Handy for multiple use of a scene or of a whole video.
0
Votes
Considered
Allow music/sound editing before inserting
Problem: If a piece of music inserted between two others needs to be changed, the sound elements to the right of the 'space' have to be 'pushed' to the right to make room for the entire new piece, ev...
0
Votes
Declined
Folders for saving our liked Images
Can we have folders to save images or props to store for repeated usage in our projects or selecting them as a favorite images
9
Votes
Considered
Select multiple PATH (ie to change their width together)
It would be usefull (specially after load SVG) to be able to select multiple path (or all) in an asset to be able to change their width.
0
Votes
Considered
Drone images
Could we have images of drones
0
Votes
Declined
creative hands
Why not branch out to other species? Offer a deer hoof, a cow hoof, a t-rex hand, an alien hand, an octopus tentacle, dog, cat, tiger...the possibilities are endless! Not only would this be humorous...
0
Votes
Considered
Smart path recognition
Algorithms could be made to predict likely line paths when a user uploads his/her own graphic, just as a starting point. It wouldn't have to be perfect if it were used as just a starting point...coul...
0
Votes
Considered
hand gestures
The user could select a gesture to throw in now and then....such as the "I love you" sign, thumbs up/down, waving hi, dropping the chalk accidentally, shaking a finger at you, or even just movements t...
0
Votes
Considered
Teacher friendly doodly
When I downloaded the app I was disappointed by the limited set of characters. I do not intend to boost a business through these videos, but to create videos that I can use in the language classroom. ...
0
Votes
Considered
Item transitions
Give items/characters the ability to slide in, fade in or pop onto the screen. If you don't want them drawn on as it may take too much time in a slide, there are no other options except for them just...
10
Votes
Considered
Plus (+) button ABOVE minus (-) button in timing fields
The + and - symbols in the Delay and Duration fields should really be the other way round. Most people expect + indicating 'higher' to be stacked *higher* than -, indicating 'lower'.
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...
22
Votes
Considered
Remove or reduce enforced "Extra time at the end" to allow smoother animation effects
Although Doodly is not primarily an animation app, we can easily achieve the effect of a character or prop moving around the scene, by repeatedly duplicating the scene and moving the item slightly. T...
42
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...
0
Votes
Considered
Change the color of the scroll bar in the Actions box so it can be seen
The scroll bar in the Actions box on the right side of the screen is the same color (black) as the box background. I didn’t even realize there was a scroll bar until my Save button disappeared and I...
3
Votes
Declined
Incorporate scenes ito new video
So I create videos and a lot of my scenes are the same. I can duplicate that video but if I want to copy a different frame on a different video I have to copy one item at a time. Also the scene needs ...
3
Votes
Completed
Characters waving
need characters waving hello (or goodbye)....seems rather obvious.
6
Votes
Declined
Doodly videos as portraid
I plan to use doodly videos in my apps (Maybe for tutorial or in game videos). So Sometimes I need this video in 1080x1920 resultuion. My current steps are: 1. Create doodly video in 1920x1080. I ju...
0
Votes
Considered
Control handles
It would be nice to have control handles on each of the nodes to facilitate the transition into and out of a node, i.e. a bezier curve, also being able to insert a new node in between existing nodes a...
8
Votes
Considered
Keyboard Shortcuts
Hot keys for zoom in + and zoom out - would be, ctrl + to add a node at the selected point & ctrl - to delete a node at the selected point keypad # 5 to zoom to window, etc.....
0
Votes
Considered
Node transition style
When creating nodes that go around the perimeter of a box shape it would be nice to be able to select a node transition option for round, mitered, or square corners to make the path fit more precisely...
0
Votes
Considered
Grouping of reveal paths
Would be nice to be able to group together certain reveal paths under a main path label in order to help organize and shorten the path list after about 30 or so path reveals. Would also allow for easi...
0
Votes
Considered
Adjustable dialog section
It would be very nice to be able to resize sections of the Action & Scenes-Characters-Props-Text-Sounds panels so that the areas that need more space i.e the paths section can be grown or shrunk, also...
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...
13
Votes
Considered
Video as custom background
When creating a new video, as custom background you should be able to choose another video, that would be extremely powerful because you could use it as an annotation tool for videos and more! Anothe...
0
Votes
Declined
Make timeline zoomable
The timeline should be zoomable somehow. A nice way would be clicking on the time-bar and scrolling up or down with the mouse wheel (or with the mac gesture on the mac).
9
Votes
Considered
Make audio clips splittable and resizable
You should be able to split audio clips so that the first one ends where you cut and the second one begins not from the beginning of the clip but from where you cut. This implies that you have to make...
21
Votes
Declined
Drawing lines, circles, etc
I would like to see the ability to create our own lines, arrows, and circles that we could have move across the screen in any direction we choose. For instance after you complete a problem you can ci...
0
Votes
Considered
Collaborators option
Is there a way we can add a collaborator Feature which can be modelled from Apple strategy to collaborate with their products. For example: I can click collabortator, have options to receive link, e...
0
Votes
Declined
chat support
Any chance to offer a live chat support option in my account. Let's say I have questions and then they can go in a review a quick step process. show me a link where I went wrong and then boom. Problem...
6
Votes
Considered
Set Default colors for Font and drawings
It would be very helpful to have a 'preferences' option in Doodly where I can set default colors for text, props and characters. Today I have to open each element and change the color. When there are ...
6
Votes
Considered
Option to add normal/ non-inverted pictures (assets) to chalkboard
Pictures colors are automatically inverted when adding to chalkboard scenes. While that looks great for most assets, it would be even greater to have the option to include pictures as they are. This w...
0
Votes
Declined
Add assets by moving them in with hand instead of drawing
Moving assets in with the hand, instead of drawing them, would make for a great additional effect and not be the same all over. I've seen this with other software and it would be great to have it incl...
0
Votes
Declined
Anything medical or anatomy related for teaching
I teach nursing and anything medical especially anatomy would be awesome.. Also into natural health so some herbs or oil bottles would be good too. Is there a way to integrate them in?
0
Votes
Declined
Bulk Import for SVGs
Hi, would be nice if there's a more efficient way to import lots and lots and lots of SVGs at a go. Thank you :)
3
Votes
Considered
Search Feature and Imports
1) The search feature really needs an overhaul. I checked what was in Doodly already against what the packs offered. I searched "love" and Doodly returned every prop with the word "love" in it. So I w...
3
Votes
Considered
Support Unicode
PLEASE ADD UNICODE SUPPORT
0
Votes
Declined
to make possible the "preview" of a unique scene
If the video have already many scenes and I want to check only the last one (in design)
16
Votes
Considered
Additional scene transitions
I would like to see a fade transition for scenes and also a single wipe of the scene like pulling a transparent curtain down or across the scene.
0
Votes
Declined
Stitch or combine 2 videos
I plan on making several videos with an ending referring to my office. I have created a "Thanks for Watching" scene. It would be great if there was a simple way to copy and paste that scene into othe...
0
Votes
Declined
Scene Erase/Transition Timing
I would like to be able to change the timing of how long a scene erases. Right now, the transitions and erasures cannot be timed and, especially with the hand holding the eraser, it seems unrealistic.
0
Votes
Considered
Edit characters
Option to edit characters. Example in a scene of a bus I want to insert a character seated. There are characters seated in chairs but we can't remove the chair. Need the ability of moving the characte...
0
Votes
Considered
Extra track for constant background
Is it possible to have an extra video track which could run a constant background behind the 'action' track? In its simplest form this could take a plain colour or text, ranging through a full image b...
0
Votes
Considered
Evolurion
Ideas and evidence that supports evolution
0
Votes
Completed
Partial Image Erase
Say I want to put an object into a persons hand, I only want to erase the part of the hand behind the paper, buy leave the thumb over the paper.
6
Votes
Considered
Pause drawing mid drawing
For example, I want to start drawing a scene, or a person. In the middle of the drawing, I want to jump over and write some text. Then come back to finish drawing the person. Or I start drawing a few ...
0
Votes
Considered
More Image Sizing & Tweaking Options
Right now, You can only size items larger or smaller. If I want to put something along a wall that is at a 45 degree angle, it would be nice to have the ability to resize the width without it resizing...
0
Votes
Declined
Add off-line functionality for Doodly
Please consider adding ability to use Doodly offline. Would love to work at home in the evenings, but do not have internet at my rural location. Also would be helpful for commuters, to work while tra...
3
Votes
Considered
SnapShot feature to save scene as image
I think we need a "SnapShot" feature so we can save an image of any frame of the video and then use it later as a background (so we can get a mix of chalk & marker in the same scene, etc.) or used as ...
9
Votes
Considered
Writing without hand
I'd like to have writings appear like now but without hand. Now if you don't want hand, writings appears immediatly, I need writings appers slowly but without hand because if you have a lot of writing...
0
Votes
Considered
EDITAR LOS DIBUJOS
Sería interesante poder editar los dibujos, sobre todo los que tienen texto, para poder ponerlos en nuestro idioma (por ejemplo, cambiar SCHOOL por COLEGIO
4
Votes
Considered
Names Paths
When pathing a more detailed Image it sometimes gets tricky to search for the right path to edit. If paths can be named it will be easier to find the specific path.
0
Votes
Declined
Easier navigation of scenes
Add a sidebar or a zoom feature for the scene ribbon at the bottom for easier navigation and rearrangement of scenes. This gets cumbersome with movies longer than two minutes.
1
Votes
Considered
Audio tweaks.
Be able to fade music audio at the end, even better keyframe audio levels so it could duck under words. Be able to slice and dice the voice over to replace bad takes,
0
Votes
Declined
Scroll the timeline
Would like to be able to scroll along the timeline and hit play/preview from a certain spot
4
Votes
Considered
Increase zoom factor when creating manual paths
When pathing images it is a huge advantage to zoom in more than it is possible now. Lines and the "red paths" can be aligned better this way.
4
Votes
Considered
auto completion of custom imported assets with complex reveal paths
I have just recently finished quite a complex drawing with custom reveal paths. The image was a photograph of a person which I converted into a black and white sketch in photoshop. Once imported I end...
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.
7
Votes
Considered
GIF Support
Allow export of videos as GIF with frame rates as low as 12 fps and with looping options. This would be great for e-mail mail outs because the recipient need not have to click on a link or activate a ...
0
Votes
Declined
Stop music in timeline after it starts?!?!?
After you place music ion your video timeline, if you play it out, it plays the whole way through and you can't stop it! This makes no sense! You need to be able to stop and start the music (or any up...
3
Votes
Considered
Ability to color existing doodles based on paths
There are countless doodles in doodly, all colorless. If we can add colors to different parts like shirt, skin, hair etc based on "user customized paths" the output possibilities could be endless! Ple...
0
Votes
Declined
Tabs for Characters
Hi, just wondering if it would please be possible to sort the characters into tabs by their names? It is very time consuming to have to scroll through all the characters as it is setup now and then I ...
0
Votes
Declined
Brus Hands or Hand
Hands That hold a brush as in this example https://youtu.be/S8ULGTjtDG0?t=200
6
Votes
Considered
Graphing Calculator / Charts
I would love a graphing calculator / charting system where I can simply enter a formula and doodly draws the charts in doodly style. Yes, I can import a chart and trace over it but this would save to...
13
Votes
Considered
Portrait videos
90% of the people view on mobile and viewing on portrait mode would be the preferred choice
8
Votes
Considered
Fade music track in middle
When you open with a music track and then have voiceover, it is really helpful to lower track volume when voiceover starts and then make it louder when voiceover ends before fading out.
3
Votes
Declined
Drawing from a photo
I want to trace draw paths from an uploaded photo, then I want the photo gone, leaving only my line art.
0
Votes
Declined
Church Props, characters
Please add more props for church videos and announcements
20
Votes
Considered
Provide a way to underline and highlight words in text
It would be great if I could emphasize a word in a sentence by having the pen go back and either underline it or highlight it (as with a highlighter).
0
Votes
Considered
Add a dramatic pause after period before starting next sentence.
Currently I have to do this by adding two different text objects side-by-side. It would be nice to have more control over this within a single text object.
3
Votes
Considered
Paste Text
Allow paste text into text box, using mouse right click.
0
Votes
Considered
New Scene(s)
Would it be possible to create new scenes focused around sports... maybe a basketball court, tennis court, soccer field, football field, golf course, running track, volleyball court, etc....
0
Votes
Declined
Would like to be able to "Save As"
I have a logo intro that I want to start every video with. Would like to be able to load the Logo start then be able to rename the video to keep the original intact. P.S. Love yore program, keep up th...
0
Votes
Declined
It would be nice to be able to copy and paste in to text, and also have a spell checker
Sometimes I don't like my choice of text after I type something and it would be nice to be able to copy it and past it in to a different text style.
0
Votes
Declined
Export, Backup and Share current workplaces
So far there is no user-side backup possibility. Please consider to export the current work and download it for backup porpuses. This could also be a great feature to share current ideas and workspace...
0
Votes
Declined
Inclusion of Background
For the Background Loops and Transition Effects, they are MP4 and MOV alpha videos, which is currently not supported on Doodly. Asking to be included
0
Votes
Considered
tridimensional
permitiri ingresar graficos en calidad 3d
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.