Features
Votes Idea Comments Date
3
Votes
Declined
Use With Grammarly
It would be nice if it was possible to use Grammarly with Doodly. Grammarly helps improve writing, and is used by a lot of creative people. Grammarly and Doodly might have some cross-over in their tar...
0
Votes
Declined
Favorite font
Hello! Can I save a font as favorite font? It could save a lot of time.
14
Votes
Considered
"Hand style" with just the marker/chalk, with no hand whatsoever
Please create a "hand style" showing just the marker/chalk, with no hand whatsoever. This would be an excellent feature...
13
Votes
Considered
ِِAdditional animation effects
It would be wonderful to have a lot of effects beside drawing like (slide up, slide down , fade in\off ... etc ) ,I see it will give the program great flexibility
0
Votes
Considered
Assep Properties
Being able to right click on an asset to bring up properties, such as size and the name of the asset.
0
Votes
Declined
Precise co ordinates of an asset.
It can be very frustrating trying to place assets that have to be positioned precisely for reveals etc., even if they are exactly the same size. It would be a major benefit to be able to position ass...
0
Votes
Considered
Really needing a new scene
I really need a scene with two mountaintops and a valley in between. It doesn't have to be overly detailed ... something sinple as a big "M"! However, I'm trying to teach an important communication ...
0
Votes
Declined
As a designer, I need to be able to BOLD or ITALICIZE text
Need to be able to bold and italicize text
0
Votes
Declined
As a designer, I'd like there to be a library of simple shapes
Circles, squares, ovals, rectangles, triangles, arrows, etc
3
Votes
Considered
As a designer, I want to be able to adjust text Leading and Tracking/Kerning
I want to be able to adjust the space between lines of text (highlight text, ALT-UpArrow or ALT-DownArrow) and the space between letters (highlight text, ALT-RightArrow or ALT-LeftArrow)
3
Votes
Considered
Find edges magic wand feature
As fantastic as it is to even be able to upload our own pictures and fonts....Wouldn't it be great if imported items had a MAGIC WAND option that could detect the edges? Then all we have to do is set ...
19
Votes
Considered
non-profit / charity images
It would be great to have images in Doodly specific to non-profit / charity / volunteerism. I run a non-profit and purchased Doodly specifically for this purpose but am finding there are no assets in ...
162
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 ...
3
Votes
Considered
Allow us to set default color for images/text
Add a setting to the scene settings and video general settings windows to allow us to set default colors for every image/text, rather than the default only being black.
30
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.
0
Votes
Considered
Process mapping props
Using Doodly to walk an audience through a process map would provide the audience with a better concept of how the process works. So providing the tools and props in Doodly would enhance the product e...
0
Votes
Considered
Ordenas Mis Videos alfabeticamente
Cuando se maneja una gran cantidad de videos parar diferentes proyectos la forma de mostrar el listado de videos hace incomoda la busqueda. Sugiero ordenarlos alfabeticamente. De esta forma los videos...
9
Votes
Considered
Timer on Preview
Is it possible to have a timer in the preview? I recently made a doodle for my sisters church Christmas carols. She had requested a particular song and wanted certain elements timed to appear in the...
0
Votes
Considered
What go off and on at the end of a scene
Say i have a teacher and another object in the scene (i.e. a sunglasses prop). A text from the teacher say "These are sunglasses". Now i want that the text - after a programmable delay - disappear... ...
6
Votes
Considered
Line draw size and syle
Mainly for the black chalkboard but in general for all the draws i'd like a customizable line style (i.e. more fat or thin, dotted and not dotted, etc.)
2
Votes
Considered
Social Media Templates
Have different size templates for the various social media platforms: 1x1 for Instagram for example. Being able to easily switch between them would be even better. Thanks!
58
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...
0
Votes
Considered
Categorize Characters
I'd really like to see the characters categorized, such as female, male, teens, tweens, kids etc. This would make it much easier to find what I am looking for since I don't know the names of the peopl...
6
Votes
Declined
Custom board sizes
Allow custom video sizes. Instead of being based on 1920x1080 allow odd shapes. Sonif i wanted to do a tiny 400x400 doodly with out needing to crop externally i could. Also allow to go up to 4k.
1
Votes
Considered
Let the timelines move with the video replay
If the timelines moved with the video (if longer than the screen) so that you can see how much more video time you need to add/subtract or see when the audio stops. I made Christmas video and I needed...
3
Votes
Considered
Transition by hand
I would love to see a feature, when you could get a hand to "swipe" the old slide away to be replaced with a new one.
23
Votes
Considered
Customizing characters
I would like to have the function "build characters from different parts and save them". You could have different head forms, legs, clothes, shoes, body forms (e.g. thin, thick), hair, ... Of course,...
0
Votes
Considered
Object Swipe
It is possible to swipe scenes, but not objects. Exit animation currently only allows an erase mode. It would be incredibly helpful if: 1) exit animation could be applied to each object, so that ...
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?)
3
Votes
Considered
Map ⌘S on MacOS to save
I made the mistake of not actually saving my project. It is second nature to me to keep saving a project, using the shortcut (⌘S). However, when Doodly crashed, I was shocked when I relaunched it, ...
0
Votes
Considered
The ability to Skew text or images/
It would be nice if we could make text or images skew. Especially text, so that when we have a skew image, one could make the text skew to fit in the image.
4
Votes
Considered
Make the item list easier to orgaise the sequence
Currently I can see almost 3 items on my display. Some playing about can increase this to 4 but it still isn't good enough. It would be far easier to organise the sequence if we could see all the item...
0
Votes
Declined
Character keywords
It would be great if you opened up a channel for us to add search keywords to certain Doodly props or characters. One user mentioned that a pistol was called a "short rifle." There were other items I ...
9
Votes
Considered
Butcher's Paper Background
Having a butcher's paper background with marker pens would be a nice homage to how many people drew presentations for many, many years.
6
Votes
Considered
Voice Feature
Hi Can you please Voice IVR feature like AnimationStudio provide. ex. whatever we type the system automatically convert into a different voice which we select.
3
Votes
Considered
Save Feature
Would it be possible for you all to create a new "Save" feature. What I mean is, if I am editing one of my existing videos to fit another application - I would like the option to "Save" it with a new...
0
Votes
Declined
Resizable Sidebars and bottom bar
Be able to resize the bars at the side and the bottom to either increase or decrease the drawing area.
1
Votes
Declined
Items - See the whole list
Changing the sequence of items is very cumbersome and moving items fro bottom to first is very slow because you have to jump two at a time. It would also be easier to choose the sequence.
6
Votes
Considered
Drag and Drop Audiorecordings
Please add the feature to drag and drop audio files or record an additional audio file between two audio. I recently had to remove an audio file from slide 3 and was not able to add a recordging at t...
0
Votes
Declined
Prevew Screen
It would be really nice when we CLICK on "PREVIEW" to be able to preview the current screen we are working on to see how it looks, instead of having to watch the entire video again? Like, maybe have ...
3
Votes
Considered
List Asset Names in Video (Images, Sound, etc.)
It would be great if we could look at a video we've created and see the names of all assets used including Characters, Props and Sounds/Music.
0
Votes
Declined
Identification of elements
Just started, but I wanted to find more positions for a character and couldn't figure out the name of the character I was using to search. Same with a music clip. Elements should have ID attached that...
15
Votes
Considered
Music duplication
Just started, but I edited down a sound clip and I needed to duplicate it several times. There was no option, so I had to input it and edit it down multiple times, which was time consuming and seemed ...
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/...
5
Votes
Considered
Export/Save as other format
I would like to suggest a way to export in other formats such as Flash or better yet HTML 5. Video formats are bulky and even in HD format I can see the background artifacts near the lines.
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...
3
Votes
Considered
Doodly Scene Settings
I would like to suggest an extra feature to the scene settings by having an ‘Enter’ scene animation feature. The scenario would be after the first scene exits ex: ‘Swipe left’, then the next...
0
Votes
Declined
Need a Better Way to Browse Images
I have the Enterprise version and having a large number of images is great until you need to find one. You cannot always use the search box to find all of the related images due to occasional misspel...
0
Votes
Declined
Make the Timeline Zoomable
Make the Timeline zoomable. This would make it much easier to work with long videos.
3
Votes
Considered
Show Drawing Delay and Duration the Timeline for Each Drawing Item
It would make it much easier to adjust the timing of the drawing and the soundtrack if there was some indication on the timeline showing the Delay and Duration for each drawn item. At a minimum, make...
0
Votes
Considered
Scrolling Timeline During Preview
When previewing a video, the timeline only resyncs at the beginning of each scene. That means that if the scene runs long enough, then you cannot tell where in the soundtrack you are as the video is ...
4
Votes
Declined
color for Images
I would love to see a variety of color options for the characters, scenes, and props. So a clean fill color, or a water color fill, or a slightly messy marker fill. This would be a HUGE asset to the ...
0
Votes
Declined
Languages
Can you make Doodly work with Thai language?
127
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...
89
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...
48
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
19
Votes
Considered
Bendy text / vertical and diagonal text / Word Art
The ability to bend, arch, skew or warp the text would be ace. Arch, Banner, Wave, Circle and multidirectional. You get the idea ;)
0
Votes
Declined
Preview one scene at a time
The ability to preview the screen I am currently working on without having to start at the beginning every time.
18
Votes
Considered
Female Hands
Have a female hand available for all background options
0
Votes
Declined
Favorites
Have a way to save Favorite (frequently used) scenes, characters, props and sounds
0
Votes
Declined
Favorites
Hi , It would help me very much if there was a way to store some favorite, often used, characters in a seperate map. Would that be possible? Thanx Albert Heemeijer
3
Votes
Declined
Categorize videos for better management
Please introduce a feature to create custom categories and assign videos to them for better management. Thanks, Bilal
41
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...
48
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...
0
Votes
Declined
See music/sound titles on the timeline
Is there a way to see what music/sound we have used on our timeline? I am returning to an older project and can't figure out what song I used with it without listening to every single song in the data...
6
Votes
Considered
Keyboard hot key for starting new path
When using a lot of paths in a drawing, it would be nice if there was a hot key that could be pressed to quickly start a new path versus having to take the cursor off the drawing, move it to the lower...
0
Votes
Considered
Skinnable hand
able to upload and skin the hand/arm
30
Votes
Considered
Erase path
able to set our own paths for the erase animation
17
Votes
Considered
Timeline show time in/out of props/characters/text
It would be really handy to have the scene timeline show the time a prop/character/text etc begins and ends. This would be really handy for getting the audio sync right with an imported voiceover.
13
Votes
Considered
Layer stack order vs. Render priority order
The layer stack order now determines both the objects render sequence and the objects visibility as determine by the top to bottom layer stack. Making these features independent of each other would b...
0
Votes
Declined
Fade in and fade out to musics
Fade in and fade out to musics
0
Votes
Declined
Auto-saving
Construir uma funcionalidade de auto-saving.
4
Votes
Considered
Modified date column on Video list
I think a last modified date in the video list would be most helpful for us developers.
0
Votes
Declined
Auto stop when previewing Sounds
As I go from sound file to sound file in the layout editor, it would be helpful if the currently playing sound is stopped when I pick another sound. Currently, a sound plays until manually stopped. ...
5
Votes
Declined
Duplicate Scene includes times
Currently when I duplicate a scene the lead times are all set back to zero. In my current project I show different certificates so the cornerstones are the same. Therefore I'd like them to appear in t...
34
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 ...
36
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...
0
Votes
Declined
Offline Use Of Doodly
It would be great if we could use Doodly offline i.e. not needing to be link to the internet. This is because sometimes, ideas flow in the woods where there is no internet signal. And once we are i...
12
Votes
Considered
Jon Oliver Last Week Tonight transition
Instead of a swipe, make it look like the canvas is infinitely large. move the current scene off at a slower speed than a swipe, but start the drawing animation of the new scene as it moves into frame...
0
Votes
Declined
Moving objects after they were drawn
To produce more complex videos it would be nice to move already drawn objects along a user-defined path. For example a text is drawn and then moves to the right upper corner of the screen.
12
Votes
Considered
Scaling objects along paths
It would be nice to be able to scale objects after they were drawn. For example a light bulb is drawn and then getting bigger or smaller to either gain attention on the object or transfer it to the ba...
2
Votes
Completed
Men with beards
Adding characters with beards and musaches would be nice!
6
Votes
Considered
Easer Transition
It would be nice to have a Scene transition that the entire area is eased with the hand and easer, just like the artist is clearing the board.
6
Votes
Considered
Bulk exporting
Allow users to bulk export videos by selecting projects to export from the main menu, that would be very useful when segments are made separately in different projects and needed to be exported to an ...
0
Votes
Declined
Short cuts and settings for faster workflow
Allow [delete key] to delete props, and add an option to disable/enable "asking before deleting"
1
Votes
Considered
Duplicate item button
Add a function to contextual menu for individual objects that allows you to duplicate - would prevent us having to use the slow right click, copy, right-click paste process now in effect.
40
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...
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...
0
Votes
Declined
Search for Videos
I now have around 500 video and expect to have 900 in a week's time. It is a real pain to scroll and search for specific videos. Can we have a search function? Also, can we have the ability to save v...
17
Votes
Considered
Display paths without the background image
I import an image to assist me with creating some paths (basically tracing). I would like to keep the paths in the display but get rid of the image once I am done drawing the paths.
3
Votes
Declined
Constrict draw paths to straight lines when holding shift/control/ect?
Currently, when adding paths to custom images it seems to create rounded paths if I put too much distance between path points.. Maybe hold down a "key" to allow a straight line path to be added over a...
9
Votes
Considered
Drawing method
What about just the pen or chalk without a hand for drawing assets. The hand can be quite obstruction to reading or seeing assets develop.
11
Votes
Considered
Fade out scene
The ability to fade the scene rather than swipe would be nice
7
Votes
Considered
Add animals
Please consider adding animals, especially native North American wildlife species like squirrels, raccoons, opossums, etc.
0
Votes
Declined
Project files
Please consider creating a file system that can be used to file projects logically. It is a real pain to scroll through a long list of projects to find a particular one. I am thinking of the standard ...
3
Votes
Considered
Anatomy props
Would like anatomy props such as gallbladder, pancreas, liver etc to make medical videos and disease states. I see these are missing.
0
Votes
Considered
Second Timeline Layer
It would be very nice to have a second timeline-layer to place animations, text, or other things there to appear at the perfect time or overlap with the core timeline-layer.
10
Votes
Considered
Storyboard
Is it possible to create a storyboard feature that somehow allows a user to organize their planned spoken text alongside their scenes? Sort of a planning/staging area?
93
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...
0
Votes
Declined
Alignment of objects
Being able to align objects would save so much time. Would be great to have this option available.