Features
Votes Idea Comments Date
25
Votes
Considered
Support multiple cpu threads for faster rendering
As the title says - to improve rendering time
24
Votes
Considered
Scene Transition None
The ability to set the scene transition to None in the 'global' settings so you don't have to do it on each scene.
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,...
23
Votes
Considered
Search For Scenes With Names
Scenes should have names with which we can search for them like the Characters, Props, Sounds, and Marketplace Tabs all do. This will save the time spent scrolling through tens of scenes to find the ...
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...
22
Votes
Considered
Scene library
Be able to save a full scene from a video to a scene library for later reuse, including all timing, etc.
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...
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.
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...
20
Votes
Considered
Book Background - Turning pages and cover
It would be brilliant if you could add a book background with turning pages. You could do story books for kids, or if you wanted to add visual impact for including references - uploading a cover of th...
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).
20
Votes
Considered
Pan and zoom - scene attached.
I used zooming and panning in a video. After a few days, I had to change the video and added a scene and some extra time. As I was forgotten that I used a pan and zoom effect in a particular scene lat...
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
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...
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 ;)
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 ...
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 ...
18
Votes
Considered
Female Hands
Have a female hand available for all background options
18
Votes
Considered
Remove "Confirm Delete"
Since there is an Undo option, it would speed editing to remove the confirm to delete an object or text.
18
Votes
Considered
Ability to insert power poimt slide
Ability to insert power poimt slide so that we can explain in more cozy way..
18
Votes
Considered
Pointing hand plus finger
I need this for math lessons at primary school level: a hand with a finger that moves across the whiteboard and stops to point to numbers while a voiceover explains what's going on.
17
Votes
Considered
Ability to set time for each path in imported images.
I create explainer videos where I import images i draw in softwares like sketchbook and I need to set custom paths with their own time and delays so that I can explain different parts of a image. Exam...
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.
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.
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...
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 ...
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...
16
Votes
Considered
Multiple feature options for characters
Like the emoji on an iPhone—(perhaps Android too), when you choose an emoji, there’s a sub-selection of options. For Doodly as it functions now, that obviously doesn’t include color options, but...
16
Votes
Considered
Music volume controls
Many of the sounds provided are recorded at different levels. If I use more than one in a presentation - such as a sound effect after music - they can be tremendously out of balance. Please provide ...
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.
16
Votes
Considered
Export scenes as SVG/PNG
There are some scenes which we would like to export individually as SVG or PNG. Hope to see this feature available soon!
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...
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 ...
15
Votes
Considered
Add Voiceover on Scenc by Scene Basis
It would be nice to be able to add voice over on a scene by scene basis, which will help ease the challenge of syncing.
15
Votes
Considered
Please add India Languages. I uploaded Telugu font but it's not supported, Please add India Languages Fonts.
Please add India Languages. I uploaded Telugu font but it's not supported, Please add India Languages Fonts. Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Kashmiri, Konkani, Malayalam, Manipuri, Marat...
15
Votes
Considered
Centering of Objects
Why can't images snap to the center of the frame, or at least have a dotted line that comes out when you are in the center such as Photoshop of even Powerpoint? The grid is all fine and well but I sti...
15
Votes
Considered
Audio animation Sync Problem
There is a must needed function missing from Doodly. Doodly doesnot have function to sync animation and audio at particular time. Doing it manually is very difficult and time consuming. This function ...
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.
14
Votes
Considered
Pen in hand should reflect the chosen color of the drawing
I think the title describes it well ?
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...
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 ...
14
Votes
Considered
Erase in the scene
Sometimes you wish some of the text or drawing from the scene just go away, but without the erase option, I ways end-up creating a new scene.
14
Votes
Considered
Embed a clickaber URL to your video
Would be great to have the abilty to put a url in your video that is clickable. I imagine this is hard to implement?
14
Votes
Considered
More Basic Shapes
It would be nice to have more basic types of arrows (just a line with an arrowhead) in different directions rather than the big fancy ones. Also things like grids, more elongated rectangles, circles t...
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...
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
13
Votes
Declined
Draw arrows, lines, and shapes
It would be great if we could add customizable arrows, lines, and shapes rather than choosing images.
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...
13
Votes
Considered
Portrait videos
90% of the people view on mobile and viewing on portrait mode would be the preferred choice
13
Votes
Considered
Auto Resize Image if too large
Doodly shows a warning and won't import an image if larger than the size limit. If it is the right size, it would be nice for Doodly to automatically scale the image down to acceptable size and then i...
13
Votes
Considered
Specific size settings, not just sliders and handles
I'd like to be able to rely on specific sizing for fonts, percent sizing for images, and number sizing for features that are sized on a slider, such as line width. It's very difficult to get consisten...
13
Votes
Considered
preview's lag problem
hi i notice that when i klik preview, the hands on the video lag a lot.i hope the lag can be solved coz it disturb me(drives me crazy actually) when i try to make sure everything is ok between the d...
13
Votes
Considered
Hide or make transparent part of asset
I would be nice to be able to modify an asset : for example make a laptop Screen transparent (to see asset behind) , or hide legs of a character (and don't draw the hiding part) .
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.
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...
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...
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...
12
Votes
Considered
edit images
it would be nice if we can erase/cut part of an integrated image in system. Example...use a body and replace with an live real individuals face laughting, crying, scared, excited, etc etc... same thin...
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...
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...
12
Votes
Declined
Add brush for large path areas
Pencils and pens don't really work for large paths. Stubby markers and brushes would work better
12
Votes
Considered
Perspective transform
I find it annoying that the perspective is often different between objects. It could be mitigated somewhat by having a "perspective transform" setting like Photoshop. It would be particularly useful ...
12
Votes
Considered
Drop Shadow Effect
Option to add a drop shadow to text and/or props/characters to make them pop off the screen and give the image more depth. Would really improve the quality of the videos that can be produced.
12
Votes
Considered
Bulleted lists
Bullet or numbering option to be added to text boxes.
12
Votes
Considered
Panning / Zooming needs to have same precision controls as other features
I've seen some videos doing side-scrolling storytelling. As the video progresses, the canvas scrolls to the right. This is possible with the existing panning/zooming controls, but is tremendously diff...
12
Votes
Declined
Hindi Language Typing
Hindi Language Typing
12
Votes
Considered
Batch/Multiple exports
If we want to export multiple files, we need to export one, wait for it to complete, then start another export which is very time consuming. Add a feature using which we can export multiple videos wit...
11
Votes
Considered
Fade out scene
The ability to fade the scene rather than swipe would be nice
11
Votes
Considered
Select a group of items form the Items list.
When selecting items from the right-hand items list, current cntrl-click adds to selected items. Add the following facility: Click on the first item, ans Shift Control click on the last item to includ...
11
Votes
Considered
Allow for print of a presentation
It would be nice to allow us to print a copy of the finished screens so that after a presentation the participants can use a "paper" copy to write down notes on the actual screens presented. Thank Yo...
11
Votes
Considered
LOCK your projects - So it can't be accidentally deleted.
We are worried we will accidentally delete a project while sleepy or not thinking. Currently there isn't a way to restore a project once it is deleted. So we would like to see the projects be lockable...
11
Votes
Considered
Delete multiple scenes at one time
in case users want to delete a large amount of scenes, they don't need to delete one by one.
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?
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'.
10
Votes
Considered
Characters' drawings/same stroke
The stroke thickness of some characters is different from others (ex: Kevin typing on the computer vs Emily on the PC). When I assemble more than two characters in one scene, the difference is obvious...
10
Votes
Considered
Volume Setting (Music vs Voice Over)
There should a way to control volume (music and voice over) setting across the scene. So we can adjust volume of music (let us say down) while emphasizing volume of voice over (taking volume of voice...
10
Votes
Considered
Reverse Order of Draw Paths
Please reverse the order of draw paths so that the latest is at the top. The "new path" button should also be at the top. It's very tedious to be on, say, path 100 and have to scroll all the way to th...
9
Votes
Considered
Edit Draw Paths on Shared Images
I love the fact that we can share draw paths and custom images, but I would like to have the option to edit draw paths on shared images, as well. For example, I may not like the way the original owne...
9
Votes
Considered
No bald men
There are no older men / bald men in the images library.
9
Votes
Considered
A catalog of assets to view your many assets available to new members.
To browse threw the assets on the little window to come up with ideas is daunting. I would like to scroll threw a full page version of all drawings available to use. even print out for use in a group ...
9
Votes
Considered
LANGUAGE FONTS
Over the last several days, your Facebook site has been bombarded with requests to add more fonts. Like Word, Power Point, , Whatsapp and other platforms, they accept foreign language fonts and allow ...
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.
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.
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...
9
Votes
Considered
OPEN SOURCE PROJECTS
Allow us to export or save an open source project so we can send it or share to other doodlers to complete the job
9
Votes
Considered
Outline of text needs to be different from text color.
Right now wwhen we hover over written text, it's outline begins to glow indicating we are about to work with it - means Doodly recognizes text's contour already. Why can't we use this as effect in ren...
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.
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...
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...
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.
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...
9
Votes
Considered
Animate simultaneously
I would enjoy the ability to have certain items animate on at the same time others do.
9
Votes
Considered
Please put the Russian font
No Russian font. I live in a country where Russian is the language. I bought a subscription for a year. But I can not write in a program in Russian. .Help! Put the Russian text. thanks
9
Votes
Considered
Export Image
I created a cool scene that I want to create as a poster, the problem being that I need a high resolution image. The highest resolution video that can be rendered is 4096 by 2304 pixels, which is okay...
9
Votes
Considered
Animation
Add extra animation rather than only two option 'None' and 'Draw'. I mean add some option like an image coming from left/up/right/down or simple place an image etc. And add another feature like a draw...
9
Votes
Considered
Allow Subtitle to be shown with more flexibility
I see that doodly now allow subtitles. But at the moment we can only paste one whole paragraph per scene. If possible doodly can allow user to set subtitle to show sentence by sentence or a few words ...
9
Votes
Considered
Infinite canvas
Can you please provide us infinite canvas just like in videoscribe ? It will help educators a lot who want to explain complex ideas in depth.
9
Votes
Considered
Software en Español
Hello, I would like to know if you are thinking of adding the Spanish language in the software to facilitate the work of the members who speak this language, thank you and best regards.
9
Votes
Considered
Request to enable a feature to have a free hand drawing with pencil just like paint application from microsoft.
Request to enable a feature to have a free hand drawing with pencil (which shall include texts, free-form drawing,importing shapes/props with-in free form)