Features
Votes Idea Comments Date
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...
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.....
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.
8
Votes
Considered
3rd Audio Timeline (for sound effects)
I'd love to see a third audio timeline added, for sounds effects, such as whiteboard or chalkboard scribble, crashes, boings, screams, exclamations etc
8
Votes
Considered
linking of audio snippets
I do lectures with Doodly. Very long programs. Very effective. But adjusting audio is very difficult. I record small pieces of audio through program.... Maybe have 50 snippets. I would like an option ...
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.
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...
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...
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 ...
7
Votes
Declined
Typewriter Effect
Have text appear as if it were typed in like a typewriter. Also a sound option for it as well.
7
Votes
Considered
Add animals
Please consider adding animals, especially native North American wildlife species like squirrels, raccoons, opossums, etc.
7
Votes
Considered
chroma key for glassboard
Add green screen capability or chroma key option for the scene "glassboard."
7
Votes
Considered
Drag and select items
ability to drag the mouse over a number of items to allow one click copy or delete
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 ...
7
Votes
Considered
make a character talk, lip sync, move/animate and use text-to-speech
I know there is a feature to record voice/narration to put on the video, but it would be better if it has the option to build-in by use text-to-speech narration feature like Vyond whiteboard. Also, it...
7
Votes
Considered
Export to MS Powerpoint
It would be wonderful if we could export each scene to MS Powerpoint or a similar program.
7
Votes
Considered
Let us set a standard writing speed
To slow down the super-speedy writing, I have to go into each text item and recalculate the timing by multiplying the number of letters by my writing speed, (0.2 letters per second - about 3 1/2 times...
7
Votes
Considered
Center the Workspace grid
The grid is not centered vertically, so the horizontal lines across the workspace are off.
7
Votes
Considered
Arabic writing are not displayed in reverse
Hi, so I have added more than one arabic font, however, when writing in arabic language, the sentence is displayed on board in reverse so, when writing the word مرحبا it is displayed in reverse ...
7
Votes
Considered
Fill option to change the color of the shape
It will be great to add Fill option to change the color of the shape
7
Votes
Considered
Handless pen
I would like the option of the current writing instruments without the arms, just a hand or no hand at all
7
Votes
Considered
Dark Mode
It would be good if we could a dark mode interface and adjustable interface in points of screen resolutions as in some device the interface becomes smaller to work in.
7
Votes
Considered
Make Marketplace Bundle Scenes Editable
Make the scenes in Marketplace Bundles editable, similar to how we can edit regular Doodly scenes. For example, I purchased the Computer Bundle and wanted to use the "Group Discussion in Front of a La...
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
6
Votes
Considered
Hand actions
It would be great if the hand could knock on the board or wave Thanks!
6
Votes
Considered
Khmer Fonts
Please help to add Khmer Font. Thank you
6
Votes
Completed
Make "Request Center" more obvious
So much of this product is intuitive that leaving things hidden often makes them semi-invisible. Although there is a Request Center weblink under Help, well, it's not all that obvious. Placing it in t...
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 ...
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
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...
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...
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.
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.
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.)
6
Votes
Completed
Import vector images with paths
the ability to import vectors and automate/import paths for drawing
6
Votes
Considered
Manufacturing/Logistics content
Having just purchased Doodly, I find that the content library is mostly geared towards videos describing B2C scenarios. I'd really like to see content more geared towards B2B: scenes like production l...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 ...
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...
6
Votes
Declined
Create Custom Screen Sizes at start of video (vertical, square, etc)
Allow user the ability to create a vertical video (for Instagram TV), square video (for Facebook Timeline) or other sizes at the "Create New Video" point. I understand that you can export it in custo...
6
Votes
Declined
Dress women figures more unisex looking
Women figures are not just feminine looking. These figures show women as mostly wearing skirts or dresses. Most women these days wear pants at work, or shorts when they're exercising, not skirts! You ...
6
Votes
Declined
Add more female characters
Doodly needs more female characters to address the needs of your many female videomakers.
6
Votes
Considered
Replace Hand with Typewriter hammer and Sound
Always looking for options - as a "hand", have a typewriter "hammer" - what used to come up and hit the ribbon to create the letter. Most people are still familiar with this, and it conveys typing ver...
6
Votes
Considered
font Character set
I would like to have the ability to write text in hebrew, so there needs to be a way to set the charecter encoding to matech the hebrew one (like in office or photoshop). That is a must ! thank you
6
Votes
Considered
Option for higher FPS previews
Allow for settings to change the quality vs. speed of previews. This means allowing previews of a scene/the project to either pre-render and increase FPS or quality, and/or create an immediate preview...
6
Votes
Considered
Add more Law Enforcement Props
It would be nice to have more law enforcement props, like police cars, and police officers talking/interacting with kids. We want to be able to do community engagement type videos and there isn't a l...
6
Votes
Considered
Object Animation Options
Currently, new objects can be "drawn" or simply set to "appear" (setting Draw and Delay to 0 seconds). It would be highly beneficial to allow an option for objects that are not drawn to MOVE or SLIDE ...
6
Votes
Considered
Team members platform
Ability to add team members that can create videos for our clients. Their own logins, and all. When running an agency you generally have a team that does stuff. We need this please.
6
Votes
Considered
Change Character Proportions
It would be nice that when a character is on the board, that it would be possible to widen or narrow them. Right now, they remain proportionate and only shrink or enlarge. Have, point sets where one c...
6
Votes
Declined
Switching between rainbow an non rainbow asset
I which it could be possible to have an option in Asset setting to stitch between black and white or color (rainbow) the asset ? Just select the asset and change it simply in color or black/white. May...
6
Votes
Considered
Text does not respect adding spaces before words, it removes the spaces.
When I add text I need to have certain lines starting with spaces, but Doodly removes the spaces before the starting words. I even uploaded mono-space fonts and it did not work. It's the beginning sp...
6
Votes
Considered
add digital clock on playback to help solve timing issues
Timing of Drawings and Voice overs would be easier to match if there were digital time values provided during playback. Currently, there is no way to actually know when events happen so no easy way t...
6
Votes
Considered
Standard poses, emotions and expressions for each character
I am resubmitting this request for DOODLY: I think it would be better if there is a baseline standard of poses, emotions, and expressions for each character to be consistent. Sometimes I used a partic...
6
Votes
Considered
Add more Enter Animations
Enter Animation for a prop or character can select either "Draw" or "None". Please add "fly in bottom", "fly in left", etc. It's a simple addition; just pans the prop up or sideways from the bottom in...
6
Votes
Considered
Introduction of the hand
Right now the hand just appears out of nowhere and starts drawing immediately. It would be nice if we could show it entering up from outside of the frame.
6
Votes
Considered
Ancient greeks characters and images
I am a philosophy teacher and having some characters looking like ancient greek and some ancient landmark settings ( agora, acrolopis, etc) would be awesome for my purpose.
6
Votes
Considered
Farm/Ranch Pics
I need more farm/ranch pics, please. Crops, different kinds of grass, man/woman on horse, fencing, buildings, more diversity in ethnicity and ages. Thank you!!
6
Votes
Considered
Ability to open timeline, preview, tools, etc all in different windows so you can increase the size as large as you wish
Right now with all of the various tools, timelines, preview pane, etc. all tied into one window it makes it hard to see everything at once. It would be great to be able to open each tool as an individ...
6
Votes
Considered
Add "custom background color" to Glassboard, similar to same feature already available on other backgrounds
BACKGROUND: Glassboard style is fantastic when simulating hand-drawn text (or images) on windows and similarly transparent objects. Because the hands are flipped and behind the text, it really nails ...
6
Votes
Declined
Business Women in Pants
The women in Doodly are either very casual, (too casual to use in a business video), or in a skirt or dress. Please provide business women in pants.
6
Votes
Considered
Extra Time in Video Settings
I would like to see a default variable for extra time at the end in video settings. It is currently only available in individual Scene Settings and defaults to 0.5s. I religiously change this to 2s fo...
6
Votes
Considered
Change color of imported SVG File Lines
When you import a asset in SVG format, you can use the edit tool to automatically generate paths. However, you cannot change the color of the lines as you can with assets from the Doodly library. I wo...
6
Votes
Completed
Allow selecting multiple projects to move to folders
It's very time consuming to move projects between folders. It would be nice to able to select several projects at once and move with on move operation.
6
Votes
Considered
Toggle Layer (or assets) visibility in a scene
The possibility of temporary making a character or prop in a scene invisible or visible while you work on the scene. Sometimes when you place characters to overlap each other, achieving proper alignm...
6
Votes
Considered
Multiple scenes copy and paste
A way to copy a number of scene from the video and them add them in to the end of the video At the moment it seems I can only copy one at a time. Which is time consuming and error prone. AS explain...
6
Votes
Considered
voice over time
it will be so helpful if we can manually enter the time where we want voice over to be added, this is will save lot of time incase we had to edit the Video and change time and start dragging the voice...
6
Votes
Considered
Volume control for enter/exit animation sound.
I love the enter/exit animation sound option. It makes it very easy to make new items pop in with an appropriate sound. However much of the time the sounds are too loud and cover over the narration....
6
Votes
Declined
Right to Left Option
Hi I'm using Aramaic, Syriac, and Arabic with a non-profit organization for teaching Aramaic and Syriac language to kids and church people. We will appreciate reactivating the Right to left option.
6
Votes
Considered
Stick FX to scene timeline
When i go back in an earlier scene and edit something which affects the timespan, i have to go through the whole video again to realign the panning and zooming effects in order for them to have the ri...
6
Votes
Considered
Toggle View/Hide for our Assets/Layers
Please allow us to toggle view/hide for our assets/layers. Why? If we have a huge layer at the end covering everything behind it, but then we realize we need to fix something beneath it, we need to e...
6
Votes
Considered
Folder Encryption
It would be great if we can have a folder encryption option for new created folders. I am using it with my friend as we dont have enough money to buy separately. But I do want some privacy from him. I...
6
Votes
Declined
Logged out automatically of all devices after changing password
The devices that were logged into the account should automatically logged out after changing the password. Current software feature does not offer security at all as hacker that are able to log into t...
6
Votes
Considered
When inserting in timeline, allow users to move all elements to the right
Once I've done any voiceover or pan & zoom, I can't insert something new at the beginning of the video without making other tracks of the timeline out of sync. I should be able to group and move every...
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...
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.
5
Votes
Considered
Tables Tool
It would be nice to have a simple tables tool. This would make lists easier and allow easier formatting.
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...
5
Votes
Considered
Timeline Lock
Lock the timeline so nothing can be moved by accident
5
Votes
Considered
Make Undo and Redo functions visibke intead of hidding it in right-click menu
Put an undo and redo button visible on the interface. Always productivity gain during doodly scene creation.
5
Votes
Considered
Option to disable/reduce motion blur on hand movement
Option to disable/reduce motion blur on hand movement as a setting
5
Votes
Considered
Hand with Glove
Add a hand that is wearing a glove for the animation. During the COVID19 pandemic - that would be HUGE!!!
5
Votes
Considered
Able to select delay durations to match voice over
i want a car to stat drawing at 1 min 15 seconds of my voice over as an example. with the delay and duration, it would be nice if i can give that direct timing of my timeline where i want it to start...
5
Votes
Considered
Distribute Spacing
Would be really helpful if there would be a distribute spacing option so things can be properly spaced. It would give the whole video a more uniformed and finished look.
5
Votes
Considered
Add erase option per asset to avoid unnecessary erase animation per asset
There should be an "erase" intro animation option to be on/off per asset and not for all the global scene setting. This will help to avoid unnecessary "erase" animation when some assets are on top of ...
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.
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 ...
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...
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
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
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.
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...
4
Votes
Considered
Possibility to erase a character or item
It would be nice to be able to erase a character or item (this is not the same as the current erase when something overlaps), This way we could have a character, sentence or object erased from the pic...
4
Votes
Considered
Export of SVG files
Allow us to export and files we've added svg paths to so we can further edit them in inkscape.
4
Votes
Considered
Whiteboard female hand
The chalkboard has a beautiful female hand (the one with the bracelet and the ring), but it's not available on the whiteboard. It would be great to have such a female hand on the whiteboard as well.
4
Votes
Considered
Ability to select only a part of image to get drawn
For example you need a man running up the steps but you want to used different steps. To be able to select only part of the path you want to draw, instead of drawing the entire image. (And no this can...
4
Votes
Considered
Background Color in text box should be able to change to an opaque color, or white.
Background Color in text box should be able to change to an opaque color, or white. Currently the background in a text box is transparent. Sometimes I’d like to write clearly over the scene. For ...