Features
Votes Idea Comments Date
4
Votes
Considered
option to save raw file locally also
Please add a feature to save raw file locally as well as on doodly cloud. This may help us to work offline on existing file. Every time we go online it must sync our files to doodly cloud.
4
Votes
Considered
Two dark lines on the grid to show centre of page
Hi Doodly team, Is it at all possible to make a centre vertical and a centre horizontal lines on the grid a little darker so I know where the centre of the page is. This would really help with positi...
4
Votes
Declined
Grid improvement
Hi, it would be good to have the center marked in the grid and then out from the center numbers so you could see if something is really centered (i. e. like in Powerpoint). And it would be nice to ha...
4
Votes
Considered
Image to sketch converter
I felt I didn't explain this better when I first requested it. I would like to request a feature where our own images can be converted to a sketch style image. What I mean is when we import our own i...
4
Votes
Considered
PowerPoint Doodly Integration
Make it possible to, from PowerPoint be able to launch Doodly. Sending the current PowerPoint into Doodly and start editing. Creating an animated presentation.
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...
3
Votes
Considered
Password Hash
Please hash out the password in the app so that it is not able to be seen.
3
Votes
Declined
Goose feather penn
Hi, Maybe we could have a goose feather penn making the drawings? regards ben
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.
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...
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
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.
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
3
Votes
Considered
New "Deliver" option to complement "Share"
Create a "Deliver" option that assigns the asset to the account whose email address is supplied. The asset would disappear from the sender's library, and appear with full control in the receiver's lib...
3
Votes
Declined
Drawing in Doodly
I enjoy drawing cartoons, but I find some graphics packages hard. I like the Word "shapes" way of drawing - but this is not ideal for Doodly paths. So, could there be a feature for drawing simple cart...
3
Votes
Considered
More custom scene color options
Provide more color options in the Custom Scene pallette. Right now everything is limited to shades of green, gray and black. It would be nice to be able to provide more colors (red, blue, yellow, what...
3
Votes
Considered
Auto-import Doodly club images
Suggested improvement to product: Instead of making people click "Club" located next to "All" (which logically would include everything" to import new items.. why not just ditch the "Club" tab, put th...
3
Votes
Considered
Other religious symbols
I notice you have a Christian cross. There are a lot of other religions in the world. Please consider adding some of them as well as standard features (I'm in Doodly Club, but I think this is a good f...
3
Votes
Considered
Re-size current scene
One should be able to re-size current art work on screen to a smaller size in one corner and continue on the adding more images to create a continuation of the main idea and eventually be able to wipe...
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...
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
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...
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...
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.
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...
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, ...
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.
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.
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 ...
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
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...
3
Votes
Declined
Mathematical Symbols
It would be great to have more mathematical symbols available - Doodly would be perfect for taking advantage of mathematical symbols!
3
Votes
Declined
ability to see the name of an audio track on the timeline
When an audio track is added, it would be really useful to be able to see the name of the track which has been added; especially if you want to add a second one of the same name.
3
Votes
Considered
Moving screen OR item when magnified.
Normally the arrow keys move a selected item on the screen. But when the screen is magnified, the arrow keys move BOTH the screen and the item. Suggestion: if an item is selected, the arrow keys shou...
3
Votes
Considered
Save Hot Key
Allow the use of Ctrl-S to save the video. it would be much quicker than clicking the button.
3
Votes
Considered
Startup position
When I open Doodly, it is full screen on my main monitor. Most programs retain the previous settings so that the opening screen returns to where it was last used and at the last screen size. Could th...
3
Votes
Considered
Different size previews
Doodly has a nice BIG canvas to draw on - and the previews are the same size. Post an mp4 version of a Doodle to something like Instagram, though, or look at any of them on a phone, and things can bec...
3
Votes
Considered
Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy
It would be wonderful to be able to create a similar effect to the original TV series version of the Guide from the Hitchhiker's Gide to the Galaxy - the link below includes the Guide explaining Babel...
3
Votes
Considered
Remote processing of export without software needing to be open
One of the comments that seems to come up in the Facebook group often is that it takes a long time for the video to compile and export to the local machine. There have been many suggestions that this...
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...
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.
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
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 ...
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...
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.
3
Votes
Considered
Paste Text
Allow paste text into text box, using mouse right click.
3
Votes
Completed
Add Scenes for Municipalities/City Government/City Council Meetings/City Residents/Legislative Bodies?Spectator Gallery
Add Scenes for Municipalities/City Government/City Council Meetings/City Residents/Legislative Bodies?Spectator Gallery. Needed for getting storyboard attention to voters, civic activists, etc.
3
Votes
Declined
stretch shapes with top and left controls
Currently if you choose something like a rectangle, you every corner when "resizing" keeps the aspect ratio. I'd like to be able to stretch horizontally and have the verticle dimensions remain as the...
3
Votes
Considered
Keyboard Shortcut To PREVIEW And STOP PREVIEW.
Please add different keyboard shortcuts for "scene preview", "full preview" and "pause preview" (I know close preview shortcut is ESC, but I'm talking about pause). This will save lots of time.
3
Votes
Considered
Change the color of own made (or third party) scv's prop's
Change the color of own made scv's prop's was possible till version 1.18.9 and from then on depreciated. It would be nice to get this feature back. Now you can only change the color of the prop's deli...
3
Votes
Declined
Custom Path Features Urgently Required
Hi, I have imported a custom Image and while creating the custom path I have noted some features that are urgently lacking. I am using the “draw mode” for a custom image at present and I’m fin...
3
Votes
Considered
Path Drawing Background
The path drawing "pane" is set to white. I have a logo that is white so when opened to create a drawing path it is invisible. Need the ability to change the path drawing pane background colour. Just w...
3
Votes
Considered
Present straight from Doodly (preferbly offline)
It would be perfect if we can present straight from Doodly without exporting the project as a video. With the ability to pause and start the animation with a mouse click, this can easily replace the ...
3
Votes
Considered
Indicator of sequence put at each item
It would be great to put a small indicator - number to each item, indicating the sequence of playing. When you click on an item it should also dynamically move to the item in the items-list. (indicat...
3
Votes
Considered
Text introduction method
The way text must be added in Doodly is really like in the sixties. First you have to select a font which you drag and drop to make a text item. You have to double click to enter text. I don't under...
3
Votes
Considered
multiple/Batch uploads
Feature to upload more than one character/prop at once.
3
Votes
Declined
Add a folder structure to my videos.
I would like to categorize and organize my videos in a better way than just a list. I can name videos like {category}-{name}, but it would be better to have a folder structure where you can create a h...
3
Votes
Declined
Sorting Videos in Doodly
Sometimes it's difficult to find a specific video, because there is no sorting. Sorting by date or name would be nice to group several videos from different projects.
3
Votes
Considered
Automatic Line Recognition of imported asset (lines, and colors fill)
When importing an asset with lines, and filled in color, the software should be able to auto route the lines, and know when to color in areas that are not white. This may need to be 2 ideas.
3
Votes
Considered
Building a Doodle platform
It would be good to build a Doodle platform. The advantage of this is that it will grow the Doodle community exponential. As you can see industries are currently focusing on building platforms, be it ...
3
Votes
Considered
Social Media Autoposting / sceduling
Create and schedule video for social medias
3
Votes
Considered
Timeline scene borders
Adding a black/white line (depending on the color of the scene) to differentiate when each scene begins/ends in the timeline
3
Votes
Declined
Set custom background image
The current style options are limited. The ability to change the background using any custom image will allow users to further customize their projects.
3
Votes
Considered
People with disabilities
People with disabilities: blind, wheelchair users, deaf (using sign language), down syndrome, amputees, young/old, men women. Children/adults at school, adults working, walking, playing sports, as p...
3
Votes
Considered
Screen transition delay
Ability to create scenes that are transitionless in time. 0 delay. So if we wanted to display 4 different scenes in 1 second, we can.
3
Votes
Considered
Real Estate Themed Items and backdrops
I ordered Doodly to make real estate themed videos. I thought I would find more around this than there is. I am still very new so if i missed it, my apologies. But more home options, signing at a tabl...
3
Votes
Completed
Sound Effects
Add sounds effects to the Sounds Area
3
Votes
Considered
Have Doodly automatically resize a larger image on import to make it compatible automaticcaly
Have Doodly automatically resize a larger image on import and make it so that Doodly accepts it automatically without having to go to an image editor to resize it and re-import it. Thanks!
3
Votes
Considered
Engineering, process and manufacturing
Liquid pumps, Air compressors, Valves, Pipework, Vessels, Boilers, Assemble machines, Labelling Machines and inspection machines
3
Votes
Considered
Have text (optionally) be left aligned by default, so changing the text will not change the anchor point of the text to begin with.
When putting text in scenes, it has to be realigned whenever the text is realigned, or changed. When there are multiple lines of text that have to appear with some pause in them, and one wants to keep...
3
Votes
Considered
Visualise better the My video library
On the 'My videos' you currently see the most recently video's you created. I suggest to implement the following to make searching and finding a particular video much easier: (1) As already mentioned...
3
Votes
Considered
More Jewish props/content? : )
Hi ... I noticed there are a few Christian (and even a Muslim women), but we'd love to see a few Jewish symbols added. For example, a very simple yarmulke (Jewish head covering) would be great additi...
3
Votes
Considered
Rainbow - Colour full image after it's drawn the black and white version
I believe it would benefit from being able to draw out the entire image as black and white, and then colour in the final. Doodly support said that they can only colour an individual asset, which look...
3
Votes
Declined
Add shape option in addition to Scenes, Characters, Props, Text, Sounds
like PowerPoint, it will be great to add Shape Option, to add standard shapes like (circle, rectangle, arrow, square, bracket, brace, line, triangle, star,...etc), with following options: 1) Fill: fil...
3
Votes
Considered
(Over)Drawing Style without first erasing
Hello, in scenes with no hand, there is this incredibly nice overdrawing style, where Doodly simple overdraws every object. But as soon as you select a hand, it always erases with the finger or the...
3
Votes
Considered
Female comic hand
I really like the comic hand, please also create a female one. Maybe it's enough to select different sweater colors.
3
Votes
Considered
Outline option to change the weight of the boarder
it will be great to add Outline option to change the weight of the shape boarder (e.g. 1/4 pt, 1/2 pt, 1 pt, 2 pt, etc)
3
Votes
Declined
Ability to highlight text and sections of an image
I would like to be able to emphasise text using a highlight option and also be able to highlight part of an image, eg I create interactive & printable puzzles and would like to be able to highlight so...
3
Votes
Declined
Organizable Folders for Character and Props.
We find it hard to find out characters and assets. We would love to be able to create folders and drop our most used props/characters in it. We could also throw the images we create and add to our lib...
3
Votes
Declined
Turn off eraser for everything, even if images overlap
Turn off eraser for everything, even if images overlap
3
Votes
Considered
Cartoon hand without long sleeved shirt (arm only)
Cartoon hand without the blue long sleeved shirt (arm only).
3
Votes
Completed
Multi-delete
We need a feature for multiple-deletes. I uploaded the Doodly bonus files to the Character category instead of the prop category, which made for a very long, tedious process for deletion.
3
Votes
Declined
HOW LONG WILL IT TAKE ME TO LEARN DOODLY
I want to learn doodly. Please help
3
Votes
Considered
Carousel of video in main screen
Currently you have in the top of the main screen 7 video icons of the last 7 video's you touched. This is great, but I suggest to extend this as a carousel, so you can walk through all video. Even be...
3
Votes
Considered
Assets that can be coloured in on custom backgrounds
In an earlier build, assets like figures were outlined in black and filled in with white. The newest update removed that feature. Can it be returned?
3
Votes
Considered
Ability to have background music and allow each scene to set the volume
Ability to have background music and allow each scene to set the volume. This is needed because you need to adjust the background music lower in certain scenes because of voice over.
3
Votes
Considered
Polish fonts
I would like to ask you to add Polish fonts because It is impossible for me to create my videos.
3
Votes
Considered
Camera movement on the same canvas
I know its a competitor but videoscribe feature of camera movement really adds depth to individual scenes instead of changing the entire scene having the ability to move from one drawing to another on...
3
Votes
Considered
Import fonts directly from Windows 10 fonts folder
For some reason it is impossible to import fonts directly from the Windows font folder even if we run Doodly as an administrator in Windows 10. That is very bothersome, please make it possible.
3
Votes
Considered
Doodly Community Content Sharing
It would be very nice if the Doodly community could share with eachother their own authored scenes, characters, props, music and perhaps even mods of existing Doodly content as Royalty-free content.
3
Votes
Considered
Free Transform Of Images (like in Photoshop)
Right now resizing the images isn't ''free'', so a resize function similar to Photoshop ''free transform'' would make your program much more useful and mean A LOT to us users.
3
Votes
Declined
Portrait Modus
Hello We used Doodly in our company for commercials on shop window screens. Mostly in portrait format. In the meantime, we already serve more than 100 pharmacies in Switzerland with Vmotion (digital p...
3
Votes
Considered
Quick access to Scene
After adding few scenes time line becomes so long that many of scenes you can’t even see. You have to scroll and find. Not an efficient and quick way. I suggest this feature should be considered on ...
3
Votes
Considered
Pushing hand
A hand and/or a finger that's pushing the image in the scene from outside, instead of drawing it.
3
Votes
Declined
Add your own scenes, like characters and props
I'd like to add my own scenes, similar to how I can add my own characters and props. Nothing pre-loaded is truly applicable to my line of business, which is what I use this software for. Without a goo...
3
Votes
Considered
Towel Window Pane
Add towel to hand and wipe a window pane background to reveal outdoor scenes.
3
Votes
Considered
Use partial props & Characters, have a crop tool
I don't always want to use the whole character, or the whole scene, or all of the prop. I wish I could crop out some elements.
3
Votes
Considered
Increase the 1920 px limitation for importing image (because with the zoom we need more details)
For making video from a real drawing like this one : https://youtu.be/8RJz_AlFP2A It would be nice to import 3000 px picture. So we could zoom on the part of the drawing that is drawn.