Features
Votes Idea Comments Date
581
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Hand Placing Items
Add a feature what uses a hand to also add or place items to the Doodly,, instead of just having them appear, or have to be drawn.
511
Votes
Considered
Offline mode
Now this might be a bit hard but would be awesome. An offline mode that allows basic creation / editing of doodlys. Maybe this could be limited to cached content the user has used before. Or even rest...
452
Votes
Considered
Simple Animation Features
If characters/text could follow a path to move across the screen after they are drawn, that would be great. This would include resizing to create a zoom in/out effect. Being able to have a character g...
414
Votes
Considered
Video import
A video import and resizing on the canvas would be fantastic!
324
Votes
Considered
Element Erase Delay
Add a field in the element options for Erase Delay. This would be a time delay before the element is erased. As an example: I had to put a blank text element in a scene with a slow draw time as th...
292
Votes
Considered
Maths equations
An object to display maths equations so you can build up an explanation/tutorial.
204
Votes
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Animation / movement
Allow animating props along a path
184
Votes
Considered
Draw feature
I would love to be able to use a draw feature that enabled me to add/create small props. I have tried adding images (of all different file types to try and have a transparent background, but nothing s...
177
Votes
Considered
Saving own scenes
It would save time if we'd be able to save selfmade scenes
170
Votes
Considered
user hands or drawn hands (why not?)
Please allow users to use their own hand images. Maybe you can even add drawn hands to your library. You could let people choose the carnation colour they want, as for emoticons. :) On the other … h...
160
Votes
Considered
Rubber Stamp reveal
Add the ability to reveal an asset using a rubber stamp in the hand. It would take a tiny amount of time and make sense for lots of things like logos, speech balloons, repeating items like stars or fl...
159
Votes
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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 ...
153
Votes
Considered
Goose feather pen, paint brush and pencil
Wouldn't it be ice to have more options than just a pen, such as goose feather, paint brush and a pencil?
124
Votes
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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...
115
Votes
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Transparent background
It would be great if we could choose a transparent background - then the exported file would have significantly more utility if brought into another program, such as the ability to use the exported fi...
112
Votes
Considered
Biblical themes for Church
Signed up to do videos for Sunday School at church. Would be great if you could incorporate bible type of sceneries and some characters with biblical type of clothing, props, etc...
98
Votes
Considered
Selective overlap image erasure (non-erase)
Please consider adding an option to not erase an object within a scene. When the "Erase Mode" in "Settings" in "Smart Mode" any object that is over another object will be erased before the overlappin...
97
Votes
Considered
audio "splitting" or "cutting"
I make lengthy programs.... lectures. It would be hugely helpful if I could simply cut or split audio areas anywhere I want. It would greatly increase ability to edit. As I noted in my other suggesti...
91
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...
86
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...
85
Votes
Considered
Adding color through the platform
I watched how one person added color to their Doodly. WAY TOO COMPLICATED. Anyway of getting color added to the Doodly platform as opposed to creating an image and then coloring it on a photoshop and ...
79
Votes
Considered
Writing on Board Sounds
There should be a corresponding sound we can use for the different board backgrounds. For example, the sounds chalk writing on a blackboard, or a dry erase on a whiteboard, for example. This should ...
74
Votes
Considered
Spell Check with text box of Doodly
Hello, Doodly, needs a in text spell checker. Spell Checkers are the norm on all programs now. Thanks, I really love the program so far. James
70
Votes
Considered
Merge Videos
The ability to merge videos into one video giving the ability to create sections at a time, then merging them together for the final production.
69
Votes
Considered
Alignment of Images
I know this has been asked previously and was declined, but it would be extraordinarily helpful to be able to align props and text. I have tried using grouping feature and it's not as effective as ali...
66
Votes
Considered
Create interest groups & enable sharing to interest groups
There are many different interest groups emerging among Doodly users. Allow the creation of interest groups and allow users to join multiple interest groups. Then extend the share feature so users ca...
62
Votes
Considered
Text for science & math - superscripts & subscripts
More text editing features - specifically superscripts and subscripts - would be very helpful
59
Votes
Considered
Change colors used in Rainbow Addon
Add the ability to change the individual colors of item within the Rainbow addon.
57
Votes
Considered
Rendering in local
Hi, I've created a Doodly Video with 14 scenes and, when I export it on the max resolution, it takes 45 minutes to complete the process. I've tried with a new MacBook Pro but the time remaining 45 mi...
55
Votes
Considered
Lock an asset in place
Hi, I would love the ability to lock an asset into place. Sometimes when they overlap and you're editing one nearby, I accidentally click the wrong one and as I move it I realize I just messed up my a...
55
Votes
Considered
Changing color marker on animation drawing
Will be possible to add new feature to change the "hand with new color marker" on each new Path configured ?
52
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...
51
Votes
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90 degree custom path turns
I'm an architect, and I'd like to draw custom paths over line drawings. When I do this from point to point and turn a corner,, the path tries to smooth out the turn. The only way I've been able to do ...
48
Votes
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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...
47
Votes
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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.
45
Votes
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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
43
Votes
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Movement of images after drawn
I guess I'm not the only one asking this. It would be great to have movement of specific images, such as a world globe spinning once its drawn. Thanks!
42
Votes
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Ability to disable individual draw paths
When creating intricate draw paths for a custom image, it would help considerably if specific draw paths could be disabled, so that additional draw paths could be created without interference
42
Votes
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Music Sort Options
It would be super helpful if there were ways to sort through the (abundant) background music options. You might consider by mood ("sad" "uplifting" "cheerful" "dark" "dramatic") and/or by instrument (...
42
Votes
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Lock scene by scene voiceover tracks to a scene
Currently if timing of a graphic is shaved or increased in Scene 1, then all subsequent SCENE timings are shifted BUT voiceover tracks remain static. So you have to readjust the starting point of each...
42
Votes
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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...
41
Votes
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Option to one-click Delete
I would like to get rid of the confirmation that I am deleting something. I am trying out fonts and it is exhausting to click so many things! Can we get a toggle that allows one click deleting vs con...
41
Votes
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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...
41
Votes
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Separate Library for user uploaded assets
When an asset, such as a prop, is uploaded, it's added to the general pool of such assets. I would like to nominate my own library where they could be stored, thus making it easier to locate them.
40
Votes
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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...
38
Votes
Considered
Zoom in/out of timeline
Ability to scroll or press a button on either keyboard or UI to shrink or grow the size of clips on the timeline
37
Votes
Considered
Delay between paths
Hi, When creating the paths for one image where you are creating multiple paths for the one image. Can a delay be added between paths. Either once the one path as draw we can add a delay before it s...
36
Votes
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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...
36
Votes
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Unlock aspect ratio for shapes
like power point, when insert shape (e.g. line, oval, rectangle), it would be great to unlock aspect ratio, to change height only, or width only.
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 ...
33
Votes
Considered
Way to Save a Video as a Template That Already Contains Favorite Fonts, Logo and Colors
It would be great to be able to save a video as a business template. This template would already be populated with desired fonts, business colors, favorite characters and logo. Then the user could jus...
33
Votes
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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/...
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?)
32
Votes
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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...
31
Votes
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Delete key on the keyboard to delete selected item (s)
It would be great, like many other packages, that keyboard controls work in Doodly; primarily, after selecting an item or items on the canvas, pressing the Del key on the keyboard would action a delet...
31
Votes
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Add Bangla Fonts
Please add bangla fonts like "Nirmala, Mukti_1.99_PR, Siyamrupali, vrinda etc.". I can't make videos in my own language.
30
Votes
Considered
An indexed instruction book
How about a one-stop easily accessible/searchable instruction book that covers all the bases for new and experienced users?
30
Votes
Considered
Erase path
able to set our own paths for the erase animation
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...
30
Votes
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Fade drawn image
I think it would be nice to have a fade in option for hand-drawn images, particularly those with fill
30
Votes
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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.
29
Votes
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Persistent linking of assets
It is presently only possible to link assets for a moment, for moving or resizing. This feature would allow assets to be linked permanently (or at least until unlinked). This would allow outline and...
29
Votes
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Time Control Preview and Time Preview (Zoom In and Zoom Out)
It takes time for scrolling from the early page to the end of the slides as we have to scrolling manually. I think it is better to add a feature for zoom in and zoom out of time control. Moreoever, th...
28
Votes
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export movies with alpha channel
An export with alpha channel would make Whiteboard and Glasboard ideal for Integration into presentations with their own backgrounds
28
Votes
Considered
Crumpled Paper Exit
Create an exit option that mimics crumpling up the image and tossing it aside
28
Votes
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world first language in the world (Tamil)
i am from india here have lot of language . i am from tamilnadu my language tamil i have checked many tamil font not suuport correctly. please fix . https://www.google.com/search?client=firefox-b-d&...
27
Votes
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More health/biology/science characters and props
I just started with Doodly and love the application. However, the library doesn't seem to suit my needs. I am a health coach and need more animation options that include health-related items, biolog...
27
Votes
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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.
26
Votes
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Support for Ubuntu
We love your products here at Mainplus, but we primarily use Ubuntu Linux as our operating system. Any chance of versions of Doodly and Toonly that work on Ubuntu?
25
Votes
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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...
25
Votes
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Support multiple cpu threads for faster rendering
As the title says - to improve rendering time
24
Votes
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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...
20
Votes
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Ability to insert power poimt slide
Ability to insert power poimt slide so that we can explain in more cozy way..
18
Votes
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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...