pencil2d - Man Page

manual page for Pencil2D 0.6.6


pencil2d [options] input


Pencil2D is an animation/drawing software for Mac OS X, Windows, and Linux. It lets you create traditional hand-drawn animation (cartoon) using both bitmap and vector graphics.


-h,  --help

Displays help on commandline options.


Displays help including Qt specific options.

-v,  --version

Displays version information.

-o,  --export <output_path>

Render the file to <output_path>

--camera <layer_name>

Name of the camera layer to use

--width <integer>

Width of the output frames

--height <integer>

Height of the output frames

--start <frame>

The first frame you want to include in the exported movie

--end <frame>

The last frame you want to include in the exported movie. Can also be last or last-sound to automatically use the last frame containing animation or sound, respectively


Render transparency when possible



Path to the input pencil file.


January 2024 Pencil2D 0.6.6