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Project Dogwaffle is PC software,
a program for artists and professional
who like to draw, sketch, animate and paint.

  

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the new Audio
                Recorder shows Waveform
the new audio recorder


New Media
                Player
the new media player


 

PD Howler.... it's howling fast - Learn about important features here

Don't forget to also see what's new in recent releases:  v11 ... v10 ... v9.5 ... see more over there >>>>

Summary of Main Features:

  • Digital painting with many types of brushes, including natural media brushes, particle brushes, foliage brushes, custom image and animated brushes + Huge collection of filters, many of them animated(!)
  • Video frame editing and post work for special FX, traditional frame-by-frame animation and working with video on video, motion prediction, frame processing, tracking, chromakeying, green screen, compositing, rotoscoping, etc...
  • 3D capabilities including elevation map based 3D terrain generation, global illumination and ray tracing on CPU and in the GPU!

Below are more details. If you have time for just one more look at one website, watch the many examples and tutorial videos on out youtube channel: http://www.youtube.com/pdhowler

Paint features:

  • Natural media, many presets, fully customizable
  • Full tablet support
  • Custom brushes, bristle brushes, particle brushes, brushes under the influence of force fields
  • 3D orbiting particle brushes (Orbicles)
  • Dynamic Rules-based Foliage brushes
  • Animated (multi-frame) custom brushes
  • Pigment lifting for even more realistic paint effects
  • Well over 100 fast full featured filters.  Real-time is our middle name. See below for more on Filters
  • Premium color mixing tools.  Red-yellow-blue, palette mixer, lots more.
  • Multi-monitor support
  • Mirror mode and Symmetrical painting, Kaleidoscope mode
  • Frame your artwork
  • brush keying

Animation features:

  • Traditional animation
  • Onion skin
  • Load/Save AVI's, frame sequences
  • Frame scanning
  • Line cleanup and non-photo blue removal
  • Timeline to apply filters
  • Exposure sheet with lip syncing
  • Frame sequencer
  • Rotoscoping matte creation
  • Motion analysis to create slow motion or add motion blur to stop motion
  • Animated brush timeline
  • Animated brush keyframer
  • Animation retiming
  • Interlaced video support
  • Batch processing
  • Batch conversion and renaming
  • Particles, 3D hight map, etc.
  • Image stabilization.  Camera motion smoothing, removal and re-addition.
  • Motion tracking in Brush keyframer
  • Motion prediction for frame extrapolation and selective motion blurring
  • Mirror transform (vertical/horizontal) all frames of an animation
  • frame-level and block-level editing (in/out markers, copy, paste, cut, delete, insert, reverse sequence order, make loopable, time stretching with frame blending...)
  • animated swap channel and alpha channels from DWA or AVI files
  • animated renderings in Raytracing with Puppy Ray

Filters and Special FX:

  • Numerous filters (140 and counting)
  • Filters for still images + Filters for animations
  • Adjust: Color, Value, Threshold, Saturation, Hue/Sat/Val, Auto balance, Tint, Value only contrast, Levels, Curves, Color FX, Adjust All...
  • Color: Map to current gradient, Negative, Invert value, Swap channels, Roll channels, Power curve, Posterize, Color replacer, Solarize, Sepia, Halftone, Halftone plus, Graphic halftone, Duotone, Tritone, 12-bit dither, 8-bit-dither, 1-bit-dither (Optimized, Error diffused, random,...)
  • Blur: Simple blur, Box filter, Gaussian blur, Custom blur, Motion blur, Zoom blur, Mystic vision, Chroma blur, Radial blur
  • Photographic: Soft contrast improvement, Light diffusion, Star filter, Fish eye, Fog filter, Sunset, Polarize, Day for night, Remove red from selection
  • Sharpen: Sharpen, Unsharp mask, Digital photo enhance, maX sharpen
  • Convolve: Grey emboss, Color emboss,  Edge detect, Sobel edge detect, Color sobel edges, Maximum, Median, Minimum, MaxMin, MinMaxz, High pass, Abs, Gradient convolve, Convolution kernel, Iterative median, Adjustable median, Adjustable maximum, Adjustable minimum
  • Noise: Value noise, Color noise, Jitter, Jitter blur plus, Film grain
  • Transform: Transform, Shift, Warp mesh, Isometric 3d, 3D designer, Puppy Ray (Ray tracing) Spherize, Globe, Textrix, Z noise, Twirl, Crystalize, Sinoid, Mosaic, Quilt, Rubber sheet, Wave distort, Mirage, Mirror, Fisheye correction, 3d perspective
  • Video: Slate color bars, De-interlace, Reverse fields, Reduce flicker, Video lines, Legalize (NTSC), Legalize (PAL), Countdown, TV pixels, Raster lines, Shift RGB, Repair dropput
  • Artistic: Apply current paper, Wet paint, Brush strokes, Tarnish, Weave, Graphic Pen, Oilify, Cross contour, Woodcut
  • Stylize: Lighting tool (3D), Glowing edges, Plastic wrap, Waxify
  • Render: Plasma noise, Bumby toy, Noises (Perlin1, 2, Fractal, Cosine), Radiant, Sky, Dread plating, Cellular, Checkerboard, Cold lava, Europa, Starfield, Brick texture, Woodgrain, Grid, Zrings, Mandelbrot, Triangles, Color cubes
  • Animated: Starry night, Animated glows and flares, Wiggle warp, Time shift RGB, Multi frame spherize, Tunnel, Wave in breeze, Sunset, Film flicker, Confetti, Multicolor, Time slice by alpha, Stabilize, Merge (keep selection opaque), Fill selection, Stroke path,Motion prediction module, Apply mirror, Undo buffer to animation
  • Combine with Swap: Mix buffers, Alpha blit, Premultiplied alpha blit, Additive, Subtractive, Multiply, Divide, Screen, Luminance, Complement, Difference, Around grey, Greater than, Less than, Texturize, Binary, Hue, Sat, Val, And, Or, Xor
  • Composite with Swap: Green screen, Blue screen, Color key
  • Displace by Swap: Displace, Cloaking displace, Pool displace, Jitter displace, Colortwirl displace
  • Emboss by Swap
  • and many more: LUA filters (gluas), DoggyFX, AnyFX for PD (by Pixelan), other 3rd-party plugins, make your own (free programming API), Array to Animation, Audio Recorder, Average Frames, CalendarWidget, Channels, Clock, Clock2, DogLuaBrowser, DogLuaEdit, Fieldpack, Forcefield, FramefromClipboard, Halloween_Clock2, Hexadecimal Picker, HexPackedCOlor, MatteCutter, MediaPlayerWidget, ModDogPlayer, Mouth, NumericSelect, Penny, Black hole, BlueRemove, Brick texture, LightBloom, Mirrage, Oilify, RandomFlares, SmudgeStick, Triangles, Tunnel, Wave distort, Wave in Breeze, Composite with image sequence (Greenscreen, Bluescreen, Color key, Alpha key(!), Cell edge composition), Ghosting, Snow fall, Old film, Lightning, heavenly animated Lens flares ...

Highlights of our favorite, recently added or enhanced tools:


More Resources & Examples:


 
PD Pro 11 is Here!
What's new in v11
What's new in v10
What's new in v9.6
What's new in v9.5
What's new in v9
What's new in v8
What's new in v7
What's new in v6
What's new in v5
What's new in v4
Earlier releases?


  Slideshows:

Main Slideshow

from Howler 9.5

from Howler 9

from Howler 8.2

Howler




Foliage & Particle Brushes:
new foliage system

Motion Prediction Mania:
trumpte
                3d animation

Enhanced Curve Tool:
What's new in the Curve tool of v7.1?

Tracking Mattes:
tracking mattes

Rotoscoping:
simplify rotoscoping
                  work by temporarily stabilizing the video



new! Quick tutorial videos
on Youtube:

Watch the
Daily Dose
of howlings and wafflings

cereally... it's ok to play with your food
a sneak peek into the future


(a)symmetrical painting:
the english gentleman

 
new!Read the
PD Howler Review

Danas Anis reviews PD Howler 1 aka PD Pro
                          6
by famed Carrara 3D Artist
and Photographer
Danas Anis


3D Lighting:
lighting for
                textures 

Bristle brushes:
fabulous bristle brushes

Layer modes:
layer
                blending modes





Try the free

Demo versions






















Mirror mode textures: