Download the user manuals

We provide you a complete user manual in every version of our software except electronic version. You can access it by pressing the "F1" key of your keyboard when you are using TVPaint Animation or by exploring the installation folder of the software. All user manuals are provided in English and French.

If you have an electronic version or if you have unintentionally delete one user manual or you can not open it by pressing the "F1" key, you can download the manuals in .pdf format.

In order to download the manual, right click on the version you want and select 'Save the target as...'. Then select the location where you want to download it.

WARNING: Don't modify the name of the file if you want to be able to open it through TVPaint Animation.

TVPaint Animation 10 Standard Edition and Professional Edition

If you want to be able to open the manual with TVPaint Animation please read this tutorial.

Download the English Manual of TVPaint Animation 10.
English Version
Download the French Manual of TVPaint Animation 10.
French Version
Download the Japanese Manual of TVPaint Animation 10.
Japanese Version

Here is the list of all lessons of the documentation:

* (en) (fr) (ja) Table of contents

* (en) (fr) (ja) Lesson 00: Introduction and typographic conventions

* (en) (fr) (ja) Lesson 01: First approach of TVPaint Animation

* (en) (fr) (ja) Lesson 02: Drawing basics

* (en) (fr) (ja) Lesson 03: Spacial Management of Layers

* (en) (fr) (ja) Lesson 04: Temporal Management of Layers

* (en) (fr) (ja) Lesson 05: Handling TVPaint Animation projects and Layout

* (en) (fr) (ja) Lesson 06: The steps to creating an animated image

* (en) (fr) (ja) Lesson 07: Other TVPaint Animation drawing tools

* (en) (fr) (ja) Lesson 08: Sound and XSheet

* (en) (fr) (ja) Lesson 09: Create and manage a storyboard

* (en) (fr) (ja) Lesson 10: Working with FX Stacks

* (en) (fr) (ja) Lesson 11: The effects of the Blur and Transition groups

* (en) (fr) (ja) Lesson 12: The effects of the Color and Key groups

* (en) (fr) (ja) Lesson 13: The effects of the Stylize group

* (en) (fr) (ja) Lesson 14: The effects of the Distortion group

* (en) (fr) (ja) Lesson 15: The effects of the Motion and Paint groups

* (en) (fr) (ja) Lesson 16: The Motion > Multiplane Camera effect

* (en) (fr) (ja) Lesson 17: The effects of the Rendering group

* (en) (fr) (ja) Lesson 18: The Rendering > Particles Generator effect

* (en) (fr) (ja) Lesson 19: The advanced functions of TVPaint Animation

* (en) (fr) (ja) Appendix

TVPaint Animation 9.5 Standard Edition and Profesionnal Edition Appendix

TVPaint Animation 9 Standard Edition and Professional Edition

If you want to be able to open the manual with TVPaint Animation please read this tutorial.

Download the English Manual of TVPaint Animation 9.
English Version
Download the French Manual of TVPaint Animation 9.
French Version
Download the Japanese Manual of TVPaint Animation 9.
Japanese Version

TVPaint Animation 8 Professional Edition

If you want to be able to open the manual with TVPaint Animation Pro please read this tutorial.

Download the English Manual of TVPaint Animation 8 Professional Edition.
English Version
Download the French Manual of TVPaint Animation 8 Professional Edition.
French Version

Install the user manuals in TVPaint Animation

After downloading the manual, you can open it by pressing the F1 key in TVPaint Animation. You just need to copy the pdf file into the 'data' folder of the TVPaint Animation installation directory. TVPaint Animation is only able to open the manual with language indication configured in TVPaint Animation (except for English):

- manual.pdf if TVPaint Animation is in English.

- french.manual.pdf if TVPaint Animation is in French.

- japanese.manual.pdf if TVPaint Animation is in Japanese.

If the file can not be found, TVPaint Animation open the default manual named manual.pdf. So if you only need one manual, name it manual.pdf.

Getting Started

You can find here a guide which explains how to install/uninstall TVPaint Animation on Windows/Mac OSX/Linux.

Getting Started

How to install the Nomad License (Android)

The manuals below explain you how to install properly a Nomad License of Android devices.

How to install the Nomad License (Android) How to install the Nomad License (Android)

Dongle and Network

If you need any help to install TVPaint Animation in network, please contact us.