Archive for the ‘Cartoonist’ Category

Import cartoons in MovieEditor


In Creaza it is possible to import a cartoon from Cartoonist to MovieEditor. In that way it is possible to add sound to your comic strip. Here is an example of a (sort of) animated movie made in Creaza:

The Three Billy Goats Gruff


Creaza 3.0 released this weekend


This weekend we released Creaza 3.0. The highlights from this release are some important features and improved GUI. Below you can see listed the new features and improvements.


Mindomo (Creaza 3.0)

  • Added more clipart and it is more structured.
  • New templates (skins) for the mindmaps
  • Easier access to notes, multimeda, hyperlinks and task information
  • “Save as”-functionality, save new instances of your mindmaps (*)


Cartoonist (Creaza 3.0)

  • Better zoom-functionality, now you can zoom in several times without having to zoom out (*)
  • “Save as”-functionality, save new instances of your cartoons (*)


MovieEditor (Creaza 3.0)

  • Export your movies as mp4-files (*)
  • Expand and collapse layers vertically. Default is collapsed. Expand for more functionality (adjust layer volume, mute, solo) (*).
  • Collapse layers horizontally for more workspace (*)
  • Add a marker to your timeline with descriptional text (*)
  • “Save as”-functionality, save new instances of your movies (*)
  • Drawing og waveforms on the audiolayers
  • Support for SWF- and GIF-animations in gfx-layers
  • Editing track title (*)


AudioEditor (Creaza 3.0)

  • Export your soundclips as m4a-files (*)
  • Expand and collapse layers vertically. Default is collapsed. Expand for more functionality (adjust layer volume, mute, solo) (*).
  • Collapse layers horizontally for more workspace (*)
  • Collapse the media browser for more workspace (*)
  • Add a marker to your timeline with descriptional text (*)
  • “Save as”-functionality, save new instances of your soundclips (*)
  • Drawing og waveforms on the audiolayers
  • Editing track title (*)
*Full version only

The post war period and “the wall”


With the thematic universe “The post war period” (only available in full version) students can work with many different subjects from the 50`s, 60`s, 70`s and 80`s in the worlds history. November 9th 1989 is one very important date regarding this. The wall and the borders splitting Berlin in two were opened.

This is what wikipedia says:

This is an example of a cartoon made with Cartoonist in Creaza using “The post war period” thematic Universe.


Creaza – on the move – used all over the world!



Creaza has been a lot on the move lately. One of our partners, Fronter, have held their user conferences in several countries. Creaza has participated in the Norwegian, Swedish and Finnish user conferences during the last weeks. We have done presentations and been available for users on our own Creazastand in every event.

The feedback Creaza has gotten regarding the pedagogical and technological possibilities to use the product in the pupils learning process is awesome 😉 We are very happy that Creaza gives pupils and students new creative and innovative possibilities to show and present their knowledge and competence.

All over the World:

Creaza is being used all over the world. Users from every continent has registrered at and started using the demoversion of Creaza. In October norwegian users used Creaza the most. It is very exiting that the country placed right behind Norway in second place regarding usage this month is Brazil! Thats cool 😉 Have a look at this website:

What`s happening the next weeks?

In week 43 Creaza will be in the UK. We are going to participate in events in Bristol, Kent and London in addition to other meetings with customers and partners.

In week 44 Creaza will be in Stockholm, Sweden, at “Skolforum 2009”  This is the largest educational conference in Scandinavia with over 20 000 visitors..

In week 45 creaza will be in Odense in Denmark at “Uddannelsesforum 2009“. We will have a stand together with Fronter DK, and pupils from Denmark will show how they use Creaza.

It is a lot of travelling, but so joyful to meet users and people from schools and discuss possibilities with Creaza.

Do you only access the demoversion?

Here are some of the benefits with the full version of Creaza:

  • Export from all tools:
  • Mindomo – PDF
  • Cartoonist – High resolution PDF for print
  • MovieEditor – MP4
  • AudioEditor – M4a

Record sound directly in Creaza in your browser

Import cartoons into MovieEditor

Use effects and transitions in MovieEditor

Additional storage


The full version of Creaza contains a lot more Thematic Universes than the demoversion. For example there are many Cartoonist Universes made by professional artists and with Norways largest publiser as editor for the Universes.  Some examples are:

The post war period pwp
World War II wwII
The Roman Empire tre
The Viking Age tva

In MovieEditor the fullversion of Creaza contains 3 more Thematic Universes with many movieclips and both in MovieEditor and AudioEditor you will find a lot of Music and Sound Effects..

Global Village:

Food, Water & Climate
People & Life
War & Terrorism


World Cities:

Movieclips from many cities around the world


Exotic Animals:

Movieclips of animals all over the world


Are you interested in the full version of Creaza, please contact us:


New release – AudioEditor – MovieEditor


Friday September 11th AudioEditor was released – Splice together your own version of a newscast, a radio commercial, or a radio interlude. Make your own sounds, clip, trim and cut in one or more tracks and  play it back later..


Creaza is now available in several languages; Norwegian, English, Dutch, Finnish, Danish and Swedish. By September 20th Creaza also supports German.

From the tools Mindomo and Cartoonist you can now export your products to high resolution PDF for print. See example of an exported Cartoon here:


MovieEditor has been brusched up and a lot of new functionality is launced. You can now import your Cartoons into MovieEditor and then record your own sound or put in musicclips from the library. This may give your cartoon or movie a whole new communicative side.. In MovieEditor the library of video- and musicclips is rebuild and has a more navigationfriendly appereance..

When you insert music or soundeffects in your movie you now get audio curves on all your clips. This makes it easier to mix sound and get that perfect sound to your movie.

On all tracks you now have the opportunity to trim your clips directly on the timeline. In MovieEditor it is also made possible to use hotkeys on your keybord. Some of these are;

  • delete/backspace=delete clip
  • ctrl z=undo
  • ctrl+alt+e=open effect window
  • space=play/pause
  • shift+arrow=keyframe by keyframe
  • arrow=next clip
  • enter=back to start of movie
  • ctrl s=save
  • i=set in point in clip
  • o=set outpoint in clip

A new Demovideo of the MovieEditor is also avalable. You can access it from the new Helpcenter in Creaza.. Click on the image below..


New Creaza launch in near future


Creaza is wrapping up the work with launch of a new release. The new release will have a new tool and new and improved features in existing tools.


  • Export mindmaps in high resolution PDF’s (full version only)


  • Export cartoons in high resolution PDF’s (full version only)


  • Export movies in mp4 (full version only)
  • Import cartoons (full version only)
  • Adjust duration of clips directly on the timeline/trim the clips
  • Frame-by-frame edit possibilities (full version only)
  • GUI improvements
  • Audio curves on sound clips

NEW! AudioEditor (full version only)

  • Eight audio tracks (full version only)
  • Library with soundclips (full version only)
  • Audio curves (full version only)
  • Enhanced search (full version only)
  • Export audio in mp3 (full version only)

Click here for productsheet (integration with Fronter)

The next release will support Danish, Finnish and Dutch in addition to Norwegian and English

We are also building Creaza’s brand new helpcenter. It will be available with the new release.

Termination of demo user access trough Fronter

For the last year, it has been possible to use the demo version of Creaza with a single-sign-on solution trough Fronter (VLE/MLE). This is no longer possible. From monday 17th of August you have to have purchased Creaza for your school to benefit from the great integration between Fronter and Creaza. If you have been using the demo version, your work will still be available trough Fronter, but it will not be possible to create new products. For the schools and LA’s that have purchased Creaza, everything will still be available only with more functionality.

For questions regarding this, please contact support(at)

The Book Chook reviews Creaza (Cartoonist)

TLittle Red Riding Hood

Little Red Riding Hood

The Book Chook has done a great review. The Book Chook has done a review of Cartoonist by presenting the work with the thematic universe “Little Red Riding Hood”. The review is thorough, and we are looking forward to the upcoming review of the Movie Editor.

Read the entire review here.

Some examples from the brand new theme, “The Post War Period”


Here are some examples of the characters and the background “Berlin Wall” from the thematic universe, “The Post War Period”. As you can see, it is now possible to make the cartoon strip in 16:9 ratio. Just click the picture to see the example. Etterkrigstiden