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Create stunning animated and interactive web content with Hype. Hype’s HTML5 output works on all modern browsers and mobile devices like iPhones and iPads. No coding required.
*** Hype Professional In-App Purchase upgrade now available! ***
Hype is used by leading designers to create animations which add a “wow” factor to web pages, infographics, presentations, digital magazines, ads, iBooks, educational content, app prototypes, portfolios, animated GIFs, videos, entire websites, and much more. Hype won the 2011 Macworld Editors’ Choice Award.
From prototype to production, anyone can create rich interactive media with Hype.
• Easy to use keyframe-based animation system
• Record mode watches your every move, automatically creating keyframes as needed
• Create natural motion curves with bézier paths
• Make scenes for organization and flow
• Use the power of multiple simultaneous timelines to run animations
• Visually build action handlers to respond to taps, clicks, and animation events
Create Stunning Content:
• WebKit-based WYSYWIG “what you see is what you get” scene editing
• Intelligent guidelines, arrangement, and sizing tools
• Easily integrate video and audio for stunning multimedia documents
• Cutting-edge effects: blur, hue shift, brightness, saturation, shadows, reflection, and 3D transforms
• Add Google Fonts to your projects or use your own CSS web fonts
• A flexible layout system resizes your content to fit any screen
• Retina image support
Perfect for Mobile:
• Hype’s HTML5 output works great on mobile devices
• Easily add swipe and touch actions
• Bind drag events to timeline positions for rich interactivity
• Preview your projects on iPhones and iPads with the free Hype Reflect companion iOS app
• Hype Reflect’s Mirror Mode shows edits live as you make them
Extend with Code:
• Edit the Inner HTML of any element
Export to HTML:
• Content works across all browsers from IE 6 up to the latest Chrome
• Integrate into existing pages by copying and pasting 3 lines of HTML
• Great for ads and fast on mobile: A minimal document is only 24 KB (compressed) and 3 network connections
Hype also Exports:
• iBooks Author widgets
• Animated GIFs
Because We Love macOS:
• Written in Cocoa exclusively as an macOS app (supports 10.8 through 10.12)
• Adopts new macOS features and is gorgeous on Retina displays
Hype Pro is available as an in-app purchase and adds powerful features to Hype 3:
• Responsive Layouts
• Symbols for creating reusable elements
• Persistent Symbols for master content
• Dark interface theme
• Editable timing functions
• Grid system
• Rearrangeable interface
• More Export options: OAM Widgets, APNG, video options, Advanced Export, and Export Scripts
Unlock Hype Pro via the Hype > Upgrade to Hype Professional menu item.
What's New in Version 3.6.3
- Bug Fixes
Visit our What’s New page for more info and a video tour for v3.6:
A Hero of The Mac App Store 🏆
Note: As the author of “A Book About Hype”, this review is obviously going to be highly favorable towards Hype.
The Mac App Store is a great alternative to Adobe’s Creative Cloud. I don’t want to rent my software. With apps like Hype and Pixelmator, I don’t have to. But not only that, these apps are quite inexpensive for the power that they have. I started using Hype in 2011. Back then, it didn’t do much. But years later, Hype revolutionized the way I create interactive websites. Tumult worked hard over the years. They listened to customer feedback. They added new features and resolved issues. That hard work is apparent in the latest update. Hype 3.5 is a good replacement for Flash.
With websites being displayed on many different screen sizes, Hype’s new “Scaling” feature is handy. Combined with the previous responsive/flexible layout features, Hype can be used to create truly modern websites. But that’s not all… it can also be used to add interactivity to iBooks (it’s the perfect companion for iBooks Author). It can be used to make games. If you know to make a WebView in Xcode, Hype can be used to make apps. Hype can create animated GIFs and movie files. It’s like a Swiss Army Knife for web designers and developers.
So, while you’re enjoying the new update, it’s important to remember that Tumult is fighting the good fight. It’s not easy to get through to Apple’s walled garden. While the Mac App Store is great for customers, it’s really hard on developers and publishers. It’s sad to see when other developers give up and remove their apps from the Mac App Store – but that didn’t happen here. Tumult battled through and met every requirement.
It’s a bit crazy to see such power in such a small application. Hype is about 30 MB. (That’s Megabytes… not Gigabytes.) Where does it put all that power? (This is great if you don’t have a lot of storage space on your computer.) Hype reminds me of the days of when I first started using Macs. Back then, I would get excited about software. Things felt new. I could do more than before. Apps like Pixelmator and Hype are bringing that feeling back.
The precision of Hype is apparent in the exported projects. They’re lightweight. The “Advanced Exporting” option can help you trim the project even more down to size. (Hype still has support for IE 6-9. If you don’t need that, the exported size can be significantly reduced in size.) Advertisers might struggle a bit to meet size caps. But for my book and web projects, Hype has been amazing. I created over 20 interactive examples in “A Book About Hype” that were built with Hype. Even the largest widget was still under 1 MB. The smallest widget was 95 KB.
Hype is great for designers that obsess about file size, but the software is also great for accuracy. The grid and guides are snappy! It’s easy to align elements. This allows designers and developers to work quickly but precisely. The new quick keys are also a speed boost. A new element, such as a text box, button or rectangle, can be created created with a single key stroke.
The Hype community is great too. The forums are super friendly and helpful. If you stay patient with the developers, they do get around resolve issues. It’s fairly small team, but they’re able to create such powerful and professional software. You can tell they really understand how the Internet works.
If you’re still not sure if you should get Hype, a demo is available on the Tumult website.
Learn this program in a flash
I found Hype easy to learn. Very clean timeline with intuitive tools and features. I really like being able to import vector art saved out of Illustrator in SVG format. I created a nice interactive map with rollover sound and highlighting effects. I also have created about a dozen interactive maps with quadrants that highlight: Click on a quadrant to download a linked PDF. And today I am working on a "fly-in" animation for a website hompage – the pieces come together to form a logo. Read my fingertips: Tumult Hype animations are viewable on all screens, including mobile devices. Unlike sad Adobe Flash which disappointed this power Mac user for years. I tried converting an old Flash animation to an HTML 5 "Canvas" document using Adobe Animate CC 2017, but the old ActionScript 1.0 code could not be updated to ActionScript 3.0. I was able to rebuild the animation easily with Tumult Hype Pro. Yay.
- Category: Graphics & Design
- Updated: May 08, 2017
- Version: 3.6.3
- Size: 12.2 MB
- Languages: English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Simplified Chinese, Spanish
- Seller: Tumult Inc.
- © 2017 Tumult Inc.
Compatibility: OS X 10.8 or later, 64-bit processor
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