Welcome on board! Please introduce yourself 🖐

Hey everyone, new Hype Pro user here!

First of all, I’d like to thank the Tumult team for creating such an incredible piece of software, I’m an AfterEffects user and everything in Hype just made sense and clicked almost instantly - within two hours of downloading the trial I had imported some svg graphics, animated and published my first animation! (you can see it here if you’re curious, scroll down the page and it should start playing automatically).

Ok, a bit more about me:

  • I’m Diego Rodriguez
  • I’m a graphic designer/web developer/animator
  • I live in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • My first language is spanish
  • Only a little animation so far (see the link above)
  • I’m a beginner on Hype, but advanced hotoshop & After Effects user
  • My favorite animation tools are AfterEffects and Cinema 4D (and Hype :slight_smile:
  • The first animation tool I used was 3DStudio 1.0 (for DOS - yeah I’m old!)
  • Fav animated film: Wall-E




Those are very nice - they are subtle enough to not be distracting but still provide a visual improvement to make the page less static!


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Hi all, I’m new Hype user. Live in Malaysia and Mac user since 2008. Teaching in secondary school using Apple, Google and Moodle platform almost. I’m excited to learn more from all of you…


Hi there, my name is Riadh and I come from Germany. KAA refers to my artist name which is: Karim Abdallah Almansur. I am a diversity consultant and coach: http://gendemous.com/?lang=en. Because I wanted to improve the design and responsivity of my website and include some animations, I started to take matters in my own hands. I am looking forward to learning more about hype and its application. Have a nice day y ´ all! Riadh


This thread is fun. I don’t think I ever introduced myself on this forum. I am Max from Germany. Grew up in Spain and England. Now I call Berlin my home. I started programming with Locomotive Basic on a CPC464 from Schneider and haven’t stopped since but always had loved the graphical side of things even though in the beginning that was 16 colors (shades of green) and 320x200 pixel and manually addressing the graphic memory. Actually all it took to get me hooked on computers at an early age was something like this …

10 PRINT "    /\     "
20 PRINT "    ||     "
30 PRINT "    ||     "
40 PRINT "    /\     "
50 FOR I=1 to 40
60 PRINT "           "
80 GOTO 10

This was a flying rocket on screen pushed up through the empty rows in the loop (50,60,70). One could even use an additional loop counting to 100 to delay the computer. Funny to imagine that today.

Slightly off topic. But then again not. Pascal, C++ and Autdesk Animator. Later I fell in love with the ad-industry and worked for agencies with Flash, Aftereffects, 3Dmax and early Photoshop.
These days I use Sublime, Hype, still Aftereffects and still Photoshop.

I came to the Mac around Steve Jobs return in 1998 and left behind Dune2000, Doom and Syndicate as I was a PC-User at the time. Stayed with the Apple ever since and love it. I changed to getting things done with Mac OS 8/9 away from screwing with motherboards and reinstalling Windows 95 for the 5 time in a year.

I owned Datasetten and streamertapes in my life.
TextPad was my goto Editor on MS DOS.
Norton Command was my buddy on the PC.
BBEdit was my first Mac Texteditor.

I love Hype as it reminds me of Flash witch I started using under macromedia. Flash 4 later took off like hell. Then again Hype is so much more as it is structured with it’s own logic but still open to all the HTML/CSS and specially JS-stuff. Flash back then was more like a little island and Flash 4 introduced programming to expand it … proto.layer51.com (now offline) was a little code heaven for devotees to the product. I maintained some code there. A animation library based on Robert Penners easing functions and a XPath like XML-Parser (XMLObject/XMLSA). To say it in the words of AS1:

tellTarget("../hype") { 

I guess I am a slight nerd at times but have evolved to love good music, cooking and philosophy.

This is my second time returning to this forum as a weekly driver. Hope this time summer won’t blow me away to new shores as I still got some ideas …


Hi there! My name is Fabián and i’m from Buenos Aires, Argentina.

What is your industry/profession?
I’m a audiovisual designer. I do motion graphics, video edit, sound design, that kind of things.

Where do you call home?
My home is Bs.As. Argentina, but i love travel the world.

What is your native language?
My native language is spanish.

What have you made with Hype – or what are you planning on using Hype for?
I’ve discovered Hype a few months ago, so i don’t have to much experience working with it.

Would you call yourself a beginner, novice, or advanced?
Very beginner, haha.
What’s your favorite design/animation tool (Other than Hype)?
Adobe After Effects
What’s the first interaction or animation tool you ever used? (Analog OR digital!)
mmm, i think it was Adobe Flash.
What is your favorite animated film?


Hello everyone!

I am Raff, an editor at SnailDriver.com, free tool that keeps drivers on people’s pc up to date. In the meanwhile, I am working with a team focusing on the development of hosting-related apps.

It is the first time that I know about Tumult, and it looks interesting. I built my site using an auto-builder that I thought is the most advanced tool I’ve ever used, now I am going to have a close look at Tumult.

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My name is Marcus.
I’m a web developer and graphic designer
I live in Spokane, Washington
My native language is English
So far I’ve made some Google Ads & a Playable Ad
I would call myself a beginner
My favorite design tool is Illustrator and I’m just getting into animation
I used Adobe Flash the first time in 2008
My favorite animated film is Lion King


Hello to everyone. Thankful to be a part of this forum.


Hello to everyone, my name is Giovanni and I write you from Italy. Sorry for my english, it is no so good (I often help myself with an automatic translator).
I have always worked on Windows machines but then, in 2008, I decided to switch to a mac and since then I have not gone back. I consider myself a generalist in audiovisual and multimedia communication. I have skills in the audiovisual and graphic field.

  • Who are you?
    My name is Giovanni
  • What is your industry/profession?
    I work in the multimedia field and I am also a student who is specializing at the Academy of Fine Arts in Rome
  • Where do you call home?
    Rome - Italy
  • What is your native language?
  • What have you made with Hype – or what are you planning on using Hype for? (Feel free to post screenshots or links!)
    Currently studying by carrying out experiments or multimedia applications
  • Would you call yourself a beginner, novice, or advanced?
    Mhhh…depend on it. I usually feel like an average user…
  • What’s your favorite design/animation tool (Other than Hype)?
    After Effects, Sparkle and Apple Motion
  • What’s the first interaction or animation tool you ever used? (Analog OR digital!)
    Autodesk Animator!
  • What is your favorite animated film?
    I love different movies…one of them is a Third Type Close Encounter and Back to the Future!


I am epiccoder
I do not have a job
Mill Valley
Idk yet
maybe blender or unity
I have no idea
Too hard

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  • Who are you?
    My name is Chris Hardy
  • What is your industry/profession?
    I am a registered nurse in the uk specialising in people with learning / intellectual disabilities
  • Where do you call home?
    Yorkshire, England
  • What is your native language?
  • What have you made with Hype – or what are you planning on using Hype for? (Feel free to post screenshots or links!)
    I created an app using hype which was a easy read guide to having a blood test. I won a national nursing award for the work. Since then I’ve learnt bits of JavaScript which I’m hoping to use in future projects.
  • Would you call yourself a beginner, novice, or advanced?
    Novice using hype as I’ve been using in for a few years - beginner with the JavaScript side of things but getting there really quickly!
  • What’s your favorite design/animation tool (Other than Hype)?
    I’m currently doing a lot of other worker with blender but love Pixelmator for basic graphic edits
  • What’s the first interaction or animation tool you ever used? (Analog OR digital!)
    Probably hype a few years ago!
  • What is your favorite animated film?
    Toy story - was a part of my childhood and still amazes me today

Hi, I’m sort of a long-time-brand-new to hype user. I’m not a web developer. I’ve been a product designer, UI/UX designer and 3D modeler in the games industry.
I experimented with hype when it came out in 2011. I loved what it did but it didn’t match up well with my production needs at the time.
I’m now working on a portfolio and thought this would be a great tool for the job!

I have been studying @DBear’s and @h_classen’s examples among others too.



Hi! My name is David Duncan.

I work in advertising and I use Hype to create animated banner ads for websites.

I live in Los Angeles, CA.

My native language is English.

I recently completed an entry for the Vector Animation contest, a short piece titled ‘Morning Coffee’.

I consider myself to be a ‘mid-level’ to ‘advanced’ animator, however, I am very much a ‘beginner’ when it comes to coding and interactive design/animation.

My background is in Adobe After Effects, and it is still a favorite tool of mine, but I also really enjoy Cinema4D.

My first animation tool was After Effects.

Despite my career choice, I don’t have a favorite animated film!

Nice to meet everyone! I’m very happy to be here.



I guess its my turn.

My name is Pete Borokhov
I’m a Graphic mixed media designer
Home is Queens, New York

Native language? Russian, English, Understand Farcy and read Hebrew.

  • What have you made with Hype – or what are you planning on using Hype for? (Feel free to post screenshots or links!)

I use hype for interactive ads, slideshows, video exports recreations and such. I’ve played around with hype in the early days but at that time it was more of an experimental phase. It wasn’t until 2016 that I got heavily into it thanks to hype pro.

Some of my work can be found here

Hype related ads test blog

  • Would you call yourself a beginner, novice, or advanced?

It really depends, I’m a beginner in JavaScript, Id call myself novice and advanced depends whose asking😁

  • What’s your favorite design/animation tool (Other than Hype)?

Final Cut, Motion, AE and others.

  • What’s the first interaction or animation tool you ever used? (Analog OR digital!)

Metacreations Bryce 3D, Poser, Adobe Photoshop 4x KPT Gel plug ins, Flash.

  • What is your favorite animated non-animated

Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within. I’m a Trekkie so Star Trek reboot, Tron Remake big fan of sci-fi 3D flicks.

When I don’t use Hype.
I’m a big fan of upgrading MacPro’s from 2007-2010

And at times I use Ableton Live to compose EDM and experiment with sounds. I love tweaking sounds. My favorite synths have to be the iconic TB-303, Access Virus C, TI recently switched to virtual Instruments - for those heavily into music production don’t judge I still love hardware.:grin:

My early music inspiration comes from artist and DJ’s Paul Van Dyk, Kai Tracid, Ferry Corsten, Activa…

My mini demos can be found here.

Most recent stuff

Completed track still needs heavy mastering

Most of all I enjoy spending time with my family and kids.


I’m Steve from Leeds, Been using Hype since around September 2018 so very much a newbie to it all, I’ve managed to pick up quite a lot and have created several HTML5 banners for use across the web. I’m looking forward to getting involved with the community here and picking everyones brains!

Currently working as a Digital Designer for a large sports company
I call home Leeds, in the UK
Native language is English
Currently I’m making HTML5 Banners for use in DCM
Novice, for sure, the programme is fairly intuitive but there’s so much more to learn!
I’m Photoshop through and through!
Adobe Animate & was quite good for certain stuff but working with DCM added several more steps out of the programme to get the creative prepped.
Spirited Away or any Studio Ghibli


Hi! My name is Suresh

I work in IT Industries and I creating websites.

I live in Mumbai, India.
My native language is English and Hindi.

I recently completed 7 years as ‘UI Developer’.

My background is in HTML, CSS, JavaScript and Photoshop. I have created several HTML5 Websites as well as banners for use across the web. I’m looking forward to getting involved with the community here.

Nice to meet everyone! I’m very happy to be here.



Hi, I’m Gabriel arroyo Estacio,
I’m writer and musician from Caracas, Venezuela. I speak Spanish and Italian. Using Hype since yesterday.
I would like to learn how to use it to develop books and educational applications for children. And yes, I’m a beginner. I have some animating experiences using Anime Studio (Moho) and LightWave 3D.
My favorite animations are the cut out type.


Hi, my name is Barry (biflower7) and I’m new to your forum–just signed up for an account. I’m a beginner who would like to be able to create animated gifs for my (non-commercial) personal website. I’m trying to get some INFORMATION that will help me decide if the Tumult software application is right for me. It sounds like what I’ve been looking for (outgrown Giphy online), but I need some answers.

I’m running a Mac OS Mojave and my website is not a Word Press but a Wix platform (if that makes any difference). I contacted Tumult support yesterday, asking if I needed to know HTML code, and Danial M. was good enough to get back to me: “You do not need to know HTML to use Tumult Hype, but it is helpful.”

Okay, but how far can I go without needing the “helpful” HTML? At what point? (How much code do you have to know to find it “helpful”?) Does this mean, say, I can create amateur gifs that will suffice for an average personal website, but if I want to get really professional then I need to know code? I’m hope it means this, because I don’t have the time to learn more than the simple standard HTML codes. And if this means that I stay at the level of what is possible with Giphy, then I don’t want to waste my time (and maybe money) learning the application only to find out, after a lot of time spent, that this application isn’t for people–complete novices–like me. I’m looking to create eye-catching gifts for my website, but not the state-of-the-art kind that only a professional could create.

If anyone can help me with this, it would be greatly appreciated.

PS: Can’t decide what my “favorite animated film” is. It’s a toss-up between Yellow Submarine and Aladdin. :wink:

Thank You,

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