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“It’s kind of like Sketch meets After Effects”
– A designer
Visually drag and drop layers to build complex interfaces on a WYSIWYG canvas. Add animations and tune them with the integrated timeline.
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“It’s kind of like PaintCode but for Core Animation”
– A developer
News and Updates
2.1.1 – MacOS Bug Fixes
An update to Kite is now available with fixes for bugs in the latest version of macOS.Read More →
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Just a few examples of what you can create with Kite Compositor. You can explore all of these example documents and more from within the template chooser of the app.
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Kite is full of amazing tools and features to help you bring user interfaces to life quickly. See all features ›
The integrated smart timeline allows you to drag and edit animation durations and keyframes.
Snap animation start and end times together for a precise, hand-tuned feel.
A robust and powerful object inspector allows you to edit all of your layers’ properties in just a few clicks.
Set colors, adjust animation curves, add Core Image filters – all at the click of a mouse.
Drag and drop layers and animations from the library to build your interface visually.
Save reuseable layer hierarchies into your library for easy component reuse.
e.g. “My Button”
Design on Mac → View on iOS
Are you ready to get a sense of how your designs feel on an actual iOS device? Download the native companion app, Kite Compositor for iOS.
Generate Native Core Animation Code
Generate zero-dependency Swift or Objective-C code for your animation
Code compatible for both iOS and Mac
No more guessing how fast something should move, how large it should grow, or how to ease between keyframes
Built on Core Animation
Kite was built from the ground up for Mac using macOS's native Core Animation technology.
Core Animation is one of the key underpinning graphics technologies on Mac and iOS that produces stunning animations at high framerates.