Both commercial software and freeware... things I've found to be essential
in my daily work as a director and animator!


The Itty Bitty Animation Timer
©Timothy Albee/Timothy Albee Animation

A fully-functional, web-based, super-small, Animation Timer and Time-Base Converter!


  • In the image to the left, (left)-Click-and-hold on the icon in the center of the applet, to begin timing an event.
  • Release mouse-button to display duration of timed event.
  • Select a numeric value, type new value, and press <ENTER> for manual input, (ie. to change FPS, Duration, or Frame Offset).
  • Choose Format to display in FRAMES, FEET/FRAMES, SMPTE or SECONDS -- the Itty Bitty Animation Timer will convert these timings automatically!