Install OpenToonz Animation Maker 2D App on Ubuntu 22.04

OpenToonz is a freeware and open-source application used for the creation of 2D animation. The software can be used both for personal and commercial purposes. OpenToonz software is specially designed for the animations of cartoons. You can now build different types of animations as a result of the recent upgrade. Its interface is very simple and easy to understand, and comes with lots of additional plugins which will help you to save your time and help you to focus on the creation of animations more efficiently.

How to Install OpenToonz Animation Maker 2D App on Ubuntu 22.04?

We will install it by using the two methods:

  • Using Snap
  • Using GUI

Method 1: Install OpenToonz on Ubuntu 22.04 Using Snap

Snaps are packages of an app and its dependencies that run on many Linux distributions without modification.

Step 1: Update System Packages

Run the following command in the Terminal to update the system packages once you have opened the Terminal by pressing “CTRL+Alt+T” first:

sudo apt update

The apt packages are updated now to the latest version.

Step 2: Install Snap Utility

Install Snap utility on Ubuntu by executing the command below:

sudo apt install snapd

You have successfully installed Snap.

Step 3: Install OpenToonz

Install OpenToonz by executing the below in the Terminal:

sudo snap install opentoonz

Method 2: Install OpenToonz on Ubuntu 22.04 Using GUI

GUI is a Graphical User Interface is an interface in which a user interacts with the system by its interface.

Step 1: Open Software Center

Click on “Software Center” icon to launch it, as shown in the picture below:

Step 2: Type and search “OpenToonz”

Type “OpenToonz” in the search bar and search it, and then OpenToonz icon will appear open it:

Step 3: Install OpenToonz

Click on “Install” button to install OpenToonz on Ubuntu 22.04

Enter password to proceed installation

OpenToonz is successfully installed.

How to Launch OpenToonz on Ubuntu 22.04?

Click on “Start Menu” button, and type “OpenToonz” in the search bar, and then OpenToonz icon will just click and open it:

OpenToonz has been launched.

How to Uninstall OpenToonz from Ubuntu 22.04?

As we have installed OpenToonz using two different methods so we will need to remove it by using two different methods which are:

  • Snap method
  • GUI method

Method 1: How to Uninstall OpenToonz from Ubuntu 22.04 Using Snap?

The uninstallation of OpenToonz can be done by the following way:

sudo snap remove opentoonz

After the above procedure the OpenToonz software is removed.

Method 2: How to Uninstall OpenToonz from Ubuntu 22.04 Using GUI?

To remove OpenToonz, open “Software Center” and click on red bin icon to remove it:

The OpenToonz program has been uninstalled.


OpenToonz is a 2D animation creator software. It is also used to create any type of animation. We can install the OpenToonz animation maker 2D app on Ubuntu by using two methods one is by using snap method and the other method is by using the GUI method.