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I am looking for character animation library which can be included in my game engine.

I prefer FOSS but, paid is good if it's price is reasonable.

So, far what Ive found is Cal3d.

Can anyone tell, what are the other options?

I am also interested in Havok Animation which comes in the free bundle of Havok. Any thoughts about this one?

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You could try Animadead, but that's about as dead as Cal3d. Assimp is also a possibility if you design your models using some sort of modeling software. There may be better options out there though... This gamedev post may be helpful.

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  • \$\begingroup\$ Assimp looks pretty cool to me. But, I dont get the argument of "using some sort of modeling software". Assimp is able to work with various files. Am i missing something, cause, i find it a complete solution. \$\endgroup\$ – Quazi Irfan Jul 3 '11 at 17:16
  • \$\begingroup\$ Thinking back on it, I'm not sure what I was getting at either. Perhaps, it was just that Assimp's primary focus seems to be model importing rather than character animation, although it clearly does address animation. \$\endgroup\$ – Ryan Jul 3 '11 at 18:03
  • \$\begingroup\$ Yeh, but do you know any engine using Assimp as their animation library? \$\endgroup\$ – Quazi Irfan Jul 4 '11 at 7:09
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Ive also noticed I can use ogre animation code. Though, I wonder how easy/hard its gonna be. But, its also another possibility.

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