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Moho is a 2D animation software for digital artists, the software comes jam packed with features like smart bones, smart wrap, physics,  motion tracking and  many other features that makes creating, rigging and animating characters a breeze.

Learning Moho would be an asset for any digital artist working in the advertising industry or for an animation studio, it would also be helpful for teachers to create engaging animations that would assist in the classroom.

The aim of this post is to present and compare between free online sources that beginners can rely on to learn Moho, the sources stated here are full-structured courses that beginners can follow along.

If you just want the bottom line (the road map to learn Moho) and you don’t wish to read the entire article then go to the “Bottom Line” section at the end of the article.

Getting Started with Moho from Scratch

Udemy

Udemy is the first free online outlet where beginners can start learning Moho online through video tutorials, you’ve to register using your email to start the online course.

Structure: The training is divided into 6 video lessons, each video lesson covers one of the major concepts (set of tools) for using Moho.

Interface: the interface is simple, just click on the video lesson to start the course and you can pause and continue at your leisure.

Udemy Video Training for Moho

Now the pros and cons:

Pros

  1. Free.
  2. The training is well-structure and organized for complete beginners.

Cons

  1. The training doesn’t cover every aspect of the software, though it’s worth noting that the course is just an introduction to the software which it succeeds in.

Verdict: This is the best free online outlet where beginners can start learning Moho through video tutorials.

SmithMicro Software

SmithMicro is the company currently developing Moho and it’s the second free online outlet where beginners can start learning Moho through video tutorials, you don’t have to register to have access to the training.

Structure: The featured videos section on the website is divided into 17 video lessons, each video lesson covers a certain aspect of the software.

Interface: The interface is very simple, just click on the video lesson you’re interested in and a window will popup with the video.

SmithMicro Video Training for Moho

Now the pros and cons:

Pros

  1. Free.
  2. The training covers the basics beginners should be familiarized with in order to start using the software.

Cons

  1. The training isn’t well-organized for complete beginners.

Verdict: This is a very good free online outlet where beginners can start learning Moho through video tutorials.

Day of the Indie YouTube Channel

Day of the Indie YouTube Channel is the third free online outlet where beginners can be introduced to Moho through video tutorials.

Structure: These are three video lessons that acts as an introduction to Moho and the available set of tools and capabilities.

Interface: Standard YouTube interface.

DTI Video Training for Moho

Now the pros and cons:

Pros

  1. Free.
  2. The training is well-organized.

Cons

  1. The training doesn’t cover every aspect of the software, though that won’t be a problem for complete beginners.

Verdict: This is a good free online outlet where beginners can start learning Moho through video tutorials.

Incredible Tutorials YouTube Channel

Incredible Tutorials YouTube Channel is the fourth free online outlet where beginners can start learning Moho through video tutorials.

Structure: The training is divided into 7 video lessons, each lesson covers a certain aspect of the software.

Interface: Standard YouTube interface.

Incredible Tutorials Training for Moho

Now the pros and cons:

Pros

  1. Free.
  2. The training covers some of the basics beginners should be familiarized with in order to start using the software.

Cons

  1. The training doesn’t cover every aspect of the software though that won’t be a problem for complete beginners.

Verdict: This is a good free online outlet where beginners can start learning Moho through video tutorials.

Anime Studio Tutor

Anime Studio Tutor is the fifth free online outlet where beginners can start learning Moho through video tutorials, you don’t have to register to have access to the training.

Structure: There are 28 video tutorials, each tutorial is either a webinar or a tutorial that covers a certain tool in Moho.

Interface: The interface is simple, just click on the video lesson you’re interested in and you’ll be directed to the page where the video resides.

Anime Studio Tutor Video Training for Moho

Now the pros and cons:

Pros

  1. Free.

Cons

  1. The training isn’t well organized for complete beginners.

Verdict: This is a good source for a large collection of tutorials that is better suited for existing users who already know the basics.

Bottom Line

The recipe for learning to use Moho:

  1. Udemy is the best outlet for beginners to start learning Moho through video tutorials.

Remember that the first step is always the toughest step, and the aim of this post is to provide you with resources that will help you take your first step in learning to use Moho.