Flipnote Studio™

Flipnote Hatena Service Ended May 31, 2013. See details >

Become a master animator on the go, right from your Nintendo DSi™ system! No matter what your artistic experience, Flipnote Studio™ makes it easy to create, upload, and share your own animations with friends near and far. Downloadable from the Nintendo DSi Shop, this application lets anyone have fun with Flipnotes! Play Video
Create your own Flipnotes that you can take anywhere with your Nintendo DSi
Add sound effects with the Nintendo DSi Sound application
Use photos from the Nintendo DSi Camera photo album in your animations
Send your Flipnotes to a friend's Nintendo DSi system for them to see
Become a registered user of the Flipnote Hatena website at http://flipnote.hatena.com where you can upload* your Flipnotes for everyone to enjoy *Note: to upload content to the Hatena website you must have wireless broadband access and become a registered member of Hatena's website support
Feature Animation by Aardman Studios
The studio that brought you Wallace & Gromit now brings you a special holiday wish animation. watch

How to Get Flipnote Studio

Find the Nintendo DSi Shop icon from your Nintendo DSi Menu, and tap it.
Once inside the Nintendo DSi Shop, tap "DSiWare," then tap "FREE" applications. You will find Flipnote Studio there, available to download at no cost.
Tap "Download." Once the download is completed, return to the Nintendo DSi Menu. Tap the gift box icon that appears, and get ready to start animating!