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SAMSON provides a wide variety of animations making it easy to create complex animations, presentations, and movies. Different animations act on different objects - some act on cameras, some act on nodes like structural models, visual models, meshes, and labels.

The animations are split into the following categories:

Learn more in the video tutorial: How to create molecular animations in SAMSON.


In the movie we use the Animation menu which is no longer present in SAMSON. You can access all animations via the Animation panel in the Animator (1) and all presentation actions via the Animator's controls.

  1. Interface > Animator, , : Ctrl+7, : Cmd+7

List of animations available in SAMSON in the alphabetical order:

Please refer to the Presenting page and its Animations section to learn more how to apply them.