I’m a beginner and I would like to create simple clean yet professional animations like “Dumb Ways to Die” (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IJNR2EpS0jw)
I would like to use Bones Tool to animate instead of drawing frame by frame animations.
Should I get TB Studio or TB Animate?
Given that you are a beginner and would like to create something stylistically similar to this video, I think TB Studio would be a better choice than Animate. However, I should also mention that you should check out Anime Studio if you haven’t done so already. It’s a lot easier for a beginner to get quick results with, especially if you want to use bones and do not want to draw frame by frame animations. I have both Animate and Anime Studio and as I watched the video I kept thinking that it looked like it was created in Anime Studio, or would be very easy to create in Anime Studio with its bone tools.