G'day from Brisbane, Australia!

G’day from Brissie !

I’m just trying to find a truly free (because it won;t get too much use) animation product - wioth no watermarks.

Unsure if synfig is right for me as yet.

Also looking at:
Pencil2D Animation

so am very interested in people who’ve tried these and your thoughts.

Cheer all

Both are good. If you mostly want to do frame by frame animation (draw every frame of animation) then I say use one of those two. If you want to do cut-out type animation then Synfig is right for you.