London-based motion design and VFX Studio Mainframe has announced a free public beta of its new motion design software Cavalry. Cavalry promises the user a new procedural application with ambitions to make take on the existing heavy-hitters in the animation, design, creative coding, film, generative art, data visualisation, experiential and advertising industries. To simplify the creation of complex animation it has several preset actions that can be mixed together to automate common tasks quickly. In Cavalry, these are called Behaviours. It features include toolsets for driving animations using external data contained in .csv files of live from Google Sheets, duplication and distribution tools for grids and layouts, animated type tools, GPU acceleration and more. To learn more and join the free beta, visit the Cavalry website.