What's the best non-Adobe product for animation design? And where are the best tutorials for that product?

over 5 years ago from , Co-founder & Head of Design at Monarch

I'm interested in learning how to do animation for logos, UI, etc. and am not a big fan of Adobe's pricing model, so would therefore like to avoid After Effects. What are the other most-used tools for animation? And do you know of any good tutorials to help me get started?