Topic: Software for making the stop-motion animation itself only
I am working with Adobe After Effects, but recently I kept hearing that this software in particular is for making compositions only (or just add all sorts of effects on already made mp3/avi clips). So because of that, I want to be more organised in this regard and I want to have a software where I put my frames together and only have a raw animation. After that, I'll put it this "raw animation" into a video editing software where I put the sound effects, background music etc. Please tell me if you know any .
P.S - I know Windows Movie Maker could be good for what I am looking for, but I still want to know what else can I try.