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GIF For most simple animations, a GIF is a good way to go, especially when the creator is more comfortable making them compared to other methods, the animations don't require much interaction, and the animation doesn't need to have a dynamic width. GIFs can be as detailed as the illustration you linked without needing a bunch of DOM elements. A transparent ...


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I think the animated gifs are a good beneficiary of flat design. If you have a limited number of colours, and you do not use gradients you don't need to use dithered patterns. We are used to see this patterns becouse a lot of people use real video segments as avatars, etc. But in this case you have just some colours, lets say 20 and you have at your ...


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THIS IS A FREE ANIMATED MOCKUP .PSD FILE of a website scroll dow and a menu animation completely edit and animated in photoshop ridiculous easy to edit and play around, you can download the file for free here, i also have a tutorial video of how is easy to edit this freebie.


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When drawing a citcle in Inkscape then this will be its path : To convert this path to Bezier lines just select the object, then choose Path > Object to Path: We can now insert nodes, break paths or whatever there is we need to do (below example was obtained by inserting 3 nodes and deleting the path between two selected nodes):


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I've tried a few, and one of the easiest things I've used was Framer.js. The only thing is that it requires a bit of programming, but then again, you have to learn something with every new software. This is a bit more difficult that invisionapp, but as you can see from the examples page, it's quite flexible, and you can even use the code for the final ...


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You need Photoshop Extended version (or a subscription to Creative Cloud's Photoshop) to get the animation timeline and additional features (stacks, 3D tools, etc.). So basically it's not possible with your current version of Photoshop. See http://prodesigntools.com/whats-the-difference-photoshop-cs6-vs-photoshop-cs6-extended.html for more details about ...


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There's really no such thing as a high-quality gif. The format was developed in the early 1990s and is limited to 256 colours, one of which may be fully transparent. Best you can do is optimize it for the current background colour, and choose fills & blends that do not involve a lot of intermediate shades. If you want a basic spinner / throbber icon ...


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Here is a site that does not require any expertise. http://gif-in-gif.com/ Create your animated perpetually zooming images in .gif format for free online! Load 1 to 5 images, which will follow one by one periodic in animated gif. Each image can be up to 2 MB maximum and width/height can be up to 2000 px maximum. Acceptable formats: .gif, .jpg/jpeg, .png, ...


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Any number of tools could be used, and best is not defined since it depends on what you know how to use. The second example quite clearly says it was done with Processing. You could choose amongst any number of tools at your disposal. Possible tools to use are (this list is not exhaustive by no means): After Effects, the first effect is quite easy to do in ...


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If you look at the pages for each of those examples, you will find clues and/or explanations of the software for the first two. https://dribbble.com/shots/1623679-Open-Close?list=searches&tag=gif&offset=2 = After Effects https://dribbble.com/shots/1696376-Circle-wave?list=shots&sort=popular&timeframe=now&offset=1 = Processing The third ...


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In my experience, when doing static animations (animations that are not intended for any interaction with the user) I found that what best worked for me was animating the illustrations in After Effects and after that exporting the final result to a .GIF file. This makes the animation absolutely browser-friendly and guarantees identical visualisation in any ...


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Your question is an incredibly broad one. The best animation library for your project is dependent on what you're doing in that specific project. The optimal library would be a custom one designed specifically for the project, but of course that doesn't answer your question here. The two best general JavaScript animation libraries in my opinion at the ...


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Open source NodeBox Processing Your browser (serioulsy, you can do this with css and javascript easily) Blender (2d is just a subset of 3D) a NodeBox3 Example A simple example of using NodeBox to make text appear, I had not used NodeBox 3 before so it took me 15-20 minutes to get up to speed (tough i have used shake and nuke which are very similar). ...


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The animation was built in the code itself (js, html, css)


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A PNG Sequence is often used in my experience. Example: <!-- Animation frames are wheel0.png -- wheel5.png files inside the res/drawable/ folder --> <animation-list android:id="@+id/selected" android:oneshot="false"> <item android:drawable="@drawable/wheel0" android:duration="50" /> <item android:drawable="@drawable/wheel1" ...


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If i get you right and the big picture wont animate and get "replaced" on the little screen: it is possible with responsive webdesign. choosing-a-responsive-image-solution and just replace the big image with ur animated gif via media queries on the small screen


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Another option along the lines of invisionapp is https://marvelapp.com/ Basically it can take your static mockups (psd, png, jpeg, etc) from dropbox and turn them into interactive demos including buttons etc. It's pretty sweet and free, check it out.


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Starting from version CS6 you can animate the size of layers in photoshop. Just convert the layer to smart object, and position property will change to transform.


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No and yes, freezing moves space. Thus the numeric values of any child spaces are moved around loosing meaning. To protect users from themselves its not allowed, and it does not make sense. Spaces under children are not affected as long as the child can be resolved, because the child space didnt change. (children are defined in their parents spaces) You can ...


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I can't say if it will do what your examples rendered, but you could download the trial version of Toonboom and give it a try. Different versions are on that page, one of which might fit.


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Wether it does or not really depends on the gear and the motive power. Gears do exhibit vibration due to very high forces, tiny gaps, unevenness, deformation. There are all kinds dynamic occourenses. You can not observe this easily. Gears can also transfer force unevenly but this depends quite much on the configuration. In either case it is a bit hard to ...


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I work personally with synfig to make 2D animations. I've chosen this one over other paid ones because it is Open Source and has an easy learning curve. Here is the web page: http://www.synfig.org/cms/ Here are some animations I've made using synfig: http://www.dreamstime.com/videos-and-animations-colldet22095#res4185687


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GIFs have some limitations: The graininess comes from the fact that animated GIFs have a limited color palette to work with and will use nearest-color substitution for colors that aren't in its saved palette, resulting in grainy and off-color images. Unlike JPEGs, which can have millions of colors, or vector images (which basically match any color you ...


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The reason why a good library for animating text characters themselves does not exist is because all fonts are different. Making a general, programmatic approach to compensate for all fonts is approaching the realm of impossible. In order for something like this to exist, the library would have to analyze each and every character of the given font, ...


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I would say that you'd want an uncompressed video of the animation; typically, those are wrapped in a MOV container.


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You can make a new comp Cmd+N with the screen dimensions, and in the project panel, drag that new comp into your main comp. Then you can make the UI animations within that new comp and they will be updated to your main comp. The new comp size will work sort of like mask in this case. If you've already created/animated the layers in your main comp, you can ...


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Note: I have not tried any of these tools in depth. The closest thing I can find to a full animator for the web is Animatron. It looks like it renders to Canvas, which means it is built on HTML5 and JavaScript. Another similar tool is HTML5Maker. However, if you're just looking to create an online video there are lots of tools including Moovly, GoAnimate, ...


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PDF is traditionally not a standard format for animations. The best you can do is save it as an "interactive" PDF (or whatever Adobe is calling it) and embed flash movies inside the PDF. And the way to do this is select the Adobe PDF (interactive) option from InDesign's Export options. When you move the PDF, include the animation file and keep the path ...


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Pricing should always be a reflection of: Cost of living (how much do you need to earn to live) The actual time spent working on the project Cost of doing business - like your computers, electricity, education and training, office space, etc. Any regulatory/tax costs that you are responsible for Putting it all together you should end up with a good ...


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To Convert the Video File into a Compatible Structure for the Animated GIF File Format Open Photoshop without opening the video file. Go to File > Import > Video Frames to Layers. In the options that appear, make sure the Make Frame Animation checkbox is ticked. At this stage you can also select only a specified range of the video enabling you to ...



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