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Presentation Software that can do Box Aggregation of sorts? [closed]

Is there any easy to use software that can animate the following. I essentially need to be left with unique boxes (box aggregation). So from, duplicated boxes to, unique boxes I want to use an ...
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Where to get Chibi Maker with complete customizable movement?

I found out that Chibi Character Maker online is the best tool i ever known. Such as these list: 1) ChibiMaker 2) GamesGames But none of them are making the chibi character has a movement, such as ...
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Convert Spriter animation file to Synfig

Having a Spriter Configuration XML (.scml) file, how can it be imported / converted into a Synfig animation?
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Save the animation process of a character for another character

You need to develop similar characters (clones of a starting one) behaving in the same way (idle, running, falling, etc.), but do not want to animate each one independently. Is there a way to animate ...
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Job title of a person who does web animation

Does anyone know the job title for a person who develop websites just front-end but is heavily involved with creating animations, WebGL and all moving elements? I know it wouldn't be just a front-end ...
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How do I export text as paths in Photoshop?

I have a logo that is made simply by mixing two different fonts with custom settings (the image in the center is actually big G in Webdings): I want to export my logo as an svg (paths). Unfortunately ...
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Is there a way to advance to the next slide after animation in Keynote?

I've set up an animation that uses move. For some reason, Keynote doesn't let you do a build out with just "move" so I used regular animations instead of build-out effects. Once my animations play, ...
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Create lasers beams in Lumion

I'm trying to create laser beams in Lumion. I tried to create a standard material with emissive option, but it wont create the right effect- it doesn't look like a laser beam, and it won't cast light ...
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Online tool without login to create animated GIF

This request is addressed to all users in order to create animated gifs that can be placed on one of the stackexchange sites (I use a lot of TeX.SE.) when I would like to better explain a question or ...
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Reusing 2d animation

I designed a robot sprite and I have to make an idle animation, it's easy but the problem is that I need to reuse that idle animation with some other sprite, I've asked to my animation teacher and ...
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copy animation setup from one slide to an entire presentation

I've inherited from a colleague a huge slide deck, but he doesn't use animation on any slides. I'd like to do a one-click conversion of the slide deck to incorporate a very simple animation scheme. ...
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How do I improve the bottom part of this horse walk cycle animation?

So this is a horse walk cycle for a videogame that looks incredibly stiff and mechanical. I know the whole body should engage in the action, but I'd prefer to get the legs right first. Any help would ...
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Add motion to multiple layers in Photoshop

I have created a painting with too many layers in Photoshop. I'd like to add motion to it and make a simple animation using Photoshop timeline. Is it possible to add a motion one time and extend it to ...
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How to stabilize series of jpgs for animated gif?

There is this series of jpegs that I want to turn into an animated gif. That's easy enough, but the subject jumps around as the people in the image shift. How can I stabilize the subjects? I know ...
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How is a “wipe effect” intellectually accomplished, animated DIRECTIONAL fade-in from left to right

I don't understand what a "wipe effect" or DIRECTIONAL fade in is "intellectually." To provide some context, here is my graphics environment: Layer 3: if needed, I can use too (please note the ...
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Static web design = Photoshop, animated web design =? [closed]

I'm a project manager and I want to hire people to design a new website. For typical websites without animation, I hire Photoshop specialists and receive deliverables as .psd. But this time I'm ...
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Can anyone suggest a program I can use to make a simple animation?

Apologies if this question has been asked before. But can anyone suggest a program I can use to make a simple animation? I’m trying to make an animation similar to the following: https://www.youtube....
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Need tips on creativity and inspiration [closed]

I am getting into motion graphics, video editing, some 2d and 3d, compositing (the whole vfx pack). I am getting good at handling the software I am using, and have completed a bunch of tutorials and ...
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Confusion about stroke and fill for SVG path animations?

I'm trying to replicate this SVG animation: Codepen-original but with my SVG logo. Here is the same codepen with my SVG logo: Codepen-with-my-SVG. I'm new to dealing SVG's and started learning and ...
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How to create color palette to avoid dithering in GIF?

I create a GIF in FFmpeg using a custom color palette. Since custom color palette significantly reduces the size of the GIF I want to keep it as restricted as possible. The GIF I'm trying to convert ...
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What's beneficial about temporal auto Bezier keyframes over continuous Bezier keyframes?

From what understand, a temporal auto Bezier keyframe automatically re-adjusts both of its direction handles whenever a neighboring keyframe is moved somehow and the influences of both of its incoming ...
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3D Perspective moving background

I'm trying to recreate a piece of animation from Adventure Time. In the episode "Three Buckets", Fern, disguised as Finn, walks home carrying flowers. The grass he's walking on is clearly several ...
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How to access objects from a SVG image in Tupi

Given a SVG image file imported to a Tupi project, is it possible to edit the objects that this image contains (change their position, color, etc)?
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Given two points on a curve, how can I calculate rotation degree of the curve to get from one point to another?

Given the image below, I am trying to find the degrees I need to rotate the curve itself, to get A (x1, y1) to point B (x2, y2). I need this rotation to animate a circle along a path for the web (...
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What software/tools was used for this [closed]

https://dogstudio.co Saw this on awwwwards today, and was blown away was just curious what tools/software could have been used to create an interactive background like that.
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Kings and Generals technology [closed]

I'd like to make videos similar to a Youtube channel named Kings and Generals. Most of effects needed are object animation on a map. If possible, there is a preference for Open Source software, for ...
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Animated GIF transparency waves In Photoshop [duplicate]

I created an animated outer glow around a shape like shown below: But when I save it the outer glow shape changes to dotted instead of clear glow.
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Aftereffects: How to create easing with Mask path changes?

Alright I have a growing pill shape in AE that one frame where the width is very small, final frame has width pretty big. Just 2 frames. I set keyframe interp to bezier, but Im getting a pretty ...
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Chocolate Fluid animation In After Effects

Basically i'm designing one candy themed game and i chose cheese plus chocolate theme as you can see in below image and upon dragging chocolate [fluid properties] it should flow downside like ...
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Is there possibility to export from Toon Boom Animation Harmony 16 Pro to json?

I'm a developer and we want to create an animated hero for one-to-one video chat and this here will be like the third participant. We want to get along only with css animation in extreme case start ...
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Set origin and rotation on a path with SVG's animateMotion

I'd like to apply a rotation on a path animated with SVG's animateMotion tag. Here's where I'm stuck at, my aim was to repeat the animated circle on the other three lines. It seems that transform-...
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Preventing SVG's animateMotion tag from resetting

I'd need the SVG-equivalent of CSS' animation-fill-mode:forwards;. Is there something that can help? Thanks!
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Creating high quality animated backgrounds from Illustrator files

I have some artwork in illustrator that I would like to animate and get a gif. Say I have a background pattern and I want to randomly move the elements inside to get a natural look of particles ...
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How to make a “storyboard” for motion graphics / abstract videos?

I'm wondering if there is any common "storyboarding" approach for motion graphics videos, that are rather "design-based" instead of being a story. For example - I'd like to create animation for a ...
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Crazy values on morph targets in unreal engine 4 [closed]

Oy I'm doing some animations in Maya 2019 and I have some issues once exporter in Unreal Engine 4.20. For exporting I use the File > Game Exporter menu. (Any other export workflow I tried so far ...
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Draw frame by frame or use symbols in Adobe Animate

I'm a total beginner at animation. I'm about to start a project in Adobe Animate that will have two characters fighting. From what I've seen, a lot of people use symbols to break apart characters and ...
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What is the name of this effect? How is it achieved?

I was told that this was created using a single image though it looks like two images. How is it possible to create an effect like this? Posted by Sammy Rawal on Instagram
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GIMP Animation: How to merge a layer on top of all other layers?

I am creating gif banner animations with GIMP and I have a product animation ready. How could I apply a layer on top of all layers of the animation? The layer would have some image and some text, if ...
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How does Gifmaker.org remove white halo on transparent GIFs? [duplicate]

When I try to export with Photoshop or use other online GIF makers, they always end up with the ugly white halo. What makes Gifmaker.org so different, and how can I replicate it in Photoshop or Adobe ...
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Automate layer comment insertion for animations?

I am reading this tutorial on how to create GIF animations in GIMP. https://www.gimp.org/tutorials/Simple_Animations/ The tutorial says, In GIMP you specify the delay as a layer comment. Just ...
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2D illustration to animate into 3D gif? [closed]

How can I create any 2D animation to do this type of animation? What programs can I use? I am looking to make a flat, circular-bound illustration into a 3D coin (with a different back) and rotate ...
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Best Practice for variation with animated type [closed]

I am a designer that does not work with much motion graphics. Since I am at a startup I wear many hats. I have created a 30 second animation for our company that explains our product. The type ...
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What is the best Adobe program to make an animated logo?

I already have the idea in my head but I'm not sure how to execute. I have a couple of years experience with Illustrator and have designed several "stop action" artboards but I know there has to be a ...
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How to make a HD Gif? [duplicate]

I'm trying to make a Gif with Photoshop,its looking very dotty pixelated.Need some help to make it look smooth especially with gradient.
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Prototype with Principle: Before/after masking effect on drag

Has anyone tried to do something similar with Principle (animation tool)? images need to cover/uncover with masking effect animation works on drag Example: https://www.iesede.com/ Is that even ...
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Slightly blurry vintage/VHS effect

I don't know what to call this effect, but I am in love with the look of this: https://vimeo.com/280574752 music video. Can anybody help me figure out how this effect might be created? I can almost ...
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Is it possible to interpolate between two different master fonts?

I know that it is possible to interpolate between different masters of one font but is it somehow possible to interpolate between two different fonts? Lets say Times and Helvetica? It is for ...
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Interpolate an entire layer's animation in Krita

I'm wondering if it's possible to interpolate a layer's position in the Krita graphics editing and animation tool. Let’s say I have a picture in position A at frame 1. I want this picture to move ...
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Essential graphic | After effect cs6

I use after effect cs6 and would like to save an animation in the essential graphic panel. Would there be a way to do it or the essential graphic option is new ?
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How to achieve this effect with a starting image with no alpha channel?

I'm trying to emulate this visual effect, found in a videogame (can't attach animations, please use the link): https://gfycat.com/LegitimateRepentantBordercollie Browsing the videogame files, I've ...