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Programatic animation generator [closed]

I am working on video dataset generation, and I was wondering if there was any tool/framework that fulfills the following requirements: Generates simple animations/videos where over a background, ...
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Rendering Photoshop anim. with transparent background results in “missing codec” (invalid file)

I'm trying to export a Photoshop animation and can get the file with a black background but cannot export it without a background without the getting this Any help? (I did the proper exporting ...
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Parabolic curve with straight lines to create a self-contained shape

Honestly I don't know if this is more of a maths question than a design one, but: I have been asked to redraw this shape: ...so that it can be animated. The animation part is no problem, but I'm a ...
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3D stereoscopic rotation effect from image(s)

I am trying to reproduce a certain 3D rotational animation effect, where an image appears 3D and is rotated back and forth slightly. I think it is achievable using a pair of stereoscopic images as the ...
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Pinning Feet Not Working: Adobe Character Animator

I've created a character, and I spent a great deal of time (a couple hours) working on him. After importing him into Adobe Ch Animator as a puppet, I try and pin his feet down with the pinning tool so ...
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Adobe photoshop keeps automatically applying changes to all frames

I am working in motion mode in Adobe Photoshop v22.3.1 (2021 version). I have a bat wing in one layer, and I add another layer. When I move the bat wing in the second layer, the position is ...
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What can I do to extract images from a video and what software can I use to edit them?

What can I do to extract image frames from a video? Why is this so complicated? I want to extract the images of a video frame by frame cause I want to edit each one of them like how I edit an image in ...
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What animation tool is best for teachers for 2D animations?

I am an online teacher who often have to explain the concepts which are best understood with 2D animations like these : https://youtu.be/u1DYs2I-_lU?t=134 I learnt AfterEffects because that was the ...
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How can I create floating objects animation

How can I make these kind of animation? Like in this project by Pentagram studio. https://www.pentagram.com/work/unesco-futures-literacy-summit Or this https://bangbangeducation.ru/ Is it AE, Cinema ...
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Is there a name for the style clash of moving objects from the background in cartoons?

You know how you could always tell which elements in a scene of Road Runner was part of the Coyote's trap? Or how characters have a much simpler art style from the rest of the background? I ...
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Most productive workflow to create animated display ads

I am currently working on over a dozen display ads using Google Web Designer. I use the Static template and animate within GWD to export as a mix of SVG and HTML files that comply with Google's ...
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AfterEffect. Arrow with stationary origin, moving head

need help animating an arched arrow in adobe after effect. Here is an animation “draft” of what type of movement i need to create: or you can download a video here. animation draft That is: The ...
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gimp exported animation not working

There are 12 layers all GIF, same dimensions, with declared delay times. It runs as an animation inside GIMP using the filter animation tool. On exporting as an animated GIF, all I get is a GIF file ...
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What file type will an animated illustration come in?

I am an iOS mobile app developer, and I am looking to hire someone to create an animated illustration similar to this image hosted on Dribble. My question is, what file type(s) will the graphic ...
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Tool for creating animated timeline Infographic?

I'm looking for a tool to create an Infographic-like timeline (historical, like in the picture below), but I need it also to be animated by auto-scrolling from beginning to end of timeline either ...
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how to convert animation to gif unity?

I have made animations in Unity2d And I would like to export them as GIF files to attach to my portfolio and I cannot find a proper way to do that. I appreciate your help. Thanks
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UI animation easing curve and time

I am designing some UI animations for desktop program. I read some articles about animation (as I never did this before) and I have an idea on what and how. But one thing is I can not figure it out. ...
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Image Sequence to Movie - How to Get Desired Frame Rate (QT)?

I rendered 250 png images for an animation. In QuickTime (10.5), I open these images as an Image Sequence and set the frame rate to 24 per second. This should give me a movie of around 10 seconds. I ...
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Use clipping mask to fill transparent shape in photoshop

I have a rectangle in photoshop that is transparent with a black outline, and I'd like to make a frame-by-frame animation of the rectangle filling with red. I know there are a few ways to do this but ...
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Applying an opaque background to 205 frames?

Okay so sorry about the title I had no idea how to word it. Heres what I'm doing. I'm taking a video, and sketching over it frame by frame. In this instance its a little rat running across the screen. ...
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Is it possible to automatically export many subsequent frames in inkscape?

I am using inkscape to make a small series of scenes and then am stitching them together using R. I was wondering if there is a way to track movement and automatically export many frames from inkscape?...
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Can I make a Procreate time-lapse with linear time (i.e. time is “to scale”)?

I'd like to draw an illustration in Procreate for iPad, and then export a time-lapse using the time-lapse feature. However, the time mapping is important: I'm drawing elements based on a video, and I ...
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Move to another slide in animation and on return start animation from the point where it stopped

I have a Main slide that has flow chart with boxes, lets say: A -> B -> C -> D In this flow chart each box i.e. A, B, C and D has animation on it that appear on a mouse click one after the ...
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Creating gif with transparent background (used as loading animation)

As my title says my goal is to create a gif with a transparent background. I've created an animation within After Effects. Because there is no possibility to export as a gif with that kind of ...
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How to move individual layers using onion skin when rotoscoping with video layers in photoshop?

I am using a video layer to animate frame-by-frame over a video. Because the video shifts over a little, the rotoscope is not a perfect loop, so I would like to move the shifting frames over one-by-...
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AfterEffects - control audio spectrum with precision?

Alright, perhaps I shouldnt be using an Audio Spectrum for this effect but this was the only way I knew how to achieve this circular, extended line animation: This was achieved with: This distorts ...
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Animate easy editable text reveal with same speed

i want to make a "bot"-like text reveal and i am currently using the scale animator with this expression in the transform > position value: pLine=sourceRectAtTime(time).height; scaler=...
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Create an infinitely zooming image

I found a website that almost does what I want gif-in-gif.com , but you can't adjust very much on the website. I created a gif on it, but I want the zoom to happen on the eye of the baby, I want the ...
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After Effects Layer Properties Interaction

Just new here :) I want to be able to do 2(-ish) things on my layers on After Effects. (Layer 1 = l1; Layer 2 = L2; Blur amount = BA) Increase L2’s BA whenever I increase L1’s BA. (Or the opposite, ...
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What may cause this illusion?

Starting from 1:33, sometimes, I feel like the sticks that holds the balls hit the ring. It's an optical illusion because I saw the animation from different views (like top-view, left, right,...etc.), ...
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Add an Existing Animated GIF into a Still Image Without Losing the Animation

Using gimp, I'd like to insert an animate gif into another still image without losing the animation. Is there an easy way to accomplish this in GIMP? I was able to drag the animated image's layer-...
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A software to create 3D animations [closed]

Could someone please suggest which software is used to create these 3D animations: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qSWm_nprfqE Thanks
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Krita timeline constantly copying

I was recently made aware you can animate in Krita, and got excited about it, since I've been drawing in Krita for months now. I was doing some test animation but quickly ran into a problem. I set the ...
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Place already made svg animated icons from a site to my Sketch file

I wish to integrate svg animated weather icons from https://www.amcharts.com/free-animated-svg-weather-icons/ into my high fidelity wireframes in Sketch. How can this be accomplished?
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PS 2020 - perform same keyframed transformation on multiple objects?

I want to animate a logo in Photoshop where I have like 50 triangles. I want these triangles to grow to their full size from 0 in a second, but each should start growing at a different time (in a ...
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Black screen when importing video as embedded Adobe Animate

I followed the process from Alan Becker of importing a video to be animated on. I went to File / Import / Import Video, I import my Flv file, choose Embed FLV in SWF, choose embedded video and ...
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GIMP GAP - exporting frame sequence as .png with transparency

I can't find anywhere how to save my frames as .png sequence with alpha channel. Frames are semitransparent grey. I need it because then I want to convert them into .webp animation with another tool. ...
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Shape fill won't change and won't show in layers After Effects

I'm having an issue where my shape fill won't change, nor will it appear in my timeline>? Not too sure what's going on? Any help would be amazing :) Thanks! Kristian
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How can I change the shape of a stroke? (after effects)

I have created a happy face with the mouth being made out of a single line of stroke. How can I change the shape of it to change into a sad face?
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Best workflow for both google HTML5 banner ads and animated GIFs

We have recurrent product campaigns and we are moving on to HTML5 banner ads from just plain GIFs but we are still keeping both formats as some of our target audience is on old systems. I am looking ...
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Issue with Combining 2 Gifs in Gimp

So I am trying to combine 2 gifs in gimp but my issue is that when editing and exporting both gifs separately they are fine, but when I try to be put them together and exported as 1 then It has issues ...
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Use Inkscape project in an animation app

I have a few .svg files from Inkscape that I would like to animate. However, I am not aware of a simple-to-use software that would let me paste it in its app and move my vectors in it to create the ...
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Creating GIF Animation For Web to Animate Memory Management / Data Addressing in Computers

I need to create a GIF animation for my blog which will explain the memory management and data addressing of a computer w.r.t a clock. Let's say, I have a digital clock signal with a frequency of 1 Hz ...
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Difference in style between foreground and background objects in 2D animation?

this seemed like the best place to get an answer. In some 2D animation, the "active" objects - those that move during the scene, or will be interacted with somehow - have a distinct style compared to ...
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Free and easy to use tool for easy 2d animations [closed]

I would like to make easy 2d animations and I am looking for an easy tool for this purpose. The animations I intend to do are quite simple (e.g. exchanging messages between different computers, rotate ...
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Edited GIF slower than original

I've imported the GIF, edited some layers, and now when I save it for web, it's considerably slower. Original GIF vs Edited GIF Why is this happening, or rather, how can I prevent it?
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Cyborg texturing in Cinema 4d [closed]

I'm doing project about Cyborgs and I saw this animation in instagram. How do you think This texture is applied and the movement of texture is made? https://www.instagram.com/p/BVskoXTAkCC/?...
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How was this particle path effect done?

Im trying to emulate https://dribbble.com/shots/7444078-Drip-Drop-Dribbble It looks like some kind of unwind path action, with 2d particles. Ive looked at particle tutorials specifically but wanted ...
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Removing a glowing Artifact from a series of 200-300 photos (Animation)

So I've created a series of photos with Blender tying together into an animation but there's a glowing ring artifact in approximately 200 images that I would like to get rid of. Is there any way to ...
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When I edit an equation, it removes all animations from that slide. Is this an option or a bug? Is it possible to change this?

It's pretty straightforward. I've recently started teaching a large course (190 students), and this has forced me to teach using PowerPoint instead of a white board. The biggest issue I've faced with ...

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