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What is the difference between After Effects and Flash/Animate for animation?

Adobe AfterEffects is a composite tool where you put video, image and 3D content to create a final product. To that end there is a large set of tools, plug-ins and scripts such as tracking, effect ...
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What is the difference between After Effects and Flash/Animate for animation?

I was trying After Effects for the same purpose as you for a while then recently I tried Adobe Animate for the same type of animation: My primary problem was the shape tween tool for animate vector ...
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Software for math-based animations

Depends on your needs. First let me point out that a bezier that has both tangent touching the same point is a parabola in many configurations. And making mathematical functions in adobes ...
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Does this fall under 2D Animation or 3D Animation?

Impossible to be definitive. Contact the creator for a definitive answer. To me, it looks like 2D drawings which are then animated. The animation itself consists of simple position tweening. It's not ...
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Cannot create classic Tween in Adobe Animate

As a shot in the dark I erased in areas surrounding the symbol. Then I tried the classic tween again and it worked. So the issue was some microscopic mark that was still there. Answered my own ...
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Do I have to create a nested symbol to use motion tween inside a symbol?

If you want to have a loop animation nested with in a symbol that you can tween on the main stage, you would: A. Make a graphic symbol, then edit its timeline to animate a movie clip with shape tweens....
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How to make a "squared gradient" in Adobe Animate (or Photoshop, XD, or Illustrator)

You could simply apply a gradient to a thick stroke in Illustrator..... Or as a Layer Style stroke set to Shape Burst in Photoshop.... I wouldn't know about XD or Animate.
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What is the difference between After Effects and Flash/Animate for animation?

To me Adobe Animate is like a stripped down version of After Effects. It does do Frame by Frame animation better but you can get programs like Toon Boom or TV Paint to do it much better and they have ...
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Does this fall under 2D Animation or 3D Animation?

Everything shown in your example can be made by moving in a multitrack video editor flat 2D items which are layered. One car is also scaled during its motion, but none of the moving items change it's ...
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What is the best way to export animation from Adobe Animate for WEB?

Not sure about "the best", since that's a very subjective judgement. However you can create HTML5 Canvas animations with Adobe Animate CC. It's mentioned on the Adobe Animate help website: Create and ...
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Whats a good rate of change in frames for starting out in animation with adobe animate?

The most common one I believe is using 24 fps and drawing on 1s 2s or 3s depending on the speed of the object/character. Meaning if you draw a snail and a rabbit you may want to change every frame for ...
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What file type will an animated illustration come in?

Take a look at this: Creating high quality animated backgrounds from Illustrator files The files supplied should be the ones you need, and do not depend only on the software used, but how the ...
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Clone/duplicate object around circular path in Animate cc

There are two ways to handle this in Animate CC. The first way is by adjusting the origin of the symbol, which I prefer. First, align your circle and your symbol. Then double click on the symbol to ...
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How to create a draggable object in adobe animate?

var root = this; var rec = root.rec; createjs.Touch.enable(stage); rec.on("mousedown", function(e) { e.currentTarget.offsetX = stage.mouseX / stage.scaleX - e.currentTarget.x; e....
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Adobe Animate simple tween whale flapping tail

Divide the body of the whale into 3 parts (or more) and use "Bone Tool" to animate. See the tutorials: 1) https://helpx.adobe.com/animate/how-to/bone-tool-animation.html 2) https://helpx.adobe.com/...
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Best tools for Web Animations

There's a far more elaborate answer than this but, in terms of current industry trends and trajectories, I can keep this relatively short. Greensock was quite popular for canvas-based animations ...
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Software for math-based animations

You probably need to review your workflow. An animation program does not need to generate a graph from a formula. The generated graph can be changed in style. You need to define what animation you ...
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New to Adobe Animate. Trying to make a frame by frame explosion. Need help

You have sketched 7 keyframes: each of the separate visual elements of the last five keyframes you've sketched would need to be separate items, and would be scaled and colour shifted between keys - ...
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Source of a 2D vector skeleton?

Search for "skeleton SVG" or "skeleton vector", you should be able to find free sources. Ultimately search in stock images websites, there are plenty of sites where you can buy a vector file for a few ...
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How to make animate line with an arrow in Adobe Animate CC

You might have to animate the parts separately. Sometimes shape tween deforms the objects into undesirable shapes. Do your shape tween with the line, and on a separate layer do a motion tween with ...
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Animate a circle - how to?

For after effects you want to use the effect radial wipe. It does exactly what is at that link. Premiere pro has it as well. Other editing and video programs also have it. You sent your center point ...
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Terrible results with exporting animated gif's in Adobe Animate

It's hard to say anything by looking at one frame. This is like trying to figure the color of an object by observing its shadow. I have my doubts about get any better results with AE. An animated ...
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