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Disable OS X Enter Full Screen animation

Most applications have a hotkey for entering full-screen in OS X with CmdCtrlF, for others I created a keyboard shortcut for Enter Full Screen and Exit Full Screen in system preferences. But the 3.0 ...
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Are there programs to create and edit SVG animations?

Looks like there is a standard open format for vector animation: SVG. How to create and edit such files? I expect something like Blender with keyframes and curve editor. Inkscape does not seem to ...
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How to disable slow motion effect in Mac OS X (shift key)?

Mac OS X has a fantastic feature that enables you to play window effects in slow motion by holding down the Shift key while playing the animation (like minimize, maximize, Exposé, etc...) As a matter ...
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Convert animated SVG to movie

I have an animated SVG and would like to turn it into a movie (a series of pictures would also do). The animation plays in webkit browsers (Safari, Chrome) and in Batik's squiggle). I tried capturing ...
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How do I animate only one word in a row?

I have a list of bullet points in my slide. In each row, I'd like to animate one word only, to give the word emphasis. But I see I can only animate a whole row. Is there any way to animate a ...
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Powerpoint: animation to build a table, one row at a time

I've got a slide in PowerPoint 2007 containing a table with several rows. I'd like to build this slide one row at a time (so that the audience doesn't see each row until I'm ready to talk about it). ...
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How do I disable animations in Preview in Lion?

For example, open up a pdf and set view to two pages and hit arrow key up/down. Is there a way to get rid of the animation? Preview feels really snappy and fast, and to have animations like that just ...
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Pausing a .gif animation in Google Chrome

Is it possible to "pause" an animated gif file in Google Chrome? If so, how do I do it? I've tried Esc without luck. I'm aware that other browsers can do this using the Esc key I thought I saw a ...
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Export frames of animation separately

I'm working with lots of Photoshop animations provided to me by a designer. Each one is made of six frames, and I need to export each frame so that they have the titles (say): left*.png, where * is ...
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Create a PDF from PowerPoint with animations

I have PowerPoint slides with visual effects on them, so each line appears after clicking on the screen in the presentation. When I convert them to PDF the slides are mostly empty and only some titles ...
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Free animation software? (replacement for Flash MX)

a few years ago, I use to love to make animations with Flash MX. Well, now I have the itch to make some animations but I no longer use Windows(now use OpenBSD) and also I've lost my copy of Flash ...
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What are my options for free .GIF animation software?

In the past, I have dabbled in sprite-based animations. For instance: However, that time was about 8 years and several computers ago, and I no longer have the animation software I used to fabricate ...
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How can I animate a PowerPoint diagram? [duplicate]

I'm trying to animate a sequence diagram within a PowerPoint presentation. The idea is to animate the flow of data between the various actors of the sequence to explain how a software integrates with ...
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Looking for temporal upsampling / motion interpolation software

I'm looking for something (prereably FOSS software) which can take an animation with N images as input, and which will output an animation with M frames, where M is in the range 2N to 5N or so. I ...
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Convert a series of PNGs to an animated gif or video file

I have a series of PNG image files that I want to convert into animation. What is the best way to convert them into a GIF? Also I have tried various tools to convert them into a video file (like ...
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Video editing software with 2D drawing/animation support?

I think I'm looking for video editing software that has some sort of 2D drawing/animation support. For example try to imagine a video capture of a busy road from the sky and wanting to tell your ...
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How can I animate a series of png files in ubuntu 10.04?

I have a folder frames of alphabetically ordered .png files. I'm trying to animate them somehow from the command line. Is there a quick command to make a movie from these files? I'd appreciate any ...
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PowerPoint: only show the objects belonging to a particular animation step

I am trying to create an animation (in PowerPoint 2010) where I show one chart with some data, and I do some annotations on the chart itself (to highlight several parts of it). If I want to put many ...
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Permanent solution to Win XP SP3 window animation removal

May I know how I can get rid of the Window Animation (seen when you minimise or maximise a window) in Windows XP Service Pack 3 Permanently‎? I have tried the following two solutions: I went to the ...
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2D Animation for Mac

What software do you guys recommend for 2D animation, cartoon like, on the Mac. Please suggest something that do not requires a PhD in astrophysics to be able to use. If free, better.
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powerpoint: how to manage overlapping images for a custom animation

I have made some images perfectly overlapped in a slide. Now I have to build a custom animation that makes one of them at a time appearing and disappearing according to a complicated sequence. ...
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How do I disable the fade out/fade in effect when unlocking a Windows 7 workstation? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible to remove the fade effect between login? When I press Win+L, the “Locked” screen (with the password prompt) appears immediately. That’s nice, but not ...
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Animated wallpapers for Windows 7?

Is it possible to have an animated wallpaper for a Windows 7 64 bit computer?
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Powerpoint: a slide that counts to 2010

I want a slide in powerpoint that shows the number 0 and when I click a button the number increases by one one until 2010. It should take 4 to 6 seconds. How can I do that?
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Displaying a sequence of images in Linux

I'm generating a sequence of images saved as .PNG files on disk, labelled say plot001.png, plot002.png, plot003.png. These are actually saved plots from Octave, a scientific data ...
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How to make interesting movies for online teaching? [closed]

I am fascinated by this movie about string theory. What kind of software did they use to create the animations? What would you suggest to create similar movies ?
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Start multiple animation sequences simultaneously in PowerPoint

I'm using PowerPoint 2010 and trying to create an animation. In one of my slides, I've different objects with different paths. I'm trying to run all of them at once (not one after another). I know ...
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How to take a CSS animation from a browser, and export a GIF of it?

I have the following CSS3 Animation going on: http://dabblet.com/gist/2884702. It's basically a simulation of a mirror rotating on its x-axis. Now, I wish to present that in a PowerPoint ...
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Animate Excel Chart

I'm preparing for an Ignite talk and need to figure out how to animate an Excel chart, which will eventually go inside a PowerPoint. I would like to animate the following into a single chart/slide. ...
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3D Modeling Program That Exports 3DS Animation

I am looking for a list of 3D modeling programs(preferably open source) that supports exports of animations in the 3DS file format. I have tried Blender, but it does not seem to support this ...
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1answer
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PowerPoint for Mac: only show a particular animation step during editing

I have a PowerPoint slide, half of which steps through several labelled pictures using animation (one exits as the other enters). (The other half stays unchanged.) When I edit this slide, all the ...
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2answers
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Powerpoint Action Settings

In a PowerPoint presentation, how do I make an object (say a rectangle or a circle) to disappear when I click on it? I have more than one such objects in my presentation and I have a picture behind ...
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How to print PowerPoint 2010 slides after animation? [duplicate]

I have an animation on a couple of slides in my PowerPoint 2010 presentation. I would like to print the slides in the "post-animation form" (i.e. in the state the slide finishes when the animation is ...
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Pictures overlapping during animation. Any ideas how to fix?

I'm making a Powerpoint slideshow, and I wanted to make an effect of pictures spinning and growing, and overlapping each other. The problem is the first picture will cover the second picture instead ...
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How to disable the animation when activating fast user switching in OS X Lion?

I really loathe the cube animation when using fast user switching. Is there a way to disable it?
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Animated file explorer for windows xp

Is there any tool to view windows[xp] file explorer with animation?
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How to stretch autoshape during animation in Powerpoint 2010?

I know how to use a custom animation on an autoshape to move it from one part of the screen to the other but what I'm after is that the it animates to the left while the right side of the rectangle ...
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Is there a way to change the default animation speed in PowerPoint?

I do a lot of PowerPoint (2007) presentations, and some of those involve some rather complex diagrams that I like to build step by step, using PowerPoint's animation feature. I prefer using the ...
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Video/Animated GIF advanced frame editor?

What sort of application could I use for example if I had a 5 minute video or an animated GIF with 50 frames, and I wanted to basically Photoshop replace an object, say a person's head, with another ...
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Traditional animation software

I'm creating an animation by drawing each frame (thanks to Onion Skinning). Do you know if there is a Mac app which can help me compose the video by importing images as frames? I do not want to use a ...
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How to convert single images into a video with blending transition?

I would like to convert a series of webcam images into an animation/film/movie/video. Because there is a lot of motion between images, I want a fading/blending transition between images. Many Windows ...
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How to record a macro in PowerPoint 2007

I want to create a following macro in PowerPoint 2007: Add specific animation to selected object, pressing hotkey. I already enabled Developer page, but I can't find how to record my actions and ...
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How can I create an MNG file out of PNGs?

I am really struggling to find compatible software that will allow me to animate PNG files. The GIMP plugin crashes my GIMP. Nothing else supports it. Is there any way I can easily put together the ...
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FFMPEG for animation of image files outputs all-black video

I am trying to create an animation of a few images ("f_01.png", "f_02.png", ..., "f_08.png") that are each a different solid colour, but it always outputs a video entirely made up of black frames. ...
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Powerpoint: control image sequence with a slider

I have an image sequence (10 images) that step by step visualize the construction of something. I'd like to include these images into my powerpoint presentation in such a way that i can step between ...
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Cleaning tracked keyframes in After Effects

I'm new to After Effects and played with Mocha for After Effects a bit (which is very easy to pick up) and was wondering: If I have a bunch of dense set of keyframes as a result of tracking, is ...
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What programs to use for Animated Cartoon Video

I want to make a video similar to this one, which includes a lot of animation and text (click to view): But what software would you use for this? Would Illustrator + After Effects be enough?
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After Effects CS4, 3D double sided Image

How would one go about making a 3D image in After Effect that has two different sides (Think of a poker card)?
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How to view movie clip in timeline mode or extract frames from movie clip to a specific destination

Flash CS5.5 Basically, I have created a movie clip animation of a character called "Hit-Egg" throwing a left hook and then ending with a right punch. I figured I could just create the movie clip ...
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Disable login animation in Mac OS X Lion

I am running Mac OS X Lion in VMWare Workstation 8. The graphics performance is not stellar, so most of the animations built into the OS are a bit choppy. I have already disabled the window ...