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How to make videos like this

How can I create videos like this: http://vimeo.com/24302498 What software do they use? I see lots of these types of videos and curious as to what they use to make them.
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Open A New Document With A Layer In Photoshop?

I have technically designed a website in Adobe Photoshop and would like to be able to make new documents in Photoshop using the layers. I do know that you can copy and paste images from the web, ...
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Word 2007: Annotate picture with numbers?

I would like to annotate a bitmap picture with numbers. The numbers should simply be in the middle of circles with a solid white fill and a black border: ➀, ➁, ... Probably the numbers are only from 1 ...
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MATLAB colorbar labels cut off in printing with large images

I'm using false-color visualizations for some HDR images in MATLAB, but with large images I find that the colorbar labels get cut off. In the MWE below, colorbar labels (and I think some of the ...
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Batch image resize: keep transparency, ratio and fill empty space

I have number of images with alpha layer, with different size and aspect ratio. I need to bring them to one size(say 150x150) with maximum possible dimensions keeping alpha and aspect ration. For ...
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What's a good OSX counterpart for Paint.Net

I love Paint.Net on Windows. It's easy, free and gets the job done. I am looking for something similar for my mac. Preview is able to resize or crop, but sometimes I want to add a shape or combine ...
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Image Morphing with Custom Vertices

I am looking for a simple tool with which I can assign vertices to specific points in my original image, and then assign new locations for some/all of these vertices and have it transform the image ...
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what is a good graphic software where I can draw water color/oil paintings

I am a newbie to graphic world. Is there a software I can use to draw pictures/landscapes/people similar to a oil painting or water color?
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How to join multiple images into one preview

I have hundreds of vector clip art sets (EPS and AI) with JPEG previews for each vector image and I need to create nice preview image for each set (preview image must contain all jpeg previews of one ...
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EXCEL: Creating graphics controllable by events in spreadsheet?

I am wondering if there is way to create or import graphics in MS Office Excel, and then control its properties by script. For example imagine a map of world on the right hand side and a spreadsheet ...
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How can I make a photo black and white in Adobe Photoshop?

How can I make a photo black and white in Adobe Photoshop? I have made the changes in the layers but when I save the image, it saves it in color, not black.
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Is there a desktop application for managing vector/image files and other graphics?

I have a huge and growing graphics file collection, which I store in the folders. I wonder if there is a special tool for designers to tag and search these images. Editing is not necessary.. For ...
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network topology graph/image on router cli

Please redirect to correct forum if needed. Problem: when I am on a router, I want to know, where my router is in the topology. Where all its connected to. I can check by looking at my configuration ...
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How can I change Inkscape's default export background color from yellow to white?

I am using export in 'Inkscape' to convert an SVG file to PNG. As I am using a transparent background, the colour of background is automatically set to yellow. I want to change this default colour to ...
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What is indirect rendering?

What is indirect rendering and what sort of implications does it have on graphics performance? Also, is it a Linux-specific term or can it be used in the context of other operating systems?
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Viewing Postscript (or PDF) on OS X: Aliasing issues

I am generating postscript graphics and am trying to find a balance between non-aliasing and over-aliasing. If I use the raw ghostscript viewer gs on the Postscript, it looks good. The text appears ...
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What tools are available to create videos from pngs?

I have multiple series of images that I want to transform into video. The images and series have the following characteristics: .PNG format. Video format not important, so long as it is popularly ...
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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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Is there a light weight version of Adobe Illustrator or something similar?

I am a developer but need to create some graphics! I have the Adobe Illustrator trial which is about to expire. Is there any other application which is less expensive and have the same features as ...
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Simple visual/virtual presence chat client

I'm looking for a strongly visual but still simple alternative to text-based chat. The important feature I'm looking for is a friendly visual representation of user state/emotion ...
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Gantt chart drawing tool

I need a Gantt chart drawing tool but on timeline I need my custom units (e.q. from 0 to 3000), not days or years. What tool alows to do that? Edit: Finally I have found no such tools. I had to make ...
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Using GraphicsMagick or ImageMagick, how do I replace transparency with a fill colour?

Using GraphicsMagick, it's fairly easy to replace one colour with transparency... gm convert -transparent magenta src.png dst.png Unfortunately, I can't figure out a simple way to do the exact ...
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Turn off compression images inside of a PDF with Ghostscript?

Is it possible to turn off or lower the compression of images inside a PDF with Ghostscript when I convert to jpg? I currently use the following: gs \ -dNOPAUSE \ -q \ -dBATCH \ -dSAFER \ ...
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inkscape stroke inaccurate

I am trying to add a stroke to a rectangle object, but if I add a 1px stroke, it places it 0.5px outside the edge of the rectangle and 0.5px inside the rectangle. I find this to be annoying when I ...
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Software for colorful background images

I'm looking for a software I once stumbled over but forgot to bookmark: I think it was an open source or freeware program. It could be used to generate colorful images by specifying some parameters ...
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rescale PDF files

I have a bunch of PDF files that I have been using to make PNG files, with a width of 320 pixels. The way I have been doing this is by creating the PDFs in LaTex with a width of 4.44444 inches, then ...
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How do I keep windows XP from automatically changing the screen resolution?

I have an Asus EEEBox (EB202, intel GMA 950) hooked up to my 1080p TV (DVI->HDMI cable). I use it to watch standard definition movies and TV shows. I prefer to run at 1280x720 so that I can see ...
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What font is used in this image? [closed]

Can someone identify the fonts used in the words "nature methods" in the following image? I think that the word "nature" is in Times or Times New Roman (?) but can't figure out what font the word ...
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Resolution Independence on OSes?

I know this isn't really a question, but has there been any recent advancements or news about Resolution Independence in any of the major OSes? (Windows / Mac / Linux) I'm quite interested in the ...
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Is Paint-Shop Pro any good for “heavy-weight” web-design nowadays? [closed]

This is a somewhat "legacy" question. I know that Photoshop is now the de-facto industry standard for web-design. I remember that when I was a kid, no one has even heard of Photoshop, and Paint-Shop ...
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How does a computer render an object to the screen?

Are all computer graphics rendered using polygons? What I mean is, some computer geometries are mathematically represented in the form of equations (for example, CAD software). Does the computer ...
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How to change the color of a glyphish iPhone icon?

Can anyone tell me how I would go about changing the color of a glyphish icon using Photoshop CS4?
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What software created this graph?

Can anyone recognize what software could have been used to create a graph like this? I'm looking for something that could produce the same type of arrows.
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How to change the mouse cursor position within a brush in Paint Shop Pro 9?

Normally the cursor position in Paint Shop Pro 9 is in the very centre of a brush. Is it possible to move the cursor position to one side of the brush, or even to an arbitrary position outside the ...
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Photoshop is adding a border

For some reason, Photoshop seems to be adding a white border around my image. It's lighter than the background and stands out when viewing the created page. This is happening with two images, using 8 ...
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Vertically scaling part of an image using Photoshop/Fireworks

This is an image of a blackboard: I would like to reduce its height while its width, and all its four wooden borders (top, bottom, left, right) should stay unchanged. Could anyone kindly suggest ...
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Transforming multiple filled shapes into transparent outlines in Photoshop

I'm trying to create a filled plus sign and an empty transparent plus sign in Photoshop. I've been able to create the filled sign with ease, by creating a green vertical rectangle, duplicating it, and ...
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Gigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L drivers for CentOS

Recently installed CentOS on Gigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L motherboard everything works well except the graphics are a bit laggy, so I'm wondering if it hasn't got the drivers in place. Where do I locate the ...
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Graphical Equivalent to /dev/null?

I'm trying to run a GTK-based plotting library that I wrote over an SSH terminal that's too slow to run an X session over. GTK assumes that a graphical display is present and won't work otherwise. ...
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tools: graphics and logo design [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Looking for a good free image editor My teenager wants to learn web graphics and logo design. What kind of tool are out there to help her get started. I would rather buy ...
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Augmented reality — How small can a marker be? [closed]

Does anyone know if it is possible to have a small marker for augmented reality? I need to wrap the marker around a metal cylinder but because of the way the bar is engineered it can only be 3-5mm ...
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“Scan line” tearing effect on my laptop monitor?

I have a Nvidia 130M graphics card, on an Acer Aspire 5739G model laptop. When I play games, any games, every few seconds there is somewhat of a "scan line" tear that's horizontal and runs from the ...
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graphics files as source code containing a series of actions

This is pretty conjectural, so perhaps not an appropriate question. If you're of the opinion that I should instead be asking where to pose such a question, please feel free to redirect me. To my ...
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How to download favicon from website?

When you browse a web site, the "favicon" icon shows up next to the URL (or the bookmark). If I want that graphic, is there a way to download it directly from the site? I'd prefer to download it ...
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How can I create a screen shot with emphasis?

How can I create a screen shot like the above? I am using a Mac.
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Why are PNG-8 files mangled when opened in Photoshop?

Why are some 32 bit PNGs opened in Photoshop with Indexed Colors and no transparency? For instance, I grabbed a png icon file of the Stack Overflow logo at: ...
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Automatic picture size adjustment

Does anyone know of a free Windows utility that allows you to paste into it a graphics file (any type would work for me, jpg, bmp, png, etc) and it will size the file to within a preset size boundary? ...
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Inkscape: how to connect several lines and arcs into one continuous path?

I have a SVG document that is made of several lines and arcs that should form a continuous outline of some figure. How can I join all of those pieces into one path?
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Software for “OCR”'ing exact pixels from a photo of a videogame/pixel-art?

I am searching for software that can reconstruct the exact pixels from a photo of an old videogame or a piece pixel-art. The goal would be the re-digitalization of digital images that only survived in ...