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Turning off only certain animations in Windows 11?

I really am not a fan of any kind of hover animations (moving your cursor over elements, making the selection animated) because I think it makes the OS feel slow instead of smooth. So for example in ...
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How to resize objects as a group in PowerPoint without loosing animations

In PowerPoint (any version I've tried since I first had a computer... including the most recent one), if you want to resize multiple objects simultaneously "as a group", so that also their ...
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Can apng or any other image filetype be animated over many years?

I am wondering if there is a suitable image type that can be animated or a layer can be animated to vanish over a long period of time... like years?
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FFmpeg preserve color profile in frames

I have several images that have a custom color profile assigned to them. I need to turn them into a video. Currently, I am using this command: ffmpeg -framerate 30 -i %04d.png -pix_fmt yuv420p -crf 1 ...
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Windows Black Animations on Second Monitor

I've recently added a second monitor to my Windows 10 PC, and since day one many desktop animations and previews are black. To list some: Window switch to maximize/windowed mode animation Window ...
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Add single pixel to .gif file using ffmpeg

I have several thousand .gif files (with alpha channels) and I want to add a single red pixel (no transparency) in the bottom left hand corner of each .gif file. Each one has different dimensions. How ...
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Which animation or video format supports setting the delay for individual frames beside gif and webp?

I am experimenting making animations. Currently my program can generate gif animation and video too. In the later case the framerate is higher, and moving animations are much smoother. I also can ...
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Upscale Gif File with Nearest Neighbor Interpolation (Integer Multiple) on Windows (Gifsicle)

I want to upscale a .gif file with nearest neighbor interpolation on Windows from commandline (I am scaling by integer multiples). I have tried gifsicle 1.92 but for some reason it doesn't work ...
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Does PNG/APNG support 60 FPS animations, or are they limited like GIFs? [closed]

A similar question like Do 60 FPS GIF's actually exist? Or is the maximum 50 FPS? but this time for PNG or APNG or any other thing, like WebP. Is it possible to achieve 60 FPS animations with PNG? ...
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Contrasting animated text in PowerPoint

At 10:56 in the below video, the video mentions a "built-in functionality" that partially darkens previous text in an animation. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Iwpi1Lm6dFo Where is that ...
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Can I keep animated text in PowerPoint from going outside its text box?

I have a PowerPoint slide with a few text boxes in it. I'd like the text in one of those boxes to animate, scrolling up, as you'd see in movie credits. I can get the text to animate that way, but when ...
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How to connect small format desktop Dell XPS to large GTX1050Ti gpu [closed]

I have a small format desktop Dell XPS 7760-7213 7th Gen Intel Core i7 512 GB of SSD 16GB RAM and just got a good deal on a GTX1050Ti 4G D5 128bit HDMI DVI VGA DVI vid card. But it's way too big for ...
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MS Photos will not make video

I need to make an animation for a presentation. MS Photos should be able to make videos but the buttons that are needed for this capability just don't show up in my copy of Photos. The version I am ...
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How to use the correct WebP encoding for Wikimedia Commons?

I am trying to encode some cyclical graphic animations for Wikimedia Commons. The following article says, "The image format WebP that is based on VP8 is supported on commons. It supports both ...
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Mix colors of overlapping shapes in PowerPoint

I'm sure this is trivial, but I cannot find how to do this. I have two shapes that are animated to overlap. One shape is yellow, the other one is blue. I'd like the color of the overlapping parts to ...
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How to play the movie without showing it in the beginning on PowerPoint?

When I am presenting at a conference, the control panel can only play forward or backward, without clicking the mouse cursor to a particular point. So if I have a movie to play, I have to make sure it ...
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How can I make a line follow a path animated object in PowerPoint?

I am trying to make a fairly simple animation in PowerPoint. Boiling it down to its essential parts, I have two boxes joined by a line. I want to use a path animation to move one of the boxes. At the ...
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3D Model .fbx to .gftl conversion

I am unable to convert my 3D object file, created on 3d max, into gftl format? Actually, while trying to convert, the material of the .fbx or .obj files is not reflected in the .gftl format?
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animated gif speed, nice in ImageMagick or GraphicsMagic, slow in powerpoint

I have N tiff files. In linux I can do convert -delay 0 -loop 0 *.tiff output.gif In linux, using gm animate *.tif I get a nice smooth rotation at a nice speed. And if I recreate N tiff files to ...
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inlay or composite image into corner of larger image, GraphicsMagic or ImageMagick

(A) I have a rotation of a part so I have 360 tiff files, which I can animate in ImageMagick and also export to an animated gif. This image is 1920x1080, with a black background, there are 360 of ...
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Create a 3D space for dots moving in a given direction

I have written a code that animates 2d dots moving in a certain direction. I tried to create a 3rd dimension using spherical coordinates, and for that I used two times the psychtoolbox function Screen(...
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Huion H420 pen going in inverse direction

I recently got a Huion H420 drawing tablet. So I booted it up, installed the driver and started to test it out. But what I found surprised me, when I was testing on Sketch.io, my pen moved in the ...
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Powerpoint animation speed

When I animate a simple line motion animation on Powerpoint, the object starts slow, gets faster in the middle, and slows down as it reaches it's endpoint. This is undesirable for my usage - I want it ...
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How to push one video out as another comes in with FFMPEG?

I'm trying to achieve a sliding animation effect with ffmpeg where the current input is pushed out to the left, while the next input pulls into the screen from the right. So far, I have this command, ...
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PowerPoint: How to animate bullet and sub-bullets such that both have different animations on the master slide?

I am always finding myself wanting to do different animation on bullets and sub-bullets, not as a whole. Currently, the only available option is to do all the bullets (and their sub-bullets) to come ...
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How to stop animation in a particular slide not on the master slide PowerPoint?

I have a presentation, and I want all the slides to have animations in them (Except view). Therefore, I did animation on the master slide. However, it turns out that there is no way that I may ...
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Quick way to make animated gif ?

I want to make an animated gif of a van png moving from one point on a google maps map to another point on the map. I could add each point, separarely, but it would take hours. Is there an ...
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Windows 10 Disable Win + Tab Task View Window Animation

So you can turn off the "sliding" animation when switching between Virtual desktops when unchecking "Animate windows when minimizing and maximizing" in the Performance Options; this prevents you from ...
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PowerPoint animation or VBA issue: one name, picture appears, disappears, second name appears in the same place

I have been playing with animations in PowerPoint, but this relatively simple thing seems to be beyond my range. I want on the first (title) slide, one name with his details to appear below, then ...
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When I create a GIF in Photoshop CS5 the animation is gone when I re-open the file

I am running Windows 10, using Photoshop CS5. I have been using Photoshop every day for several years, but am self-taught, so I am not an expert. I've read other questions like mine, so I would like ...
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Powerpoint animations run independently

Can I have 2 animations run independently in a PPT Slide? ie: I want to have a countdown clock(1 animation of a rectangle slowly appearing over a one min frame) run at the same time as having ...
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Animating transparency in powerpoint

I want to make a picture in a powerpoint slide become more transparent gradually, and then remain so for the rest of that slide's display. I cannot find an option to animate the transparency process ...
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How to pause/play animated gifs in Google Chrome?

I am interested in play/pause controls for gifs, like we have for videos(on Youtube, for example) or even for gifs on Reddit(gfycat player RES extension): I've googled and read other threads here on ...
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How can I animate a "systems thinking" diagram like this example?

I like this javascript based version of a systems thinking diagramming tool. It takes relationships and calculates the values behind it, then animates a dot along the path. So before I get further, ...
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Slow down a computer "second" to get more CPU cycles to screen capture real time animations

I'm on Linux and I want to do video screen captures in 4k of realtime (in the common sense, not kernel realtime) generated animations such as demos from the demoscene or stuff from shadertoy.com. ...
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Powerpoint vertical animation for long image

I have a client who wants to display a Powerpoint presentation rotating on large TV screens in a shopping center. The artwork, however, is portrait layout wile the TVs are Full HD televisions. Is ...
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How export juxtaposed layers in a PNG using The Gimp?

The Gimp allows you to save animations in the GIF format, but I wondered if there were a way to export the animation layers in one PNG, with every layer juxtaposed next to (the right of) the previous ...
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Graphic cards, what could be their bottle-necks?

A friend of mine is willing to buy or assemble a computer mainly for graphic design of course but more specifically for 3D animation (short movies) and running heavy programs such as: Maya, 3D-Max, ...
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Photoshop GIF reverse

I've got a question about the Photoshop Timeline. I imported this GIF (you will have to refresh the page, to see the animation),selected all frames and reversed them, but now, after i exported the GIF,...
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Make groups of objects appear and disappear in sequence with Powerpoint animation

I am making a presentation and I have a map in a slide. I would like to appear and disappear some polygons so that some regions are highlighted. Firstly, I would like only the map to appear. Second,...
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change camera position in PowerPoint?

I saw a presentation some years ago and it had a nice transition between texts. It seemed that had only one slide with a big picture like this: And instead of changing slides, position of camera ...
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How can I convert an animation in PowerPoint into an animated GIF?

In Microsoft PowerPoint 2013, I have a single slide containing a fairly complex animation. I would like to convert this animation to an animated GIF file. I have tried saving the animation directly ...
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Google Slides Translations

I'm using Google Slides on my tablet, and I don't know how to add transitions and animations to slides. Is there any solution or app doesn't have option for that.
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Turn off Windows 10 Task View sliding animation

I actually use the new task view tool provided in Windows 10 and I was wondering if there is a way to disable the sliding animation between different desktops. I find this kind of annoying and it ...
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Speed up (not turn off) animations in windows 10?

Is there a way to increase the speed of all animations in Windows 10? I know you can disable it entirely through the System > Advanced Settings > Performance Settings > Visual Effects tab. ...
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How to make a moving circle in Sony Vegas Pro 13? (64bit)

I am trying to learn how to make a moving circle in a still image on Sony Vegas. This may be difficult to explain, but using those two images below maybe it'll make a little more sense that way. So, ...
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Launching Animations for Unity dock not working after installing Numix-Circle Icons

After installing Numix theme and Numix-Circle Icons there are no animations (pulse, jump, etc.) in the Unity dock even though the Unity Tweak Tool says they're activated. Any ideas on how to fix this?
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Can you get a simultaneous animation and transition in PowerPoint 2016?

I have a presentation with a slide that, while it is in the process of crossfading to the next slide, I want to perform an animation. The animation and transition are of the same duration, so they ...
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Simple animation program?

I am very good with Inkscape, the open source SVG drawing tool. I am looking for something similar in terms of animation - I'd like to do simple things like animate a circle growing, a ball falling, a ...
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Applying entrance and exit animations to an object in powerpoint simultaneously

I've got an image which I would like to animate into a slide, at the click of a mouse, and then have it animate out so that I can replace it with text. I'm trying to add some humor to a rather dull ...
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