Questions on Mathematica's ability to create "moving pictures" from its graphical output, including exporting these animations to other formats.

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Ghost trails with Animate?

What are some approaches to integrate Ghost trails methods with Animate, which otherwise seem more suited for exporting individual frames? For example, given this rootPlot function, how can trails ...
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How can I make an animated demonstration of the Wigner semicircle distribution?

With Mathematica 10, it's possible to draw the semicircle distribution of R. Wigner: ...
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How do I change the size of an imported picture in an animation?

My code right now plots a function, and animates an image moving along the curve of the function. I want to reduce the size of the image for this animation but I can't figure out how. If I try to ...
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Pausing a dynamic display

I'm trying to display some graphs, which were defined with plot above this line of code. The parametric plot moves through all of the x values, the others are stationary. I would like the parametric ...
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3D surface that looks like a virus

I have been recently using Mathematica for composing animations that are part of the supplementary information of my papers. I am currently trying to build an animation that involves a viral ...
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Export the animation labeled with time in the animation?

I want to export the solution of a equation ...
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Animating labels

I am trying to create an animation of sine and cosine on the unit circle. Here is what I have thus far: ...
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Problem about an ant walking up a hill

An ant is walking up a hill given by $f(x)$. At what point can it see a blade of grass. I've been working on this problem with Mathematica and by hand. Help with either would be fantastic. The ...
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Animate point go round a triangle

How can I animate a point moving on triangle sides? I can generate traingle and point but I have no idea how to define point movement. I'm guessing that I have to use sin and cos in coordinates but I ...
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Export Time-dependent STL Graphics

I have recently found that Mathematica may export files (.stl) which may be used for Blender (3D pictures and animations). However, I am interested in mathematics visualization, and I suppose that ...
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Animate skips frames and hard to control speed.

I browsed similar questions related to Animate jerkiness like here, but haven't found the right options to control animation rate while also displaying all frames: ...
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Plot with Mathematica

How Can I plot the following figures for the following equations? $x\in\mathbb{R}, f(x) = \frac{\left|\sin(x)\right|}{x^2+x+1}$ $t\in\mathbb{R}, A(t)=\displaystyle\int_t^{t+2\pi}\!\dfrac{|\sin ...
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4-leaves Rose's animation [duplicate]

I want to export an animation(gif type) for polar plot $r=\cos 2\theta$ like to the following gif. how can I do it(in the easiest way with mathematica) ?
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How can I move a dot along a line? [duplicate]

I have a list of ordered pairs, named bob. They represent locations on a graph. bob = {{8, 5}, {8, 3}, {10, 10}, {9, 8}, {1, 3}, {9, 3}, {5, 3}, {3, 7}} I then ...
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Exporting of Animated gif from polar plot

I want to export an animation(gif type) for polar plot $r=\cos 2\theta$ like to the following gif. how can I do it?
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Making animations with Mathematica [duplicate]

I want to export an animation for polar plot $r=\cos 2\theta$, instead of directly using Animate. But I want a table of snapshots: movie = ParallelTable[...] and a point that produce its animations ...
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How do you create such an animated GIF via Mathematica?

Is it possible to create such kind of GIF via Mathematica?
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Exporting an Animation with Bookmarks

I have some code that's designed to evaluate a function that has two input variables, plot and animate said function in a specific order, and finally export the result. While I can get the function ...
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Smooth animation of ListLinePlot

I have a sequence of 2D-points from uniformly sampling a time dependent process and plot this sequence with ListLinePlot. For example: ...
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Mathematica, animations, and external ray tracing programs

As much as I enjoy and admire Mathematica's animation capabilities, I would like to take my animations to the next level by exporting the geometry of every frame to an external ray tracing program ...
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How to obtain transparent animated gif via Export?

I have the following code to create animated GIFs: ...
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Manipulate Slider Value on the Plot

Lets say I have a very simple manipulate in Mathematica given by: Manipulate[Plot[Sin[a x],{x,-2 Pi,2 Pi}],{a,0,5}] I want two things which I am unable to do: I ...
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How to get smooth playback of image sequence

I would like smooth animation of a sequence of images, without the controls displayed by ListAnimate. I have a very simple playback function ...
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Exporting animated gifs; “AnimationRepetitions”->1 doesn't work

I'm trying to export a table of graphics into a gif animated file with just one repetition. Export["C:\Race.gif", t, "AnimationRepetitions" -> 1] It doesn't ...
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How do I display the parameter value in animate, similar to how it's done in manipulate?

When I use manipulate, there is a 'plus sign' in the top right that, if I click on, shows my parameter value. I used animate, because other posts suggested that it solved other issues I had, but now ...
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How to hold axis constant with Animate

So I am trying to use Animate for my 3D Plot, to see how the function changes with respect to time. But for some reason the z axis keeps rescaling such that the function appears to be constant (but ...
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How to build a constant Graphics object

I'm making an animation with Manipulate for a representation. The code looks like this ...
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Draw a partial line in Animate

I have a list of points that my line must go through, all at varying distances from one another. I'd like to draw just a piece of this line in an Animate, where the various segments are traversed at ...
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Oval or Bunimovich stadium

The dynamic billiard demonstration, that can be found on wolfram demonstrations (here), is only designed for an ellipsoid-shape boundary(snapshot below). The idea is to have a dynamic billiard with ...
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How do I generate cross sections of a 3D graphic?

I would like to approximate the volume of a bottle by summing up the volume of the individual disks. I have obtained code references from a demonstration. But how do I generate the cross sections? The ...
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Poincaré map for dynamic billiard

There's a very nice demonstration of dynamic billiard written by Dan S. Reznik that can be found on demonstrations wolfram(along with the code): here I was thinking whether it would be possible to ...
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Help recreating a gif

For my math class I am trying to recreate a mathematical gif. Here is the gif I wish to make, http://www.wired.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/hexwave.gif. At this point I think I have a 3D function ...
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Why does my exported .GIF cut off the bottom of my animation?

I have the following (admittedly artificial) code: ...
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How to use the same PlotRange and the same PlotLabel size for a sequence of Graphics?

I wish to use ListAnimate to show a sequence of plots with different plot ranges and differently sized plot lables, all unknown in advance, in a way that keeps the ...
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Mathematica exported movie quality

I am generating an animation using: anim = ListPlot[X] Export["anim.mov", anim, ImageResolution -> 800, Antialiasing -> True] The .mov file obtained this ...
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Multiple animation in Mathematica

I have the following in Mathematica: ...
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How to build a bvh player in Mathematica?

How to build a bvh player that can be used to visualize human motions in Mathematica? Any idea or sample code would be appreciated. ...
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Plotting a moving ball for projectile motion with animate

Here is my code for plotting an orbit. What I want to do is have the "planet" shown as it orbits in the simulation. Can anyone help with this? ...
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Set Frame Margin for Exporting Video File (.avi)

I have a question regarding setting the frame margins of exporting .avi file. I want to make a short video of some pictures I import using Table: ...
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Animated gif form parametric plot

I need to create an animated gif for the following function. ...
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How to display movie without controls [duplicate]

I would like to display a sequence of images as a movie within mathematica. I am aware of ListAnimate, but I do not want the various controls included, and there seems to be no way to remove them.
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Animating a 2D Plot as a 3D Plot

This is a follow up question to the original question: Original Question The accepted solution (provided by @Mark McClure) can also be found in the original question. It is as follows. ...
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Exporting as GIF [duplicate]

I want to export a simple animation as GIF. I had a look at here but could not understand what was being described. Any help would be appreciated. For instance, how do I export the following ...
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What is the order of execution of Animate?

I used to think the execution order of Animate is the same as For until I find: ...
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Running “Animate” Using a Button

I made the button below for launching an Animate, but it doesn't work at all! Why? ...
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Restarting Mathematica causes an animation to fail to run [duplicate]

I've tried animating two different sets of 3D plots. Interestingly, one plot will always work, regardless of whether I restart Mathematica, yet another plot will only work in its current Mathematica ...
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Animating the steps of a Kohonen SOM in Mathematica [duplicate]

As the title suggest, I'm trying to make an animation of how a bunch of points into 2-D (and possibly 3-D space) evolves by each step of my program. In order to do so I've data which contains the x ...