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

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Slow and laggy animation of an electromagnetic wave

I made a manipulate code of an electromagnetic plane wave which works relatively well, but is very slow and laggy for what it does (showing just a bunch of rotating or oscillating arrows). What is ...
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Combine three 2D graphics with animation

I am trying to simulate three kind of points (different color) entering a 2D rectangular region from different sides with animation. Below is my code: ...
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ParametricPlot3D crashes Kernel when called repeatedly in loop

I have a parametric function surf[u,v]. It can be plotted successfully like this: ...
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How to add a fading trail effect in Animate?

I would like to add a smooth fading effect to the end of a curve, while it is animated. Here's a minimal working example which shows a particle moving on a circle (the circle is drawn while the ...
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Manipulate a random walk [closed]

For a college project I am manipulating a random walk. I managed to make a walk but in the manipulation every time a step is added the manipulation shows an entirely different walk. I understand why ...
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Plotting a function variable vs. an explicit function

Can someone tell me why this doesn't plot/animate? ...
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Animation, gif, ppt [duplicate]

How can I save these animations as gif? I need reeeally quick answer if possible: :D
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Morphing one closed curve into another [closed]

How would I go about creating an animation of one smooth nonintersecting closed curve being continuously morphed into another closed curve? Additionally, the curves are not given analytically, but are ...
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Improve quality of exported Mathematica animation [duplicate]

I would like to export following animation into an avi file and/or a gif file in best quality possible (not .mov file!) movie = Animate[ Plot3D[Sin[x + y + 0.5*t], {x, -5, 5}, {y, -5, 5}], {t, 10}...
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Why does my Animate crash?

I am having trouble with Animate. For no reason I can discern, my animation stop running, again and again, just about 1.5 seconds after the evaluation get started. Even with slight changes to the code,...
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Vector graphics in Export for Video rendering [duplicate]

I am trying to generate a vector graphics video in Mathematica. I stumbled upon SWF format (PNG are raster images which I'm not interested in). SWF format works fine for me but the axes and the ...
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Plot the evolution of an approximation - Animate

Here's the code ...
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Animating a growing ListPlot

I stumbled upon this (rather contrived but interesting) integer sequence. As it exhibits quite different behaviour at different scales, I would like to generate an animated ...
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Animating Boundary Elements

I am trying to visualise the eigenvectors of a thick disk. I manage to calculate them and look at one but fail to look at more -probably due to using too much memory. I start by making a mesh and then ...
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Wiggly and imprecise animated gif output

Trying to make animated gif of zooming into famous Ford circles. With the code ...
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How to animate a propagating wave?

How can I animate a progagating pulse wave in Mathematica, for example a gaussian curve. I would like to do that for whatever function I can think of. Thank you!
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How to animate a graph generated by ListPlot command point by point?

I was wondering if it is possible to animate the following graph. The command used to generate the graph is the following: ...
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Dynamic Epicycles

Thanks to all the thorough answers and comments, I've written the following code, which builds a variable number of epicycles. However, when I apply the formula $\gamma(t)=e^{it}+\frac{1}{2}e^{7it}+\...
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Plotting animated point on a polar plot

How can I animate a point on a polar curve? I have used Animate and Show together before in order to get the curve and the moving point together on the same plot, but combining the polar plot and the ...
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Is it possible to control the sliders in animation programmatically?

Does Mathematica have the functionality to control the sliders in animation? That is, run sliders when some condition, like an if condition is fulfilled.
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Animate FromQuarternionTo3DRotation nb file with 4 quarternion values

I have a csv file. Inside the csv file, there are few rows of 4 quartenion values. I would like to animate the quarternion nb in http://demonstrations.wolfram.com/FromQuaternionTo3DRotation/ I ...
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Visualization of Homotopy equivalence between “heart curve” and zero

It is well-known that a "heart" is topologically equivalent to a "zero". where $$(x^2+y^2-1)^3=x^2y^3$$ is the heart equation; and $$\frac{x^2}{2}+\frac{y^2}{3}=1$$ is the equation of the zero ...
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Rotate manually 3D graphics when (auto)playing

Is there a possibility in Mathematica to allow for manual rotation of 3D graphics when (auto)playing either using Manipulate or ...
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Creating a colour variation effect of the Northern Lights

As is well known (see https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fVsONlc3OUY ), the Northern Lights or Auroral displays appear as variations of several colours (generally pale green and pink). Is there a ...
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Animating N points

So I'm trying to create an animation of N interacting particles in two dimensions confined in a box. Generating the data is fine and it's being stored in a text file with two columns for each particle;...
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Compare different speeds of parametrizations in same animation box

I recently taught my calculus III students about arclength parametrizations, and I wanted to show them the different parametrizations in action, but in Mathematica, there seems to be a default speed ...
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How do I animate just one variable out of three inside Manipulate/Not show line until Animate?

1) In the following code, I want to Animate just the Elapsed Time (t) variable. How do I write an ...
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How to avoid the wiggly text on Ticks and Labels when rotating 3D objects

Motivation I'm trying to do a nice animation of the rotation of a ParametricPlot3D . My problem is that the Ticks numbers and <...
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How to customize an animation [duplicate]

I want to create an animation regarding the restricted three-body problem for the Earth-Moon system. The code is as follows ...
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How do I get an “animation” to play? [closed]

This assumes that "animation" means what I think it does. "a way of making a movie by using a series of drawings, computer graphics, or photographs of objects (such as puppets or models) that are ...
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Rotate with Euler angles in Graphics3D [closed]

I need to rotate with the Euler angle sequence: Yaw by $\psi$ around $z$ Pitch by $\theta$ around $y'$ Roll by $\phi$ around $x''$ I know of Rotate[] in ...
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Is there a way to pre-calculate a slow animation and then run easily with no lag? [duplicate]

I have an animation of a triple pendulum on a moving base, however even after trying to change the whole coding to make it faster by using module and all it is still pretty bad as I need it to be ...
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Tree graph showing the orbits under the Collatz map?

ReverseCollatzPaths is a nice demonstration of a radial tree graph showing the orbits under the Collatz map. However, Jason Davies gives, I think, a nicer visulalization using Python, with a ...
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Running an animation if a certain condition is met using Manipulate

I'm having trouble finding a way to play an animation (inside Manipulate) if a certain condition is met. I'm representing liquid volume with rectangles and if the ...
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How to make an animation of circle “decaying” into two smaller circles using Manipulate? [closed]

I have defined three functions: $x[t], x_1[t],x_2[t]$. $x[t]$ describes the motion of a circle of some radius $r$ that, at some moment $t_0$ decays into two circles of radii $r_1$ and $r_2$. The ...
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problem exporting an Animate video

Here's my code: ...
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A single point moving at different speeds through different regions on a plot (Manipulate)

I've been working on this for a while with little success. I have a point (that needs to be connected to a Manipulate control in some way), that moves up the plot ...
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How can I draw a box with moving particles inside and a hole in one side? [closed]

The idea is to create a simulation for ideal gas motion in a container that have a hole and then find the speed distribution for the gas particles that leave the box through the hole. I have a ...
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Animating a 3D shape along path a (2D and 3D) parametric function curve [Update]

I have a 3D object under the action of gravity field.The trajectory of path is a parabola.I would like to animate , as in the example GIF. ...
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Adding Disk to Parametric Plot Animation

I have a simple animation of a spacecraft being gravitationally deflected by Mars and wanted to be able to represent Mars as a red disk, but am having trouble doing this. Here is the code (where the ...
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Stopping plot from shaking

This code: ...
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Powerset Animation/Invisible Vertices/Graph Layout

I wanted to visualize the cumulative powerset construction process and came up with two functions: ...
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animation of a straightline according to given constraints [closed]

I want to create an animation in which a linesegment of fixed length will move along a straight line(the line segment is attached to the straightline at its mid-point) [i should be able to vary the ...
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Animating a parametric plot

I am attempting to animate my parametric plot, but am having difficulties. I tried simply wrapping the plot code with an Animate[expression,{t,0,5}], but that hasn'...
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How to create a smile animation in Mathematica?

I want to create a yellow smile, with normal mouth which smiles in cycle. I only know that I need to use CDF player and Manipulate, but do not have any idea how to do that. Thanks!
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Arrowheads on parametric curves [duplicate]

I have the following animated parametric curve where the gap looks like it's rotating in the counterclockwise direction. ...
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Import a jpeg file and a mov file and display them side by side

I am planning to use Mathematica for a presentation. In one of the slides I need to place a jpeg file side by side to a mov file. ...
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Animating an InterpolationFunction and its integral

I have a list of data that I interpolate (Omega[t]) and animate - it is working fine, but an Integrate over the ...
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Scaling vectors in an animated vector field [duplicate]

I want to animate a VectorPlot3D. But, Mathematica rescales the vectors in every frame. Can you scale them all to one fix point? For example, scale the vectors on ...