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

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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 ...
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Error message with Animate?

I have a error message, but after I execute ndsolve cell is all right.What is the Reason for this error? ...
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Stitching Mathematica-produced movies together

I have hundred thousands of images from a numerical simulation and want to make a movie from them. This is easy done with Export["movie.mov", imagelist] However, ...
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Adding dynamic graphics to an animation

I'm making this demonstration that draws a parametric plot of the unit circle, while at the same time has two plots off to the side that draw the sine and cosine curves. I have this made up as an ...
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Rotation of a cylinder around its vertical axis [closed]

I want that that cylinder plotted by RevolutionPlot3D[{Sin[t], Cos[t], u}, {t, 0, 2 Pi}, {u, -10, 0.02}] to rotate around its vertical axis. If possible I want ...
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Animation of a plane wave

I want to animate in 3D the plane wave $\sin(\omega t+kx+\phi)$, but following the form from the documentation, I can only make $k$ or $\omega$ vary, and I want $t$ to change. How do I do that?
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Solving and Animating Three Body Problem

I am attempting to solve a three-body problem using the Lagrange formalism, with a 1/r potential. I started off by defining T and U (kinetic and potential energy) as follows: ...
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Animation stays blank during animation

In attempting to answer this question about animating a rolling disk, I constructed a ParametricPlot to Animate. The plot looks ...
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Animated Wave propagation using split operator method

Here is the state of the art: By solving the time-dependent Schrödinger equation, one obtains that the propagated wave function after time step $\Delta t$ can be calculated by applying the time-...
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Better way to visualize cylinder puzzle solution

The above puzzle has been a recent source of amusement in my clique. I decided to provide a visualization to motivate solution (here): My code: ...
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How to trim the image after rotating?

Want to rotate this image and then trim it. consider image=R6UgC.jpg; Imrot=Rotate[image, 2 Degree]; ImageTrim[Imrot, {{560, 400}, {900, 900}}] getting error ...
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Make animation with multiple external data files

I am currently solving PDEs for a discrete vector field with C++. The output at a time t is an array where each row represents a site and there are 6 columns, the first 3 give the position of the site ...
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Random polyhedra walk

I would like to recreate ssch's random polyhedra random walk, which he posted in the chat. For convenience here it is again: This is my best attempt so far: You can download the notebook with ...
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How to show several plots with ListAnimate

I'm having trouble running some animations, I would appreciate some help. I want to use the ListAnimate to show the results of a Monte Carlo simulation, that I ...
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Animate jerky after closing and opening section cell

[ Edit: 31 March 2015: I have just upgraded to Mathematica 10.1.0.0 and the problem (bug) is no longer present.] Mathematica 10.0.1.0 Mac OS X 10.10.2 x86 MacBook Pro late 2013 Consider the ...
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How to make a movie from a complex demonstration?

I have a complex Manipulate-based demonstration containing a few sliders and a Setterbar. I would like to make a movie out of it, avi, or whatever else. The ...
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Animating a Large Graphic Aborts, but Dynamic Works Fine

I'm trying to animate a large Graphics output, and it is returning $Aborted. I'm confused because when I use Dynamic and Slider, the graphics output is exactly what I want, i.e., I can 'animate' the ...
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Animate function

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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 blade ...
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Animate point going around a triangle

How can I animate a point moving on a triangle's sides? I can generate a triangle and point, but I have no idea how to define point movement. I'm guessing that I have to use $\sin$ and $\cos$ in ...
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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 x|}...
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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 ...