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

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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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Animation of the wavefield

I was trying to animate contour plot as a function of time. Basically, it is contour plot of wavefield that is changing throughout the time. Here is my attempt: ...
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Make a fractal-like dot animation

How to make an animation of following fractal-like gif by using Mathematica?
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Make the moon's 3D gif

How do I make the following gif I tried: ...
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issue with Animate

I want to make a animation based on the dataset like data = Flatten[Table[{x, y, x^2 - y^2}, {x, -3, 3}, {y, -3, 3}], 1]; I show this data using a ListPlot3D. ...
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eigenoscillations of a sphere

I would like to animate the eigenoscillations of a sphere (Earth?). It's just simple to draw images one by one: ...
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How to make this beautiful animation

How to make an animation of following gif in Mathematica? Edit: The animation shown above was created by Charlie Deck in processing. And how to make 3D analog? I tried first few steps ...
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NDSolve point animation not working [closed]

The below code plots the path of a ball bouncing but loses 90% of its velocity each time it bounces. (adapted from https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/WhenEvent.html). ...
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Is there a way to use iframes in a notebook?

For me, mathematica online is totally unusable, but the EmbeddedServices would be great to use. I wish that these functions worked in Mathematica, is there any hack anyone can think of to get these ...
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Animate the line integral over a scalar field

There is a gif from Wikipedia, The line integral over a scalar field $f$. How to plot and animate this in Mathematica?
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Vector graphics in Export for Video rendering

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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Animating 3D Parametric Plot

I'm trying to create an animation of Lorenz equation as a function of t. Here is the numerical solution of the equation: ...
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Animations in 5.2

I have to do an activity with students in a laboratory where only Mathematica 5.2 is available . I would to do some animations, but in 5.2, from what I understand, I should select the series of ...
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How to plot GDPs in this way?

Actually the current answer is very wonderfull.The bouns just for someone can complete this question. I found this interesting plot of how the relationship between the GDPs of different countries has ...
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Animated discrete plot for a generalised random walk

I have a number of possible outcomes $R=\{r_i\}$, with $r_i\in\mathbb{Z}$ and corresponding probabilities of occurrence $P=\{p_i \}$, with $p_i \in [0,1]$ and $\sum_i p_i=1$. I am wondering whether ...
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Need help with animating the generation of an epicycloid [duplicate]

An epicycloid is a curve by following the motion of a fixed point on a circle with radius b which rolls along the outside of another circle which has radius a >= b. In general, its parametric ...
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Why are parts of already plotted graphs in Animate not static? [closed]

In order to reproduce the functions, that I am using in my Animate, you should use this code: ...
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General techniques for creating complex animations

I love good animations of abstract concepts, and when I try to create them myself, I prefer doing so in code to make sure they are exact (and because some things are just way too fiddly to do by ...
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How to plot a two-dimensional position vector as function of time?

I got to a point where I have $x$ and $y$ coordinates of a position vector written as a function of time. x[t_]:=t^2-67; y[t_]:= Sin[t] t^4 + 5 t^2; Now my idea ...
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How can I hide points in frame?

How I can hide the points ouside of blackbox? I want make a video moving the black box. like this: https://youtu.be/o5aNBKvay-M ...
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“Moving” plot of a point moving in circular motion, in 3D

Maybe this is a tricky one! I want to have a 3D plot in Cartesian coordinates of a point moving in a circular orbit around x,y,z = 0. where the circular motion is only in the x,y plane. Has anyone ...
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Figure in animated GIF is oscillating as it rotates

I'm trying to draw a figure as shown below and make it rotate around the vertical axis (z-axis) automatically. This is how I generate the figure and make it rotate: ...
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Export audio with frames? [duplicate]

I have a list of image frames and a wav file, is there a way to export a mov file with an audio track? ...
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How to solve the Tsunami model and animate the shallow water wave?

Recently when I was learning differential equations, I noticed there is a shallow water wave equation to model the tsunami propagation. How to establish and solve the initial and boundary conditions ...
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Animating the Lorenz Equations

I am trying to use the Animate command to vary a parameter of the Lorenz Equations in 3-D phase space and I'm not having much luck. The equations are: ...
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Animate arrow on sphere based on list

I am trying to animate the movement of an Arrow on a sphere. I have this code that allows me to manipulate the arrow, but I want it to move based on a set of data. I have no idea how to 'listplot' ...
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Move a point along a curve

I am trying to implement the de Casteljau algorithm to trace a point along a Bézier curve. I already have the Bézier curve in place given by the control points ...
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AVI video upside down [closed]

Whenever I try to export a video in .avi format I am always getting a video upside down. Does anybody else get the same thing? I am running Mathematica 10.3.1 on an Ubuntu 12.04.5 machine. To check ...
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How to make a Cahn–Hilliard model GIF

The question derived from @Jason B 's answer.I wanna make it but don't how to do.But we can get some rule about the GIF The change of the total pixel is very small. ...
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Ball rotating in a Turntable

I made a turntable to make some experiments and make some studies about Coriolis and Euler forces acting in different frames of reference. ...
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How to mix symbols and text for labels in manipulate? [closed]

I'm creating a big manipulate box with several sliders, and each slider must have a small explication text (units, for example) after a mathematical symbol. As a simple example, here's the code I'm ...
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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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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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Mathematica exported movie quality

I am generating an animation using: anim = ListPlot[X]; Export["anim.mov", anim, ImageResolution -> 800, Antialiasing -> True]; The ...
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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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Exporting animations under duration constraints for viewing on an iPad

I would like to show some eye-movements data as animation on an iPad, in order to see the "gazes" as they occurred as a function of time. Ideally, I would like to use and see ...
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Morphing a “sheet of paper” into a torus

How can I visualize the standard topological "rubber-sheet" construction of a torus, that is, morphing a square into a torus? How can I start or are there any examples in the Mathematica ...
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How to save animation in mp4 format instead of avi?

I'd like to save Manipulate[] output so that I can embed an mp4 in my pdf document (using the media9 latex package). I've done this successfully in the past by ...
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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, ...
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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 ...
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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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How to include Mathematica animation in a PowerPoint presentation?

Note: Cross-posted at Wolfram Community I want to include a Mathematica animation in PowerPoint presentation. My code is: ...
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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 ...