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

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A moving point on a parametric curve [on hold]

When trying to draw a moving point on my parametric curve I did that: ...
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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: Since it's been one and a half year since then I've certainly had time ...
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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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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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How to build a bvh (a motion capture file format) 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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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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Autorotating 3D plots

These days, I have to produce quite a few 3D surface plots (mostly functions of the type $\rho(\theta,\phi)$ plotted with SphericalPlot3D). To exchange these ...
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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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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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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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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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How to simulate the true reflective movement of a particle bouncing around in an ellipse?

Please help me to simulate the movement of a particle inside a region with elliptical walls such that particle is reflected from the walls and continues to move. A friend was able write code to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Combining solar system planets orbits and positions in Graphics3D and Show

I am building an animated model of the solar system, where I would like to display the OrbitPaths of the planets along with their ...
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Animation of double pendulum

Sadly, I am a completely newbie. I am studying Physics and in our theoretical physics class we got the task to solve the double pendulum using Mathematica. We just got the program, but no introduction ...
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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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How to draw a spring?

I am new to Mathematica and have recently been exploring graphical animations. So I was experimenting with simple concepts in periodic motion and hence wondered how can I draw a simple spring? Is ...
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How can I completely remove the ListAnimate controls?

I want to use ListAnimate to show an animation but I want to remove the slider and all of the buttons from the top and show the animation panel only. There is an ...
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How can I collect data for visualization of quick sort?

I know how to implement quick sort in Mathematica. But I don't know how to get the temp data for visualization, because I used recursion. I want the effect similar to this: ...
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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 build a constant Graphics object

I'm making an animation with Manipulate for a representation. The code looks like this ...
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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 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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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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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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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 ...