Questions tagged [animation]

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

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Why is this animation choppy only as a cloud notebook?

Main question The following animation runs smoothly in my Wolfram Desktop. However, it's extremely choppy in the cloud notebook I published it to. I tested it in Firefox and Safari, and it's choppy ...
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Music animations

I've been tempted to use Mathematica to create some artistic musical animations. That is, if I have a music file, I want to be able to edit, for example, its waveform animation. For example, get ...
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Problem with 3D plot on using Animate

I'm trying to plot the function: ...
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Exporting a Mathematica animation as a GIF and and controlling the animation rate and the direction

I am making a Mathematica animation, and exporting it to create a GIF file. However, I cannot seem to control the animation rate (speed) and the animation direction, using the "AnimationRate&...
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Text shake in an animation

I'm making a simple animation, found that the text is always slight shake. I think this is not a precision problem. Maybe related to rendering? Is there a related option or this workaround? ...
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Animating Curl noise applied to an image

I'm trying to produce turbulent swirling effects in an image using Curl Noise. The idea is you start off with some random field (usually Perlin noise) and use the curl of this field to displace the ...
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Exporting specific frame of ListAnimate

Imagine I have a certain list of Graphics-type objects that I then incorporate into ListAnimate ...
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Exporting Animation Video Using Only a Bounded Amount of Memory

The prevailing solutions seem to be: Use Export with ListAnimate (and similar solutions) which requires unrealistic amounts of ...
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How to generate an 3D animation of an evolving 2d square array surface w.r.t time?

I have a data file consists of evolving 2d square array over time. The first block of the 16*16 square array contains the initial values on each of the 256 points. Then the 2nd block is the square ...
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Animated ContourPlot Color Rescaling

My goal is to create a smooth animation of a changing ContourPlot. Unfortunately, the colors specified in ContourShading seem to bounce around during the animation. Below is an example of what I'm ...
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Animation on the cloud

I am trying to deploy a very simple animation on the cloud, but it does not show up. This is the deployment with the full code Does anybody know why this may be? For context, the Mathematica file has ...
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Implementation of Bean machine (Galton board)

Bean machine is a triangular array of pegs, Balls are dropped onto the top peg and then bounce their way down to the bottom where they are collected in little bins.Each time a ball hits one of the ...
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How to animate Laplace operator $ e^{-st} \ s =(\sigma+j \omega)$ which is a spiral

like this It goes around origin with a dereasing radius starting from a point on the XY-plane and goes up parallel with the Z-axis positive direction at the same time. It is driven by the time ...
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How to illustrate schematically (animated) solutions of a system of $3$-variable equations by increasing one of the variables with step $0.01$?

Following my previous question here, I am looking an alternative way to solve this problem (the method was not applicable to more complicated situations). I have a system of two 3-variable equations $...
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Never ending story - impossible to export animated gif of a ListAnimate

I am trying to export an animated GIF file which is the result of a NDSolveValue computation (see below). The notebook is working fine and fast when I want to make a 3D plot of the solution, for ...
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Animate causing the Frontend to hang in 12.3

Bug introduced in 12.3 and fixed in 12.3.1 Can somebody replicate the following issue with release 12.3.0 or is it only on my machine? Prerequisite: make sure your Internet connection is working, you ...
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Animating a Parametric Plot of Planetary Motion

I have been trying to make a simple animation of planetary motion, but I can't seem to get it to work. I'm still new to this program so I am not sure how to make it work. Can anyone help? Here is my ...
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Trying to make the animation showing the process of integration using Wolfram Mathematica

I'm pretty new here, I'm trying to make a animation of integration in Wolfram Mathematica, but it's getting me a headache I really don't know how to do this. The point is to ilustrate the process of ...
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Mathematica Kernel Aborting With ComplexPlot

I am trying to run the following line: ...
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Mathematica More Detailed Plot Around Asymptotes

I'm wanting to export some animations from Mathematica involving animating certain plots with asymptotes. At certain points in time, one of the parameters approaches a value where the function no ...
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Animated Plot: Tick Labels Disrupt Smooth PlotRange Expansion

I am making animations for educational purposes that compare projectile trajectories in different environments. Each animation starts with a reference trajectory. Then, at least one projectile is ...
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Export a table of Graphics objects and importing them back

I have a very long code that takes a lot of computation to produce some animations, and some other graphics. I would like to make a presentation notebook including the outputs of this code, but I do ...
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(Mathematica newbie) How to avoid this error ? Animate with predefined and nested functions [closed]

So im trying to do the Atwood machine for project and I try to do it as simple as possible. I defined a graphical functions for elements and also a function of move equation. ...
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AnimationRepetitions in Manipulate

Is there any way to stop an animation in Manipulate once it gets to the end? I assumed AnimationRepetitions would work like in ListAnimate, but it still loops for me. For Comparison: ...
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Animating a random walk of 3D water molecules?

Inspired by David G. Stork’s post https://mathematica.stackexchange.com/a/84097/10361, I tried to have the molecules perform a random walk ...
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Can you dynamically display the value of the slider in Animate?

It would be nice to be able to see the value of t changing as the animation progresses even if it is updating so fast that you have to stop the slider to read the number. ...
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How to Have Smaller Intervals in TimeSeries

I have a wolfram demonstration project with the following code: ...
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How do I make my slider invisible if I have an AnimationRunning?

So this is something very similar to my code ...
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Creating a Tracker for a Wolfram Demonstration

I am using a Wolfram demonstration that shows Newton’s Second Law: https://demonstrations.wolfram.com/TwoMassesOnInclinedPlaneWithPulley/ I am not too familiar with creating animations and I was ...
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Rotate 120-Cell Animation

I have seen some code (https://mathematica.stackexchange.com/a/9593) to create an animation of a hypercube rotating, but I'm really struggling to understand how it works. I find it quite complicated. ...
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Dynamic plots using cpu rather than gpu

I'm trying to graph a few dynamic and animated graphs but am running into some issues. Whenever they are moving, the graphs loose almost all clarity: On checking the task bar, it seems like the ...
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Cannot use Plot inside Animate [duplicate]

I am trying to write code to animate a resonance curve so that I can visualize changes in a parameter. However, even though my Plot[] plots values, my ...
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How to generate a non-linear animation?

Here is a simple example, as time goes by, the speed of animation playback is increasing The built-in function Animate seems to only play animation at a uniform ...
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Export infinite looping GIFs by default

frames=Table[Plot[Sin[x(1+a x)],{x,0,6}],{a,0,2,0.2}]; Export["test.gif",frames] The above code runs in version 9.0 to get a infinite looping GIF ...
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Can this effect be achieved with Mathematica?

This is a very cool artistic simple tooling black and white text effect that would appear to be possible using Mathematica's animation tool. How can this animation be created in Mathematica? Here's ...
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How can we improve transonic flow visualization?

With this code we can make 2D FEM simulation of transonic flow around airfoil NACA 0012 at Mach number of 0.925. It takes about 5 minutes on the XENIA-15 laptop of 32 GB memory with processor Intel ...
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Natural decay in the rate of Animation

I am trying to introduce a decay into the rate of animation of a graphics object by setting the AnimationRate in the Animator to a dynamic variable which is itself continually updated through a self-...
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Best way to make live animations

I often find myself in a situation where I want to see something animated 'live'. With this I mean I have some data, a function to update that data let's call it ...
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Simplifying code that displays a square rolling inside a circle

The vertex A,B of the square ABCD with side length $\sqrt{2}$ is on the circle with radius $\sqrt{2}$, vertex C,D is inside the circle, roll the square ABCD along the inside of the circle ...
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How can I avoid animations getting "dancy"?

I've done this animated GIF image. The trouble with it is that it gets "dancy" as you can see. For the organization of the items, I'm using the following code: Which can be copied here: <...
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Unrolling a surface

The surface is determined by this parametric equation ParametricPlot3D[{Cos[θ],Sin[θ],z(2+ Cos[θ])},{θ,-Pi,Pi},{z,0,1}] How to unfold the surface in Mathematica? ...
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Animation for a chain reaction/ cascade type build up in mathematica [closed]

I am looking forward to suggestions to develop an animation such as a nuclear chain reaction/ particle cascade buildup (particularly as in the attached image: gluon cascade) using mathematica ...
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Making animation more efficient

I created some code to create a nice animation. However, it takes a considerable amount of time to run it. I would like to make it run in the least amount of time possible. First, I load two packages ...
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How do I initialise a compound expression in Animate? Or, how do I have an expression evaluate on startup?

I have written a notebook with a few functions I defined. These functions describe a way of generating graphs using 2 inputs. e.g. graph[n_,s_] := Graph[...] I have ...
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Plotting the velocity and acceleration vector of a particle

I want to create an animation containing a particle moving along a circle with tangential speed 2t and its normal and tangential acceleration vectors which I calculated to be a(T)=2 and a(N)=4t^2. The ...
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Need help with a torus animation [closed]

Make a movie that shows creation of the torus in yet another manner. Namely, imagine a thin inflatable wire that runs inside the torus along the circle $\qquad (x^2) + y^2 = (a^2), \quad z=0$ I was ...
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How can I let the length of a vector in VectorPlot be represented by it´s norm?

I would like to draw a vector field and let the magnitude of the vectors change over time (t) using the Manipulate function. The direction of the vectors will be static. ...
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How do I export a movie in AVI or Mov without altering the color and resolution?

Lossless movie export. How do I do that ? Or how do I export such that the color doesn't change. AVI makes changes the color and mov changes resolution and color. If you export a still image (in BMP ...
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What is the black-background Mathematica code editor in the movie Arrival?

The heroine in the movie Arrival uses Mathematica to analyze the alien text. In a scene of the movie we can see the heroine is using an editor with black background, the code seems like Mathemaitca ...
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ListPlot is not plotting functions from DSolve, brought by ReplaceAll(/.) command

I have the following simple differential equation ODE = DSolve[{x'[t] == 1, x[0] == 1}, x[t], t] and I'd like to visualize how the solution ...

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