# Questions tagged [gif-format]

Questions about exporting .gif files with various options, and handling the graphics to be exported in order to achieve the desired .gif

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### Reverse the rotation of an animated gif and create a mirror image of it

I need Mathematica code to reverse the rotation direction and viewpoint of an animated GIF named "wheel." The current rotation is counterclockwise, and I need it to rotate clockwise while ...
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### Visualizing General Relativity Using Mathematica

There is an old layman method of visualizing General Relativity in which you assume the massive body to be placed on the top of large space-time fabric and the bending describes the effects of gravity,...
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### Optimized GIF 20s for 85kb for Mathematica Code Demonstration

I’m new here this is my first post on Stack Exchange. In the thread below, I see that a GIF file is highly optimized (20s for 85kb) with no noticeable compromise in resolution. It appears to be the ...
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### Importing and Exporting a GIF Slows Its Speed?

I have a GIF on my machine that I have imported via gifLst = Import["/path/to/my/file.gif"] When I then export it to the cloud, it gets slowed down in ...
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### How to export a rotating gif created by SliceDensityPlot3D/ [closed]

For example: SliceDensityPlot3D[(x^2 + y^2 + z^2) Exp[-10 Sqrt[ x^2 + y^2 + z^2]], "CenterPlanes", {x, -.5, .5}, {y, -.5, .5}, {z, -.5, .5}]
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### GIF animation changing background unexpectedly

I have the following animation that I wish to export as GIF ...
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### How to get a gif from the Clock result?

I get a Clock graphics like Dynamic@Plot[Sin[x], {x, 0, Clock[6]}, PlotRange -> {{0, 6}, {-1, 1}}] But how to export a <...
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### How put a legend in an animation?

I wrote the following code for create an animation with legend: however I was not able to put the LineLegend command into the command Animate and so it seems that this is the reason for which I can't ...
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### Animated bar chart race, a popular data visualization

Recently I see more and more data-viz called "Animated bar chart race". Some random examples, and note, how smoothly and organically everything changes in these videos.: https://flourish....
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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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### Exporting to GIF doesn't work

I cannot export a list of images (or a single image) to GIF format. I use Win10 with Mathematica 9.0. It previously worked on an other device with Win7. I can also export an image to other formats, ...
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### Resizing Imported GIF Image

I have a gif image that I am trying to import into the Mathematica Notebook, and I found the accepted answer of this question very useful: Is it possible to insert an animated image into Mathematica ...
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### Why is Manipulation not creating a graph?

Why does manipulation not give a graph? ...
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### Comma separated images for .gif creation

I recently created a key frame animation using Mandelbulber 2.18-1. Each .png image was placed in a folder with known location. I then dragged all the images and dropped them into a Mathematica ...
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### ForwardsBackwards running of a gif in Export

I'm trying to export a gif from a list of images The AnimationRepetitions command works, but the AnimationDirection does not. It just goes one way. Is there a way to loop back and forth? Here's some ...
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### Flickering GIF in exporting Animation

I am trying to export an Animate object to a GIF file, but the saved GIF file keeps flickering. How do I fix this? ...
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### animated gif with music, sound or voice-over

I created a animated gif. This animation exist of 20 frames. The animation repeats after the last frame. I want to add music,sound or a voice-over to this animated gif. Who has a suggestion to do ...
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### GIF output not animated

I think the current answer just creates a GIF but doesn't explain why LocalizeVariables -> False would cause an abnormal GIF to be exported. And I don't see any ...
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### Having trouble producing transparent GIF animation

I'm having difficulty producing a proper animated gif (for inclusion in a PowerPoint presentation). The code I have is this: ...
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### How to increase the speed on opening and playing gif?

I have a gif Example.gif, and would like to play it in a presentation. I used the following code:- ...
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### Overlap two images and give movement and the result record it in an animated gif

I need to put the circular image 1 in the image with the hole 2 (and cover the gap) the idea is to create an animated gif that shows the image 1 turning to the right and image 2 to the left in a size ...
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### Managing memory for video frames

I am trying to import a gif animation, which is about 80MB. The goal is to convert the image to grayscale, and then do some calculation on ImageData for each frame. ...
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### Import two Gif files together and play them with just one button

I have two gif files and I want to import and play them at the same time with just one play button. The target is to compare them easily. Is there any way?
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### How to make animated gif file play once in 11.3?

There is similar question here exporting-animated-gifs-animationrepetitions-1-doesnt-work But the accepted answer there no longer works in 11.3, which is to use ...
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### Exporting a manipulate function as a .gif [duplicate]

How can I export this code: Manipulate[Plot[a*Cos[2 Pi*x]*Exp[-(10^2)/x^2], {x, 0, 10}], {a, 1, 10}] As a .gif that walks trough the values for $a$?
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### Quality of Graphics3D primitives in GIFs (V11)

Bug introduced in V11.1 and fixed in V11.2 What happened? Is this a regression or maybe some default options were changed? Test case: ...
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### ManToGif code: how can I avoid time-reversal in the animated GIF? [duplicate]

ManToGif is a very useful function to create smooth animated GIF from aManipulate expression. ...
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### DisplayDurations doesn't work as I expected

I made a GIF animation by the following command. The duration of the created GIF was not 1/365 although I specified the option directive "DisplayDurations" to 1/365....
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### Importing a gif as an animation does not work in Mathematica 10.4

This code Import["https://i.stack.imgur.com/wPp7l.gif","Animation"] causes Mathematica 10.4 consume ever more memory, without showing the animation. It works in ...
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### Create GIF looping animation

I created the GIF animation with the plot of a sinusoidal wave moving towards the LHS of the image, suggested here. ...
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### How to Rotate a 3DPlot with a dynamic controller and export in .gif or .avi? [duplicate]

I would like to have the following 3DPlot to Rotate around a vertical axis defined within the ...
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### Why is my GIF shaky?

As you can see, the circles are shaking vertically as they approaching each other. Why is that? The code: ...
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### Exporting an animation as a gif file [closed]

So, I have the code ...
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### Help creating a GIF of a rotating 3D graphics

I want to make a GIF of the image that I get from these lines. (It should be a vector field with the shape of a cylinder). I added the command DynamicModule for ...
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### Problem with export gif [closed]

As never before trial, I wrote the following code: frames = Table[ParametricPlot3D[{Cos[t], Sin[t], t}, {t, 0, a}], {a, .1, 6, .2}]; Export["trial.gif", frames] ...
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### How to make a photo into a looped ken burn? [closed]

I have a website that supports video background, I've always used static pictures, but would like to change them into looping ken burns style videos where the image's crop slowly drifts along a vector ...
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### Getting the colors right for a gif [closed]

When I'm exporting a list of images to a gif in Mathematica 9 I've encountered the problem that the colors are not obtained. The images where made using Show, <...
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### Add delay to the final frame of a GIF?

I'd like for there to be a pause during the final frame in my animation, before it loops. Here's some tweekable starter code: ...
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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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