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Old   February 4, 2000, 03:33
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Detlef Schulze
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Hi there, I am looking for a small GIF-Animator running under NT4.0 or Win 95/98. Programmes such as GIF-Construction Set are having to much overhead for my needs. What I need is: Setting up an animated GIF consisting of 2000 GIF-Files. Therefore, the programmes should be as small as possible. Fancy features like cropping, resizing etc. are not required. A must is: Selecting a whole bunch of GIF-Files at once (preferably all 2000) or running the programme in some sort of "batch" mode.

May be the CFD-community knows where to find such a programme?

Thank you Detlef
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Old   February 4, 2000, 06:13
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Tim Franke
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The shareware tool animation shop could be a possible solution to your problem. A 30-day trial version can be downloaded from http://www.jasc.com

Hope this helps,

Tim
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Old   February 4, 2000, 12:21
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Paul Hancock
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You might also look at the ULEAD Gif Animator

http://www.ulead.com/runme.htm
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Old   February 4, 2000, 15:10
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Amadou Sowe
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You may find the posting by Jonas on Jan 19 on Generating High quality Movies useful. Good luck.
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Old   February 6, 2000, 17:46
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Glenn Horrocks
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Hi Detlef,

I use ImageMagick to create all my animations. Large animations can be easily made using a shell script or batchfile (Depending on your persuasion).

http://www.wizards.dupont.com/cristy/ImageMagick.html

When I display my GIF animations I use the Microsoft GIF animator. It is small with little extra frippery so doesn't eat up too much memory.

http://www.servethe.net/free-zone/giffer.html

Last year I did quite a bit of looking around for the best way to generate and present animations of my results. I found these two utilities to be the best I could find.

Glenn
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