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Re: Animated GIF

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  • Subject: [mg31090] Re: [mg31051] Animated GIF
  • From: Anesh Sooklal <anesh at>
  • Date: Tue, 9 Oct 2001 01:55:41 -0400 (EDT)
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  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

Dear Kurt,

Here is a series of commands that creates a GIF animation directly...


NiceAni = Table[Plot[Sin[n x], {x, -2\[Pi], 2\[Pi]}], {n, 1, 3, .2}]

Export["test.GIF", NiceAni, ConversionOptions -> {"Loop" -> True}]

Thank you,

Kurt Kokko wrote:

> Hi all,
> Is there a handy way to export animation as a series of GIF-files. I
> have tried several things, but none of them worked so I did it hard way
> ;-)  I saved all the graphics in animation one by one as a PICT file,
> then converted those to GIF and finally created a nice Animated GIF-file
> (sometimes you have to do things like this when you want to show
> something in Windows-world).
> Does anyone know when the "native" Mac OS X version comes out? We are
> allready in Q4.
> Warmest regards,
> Kurt

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