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ridiculous avi export

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  • Subject: [mg66730] ridiculous avi export
  • From: "Chris Chiasson" <chris at>
  • Date: Sat, 27 May 2006 21:04:06 -0400 (EDT)
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  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

Why is it that the avi version is about 75 times the size of the the
3.5 MB animated gif file below? Is Mathematica just dumping the pixel
data without compression? Both were created by using the Export
function on a set of Graphics objects (not containing any raster

Also, both exports take "forever"... what's going on?

Mathematica 5.2 on Winodws XP,


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