Anyone know of a good free (legal) animation program?

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Anyone know of a good free (legal) animation program?

Post by atkafighter » Thu Aug 04, 2005 10:43 pm

Hi,
I'm looking for a free animation program that allows you to use multiple images. It would be nice if it made gif format pictures. Some trial animation programs make their own filetypes (I hate that). If you got a good program (and its free/legal) please share it!
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Post by soundwave » Thu Aug 04, 2005 10:53 pm

Macromedia Flash makes flash animations which can then be saved as Gifs. And I dont think its considered illegal when it doesnt ask for an activation key. (and I downloaded straight from the macromedia website, not some pirate site)

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Post by *o* » Fri Aug 05, 2005 1:55 am

try pivot animation
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Post by bicostp » Fri Aug 05, 2005 7:55 am

The GiMP animation plugin

Microsoft GIF Animator

GIFmation (Mac only)

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Post by MilkMonster » Sat Aug 06, 2005 3:57 pm

this isnt legal but i downloaded the 30 day trial of flash and put in a cracked serial number and presto free flash

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Post by MilkMonster » Sat Aug 06, 2005 3:58 pm

soundwave wrote:Macromedia Flash makes flash animations which can then be saved as Gifs. And I dont think its considered illegal when it doesnt ask for an activation key. (and I downloaded straight from the macromedia website, not some pirate site)

if you save a flash animation as gif it dosent work

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Post by soundwave » Sun Aug 07, 2005 9:26 am

As far as I can see, my avatar works fine, and I've done many more gifs that also work. You must be doing it wrong.

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Post by SpongeBuell » Sun Aug 07, 2005 12:16 pm

I'll be it's interactive flash stuff that cannot be converted to .gif's, like homestarrunner.com
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Post by atkafighter » Sun Aug 07, 2005 9:01 pm

Cool I will try out some of these programs. Does anyone think they know how to shrink a 3 meg gif into a smaller one? I want to keep the resolution the same I just need it smaller (like lowering the colors or something like that). PM me for the file if you would like to help.
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