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Make an Animated .GIF with Paint.NET

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Looks pretty good. One thing I would do different, when making the animation. If you used UnFREEz, is to insert more of the frames...

As it is right now, it gets to it's brightest point, then drops to it's least bright frame. If you insert a few of the frames going in reverse order, it would appear to fade in and out.

Hope you understand what I mean.

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Hi when I tried to do this with some time lapsed shots - I got as far as creating the gif files and saving them - but when I clicked the "make animation" button it only asked me to save again - I can't get it to move.

I'm being very stupid!! can you help please

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Hi when I tried to do this with some time lapsed shots - I got as far as creating the gif files and saving them - but when I clicked the "make animation" button it only asked me to save again - I can't get it to move.

I'm being very stupid!! can you help please

I assume you're talking about using the UnFREEz program?

If so, you need to drag and drop each .gif file to the window in UnFREEz and then click the "make animation" button. It will prompt you for a name, and where to save the finished .gif file which will then be the animated file.

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Hi - yes the Unfreez programme. I am particularly stupid I'm afraid. I've just done what you suggested. I end up with a saved file - what do I do then - how do I actually run the animation - I still get prompted to save the file whenever I push the button.

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You need to open the file using your web browser. Find where it's been saved, and then open the animated .GIF in Firefox, Internet Explorer, Opera, etc. unFREEz is supposed to save the file you create, not show it.

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Can someone help me? I dowloaded the UnFREEz program, and i made some frames and saved them by putting .gif at the end of the file name, but when i drag them into the UnFREEz program and try to make an animated GIF, it says that the frames i dragged into are NOT a GIF file. Am i saving the frames wrong or something?

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Can someone help me? I dowloaded the UnFREEz program, and i made some frames and saved them by putting .gif at the end of the file name, but when i drag them into the UnFREEz program and try to make an animated GIF, it says that the frames i dragged into are NOT a GIF file. Am i saving the frames wrong or something?

I gather you saved them as that in Paint.NET. Did you select "GIF" from the combobox?

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Can someone help me? I dowloaded the UnFREEz program, and i made some frames and saved them by putting .gif at the end of the file name, but when i drag them into the UnFREEz program and try to make an animated GIF, it says that the frames i dragged into are NOT a GIF file. Am i saving the frames wrong or something?

I gather you saved them as that in Paint.NET. Did you select "GIF" from the combobox?

Ohh, that's why! Lol, thanks a lot. I have it figured out now. :)

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Oh, and one more question. How can you make more time in between each frame? My frames go much too quickly for what i'm trying to make.

I have never used the animation program but I presume there is an FPS setting. If not you could always copy each frame so that that frame stays on-screen for longer.

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Oh, and one more question. How can you make more time in between each frame? My frames go much too quickly for what i'm trying to make.

I had the same problem. If you are using unFREEz, then it has an option called delay...try starting out with about 25 delay, and then just experiment with it until you find how much of a delay you need. Hope that helps! :)

This is the one that I made, and I too needed the delay for this one...I've never made animation before this, so it's my first try!

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My first attempt with paint.net ... and using this tute along with cjmcguinnesses awesome poker tutorial...

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Go the Mighty Hawks (Australian Football League).

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