Articles tagged “Animation Studio”

Dither Modes in Animation Studio

The GIF graphic format has been around for a very long time, and was one of the first image formats to provide relatively realistic displays. The maximum color palette that was available at the...

Creating a Living Picture

Living pictures are a really cool type of animated GIF that you can create with Animation Studio. Rather than just being a video converted to GIF, where every part of every frame moves, these...

Disposal Methods in Animation Studio

When working in Animation Studio's Frames tab, there are two panes on the right side that are used to configure settings that apply to the entire animation or just to the selected frame(s)....

What are the System Requirements for Animation Studio

To use the latest version of Animation Studio, you must be using Windows XP Service Pack 3, Windows Vista, or Windows 7/8  with Internet Explorer 8.0 or higher and a display resolution of...

Is CoffeeCup Software Compatible With Windows 64-Bit?

The short answer is: yes, 99.9% of the time.  The long answer is this: All of our software is designed to work on Windows 8, 7, XP, and Vista 32-bit and 64-bit systems. However, we...

Creating Animated GIFs from Video

Looking for an easy way to convert AVI to GIF? Creating an animation from a video on your computer is a fun way to share a looping clip of something fun, funny, or useful. They’re...

Animation Studio Quick Start Guide

You want your website to grab attention. To be flashy. To move. Getting people to notice your webpages is the first step toward success on the ’Net. With cool animated images built in...

Chapter 1: Introduction to Animated GIFs

The GIF file format brings another dimension to images on the web. While most images are motionless and have width and height, GIFs can have width, height, and time. While you may not think...

Chapter 2: Getting to know the Animation Studio Workspace

Here’s a quick overview of the major features of the Animation Studio workspace:     1. Frames Tab Add, arrange, and view all of the frames in your animation. 2....

Chapter 3: Starting a New Project

Just a note before we get started: There are many different ways you can perform the functions we’ll explain in this tutorial. For example, to save your animation, you can: Go to File >...

Chapter 4: The Toolbar

At the top of the program are 7 tools that will help you build your animation, fast.     New Create a brand new animation project. Animated GIF Project: Start...

Chapter 5: The Frames Tab

Everything you need to successfully create an animation is located in the Frames tab. It’s basically the focal point of the entire program. First, let’s take a look at the frame list in the...

Chapter 6: The Edit Tab

Animation Studio includes an image editor that has tools that you can use to fine-tune existing frames. Using the tools in the Edit tab, you can make changes needed to ensure that each frame...

Chapter 7: Animations Created From Video Files

Creating an animation from a video on your computer is a fun way to share a looping clip of something fun, funny, or useful. They’re extremely popular on the Internet right now, and super easy...

Chapter 8: Living Pictures

Living Pictures are a really cool type of animated GIF that you can create. Rather than just being a video converted to GIF, where every part of every frame moves, these images animate only...

Chapter 9: PNG Slide Show Projects

Hate the idea of being limited to 256 colors in your animated GIFs? Don’t want to have to embed a video in your website, or don’t want to rely on Flash to display your video? Animation Studio...

Chapter 10: Exporting

Exporting is a little bit different than saving. When you save your project, Animation Studio creates an animated GIF at the same time using the frames you’ve selected. But to create a file...

Chapter 11: Preferences

Animation Studio doesn’t have very many preferences to set—in fact, there’s only one! It’s an important one though, because it determines how your added images look in your animation. When...

Chapter 12: Preparing Frames with Web Image Studio

The groundwork for any exceptional animation is the quality of its frames. Without great frames, your animation won’t look good. Therefore, it is of utmost importance to prepare your frames...

Chapter 13: Keyboard Shortcuts

You can perform the most commonly used functions in Animation Studio using keyboard shortcuts. Below is a complete list of all the keyboard shortcuts available in the program: New: Ctrl+N...

Frequently Asked Questions

Look for a bit more? Well we have the below listed articles to help you out a bit more!   Creating a Living Picture Dither Modes in Animation Studio Disposal Methods in...