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Animations on the Web:

An animation is a collection of related still images, or "frames", that are displayed sequentially, giving the illusion of motion, much like a hand-held flip movie, a movie in a theater, or the pictures on your television (though the latter two use many more frames than a typical computer animation).

Animations on the web come in a variety of forms, some that require external viewers, and some that play in-place on an HTML page. Not all browsers can handle the in-line animations, and not all users have external viewers for all formats. For Netscape users, some formats can be viewed in-line by obtaining the proper plug-ins.

In order to make an animation for the web, you will need to be able to generate frames.



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