Re: Animated GIF for the Web

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On 03/28/2012 03:00 PM, Alexandre Prokoudine wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 28, 2012 at 10:50 PM, Hakan wrote:
> 
>> What have I missed? Thanks.
> 
> Each layer is a frame.
> 
> You need to create two copies of the background and merge each text
> layer with one background layer. That will give you three layers, each
> with a background and text. Then you will have your 3 frames.

Righto!  Another thing - once you are happy with your three frames,
do Filters > Animation > Optimze (for GIF)

See: http://docs.gimp.org/2.6/en/plug-in-optimize.html

This will remove everything from all layers but the base layer,
except pixels that change as the frames change.  It very
substantially reduces the file size of the finished image.

:o)

Steve


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