Animation in LiveCode
hh at livecode.org
Mon Jan 4 23:17:58 CET 2016
Classical tools are, for all main platforms available, imagemagick or, faster, graphicsmagick. Both are callable via shell from LC on all desktop platforms.
They easily convert frames from a lot of different image formats to gif (also, for example, multi-page PDFs!). Transparency is one of a bunch of options available for such conversions.
And gifs play easily in LC, even in 'highly experimental' HTML standalones, see for example http://hh.on-rev.com/html5/SantasAreBusy-8.0.0-dp-9X.html
(which is essentially Richmond's move-method).
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