SVG powered images

jonathandlynch at jonathandlynch at
Sat May 13 10:30:16 EDT 2017

I feel like HH has an important point - this method uses a lot of processor power. We should minimize the burden on the processor (small animation, efficient JavaScript) and make sure our target users will consistently have the processing power to handle this kind of animation.

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> On May 13, 2017, at 8:22 AM, hh via use-livecode <use-livecode at> wrote:
> @Klaus
> I tested the svg-to-png conversion using both revBrowser and browser widget on
> Mac 10.12.4. This works. It doesn't work on Mac 10.10. (probably also Mac 10.11).
> This is caused by webkit which LC uses on Mac.
> Where it runs, taking frames from an svg animation or from a video is "stuttering"
> because the svg or video already takes most of the graphic card's power.
> @Alejandro
> This SVG animation is a fine demo to show that pure LC script can be much better
> than SVG animation. Adjust there with a menu the speed to your machine (you can
> also change color and sizes of the gears while the animation is running). 
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