Tag Archive: Animated

PicGIF, An Ultra-Simple Animated GIF-Maker For Mac

Just the other day I asked my Twitter followers to recommend me a good app for making animated GIFs out of my photos. The response was stunning in its silence – not a single reply. But I don’t care. I… Read more ›     

Animated GIF Shows New iOS7-Ready App Store Icons

ios7-6-ikonyIf you’ve been running the iOS7 beta, or have seen it up close, then you’ll be familiar with the ugly icon problem, in which some icons have janky edges thanks to a change of the corner radius in iOS 7. You can see the changes in this animated GIF from Czech site Letem SvÄ›tem Applem […]

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Record the Screen as an Animated GIF in Mac OS X

Recorded screen capture exported as animated GIF in Mac OS X LICEcap is a screen recording app that captures a portion of the Mac OS X (or Windows) desktop and saves it directly as an animated GIF. Incredibly simple to use, the apps functionality should be familiar enough to anyone who has used screen recording with QuickTime before, except that rather than a movie being exported, you wind up with a GIF.

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Send & Receive Animated GIFs in Messages on iPhone

Dancing Banana animated GIF A fun little-known feature of Messages for iOS is that it supports animated gifs, meaning you can send and receive those quirky moving web graphics that were so popular in 1996 and are currently enjoying a resurgence on the web. The only requirement for this feature to work is that both you and the recipient have iMessage configured on their iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, beyond that it  [Read More...]

Wow. Animated GIFs are everywhere now… even on a vintage Apple II Plus! Nathan Griffith put together an awesome bit of code that makes it possible to display animated GIFs on an Apple II+ with only 64K of RAM. How does it work? Essentially, a Python script converts an animated GIF to a maximum resolution [...]

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The Best Animated GIFs Of iOS 7


The new interface of iOS 7 has become one of the most polarizing Apple software releases since the iPhone came out six years ago. Some of the UI elements look childish and boring, but there are a ton of new details and feature that make using iOS feel new again (for better or worse).

To hold you over until iOS 7 is released to the public, we’ve complied the best iOS 7  [Read More...]

LiveClock is worth installing again!

LiveClock, a tweak from Ryan Petrich that animates the Clock app’s icon to show the time, was once one of the first tweaks I would install after jailbreaking my iPhone. But after installing iOS 5, I had to live without it — because it just wasn’t compatible. Now, nine months after iOS 5 made its debut, it is!

LiveClock got a long-awaited update this week that finally  [Read More...]

Before the iPhone came along in 2007 and changed the way in which we use mobile devices, touchscreen smartphones were very different to what we have today. They were big, clunky and slow; it was hard to find and install applications for them; and every one of them came with a damn stylus that was either lost or broken within the first six months. Things are completely different now, though, thanks to Apple’s smartphone.  [Read More...]

Anicons: Animated Settings Toggles – Releasing Soon

ModMyi reported a few weeks back that Dan Zimmerman (@DanZimm), creator of Vibrafications and AppLocket, is working on a new project calledAnicons. Anicons incorporates important settings toggles directly on your SpringBoard for easy access. When you tap and interact with the toggles, they turn components on/off and make special animations to show you what state the particular toggle is in. For toggles such as 3G or WiFi, the button shows what the signal strength is and changes  [Read More...]