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  1. snailtrailer

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    Newbie zulurita came on board with a clever little snail avatar. I blinked and it has disappeared. She's not using it any more and I want it. Can anyone please help and tell me how to get one of these moving creatures.
    :Smile::BigGrin::Laughing::Wink::Rofl1: etc.
     
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    Google 'gif avatars' or 'moving avatars' - loads of free sites :thumb: search for your theme, copy your choice(s) to your computer and use from there - just have to find the right dimensions (check Jim's Help Videos for the correct sizes)

    Have fun! :Wink:
     
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    I've found my snail - just trying to transfer it but doesn't seem to work on the iPad so now switching on the computer. Liking the challenge!:BigGrin:
     
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    Hi Snailtrailer

    Mine is a DIY moving gif. Creating a moving gif from a serie of pictures isnt hard. A lot of information how to create one on the net.

    The biggest challenge is to stay within the size limits which you can find on Jim's help video

    I had to downsize and downgrade (quality) the pictures a lot before it was within Jim's specifications

    regards
    Paul
     
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    Thank you all. As you can see I have done it. It's much more fun than my photos.:BigGrin:
     
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    I guess that's why they tend to be cartoons? Less detail, fewer colours resulting in smaller files perhaps?
     
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    Hi Devonbeekeeper

    You are right cartoons are much smaller so easier to use within Jim's specifications.
    But I wanted to create one using pictures of our little doggie :Rofl1:

    and it worked :thumb:

    Paul
     
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    The avitar size limits are set by the administrator.. Must admit it took me a couple of goes to make one small enough :thumb:
     
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    As a matter of interest, her is the original one I did and use on a different forum :Smile:
    Same avitar but a few more frames and less compression.....


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