Some guidelines for design
Guidelines for Designing Frame-by-Frame Computer Animations
Insert keyframes at each change in the action
Content on keyframes can be changed by:
Adding and deleting objects.
Replacing one object with another.
Sounds can be recorded or captured from a variety of sources.
For example, record your voice using a microphone that is
connected to the computers sound card.
Or, connect a device such as a CD player, MP3 player, or tape
What sort of texts must be included in Animation?
Text in computer animations
Text performs the same function in an animation as it does in a graphic:
it provides information on the subject of the animation or directions to
An animation progra
How to Publish a Video
Analyze Animations for Potential Problems
Identify potential problems that may occur when downloading and
playing a movie.
If the entire movie will be downloaded before it is played,
determine which parts of the movie are taking t
Delivering a Published Video
Once videos have been analyzed and optimized to perform best in the
intended medium, the next step is to publish.
Delivery methods available for distributing animations:
As part of a Web page
On a CD-ROM o
Finishing an Animation
How to finalize Animation
For animations distributed over the Internet:
Create a link to the file or embed it into the web page.
Upload the file to the host computer.
Test the animation in different browsers.
For animations distribu
Streaming and Multimedia
Streaming and Playback Rate
Streaming rate is the rate in frames per second at which videos can be
downloaded or transferred to a computer and is determined by:
The viewers network connection speed.
The content of the video fil
What can we use with multimedia?
Possible Hardware Devices
Basic computer system
External storage devices
Analog or digital camcorders
Digital video camera
Video capture cards
Multimedia Authoring Programs
Software that allows the designer to:
Create multimedia presentations
Create interactive elements
Design screen layouts
Produce content with paint, text, and animation tools
Incorporate text, sound, v
How to make Presentation
Basic Design Guidelines
Use no more than three different typefaces and sizes.
Choose colors that harmonize and are appropriate with the theme.
Use typefaces and colors consistently throughout the presentation.