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  1. Posts : 340
    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit
       02 Feb 2017 #11

    How do you get an animated avatar to work? I've tried a gif. file, but that didn't work.
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  2. Posts : 6,027
    Windows 10 Pro x64
       02 Feb 2017 #12

    Make sure it's less than 100px on it's biggest size.
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  3. Posts : 17,620
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       02 Feb 2017 #13

    Clint said: View Post
    How do you get an animated avatar to work? I've tried a gif. file, but that didn't work.
    z3r010 said: View Post
    Make sure it's less than 100px on it's biggest size.
    And must be less than 100kb file size, that's usually the hardest part, and can break a good GIF from working, and showing just a still.
    I have had to give up many times, because to reduce the file size, I had to reduce the amount of colors, then it was just plain ugly after.
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  4. Posts : 6,027
    Windows 10 Pro x64
       02 Feb 2017 #14

    100kb - really

    I've just upped it to 150kb for Gold, Guru and VIP
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       02 Feb 2017 #15

    z3r010 said: View Post
    100kb - really

    I've just upped it to 150kb for Gold, Guru and VIP
    You the Man John!
    Note: The maximum size of your custom image is 100 by 100 pixels or 146.5 KB (whichever is smaller).

    This will make resizing a lot easier for more complicated GIFs now, thanks!
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  6. Posts : 340
    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit
       02 Feb 2017 #16

    z3r010 said: View Post
    Make sure it's less than 100px on it's biggest size.
    Thanks z3r010, That worked.
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  7. Posts : 16,956
    Win 7 32, Win 7 64 Pro, Win 8.1 64 Pro, Win 10 64 Education Edition
       02 Feb 2017 #17

    Thanks, it looks nice. I'm lazy when it comes to avatar's though & I like Zok.
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  8. Posts : 17,620
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       01 Mar 2017 #18

    Here are two animated versions I made for @lx07 for his avatar:


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ID:	123254Rodulius & Lissajous effects
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  9.    01 Mar 2017 #19

    Cliff S said: View Post
    Here are two animated versions I made for @lx07 for his avatar:
    Thank You Cliff (although I only took a gold star avatar as a joke as I have the slowest SSD on planet earth).

    I'll take the one with both effects. It'll boost it (or me) up.

    Until it gives me a headache anyway.

    Thanks
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       03 Mar 2017 #20

    My latest for myself. I got the idea from @Hemimax.

    Ice Dragon

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