can display a variety of pictures - the three most
common types are shown below:
for pictures with a limited range of colors.
for pictures where there is a continuous range
gifs are made up of a series of gifs played
can use any of these image forms as a background
to a screen and overlay it with text or graphics.
Complicated animated gifs need at least
15 to 30 frames to create a smooth running, realistic
looking animation. Creating such a graphic is really
not a difficult task if you have the right program.
We have tried several, but keep coming back to the
most reliable and user friendly - Paint
Shop Pro Animation Shop. This comes complete with
a full version of Paint Shop Pro 5, a must if you
are going to be doing your own graphics and animated
gif. If you don't already have it, then you've missed