CoffeeCup Gif Animator is used for creating animations for websites. It supports creation of GIFs using BMP or JPEG image files. Output files created with the program can be done in SWF or GIF. This program is easy to use even for novice computer users. The main window is divided into four different sections. They are:
• Frame – This section is where users can add images to be used for the frames of the GIF file. The frame filename and its size will also be displayed on the window.
• Frame Properties – The Frame Properties window is where users can set the delay time for GIF in seconds and set the disposal setting.
• Animation Properties – Under this window, users can enable the Loop Forever setting or choose to play the GIF in a set number of times. There is also an option for using image transparency and setting the transparency color.
• Preview – The preview is located at the bottom right corner of the main window. Users can view a preview of the GIF animation on the window.
After creating a GIF animation, users can save the file as a GIF or as a Flash SWF file under the File menu. There is also an option for copying the HTML code for the file, so the animation can be used on websites.