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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Droid212, Dec 30, 2009.

  1. Droid212

    Droid212 Newbie
    Thread Starter

    I have been searching around the forums for some custom boot animations, and I noticed that there is not one consolidated thread for all of these animations. So, I thought I would start this thread where everyone can post their custom animations. I just rooted my Droid, and I am looking for the default eye animation and the nexus one boot animation. If anyone has these, please post them in this thread. It would be greatly appreciated!

    I would love to see all the custom boot animations everyone has made.

  2. DroidJnkie

    DroidJnkie Android Enthusiast

    just sent you a pm. you can post it here if you want.
  3. dja1980

    dja1980 Well-Known Member

    I'm looking for the default eye animation also... along with detailed instructions on how to install it. I went to 2.1 V1 last night and would like to get rid of the "Android peeing on Apple" animation.
  4. messenger13

    messenger13 Android Expert

    I have the default eye boot animation. But I'm headed out the door. If anyone needs it, PM me your email address and I'll send it to you. It's less than a meg, one zip file.
  5. dja1980

    dja1980 Well-Known Member

    YGPM, Joe... thanks again!!!

    Now I just have to find out how to install it!
  6. Siz3.thr33

    Siz3.thr33 Newbie

    how frustrating!

    I did a little poking around and i found the super mario bros boot animation, which uses the full droid screen during the boot sequence (video on youtube), so i downloaded the zipped png files and opened them in photoshop and after 3 hours of making a new sequence with the same dimensions, the boot animation i made only uses a piece of the screen rather than the whole thing =/

    anyone know what must be done to get the full screen to be used in the animation?

    apparently 256x455 is not the right dimensions
  7. Fadelight

    Fadelight Android Expert

    The screen size is 480 x 854. ;)
  8. messenger13

    messenger13 Android Expert

    I am not 100% sure, as I haven't played with it too much yet. But there is a .txt file in the bootanimation.zip file that basically controls the boot animation. The file is called "desc.txt". Below is the stock contents and then a brief explanation of each parameter.

    480 427 30p 1 0 part0p 0 10 part1

    480 - stretched width of the animation (my orig files were 256x256 pixels)
    427 - stretched height of the animation
    30p - this controlled the speed of both parts of the animation
    1 - this defined how many times part0 of the animation looped
    0 - saw no change when altering this number
    part0 - folder containing first part of the animation
    p - this was a bit confusing as there is no space between the words "part0" & the "p". I tried adding a space and changing this number -> "part0 30p". I expected this to change the speed of the second part of the animation, but there was no change as far as I could tell.
    0 - this defined the number of times part1 of the animation looped (0=infinite)
    10 - saw no change when altering this number
    part1 - folder containing second part of the animation

    I guess you need to experiment with the first two parameters. Just remember to keep all files/folders in uncompressed/stored mode. Otherwise, your animation won't play. :eek:
  9. Siz3.thr33

    Siz3.thr33 Newbie

    perfect! I hope someday i can figure things like this out on my own =/ (+1)

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