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Weather Radar Animation

Discussion in 'Android Apps & Games' started by Tutormd, Nov 26, 2009.

  1. Tutormd

    Tutormd New Member
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    Does anyone know how to make the radar animate either in a weather app or web site? For example, when I click on a radar image that normally shows rain looping, all the droid does is show where the rain is located on the map with no movement. Make sense? Thanks for any help. I already have All Animations checked in the Sound and Display Settings.
     

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  2. Frantic Ferret

    Frantic Ferret Well-Known Member
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    The radar in The Weather Channel app can be animated.
     
  3. indolent

    indolent Well-Known Member
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    Posted this in your other thread also but the free app Radar Now does this.
     
  4. mkhopper

    mkhopper Well-Known Member
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    Not being able to display animated .gif files, like those used for weather radar loops, is a known issue with the OS.

    I have yet to find the true reason for it, but the iPhone has the same issue. So possibly some licensing or security thing?

    From what I understand, applications that do display graphic loops disassemble the original source .gif file, breaking it into individual .png files which are then just displayed one at a time. (thus animated, heh)
     

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