How to create gif banners using photoshop

Bitmap (CompuServe) GIF, or Graphic Interchange Format, is a file extension for an often animated raster graphics file and is the second most common image format used on the World Wide Web after JPEG. GIF uses the LZW compression algorithm and is owned by Unisys.

Gif image do have some restrictions , It supports only 256 colors chosen form 24 bit color space, it doesn’t support complex colors like gradian.

Gif banners can be animated , the animation is just collection of images put frame by frame in order.
Photoshop is the easiest tool i know to create gif banner. Please watch this video for

 

Steps:

  1. open your photoshop
  2. choose the size
  3. if you don’t know how to choose the size, go to canvas and enter the size.
  4. create your banner
  5. Click on Windos -> animation or Timeline ( in photoshop cc )
  6. Change the animation on each Frame
  7. To change the animation Hide they layer which you don’t want to see in a particular frame.
  8. Done

Image Impletion of each step:

1)step-1 tp create gif banner using photohsop

Open photoshop and select new

2step2 to create gif banner using photoshp

Select the banner dimension

3)step3 to create gif banner using photoshp

Create a banner

4)step4 to create gif banner using photoshp

Goto Windows -> select Timeline or animation depending on the photoshop version you are using.

step 5) step5 to create gif banner using photoshp

click On the icon at the right , Select New Frame

Step 6) step6 to create gif banner using photoshp

Hide the items which you don’t want to show on first frame ( hide the layer )

Step 7)step7 to create gif banner using photoshp

Step 8 )step8 to create gif banner using photoshp

Enable the hidden layer on the frame where you want to show that particular text or graphic.

Step 9)step9 to create gif banner using photoshp

go To File selection “save for Web ” then you can choose GIF and save the image, this image can be tested in any browser for animation , however you will not see the animation if you preview the image in an image previewer.

 

Thank You

 

How To create Banner Using Animate CC

Animate cc is advance version of flash professional , To many flash is dead , but flash is as live as ever, Adobe has come up with a more advance version know as animate cc which is capable of doing html5 animations , swf , android , IOS and others. Those who are comfortable with flash professional will find this software really easy to work. However animate CC has not gained much popularity yet. May be because people have a mind set that flash is gone and so are it’s versions. Adobe should promote this software a bit more and in a new way. This is software is going to rock.

To Create Html5 Banner using animate cc

This video is simple to understand , though it has indian accent .

 

Steps :

  1. Open animate cc
  2. Select Html Canvas
  3. Choose the size of the banner ( right click , select document and enter the size)
  4. Create Your banner.
  5. Using tween / motion or shape to animate your banner
  6. Publish your file
  7. Done!

How to create a banner using adobe edge

Animated ad banners can be created using adobe edge , adobe edge generates html & Jqery file , This software is good for creating html5 banners for google adwords and double click. Adobe edge generates low file size which is good for google ads , Adobe edge has some limitations but for banner creation is well good enough .

Please watch this video, i have selected the most simple video on how to create html5 banner using adobe edge animate.

 

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