generates a video of fexpr in which u varies from umin to umax.


takes u to vary in steps du.


makes u take on values u1, u2, .

Details and Options


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Basic Examples  (2)

Generate a video of a varying plot:

Generate video from rotating 3D graphics:

Scope  (3)

Generate a video by rasterizing the current value of the iterator:

Specify the start, end and step values for the iterator:

Specify a list of specific values for the iterator:

Options  (4)

DefaultDuration  (2)

The default duration of a generated video is 5 seconds:

Specify a different duration:

If both a step specification and a frame rate are specified, the DefaultDuration option is ignored:

FrameRate  (2)

If a step is specified, the frame rate will be computed from the number of generated frames and the requested duration:

If no step is specified, the generated video will have a frame rate of 30 frames/second:

Specify a different frame rate:

Applications  (7)

Basic Applications  (3)

Generate a video with frames of evolving hue:

Create a video from a rotating image:

Zoom out from your current location:

Animation by Interpolation  (1)

Generate trajectories of a thousand marbles and visualize them bouncing in a box.

Define the trajectory equations and additional variables:

Compute the trajectories:

Create a video of the motion trajectories:

Animation by Evolution  (2)

Generate an evolving cellular automaton:

Make a spherical cow:

Compute the equivalent spherical radius:

Displace the points to the boundary of the sphere:

Generate the video:

Animation over Time  (1)

Stand and watch the night sky change:

Wolfram Research (2021), AnimationVideo, Wolfram Language function,


Wolfram Research (2021), AnimationVideo, Wolfram Language function,


Wolfram Language. 2021. "AnimationVideo." Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Wolfram Research.


Wolfram Language. (2021). AnimationVideo. Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Retrieved from


@misc{reference.wolfram_2024_animationvideo, author="Wolfram Research", title="{AnimationVideo}", year="2021", howpublished="\url{}", note=[Accessed: 14-June-2024 ]}


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