This quick tutorial will teach you how to make animated rainbow link buttons in a couple of easy steps. There’s a lot you can do with this animated effect, so apply it to different images and see what else you can do.

Step 1

Make a button, or open up the button you want to animate in Animation Shop. It doesn’t have to be anything complicated, simple tends to work best. I’m using this:

Jasc Animation Shop Animated Rainbow Buttons Tutorial

Step 2

Go to Animation > Insert Image Effect, and from the drop down menu select ‘Rotate Colours’. You can alter the sliders to slow down the speed of the animation. Once you’re happy, click ‘Ok’.

Step 3

Now go to File > Save, and name your button something. This is what mine looks like:

Jasc Animation Shop Animated Rainbow Buttons Tutorial