Sometimes you need to slow down an animation, for example if you’re making a button with text on. With this tutorial you can learn to control the speed of your images.

Step 1

Often on sites I see something like this:

Jasc Animation Shop Slowing Animations Tutorial

Now obviously, that’s far too fast. To slow it down, click on one of the frames in your animation so it has both red and blue lines around it, then right click and select Frame Properties:

Jasc Animation Shop Slowing Animations Tutorial

Step 2

Change the ‘Display Time….’ accordingly. You will probably want to use something between 60 and 70, maybe more, depending on what you’re slowing. Do this for all of your frames, and then preview your animation to check it’s slow enough. Here’s mine:

Jasc Animation Shop Slowing Animations Tutorial