Photo Motion Animation 2.5D Effect Using Only Preview and Keynote

You can add a motion effect to a 2D photo without buying expensive software. By using Preview to cut a photo into layers and Keynote to animate them, you can make a photo come to life. This simple parallax animation effect can be used on all sorts of photos to create interesting videos or animated GIFs.

Comments: 7 Responses to “Photo Motion Animation 2.5D Effect Using Only Preview and Keynote”

    Bob
    2 years ago

    Gary,
    Wow!
    So that’s how it’s done!
    Thanks.

    Bob
    2 years ago

    Gary,

    I think I’m going to make one
    of these animations to draw
    more attention
    to my ‘pinned’ tweet.

    Maybe you could do an
    additional video on
    what form to save in
    and how to add to twitter … ?

    2 years ago

    Bob: I’d try a GIF and see how that works.

    Teena
    2 years ago

    OMG Gary, this is so, so cool! Can’t wait to try this today! Many thanks indeed :-)

    Seth R
    2 years ago

    Great tip Gary, thanks!!

    sury
    1 year ago

    Great Gary. So nice to know this simple method.

    sury
    1 year ago

    So nice to know this simple method, Gary

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