Highlighted

Could not find Make Frame From Layers from Animation/Timeline palette menu

New Here ,
Mar 31, 2017

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

Hi,

I would like to create an animated .GIT in PS CC. But could not find the "Make Frame From Layers" menu as shown below.

Make_frame_from Layer.png

Photoshop version : Photoshop CC.

Release : 2015.5.1

Do I miss-out any selection or setting? Please advice.

Thanks in advance.

https://forums.adobe.com/message/9619136#9619136

Oh my goodness.... Finally after many many searches --

"As it turns out, after selecting 'create frame animation,' I needed to then click on it to set up the first frame.  From that step, I then got the appropriate fly out menu."

Views

4.3K

Likes

Translate

Translate

Report

Report
Community Guidelines
Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Learn more

Could not find Make Frame From Layers from Animation/Timeline palette menu

New Here ,
Mar 31, 2017

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

Hi,

I would like to create an animated .GIT in PS CC. But could not find the "Make Frame From Layers" menu as shown below.

Make_frame_from Layer.png

Photoshop version : Photoshop CC.

Release : 2015.5.1

Do I miss-out any selection or setting? Please advice.

Thanks in advance.

https://forums.adobe.com/message/9619136#9619136

Oh my goodness.... Finally after many many searches --

"As it turns out, after selecting 'create frame animation,' I needed to then click on it to set up the first frame.  From that step, I then got the appropriate fly out menu."

Views

4.3K

Likes

Translate

Translate

Report

Report
Community Guidelines
Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Learn more
Mar 31, 2017 2
Adobe Community Professional ,
Apr 01, 2017

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

From memory, you have to create a frame animation with at least one frame for that to become available.  This is perhaps a little strange because it uses _every_ layer including the background layer, so I usually have to tidy things up an delete the extraneous frames.  It's a _very_ useful tool though, as it lets you do most of the hard work with tools like Free Transform Step & Repeat as in this not entirely serious go at the first Forum Banner Challenge.  That was a fun exercise, and I learned a trick or too into the bargain.

In this case the diminishing scale and offset with each repeat works to produce perspective.

Likes

Translate

Translate

Report

Report
Community Guidelines
Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Learn more
Reply
Loading...
Apr 01, 2017 1
New Here ,
May 31, 2017

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

https://forums.adobe.com/message/9619136#9619136

Oh my goodness.... Finally after many many searches --

"As it turns out, after selecting 'create frame animation,' I needed to then click on it to set up the first frame.  From that step, I then got the appropriate fly out menu."

Likes

Translate

Translate

Report

Report
Community Guidelines
Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Learn more
Reply
Loading...
May 31, 2017 8
New Here ,
Aug 03, 2017

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

Thank you, I have been trying for an hour to figure out how to get a frame into the timeline. Never occurred to me click on 'create frame animation'.

Likes

Translate

Translate

Report

Report
Community Guidelines
Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Learn more
Reply
Loading...
Aug 03, 2017 1
New Here ,
Dec 20, 2017

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

Oh....my....god...thank you.  I spent two hours trying to figure it out. Got past the point of no return.  Thank you for saving my day!

Likes

Translate

Translate

Report

Report
Community Guidelines
Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Learn more
Reply
Loading...
Dec 20, 2017 0
New Here ,
Oct 22, 2020

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

Couldn't thank you enough for this. I was struggling for an hour to view the option Create new layer for each new frame, which was just a click away!

Likes

Translate

Translate

Report

Report
Community Guidelines
Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Learn more
Reply
Loading...
Oct 22, 2020 0
Explorer ,
Jun 25, 2018

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

I, too, just lost a couple of hours trying to do this. It worked fine in the sample project, but in my own project I needed to first click 'Create frame animation' after selecting it from the dropdown. Such a disappointment.

Likes

Translate

Translate

Report

Report
Community Guidelines
Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Learn more
Reply
Loading...
Jun 25, 2018 0
Explorer ,
Sep 19, 2018

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

The same for me...why does Adobe make things so counter intuitive?  I have spent a few days trying to learn After Effects and it took me all that time to realize you could just push the space bar to play the movie.  For me, this is why programs like iMovie win out and why Flash died, etc.  I just don't think Adobe sees the small stuff.

Likes

Translate

Translate

Report

Report
Community Guidelines
Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Learn more
Reply
Loading...
Sep 19, 2018 0