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The matplotlib Animation Extension

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The matplotlib Animation Extension

Install & Import

pip install gif
import gif


import gif
from random import randint
from matplotlib import pyplot as plt

x = [randint(0, 100) for _ in range(100)]
y = [randint(0, 100) for _ in range(100)]

# (Optional) Set the dots per inch resolution to 300
gif.options.matplotlib["dpi"] = 300

# Decorate a plot function with @gif.frame
def plot(i):
    xi = x[i*10:(i+1)*10]
    yi = y[i*10:(i+1)*10]
    plt.scatter(xi, yi)
    plt.xlim((0, 100))
    plt.ylim((0, 100))

# Construct "frames"
frames = [plot(i) for i in range(10)]

# Save "frames" to gif with a specified duration (milliseconds) between each frame, 'example.gif', duration=50)


arrival.gif hop.gif phone.gif
seinfeld.gif spiral.gif heart.gif


Altair and Plotly are no longer supported in 22.5.0+

Please use pip install gif==3.0.0 if you still need to interface with these libraries

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