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manipulate animated cursorAniTuner is a free software to create, edit and convert animated cursors (.ani files). Animated cursor files contain an animated mouse pointer like this one:animated cursorand are recognized natively by Windows.

Learn more about the animated cursor format here.

animated cursorAniTuner makes the creation and edition of these animated cursors easy. Everyone can now create his/her own animated cursors and animations in a snap:

  • Make animated cursors from animated GIF, AVI clips, bitmap strips, or by importing existing image files (BMP, JPEG, PNG, GIF, PSD, ICO, CUR) as cursor frames.
  • Create animated GIF, AVI clips, Adobe Flash movies, bitmap strips from animated cursors or any other image set.
  • Resize and edit frames, set frame duration, change color depth, create 32-bit XP and Vista cursors with partial transparency (alpha channel).

animated cursorReplace the default mouse pointers of Windows by animated cursors made with AniTuner. Or use AniTuner to produce animations for your web pages, blogs, instant messaging applications, e-mails, presentations, video clips or even programs...

animated cursorAniTuner features an easy-to-use interface that lets you visually edit and convert all of your animated cursors in a snap. AniTuner is the successor of our old product called AniToAvi Wizard, and is a full freeware program.

Available with a standard installer (and uninstaller) or as a portable edition with no required installation: you can run AniTuner from any removable storage device like a USB stick, and without leaving traces on the computer.

AniTuner comes with a lot of features that allow you to:

  • open and display any animated cursor stored in ANI files.
  • make animated cursors from GIF (animated), video AVI and bitmap strips.
  • import image files (BMP, JPEG, GIF, PNG, Adobe Photoshop PSD, CUR, ICO) to turn them into static cursors or animated cursors.
  • export frames from animated cursors to several image formats.
  • modify existing animated cursors, and change their color depth or size.
  • animated cursorsconvert animated cursors to animated GIF, AVI, bitmap strips or Adobe Flash SWF movies. On this page, all animated GIF files were generated with AniTuner.
  • edit frames, change their duration, modify them in your favorite image editor and save changes back to the animated cursor.
  • perform operations directly on one or several frames like rotation, flip, reverse, or image merging.

mouse cursorAniTuner deals with any cursor size (not only 32x32) and color depth (from grayscale to RGBA). It especially handles 32-bit cursors with an 8-bit alpha channel, allowing partial transparency in Windows 2000, XP and Vista cursors.

  • turn your old 16 or 256-color animated cursors into 32-bit animated cursors with a semi-transparent shadow: make animated cursors for Windows XP and Vista.
  • export and import animated cursors as a series of PNG files with alpha channel optionally.
  • browse for animated cursors on your computer and preview them directly in AniTuner.

See a list of all features, view some screenshots and video tutorials.

.: Have fun with cursors!

cursorsCreate personalized animated cursors and animated GIF for your web pages and blogs.

cursorsCustomize your Windows mouse pointers or put funny animated images, emoticons and smileys in your emails, messages, IM...

cursor Programmers can also use animated cursors in their applications.

:: Convert your existing animations like animated GIFs to animated cursors


.: Some awards for AniTuner

5/5 file dudes

Software.Informer Editor's pick award

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