So I am wrapping up my Swift Tutorial today on the Tapping game but had to share a preview of another tutorial.
I recently released my first sticker pack for iOS on the App Store and have been busily building new packs after the day job.
I wanted to put in animated stickers and the only tutorials out there were for using Apple Motion.
I wanted to use Hype.
So I did.
make a 2 second animation in hype on the stage format on one of the iMessage sticker platform size.
300x by 300px
408x by 408px
618px by 618px
Then export the animation as a series of png files setting your frame rate to 15fps.
Next I used a cheap little converter on the app store called PNG animator to create the .apng file that is needed in the sticker pack
Wrapped it up in Xcode and I have an animated sticker.
Watch the 2 little screen captures below.
Now my wish list for Hype 4.0
sticker format document presets.