Obviously this animation is not practical for the web because most people will be long gone by the time it loads. Saving the animation with the 4 Bit Color and Optimized Palette options helps a little, and making the image smaller helps more. If youre doing an intranet graphic or a desktop presentation using Netscape or Explorer which is going to load from your hard drive, then you can get by with a file this size.
Well, what do you think? I think I smell a major book deal in the offing on this one! Thanks to Michelle Lill for the inspiration for this tutorial and Daniel Will-Harris for the suggestion of the page numbers along the bottom.
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