Adding animations to your AO

Adding animations to your AO

A short tutorial movie by Torrid Midnight showing the process of adding animations to your AO. This is the same process for any HUD or AO. Please click here for more detail on configuring your AO. Adding animations to your AO This section tells you how to add/change animations. Note that the notecards from the old ZHAO won’t work with ZHAO-II. If you have an old ZHAO and you want to switch to ZHAO-II, you need a new notecard....

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Different animation sizes

Different animation sizes

The diversity of body shapes and sizes in Second Life is a great thing. However, not all animations will fit all avatar sizes. It is for this reason that Animazoo now offer many new products with different animation sizes.   So how do the different animation sizes work?   As a guide, large animations will suit taller avis with wider shoulders, and in the case of females, wider hips too. Medium sized animations are a...

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How do I use animations?

How do I use animations?

A common newbie question is ‘how do I use animations?’ Below are guidelines for using both dance and AO (standing sitting walking) animations. Also included are links for free HUDs. Please note – there are many ways to use animations in Second Life. Animations can be added to any scripted object and controlled by the script, giving us animated furniture, vehicles and many other animated products. However, for the purposes of...

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Uploading animations to SL

Uploading animations to SL

Uploading animations to SL: Preparing your bvh file for upload to SL using bvhacker In this article I describe how to bvhacker to apply the final processes to a bvh file before uploading to Second Life. An overview of bvhacker’s interface is available here The menu commands are described here. For more tutorials click here Six things to check before uploading animations to SL: 1. Offset removal In a sentence: Make sure the...

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Removing dances from poseballs

Removing dances from poseballs

  Removing dances from poseballs: If you would like to take an animation from a poseball, here are the steps you need to take:   1. Rez your poseball 2. Right click your poseball, and chose edit from the pie menu. 3. On the edit dialog, select the Content tab. (If you don’t see the content tab, click the ‘More >>’ button) 4. Open your inventory 5. Drag the dance from the content tab into your inventory. Your...

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