I assumed that there was an equally easy way to turn the frames into a movie and there was to make an animated gif. And there is, but I haven’t used it yet.
I was too familiar with being able to use Quicktime 7. The good news is that it is still possible to find it as of Decebmer 2014.
Once you get it, the automater script found on a macrumors forum written by sciman3 works like a charm. Sciman3 has written a wrapper around an simple applescript program that is very handy, and if you follow the directions it will appear in the services window when you select an image in a folder with all the images you want to use.
tell application "Finder" tell application "Finder" to set theSelection to selection tell application "Finder" to set theSequence to item 1 of theSelection as alias end tell set theFrameRate to "" display dialog "Please enter frame rate:" default answer "29.97" set theFrameRate to text returned of result tell application "QuickTime Player 7" activate open image sequence theSequence frames per second theFrameRate set imageSequence to (theSequence as string) & ".mov" tell document 1 with timeout of 500 seconds save self contained in imageSequence end timeout close end tell end tell
With that done it was easy to then upload it it youtube and embed it here:
I’ll be working on converting my process to ffmpeg, a *nix compatible solution, but this was faster for now.