Animated Jpeg?

Hi

I've prodced an animated GIF for my website banner but some of the image quallity is distorted.

What I want to do is use the original jpegs and animated them. I have tried


 This css3 but it doesn not work in opera or most versions of IE



<div id="cf">
	<img class="bottom" src="/tests/images/Stones.jpg" />
	<img class="top" src="/tests/images/Summit.jpg" />
</div>

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@keyframes cf3FadeInOut {
	0% {
		opacity:1;
	}
	45% {
		opacity:1;
	}
	55% {
		opacity:0;
	}
	100% {
		opacity:0;
	}
}

#cf3 img.top {
	animation-name: cf3FadeInOut;
	animation-timing-function: ease-in-out;
	animation-iteration-count: infinite;
	animation-duration: 10s;
	animation-direction: alternate;
}

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Can anyone suggest a cross browser solution to animate 5 jpegs for a website banner?

Thanks
EdAsked:
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Kyle HamiltonConnect With a Mentor Data ScientistCommented:
If you're going to use jquery, here is one I wrote for a continuous fadein/fadeout effect (I made it into a plugin, but right now the plugin only has a reveal effect : http://www.candpgeneration.com/toys/toys-slideshow-reveal-plg.php).

But there's lots of others out there. jquery cycle is a good one.

For this one, you'll want to adjust the width, height, the names of the images, and the image path.

In the html, just add:

<div class="myslideshow"></div> where you want the slide show to appear.

var sw = 400; // slideshow width
   var sh = 300; // slideshow height
   var slideshow = $(".myslideshow"); // slideshow container element
   
   var images = ["img1.jpg", 
                 "img2.jpg",
                 "img3.jpg",
                 "img4.jpg"];
             
   var imagePath = "../images/";   
   var speed = 500; // how quickly it fades
   var slideInterval = 2500; // time between slide fades
   
// no need to edit below this line

   slideshow.css({width: sw, height: sh, "position":"relative", "overflow":"hidden"});
             
   var numImages = images.length;
   
   var slides = [];
   
   // make a slide object
   function Slide(w, h, img){
        var slide = $("<div>", {
            css:{
                    position : "absolute",
                    width    : w,
                    height   : h,
                    opacity  : 0,
                    background: "url("+imagePath+img+") 0px 0px no-repeat"
                },
            rel: img    
                });
                return slide;
   };
   
   for(var i = 0; i < numImages; i++){
   
    slides.push(new Slide(sw, sh, images[i]));
    
   }
   
   slideshow.html(slides[0]);
   slideshow.prepend(slides[1]);
   
   slides[0].css({opacity : 1});
   
   var dotheslide = function(){
       
       slideshow.children("div").first().animate({opacity : 1}, {queue:false});
       slideshow.children("div").last().animate({opacity : 0}, speed, function(){
           
            slides.push(slides[0]);
            slides.shift();
            slideshow.html(slides[0]);
            slideshow.prepend(slides[1]);

            slideshow.children("div").first().css({opacity : 1});
       });   
       
       
   }
   
   
   var inter;
   
   inter = setInterval (function(){
       dotheslide();
   }, slideInterval);
   

// this will pause the slide show on mouse hover:
   slideshow.on("mouseenter", function(){
       clearInterval(inter);
      
   }).mouseleave(function(){
        inter = setInterval (function(){
        dotheslide();
        }, slideInterval);
   });

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preview: http://www.candpgeneration.com/toys/toys-slideshow-fade.php
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Kyle HamiltonData ScientistCommented:
you'll need javascript if you need cross-browserablity

Would you like a javascript solution?
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EdAuthor Commented:
yes please- it doesn't have to be css
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mizzinessCommented:
jQuery has some really excellent components for doing this.  

http://api.jquery.com/category/effects/

I'd just use this :)
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Kiran Paul VJComputer EngineerCommented:
Try the code mentioned here, you can give the file names in an array.

http://www.computing.net/answers/digitalphoto/can-jpg-or-jpeg-be-animated/1314.html
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EdAuthor Commented:
sorry for the delayed response but I have been ill.

Anyway, back to it now and this solution was perfect, thankyou
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