10. Pros and Cons of animation

Advantages of animation Disadvantages of animation
Brings a topic to life Takes a lot of effort to create even a basic animation
It gains the attention of the viewer Needs skill in using the animation software such as Flash
Can be fun to watch Too much animation on a page can be distracting and even annoying - for example too many animated adverts on a page
Educational games and quizzes allow the visitor to interact and learn. Can take up a lot of bandwidth, so will take too long to show over a slow internet connection
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