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Cards can be of the following types:
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Depending on how you want your card to look and what you want it to do, you can choose from the following ecard types:  
  
 
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! style="text-align: center;" |Postcard
 
! style="text-align: center;" |Postcard
| These are cards which are of one frame only, with no animated elements.
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| Just like the paper postcards, this ecard has only one picture that is static. Remember, a picture can say a thousand words, you don’t always need flashy animations to make a great ecard. [http://www.123greetings.com/events/seasons_greetings/wishes/season51.html View Example]
| The music plays from a separate file (MP3,MID).
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| Upload a .mp3, .mid, or .wav file for optional background music.
 
| style="text-align: center;" |GIF, JPG, PNG
 
| style="text-align: center;" |GIF, JPG, PNG
 
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! style="text-align: center;" |Animated
 
! style="text-align: center;" |Animated
| These are cards which are of one or multiple frames, with or without animated elements.
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| These cards have multiple frames made up of different pictures. Each frame can be animated or two pictures can be put together to make it appear as if the picture is moving.[http://www.123greetings.com/events/labor_day/happy/esep_laborday_happy_ani4.html View Example]
| The music plays from a separate file (MP3,MID).
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| Upload a .mp3, .mid, or .wav file for optional background music.
 
| style="text-align: center;" |GIF
 
| style="text-align: center;" |GIF
 
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! style="text-align: center;" |Flash
 
! style="text-align: center;" |Flash
| These are cards which are of one or multiple frames / scenes,  with or without animated elements.
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| These are ecards that have multiple frames and may even have different scenes. Use Macromedia’s Flash software to make these cards. They’re great extensive animation. [http://www.123greetings.com/events/new_year/new_year_wishes/newyear61.html View Example]
| The music is embedded inside the same flash file.
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| Embed the music or sound file inside your flash file for music or sound effects.
 
| style="text-align: center;" |SWF
 
| style="text-align: center;" |SWF
 
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! style="text-align: center;" |Interactive
 
! style="text-align: center;" |Interactive
| These are cards which are of one or multiple frames / scenes, with or without animated elements, with user interactivity.
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| Interactive ecards accept users input for clicking or entering text. They contain multiple frames and, or scenes. The scenes can be animated or not depending on your vision. [http://www.123greetings.com/events/christmas/family/family7.html View Example]
| The music is embedded inside the same flash file.
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| Embed the music or sound file inside your flash file for music or sound effects.
 
| style="text-align: center;" |SWF
 
| style="text-align: center;" |SWF
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! style="text-align: center;" |Video
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| Unlike Flash cards these ecards also have multiple frames and may even have different scenes, with 2D or 3D effects compiled in the form of a video cliping. [http://www.123greetings.com/events/halloween/witches/Beware_of_Witch.html View Example]
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| Embed the music or sound file inside your video file for music or sound effects.
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Latest revision as of 01:31, 12 September 2014

Depending on how you want your card to look and what you want it to do, you can choose from the following ecard types:


Card Type Definition Music File Type
Postcard Just like the paper postcards, this ecard has only one picture that is static. Remember, a picture can say a thousand words, you don’t always need flashy animations to make a great ecard. View Example Upload a .mp3, .mid, or .wav file for optional background music. GIF, JPG, PNG
Animated These cards have multiple frames made up of different pictures. Each frame can be animated or two pictures can be put together to make it appear as if the picture is moving.View Example Upload a .mp3, .mid, or .wav file for optional background music. GIF
Flash These are ecards that have multiple frames and may even have different scenes. Use Macromedia’s Flash software to make these cards. They’re great extensive animation. View Example Embed the music or sound file inside your flash file for music or sound effects. SWF
Interactive Interactive ecards accept users input for clicking or entering text. They contain multiple frames and, or scenes. The scenes can be animated or not depending on your vision. View Example Embed the music or sound file inside your flash file for music or sound effects. SWF
Video Unlike Flash cards these ecards also have multiple frames and may even have different scenes, with 2D or 3D effects compiled in the form of a video cliping. View Example Embed the music or sound file inside your video file for music or sound effects. MP4