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9/6/18
can't create animation 0 Recommended Answers 4 Replies 44 Upvotes
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I have been creating animations using more than 2 photos today, and all was fine, until at some point, I wasn't able to do this anymore. There is a pop up saying "can't create animation", even if I just select 2/3 photos! I have cleared my browser data, tried a different browser and computer, and the problem insist.
Any idea of what this might be?
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7/30/19
Same question. Anyone able to help?
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8/3/19
This started happening to me today and otherwise I haven't experienced it before. If anyone figures this out, please let me know. 

My experience today: I created an animation on my phone in the Google Photos app with four photos. I then realized that I actually only wanted to use three of the photos, so I started over. Now, I can't use those or any photos to create an animation. The app will run through the process, but once it seems like the animation is completed, it opens up the last picture in my camera roll and there is no animation saved.
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8/3/19
Same here. 15 photos - can't create animation. 

On a similar set, same phone (Galaxy S10), same PC / browser (Chrome), on a different set of photos, 10 minutes ago - I got the same message, tried again, then it was fine. 

On this set - tried 5 times - same error.

At the very least, Google, don't give 1970's style errors. I'm sure you're well aware that for the same reasons you add comments to your code, you're expected to give meaningful error messages to users.
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8/25/19
Why is this feature so broken?
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