Windows 7 105-frame startup animation creator

This is the third story in "Seven behind Windows 7," a series featuring Microsoft employees who helped build Windows 7. Rolf Ebeling was new to Microsoft when he was tapped to design the Windows 7 startup animation. Ebeling sought inspiration for the animation from the light, color, and energy in everyday things. “Ebeling created a […]

This is the third story in "Seven behind Windows 7," a series featuring Microsoft employees who helped build Windows 7. Rolf Ebeling was new to Microsoft when he was tapped to design the Windows 7 startup animation. Ebeling sought inspiration for the animation from the light, color, and energy in everyday things. “Ebeling created a 105-frame startup animation hoping to give users something beautiful and familiar during those few seconds when Windows 7 starts up. Now, every day millions watch Ebeling's design: four swirling points of light that come together to form a pulsing Windows 7 flag.”

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