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Six amazing animations that use less than 5k!

Braids

You'd think it would be impossible to create something this awe-inspiring using just 1k of data. This fantastic kaleidoscope-inspired sequence, built using OpenGL by Luminesce, garnered third prize in the 1k category.

Traceless

This fabulous animation takes you on an epic journey through surreal, sci-fi-esque landscapes. Created for the Windows/DX9 platform by TBC, it deservedly won second place in the 1k category.

Embers

This minute-long voyage through the glowing embers of a fire scooped the top prize in the 1k category of the Assembly competition. It was created for Mac OS X by TDA, using the OpenGL Shading Language (GLSL). Incredible stuff.

Have you created something wonderful using only a tiny amount of data? Let us know in the comments below!