Join Doug Winnie for an in-depth discussion in this video What is the cycle tile?, part of Building Windows Phone 8 Live Tiles.
The cycle tile displays a rotation of images, up to nine, that will animate as …a pan and cycle between each image. When in it's small size, a static image …is used instead, but will still display the notification counts in the upper …right-hand corner. In the medium size, the background images …will rotate, using a vertical pan, and then flip between each of the various …images inside of your tile. The notification counselor's still …displayed in the upper right-hand corner and then the title's displayed in the …lower left. Finally, in the wide format, the same …parameters are used. But in this case, you have the wider …aspect of the tile. The wider rotating background images are …then displayed in the same vertical pan as the medium tile and then we also have …our notification counts and our title.…
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