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Context > preview to display animation, of animated gifs? [duplicate]

I'm using preview in my context menu which opens the default image viewer, Windows Photo Viewer. Actual behavior When opened, an animated gif file is opened, but the animation is not played--it's ...
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Why can't I seem to get the framerate right when using avconv to convert a sequence of images to a gif?

I need to convert a series of images to gifs. I found three broad ways to do this. One involving ImageMagick, One involving gifsicle and another involving avconv. I can't use Imagemagick because ...
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Converting AVI file to an animated gif with transparent background

I have some AVI files that I want to convert to animated gifs with transparent backgrounds to place on a .net Windows form. I am able to convert from AVI to animated gifs but for some reason the ...
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gifsicle.exe on Windows 7 - Invalid argument error

I'm trying to build a GIF image from several different GIF images using GIFSICLE.exe utility. Here is the link to the utility that I'm referring here: http://www.lcdf.org/gifsicle/ I've all the ...
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How to stop chrome/firefox downloading a gif?

When I visit any page containing some animated gifs (Google+, 9gag etc), all those seem to start loading. My bandwidth is limited and I don't want those to be downloaded unless I really want to view. ...
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Gray colors in photoshop while creating a 3d animation

I have some weird problem in Photoshop while creating a 3d animation. While I'm editing the 3d object (for example a picture which I turned to 3d object), the object is losing its colors and becoming ...
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Does only GIF support animation?

Is GIF the only major image format that supports animation? With GIF images being a relatively poor quality format, why are they the only one that supports animation in most viewers / browsers?
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Mass-creating custom animations for PowerPoint presentation

I want to create graphics/animations to represent 200 team names in a PowerPoint presentation. What is the best way to do this? This is the process I'm thinking of: Type in team name Run a ...
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Convert an image strip into gif

By "image strip" I mean a sequence of images all concatenated into one, single, long image. For example, assuming each frame is of equal size at 128x128 pixels ------------------------------ | 1 | ...
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How to make transparent background of a gif animation?

I have a gif animation with white background. Is there a simple and free or shareware application to remove this white background and make it transparent. Thanks.
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Is it possible to insert animations into Microsoft Office Word 2010 Documents?

I was just wondering if I could insert gif animations into MS Office Word 2010 documents.
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Animated GIF stops working after opening and saving in Photoshop

When I open this animated GIF image in Photoshop and save it as GIF it stops working (rotating). I see about 6 layers. Do I have to do something with those layers? I'm really not getting this. I ...
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Tile animated gifs

Is there some way to use imagemagic / montage to tile looped animated gifs (intermixed with nonanimated ones)? That is, I want to concatenate the animations in space, not in time. I realize that the ...
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Why are animated gifs so slow on my LAN? [closed]

Whenever I load a page with animated gifs, they start out playing really, really slow, almost like the computer is taking its time to load each frame individually. I've checked that the same problem ...
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Photoshop GIF animation: how to slide a 'gradient overlay' layer effect?

I have a simple PSD with one layer, and in the layer I have a 'gradient overlay' effect which modifies the object. It's a very specific effect where it looks like separating the gradient into a second ...
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How to create optimized GIF animation for a presentation?

I need to include in my PowerPoint presentation an animation which has about 1000 frames. I know there is a possibility to optimize a GIF animation in such a way that each next frame contains only ...
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How to add text over GIF animation?

I have a gif animation and I want to add a caption over it. How can I do that ?
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Imagemagick convert making strange gif

I am trying to make a GIF from a set of PNGs (files like f0010.png). convert *0.png out.gif The GIF is coming out strange -- not looking like the PNGs, cutoff, stuff missing, etc. I tried also ...
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Animated GIF as an overlay in FFMPEG?

I have an animated gif that I wanted to loop in the bottom corner of a video, unfortunately when added as an overlay in ffmpeg it does not loop and only shows the first 'frame'. Is there a way of ...
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How do I set an animated wallpaper on Windows Seven?

Well, on Windows XP and on Windows 98 you can put an animated gif as an wallpaper easily. On Windows Seven, when doing that the displayed wallpaper is only a frame of the animated gif. How to put an ...
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How to take a CSS animation from a browser, and export a GIF of it?

I have the following CSS3 Animation going on: http://dabblet.com/gist/2884702. It's basically a simulation of a mirror rotating on its x-axis. Now, I wish to present that in a PowerPoint ...
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Gifsicle: How to set it to not overwrite the original GIF file if the resulting modified GIF file is larger than the original?

About Gifsicle: Gifsicle is a command-line tool for creating, editing, and getting information about GIF images and animations. One of its features is (from its website): Optimize your ...
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Gif pictures on windows desktop

I have some animated gif that I want to put on my desktop. Do you know some sort of software to do this? I would like them to be in the form of movable panels (such as done in the "fences", but the ...
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Convert animated SVG to animated GIF? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Convert animated SVG to movie Is it possible to convert an animated SVG-image to an animated GIF? I have seen this question Convert animated SVG to movie but "Squiggle" ...
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GIF files skipping frames in PowerPoint

I have a strange issue. I made a few animated GIFs in Photoshop and later on I wanted to import them into a PowerPoint presentation. So far so good, but when I ran the presentation, some frames were ...
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View multiple animated gifs at the same time?

I'm looking for a program/image viewer/gallery that I can point to a folder and see thumbnails of all the animated GIFs doing their animation. Or something that make the GIFs animate without having ...
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Should I be afraid of a malicious GIF file?

I downloaded a torrent which had some gifs with pirate logos on it. There was a gif with the text 'we are watching you'. I clicked on one of them and it opened my internet explorer browser. I turned ...
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How can I combine multiple GIFs into one GIF file?

How can I combine multiple GIFs into one GIF file? I just want to display the images side by side.
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Simulate a banner rotator with an animated GIF

I've been using a faulty DotNetNuke banner rotator and I just want to have one image transform into another over and over. Can I do this with an a animated GIF, and is there a tool to help?
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How do I make an existing animated GIF loop repeatedly?

I have an animated gif which, as originally created, animates once then stops. I want to modify the image file so it loops forever instead. What free applications or command-line utilities for Mac OS ...
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Setting an animated .gif as the desktop background on Windows 7

I have an animated .gif I created using Photoshop CS4, but I can't get animation on my desktop although I can set it as a background from the context menu by opening it in Internet Explorer. How can ...
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Looking for a free high-quality utility that can help me create an animated GIF: a rotating picture

I have a 128x128 image of a cube (projection) like this one: I need to make a rotating gif out of a static image. I am looking for a free (or trial) utility or a script that can do that. Os in ...
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Are animated GIFs supported in Google Chrome?

I have recently been testing a website and found animated gif images that seem to show fine in IE and Firefox but in Google Chrome they only show briefly and then dissapear! This happens if I view ...
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Utility to quickly convert a sequence of images to an animated GIF

Is there a simple utility to quickly convert a sequence of images (I have 3) to an animated GIF with some settings, like time delay? I need to convert a couple of such sequences with the same ...
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Cant see animated GIFs properly in web browser

I just recently purchased a netbook with Windows 7 starter edition. Some websites I go to with this will show animated .gif files properly, but others will not. One example of a page that doesn't ...
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How do I create a GIF screencast in Windows?

I need a way to record my Windows desktop and save it as an animated GIF file. Here's an example: I need GIF animations so that they can run from a web page without requiring any plugins. I want ...
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Adding an animated GIF to a PowerPoint slide

For some reasons, animated GIFs have stopped working for me in PowerPoint 2003 (on Win XP SP3). This is a problem only with new files - I do have some old presentations where animated GIFs are shown ...
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Slow GIF animations in Firefox

Anyone experiencign slow GIF animations in Firefox 3.5.3, Mac OSX 10.5.8 ? They tend to slow whole page scrolling, but when viewed as single animations, they run smoothly.
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Is there a replacement for AniDisable for firefox 3.5?

Anidisable is a very handy FF extension that allows to block animated gifs, but still allows to view them when you really want. Unfortunately, it hasn't been ported to FF 3.5 yet. Any alternatives?
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How to stop animated gifs in Google Chrome?

I wish that the .gif files would only show the first frame and never do any animation. Also, I'd like this to work automatically (i.e. having to hit Esc as in Firefox is not enough). Is there a way ...