gif (or Graphics Interchange Format) is an image format originally invented by CompuServe for web usage. It supports a 256-bit palette, transparency, and animation.

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Converting files saved as GIFV [duplicate]

I have a bunch of files I've saved as gifv, and now I can't find any programs to open them. Is there anyway to take the gifv files and convert them either into gif or MP4 files so that I can view ...
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How to Sort Animated GIFs from Non Animated GIFs?

I have a folder with lots of images and i want to sort animated GIFs from non animated GIFs and move the animated GIFs to a new folder. Tried with software like XnView and XnViewMp for Windows but ...
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UAC Pops up for program that opens pictures. When did not before how to stop UAC from coming up

Ok problem is that UAC is popping up when opening animated gif files and other picture formats when using windows fax viewer. Now before I restored to factory default the UAC never came up when ...
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Turn MP4 into an animated GIF [duplicate]

Not sure if this a specific photoshop related issue or if there's another workaround but I have a 5 second MP4 file which has 5 or 6 multiple photos stitched together, is there a way of turning it ...
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How to play a *.GIF animated photo only 1 time in HTML?

I have a webpage and a *.GIF photo that is 5s. I want to play this *.GIF photo 1 time. I mean I want to play that *.GIF photo and after 5s, I want to pause it. How can I do that?
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What's the easiest way to save a GIFV as a simple GIF?

Usually I open the context menu right clicking on the image. Now theres no option for "save image as", just options for the WEBM/MP4 format.
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How can I edit the delay of the first frame of an animated gif

I've assembled a gif using gnuplot, however I want the first frame to be still for a few seconds before the graphic starts animating. How can I edit the delay of the first frame of the gif?
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Use Windows rating system with pictures without metadata (PNG, BMP, GIF)

Windows as a native rating system which lets you rate pictures. The problem is that you can only rate JPG/JPEG pictures that contain metadata. You can't rate PNG, GIF and BMP pictures that don't ...
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Force avprobe format detection

I have a gif file without an extention called loop. the command avprobe loop returns: [mp3 @ 0x7faa59004a00] Format detected only with low score of 1, misdetection possible! avprobe subsequently ...
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GIFV: How do I create high quality animated GIFs?

I am planning to create high quality animated gif(v)s from my dslr video files. How do I do this? I am running a mac. EDIT: http://imgur.com/blog/2014/10/09/introducing-gifv/
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How to install a GIF screencast creator on Linux without GTK?

I am trying to install the GIF screencast creator byzanz but I am unable to install it as I don't have gtk+-3.0. I get the below error when I try to install. checking pkg-config is at least ...
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How divide a folder of GIFs into animated and static ones

I have a folder with hundreds of GIF images. Some are static, and others are dynamic. How can I separate the static GIFs from the dynamic ones?
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Imagemagick - Blank Gif created when trying to combine PNGs

I've been working with imagemagick (Ubuntu 12.04/ImageMagick 6.6.9-7) and I've been using it to create animated gifs from a range of files using the following command inside a bash script. convert ...
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How to stop an image from loading after it started loading in a broswer?

I have a low bandwidth. So when I use Reddit Enhancement Suite to open and close an image it still loads in background. Sites like Wikipedia commons loads images very slowly too. I do not want to ...
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Can GIF play continuously in Powerpoint, with on-click animations at same time?

I'd like to insert a GIF into a MS Powerpoint slideshow, so that the GIF plays continuously, without stopping even if I click for other animations - and only stops until some specified number of mouse ...
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Can ffmpeg read gif image(s)?

I have a lot of similar gif images and I want to make a movie in that way: ffmpeg -i img%06d.gif -c:v libx264 mymovie.mp4 If all images are JPEG everything works fine. But GIFs are stuck with ...
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Troubles getting -t option with ffmpeg to produce a gif with the right fps and length

I created a movie using matplotlib (the Python graphing package). It is 10 seconds long. I attempted to produce a *.gif using ffmpeg with the following command: ffmpeg -i animation.mp4 -pix_fmt ...
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Using avconv to convert an animated gif to mp4 with sound

I want to convert an animated gif and a midi (music) file into a mp4 video. Is it possible? I saw a lot of topics on documentation, foruns and stackexchange sites, but I didn't find. It works with 1 ...
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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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How do I stop every frame looking like this in a .gif in photoshop?

Like this: Every new frame needs the previous frames to be visible to stop them looking like the above image (see link above). The gif I'm editing has over 700 frames and I can't go to each ...
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jpg repeating gif imagemagick

so this is my first post on Stack Overflow after years of being a read-only guy. This time i have hit a wall and can't really get past it and would really appreciate your positive response. This is ...
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Insert gif in Word 2013

It is possible to insert a img gif and make it move inside a word document ? Inserting a gif is possible but, it just shows the first img. I can't find the answer on google...
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ImageMagick delegate library error

I have recently installed ImageMagick and I am trying to use it to convert postscript files to .gif images. I ran the post installation test: '/usr/local/bin/convert logo: logo.gif' This ...
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Using imagemagick or gifsicle to output GIF with specific filesize?

I have been following this online guide to convert a small video clip into image frames, then combine them together into a single animated GIF. The problem I'm having is that each GIF tends to be ...
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GIF compression for CSS data URI

I have a 3px x 3px repeated gif that I want to add as a data URI for a background image in CSS. However, with transparency it becomes over 1000 bytes whereas with a white background it's 45 bytes. ...
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Add colors to gif palete gimp

When I open a GIF file in gimp, I find it very hard to add more colours then those that are already contained in GIF palette. When I draw with different colours, GIMP is trying to use the colour from ...
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How to make a GIF with large dimentions?

I have 4 large photos (2448x3264). I'd like to make them into a GIF of the same size with 4 frames separated 100ms. I've tried various software off the net (Free Gif Maker and the like), but they ...
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Get Delay of Each Frame In A GIF

I'd like to get the delay of each frame in a GIF. I plan to turn it into an MP4 file. How do I convert an animated GIF to a YouTube friendly video format? In the second answer, it explains how with ...
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Load only first frame of a gif in browser. Is something out there that does this?

Is there an extension for firefox / plugin for chrome / userscript that can make the browser only load first frame of a .gif image rather than (down)loading it entirely. (gifs take up unnecessarily ...
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How to make a gif loop endlessly in powerpoint without downloading

I have to make animated gifs loop in microsoft powerpoint 2003 but the gifs aren't animated in pp. I have looked for ways to change it but you need to download certain programs. Is there a way I can ...
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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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Unable to process GIFs with Tesseract in OSX

Getting the following error: Tesseract Open Source OCR Engine v3.02.02 with Leptonica Error in pixReadStreamGif: function not present Error in pixReadStream: gif: no pix returned Error in pixRead: ...
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Why is the gif I created so slow?

I am using ImageMagick to turn a collection of pngs into a single gif. I want this gif to loop as quickly as possible. This is approximately the output I expect (courtesy of Wikipedia): This is ...
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How do I convert (.gif to .png) this image to get the original view?

I am trying to convert this image, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Dijkstra_Animation.gif, to a series of .png files. This was pretty simple, I used the convert command in Linux, convert ...
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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 do I convert a video to GIF using ffmpeg, with reasonable quality?

I'm converting .flv movie to .gif file with ffmpeg. ffmpeg -i input.flv -ss 00:00:00.000 -pix_fmt rgb24 -r 10 -s 320x240 -t 00:00:10.000 output.gif It works great, but output gif file has a very ...
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How to convert video to GIF using FFmpeg

I installed FFmpeg on my XAMPP for converting stream of video to GIF images. I used the below code but it doesn't work. ffmpeg -ss 00:00:05.0 -t 00:00:10.0 -i input.wmv -acodec copy -vcodec copy ...
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Convert gif to svg using inkscape

Is there any way to convert a gif file to svg using command line inkscape? I would like to convert the gif to a "real" svg but bot just embed the gif into the svg. Or any other command line tool to do ...
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Most space-efficient format for image with large dimensions but few colors?

Recently I have had to scale up the dimensions of a gif image by a factor of 2, this resulted in an increase of the file size by about 8 times. While this is not a complete surprise, I can't help but ...
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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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PNG displays differently in Firefox

Currently I'm working on a website with some bright colors. I'm trying to implement a seamless overlay on top of a few images, to give the sensation that the background is flowing over the image, ...
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How can I get ffmpeg to convert a .mov to a .gif?

I'm trying to convert a .mov to a .gif and I'm not having success. Here's the error: ffmpeg -pix_fmt rgb24 -i yesbuddy.mov output.gif ffmpeg version 0.11.1 Copyright (c) 2000-2012 the FFmpeg ...
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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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How do i create GIF like this for free? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I make animated GIFs? How do i create GIF images like this one ? Came across some online sites but they ask to eneter set of images to make gif. Anyone? ...
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Gimp doesn't appear to render a simple .gif image properly

I have a simple .gif image that I attempted to open and edit in GIMP 2.6.11 on Windows XP. The .gif image is quite simply a 4px by 170px top border for a box with rounded corners; that is, a long ...
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Making a movie into a .gif file

How do I convert a movie into an animated gif in OS X? I just want to convert a movie file (any file format) into an animated gif (so, obviously no sound).