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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How to completely remove audio channels from video

Telegram displays soundless MP4s as GIFs. How can I completely remove audio from my MP4 files? I tried Filmora but it only detaches audio. While exporting it still includes silenced audio channels.
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Free correct convert SWF to animated GIF

(English is not my native language) Hello, i create banner in program Sothlink SWF Easy (on page), but I can't correctly convert flash to gif . I try use many programs and services: Eltima SWF to ...
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Concatenate a list of files with different resolutions

I have a list of mp4 files which are of kb's or of at max 4 MB (they were actually gifs but downloaded as mp4).So when I concatenate them using a list of them the video don't work as all of them are ...
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Firefox doesn't play facebook Gif images

Firefox doesn't play Facebook GIF images. They look like static JPGs. I tried changing my firefox profile (firefox.exe -P), and it works fine in another profile. I restarted firefox with add-ons ...
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Reduce Generated GIF Size Using FFMPEG

I'm developing android application that converts mp4 files into gifs using ffmpeg. Problem is that generated gifs are huge in size. And another problem is that I can't use anything else than ...
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How to save gif's layers as separate files in GIMP 2.8.16?

I tried to google but what it tells is no longer adequate. There are no Export Layers option in menu file.
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FFAStrans walkthrough to transcode webm to gif

I would like to use the watch folder features to detect when a webm file is downloaded, and convert it to gif. I'm a bit lost with the UI though. Thanks for reading and help mucho grande appreciated.
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FFmpeg script to convert all WebM files in a folder to Gif, and then delete the WebM files

I'm using FFmpeg with DirectoryMonitor, a folder watching program. When a webm is added to the folder i want to execute a script to convert all webm files in that folder to gif, and then delete those ...
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Size of GIF way too high?

I'm trying to extract a GIF from a MP4 video file. Now i have two modi with which i do this: 1) the regular one: ffmpeg -t 7.7 -ss 00:22:53 -i video.mp4 -i palette.png -s 320x174 -filter_complex ...
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My gif waits too much to loop again

I'm having a weird problem and I couldn't find any help... I'm trying to make gifs by using Photoshop and posting it on Tumblr... I set its loop to forever but it waits too long to loop again... I ...
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ImageMagick: How to do limit colors and dither

I am trying to create a GIF Animation from several frames of a video. I want the result to be small by limiting the colors, but without banding. So, in my mind, I thought of reading the files, then ...
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Use avconv and image magick to convert video into reduced size gif

I'm using this answer to convert a video capture of a small section of my screen to a gif for a tutorial on a webapp. The problem is that the gif conversion increases the file size. avconv -i ...
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Convert image sequence to animated GIF in OS X command line without 3rd party tool?

Is it possible to convert image sequence (e.g. PNG) to animated GIF with OS X command line (sips)? There is many guides that show how to make GIF to PNG, but not with other way. I know there is like ...
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Convert multiple images to a gif with cross-dissolve

I've found both of these amazing answers on Superuser: one to convert a series of images to a video with cross-dissolves between them, and another to convert a video to a high-quality gif. My ...
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How to change gif duration with Image Magick?

I have a gif of say 200 frames, and I want to shorten it to only the first 100. How do I do that?
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Why won't my gif cycle when i try to remove the background in photoshop?

For the project I'm working on I need to make a gif without a background. I tried saving before deleting the background and it works fine. However, when I use the magic wand tool to select the ...
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how to maintain the pixel clarity using ffmpeg to resize .gif to .gif format [duplicate]

I want to reduce the resolution of the .gif file but I need the clarity to be maintained with the same .gif format. Here is the ffmpeg image resize command which I used. ffmpeg -i input.gif -y -s ...
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How can I convert Gif picture (.gif) to visio file (.vsd)?

I want to convert my picture (.gif) to visio file (.vsd). I found a lot of website to convert visio file to another file type, but not picture to visio. that's it possible ? Thank's a lot.
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 ...