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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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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make some preview gif from a movie with FFmpeg

i whant to make with ffmpeg bat file of a movie file some gif it split the movie in 10 gifs every gif 5 sec. sample the movie is 30 min than it thake after every 3 min a gif with 10 sec. but i ...
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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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Very slow loading gifs on Linux/Mac OS X

I've tried a lot of browsers on windows, linux and mac os x. Same gif-pages that loads pretty fast on windows loads very slow on Linux (like 30+ seconds for page with 5 gifs). For example - tumblr, ...
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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 Covert (.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).
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How to get GIF from MKV interval?

I'm looking for a piece of software (free or not) that will allow me to load a .mkv video (and other video types, not just .avi), and tell it to extract frames as images from within a certain ...
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How to setup pfSense 2.0 for TunnelBroker.net?

What is the procedure to create an IPv6 tunnel in pfSense 2.0? pfSense 2.0 (RC3) supports creation of a GIF tunnels: The help is pretty generic, and pretty unhelpful: In pfSense 2.0, GIF ...
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GIMP: Colors change when I open a gif as layers rather than as an image

I've got a 3-color gif image (#FFFFFF, #3B5AA3, #BE0027). When I open it as an independent image in GIMP, it renders fine. But when I open it as layers for another image (or copy the layer from ...
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Is there an app I can use to edit an existing animated GIF? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Video/Animated GIF advanced frame editor? I’ve found a fair few apps that create animated GIFs from a series of existing images. Are there any apps that can take an ...
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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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What are my options for free .GIF animation software?

In the past, I have dabbled in sprite-based animations. For instance: However, that time was about 8 years and several computers ago, and I no longer have the animation software I used to fabricate ...
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How can I save a graph to a PNG or GIF file in Microsoft Excel?

How can I save a graph to a PNG or GIF file in Microsoft Excel? I know I can save as an HTML file and use the image created there, but I suspect there is a way that doesn't create other clutter of ...
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Is there a good program to generate gifs from a wmv file?

I want to generate gif files from wmv movie files. I am hoping that it can generate from a given section in the movie file with options of how many images are in the gif. Can you help me? This is for ...
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Decoding base64 images and saving to a file

I need to save a few base64 images from a web page to actual GIF and JPEG files on my hard drive. Is there a utility out there that can assist me? I've looked around and either I'm not seeing one or ...
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View palette for GIF image?

How can I view the palette of a GIF image? I'm using gd in php to add some text to a template image. I'm specifying black as the color for the text, but it shows up as olive. I suspect that true ...
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Are you aware of any client-side malware that sends lots of junk requests for .gifs?

I am getting dozens of 404 errors on my site that are requests for gif's with apparently random names, like 4273uaqa.gif and 5pwowlag.gif. I see that most of them are coming from one user. I assume ...
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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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Software to make multiple transparent gifs

Is there any software out there on the internet, preferably free, that can turn a large amount of images into transparent gifs (Assuming that all these files have the same background color that I want ...