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Questions tagged [animated-gif]

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How do I resize an animated GIF and keep transparency?

I tried to resize an animated GIF with transparency, but it turned the background a solid white. How do I keep the transparency? I read https://superuser.com/a/556031/130929 and tried >set ...
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Animated GIFs on MAC

So I have tried this and it didn't work. My Animated GIF plays once in a browser, but when I add it to Powerpoint it still loops. I used both Photoshop as well as https://ezgif.com/optimize/ website ...
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Quick way to make animated gif ?

I want to make an animated gif of a van png moving from one point on a google maps map to another point on the map. I could add each point, separarely, but it would take hours. Is there an ...
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Display a fullscreen slideshow of jpegs + animated gifs of differing animation durations (linux)

I have a folder full of various jpgs and animated gifs (which are of variable resolutions and variable animation lengths). I would like to create a scaled fullscreen slideshow of these images, where ...
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How to efficiently create a best-palette gif from a video portion straight from the web

I've been using for some time this couple of commands to convert a video segment to an animated gif, having ffmpeg calculate the best palette for it: ffmpeg -ss $START -i $IN_FILE -t $LENGTH -vf "fps=...
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LibreOffice Impress GIF

When inserting a GIF image (about 300kb), if Impress is set to "play it" it freezes. But if I disable that feature, the GIF image cannot be played anymore, not even when saving it as pptx or any other ...
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How to block auto-playing GIFs in Chrome?

I'm mostly asking for this for my Tweetdeck, but it would be nice to have it working in Chrome in a general case -- how can I stop animated GIFs from autoplaying in web pages? Those things drive me ...
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How do I use palettegen and paletteuse on the same command with FFmpeg? [duplicate]

I'm trying to use FFmpeg to convert a bunch of Png's into a gif, while setting the duration of each frame and while using an optimal palette (and other parameters, such as dither) on a single command. ...
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FFMPEG: Convert video to Animated Gif Preview getting frame after interval

I would like to generate a gif preview for my application and made it on my server using FFMPEG. It should generate a gif getting 10 frames for each video but without using a temp dir(or temp files ...
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Can I block the autoplay GIFs on “Giphy”, “Tenor GIF Keyboard”, etc, on Facebook Messenger?

Facebook Messenger allows people to link in with sites like Tenor and Giphy to add GIFs to a conversation that play on a loop without user input. Facebook have shown no interest in allowing users to ...
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How to pause/play animated gifs in Google Chrome?

I am interested in play/pause controls for gifs, like we have for videos(on Youtube, for example) or even for gifs on Reddit(gfycat player RES extension): I've googled and read other threads here on ...
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How to decrease the produced GIF size when converting from a video file without losing so much quality

I have made a project in Adobe After Effects, @30 fps - 7 seconds long - (resolution 506 X 808) and exported it as AVI video file (395MB size). after that I imported the video in the Photoshop and ...
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Capture CLI Output as Animated GIF

Some questions and answers on codegolf have helpful animated GIFs which display the output of a command line program. Some GIFs look great, like this one from the Make me a fake loader question: ...
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Converting a GIF to video changes its duration

I want to convert a gif file to a video with ffmpeg. I'm using: ffmpeg -y -i /gif/583fd7661b46d.gif -strict -2 -an -b:v 32M /gif/mp4/583fd7661b46d.avi The duration of my gif in photoshop is 27 ...
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Photoshop GIF reverse

I've got a question about the Photoshop Timeline. I imported this GIF (you will have to refresh the page, to see the animation),selected all frames and reversed them, but now, after i exported the GIF,...
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Optimize animated GIF size in command-line

How to compress GIF animations? For example by reducing the color index. The files are generated using Imagemagick but optimization seems complicated. For example, the following animation is 864KB ...
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How to retain GIF frame order in Photoshop when creating an animated GIF?

So I have a GIF that has 70 frames on Photoshop. I put all that into a group (70 images) and it works fine when I press the play button. But when I try to duplicate this folder, the copy doesn't have ...
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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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Deleting several frames from an animated GIF file at once in GIMP

When opening an animated GIF file in GIMP, it lists all frames: How to delete several frames from an animated GIF file at once in GIMP? To deleted one frame, one can right click, then "delete layer":...
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Dancing .gif in slideshow “smears” the image in OpenOffice Impress

I'm creating slides which includes a dancing .gif Unfortunately when I play the slideshow, it leaves an impression of the image in the background, like this How to fix this??? This .gif render ...
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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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Why this scanned book image has no background?

If you save this image on your desktop, you see it's background color as your desktop color. If you open it with Adobe Photoshop, its background id checkered which means it has no background. It's ...
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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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Convert mutiple GIFs

How can multiple animated GIFs be converted to video? I use this command to convert 1 animated gif to video: ffmpeg -i aa0012.gif -crf 12 output.mp4 This is a more complex command to control the ...
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Insert Animated GIF into Powerpoint 2013?

As per title, I am looking for a way to embed animated GIF files within my powerpoint presentation. I was hoping for this to be native functionality but either inserting as image or as video does not ...
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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 it'...
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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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How do I use an animated GIF image for the Windows 8.1 lock screen?

I know how to set an image file (.gif format in this case) on Windows 8.1 lock screen, but by some reason the image is shown as "static" instead of "animated". How do I use an animated GIF as a lock ...
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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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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 way (e.g., free or shareware application) to remove this white background and make it transparent?
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How to make a GIF loop endlessly in Microsoft PowerPoint

I need to make animated GIFs loop in Microsoft PowerPoint but when I present the slideshow the GIFs are static do not animate. I have looked for ways to change this behaviour but the advice is often ...
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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 of recorded screen activity

How can I make an animated GIF from recorded screen activity? For example, this GIF that I found is remarkably small:
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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 7?

Well, on Windows XP and on Windows 98 you can put an animated gif as an wallpaper easily. On Windows 7, when doing that the displayed wallpaper is only a frame of the animated gif. How to put an ...
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Where is a Windows desktop spinner info?

I installed an application (don't remember which one) and it left a spinner (I assume it's an animated GIF) in the middle of my desktop that I can't remove. I have logged out, rebooted, changed my ...
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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 presentation....
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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 ...