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Turn off animated gifs in gmail [migrated]

I don't like to be marketed at. Increasingly, my gmail emails have increasingly obnoxious gifs playing, marketing at me. I would like turn off gifs playing, preferably only in gmail. If there is a ...
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FFmpeg: Apply Unique Palette To Every Frame of a .GIF?

⋯ Have .GIF with duration of 10 seconds at 15fps, for a total of 150 frames. Want to use different palette for every frame. Have palette files: p1.png, p2.png, p3.png etc … p150.png - What's my ffmpeg ...
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convert images to gif error marking filters as finished

I'm converting pretty large .png files to gif (2000X1000) I used this article http://blog.pkh.me/p/21-high-quality-gif-with-ffmpeg.html about a year ago to write a script after interpolating to find a ...
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How to control gif loop settings in FFmpeg

I'm able to export a sequence of images as a gif with FFmpeg: ffmpeg -vsync 2 -safe 0 -f concat -i "file:concat.txt" -lavfi palettegen=stats_mode=diff[pal],[0:v][pal]paletteuse=new=1:...
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Hide/Collapse animated gif images in Microsoft Teams?

When my coworkers post gifs in the team chat, I roll on the floor laughing. I then usually "collapse" the gif so that it doesn't continue repeating forever in the background while I'm trying ...
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Why different frame count on ffprobe?

Question I use ffmpeg. Why are the frame counts different between A_COMAND and B_COMAND? sample_gif A_COMAND: $ ffmpeg -i ./for_sample.gif -vf mpdecimate,setpts=N/FRAME_RATE/TB ./tmp/%1d.png can ...
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How to compress gif effectively to reduce size?

We use gifs for our blog extensively. We used to embed tenor nano gifs(90px height maintaining aspect ratio, used for GIF previews and shares on mobile) in it. Now we wanted to create our own gifs and ...
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Turning a series of PNG files into GIF with black transparent background

I have a series of RGB PNG images and I'd like to turn them into a single animated GIF file with black=transparent. The following command was recommended elsewhere, but it doesn't seem to turn the ...
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animated gif speed, nice in ImageMagick or GraphicsMagic, slow in powerpoint

I have N tiff files. In linux I can do convert -delay 0 -loop 0 *.tiff output.gif In linux, using gm animate *.tif I get a nice smooth rotation at a nice speed. And if I recreate N tiff files to ...
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Why does FFmpeg choose 10+20+20 ms instead of an even 16 ms for 60 fps GIF images?

I have a short 60 fps video which I'd like to turn into a GIF file. I run ffmpeg -i foo.flv foo.gif and it produces a GIF file. Great! The only problem is that the motion in the produced GIF video ...
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Do 60 FPS GIF's actually exist? Or is the maximum 50 FPS?

I've been recently playing around with FFmpeg and I was trying to convert .avi to .gif since other methods I've tried to so far didn't work so well. What I noticed is that, when I use this command: ...
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Convert animated gif to animated webp using FFmpeg

How can I convert animated gif (with Alpha channel) to animated webp? I stuck with transparent background, I can't figure out how to convert gif with transparent background to webP with transparent ...
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Banding/ Trailing while resizing a transparent GIF through FFMPEG

I am trying to resize a transparent gif using ffmpeg. link here This is the command I am using to resize the GIF ffmpeg -i default.gif -filter_complex "[0:v] scale=320:-1:flags=lanczos,split [a][b]; ...
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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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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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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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Convert list of JPEGs to repeating animated gif using ImageMagick

I am using the convert command in ImageMagick to convert a list of JPEGs to one single animated GIF. The problem comes when the first frame keeps on repeating after every second within the gif which ...
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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 ...