Questions tagged [gif]

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 edit .webm files or convert them to good quality .gif, to edit in GIMP

I have a short scene from some TV show in a .webm format. I wanted to edit it, to create a simple funny animation/meme. I know how to edit .gif in a GIMP frame by frame, so I thought about converting ...
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while cutting gif files the file quality is not good and also background is transparent

I want to cut a gif . I am using the below command gifsicle "Peek 2020-04-11 13-28.gif" '#5-' -O3 > cut.gif The background is transparent The gif file does not look of the same quality How can ...
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FFMPEG keeps converting without stopping when using HStack to combine a gif with an video while also using a scale2ref filter

I am trying to combine/merge a gif/image with a video to output a video that has both in one frame. For that purpose i'm using FFMPEG on nodejs. The filter I am using is Hstack and since the content ...
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How can I identify GIF files that were written by FFMPEG?

I have lot of gif files, several thousand. Some of them was created by me, and I nearly always used ffmpeg when encoding the gif. Now I would like to select those animations from the large ...
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Combine Audio and Gif into a video while preserving transparency using ffmpeg

I'm trying to combine an audio file and a gif into a video and I'm running into some issues despite trying quite a few solutions over Stack Overflow. I would like the combined file duration to match ...
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Batch convert WebP files to GIF files offline?

Writing a batch script to convert all WebP files to be GIF format. Looking at the closest utility offered by Google, I don't see an immediately obvious way to do that. I don't like having to use ...
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Cut gif with FFmpeg while retaining quality?

I'm attempting to cut a gif using -ss and -t in FFmpeg but it's drastically decreasing the quality in comparison to the original gif. I'm using this command: ffmpeg -y ` -i "S:\Videos\Saved Clips\...
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Photoshop - exporting a gif with transitions

I am trying to export an animation I created with Photoshop timeline as a gif (using file < export < save for the web). Every time I add transitions, my file does not export properly as a gif; ...
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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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ffmpeg png to gif losing first half of frame list with fifo filter

Can anybody suggest a solution to (or at least a cause for) the following snag I'm experiencing in Windows 10, please? While I originally thought this was, maybe, a problem with the source images, I'm ...
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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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Gifsicle: Multiple image sources

With Gifsicle, is it possible to combine multiple images (PNG) into a gif? (with variable delays) I was thinking more like what FFmpeg or Gifski can do.
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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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FFMpeg - How to move overlay a gif from point a to b

FFMpeg - move overlay gif from a point a to b. I used somebody posted here FFMpeg - move overlay from point a to b to c to d. I modified it like this: -i input.mp4 -ignore_loop 0 i example.gif \ ...
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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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Rendering a high-fps gif from a video with ffmpeg?

I've been at this for about an hour. I've extracted the frames from my clip and rendered the frames to a mp4 with no problem. The mp4 plays exactly like how I'd like my gif to play, but when using ...
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ffmpeg gif frames overlapping when made from transparent images

I'm trying to make a gif from a series of transparent pngs but when I play the resulting gif back the frames overlap the first frame can be seen through. Here's the command I was using(as part of a ...
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Resizing a transparent GIF through FFMPEG [duplicate]

I am trying to resize a gif using ffmpeg. link here This is the command I am using to resize the GIF ffmpeg -hide_banner -v warning -i default.gif -filter_complex "[0:v] scale=320:-1:flags=lanczos,...
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How To disable specific decoders/demuxers in VLC

I am looking to have playlists of mixed media(GIF, MP4, etc) for an artistic showcase of different animations from several collaborators and VLC is the clear first choice since it supports ordered ...
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How do I export multiple pages of a CorelDraw file at once?

I have a CorelDraw X6 .cdr file that contains multiple images, each on a separate page. I want to export the image from each of these pages to produce a set of GIFs, however the CorelDraw Export ...
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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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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 do I quickly generate low quality animated GIFs with ffmpeg?

We generate a lot of thumbnail GIFs whose quality does not matter nearly as much as the time it takes to generate them. Generating high quality GIFs with ffmpeg is very well covered, but I'm not ...
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ffmpeg How to add apng dynamic diagram on video and let it play circulated

ffmpeg How to add apng dynamic diagram on video and let it play circulated: ffmpeg -y -i input.mp4 -ignore_loop 0 -i test.png - filter_complex 'overlay=x=100:y=100:shortest=1' out.mp4 Do you have ...
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Combine images and gif to a single video?

My project is to join all image files (currently only JPGs) in a folder to a single video file. All images are the same size (1080p) and each one should be displayed for 3s in the output video. Here's ...
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Irfanview: How to stop gif images from overriding resize settings

I have set my Irfan View to automatically Scall all Images to window size. This works great for normal images. However I have noticed that, instead of fitting gifs into the window the same way it does ...
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How can I convert animated gif to animated webp?

On ubunt, I can convert animated .gif files to .webp format using imagemagick's convert 1.gif 1.webp, but then the animation is lost in the destination .web. I'm wondering how to preserver the ...
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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 to combine/merge a video and a Gif using FFMPEG?

I want to merge a video and Gif. My video is a picture and a song during 45 seconds and my Gif is a equalizer animation. I want to combine video and Gif , Gif opacity be 50%. Thanks a lot.
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Why does Photoshop fail to save GIF but has no problem with same GIF in smaller size?

I need to save an animated GIF in two sizes: 357 by 500 px, and 860 by 1204 px. The 356 px-wide version saves fine, but the 860 px version comes up with the following error: Adobe Save For Web ...
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Saving Word file as Html decreases quality of equations

I have a Word file and I want to convert it to html. However all the equations are converted to gif and their quality becomes very low. The problem is that the system converts all that stuff in gifs. ...
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When I create a GIF in Photoshop CS5 the animation is gone when I re-open the file

I am running Windows 10, using Photoshop CS5. I have been using Photoshop every day for several years, but am self-taught, so I am not an expert. I've read other questions like mine, so I would like ...
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How do you generate 'replace' gifs with ffmpeg instead of 'cumulative(combined)'?

I'm using the following code to generate a gif using ffmpeg: src="input.flv" dest="output.gif" palette="/tmp/palette.png" ffmpeg -i $src -vf palettegen -y $palette ffmpeg -i $src -i $palette -lavfi ...
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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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ffmpeg generate and use different palette for every frame

Following this tutorial I managed to create high quality gifs in reasonable memory size. Using piping, what I'm currently doing is this # Generate palette ffmpeg -y -i - -vf fps=15,scale=600:-1:...
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How does giphy detect whether the image is embedded or not?

Giphy has a pretty neat trick with its gif images: If they are embedded within another html page, as in, say <img src="https://media.giphy.com/media/DFqYLyMGpZ42c/giphy.gif" width="200"> ...
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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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Save a Graphics Interchange Format [duplicate]

How can I save the gif "Graph of Tangent from Unit circle" on: http://www.mathwarehouse.com/unit-circle/graph-and-formula-unit-circle.php ? Thank you.
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Efficient way to create video from looped .gif file?

I have two files: animation.gif and audio.mp3; duration(audio.mp3) >> duration(animation.gif). I want to create .webm file from the two, i.e. looped (unknown number of times) animation.gif + audio.mp3....
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Specify background color when converting GIF to MP4 with ffmpeg

I have an animated GIF with transparency. I want to convert it to an MP4. When I do so, the transparent regions are filled with fully opaque white. I'd like to specify the color used to replace these ...
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How do I resize an animated GIF using nearest-neighbor interpolation?

I'd like to resize an animated GIF image of some pixel art. I'm on macOS and am comfortable with the command-line.
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Do gif image frames retain a timestamp?

I have a program that converts images into gifs. the Frames are created at certain times, (epoch) Im wondering if each frame retains the creation time, in a timestamp, perhaps in the header info of ...
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Saving Visio 2000 File to GIF, Final Output does not fit

Good day, I am using a Visio 2000 (yes this version is very old, but this is what the company requires) I am to save the file to GIF image but the final output does not get the whole image correctly ...
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ffmpeg, making gif or video, how to make the “PLAY” faster, fps=1 dont work

i have this problem, i download a gif, i extract all the jpgs from it, i modified the jpg, then i was trying to recreate the gif using the new jpgs, but i found that whatever i try, no matter if is a ...
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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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Adjusting gif framerate in GIMP 2

How can I open a gif with GIMP and adjust the framerate? When I try to reexport it, the option for this is whited out (see screenshot below):
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ImageMagick: GIF to sprite sheet - every second frame is empty

I'm trying to convert GIF to sprite sheet sequence (to .png) using ImageMagick. Right now I'm using these two commands: convert -layers dispose ezgif.gif tmp.gif montage tmp.gif -tile x1 -geometry '...
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Converting a movie to a gif (ffmpeg & gifsicle), irregular output dimensions causes much larger file size

I'm converting a .mov file to a .gif using ffmpeg and gifsicle, based on these instructions; the specific command I'm running is ffmpeg -i in.mov -pix_fmt rgb24 -r 10 -s [WxH] -f gif - | gifsicle --...