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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 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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Can't send gifs in Memu Play

I have installed Whatsapp in Memu Play Emulator and can see gifs but I'm not able to send gifs with Whatsapp. It says the file format is not supported. Any ideas to solve this problem?
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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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Using ffmpeg and scenecut, how might I split a video into individual shots and convert them to .mp4/.gif?

My goal is to import a video and export individual files for each cut. I've read through a number of threads on the site, and this question was most helpful in coming to a solution. ffmpeg -y -i ...
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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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ffmpeg throws -No such filter: 'mpdecimate'

I'm trying to remove identical frames in a gif and found the following script to achieve the same. ffmpeg -i gifinput.gif -vf mpdecimate,setpts=N/FRAME_RATE/TB gifoutput.gif However I'm getting the ...
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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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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 --...
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FFMPEG Crop video and insert gif same time

$command = 'ffmpeg -ss 6 -i input.mp4 -ignore_loop 0 -i logo.gif -filter_complex \ "crop=in_w-2*28:in_h-2*25;[0:v][1:v]overlay=15:H-h-25:shortest=1" -codec:v libx264 out.mp4'; i can't manage both gif ...
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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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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 ffmpeg(e....
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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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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 an 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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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 follow-...
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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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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 them?...
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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 ...