How to remove or change the background color of an animated GIF image? I would like to remove the background color from the attached image.

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  • You can use Unscreen.com to remove backgrounds from any gif/video. Source Mar 8 '20 at 12:38

There is this useful site....


  1. Click on the tab Advanced
  2. Transparency
  3. Click on gif image, on the background you want to remove
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    better experience / results than I expected, great site May 14 at 15:43

Gifs images basically have some 'n' number of layers , which will produce the animation effect. Open the .gif file in photoshop , all layers will be displayed in the layers panel. Select magic wand and click on the white area , the area gets selected and hit delete to remove the white part. Do that on each layer.

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    Is there any way to automate this for multiple layers?
    – Overcode
    Feb 18 '18 at 23:08

I don't think there is any way to do this. If you open a transparent image from Video Frames To Layers it has white background but it has the frames, but if you just load it normally the transparency is there, but for 1 frame only.

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    I'm not sure what you're trying to say here. It doesn't seem like you're offering a solution May 25 '15 at 0:27
  • Video frames to layers was needed when Adobe broke CS4, they've since fixed it and that issue is no longer present.
    – Scott
    May 25 '15 at 0:38

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