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Questions tagged [gif]

Questions about GIF; short for Graphics Interchange Format, a bitmap image file format capable of storing up to 256 RGB colours and it also supports animation. It's primarily used for the web due to its ability to compress file size by limiting the colour palette. Ask anything about creating graphics for the GIF file format.

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Does the GIF file format remove shared data between frames?

I'm looking into various file formats and how they are optimized for their main purposes, but I've found that the GIF file format uses lossless compression meaning it would have a higher file size ...
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How to record screen on graphicdesign.stackexchange? [duplicate]

I've seen some answers on graphicdesign.stackexchange.com where people have made small recordings of how they navigate menus to show someone where a particular item is located. These are usually ...
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Creating high quality animated backgrounds from Illustrator files

I have some artwork in illustrator that I would like to animate and get a gif. Say I have a background pattern and I want to randomly move the elements inside to get a natural look of particles ...
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How does Google create such professionally-looking screen recording GIFs?

Recently, I have come across this screen recording from a Google blog: https://gsuiteupdates.googleblog.com/2019/03/set-start-times-and-import-reminders-in.html Notice how the mouse pointer moves in ...
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Noise on GIF exported from After Effects

I've run into this issue more than once and haven't figured it out yet - I made a few projects in Adobe After Effects then exported GIFs through Adobe Media Encoder, and they turned out looking like ...
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Photoshop CS6: export selected frame range as GIF

I'm making animations in Photoshop CS6, wanting to export them as GIFs. I know how to export the animation sequence, but I don't want to export the entire sequence. I want to export frames 1-44 as ...
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How does Gifmaker.org remove white halo on transparent GIFs? [duplicate]

When I try to export with Photoshop or use other online GIF makers, they always end up with the ugly white halo. What makes Gifmaker.org so different, and how can I replicate it in Photoshop or Adobe ...
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2D illustration to animate into 3D gif? [closed]

How can I create any 2D animation to do this type of animation? What programs can I use? I am looking to make a flat, circular-bound illustration into a 3D coin (with a different back) and rotate ...
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How to make a HD Gif? [duplicate]

I'm trying to make a Gif with Photoshop,its looking very dotty pixelated.Need some help to make it look smooth especially with gradient.
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Edit Animated GIF to add polygons

I am working on an animated gif with many layers and want to add a polygon on all images. How to perform it ?
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Make gif with timeline in photoshop

My question is simple: I have been using time line before that looks like this but now it looks like this How can i get it back so it looks like in the first picture?
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How to save 3D PhotoShop text and imaging as PNG or GIF…?

I've been working with PhotoShop for awhile. This has been the first time I've tried to save an image as a PNG or GIF and had it be an unavailable as a save file format. Did some research, I believe ...
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Create prototype with iPhone X round corner

Hey guys (and to dribble experts), I'm trying to create a prototype using iPhone X mockups. I'm following this simple tutorial to do this (basically my flow : 1) create screens in Figma 2) export to ...
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Images allowing you to copy text

I was wondering, given the sheer amount of images with text in front, posted on Facebook, some of which may make you want to select and translate via machine translation of copy and paste, has anyone ...
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GIMP fill gif canvas background with image background

Normally people would want to make the gif background transparent. But how to fill all the cavas background with the "grey-like color" background of the image and apply to all 90+ layers? I have ...
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how to change “frame animation” to “video timeline”?

When i open the timeline window it directly opens up as frame animation and it doesn't show me the option where you can choose either "frame animation" or "video timeline" so where do i change it?
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Make a Rainbow GIF [duplicate]

I am trying to make this image into gif with the blue parts circling through the rainbow spectrum, can someone help me out.
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Cropping GIF makes movement of objects weird

I have a GIF which I want to save (see below). There are some products that fly in and out of the picture (they are rotating). In the end I don't want to have the transparent part of the GIF. When I ...
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Removing white dots from gif

I was trying to remove background from this gif in photoshop. When I was done I saved it for web but my problem is that when playing the gif after saving, loads of white dots appear out of nowhere. ...
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Photoshop Animation Stacks Frames on Second Loop

I'm trying to create a gif in Photoshop using timeline. I have it set to loop forever. It works perfectly the first loop, but has problems once it hits the second (or subsequent) loop. The first frame ...
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How to remove artifacts at the edge of a GIF?

Open this image in Mozilla or Chrome browser, So you show the display some white pixels in the outer side of gif. I didn't apply any effect, just used two flat colors and round or text in that. How ...
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Slideshow with embedded links

What I want to do is create an animated GIF(?) that will scroll thru a number of pictures, when you you click on pic1 it takes you to url 1, when you click on pic 2 it takes you to url 2 etc. I want ...
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Photoshop animation: Contour lines from one frame kept in the second frame of animation

I'm creating a gif animation of a castle where the first frame is the castle constructed and the second frame is the castle destroyed. I have to place the image on a website. The issue I'm facing is ...
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GIF in After Effects [closed]

I've watched and read several tutorials. The file with one layer and a snowfall effect, exports to a .mov (I don't have GifGun). I try to open it in Photoshop CC and I get an error "Dynamic Link ...
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Photoshop CC keeps adding blank layers to my GIf images

Photoshop CC is adding blank frames in to the gif that I am creating from a video. Even if I delete the blank layers or put something on them it still exports with blanks that cause the image to ...
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Transparent GIF is forming grainy, transparent static and I don't know how to fix it.(GIMP)

So, I'm trying to make this gif for a meme but no matter what I do I guess this swiss cheese looking error and I can't even figure out what the term is to google!
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Gimp Gif transparency issue

I found this gif online and I loved it but it had a white background. I've managed to get Most of it off, but now it is leaving behind a trail of each frame. I'm not sure why. That's the Gif after I ...
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Animated GIF not fading in

I created an image that's kind of in three parts. The left piece, a plus sign, the right piece. The idea was that I'd create an animated GIF and start with the left piece, then fade in the plus sign, ...
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Where can I find GIF inspiration about a certain subject (find us page)?

I started working as a graphic designer two days ago. My boss asked me to create more than one gif to clarify the location of a company and when I created one and he said "I could've liked it two ...
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Why does enabling transparency in an animated gif reduce its file size?

Update 1: I've fiddled around with different images after reading Yorik's comment “. . . AFIAK gifs do not store the whole image per-frame, but rather sub-frames that change.” It does seem like ...
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How can I make smooth, crisp animation?

I am working on doing an Electronic Direct Mail (EDM) for a client and I want to make a really smooth simple animation of a notification bell ringing. Typically I would use Photoshop to make a .gif, ...
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Rainbow color changing GIF in photoshop?

I want to make a rainbow color changing gif, where I can adjust the speed of the color changing and what color it changes to and etc. Basically, as example, I want to turn this: Into something like ...
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How do I create an animated gif in photoshop using the timeline animation?

I do exactly what the person in this (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TeKepjnntWM) video does between 2:01 and 2:20 - I add 3 photos, place them inside a video group in timeline animation and use the ...
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Strange artefacts in GIF-animated image with transparency

I try to create an animated GIF of a bee. This image is a gif with transparency. I export it in Adobe Animate CC 2018 with such settings: but as a result: I can't use this image on web. There are to ...
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Text dump to gif? [closed]

(sorry in advance, I have no idea where to put this) I'm part of a team working to figure out something in an ARG currently happening. The person running this ARG gave us a link to a pastebin that ...
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How to create click and stop GIFs for Facebook?

I have seen GIFs on Facebook which will freeze on the mouse click. Normally these kinds of GIF are used to run a contest in social media. Right now I am not getting any social media links for ...
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Is this animated GIF showing Illustrator step by step drawings easy to understand?

I'm trying to make some short animated gifs about Illustrator, with little step-by-step drawings exercises. I could put some explanatory text in some frames but I would prefer not to do that. Maybe ...
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How to convert videos to .GIF without photoshop on Mac

So, I want to make an animated profile picture for myself, but, I don't want to use other applications or 3 party software to convert it because of privacy reasons. Also, I don't have a windows ...
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how to swf file convert gif format with onmouse over and onmouse out [closed]

Hi i am created flash file moving image when i click on the image running stop muse out running continuously. same i converted gif format but on mouse click and on mouse over not working pls give me ...
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Importing a no-disposed frames animated GIF into Photoshop

I've been mucking about with animated GIFs for a while now, but I've only come across these in the last two days. The last two times I just manually flipped on the layers frame by frame to create the ...
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GIMP - GAP Extract Videorange Only Gets First Frame

What I am trying to do: I am trying to use Gimp (2.8) to convert an mp4 video to a gif. What I've done & The Problem: I downloaded and installed GAP (I pasted the resources I used below). ...
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How can I allow a GIF to play in PowerPoint Normal mode?

I have a problem that the gif picture is not playing in normal mode, I know that this is normal, it would be playing only in presentation mode. I just want to check if there is any trick to make it ...
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GIMP How to make existing gif background transparent

I have the following gif, how to make the grey background transparent if not white?
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How to make GIFs open with navigator by default?

I have several looped animated GIFs, that I like to place in one USB stick. I'd like the person who plugs this stick in whatever computer to be able to read the GIFs by clicking on them. By default, ...
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Trim transparent pixels on the outer edge of an animated GIF

Here is a transparent GIF that I made using Blender and Photoshop: I'm happy with it, but I would like to trim out the transparent pixels that are unused around the ball throughout the animation to ...
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Fastest way to create a transparent GIF from PNG

I often create GIFs from a consecutive sequence of transparent PNGs (exported from a 3D modeling app). My current workflow is: 1-Export the animation from the 3D app (Blender) to transparent PNGs 2-...
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Reducing the frame rate of an animated GIF in Photoshop

I'm doing an animated GIF logo for a client and would like to know if there is a way to reduce the frame rate in Photoshop? I know I can delete frames one by one, but that's not a great solution for ...
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InVision : How to export or record or convert prototype to video / gif in InVision?

I am using InVision for prototyping online. I am done with designing. Now I want to export this interactions as video or gif to show others or to upload in social media. Can anyone help me how to do ...
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Photoshop CS6 - Gif frames issue

Good Afternoon! My problem is a bit complex, so this I'm going to break it into some topics: My project: The project consists in a static background overlayed by some imagery elements and a gif (the ...
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Clipping/Masking On A Timeline/Tweened Frames On Photoshop CS5 and Up

Good day, Art Creators! I have a questions with regards of clipping or masking a certain part of a GIF that I'm making - I'm not sure how would I explain it, but I'd rather show it below: Here's ...