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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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How to apply GIF type animation Effect on any custom text? [closed]

All. Just curiuos to know how to achieve this kind of animation/GIF effect with any custom words. kindly guide in which software and how would one be making such art design? Regards,
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If I have a .gif and a .png file, can I compare them to see if they are same image?

If I have a .gif and a .png file, can I compare them to see if they represent the same image? For example, let's say I have a .jpeg and I convert it to .gif and .png x.jpeg ---> x.gif \ ...
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gradient effect on gif

I was trying to make animated gif on adobe photoshop and when i use gradient, there are some lines on the gif when i try to open it via chrome. I searched and cant get a certain answer for it. they ...
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Making HQ gifs and web banners [closed]

I’m new to animated gifs, and exporting in GIF format is vexing! What I've tried: The best ways to (relative) HQ I’ve found so far are (1) gifgun (2) giphy. I’ve tried the Premiere way but it’s not as ...
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Why are GIF animations so intensive to load on websites compared to Mp4?

The exact same animation rendered as a 30 mb mp4 video, as well as a 30 mb gif animation, we would see the web server struggle to load the Gif animation for autoplay even though both files are the ...
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How do I keep the file size of a GIF in check for an animated Google Ad?

I designed 5 Google ad banners on photoshop ( first time creating animated gifs for Google Ad) and I wasn't aware of the requirements. The size of the banners were very big between 200 and 1500kb. I ...
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What does this loading bar mean in GIF export in Photoshop?

It's been loading for 5 minutes at the same mark, but it's not even clear to me what it's loading, I haven't exported anything yet. And I get this error if I try to click on Save As.
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1 loop Gif email signature ends with play btn on Outlook MS 365

I'm becoming nuts because of a silly problem.. Not my jam, but to please someone, I'm doing a small gif animation as an email signature. It's fine on main webmails and mail softwares, but on Outlook ...
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How would I split a gif into separate rows and columns

I have a gif that I wish to split evenly into 8 columns and 4 rows and into 32 separate files, is it possible to do this in photoshop or should I be looking into a different application? And this is ...
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How can i have multiple gifs in 1 canvas?

Photoshop CS6. I have the following animated gif that i want to put above a big white canvas, in specific positions. However, i don't know how export a gif multiple times, for ALL the frames to be ...
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How to merge a group of video layers to a single video layer in PS?

I am making a character animation in Photoshop. Few frames in it need to be edited but the issue is I have multiple video layers and when I'm trying to merge them they become a smart object layer. ...
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Why does my Save For Web gif keep coming out in a different color?

I've created a smart object to put in my .mp4 video. I've layered an iPhone mockup over it. When I try to Save for Web to create a .gif, it keeps giving me this weird blue background. Even if I select ...
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Why are my colors shifting when exporting a gif in Photoshop

You can see how the colors got very dull compared to the original. I've tried changing number of colors, color space, dithering. I tried locking or shifting colors in the color table. Nothing seems to ...
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opacity not altering in for GIF in GIMP

I have got a water file for a game I am creating (its currently a gif), I import the GIF into GIMP by using import as layers. The GIF then appears as this: I then altered the opacity of each of the ...
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What can I do to extract images from a video and what software can I use to edit them?

What can I do to extract image frames from a video? Why is this so complicated? I want to extract the images of a video frame by frame cause I want to edit each one of them like how I edit an image in ...
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How would I go about fixing this gif?

I'm new here so I will do my best to cover all the details. To start I'm using two programs, Blender and Gimp. I used Gimp to set up the original images need to build a 3d coin in Blender, used ...
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GIMP failed to load a large gif

The software GIMP failed to load large gif. When I loaded the gif in GIMP, most of the frames became transparent/nothing. The number of frames is 1905 What happened? How can I fix this? I am using a ...
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Reduce image palette to the actual colors

I made this image: And now I need to save it to Gif, but no matter what I try I end up with an image containing only two colors. How can I properly reduce the palette of my image to the actual number ...
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How to remove dithering from image, which was in GIF format before?

I tried to look in the internet, but every question and topic was about improving quality of animated GIF, however it is not in my case. What I have is static image with 256 colors, it is saved in PNG ...
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What file type will an animated illustration come in?

I am an iOS mobile app developer, and I am looking to hire someone to create an animated illustration similar to this image hosted on Dribble. My question is, what file type(s) will the graphic ...
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how to convert animation to gif unity?

I have made animations in Unity2d And I would like to export them as GIF files to attach to my portfolio and I cannot find a proper way to do that. I appreciate your help. Thanks
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Animated Gif on Gimp with Drop Shadows

Briefly: First time making an animated GIF, I would like to create the GIF with drop shadows. However, the output of GIF exports has no more drop shadows. Details: I created 6 frames on Inkscape, each ...
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Stacking three GIFs and one PNG on top of another

I'm trying to stack 1, 2, 3, 4 images through some online tools, but they don't seem to do support a function to make it work. The third one is a PNG image, the other ones are GIF images. So they have ...
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Software Recommendation for Letterboxing GIFs

I have GIFS that have a widescreen aspect ratio that I would like to fit into square dimensions, without cropping. For photos, this is easy by using letterboxing functions. Can someone recommend a ...
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GIF with Transparency Gradient (Photoshop)

I have an interesting issue that I never had a problem doing in the past. Any help would be greatly appreciated! :) It seems that since my Photoshop CC updated to 22.0.1, I am unable to export one of ...
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Is it possible to work similar way with GIMP for GIF data?

I would like to put different size of borders for GIF data. With the help of Photoshop works fine and it is faster, but with GIMP it looks tedious task. After some research, I found FAnim plugin for ...
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GIMP Stroke selection is desabled?

I am working to make a border for a GIF. May I ask please how to enable the stroke selection for a new layer in GIMP?
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Creating gif with transparent background (used as loading animation)

As my title says my goal is to create a gif with a transparent background. I've created an animation within After Effects. Because there is no possibility to export as a gif with that kind of ...
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Create an infinitely zooming image

I found a website that almost does what I want gif-in-gif.com , but you can't adjust very much on the website. I created a gif on it, but I want the zoom to happen on the eye of the baby, I want the ...
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Which tool to convert webp to gif using adobe suite

Which adobe product can I use to convert webp files to gif? I've tried opening a webp file with both premeier and phososhop but neither recognize the file type. There are free online tools but I would ...
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Photoshop is making GIF too fast

I recently got a new computer. I installed Photoshop CC from the same place I got the one I used on my last computer, same version, same everything. I've been trying to gif for a few days now but came ...
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Best workflow for both google HTML5 banner ads and animated GIFs

We have recurrent product campaigns and we are moving on to HTML5 banner ads from just plain GIFs but we are still keeping both formats as some of our target audience is on old systems. I am looking ...
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How was the old GeoCities art made?

I've been going through old archives of Geocities pages and I'm slowly becoming obsessed with the general aesthetic. I never had the chance to make my own back in the day as internet was a luxury ...
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Issue with Combining 2 Gifs in Gimp

So I am trying to combine 2 gifs in gimp but my issue is that when editing and exporting both gifs separately they are fine, but when I try to be put them together and exported as 1 then It has issues ...
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Duplicate frames in animated gif

Is there a way to duplicate frames in an animated gif by a given number? For example, the below gif has four frames. I want each frame to be repeated three times, in effect sowing it down, as in the ...
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Creating GIF Animation For Web to Animate Memory Management / Data Addressing in Computers

I need to create a GIF animation for my blog which will explain the memory management and data addressing of a computer w.r.t a clock. Let's say, I have a digital clock signal with a frequency of 1 Hz ...
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Edited GIF slower than original

I've imported the GIF, edited some layers, and now when I save it for web, it's considerably slower. Original GIF vs Edited GIF Why is this happening, or rather, how can I prevent it?
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Is it possible to add a gif to a still image?

I really want to add a gif to a still image but I have no idea if it's possible. Thanks for anyone's help ♥
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Can you export GIF of size 1600x1200 in Photoshop?

I exported .mov file (800 MB, 1600x1200 px) from After Effects and imported in Photoshop. When tried to export it in 32/64/128/256, it gave me error Could not complete this operation. An unknown ...
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Gimp gif shows transparency but viewers show white/black

So in a web browser this image looks exactly like I want (at least on mine) and the left slice of the image in the latter half of the animation is transparent. However in discord and in windows photo ...
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Using Illustrator vector layers in Photoshop for Gif

I'm hoping I can make some sense of this in the question, but bear with me as I'm not super clued on all the jargon for these programs. I'm trying to work out the best way to move Illustrator layers ...
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Converting video to gif: how to ensure playback is the same speed when using 60 fps videos?

I would like to use videos captured at 60 FPS (or possibly 30) for my gifs. The software I'm using to convert videos to gifs is Adobe Photoshop. Problem is that those frame rates don't work very ...
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How to make animated gif of typed code

I often have the need to illustrate a little section of coding that would be best achieved by showing an animated gif of how the code is typed. I see these kind of things often enough that I feel ...
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Where to get Chibi Maker with complete customizable movement?

I found out that Chibi Character Maker online is the best tool i ever known. Such as these list: 1) ChibiMaker 2) GamesGames But none of them are making the chibi character has a movement, such as ...
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Online tool without login to create animated GIF

This request is addressed to all users in order to create animated gifs that can be placed on one of the stackexchange sites (I use a lot of TeX.SE.) when I would like to better explain a question or ...
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seeking workaround for animated gif frame limit

I was attempting to render a 514 frame png sequence as an animated .gif from Photoshop. It imported fine, but I discovered that within the Save for web... dialog, there is a 500 frame limit. There's ...
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Adding two GIFs in a single Photoshop Document

I'm trying to make a document that has a two GIFs on it. I've figured out how to make a template, but when I try to move a GIF from its document into the template, it just becomes a still image. I've ...
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How to stabilize series of jpgs for animated gif?

There is this series of jpegs that I want to turn into an animated gif. That's easy enough, but the subject jumps around as the people in the image shift. How can I stabilize the subjects? I know ...
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Is there an easy way to cut out white background in Illustrator?

I have to process 120 images, I already did it with fireworks but the quality is depressingly low, I see that Illustrator only lets me cut the white background with the Pen tool, it doesn't have Magic ...
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How to create color palette to avoid dithering in GIF?

I create a GIF in FFmpeg using a custom color palette. Since custom color palette significantly reduces the size of the GIF I want to keep it as restricted as possible. The GIF I'm trying to convert ...
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