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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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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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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 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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GIMP converting #ffffff to #fdfffc in GIF

I have a GIF that I'm making in GIMP with some whites in the image. The color code before I turn the layers into a GIF is #ffffff. But when I open the image, the whites have been changed to #fdfffc. ...
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How do I optimize an animated gif for Google AdWords?

Creating GIFs designed for the Google AdWords platform can be tricky, given the file-size constraint of 150Kb. I looked for examples online and found this page: http://bannerspiration.com/gif Not ...
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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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Altering between filtered and original version of a photo and making a gif of it

I want to make a gif of a photo by altering the exposure. I'm actually trying to do a smooth transition to ''lights off'' then coming back to original version. Also I want to save this as a gif. With ...
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Tried making a gif transparent, unoptomized I got a trail, optomized I got a grainy effect

The first image is the gif unoptimized, the second image is the gif optimized when exported. Both images had the "replace layer" option selected. Any idea what I could do to get a middle ground with ...
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Adding transition effects to a gif or short video

I'm pretty new to creating GIFs and video effects so please excuse my ignorance. I searched for 2-3 hours for a simple tutorial on this but it is difficult to find. Would anyone know how I can do ...
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What is the best way to export animation from Adobe Animate for WEB?

I'm not familiar with Adobe Animate. But I want to ask 2D artist to export animations from Adobe Animate to append to my HTML page. As for me the best way to append animations is SVG animations with ...
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JPEG to GIF conversions

Why do jpeg files increase when they were converted from a gif file? When I would convert a jpeg file to a gif, the file size would get smaller. However, converting the gif file to a jpeg would make ...
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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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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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How can you create an infinite looping GIF using After Effects? [duplicate]

I tried to do this in After effects, it worked but the quality with each zoom decreased (I guess it's not zoom, it's something else). So I believe we must preserve the quality, and After effects can'...
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Cropping different layers of a gif differently in Photoshop CS3

I have a gif of two people where one of them is moving out of the frame and I want to crop that person out of the gif entirely, leaving just the main person, which means cropping each layer slightly ...
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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 limit number of frames when exporting Aftereffects as image sequence?

I am very new to Aftereffects and need to know - I have succeeded in exporting my animation as an image sequence (the setting PNG sequence) but it exports A LOT of images, because it is exporting one ...
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How to apply layer style on the same layer on all frames at a same time

I am working on a gif where i have used a cloud image. I now want to apply effects on the single layer .i.e cloud image on all the frames at the same time. I have tried selecting the no. of ...
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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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Importing animated GIF into Photoshop CC

Is there any relatively painless way to import an animated GIF into Photoshop (CC 2015) and then be able to export a functioning GIF file back?
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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 to make PNG-quality animations in GIF format?

I've noticed more and more sites using animated GIFs that have PNG quality. You'd think they're the latter if you didn't check the image info. The lines are crisp, the colors look great, there's none ...
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Transparent GIF with Media Encoder

I made a small animation in After Effects with a transparent background. I've exported it to Media Encoder and I want to render this as a GIF with a transparent background but I can't seem to find an ...
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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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frame animation window not appearing?

i'll do my best since english isn't my native language long story short i need to animate a .gif file and i need the video frame editor. for that i used to click this one button pointed with the ...
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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 can I make a smooth GIF like this? [closed]

See below how to create GIF like this: (I need it smooth as this on)
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Drop shadow for animated GIF

Briefly I don't know, how I can to make shadow effect for animated GIF. For me good solution in any open source/free program, not Photoshop. Detail For PNG images I make shadow effect. Example: ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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Facebook: Ways to preserve image quality of uploaded images?

After uploading an image, Facebook converts it to a new image. Their conversion process introduces artifacts and mottling to the magenta-ish parts of the image. Original image: Facebook's ...
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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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Animated GIF shows all layers instead 1 after 1

I used an existing GIF and deleted the background on all layers. I saved it again with a transparent background. The image is 150 layers. It a a growing figure (like an opening flower). From layer 78 ...
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How can I export an animated GIF in Photoshop?

When I create a .gif file in Photoshop, it works and animates. However, when I export it to a desktop it saves separate frames as GIFs. How do I bundle it so I can save it as one animated loop file in ...
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Animated gif in Photoshop only saves as html file

I created an animated banner ad in Photoshop CC and need to save it as gif. I used Timeline/Motion. When I "Save for Web" the second box from the top is set to "GIF". I click "Save" and the only ...
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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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Recommended format for a large stop motion animation on website?

I have a stop motion animation of about 35 seconds in duration (~150 frames). The resolution is quite large at around 900px x 450px. What is the best format to play this looping on my website? I ...
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Saving Animated GIF With Transparency (Photoshop)

I am trying to save an animated GIF, but for some reason areas that are more transparent than others (e.g. the grey shadow) don't come out with opacity, they become fully grey when saved. When I save ...
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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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How to make an animated gif with a transparent background without overlap?

When I try to make a gif with two frames both of which have a transparent background in GIMP, what happens is that the first frame looks OK, then the second frame appears on top of it, such that you ...
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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 ...