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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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

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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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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delay playing animated gif in PowerPoint

I have an animated gif that plays once (no loop). In PowerPoint, I want it to play when it appears on the slide, on a click. Right now, it seems to play before it appears. Is there a way to delay ...
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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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Is it possible to add a background image to all 'layers' of an animated gif?

I have an animated gif with transparent background, and I want to add a background image to all layers: How can I achieve it without adding it to every layer individually?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 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 export a GIF from After Effects?

I don't want to make a PNG sequence, I just want to make a GIF directly from After Effects. Once I checked out an online tutorial there I could see the GIF option while Rendering composition. But I am ...
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Can I create a transparent GIF with After Effects?

I'm trying to create a transparent GIF using After Effects but I can't get it just right. I make a transparent video but when I use the GIF makers they resize it. I even now have a PNG sequence. Is ...
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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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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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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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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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Strange GIF artifacts when uploading to Behance

I'm getting these weird effects when I upload GIFs to Behance. Here is the GIF, on stack.imgur: Here is a screencap of what it looks like on Behance: The trails don't appear in the upload preview ...
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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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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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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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Why does enabling transparency in an animated gif reduce its file size?

I have a gif that I want to modify in Photoshop: When I'm ready to save, I use "Save for Web" and look for ways to optimise it. These are the settings that are loaded automatically. The ...
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How can you convert a 2D image into a rotating 3D image using Photoshop CS5 Extended? Can it be done?

I'm still a beginner to Photoshop and every time I look up how to do this, only tutorials for after effects which I don't have and would honestly like to avoid pop up. I'd be really grateful if ...
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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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Can I export an animated GIF as a PNG Sequence in Photoshop?

Hey we're getting an animation made for a startup loading for a new device and the company need it as a PNG sequence... is it possible to save this out in Photoshop as a PNG sequence? Thanks!
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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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How to create a GIF animation that moves smoothly? [closed]

How to create an animation that moves smoothly similar to the GIF below?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Trying to save Gif in photoshop, but saves frames as separate images?

Trying to save Gif in photoshop, but saves frames as separate images? When I click the file it doesn't save as an animated gif.. help? I do File > Export > Save for web > Make sure it's a gif > Save >...

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