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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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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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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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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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 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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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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GIFs on PowerPoint 2010 running at a lower frame rate than actual

As the title suggests. I have to put a GIF I made on Flash in a PowerPoint presentation. But when I run the presentation, the GIF runs on a dreadfully low frame rate. Is this issue fixed in later ...
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Gif keeps overlapping in Photoshop

So, my gif is completly fine in photoshop and is showing it is perfect and good to go. But when I see it on the web, this is what happens. I am trying to make it transparent. http://i.imgur.com/...
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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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Photoshop CS6: problem with cropping animated gif after moving layers

So I started making animated gif images for a little side project lately and encountered a problem for which I couldn't find any information online. Basically, since the subject in the future gif is ...
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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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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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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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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 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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anchor a floating selection to multiple layers in GIMP?

I'm making an animated GIF using layers in GIMP. I have an image of an equation that I want to put on the same place in each frame. I tried opening the equation in GIMP, and then copy and pasting it ...
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Problem with opacity after saving as PNG-8 or GIF from Photoshop

I am a web developer and I have a problem with the opacity of a photo after saving as a PNG or GIF. I have an image with a transparent background with a layer with less than 1% opacity. After saving ...
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How to remove every second frame from an animated gif?

I have a folder full of videos that I want to convert to an animated gifs. ffmpeg/avconv does a bad job of doing it directly, so I instead convert the video to a gif by first outputting each frame as ...
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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 do I create animation for google adwords?

I have created an ad campaign for Google Adwords in Photoshop and am now saving the files as .gif but I cant get my file sizes to under 150kb while keeping the image quality. What are my options ...
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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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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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How to remove the background color from and animated GIF image? [duplicate]

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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Saving GIF with small file size without losing quality

I am creating a very basic GIF file for an email graphic. The file consists of two text frames, a rule line, background color and an image that moves from left or right across the frame with a smooth ...
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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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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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Looped GIF or video in InDesign

Is it possible to A, embedding an animated GIF, or B, embedding a video where the controllers are hidden and loops itself automatically within InDesign, then export it as an interactive PDF? Is ...
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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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Create animated gif of an arrow being hand-drawn

I want to hand-draw an arrow, on either an ipad or the trackpad of a macbook, and generate an animated gif which 'replays' the drawing in real time. I want the animation to look like an arrow being ...
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How to create the effect in this animated GIF of morphing faces?

I saw an amazing animated gif And I thought I should give it a go. I tried laying out several friends' pictures in movie maker and power director and though I sort of have a video where it is ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 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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