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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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gimp exported animation not working

There are 12 layers all GIF, same dimensions, with declared delay times. It runs as an animation inside GIMP using the filter animation tool. On exporting as an animated GIF, all I get is a GIF file ...
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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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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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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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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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How to change white background of an gif image to transparent

I have an gif Image like example and I want to make its background transparent from white. I am an learner of Photoshop so please describe steps to do it. Currently I was trying to edit each and ...
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What's the best way to resize an animated GIF to a specific ratio?

I'm looking to resize an animated GIF (of a prototype), to 800x600 to work on Dribbble. Can anyone explain the best way or point me in the direction of good instructions?
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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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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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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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