Gif

1 - About

It is normally recommended to save drawings in the PNG format rather than the GIF format. But for animation, as the animated versions of the PNG format, MNG and APNG, have limited support, GIF is the only real option for animation.

3 - Management

3.1 - Creating

  • ShareX
  • Gif Animation - LICEcap can capture an area of your desktop and save it directly to .GIF (for viewing in web browsers, etc) or .LCF.

3.2 - Resize and Crop

3.3 - Compression

3.4 - Command line

3.5 - Diff

3.6 - Concat

Giffsicle

gifsicle --delay 50 -- loop=3 pic1.gif pic2.gif pic3.gif > animation.gif

Options:

  • --delay or -d: 50 = half second
  • --loopcount or --loop, read in loop N times
  • --optimize

3.7 - Explode

gifsicle --explode anim.gif

4 - Documentation / Reference

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