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I have a 2.0 mb gif I want to make smaller, preferably by dropping some frames.

Is there a command line utility or a program that will do it for me automatically?


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ImageOptim uses Gifsicle for its Gif compression. As far as I know, it works quite well (I don't generally use Gif these days). From their site:

Optimize your animations! This stores only the changed portion of each frame, and can radically shrink your GIFs. You can also use transparency to make them even smaller. Gifsicle’s optimizer is pretty powerful, and usually reduces animations to within a couple bytes of the best commercial optimizers.

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You can use the GimpInstall gimp to remove some frames from the GIF as well as re-optimizing the file by saving it back to a GIF again.

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You can optimize your .gif file on Gimp easily.

Just Save as .gif and then compress or you can save in other extension as .jpeg or other.

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