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Questions tagged [gif]

File extension for images. Has the capability to be animated.

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GIF maker for 18.04 [duplicate]

I want to try making animated GIFs ( smilies ). All I need to do is combine 2 or 3 images into GIF. What will be the best way to do it ? PS : I prefer a transparent background
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Ubuntu 18.10 GIF Thumbnails? [duplicate]

Anyone manage to get thumbnails for GIF files working in 18.10? None of the previous methods for adding a custom thumbnailer seemed to work for me like it did in past Ubuntu versions.
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How to resize a gif without deforming and remove the blank white region when it's cropped?

The below gif's dimensions are 600*800. Height is 800 pixels, so there's a lot of blank space at the bottom I want to remove. This was saved as old.gif: file old.gif old.gif: GIF image data, ...
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How to create customized “google search bar” gifs [duplicate]

I am using Firefox on Ubuntu 16.04. What is the best way to create customized "google search bar" gifs like this one? Is there a software for doing this? A website? Or should I just record my screen ...
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install FFmpeg codecs to make gifcurry work

I'm trying to use gifcurry on Ubuntu 16.04 but I get the following warning which will not allow me to select my mp4 I created in KdenLive. I installed gifcurry as instructed on the site. It opens up ...
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Where does the peek snap locate its finished file?

trying the snap on Bionic Beaver and I cannot locate where it is located. Do you thnk someone could help me sometime in terms of a sysfolder?
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What's a good program to record as gif/mp4 in a window section in a configurable way? [duplicate]

I want to know a list of programs(GUI) to record both gif and mp4 and be able to change frames rate quality. SO: Ubuntu 16.04
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video/gif lag on all browsers and media players since 18/04 upgrade

The other week I installed 18.04 Budgie on my Lenovo T430 and have been experiencing significant video (but not audio) lag between Opera, Chrome, Chromium, and VLC for embedded videos as well as .GIFs....
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Is there a command to get the number of frames in a gif?

Is there a command to get the number of frames in a gif? I have some gifs, and I want to convert them into arrays, but I want to limit the array, and structure of the array based on the number of ...
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No thumbnails for GIF images in Ubuntu 17.10

I set up thumbnails for GIF images on an earlier version of Ubuntu by following the instructions in this answer. Since my upgrade to 17.10 I've noticed GIF thumbnails are no longer generated. I've ...
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How to set a gif/video as a terminal background?

As stated in the title, I want to have a moving terminal background. I'm currently using Konsole which does accept gif files as a background, however only the first frame is displayed. Can any of you ...
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Recommendation: GUI video to GIF editor

There are already questions on how to: Convert a video to GIF at the command line Record a screencast What are friendly, full-featured GUI editing tools to create a GIF from a video? Ideally, I'm ...
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PNG strip image to animated photo file?

I'm interested in turning an image strip into a high quality GIF or APNG file. The image I particularly want to convert is a gradient image with dimensions 1530x1 made up of raw hexadecimal color ...
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Fix animated GIF images which eog can't open, but Firefox and ImageMagick can

I received a collection of animated GIF images from a friend, but I am unable to open some of them them with the standard image viewer eog. The error messages showing up when trying to open them ...
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ImageMagick convert command to make a .gif from a large number of .xpm files

I need to convert a large number (~10k) of .xpm files generated by my code to a .gif file. I used ImageMagick as instructed here: How to convert a PNG strip to a GIF? But my filenames are like plot*....
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Cut duration of animated gif

I have an animated gif and I'd like to cut off the last 5 seconds. Does anyone know how to do that in Linux/Ubuntu?
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How to make gif which goes backwards and forwards on a loop?

I have an mp4 clip which I would like to turn into a smooth looking gif which would replay backwards at the same speed and quality as it plays forwards. That is when it would reach the end of the clip,...
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GIF viewer for 16.04

I tried to view a GIF through image viewer. It says, not supported. What do I need to view GIFs in 16.04 ? Update : I used " Peek " to generate screen cast. Firefox too failed to open it. Seems like ...
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Converting gifv to jpg

How can I convert .gifv to .jpg? Is there also any script to capture the keyframe which is most informative? jalal@klein:~$ convert -verbose -coalesce MRtIA77.gifv rabbit.jpg convert: no decode ...
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How can I combine two animated GIF images into one?

I have two animated .gif files. Is it possible to combine these two .gif into one .gif?
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Using Gifs as Wallpaper on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

So I found this program called LiveWallpaper that has a variety of Gifs to use as Wallpapers and I think it's alright... But I want a bit more variety and was hoping there's a way to either add more ...
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Remove dither from gif on gifsicle

I'm sorry if my question can be silly, but I need you. How can I remove (if it's possible..) the dither from my gif using gifsicle? I searched but I didn't find anything (or I didn't understand.. I'm ...
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How to play Gif Images on ubuntu phone

I have the Ubuntu phone Aquaris E4.5 and I can't seem to be able to play gif files with the the gallery app, the images are saved on my memory card fyi, so should it be possible? Do I need a special ...
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How can I create an animated GIF in Ubuntu using a set of images?

I have a set of about 500 JPEG images. The collective size of the set is about 60 MB and each image has the dimensions 480 x 270. I want to convert these images to an animated GIF. I have attempted ...
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How to create an animated GIF from MP4 video via command line?

I want make an animated .gif from an .mp4 video. I would prefer to do it from the command line, so please only list command line tools.
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How do I create an animated gif from still images (preferably with the command line)?

I want make a .gif animated picture from a given set of .jpg pictures. I would prefer to do it from the command line, so command line tools would be very welcome.
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Nautilus not generating thumbnails for GIF images

No matter what I try (changing the preview options, deleting the thumbnail cache, etc.), Nautilus in Ubuntu 15.04 does not generate thumbnails for GIF image files. However, it generates a thumbnail ...
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How can I create a GIF out of a sequence of PNG files without the previous image appearing on the next frame?

I'll let the .gif I have do most of the talk: The GIF A bit of backstory: I have 100 PNG files (which can be accessed from this link), each one is a frame of an animation. With those files, I have to ...
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Why is there no simple method for using animated GIFs as a background?

I've seen multiple tutorials on it, but none of them are very easy. They all involve multiple scripts and ppas (not that there's anything inherently wrong with that). This is an issue I've been ...
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How to pause GIF animation at specific frame

Is there any kind of GIF/Image viewer, which is able to pause GIF animation at a specific frame or on mouse click? I tried using 'Image Viewer', but it seems there is no way to stop the GIF ...
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How to do I convert an webm (video) to a (animated) gif on the command line?

I suppose ffmpeg is the weapon of choice but I didn't find out how to reach my goal.
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How to save as GIF in Gthumb

I edited a GIF image (no animations) with gthumb and on trying to save I encountered the error: Could not save the file Could not find a suitable module to save the image as "image/gif" I jumped ...
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How can I convert a ttyrecord file in a .gif file?

Using ttyrec I can record any console program (ttyrec invokes a shell and records the session until the shell exits). The record is saved by default in a ttyrecord file and can be played using ...
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How can I quickly convert a GIF file to a video?

I have a small animation formatted as a GIF image file which I would like to convert to a video. Is that possible?
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Which free software can you use to create rotating 3D Spacefill models of molecules in .gif format?

An example of what I'm talking about is this animation from Wikipedia. I am running 32 bit 12.10 if it is relevant. Please describe step-by-step, with pictures (screenshots with the appropriate areas (...
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feh alternative that reproduce .gif

I love feh to classify my image collections, I've set the actions to move the current image to a certain directory, the problem comes when trying to open gifs, feh doesn't animate them. Therefore I ...
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How do I show an animated gif in the app I am developing?

I am developing Discvur, a simple Imgur viewer, for the Ubuntu App Showdown. Therefore I use quickly + Glade + Gtk + Python. PyGObject instead of PyGtk would be highly appreciated. I would like to ...
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How do I add text to an animated .gif in gimp?

I have just worked out how to create an animated.gif in gimp but I am having a problem adding text. When I create/add the text box and then save my.gif and view it, the text only flashes up over one ...
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How to create a gif from a movie or dvd etc

I am an absolute newbie so I don't really understand command prompt. I have downloaded gimp-gap (Is that the best one to use?). I want to make an animated gif from frames of a movie. I have a ...
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Why aren't my animated .gif images animated?

OS Version : Ubuntu 11.10 x64 Browser tested : Firefox - Not working Nightly - Not working Google Chrome - Not working Midori - Works Currently, i'm using 64 bit version of Ubuntu and i've ...