|Registered MIME type: image/gif|
GIF raster image format.
Commonly used for static and animated graphics on the web.
GIF is an acronym for Graphics Interchange Format.
Uses LZW lossless compression after restriction to an 8-bit color palette.
Developed in 1987 by CompuServe.
|"Elements"||list of elements and options available in this file|
|"Rules"||full list of rules for each element and option|
|"Options"||list of rules for options, properties, and settings|
|"Animation"||animated GIF represented as an animation object|
|"Graphics"||graphics representing a static GIF or the first frame of an animated GIF|
|"GraphicsList"||frames of an animated GIF as a list of graphics|
|"Background"||background color shown in transparent image regions|
|"BitDepth"||bits used to represent each color channel in the file|
|"ImageCount"||number of frames in an animated GIF|
|"ColorMap"||color reduction palette|
|"Data"||array of RGB color values|
|"GlobalColorMap"||color reduction palette used by all frames, given as a list of RGBColor objects|
|"GrayLevels"||array of normalized gray-level values|
|"ImageSize"||overall image size|
|"RawData"||array of color map indices|
|"RGBColorArray"||array of RGBColor objects|
|Background||Automatic||background color shown in transparent image regions|
|ImageSize||Automatic||overall image size|
|"ImageTopOrientation"||Top||orientation of the image as stored in the file|
|"DitheringMethod"||"FloydSteinberg"||dithering algorithm used for generating the color-reduction table|
|"TransparentColor"||Automatic||color to be interpreted as transparent|
|"DisplayDurations"||Automatic||display duration for each frame in seconds|
|"Interlaced"||False||whether the graphics are stored in interlaced format, allowing progressive rendering|
|AnimationRepetitions||1||how many times the animation plays before stopping|
Import a raster image from a GIF file, rendering it as Graphics:
Read an animated GIF as a list of Graphics objects:
Import this file as an animation:
This rasterizes an arbitrary expression and converts the result to a GIF file:
Import the resulting file:
Create an animated GIF by exporting a list of Graphics expressions:
Import the resulting file as an animation:
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