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Windows 7: animated gifs and windows photo viewer

16 Feb 2011   #61
corgano

Win 7 32 bit
 
 

@polarwind

IE draws it's GIFs each fram over the other without releasing the resources for the one under it, making it VERY inefficient and causing lag. I have no idea why microsoft thought this was a good idea.

The reason it wouldn't work is because you already specified the program to open gifs, and windows won't accept the SAME EXE NAME if it's in a new location. rename the exe and it will overwrite the previous value, allowing you to use it.


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22 Jun 2011   #62
dollwear702

win 7 64bit
 
 

Thanks I needed this
I'm new to win 7 and miss the way XP did some things
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24 Jun 2011   #63
wosloy

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 

I joined just so I could thank corgano;
thank you so much corgano. You've made my pc experience easier and more enjoyable.
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25 Jul 2011   #64
LuckyLuigi

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by corgano View Post
Try putting out the idea to make a codec for WIC to support animated gifs

I also made this because IE took to long to start up.
gifview.exe
Set This as the default program to view gif images. It is written in GDI+, so you can expect the same level functionality as the onw in win XP. As it was written by me, I can taylor it to suit your needs. Source available on request
Registered only to thank corgano for this excellent tool and to express my disbelief that this does not work in vista and windows 7.
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06 Aug 2011   #65
CentauriBoy

MS Windows 7 64-bit SP1
 
 

Thank you corgano, this program is exactly what I needed. To give thanks, I've made a hi-res version of the icon if anyone wants to use it.
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25 Aug 2011   #66
czol

Windows 7 Professional 32bit
 
 

Another person joining to say 'thanks!'
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11 Sep 2011   #67
TheGoldenGoat

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by corgano View Post
Try putting out the idea to make a codec for WIC to support animated gifs

I also made this because IE took to long to start up.
gifview.exe
Set This as the default program to view gif images. It is written in GDI+, so you can expect the same level functionality as the onw in win XP. As it was written by me, I can taylor it to suit your needs. Source available on request
I've been looking for a solution like this, thank you so much for this!
I literally just joined this forum to thank you. This has made the Windows 7 experience so much better. THANKS!
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11 Sep 2011   #68
boohbah

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600
 
 

welcome to seven forums ,stick around there is a hell of a lot more can be learned here
check out the tutorials click the link at the top of your page.
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20 Sep 2011   #69
Parky

Windows 7 Ultimate 64
 
 
Thanks

Googled animated gif viewer for Win 7 and got this - it WORKS - registered as a user to say THANK YOU!!!!!!
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29 Oct 2011   #70
Vanquish

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit
 
 

I joined just to say thanks so much corgano!
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