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Windows 7: How to shrink animated gif file

19 Apr 2011   #1
computergeekguy

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How to shrink animated gif file

Hey guys :)

I have a gif file that is animated and moves but sadly the resolution is too big.

How do i shrink the resolution of the gif to like 200px by 200px

Keep in mind that this gif is not a single picture and moves just like some of the smilies on this forum do

All answers will be apriciated

Thanks


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19 Apr 2011   #2
The Howling Wolves

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by computergeekguy View Post
Hey guys :)

I have a gif file that is animated and moves but sadly the resolution is too big.

How do i shrink the resolution of the gif to like 200px by 200px

Keep in mind that this gif is not a single picture and moves just like some of the smilies on this forum do

All answers will be apriciated

Thanks
If you post it now.
I can shrink it down and send it back....The clock is ticking and I am out of here in 40 minutes....
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19 Apr 2011   #3
computergeekguy

7 home premium 64 bit
 
 

I was wanting to shrink it myself if at all possible

What program do u use to do it :)

I need to know how to manage gif's i might be using them a lot soon
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19 Apr 2011   #4
The Howling Wolves

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

I use and old animated program called Jasc which came with Paint Shop Pro v7.
What software do you have? You might try gimp or paint.net and look at their animated software.
You want to go into animation and reduce the size or number of frames. Do a little at a time and see if it works.
How to shrink animated gif file-captureanimation.png

How to shrink animated gif file-wolf22dw.gif


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19 Apr 2011   #5
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

You can do that with Format Factory

1. select Picures > All to Gif
2. Add file
3. Go to "Output Settings" and select the size
3. OK > OK
4. Start
5. The result is in Documents > FF Output.

PS: Format Factory is a very handy and excellent program for many other purposes (video and audio filetype conversion, Video cropping, change of output settings, etc.)
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19 Apr 2011   #6
DocBrown

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)
 
 

I have used PixResizer (Freeware) for some of my Gifs. Not sure if it will work on all sizes?
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21 Apr 2011   #7
computergeekguy

7 home premium 64 bit
 
 

Wow those all sound like exelant programs i will have to try some of them out

Thanks for all your help guys :)
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23 Apr 2011   #8
DaGooN

Windows 7 64bit Ultimate SP1, VMware Windows 7 64bit Ultimate SP1
 
 

If you don't want to install anything you could just use this
Free Online Image Editor
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