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Windows 7: animated gifs and windows photo viewer

18 May 2013   #111
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Thanks a lot Jerry.
I guess it's bad code, it doesn't give me animation when opening gifs.


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18 May 2013   #112
Bongo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 10 Pro
 
 

I have never tried it so I did not know, sorry.

Jerry
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18 May 2013   #113
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

No need to apologize Jerry, you didn't write the code.

MS explanation is that w7 has a picture viewer and most people don't have animated pics.
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18 May 2013   #114
Bongo

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Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 10 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Britton30 View Post
No need to apologize Jerry, you didn't write the code.

MS explanation is that w7 has a picture viewer and most people don't have animated pics.
Have you looked at this Windows 7 Gif Viewer Works perfectly it works as a viewer but not in explorer.

Jerry
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18 May 2013   #115
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

YEs, I've looked at most of them. Like the OP I was hoping someone would come up with a way to make them animate in the w7 pic viewer.
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18 May 2013   #116
I WANT MY GIFS

windows 7 64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bongo View Post
Here you go Gary
When I right click on an image & open with "Windows Photo & Fax Viewer" I get this message:



I installed it & then uninstalled it & then installed it again. What am I doing wrong? what do I need to delete or re-download?
I also tried goofwear's method, it also won't work.
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18 May 2013   #117
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

It won't work for me either. Try just double clicking an image.
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18 May 2013   #118
Bongo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 10 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by I WANT MY GIFS View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bongo View Post
Here you go Gary
When I right click on an image & open with "Windows Photo & Fax Viewer" I get this message:



I installed it & then uninstalled it & then installed it again. What am I doing wrong? what do I need to delete or re-download?
I also tried goofwear's method, it also won't work.
I was just providing the download I never used it.

Jerry
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19 May 2013   #119
BoureyS85

Windows 8 Pro x64
 
 

It is also stated above that you need to run the file (rundll32.exe) @ c:/windows/gif in compatibility mode for windows vista or xp. I hope this helps for you. I had the same error.
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19 May 2013   #120
DocBrown

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

Here is How I do it

animated gifs and windows photo viewer-gifview_set_association.jpg

animated gifs and windows photo viewer-gifview_animation_snip.jpg





Here is the ,exe file gifview.zip


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