Windows Animated Cursor (ANI)

ANI is an animated cursor (animated mouse pointer). This file format is used for reading and storing Windows Animated Cursors. The LEADTOOLS filter does not support transparency information within these files.

LEAD supports loading and saving multi-page files in this format. Multipage ANI files will have a cursor as each page.

The file constants associated with this file format are:


Read Support

Write Support



1, 4, 8, 24 BPP

1, 4, 8, 24 BPP

[119] Windows Animated Cursor.

Required DLL: LFANI. For a listing of the exact DLLs needed, based on the toolkit version, refer to Files To Be Included With Your Application.

Related Formats: CUR - Windows Cursors, CLP - Microsoft Windows Clipboard Format, ICO - Windows Icons.


Win32, x64.

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