GIF Format (GIF)

These files are LZW compressed.

LEADTOOLS supports transparency as well as local and global palettes.

It is possible to speed up the loading of large GIF files. For more information, refer to Using Filter Data to Speed up Loading Large Files.

The file constants associated with this file format are:


Read Support

Write Support



1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 BPP

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 BPP

[2] GIF.

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

Related Formats: FLC - Flic Animation Format, PNG - MNG Portable Network Graphics Formats.


Win32, x64, Linux.

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