File Formats: GIF

GIF. This is the Graphics Interchange Format for storing and exchanging color raster images. LEADTOOLS supports transparency as well as local and global palettes.

Animated GIF. This is a multipage GIF format that can be played as an animation by displaying the images sequentially. LEADTOOLS lets you create and play the animations.

These files are LZW compressed.

The file constants associated with this file format are:

Constant Read Support Write Support Description
Gif 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 BPP 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 BPP GIF.

Required DLL: Leadtools.Codecs.Gif.Dll. 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 - Portable Network Graphics Format.

Platform Support

Extension Module Value Win32 Win64 Net32 Net64 Linux Android Apple UWP MimeType Friendly Name
Gif GIF 2 image/gif CompuServe GIF

For a complete list for supported file formats, see Summary of All Supported File Formats.

For details of the file formats supported across products and platforms, refer to File Format Comparison Chart.

Help Version 20.0.2020.4.3
Products | Support | Contact Us | Intellectual Property Notices
© 1991-2020 LEAD Technologies, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

LEADTOOLS Imaging, Medical, and Document